Camp Resident Assistant

Position Overview

Job Description

Engineering Summer Camp is a week-long, intensive learning camp for high school students entering 9th through 12th grades. Campers choose from seven different engineering disciplines and work closely with KU faculty and graduate students as they complete a hands-on project. The camp lets students explore the different engineering disciplines and campers also get an up-close view of KU and its engineering facilities.
There are two camp sessions: JULY 9-14, 2022, and JULY 16-21, 2023. Resident Assistants will assist with camp activities for both sessions during the day or in the evening (schedules are flexible). Resident Assistants are also required to attend paid mandatory training sessions in June.
Resident Assistants will supervise, mentor, and perform as positive role models for approximately 16 campers. RAs will be expected to assist campers with activities as requested by faculty and staff and encourage participation in all camp activities. RAs will collaborate with faculty, staff, and other RAs to maintain camp goals and camper safety.

Required Qualifications

1) Must have a valid driver’s license
2) Must be able to participate the entire week for both camp sessions: July 9-14 or July 16-21. Overnight assignments will be made by the Organization Team.

**During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

Preference is given to students in good student standing within the School of Engineering, at the Sophomore, Junior, or Senior level.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, & resume. Only complete applications will be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

Meredith Morris Whyte, Camp and Outreach Coordinator,

Advertised Salary Range

10.00 for overnight 12.00 for day

Work Schedule

KU Engineering High School Summer Camp will run for two sessions. Each session is Sunday-Friday. Work schedule details will be distributed at a mandatory training prior to the first session. (Training dates and times TBA).

Anticipated Start Date

Monday June 12, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  24512BR
  • Department:  Engineering Administration
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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