Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) Lead Camp Counselor

Employer
NC State University
Location
Raleigh, NC

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Posting Number:

PG192283TM

Position Number:

18STP3

Position Type:

Temporary

Essential Job Duties:

The Wilson College of Textiles Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) is traditionally a six-day residential academic enrichment program offered 5 different weeks throughout the summer. This program is designed for rising high school seniors who have a strong interest in pursuing a degree at the Wilson College of Textiles.

To assist with the facilitating of this program, Wilson College is currently seeking 3 energetic, motivated and outgoing college students to serve as STEP counselors. Below are the ways in which the camp counselors will support the STEP program:

● Facilitate and/or assist with general activities and sessions
● Arrange Zoom calls for sessions
● Provide technical support to faculty and students
● Answering student questions
● Supervising students throughout the duration of the program
● Create and implement afternoon and/or evening engagement sessions
● Assist in programming with TECS oriented summer experience
● Act as a representative of NC State and Wilson College of Textiles
● Other duties as assigned
● Facilitate the check-in/check-out process (managing keys and student
forms)
● Overnight stays in residence hall to supervise the students
● Perform nightly walk-throughs of residence hall following curfew
● Facilitate tours
● In-charge of lunch and dinner deliveries
● Transporting students to activities on and off campus
● Ensuring campers respect University property

Proposed Work Schedule: During in-person STEP, counselors will be full-time, including overnight stays in the residence hall to supervise students, with a 4-hour break in the afternoon. At the beginning of May, counselors will be required to attend training in preparation for the program. Counselors must be available for each week of STEP, with the understanding that these dates may
change due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

● Week 1: June 12 – 17
● Week 2: June 19 – 24
● Week 3: June 26 – July 1
● Week 4: July 10 – 15
● Textile Pioneer Week: July 17 – 22
● Polymer Camp – July TBD

Proposed Hiring Range:
● In person: $450/week. Housing and some meals will be included.

Is Time Limited:

Yes

If Yes, Appointment Length:

3 months, contingent upon the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC

Classification Title:

Temporary-Technical/Paraprofessional

Working Title:

Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) Lead Camp Counselor

Work Schedule:

TBD based on schedule above

Minimum Experience/Education:

Counselors must have experience supervising students in a group setting.

Department Required Skills:

Counselors will need to be able to lead, take directions, be responsible and collaborate with peers. They need to be enthusiastic, a self-starter and have a passion for textiles.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

While it is not required, we would highly prefer that the counselors are currently enrolled in a Wilson College of Textiles undergraduate program.

Required License or Certification:

Driver’s license required by start date of program.
CPR Certification and First Aid is highly preferred but not required.

Valid NC Driver's License required?:

Yes

Commercial Driver's License Required?:

No

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Up to $2250

Job Open Date:

02/01/2022

Quick Link:

https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/156575

AA/EEO:

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University 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.

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