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Summer STEM Robotics Camp Counselor

Employer
University of Southern Maine
Location
Maine, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Position Title:
Summer STEM Robotics Camp Counselor

Campus:
All USM locations

City, State:
Gorham ME

Department:
Dean Science Technology Health - PDSTH

Bargaining Unit:
Temp

Salary Band/Wage Band:
101

Work Schedule:
8-4:30

Statement of Job:

Are you a motivated self-starter who enjoys working with individuals of all ages? The University of Southern Maine is seeking Summer Robotics Camp Counselors and welcomes the opportunity to speak with you about this summer opportunity!

The Summer Robotics Camp Counselor is responsible for day-to-day operation of the day camps. Each camp consists of up to 16 campers, ages 9 to 17, depending on the camp. Responsibilities include working with the campers and other staff, giving short educational presentations to the campers, securing of the facility (room), resolving equipment problems, and in general providing the mentorship for the campers. Camps may include local (walking) field trips or transported field trips.

The University of Southern Maine’s STEM Outreach Program is part of the College of Science, Technology and Health and oversees the Maine Robotics programs, along with the Southworth Planetarium, and coordinates numerous K-12 STEM outreach programs that reside at USM.

Training is provided either during the first week of camps and/or the last week of June.

Supervises: Up to 16 campers.

Reports to: Camp Leader

Duration: 1-6 weeks depending on location.

Compensation: Ranges from $12.75-16.75/hour dependent upon educational attainment, degrees, and experience.

Location: See website for details https://mainerobotics.coursestorm.com/

Counselors are expected to work up to 40 hours per week. Overtime is unusual and requires prior approval.

The University is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty, and staff. We welcome applicants who are multilingual and strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

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.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:
  • Experience working with children and/or technology is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Any background in education, sciences, and/or technology.
Other Information:

Employees in the University of Maine System are required to comply with UMS COVID protocols which currently include, but are not limited to, being vaccinated, obtaining a qualified vaccination exemption, and/or participating in regular COVID testing.

Please visit Together for Maine for more information on USM's successful contribution to our Covid-19 public health campaign.

To Apply :

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 and resume/curriculum vitae. Finalist candidates will be asked to provide a list of the names and contact information for three references .

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

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 (Maine Relay System).

Work Year Calendar:
Other

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, CV/Resume
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