Horizons Summer Program Assistants

Potsdam, NY
Mar 09, 2019
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Horizons Summer Program Assistants Posting Number Staff 2014000935 FLSA Non-Exempt Level Full-time/ Part-time Full-time Is this a temporary Position? Yes Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

H-I is a science/math program for girls in 7th or 8th grade at the time of application. H-II is a math/engineering program for 8th or 9th graders at the time of application. H-III is a college prep program for girls who have attended H-II in previous years and will be juniors or seniors in high school. Program Assistants are the “big sisters” that guide the participants through their entire stay on campus. They are responsible to promote a sense of community among the participants, foster an appreciation for social and cultural differences, promote an atmosphere conducive to personal growth and development, and ensure safety and well-being. Program Assistants walk their young charges to classes and meals, provide after hours activities and encourage participants to understand the excitement of math, science and engineering. Program Assistants assist instructors during classroom activities if needed.
Housing and meals are provided.

(this is a 3 week summer camp)

Minimum Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills

High School Diploma/GED
Must be at least 18 years old.
Must be female or identify as female.

High school graduates must have a minimum of two years of experience working with 12 to 18 year olds.

All selected candidates must pass the Sex Offender Registry check and not be on the list.

PA Staff will reside on campus and be available 24/7 as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills

Working toward a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics or a similar disicipline.

Good stamina and high energy are important,along with the ablity to entertain participants during down time with ice breakers and to explore team and leadership opportunities, and utilize good judgement and critical-thinking skills to deal with unexpected situations.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, bend and stoop. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Posting Detail Information

Close Date Open Date 01/25/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions for this Posting

Please apply by March 15, 2019.

Please attach transcripts as other document and cover letter.

Resumes are optional but highly recommended

Reference Request Details

Maximum Number of Reference Requests 2 Minimum Number of Reference Requests 2 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Clarkson Website
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Massena-Potsdam Courier Observer
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • IM Diversity
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • JTPA
    • LinkedIn
    • New York Job Bank
    • North Country This Week
    • St. Lawrence Plaindealer
    • Veterans Administration
    • Watertown Daily Times
    • Ogdensburg Journal
    • Employee Referral
    • Alumni Referral
    • Conference Referral
    • Indeed
    • Monster.com
    • List-serv
    • NorthCountryNow.com
    • Discipline specific journals
    • Discipline specific website
    • Times Union
    • Diversityjobs.com
    • Other
    • I do not wish to answer
  2. * What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • Highschool Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • ABD (all but disertation)
    • Phd
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • Less Than One
    • One to Two
    • Two to Three
    • Three to Five
    • Five or More
  4. * Are you a current Clarkson student?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How do you embrace Diversity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other
Optional Documents
  1. Resume