MarineQuest Summer Camp Instructor/Counselor Staff 2022

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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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.


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Working Title

MarineQuest Summer Camp Instructor/Counselor Staff 2022

Job Title

Camp Aide

Temp Position Type

SHRA Temporary

Job Category


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Brief Summary of Work for this Position

Before applying applicants should visit to learn more about each individual instructor position UNCW MarineQuest is hiring.

Conducts educational and recreational activities for K-12 participants. Minimum education and experience include graduation from high school and prior experience leading recreation activities.

Given the on-going COVID -19 pandemic, we cannot ensure we will be given permission to operate as a full in-person and residential program.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Knowledge of marine sciences is a plus
  • Experience teaching K-12 students
  • Completion of bachelors degree or equivalent
Required Certifications or Licensure
  • Lifeguard Certification preferred and in some cases required (Certifications must be obtained by June 5, 2022 if required)
  • First Aid and CPR Certification (Certifications must be obtained by June 5, 2022)
  • Must complete online training modules and attend MarineQuest staff training held June 6th – 11th, 2022.
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Work Hours

Half-day positions: 7:30AM - 12:15PM Monday – Friday ; Full-day 7:30AM - 4:15PM Monday-Thursday, and 7:30AM - 1:45PM Friday(Dependent on program)

Work Days

Daytime positions: Monday-Friday

Hours Per Week

Half-day positions 25 hrs, Full-day positions 40 hours, with possibility of 5 hours overtime.

Type of Position

Anticipated Hiring Range

$8 - $14/hour - (dependent on qualifications and specific position)

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note, this is a temporary position. 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. To be considered for the main staff selection pool of applicants you must apply by February 11, 2022. Applications may still be submitted after this deadline to be considered only if position is not filled by initial pool of applicants. Pay varies by position and is based on qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Additional compensation includes housing and some meals when working.

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Describe your teaching experience (informal or formal) and/or past camp staff work experience you may have:

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Describe your marine science experience/background (marine biology, marine chemistry, oceanography, marine geology, marine technology, environmental studies with a marine concentration, etc.):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. What makes you a good candidate for the MarineQuest program?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. 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)

  5. Please list the specific MarineQuest programs you are most interested in.

    (Open Ended Question)

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