The AIARE Technical Director is a fixed retainer position of approximately 10 hours a week, with additional hours during the spring planning and fall training sessions The Technical Director provides technical oversight of AIARE’s Recreation and Professional programming including but not limited to curriculum review and development, student evaluations, course quality, Instructor Staff training, risk management practices. The Technical Director works closely with AIARE’s Executive Team and Education Committee, to ensure AIARE is continuing to lead the avalanche industry in curriculum development, program execution and instructor education.
AIARE PRO Instructors deliver AIARE Professional Level 1 and 2 avalanche courses. Staffing on AIARE PRO Programs is guided by the instructor qualifications and applicant’s previous work experience. The AIARE PRO Program Director will work with PRO Instructors to curate a staffing and professional development plan for each individual.
AIARE Instructor Trainers deliver AIARE Instructor Development courses including the AIARE Course Leader Training, AIARE Instructor Training, and all AIARE Instructor Continuing Education courses. Instructor Trainers work together as a team with the AIARE Rec Program Director to develop curriculum and deliver programs via classroom and field courses, webinars, and written articles.