Outdoor Programs Instructor

University of California San Francisco - San Francisco, CA4.2

Part-timeEstimated: $36,000 - $46,000 a year
The Outdoor Programs Instructor provides instruction, leadership and assistance while acting as a guide on non-credited outdoor recreational activities that inculde camping, hiking, backpacking, sea kayaking and stand up paddle boarding to primarily UCSF students and staff as well as the general public with participants of all ages. Demonstrate excellent outdoor program customer service skills, attend staff meetings and in-house training as required. Annually, contribute to the assessment of the program. Remain current in both first aid and outdoor activity skills prescribed by supervisor. Behave in a professional manner, work as a team player and adhere to program policies.

UCSF Outdoor Programs provides access to outdoor activities as a means of balancing a busy school and work schedule by providing logistics, equipment and instruction when necessary.

UCSF Outdoor Programs instructors enhance the participant’s experience through natural and human history knowledge of program areas, by providing assitance with camp craft and managing group activites in a safe environment.

Please Note: This is a 15% variable one year limited appointment starting from the date of hire, with possibility of extension.

Outdoor Programs is a sub-unit of Fitness and Recreation at UCSF. Outdoor Programs includes recreation programs such as camping, hiking, tidepooling, backpacking, sea kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, winter sports, group adventure trips, rock wall climbing, and team building programs. Program areas include Mendocino, Sonoma, Big Sur, Yosemite, Pt. Reyes, Angel Island, Mt. Diablo, Big Basin, Pinnacles as well as local areas such as Sausalito and Mission Bay for aquatic activities.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.