STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Holloway Hall

Camp Counselors Needed for Science Camp@SU

DEADLINE: May 9, 2013

 Title: Camp Counselor

Reports to:  Dr. Matt Bailey (Camp Director)

Camp Dates:  July 7 - July 13, 2013

Status:  Temporary, Non-Exempt

Salary Level:  $700 for 7 camp days plus training

Position Summary: The Henson School of Science at Salisbury University seeks one male and one female student to serve as camp counselors 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 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 or education background

Creative individual with ability to work independently and as

   part of a team

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills

Ability to maintain safety and discipline in a fun and positive way

Good physical condition to participate in evening activities

Pass a background check according to Salisbury University



Live in the Residence Halls with the campers and supervise

  campers during night hours

Participate in evening activities with campers

Give tour of SU campus to campers and parents

Participate in team-building/ice-breaking activities on first day

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 May 9, 2013.   If you have questions, please contact Dr. Bailey at the email above or 410-543-6486.