Summer Camp Instructor Assistant

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Working Title:

Summer Camp Instructor Assistant

Position Number:



AAH Coastal Studies Institute

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Academic Affairs

Competency Level:

3 - Advanced

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Hourly Salary Rate/Range:

$11.22 - $19.70

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Position Type:

Temporary Staff

Job Category:

Staff - Professional

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:

Two (2) Temporary Position(s) located at Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese, NC/ Position (s) open to assist in planning and implementing the weekly CSI 2018 summer day camp programs (June 21-August 13, 2021). This position will be required to work in the classroom and occasional outdoor activities at CSI and in the field at off site locations. This position will be responsible for presenting age-appropriate programming related to the research and activities of the Coastal Studies Institute to participants in CSI’s summer day camps.

Job Duties :

Lead educational and engaging lesson plans and activities for camp participants both at CSI and in the field. Identify and respond to camper behavior issues; communicate camp activities/experiences with camp leadership; and know, understand and follow CSI and ECU camp safety protocols and procedures associated with CSI’s summer camp programs.

Minimum Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related childcare experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

-Prior experience in a science education (formal or informal is preferred). Knowledge of natural history, environmental and marine education. Delivery of science education program to summer campers.
-Interpersonal skills, time management, leadership, research, planning and organizing. Provide effective feedback to leadership regarding classroom needs and summer program development.
-A high degree resourcefulness and problem solving.
-Excellent oral and communication skills.
-Good judgment and be flexible.
-Team player and the ability to work in a fast paced educational environment.
-High School degree or equivalent is required

License or Certification Required by the Department:

Valid NC Driver’s License
Upon hire, completion of CPR, first aid and any additional training required by ECU/CSI.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 6/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time