Creative Technologies Counselor in the McLeod Innovation Camp

Fairfield University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Deans, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Part Time
Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

Fairfield College Preparatory School is an all-boys Jesuit, Catholic high school of excellence located on the campus of Fairfield University for students in ninth through twelfth grade.

Fairfield Prep Mission Statement

Fairfield College Preparatory School is a Jesuit, Catholic School of excellence forming young men of intellectual competence, who possess the conscience to make wise decisions, a compassion for others, and a commitment to justice in our global society.

Fairfield Prep Vision Statement

Fairfield College Preparatory School strives to be a reflective community of faith, in which students revere their relationship with God and with one another. We are committed to graduating transformational leaders who will respond to global and ecological challenges in an interconnected world marked by profound change.

Fairfield Prep is currently seeking qualified candidates who are energetic and passionate educators for a part-time position in the McLeod Innovation Camp as a Creative Technologies Counselor. The Innovation Camp will take place from July 18th-22nd and from August 1st-5th. Counselors will participate in an orientation prior to those dates. Camp hours are from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. The Creative Technologies Counselor will be expected to:
  • As a Creative Technologies Counselor:
    • Provide a safe, educational, and fun camp environment for our campers.

    • Lead a small group of campers.

    • Facilitate the Innovation Camp programming.

    • Prepare the actives for the day and organize your classroom at the end of the day.

  • As a member of the Innovation Camp:
    • Work collaboratively with the Innovation Camp Director and team.

    • Attend the Innovation Camp orientation.

    • Provide constructive feedback about the Innovation Camp programming at the end of each day.

    • Help manage and maintain all equipment in the McLeod Innovation Center as required (e.g., 3D printers)

  • Skills & Qualifications:
    • Must be a team player, collaborative, problem solver, and with a growth mind set.

    • Experience with creative technologies such as Makey Makey, Solarbot, Scratch, Arduino, TinkerCAD, etc.

    • Background in engineering, digital fabrication, computer and physical programming, 3D modeling and printing, and/or STEAM education.

    • Knowledge of various computer software languages is desired (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, C++, & Python).

    • Experience teaching middle school students and/or a as STEM camp counselor.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties may be changed and/or be added at any time.


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All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

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