Position Title

ORAP Student Coordinator & Trip Leader


2021 / 2022 Academic Year

Total Positions Available


Job Location

The Barn


Judy Wentzel


$12.50 per hour

Start Date

August 20, 2021

End Date

May 17, 2022

Hours Per Week

Hours may vary - up to 20 hours per week


The Outdoor Recreation Adventure Program’s success depends on student involvement.  The ORAP Student Coordinator & Trip Leader assist with program operations and development. These positions are designed to create opportunities for student leadership and growth, in areas such as program planning and facilitation of outdoor education & recreation.


  • Oversees the health & safety of all program participants through supervision of ORAP room and indoor climbing wall
  • Assists with implementing HWS ORAP policies and procedures and department emergency protocols
  • Attends ORAP mandatory monthly staff meetings and trainings
  • Assists with program finances and semester budget proposals
  • Manages operations pertaining to the indoor climbing wall
  • Assists and oversees the organization and planning of trips and program workshops
  • Assist with the upkeep of the rental shop and equipment inventory
  • Develops and implements all promotional strategies
  • Helps facilitate program evaluations & assessments


  • Previous experience or pertinent knowledge in outdoor education and recreation
  • Availability to work 2 to 4 weekly schedule ORAP room shift (8 to 10 hours per week) and some weekends (trips & events)
  • Certified in CPR/AED & First-Aid (department provides opportunities for students to obtain this certification)
  • Physically must able to lift objects weighing a maximum of 50lbs
  • Attentiveness to detail, good time management and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn, grow as a leader, work through conflict, and be a part of a team.

Review of applications will begin immediately. You may be contacted by the hiring supervisor for additional information.  Interested applicants are to submit a cover letter and resume using our application service Interfolio at the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/86260

An interview will be required.

If you have any questions about using Interfolio, please email HR@hws.edu or call the Office of Human Resources at 315-781-3312.
Once hired, students must be authorized to work any job on campus by completing the Form I-9 and tax withholding forms. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at ext. 3312 or by email HR@hws.edu to ensure that your forms are complete. 

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