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Engineering Summer Camp Instructor/Counselor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines. To be considered for the main staff selection, you must apply by March 9, 2018. Applications may still be submitted after this deadline to be considered for any remaining positions that may exist at that time and until all remaining positions are filled by May 2018.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Department Youth Programs - 31405
Vacancy Number
Working Title Engineering Summer Camp Instructor/Counselor
Job/Career Band Title Camp Aide
Competency Level
Job Category Engineering & Architecture
FLSA for Position subject to
Brief Description of Work for this Position

Conducts STEM recreational activities for individual and group participation. As a guide, minimum education and experience include graduation from high school and prior experience leading recreational activities.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must meet one of the following criteria to qualify for the Engineering Expectations Summer Camp:
-Licensed teacher in the state of NC in math, science or technology
-Student studying engineering or computer science at an accredited university
-Exceptional high school student with experience with Science Olympiad or robotics

and

Must have strong oral communication skills to communicate effectively with campers, parents and staff.

Certifications or licensure required to perform the essential functions of the position

-CPR/First Aid Certification

This certification must be obtained by June 18, 2018, prior to start of employment.

Preferred formal education or training, professional skills and work experience

-Holding an engineering degree with experience doing outreach

-Previous experience teaching or coaching youth

-Knowledge of STEM, specifically engineering

-Participating in or coaching Science Olympiad

Work Hours Half-day positions: 8:00AM-12:30PM Monday - Friday; Full-day 8:00AM - 4:00PM Monday-Friday
Work Days Monday - Friday
Hours Per Week Half-Day Positions 20-25/hours week, Full-Day Positions 40/hours week
Type of Position
Recruitment Range $8 - $15/hour - (dependent on qualifications and specific position)
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines.

To be considered for the main staff selection, you must apply by March 9, 2018. Applications may still be submitted after this deadline to be considered for any remaining positions that may exist at that time and until all remaining positions are filled by May 2018.

Job Posting Date 01/22/2018
Posting Close Date
EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Number of Openings Multi-Positions

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience working with youth as well as the age range you feel you are most comfortable and qualified to work with (and why):

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your teaching experience (informal or formal) and/or past camp staff work experience you may have:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your previous experience and knowledge of engineering/computer science.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Which camp role would you like to work?
    • Half-day
    • Full-day