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Student Assistant: Explore Camps Lead Assistant
Job no: 494822
Work type: Student
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: Student, Continuing Education
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.
Please review job requirements carefully. Failure to submit all pieces of the application may result in disqualification. Applications are accepted on the University of West Florida career site: https://careers.uwf.edu. For assistance contact UWF Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.
|Position Title (Classification Title):||Explore Camps Lead Assistant, Student Assistant|
|Working Title:||Explore Camp Lead Assistant|
|Job Summary:||Established in 2006, UWF Explore Summer Camps is an academic-based summer camp program offering a variety of summer camp themes each week from Explore Hogwarts to LEGO Robotics. Summer camp assistants work with lead instructors to deliver hands-on, fun experiences to youth aged 5-17. A mixture of STEAM-based academics plus a creative atmosphere results in a one-of-a-kind summer camp (STEAM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, art, and math).
Working with Explore Camps provides camp assistants with a unique and meaningful summer job experience.
Advantages to working with UWF Explore Camps:
• Convenient summer job location for UWF students and Pensacola residents
• Fantastic job experience for college students majoring in education
• Improving your leadership, communication, and time management skills
• Being a part of the campers’ fun learning moments
The lead assistant is a crucial leadership role that gives you an opportunity to interact with educational professionals, be directly mentored by UWF staff, and make a difference in with the youth in our community.
The hours will vary within the range of 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
|Department||Conferences & Continuing Educ|
|Position Qualifications:||Applicants must be a student enrolled for credit. Applicants may be a student at UWF or any other college, university or high school. A student enrolled at an institution other than UWF must provide proof of attendance by submitting a registration/fee payment receipt from the school they will attend.|
|Preferred Qualifications||• Experience being directly responsible for youth in a classroom or camp setting.
• Experience working with others in a team.
• Self-starter and strong time management skills.
• Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Apps and ability to quickly learn Camp Management Software.
• Comfortable working in a team environment and willing to share knowledge, give advice, and act as a leader to youth and other camp assistants.
|Essential Functions / Job Duties:||
|Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:||
This position requires fingerprinting
This position requires a criminal background screen
This position requires a valid driver's license
|Number of Vacancies||Multiple|
|Work Hours||Hours will fluctuate between 7:15am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday|
|Contract Period||05/08/2023 - 08/11/2023|
|Preferred Response Date:||04/07/2023|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references. *References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email email@example.com.|