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30 Mar 2023

Other Outdoor Assistant Director for the Adirondack Semester

St. Lawrence University – Posted by kbutler50 Canton, New York, United States

Job Description

The Adirondack Semester is a unique program of place-based environmental education, involving 3.5 months of residence and academic study at a base camp in the Adirondacks, an extended backcountry trip, and a variety of outdoor activities. The program situates students on the boundary between modern civilization and wild nature and encourages them to study and reflect on their relationship with each of these and on the choices, we must make in order to preserve the natural world. Faculty members commute to the site to teach a full university semester, including cultural and natural history of the Adirondacks, perceptions of nature, and a creative expressions course. (See This is a full-time, six-month appointment beginning July 6, 2023.

The Assistant Director will work under the supervision of the Director and in collaboration with one other Assistant Director and will live on site 5 days/week.

St. Lawrence University is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

How to Apply

To view the complete position description, including minimum qualifications required, as well as application instructions please visit: All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check. St. Lawrence University policy requires all employees and students to be up to date with available vaccinations against Covid-19 including, as applicable, a booster shot. Individuals may apply for a medical or religious exemption from this policy.

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Other Outdoor. Job Tags: outdoor education.

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