STEM Camp Leaders Summer '21

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Portland, ME
  • May 19, 2021
Full time Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: STEM Camp Leaders Summer '21 Campus: Portland City, State: Portland, ME Department: Dean Science Technology Health - PDSTH Bargaining Unit: Temp Salary Band/Wage Band: N/A Work Schedule: weekly summer 2021 Statement of Job:

This temporary summer staff member is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the day camps. Each camp consists of up to 16 campers, ages 9 to 17, depending on program. Responsibilities include oversight of the staff, checkin and checkout of all campers for each day, maintaining contact with parents, resolving any conflicts between campers, giving short educational presentations to the campers, securing of the facility (room), resolving equipment problems, and in general providing the leadership for the camp. Responsible for orchestrating the move of the camp between different locations with the help of the camp counselors and/or the Maine Robotics central staff. Recruiting and facilitating visiting presenters or local (walking) field trips as the location allows.

Camps are being run in Portland, Gorham, Augusta, Bangor, and Camden.

Training provided at the end of June at USM campus.

Standard First Aid/CPR training required (provided or reimbursed if you don't have it/isn't current).

Supervises: Camp Counselor's and up to 16 campers.
Reports to: Director of STEM Outreach

Duration: 1-5 weeks, depending on location and need.

Compensation: Camp Leaders are paid $830/week.

About us: USM's STEM Outreach Program now runs the Maine Robotics programs, the Southworth Planetarium, and coordinates the numerous K-12 STEM outreach programs that reside at the University of Southern Maine.

We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for employees who understand that promise and support our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness. As the University of Everyone - we are committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants who are multilingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Experience working with children.
  • Experience in a STEM field, either directly or as an educator.

Preferred

  • 4 year Degree or equivalent educational experience
  • Teaching or educational support certificate and at least 2 years of professional experience.
  • Summer camp or summer activity experience.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter (please indicate which locations you are interested in working), resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

Positions will be open until filled.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate. 

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

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The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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