Ithaca, NY
Feb 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information

Vacancy ID S2072 Job Title SUMMER MUSIC ACADEMY RESIDENCE HALL COUNSELORS Department Music Preparatory Programs School/Parent Organization Music Parent Org Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Parttime-Temporary Anticipated start date 07/07/2017 If temporary, expected end date 07/29/2017 Hours per week Live-In Position Weeks Per Year 1-3 Normal Start Time Normal End Time Position/Job Summary
Temporary, live-in positions from July 9-22, 2017, (High School Division), or July 23-29, 2017, (Intermediate Division), responsible for providing supervision and guidance to students who stay overnight in Ithaca College residence halls. Duties include ensuring the physical safety and overall well-being of participants; checking-in with students at each meal; running a daily recreation activity; assisting faculty and conductors as needed; performing as needed; possibly storing and administering prescription medication as per the guidelines of the Tompkins County Health Department; serving as a role model for students both personally and professionally; and keeping Director advised of any conflicts, accidents and disciplinary problems in the residence hall.
Position/Job Responsibilities Position/Job Qualifications
Candidates should express genuine interest in working with a diverse group of children in a residence hall environment and have a basic understanding of human, social, and educational development. A background in music is required. Candidates with prior experience working with youth in a camp environment, a history of providing leadership to a variety of age groups, and the ability to foster the development of a community through a variety of methods preferred. All counselors are required to attend a health and safety meeting and be able to practice and adhere to the methods and guidelines as stated in the Ithaca College Safety and Medical Plan.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested individuals should apply online at and attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references. If you have not yet completed an application on CampMinder, please visit additional application instructions. Questions about the online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position Department description College Description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at
Market Hiring Range $727.50 per Week FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? No

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

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    1. * What is your primary instrument?
      (Open Ended Question)


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