Intermittent UC/$7.25 per hour
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide a constant positive example of direction and support for one six-eight student team.
2. Assist in facilitating STEM and Leadership learning activities for camp attendees.
3. Fully engage in and assist with all activities and tasks associated with LeaderSTATE camp week including but not limited to check-in and check- out procedures, meals, wake-up/bedtime routines, meetings, leadership development activities, STEM activities, daily physical training, outings, and tours.
4. Communicate needs and progress of camp attendees through active feedback during daily and weekly camp staff meetings as well as conduct final camp evaluations to improve camp quality.
5. Assist in developing and implementing additional camp supplemental activities, teaching materials or evaluations as needed.
Active work towards or completion of a Bachelor's Degree
Related summer camp experience directing a camp and/or previous employment as a camp counselor or teaching, tutoring or mentoring experiences
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Basic understanding of student leadership development
• Basic mentoring skills
• Understanding and ability to manage fast-paced and hectic environments and schedules
• Excellent communication skills both interpersonal and public speaking
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
• Participation in daily physical training with camp attendees and staff ranging from slow to brisk jog for one mile at beginning and end of workout
as well as strength training by a certified instructor. (All PT activities may be modified to fit the physical abilities of each participant.)
• Frequently lifts 50 pounds.
• May stand or walk for up to two hours at a time (during tours).
• Must live "in-residence" with other camp staff for duration of camp in a residence hall with a private room and community bathroom accommodations.
• Concentrates on documents written or in Microsoft word and Microsoft Excel for periods of time of up to several hours without a break.
• Speak to large groups of varying ages and positions.
• Typical work week for camp encompasses more than 70 hours of work (overtime compensation) from Monday-Friday.
Instructions for Applying:
Complete online application
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.