Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) Lead Camp Counselor

NC State University
Raleigh, NC

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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
● 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:


If Yes, Appointment Length:

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

Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC

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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?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

Up to $2250

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