Wildlands Studies seeks a part-time office assistant with experience and a strong background in university administration, higher education, study abroad and/or environmental education.
Renowned for its accredited researched-based undergraduate field programs, Wildlands Studies offers field based environmental science programs to undergraduate students on academically rigorous, wilderness-based six-week and two-week field study programs to explore habitats and cultures of specific USA-based and international locales. Students earn 15 quarter credits for three field classes covering Environmental Studies, Field Research Practices, and Environment and Culture taught by a qualified instructor responsible for seminars, lectures, instruction, guided field work and field methods, assessment of all student work, group dynamics and program logistics. Most participants are undergraduates who join us on site from all over North America and Canada. Students consistently report that their Wildlands Studies experience added depth and meaning to their on-campus classes and “changed their lives”.
Please review our website: www.wildlandsstudies.com.
Wildlands Studies seeks part-time office assistant with a strong interest or background in university administration, study abroad, environmental education, direct management of university students, and/or the outdoor recreation industry. Under the direction of the Director, this position is responsible for many day-to-day office duties as well as specific tasks including student applications, parent/student inquiries and interactions, application interviews, program preparation and management, contracts, database management, and university relations and campus outreach. This position will start out as an 15 hour per week non-benefited year-round position located in our home office in Aptos, CA and likely progress to a 20 hour per week non-benefited position split between candidate’s home office and our Aptos office.
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Dates of Employment & Compensation
Starts January 17, 2022. Wildlands Studies is located in Aptos, CA. Office Assistant must be able work on-site up to 15 hours per week on a specific schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10am to 3pm.
Pay rate: $28-32 per hour depending on experience, 15 hours per week, set schedule Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10am to 3pm., in our home office in Aptos, CA.
Application Procedures and deadlines
Apply online at Wildlands Studies/AboutUs/Employment Opportunities. Attach cover letter with stated interest and experience, along with resume. Please be sure to review our website and programs before responding (www.wildlandsstudies.com). Qualified applicants will be contacted.
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