Camp Grant Walker Instructor (Riflery) - Grant Parish - R00077261

Work Location: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center located in Pollock, Louisiana

Position Description: This individual will serve as the lead instructor teaching Riflery and outdoor skills subject matter in a track format to an audience of up to 25-50 youth at a time, grades 4th – 6th in a camp setting. This person will be responsible for meeting with two other assigned camp staff before and after track time each day. The instructor will join other summer staff in providing safe supervision of youth while at camp and will support 4-H professionals, volunteers and members in conducting meaningful educational experiences to help a child develop life skills. Works under the direct supervision of the 4-H Program Coordinator to implement all policies and procedures of the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development program.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach classes in rifle using established safety protocols.
  • Prepare detailed lesson plans for at least 2.5 hours of instruction including rainy day class time instruction in Riflery.
  • Maintain equipment, including guns, ammo, ear, and eye protection, and targets.
  • Conduct daily inspection and cleaning of the range.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures.
  • Other program responsibilities as assigned by the 4-H Program Coordinator.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Preferred applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social or Behavioral Sciences, or field related to outdoor skills.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a 4-H Shooting Sports Rifle Instructor Level 1 or NRA certification.
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by the LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management Unit.
  • The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and teamwork skills and work efficiently with youth in group situations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Training and experience in teaching Riflery to youth.
  • Desire and ability to work with youth outdoors in varied conditions.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with groups participating (various ages and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers.
  • Ability to enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply proper behavior management techniques.

Salary: $3,000.00 for the ten-week period.

Date Available: Camp session is May 22-July 28, 2023. LOST Camp takes place August 3-6, 2023. Work hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week from 7:30 am until 12:00 pm, plus prep and clean-up time. The camp is not in session the week of June 19-23, 2023. The required training period will be May 11 – May 19, 2023.

Application Deadline: February 10, 2023, or until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Procedure: Must apply online at LSU AgCenter Careers

MUST submit a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and official transcripts for application to be considered complete.

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

1/9/2023 6:08:27 PM
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