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Female Camp Counselor Needed for Science Camp@SU

DEADLINE: April 24, 2015

Title: Camp Counselor

Reports to:  Dr. Matt Bailey (Camp Director)

Camp Dates:  July 5 – June 11, 2015

Salary Level: $700 for 7 camp days plus training

Position Summary: The Henson School of Science at Salisbury University seeks a female student to serve as camp counselor at Science Camp @SU.  Counselors are responsible for participation and supervision of campers (high school students).  Counselors will be required to participate in evening activities with campers, live in the Residence Hall during the week, chaperone the campers during daily activities as well as be responsible for campers during nighttime. During daytime hours counselors may not necessarily need to be with campers full time, but counselors are required to attend first day (counselors will be asked to give a tour of SU campus, as well as participate in some ice-breaking and team-building activities) and a be available for a one-day field trip.  Counselors will be asked to fulfill other activities during the daytime as assigned by the Camp Director.



  • Must be at least 18 years of age before employment starts
  • STEM and/or Education background
  • Creative individual with ability to work independently and as a team
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Ability to maintain safety and discipline in a fun and positive way
  • Pass a background check in accordance with SU guidelines
  • Currently possess CPR and First Aid certification, or be willing to become certified before employment starts



  • Live in the Residence Halls with the campers and supervise campers during night hours
  • Participate in both daytime and evening activities with campers
  • Give tour of SU campus to campers and parents
  • Attend and participate in day-long field trip
  • Enforce the rules of the camp
  • Other duties as assigned

Please send cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three references to Dr. Matt Bailey, Physics Department  1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD 21801, or via email to

Applications are due April 24, 2015.       If you have questions, please contact Dr. Bailey at the email above or 410-543-6486.

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