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Cornell University

PE Program Instructors

Canoeing on a lake

PE Programs is seeking talented folks for teaching positions during the school year. Working for PE Programs is a rewarding and challenging job full of opportunities for growth and giving. Highly motivated individuals who are interested in working with people and developing leadership and teaching skills are encouraged to apply online. Potentially qualified applicants typically have personal outdoor experience, leadership potential, teaching experience, and enthusiasm for the position. It might be helpful to you to review the Expectations and Benefits document before you apply. Teaching jobs are available in many areas:

  • Hiking and Backpacking
  • Paddling: Canoeing, Sea Kayaking, White Water Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding
  • Rock and Ice Climbing
  • Biking: Touring, Mountain Biking
  • Skiing: Cross Country and Telemark
  • Caving
  • Tree Climbing
  • Trail Running
  • Ropes Course

Now accepting applications for the Fall 2024 Semester. (Applications will be reviewed in April 2024.)

Online Application

Read more about our expectations and benefits, then go directly to our online application. We will contact you one way or the other around a week after the above due date.

If you have questions, contact Mark Holton at or 607-254-2798.