Schmeeckle Reserve Educator/Research Assistant Positions (2)

Schmeeckle Reserve Educator/Research Assistant Positions (2)
These paid positions provide opportunities to gain practical experience leading nature-themed programs with
mixed-age audiences. The positions are part of a graduate research project that is studying intergenerational
experiences in outdoor education settings.
Specific Duties:
• Lead multiple natural-resource themed programs for multigenerational groups (children and their
adult guardians)
• Participate in program content trainings
• Assist Schmeeckle graduate assistant with research activities
• Keep program materials organized and clean
• Full-time UW-Stevens Point student
• Good academic standing (GPA of 2.5 or higher)
• Experience in the field of environmental education or interpretation
• Passion for learning and teaching about the natural world
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including leadership qualities
• Background check will be conducted (working with children)
• Students with Work Study funding are encouraged to apply, but is not required for the position
Preferred Experience:
• Experience working with a variety of natural resources equipment (D-nets, field guides, microscopes,
• Experience working with intergenerational audiences
• July to August of 2016, with some weekend work. All programs will be held at Schmeeckle Reserve.
Training will be provided two weeks prior to the start of programs.
• 15-20 hours per week
• $9.25/hour
Application Instructions:
• Send cover letter and resume to Melissa Alexander, Schmeeckle Reserve Graduate Assistant, at with “Schmeeckle Reserve Educator” in the subject line.
• Review of applications begins on April 6th. Positions are open until filled.