JFK Airport Coordinator (Summer 2017) at Rustic Pathways
Rustic Pathways is a student travel organization which offers the world's finest experiential education, community service, foreign language, and adventure programs. Our destinations stretch from the white-sand beaches of Fiji to the rainforest canopies of Costa Rica, the high Himalayan mountains to the Great Barrier Reef, and many places in between. We provide superior quality travel and service in some of the most welcoming countries for students around the world. Rustic Pathways demands professionalism and integrity across all of our operations, insists on quality in all aspects of our programs, and places strong emphasis on the safety and well-being of our students and staff. We empower students through innovative and responsible travel experiences to positively impact lives and communities around the world.
This position is for highly motivated and passionate individuals who value experiential education, international travel, and thrive in often chaotic environments. This position starts June 6 and will end mid-August this summer. Airport Coordinators work directly with our students and Flight Leaders in one of our gateway airports - JFK International Airport in New York. They ease the airport hustle and bustle as students embark on and return from their journey with us. Airport Coordinators must be able to coordinate, track, and account for every student in the airport, which can range from 40 to 200 students on our busiest travel days. They must also keep track of flight information for the domestic and international flights our students travel on. Being flexible and adaptable to ever-changing conditions regarding flight delays, cancellations, re-routings, and ticket changes is imperative for Airport Coordinators.
Airport Coordinators are usually the first person our families meet at the airport. They impact our families by calming fears and trepidations, getting students excited for the amazing opportunity ahead of them, and guiding everyone involved as students depart for their program and return to the US.
This is a seasonal, non-exempt position. Schedule is Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays only.
You work with another Airport Coordinator and the Flight Leaders at one of our gateway airports - JFK International Airport - to accomplish the following:
Years of Experience: At least 2-3 years of relevant teaching, leadership, logistics planning, coordination, or a combination of work experience.
Experience in the following areas:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Work from one of our gateway airports - JFK International Airport in New York - on departure and arrival days of our student group flights. Schedules will vary depending on airport location.
Rustic Pathways is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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