SA: AESOP Assistant Director (S9892X)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities


The AESOP Director assists with directing the entire AESOP program in the fall.

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The Basics

Department: Student Affairs
Supervisor: Ree Russell
Office Location: 103 Lane Hall
Pay Grade: X
Hours: 20
Workers: 2-3

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


This student must have completed their freshman year at Bates and must be WFA, first aid, and CPR certified. The AESOP Assistant Director must have extensive camping experience and must have led an AESOP trip before. The AESOP Assistant Director must be able to lift, carry, and setup camping equipment as well as camp in Maine and NH. For canoe trips, they must be able to use a canoe trailer.


The director reports to Ree Russell and works closely with the head AESOP Directors.


Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

-Manage entire AESOP program which involves making campsite reservations and organizing programs

-Recruit and Train Trip Leaders

-Select trips and create itineraries

-Produce the brochure and keep AESOP website updated

-Recruit and select first year participants and place them on trips

-Responsible for creating and conducting the training program for Trip Leaders

-Manage equipment and food budget

-Responsible for making a final report

-Responsible for training assistants directors for their next year as head director