The Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management at Clemson University is one of the largest of its type in North America, with 25 full-time faculty, 65 graduate (M.S. & Ph.D) and 500 undergraduate students. Clemson University is a land-grant institution located along the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Clemson is now ranked among the top 20 national public universities, according to U.S.News & World Report’s annual guide to “America’s Best Colleges” for 2015. The university is No. 20 on the list, its highest ranking and seventh consecutive year the school has been in the top 25.
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Position Announcement: Summer Scholars Academic Enrichment Program Camp Counselor, Clemson University Campus; May 31- August 8, 2015; for information.
Position Announcement - Director of Cities & Nature Initiative, Children & Nature Network, Washington, D.C. preferred or frequent travel to NLC office
The Children & Nature Network is seeking an experienced and strategic professional to provide leadership support for its new Cities Promoting Access to Nature initiative. This is a full-time (40 hrs/week), three-year contract position (Dec. 2014 – Nov. 2017). Contractor must provide his/her own workspace, computer and phone. The ideal candidate has a passion for the mission of connecting children to nature, experience working with leaders across sectors, and extensive program development and management experience.
The Children & Nature Network is a virtual organization with no central office or hub. However, given the nature of this initiative and the direct collaboration with the National League of Cities, location near Washington D.C. is preferred. If candidate is not located near Washington D.C., it is expected that he or she will travel frequently to the NLC office. Some travel will also be required for conferences, trainings and city-level implementation support.