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Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Leadership
Date Posted 02/21/2019
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities
The Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Leadership, in collaboration with the Director of Student Activities, coordinates Outdoor Leadership programs offered each academic year and manages the disc golf course. This position is at the College and works with undergraduate students and the public. Evening and weekend responsibilities are expected with flexible workday hours.
  • Develop a comprehensive outdoor trips program with a foundation of “Leave No Trace” principles.    
  • Coordinate program safety and risk management efforts including emergency action plans (EAP) for all trips, student employee certifications, and management of accident / incident reports.  
  • Recruit, supervise, train, evaluate, and schedule student leaders for planned outdoor leadership activities.
  • Administer assessment, evaluation, and mitigation of risk for all programs, equipment, and facilities including direct on site supervision of all overnight trips and activities. 
  • Manage existing partnerships across campus, including the Environmental Awareness Center, and in the Winona community, and develop new collaborative programming in and outside the Office of Student Life.  
  • Design, implement, and evaluate student learning outcomes and goals, in all program areas, for continuous improvement.  
  • Manage and maintain all outdoor recreational equipment through detailed inventory procedures, and ensuring it is used in a responsible way for university approved activities.
  • Manage the on campus disc golf course
  • Maintain a positive, safe, and inclusive environment providing a wide range of culturally relevant programs.  
  • Develop and administer program and equipment budgets.  
  • Use Involvio for program advertisement and management.   
  • Coordinate and develop the annual winter student bike storage program.  
  • Serve on committees as assigned.  
  • Adhere to all university policies and procedures.  
  • Perform other duties and lead other projects as assigned.  
Essential Skills and Abilities
Excellent communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills are required. Must be able to work as part of a team to set goals, meet expectations, and responsibilities for the Office of Student Life.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree required. Experience in recreational activities and leadership is preferred.  
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Required Materials Resume, Cover Letter, Professional References
Application Review Date 03/18/2019
Starting Date 08/01/2019
Contact Michael Ostman
Contact Email
Position Part-time
Contract Length 10 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.