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 9th, 2019 to July 27th, 2019. Counselors are responsible for 8 campers, providing supervision during meals, evenings, and weekends, including overnight. They are responsible for activities such as large group games, sports, mental-challenges, talent show, 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. Meals and housing are provided for all counselors selected for hire.
Applicants must have completed at least one year of college by June 2019. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to make sound decisions showing excellent judgment are essential. Applicants must be able to support children and adolescents in rising fifth through eleventh grades. Experience supervising children in a camp, recreational, or school setting is preferred. Counselors must also work collaboratively with other counseling staff.
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 email@example.com.
Applicant screening will begin December 7th, 2018. Positions will remain open until filled.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624525. Complete an application online; attach a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae.
This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent required. At the time of employment, counselors must have also 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 a camp, recreational environment, or school setting is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to make sound decisions using excellent judgement is required. The ability to relate to children and young adults in grades four through college is also required.
Required Computer Applications: N/A
Internal Number: 353_86072
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