Student Camp Activity Leader - 11122BR

Student Camp Activity Leader

Department: 
Center for STEM Learning
Location/Division: 
Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

The Center for STEM Learning offers opportunities for upper level and graduate STEM students as Camp Activity Leaders for our summer camp program in engineering and physics for middle schoolers. These summer camps are one week in length and will be held in July 2018 at the KU Lawrence Campus. Students may be assigned to one or more sessions during the camp depending on qualifications and availability.

Job Description

Camp Activity Leaders will develop and lead instruction on one or more days of an engineering or physics camp. Activities will include some hands-on experiences, discussion about engineering/design/physics concepts, and tours of engineering or physics facilities. Camp Activity Leaders would be expected to meet with the Camp Director 2-3 times prior to the beginning of camp to discuss activities planned, materials acquisition, expectations for campers, etc.

Required Qualifications

  1. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student who is currently working toward or has completed a STEM degree in engineering or physics, as evident on application material.
  2. 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

  1. Current KU GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  2. Excellent communication skills.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a Cover Letter and a Resume or CV. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.
  • Application review begins on Friday, March 9 and will be ongoing.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kristie Parfet, 785-864-2491, kparfet@ku.edu
Katrina Rothrock, 785-864-8441, rothrock@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$14.00/hour

Anticipated Start Date

01-Jul-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
11122BR
Department:
Center for STEM Learning
Location/Division:
Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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