Georgia 4-H Student/Temp Camp Counselor

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Posting Details

Posting NumberG/R06544PWorking TitleGeorgia 4-H Student/Temp Camp CounselorDepartmentCAES Rock Eagle 4-H CenterAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule InformationAdvertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperienceAnticipated Start Date01/11/2020Posting Date11/26/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyRock Eagle 4-H Center EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.


Independently lead classes and activities, sports and recreation opportunities, lifeguard for waterfront activities.

Percentage of time60Duties/Responsibilities

Provide leadership and participate in large group recreation events.

Percentage of time15Duties/Responsibilities

Produce and provide entertainment for large groups.

Percentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities

Participate in meetings and trainings. Kitchen patrol, clean-up of grounds and facilities or other light maintenance duties.

Percentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities

Assist with sales in the canteen.

Percentage of time5Position Details

Classification TitleTemporary Hourly ProfessionalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

This job is a Camp Counselor in the Georgia 4-H Summer camping program, located at one of five 4-H Facilities across the state. Counselors are expected to create a safe and fun environment for campers to participate in experiential learning and recreational opportunities, primarily in an outdoor, natural setting. Counselors also plan and produce entertainment opportunities for campers and work to coordinate these activities with UGA Cooperative Extension and other Center staff.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

American Red Cross Lifeguard certification, CPR certification and AED certification or willingness to obtain.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

This is a highly rigorous position with physical activities including but not limited to daily walking of three to four miles. This position is mostly outdoors in the extreme heat of June and July for extended periods of time.  

Is this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?YesDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoPosting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UGA Student and will be enrolled in classes in Spring Semester 2020?
    • Yes
    • No
    • N/A- I am NOT a Student at UGA or any USG Institution
  2. * Are you a current student in another USG Institution (not UGA) and will be enrolled in classes for Spring Semester 2020?
    • No
    • Yes
    • N/A - I am NOT a Student at UGA or any USG Institution
  3. * If you are a UGA Student, are you currently employed as a Student Worker, and will be employed in that role from January - May, 2020?
    • Yes
    • No
    • N/A- I am NOT a Student at UGA or any USG Institution
  4. * If you are a Student with another USG Institution (not UGA), are you currently employed as a Student Worker and will be employed in that role from January - May 2020?
    • Yes
    • No
    • N/A - I am NOT a Student at UGA or any USG Institution
  5. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 12/5/2019
    Application Due: 10/7/2020
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