The Wilderness Institute (WI) of the W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation invites applications for the position of Director of Undergraduate and Field Education. This position is responsible for managing the Wilderness and Civilization program (W&C), as well as the Wilderness Studies Minor.

Job Description

Key duties include:

  • Instruction of field and classroom-based courses in the W&C program, as well as stand-alone classes
  • Support success of students enrolled in Wilderness Lecture Series
  • Development and supervision of field courses during the academic year and summer session, including hiring and supervision of temporary field instructors
  • Plan and implement annual student recruiting
  • Provide high-quality student mentoring and advising
  • Develop annual course and program budgets
  • Annually update and continuously implement the Risk Management Plan
  • Contribute to W&C alumni and donor stewardship
  • Support Wilderness Institute communications and development and development
  • Represent the Wilderness Institute and partner with Campus Recreation in the planning and implementation of the Freshman Wilderness Experience orientation program
  • Other academic and administrative duties as needed

How to Apply

Full position description, required and preferred qualifications, and application procedures are available at: