Fundamental Outdoor Leadership Instructor

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number TMP00821PO17 Classification Title Instructor Internal Title Fundamental Outdoor Leadership Instructor Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Education Department Physical Education Salary 1950.00 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Part Time Hours per week 7 Work Schedule

The course meets on Wednesday's from 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm and various weekends, time is TBA.

Type of Temporary Position Adjunct Faculty Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

This course is designed as an introduction to basic wilderness living skills, environmental stewardship practices, sound safety, practices, outdoor leadership theory and practical application as related to a college outdoor recreation and education program. The course is specifically designed for students pursuing trip leading with USC Outdoor Adventures and students with a sincere interest in developing outdoor leadership skills


A minimum of a bachelor's degree in an outdoor education or related field is necessary along with appropriate proficiency, knowledge and experience teaching in outdoor recreational fields as well as memberships in the American Qualifications Mountain. Guides Association and the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education. Must be certified by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association in CPR. Prior teaching experience at the college or university level is preferred. Background check is required.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 01/16/2018 Proposed End Date 04/30/2018 Job Open Date 12/15/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants must submit 3 references

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

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