Sports Camp Counselor-Student Hourly

Position Overview

Teach in a Sport, Skills, and Physical Activity Camp for children grades 3-6 at the direction of the camp director (Dr. Ken Murfay).

Job Description

Job Description (In percent of time and must total 100%):
  • Supervise assigned groups during camp activities, ensure that participants proceed in an organized/orderly manner from activity to activity. – 25%
  • Ensure safety and respect in the academic building, provide motivation and enthusiasm to participants of the camp. – 25%
  • Monitor behavior of camp participants and assist with other duties as needed. -25%
  • Understand and implement injury/accident procedures and attend camp orientation prior to the opening of camp.-25%

Required Qualifications

**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

Previous experience in group activity leadership as evidenced in application materials
Teaching experience in K-12 schools or a student in HSES teaching certification or Exercise Science programs
Current CPR/AED and First Aid certification

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes:
1. Resume
2. One reference

Contact Information to Applicants

Contact Information for Applicant Questions:
Ken Murfay

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Work Schedule: 8am – 1 pm Monday through Friday for 4 weeks, plus 10 hours of training
Hours per week: approximately 25 hours

Anticipated Start Date

Thursday May 30, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26975BR
  • Department:  Health Sport &Exercise Science
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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