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Assistant Director, Maine Bound (id:52614)

Statement of the Job :
Campus Recreation offers a wide variety of programming, including Maine Bound, a well-known outdoor education and recreation program. Maine Bound is housed in the Maine Bound Adventure Center, a state of the art climbing and teaching facility. In addition to the Adventure Center, the Assistant Director is responsible for the Challenge Course located in the University Forest. Maine Bound is known for its excellent programs and services, which this position will administer. Typical hiring range for this position is $38,000 to $44,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications
Complete Job Description
About the University :
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System?s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.
Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.
Qualifications :
Required:
Master's Degree in Outdoor Recreation or related field
Wilderness First Responder
Maine Guides License required (or ability to obtain within 3 months of employment)
Position should have additional training or certification in at the instructor level through such organizations as the American Canoe Association, American Mountain Guides Association, Wilderness Education Assocation, Project Adventure, etc.
Required to maintain certifications and to participate in ongoing continuing education programs
At least three years of full-time experience in program administration, leadership and operations. Two years of a related graduate assistantship may be substituted for one year.
Other Information :
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references
You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: January 14, 2019
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: January 22, 2019
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: February 1, 2019
Tentative start date: March 4, 2019
For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Kristie.Deschesne at Kristie.Deschesne@maine.edu or 207-581-3479.
Appropriate background checks are required .
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran?s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
Position Title: Assistant Director, Maine Bound (id:52614)
Campus: Orono
Department: Division of Student Life - OSDEN
Bargaining Unit: UMPSA
Location: Orono, ME
Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)
Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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