College is seeking a full-time Director of LandSea, an extensive self-supporting 18-day wilderness outdoor
orientation program that typically accommodates 70 – 90 first-year college
student participants, approximately 20 upperclass student leaders, and a small,
temporary staff of non-student Guides.
LandSea dates back to 1974 and, for most of its history, has taken place
in Killarney Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. For fall of 2011, the location will shift to
Algonquin Provincial Park.
Director has overall responsibility for the LandSea program – the quality of
the educational experience for all
participants and staff, leadership development, risk management and
safety, logistics, selection and training of student leaders and Guides, development
of program protocols and policies, budget management, purchase and maintenance of equipment, and
supervision of half-time LandSea Coordinator, Guides, student leaders, and
student workers. For a complete description of this position
and application directions, please see www.kzoo.edu/hr/employment. Candidates applying by October 29, 2010, will
receive full consideration with later submissions reviewed as needed until the
position is filled.
College is a highly selective national liberal arts college offering an
integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts
curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international
settings. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in
Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000 which supports four
college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural
associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many
opportunities for outdoor activities. For more information about the College,
see our home page at www.kzoo.edu .