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

Female Camp Counselor Needed for Science Camp@SU

DEADLINE: May 4, 2012

Title: Camp Counselor                                 

Reports to:  Dr. Matt Bailey (Camp Director)

Camp Dates:  June 24 – June 30, 2012                                 

Status:  Temporary, Non-Exempt

Salary Level:  $500 for 6 camp days plus training

Position Summary: The Henson School of Science at Salisbury University seeks a female student to serve as camp counselor 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 a 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

  Science, Mathematics, 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 guidelines



  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 of three references to Dr. Matt Bailey, Physics Department  1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD 21801, or via email to

Applications are due May 4, 2012.   If you have questions, please contact Dr. Bailey at the email above or 410-543-6486.