Essential Functions: JOB PURPOSE:The Assistant Camp Coordinator supports the Camp Coordinator with oversight to the residential and academic enrichment facets of the C2 Pipeline Warriors College Experience. The Assistant Camp Coordinator collaboratively creates an environment which promotes academic, career and social development. Supervises camp counselors and is responsible for the wellbeing of up to 120 high school students living on Wayne State campus. Promotes a safe and positive atmosphere that encourages C2 Pipeline Warriors to achieve academic excellence in STEM and Health fields and obtain social skills aiding in personal growth. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Provide leadership and guidance to Camp Counselors. Work closely with Camp Coordinator, Camp Counselors and support staff to ensure continuity of academic and residential programming.Participate in staff development activities by attending meetings, sharing relevant information about students and asking for help as needed. Meet frequently with Camp Counselors and the Camp Coordinator to review daily schedules, debriefs and other daily occurrences.Supervise up to 120 high school students over 11 day period. Serve as a role-model to students displaying responsible behavior and personal integrity. Communicate program rules to students ensuring safety and responsible student behavior. Implement experience-based lesson plans and workshops addressing social issues relevant to the lives of C2 Pipeline students. Review and implement participant behavior support system, manage write-ups and interventions.Maintain a professional relationship with all student participants and staff while upholding clear staff-student boundaries at all times.Provide administrative and logistical support as needed (e.g. reserve classroom space, secure adequate supplies, communicate with transportation companies).Participate in day and night activities; including meals, field trips and community service projects.Work with Camp Coordinator and Central Office Staff to edit/revise parts of the Warriors College Experience Staff and Family Handbooks.Build and maintain a positive relationship with all C2 Pipeline, and partnering organization stakeholders, e.g., visiting donors, site staff, parents, etc.Perform other duties, as assigned.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION Bachelor's degree required, in a STEM field, Social Sciences or Education preferred. EXPERIENCE Experience teaching and/or facilitating programs for high school age youth preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIESDemonstrated effectiveness working with students from low-income and underrepresented backgrounds. Ability to form positive and professional relationships with ethnically and culturally diverse youth and staff. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Ability to execute and issue tasks promptly and efficiently. Ability to give and receiveconstructive feedback. Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, critical thinking and strong decision-making skills. Willingness to be an active problem solver as unexpected challenges arise. Demonstrated ethical and moral character. Knowledge of or willingness to learn and utilize operational tools and processes.
Internal Number: 76_204824
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.