The Lorado Taft Field Campus is Northern Illinois University’s outdoor education and conference center and is located in Oregon, Illinois. Taft Campus’ outdoor education program is generally multidisciplinary, place-based, and experiential, and planned in close partnership with the visiting schools with the goal of providing excellent programming and customer service to the visiting students and staff.
Lorado Taft Field Campus is looking to fill multiple positions for its Outdoor Education Instructor position for the 2023-2024 school year. All positions require successful hires to live in provided campus housing.
For additional information about Lorado Taft Field Campus, please visit https://www.niu.edu/taft/.
Position Description Summary: The Outdoor Education Instructor is responsible for the instruction of resident outdoor education experiences for elementary and middle school students.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Minimum Required Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Physical Demands: Ability to hike hilly, uneven terrain. Ability to be on feet for much of the day.
Salary and Benefits: $2000/month; private room in furnished, shared housing; welcome to meals when dining hall is in operation; health, vision, and dental insurance.
Background Check: A successful pre-employment background check investigation, including a successful criminal background check will be required prior to start date.