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Technical Assistant

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Position Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Number 00011923
Position Title Technical Assistant
FTE 0.53
Department Lorado Taft
Employment Type P
Responsibilities

Reporting to the Outdoor Education Coordinator, this person is primarily responsible for the instruction of resident environmental education experiences for elementary and middle school groups at Lorado Taft Campus, Oregon, Illinois. This person works closely with other staff to develop and deliver outdoor education programs. This person will also be responsible for creating an educational display for a classroom bulletin board. Training programs include, but are not limited to, Taft Campus policies and procedures, Taft Campus safety and risk management procedures, writing lesson plans, group management techniques, observing seasoned educators, and co-teaching.
WORK ACTIVITIES
1. Create and deliver lessons to elementary through high school students.
2. Research relevant information regarding Taft programs in order to have the necessary background knowledge to teach classes on topics such as ecology, cultural history, outdoor skills, and team building.
3. Participate in training activities and weekly staff meetings (Monday mornings and Friday afternoons).
4. Research and create a relevant, educational display for a classroom bulletin board.
5. Other duties as assigned.

Working Hours Varied
Starting Salary $8.50/ Hour
Required Skills

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualification

Prior experience working in a similar environment (outdoor/environmental education facility, summer camp, nature center) preferred.

Posting Date 09/08/2017
Closing Date 10/06/2017
Open Until Filled No
Materials
Background Check Required Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accomodation

To request a reasonable accommodation please contact Human Resource Services at 815.753.6000. For more information about requesting an ADA accommodation view Employment and Accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act policy.

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