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Summer Camp Counselor

  • ... Barrow, Alaska, United States
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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 27.75 per hour
  • Posted on: Apr 18, 2024       Expires on: Jun 02, 2024

Summer Camp Counselor   

JOB TITLE:

Summer Camp Counselor

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Barrow Alaska United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

REPORTS TO: Associate Dean of Students


LOCATION: Utqia
ġvik, Alaska


DURATION: May 26, 2024 - August 11, 2024


WORK SCHEDULE:
Shifts Vary: 4pm - 12pm with 24/7 on-call schedule during camp sessions


COMPENSATION:
$27.
75/hour + Housing (dorms) + Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


TRAVEL:
Provided - will accept applicants from outside of Utqiaġvik


Iḷisaġvik College is rooted in the ancestral homeland of the Iñupiat.
As an institution, we are “Unapologetically Iñupiaq.
” This means exercising the sovereign inherent freedom to educate our community through and supported by our Iñupiaq worldview, values, knowledge, and protocols.
The Iñupiaq way of life is woven into our curriculum, programs, activities, and daily interactions within Iḷisaġvik College and our community partners.


SUMMARY OF POSITION:


Lives in the College dormitory with the students and is directly responsible for the well-being, health, and safety of participants – the participants’ safety is the highest priority.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists Student Services staff with housekeeping, laundry, transportation services and activity planning/implementation.
  • Responsible for the supervision and recreation of summer camp students in the evenings.
  • Supervises students when on duty, including during meal times.
  • Provides general resource assistance to the students on a daily basis, including advising and personal problem-solving assistance.
  • Develops and maintains familiarity with the students – with an emphasis on presenting a friendly, positive, proactive, and professional image to the students.
  • Directs student activities during all parts of the camp experience, including issues related to participation and discipline in the dormitories, and maintaining order.
  • Ensures students’ compliance with Residential Center rules, as outlined in the Iḷisaġvik College Student Handbook, including, but not limited to, curfew hours, quiet time, prohibition of alcohol or illegal drugs on premises, signing in and out of dormitory, and visitation hours.
  • Reviews and records violations using College Incident Report forms to maintain a clear and accurate log of all incidents and documents, and reports all unusual and critical incidents to the Student Services Staff.
  • Assists students and their families with dormitory registration and check-in/out for each program.
  • Assists Student Success staff with registration, distribution of materials, and helping students with program assignments.
  • Develops and maintains a thorough working knowledge of camp schedule and activities.
  • Works with the Student Services staff to develop and implement recreational activities for the students.
  • Attends staff meetings and/or training sessions to encourage teamwork, strengthen and promote communication, and enhance professional growth.
  • Drives College van whenever transportation is required for camp program.
  • Complies with College policies, procedures and administrative directives, as well as state, federal, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and/or needed.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated practical experience working with youth.
  • Demonstrated staff experience in camp and/or dormitory settings.
  • Demonstrated practical experience working in education.
  • A minimum of one year demonstrated administrative support experience.
  • Strong oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment, including working with groups of diverse ages and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated creativity, enthusiasm, and motivation.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule and travel periodically.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: post-secondary educational systems, North Slope Borough [NSB] institutions and organizations; Iñupiat culture, language, values, and traditions.
  • Ability to interpret and represent Iḷisaġvik College values, customs, and beliefs.


EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES/TRAINING [REQUIRED]:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to present a clean driving record prior to employment.
  • CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain one upon employment.


EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES/TRAININGS [PREFERRED]:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent, or above.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear; The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, and may occasionally drive a vehicle.
The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
The environmental conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and the employee is regularly required to work indoors with a usually moderate noise level in the work environment.


[If any questions, please contact simon.
aina@ilisagvik.
edu, 907-852-1726]

- Ilisaġvik College is a Drug Free Work Place and Equal Opportunity Employer -

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 18, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

27.75 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714123135-cf44506ad964249ddafb372fd5108fb7

LOCATION:

Alaska United States

CITY:

Barrow

Job Origin:

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Full job description

REPORTS TO: Associate Dean of Students


LOCATION: Utqia
ġvik, Alaska


DURATION: May 26, 2024 - August 11, 2024


WORK SCHEDULE:
Shifts Vary: 4pm - 12pm with 24/7 on-call schedule during camp sessions


COMPENSATION:
$27.75/hour + Housing (dorms) + Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


TRAVEL:
Provided - will accept applicants from outside of Utqiaġvik


Iḷisaġvik College is rooted in the ancestral homeland of the Iñupiat. As an institution, we are “Unapologetically Iñupiaq.” This means exercising the sovereign inherent freedom to educate our community through and supported by our Iñupiaq worldview, values, knowledge, and protocols. The Iñupiaq way of life is woven into our curriculum, programs, activities, and daily interactions within Iḷisaġvik College and our community partners.


SUMMARY OF POSITION:


Lives in the College dormitory with the students and is directly responsible for the well-being, health, and safety of participants – the participants’ safety is the highest priority.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists Student Services staff with housekeeping, laundry, transportation services and activity planning/implementation.
  • Responsible for the supervision and recreation of summer camp students in the evenings.
  • Supervises students when on duty, including during meal times.
  • Provides general resource assistance to the students on a daily basis, including advising and personal problem-solving assistance.
  • Develops and maintains familiarity with the students – with an emphasis on presenting a friendly, positive, proactive, and professional image to the students.
  • Directs student activities during all parts of the camp experience, including issues related to participation and discipline in the dormitories, and maintaining order.
  • Ensures students’ compliance with Residential Center rules, as outlined in the Iḷisaġvik College Student Handbook, including, but not limited to, curfew hours, quiet time, prohibition of alcohol or illegal drugs on premises, signing in and out of dormitory, and visitation hours.
  • Reviews and records violations using College Incident Report forms to maintain a clear and accurate log of all incidents and documents, and reports all unusual and critical incidents to the Student Services Staff.
  • Assists students and their families with dormitory registration and check-in/out for each program.
  • Assists Student Success staff with registration, distribution of materials, and helping students with program assignments.
  • Develops and maintains a thorough working knowledge of camp schedule and activities.
  • Works with the Student Services staff to develop and implement recreational activities for the students.
  • Attends staff meetings and/or training sessions to encourage teamwork, strengthen and promote communication, and enhance professional growth.
  • Drives College van whenever transportation is required for camp program.
  • Complies with College policies, procedures and administrative directives, as well as state, federal, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and/or needed.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated practical experience working with youth.
  • Demonstrated staff experience in camp and/or dormitory settings.
  • Demonstrated practical experience working in education.
  • A minimum of one year demonstrated administrative support experience.
  • Strong oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment, including working with groups of diverse ages and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated creativity, enthusiasm, and motivation.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule and travel periodically.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: post-secondary educational systems, North Slope Borough [NSB] institutions and organizations; Iñupiat culture, language, values, and traditions.
  • Ability to interpret and represent Iḷisaġvik College values, customs, and beliefs.


EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES/TRAINING [REQUIRED]:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to present a clean driving record prior to employment.
  • CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain one upon employment.


EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES/TRAININGS [PREFERRED]:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent, or above.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear; The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, and may occasionally drive a vehicle. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
The environmental conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and the employee is regularly required to work indoors with a usually moderate noise level in the work environment.


[If any questions, please contact simon.aina@ilisagvik.edu, 907-852-1726]

- Ilisaġvik College is a Drug Free Work Place and Equal Opportunity Employer -

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