UO SOJC Summer Residential Counselor 2017

Company: 
School of Journalism and Communication
City: 
Eugene
State: 
OR
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Type: 

 

Number of Openings: 8

Work Schedule: Saturday-Friday

Hours per Week: 88

Compensation: $880 stipend for the full camp session

Employment Start Date: 6/24/2017

Employment End Date: June 30, 2017

Position Description: 

Next Generation Storytelling is a summer residential experience at the University of Oregon where high school students further develop their critical thinking, leadership and entrepreneurial skills while building stronger voices as effective communicators. With a focus on emerging technology and media, this program represents part of the next hundred years of advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations education at the School of Journalism and Communication.

Next Generation Storytelling is June 25th-30th. Camp counselors will start orientation on June 24th.  

Duties and responsibilities:•All counselors will stay on campus, in Global Scholars Hall.•Camp counselors will monitor and support up to 25 attendees. •Enjoyment management: make sure all students are enjoying their time while at the camp.•Assist, with direction from camp administration, in supervising, actively engaging, and leading campers during assigned program time.•Assist, with direction from camp administration, in responding to, and providing opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns among campers.•Attend and participate in all staff meetings and other program events during the week.

Qualifications: 

•UO student staying in Eugene over the summer, or through June 30th.•Problem solving and critical thinking skills are a must.•Excellent oral and written communication skills. •Ability to communicate well with others from diverse backgrounds, ages, and nationalities.  •Must be able to interact with high school age students and facilitate small group activities•Responsible individual with a desire to work with youth.•Background and/or interest in journalism, public relations, advertising, and multimedia is preferred.

How to Apply: 

Send resume, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement on why you'd like to work with high school journalism students this summer to Anthony Whitten, Scholastic Journalism Outreach Coordinator, at awhitten@uoregon.edu

 

 

Note: this position is also posted on DuckConnect

Deadline: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Application Instructions: 

How to Apply:

Send resume, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement on why you'd like to work with high school journalism students this summer to Anthony Whitten, Scholastic Journalism Outreach Coordinator, at awhitten@uoregon.edu