Temp Skilled Craft (TRAL Outdoor Assistant) Pool Academic Year 22/23
Oregon State University
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Internal Number: 121214
Internal Job Number: P03634CT
This recruitment will be used to fill future full-time and part-time Temporary Tourism, Recreation, and Adventure Leadership (TRAL) Outdoor Assistants positions at Oregon State University-Cascades throughout the 2022-2023 academic year.
Two TRAL areas of specialization are offered at OSU-Cascades: Nature, Eco and Adventure Tourism (NEAT) and Adventure Leadership Education (ALE). The intention of this pool is to collect applications for current or future opportunities and does not necessarily imply a position is available at this time.
During the Fall, Winter and Spring terms TRAL offers technical courses that focus on a variety of distinct disciplines. Intro to White Water Kayaking, Intro to Canoeing, Intermediate Paddlesports, Rock Site Management, Intermediate Rock Climbing, Land and River Expeditions and Snow Sport Skills and Awareness courses. The Temp Skilled Craft Outdoor Assistant will assist the instructor of record in delivering the outcomes related to the specific course. They will assist with providing emphasis on activity and basic skills, participate in field sessions, demonstrate and assist students in use of equipment and resources, provide individual and group activities to stimulate learning, assist giving safety briefings, and assist lead instructor in managing student safety on the water and land. The experienced Temp Skilled Craft Outdoor Assistant will assist in demonstrating up to date high level techniques for the required course. i.e. kayaking, canoeing, climbing and snow sports techniques.
OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,100 students in bachelor's and master's degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, and opened its new campus in 2016. The branch campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 to 5,000 students by 2025. OSU-Cascades is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.
Must show documented experience for specific course being taught including, but not limited to: Documented class IV kayaker, or canoer, or rafter, or documented sea kayak experience for paddlesports courses.
Competent and comfortable leading traditional and sport routes up to 5.9 for climbing courses.
Comfortable skiing and/ or riding black diamond and double black diamond terrain as well as varying back-country terrain.
BC Coach Award, or ACA Level IV certification, or 5 years of documented kayak and canoe experience.
AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Certification, or AMGA Rock Guide Course Completion, or PCIA Single Pitch Instructor Certification, or 5 years of documented rock climbing experience.
PSIA & AASI Instructor Certification, or AMGA Ski Guide Course Completion, or 5 years of documented skiing and/or riding experience.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Outdoor activities on the water and land, mostly Thursday and Friday afternoons with an occasional Saturday or extended multi-week field-time depending on course.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.