Assistant/Associate Director for the Bowdoin Outing Club

  • Bowdoin College
  • Brunswick, ME
  • Dec 20, 2020
Full time   Deans & Directors

Job Description

This position spends a significant amount of time working directly with student officers, student employees, trip leaders, and instructors in a mentoring/supervisory role, and must have the ability to help students develop strong critical decision making and risk management skills. There is also a large component of managing the logistical operations of the Bowdoin Outing Cub, including the food/kitchen operation, equipment room operation and the climbing wall in the Buck Center. This also involves supervising 12-20 student employees. This position spends most weekends during the academic year, as well as multi-day trips over breaks, in the field with students. The role of this position on these trips includes teaching leadership, health and wellness, technical outdoor skills, mentoring student trip leaders, and providing risk management oversight. This position also supervises the BOC Orientation trip coordinators, who are responsible for the recruiting/training of trip leaders, logistical planning for the trips, communication with students/parents, faculty/staff across the College and with off-campus organizations/vendors. This position requires someone able to think strategically about meeting our students evolving needs for programming in the context of outdoor education and the educational mission of the College.

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