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Summer Ventures Residential Staff 2024

University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 24, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Residence Life
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Details

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Center for Education in STEM - 31403

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Vacancy Number

Working Title
Summer Ventures Residential Staff 2024

Job Title
Recreation Worker I/Camp Director

Temp Position Type
SHRA Temporary

Job Category

FLSA for Position

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

Summer Ventures Residential staff are provided housing, most meals, and a Student Rec Center membership while working with the program. Summer Ventures is a 4-week, research immersion program for high-achieving, North Carolina students ages 16 & 17 interested in pursuing STEM (learn more about the program on the Summer Ventures website ). The residential staff supervises the SVSM students in the residential setting. They ensure students follow the academic schedule and all policies & procedures. The residential staff will lead recreational activities for individual and group participation.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Qualifications for Summer Ventures Residential Staff include:
  • Must be available Monday, June 17 – 21 for staff training/prep for students Sunday, June 23-July 3, and Sunday, July 7-20, 2024.
  • High school diploma and at least two years of college toward an associate or bachelor’s degree
  • At least 21 years old (for driving purposes)
  • Experience as camp counselor or other position involving supervision of youth
  • Possess strong oral communication skills to communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • College major in a STEM area or education-related field
  • Experience as a Residential Assistant
  • Experience as a camp counselor or other position involving supervision of youth (sports coaching, scout leader, tutor)
  • Lifeguard certification would be a plus
Required Certifications or Licensure
  • CPR /First Aid Certification
  • Drivers License
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

College/School Information

Work Hours
Monday - Friday 6:45am - 8:45am and 3:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday & Sunday 7:00am - 11:00pm

Work Days
Saturday - Sunday

Hours Per Week
50 hours per week for Monday - Friday (unless some duties had to also be performed while on call); and additional 32 hours of overtime for Saturday & Sunday

Type of Position

Anticipated Hiring Range

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note: this is a temporary position. “On call” means that you will not earn work hours unless you are called to duty. 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. Pay varies by position and is based on qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Additional compensation includes housing and some meals when working.

Job Posting Date

Job Closing Date

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Describe your experience working with youth and any experience you have working in a residential hall. Please include the age range you feel you are most comfortable and qualified to work with (and why):

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Please indicate any relevant special skills you possess (ex. current/active scuba diver, snorkeling, kayaking, art, photography, passenger, van driving, surfing, video editing, photo editing, leadership, etc.):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNCW? (2023)
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW LinkedIn Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • UNCW Instagram Account (UNCW_jobs)
    • UNCW Job Alert
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Career Events/Job Fairs
    • Billboards/Marquee
    • Other

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