Student Assistant - JAMP Camp Counselor

Stephen F. Austin State University
June 30, 2023
Offerd Salary:$900
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Job Title Student Assistant - JAMP Camp Counselor

General Description

This is a student position responsible for assisting in the operations and activities of a department or a departmental project, program, or function.

This position will be for an on-site counselor for a one-week JAMP (Joint Admission Medical Program) pre-medical camp for high school seniors. The camp will be held Sunday, July 9 through Saturday, July 15. The counselor will reside in the dorms with the students , transport and accompany students to/from meals and activities, assist with classes and activities, organize and conduct activities during free time, and be available to answer questions and help students.

Job Duties

1. Provides office assistance to the department by assisting staff in routine clerical duties and responsibilities. 2. Provides assistance in answering phone calls, routing incoming calls, taking messages, greeting visitors, and directing visitors to appropriate staff member. 3. Assists in file and records maintenance. 4. Assists in the preparation and implementation of departmental project/program activities. 5. Provides general information and/or training regarding project/program. 6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Knowledge of general office and clerical procedures and concepts. 2. Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records and files. 3. Ability to communicate professionally and courteously with university faculty and staff, students, and the general public. 4. Ability to understand and follow instructions.

Required Qualifications

The minimum education required for admittance as a student at Stephen F. Austin State University.

No direct experience is required. Training and instruction will be provided.

Applicants must:

  • Be available and willing to commit from noon Sunday, July 9 through 3 p.m. Saturday, July 15, with occasionally meetings prior to July 9 for training.
  • Have a minimum 3.25 overall GPA.
  • Have the pre-health attribute.
  • Be planning to attend medical school (not nursing, PT, OT, optometry, or veterinarian).
  • Possess a valid driver's license.
  • Be willing to, and pass, the SFA van certification course — counselors will be required to drive passenger vans to transport campers.
  • Not be enrolled in summer 2 courses. The camp is a week long and the schedule does not allow time for counselors to attend classes, complete assignments, or study for exams.
  • The camp anticipates needing 2 female counselors and 1 male counselor. The number and gender of counselors is subject to change depending on the number of campers accepted and the gender distribution.

    Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands Special Conditions for Eligibility

    To be eligible for student employment during the summer, a student must be enrolled in three or more semester hours in any summer session or be registered for courses in the upcoming fall semester.

    Student assistants may not hold any other type of position such as a graduate assistantship or temporary casual employment at the same time that they are employed as a student assistant.

    Position End Date (if temporary) 07/15/2023

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number SA2023-039

    Number of Vacancies 3 Posting Open Date 02/27/2023 Review Start Date Posting Close Date 06/30/2023 Work Schedule Noon, Sunday July 9 through 3 p.m. Saturday, July 15 Min Pay Rate Flat rate for the week of $900 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Statement

    Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

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    Department Information

    Department Pre-Professional Programs

    Contact Name Dr. Erin Childress Contact Phone 936-468-2258 Contact Email [email protected] Contact Information

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a minimum 3.25 overall GPA at SFA?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have the pre-health attribute, that is, are you part of the pre-health professions program?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you planning to attend medical school (not nursing , PA , PT/OT, optometry, dental, or veterinary schools)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you currently have, or will you have at time of employment a valid Texas Driver's License?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you plan to take summer classes? If so, please specify all semesters that you will be enrolled: Maymester, Summer I, and/or Summer II.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you available and willing to commit to serve as a counselor beginning at noon on Sunday, July 9 through 3 p.m on Saturday, July 15 AND willing to reside in a dorm along with the campers?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you willing to drive a passenger van to transport campers and are you willing to take and pass the SFA van certification course?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

    Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
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