Start Date: August 2010
Salary: $27,477.00 AUD plus on-site room and board and an excellent benefits package
The purpose of this residential position is to provide non-academic program support for students and faculty. Using skills in external community networking, group facilitation, team building, and conflict resolution, the Student Affairs Manager fosters in students a sense of community and group responsibility, a proactive attitude toward program safety, a respect for local culture(s) and an appreciation of the logistically complex nature of being an active participant in a field-based program.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; Masters preferred. Professional outdoor, experiential, and/or field education experience. Significant experience managing student groups in a residential setting. Demonstrated skills in group facilitation, team building, conflict resolution, outdoor leadership, risk management. Demonstrated community outreach experience. Wilderness First Responder and CPR Certifications, or equivalent. Experience living or working in host country or region with appropriate language skills. Clean driving record and ability to operate a manual transmission vehicle.
TO APPLY: Email a cover letter and resume outlining relevant experiences to: The School for Field Studies at email@example.com. Faxes and hard copy will not be accepted. Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the SFS Website at www.fieldstudies.org for similar Student Affairs Manager positions in Kenya and Mexico.