Instructional Specialist - Tour Guide (Part Time/Multiple Positions) (Oracle, AZ)
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|Title||Instructional Specialist - Tour Guide (Part Time/Multiple Positions) (Oracle, AZ)|
|Department||Biosphere 2 (1306)|
|Location||Outside of Tucson|
Biosphere 2 is seeking candidates to conduct tours and present information about Biosphere 2 in an accurate, clear and enthusiastic manner. Multiple positions are available.
The Biosphere 2 is located north of Tucson – north of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Biosphere 2 is one of the world’s most unique facilities dedicated to the research and understanding of global scientific issues. The Biosphere 2 facility serves as a laboratory for controlled scientific studies, an arena for scientific discovery and discussion, and a far-reaching provider of public education. Its mission is to serve as a center for research, outreach, teaching and life-long learning about Earth, its living systems, and its place in the universe; to catalyze interdisciplinary thinking and understanding about Earth and its future; to be an adaptive tool for Earth education and outreach to industry, government, and the public; and to distill issues related to Earth systems planning and management for use by policymakers, students and the public.
The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.
|Duties & Responsibilities||
•Conduct engaging, lively Biosphere 2 public tours with enthusiasm and scientific accuracy to diverse audiences while keeping within the parameter of time limits and the approved tour script.
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities||
•Ability to navigate uneven stairs and grades up to 10%.
Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.
|Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications||
Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, four years of progressively responsible instructional or subject work experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
•Strong, well developed public speaking, teaching, and interpretative skills. Prior experience in teaching or group instruction is required.
|Full Time/Part Time||Part Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||19.6|
|Job Category||Temporary and Part-time|
|Posted Rate of Pay||DOE|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||Multiple|
|Desired Start Date|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Limited to Current UA Employees||No|
|Contact Information for Candidates||
Candice Crossey – email@example.com
|Review Start Date||10/03/2016|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicant||
Candidates must provide a letter of interest and resume.
|Quick Link for Internal Postings||http://uacareers.com/postings/13594|
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Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
Where did you first learn about this position?
- Arizona Daily Star
- Arizona Republic
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Department of Economic Security (DES)
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- Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
- Local Job Banks
- Pima County One-Stop
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- Professional journal/publication
- Referred by UA Employee
- Invited by Dept to Apply
- UA Website
Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, four years of progressively responsible instructional or subject work experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter