POOL - Midwestern Music Camps: Camp Counselors

Position Overview

This position works with direction from the Head Counselors, Camp Director, and Camp Coordinator to supervise the student residential experience during the Midwestern Music Camps. This position will require coordination of social and educational activities for the campers and will interact directly with the campers, camp faculty, and other camp staff.

This position requires Camp Counselors to reside in dorms throughout the duration of the camp.

Selected candidates must successfully complete a background check on or before the first day of employment.

Job Description

80% - Supervise middle school and high school students during camp activities. Supervision includes, but is not limited to, ensuring the safety and well-being of campers at all times and taking attendance several times a day as campers move from one session to the next.

15% - Assist camp instructors as needed. This could include offering individualized help to camper(s) in a session.

5% - Other duties as needed

Required Qualifications

  1. Must be at least 19 years of age or older
  2. Capable of being highly organized and responsible for the safety and well-being of minors, as evidenced in application materials

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Junior/Senior status pursuing a bachelor’s degree in music at KU or experience working with KU School of Music faculty.
  2. First aid and CPR certification
  3. Strong verbal communication skills
  4. Experience supervising minors in educational and/or recreational settings

Additional Candidate Instructions

In addition to the online application, applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Review of applications begins on April 10, 2024 and will continue as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

Contact Information to Applicants

Sharon Toulouse

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Middle School and High School Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, and Choir Camps, June 9-20, 2024

Counselors may be required to arrive up to two days prior to the camp for training

Application Review Begins

Wednesday April 10, 2024

Anticipated Start Date

Friday June 7, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27260BR
  • Department:  Midwestern Camps
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Assignment:  On-Site
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  U-Unclassified Professional Staff
  • Review Begins:  10-Apr-2024

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