Posting Summary: The Summer Enrichment Program at the Curry School of Education is seeking applicants for Counselors to staff its residential summer program for gifted and/or high ability students from June 11, to July 29, 2017. Counselors are responsible for 8 to 10 campers, providing supervision during meals and on the evening and weekends, including overnight. They are responsible for activities such as large group games, sports, mental-challenge, all-camp BBQ, field day, and swimming at a UVa pool. In addition, Counselors teach a mini-seminar and are responsible for developing that curriculum and teaching it once during each session.
Applicants must have completed at least one year of college by the summer 2017 camp session. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to make sound decisions showing excellent judgment are essential. Applicants must be able to relate to children and young adults in grades four through college. Experience supervising children in camp, recreational, or school setting is preferred.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0619991. Complete an application online; attach a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae.
In addition, applicants must submit two recommendations using the Residential Counselor Reference Form. Please review our website at http://curry.virginia.edu/sep. Recommendations should be from present/past employers, supervisors, professors, clergy or someone who is able to address applicant suitability as a residential counselor. Recommendation Forms should be emailed directly to Melody Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicant screening will begin January 8, 2017. Positions remain open until filled.
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: At the time of employment, counselors must have completed at least one year of college.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience supervising children in camp, recreational, or school setting is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to make sound decisions using excellent judgment is required. The ability to relate to children and young adults in grades four through college is also required.
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