Location: Ithaca, New York
Temporary Cornell University Big Red Sports (CUBS) Camp Counselors
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
Student and Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. We provide support and services to roughly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on multiple campuses in the U.S. and abroad.
Cornell University is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, gender equity and diversity in its programs, and a well-balanced, broad-based intercollegiate athletics program. Athletics and Physical Education offers a diverse program of intercollegiate athletics competition, physical and outdoor education, recreational services, and intramural sports, plus wellness programs for faculty and staff and fitness centers for the entire Cornell community.
- Lead, guide and supervise a group of 8-12 children in sports activities from 8:30 a.m-4:30p.m. - Monday-Friday.
- Create, implement and adapt curriculum to best meet the needs and abilities of campers.
- Maintain a fun and engaging presence with campers throughout the entire camp day, as well as and during check-in and check-out times.
- Assist with demonstrating sport skills and teaching rules of play, as well as participate with the campers in many activities.
- Greet campers and their families at daily camp check-in.
- Supervise and oversee camper safety during daily sports activities, swimming and lunches. Each counselor will be responsible for the supervision of approximately ten campers.
- Assume responsibility for the safety and physical care of campers.
- Enforce the health and safety regulations of the New York State Dept. of Health and Cornell University.
- Other camp duties as assigned by the CUBS Camp Director.
This is not a live in position and housing is not available. Lunch will be provided daily. Participants are 4 to 14 year olds divided among three camp divisions: Pre-K (ages 4-5), JV (ages 6-9) and Varsity (ages 9-12*). There is no visa sponsorship available for these positions.
*CUBS Camp welcomes campers up to 14-years-old upon request
- A counselor must be at least 18 years old.
- NOTE1: NCAA bylaw 22.214.171.124, regarding the employment of prospects applies (2008/2009 NCAA Division I Manual).
- NOTE2: NCAA bylaw 126.96.36.199.1.1 Exception -- Employment After Commitment applies (2014/2015 NCAA Division I Manual).
- High School and/or college sports experience.
- Experience working with or supervising children.
- Must be able to work independently and act responsibly. Ability to enforce camp rules and regulations while supervising youth athletes.
- CPR/Lifeguard certifications preferred.
- One year of college and past experience in camp counseling preferred.
University Job Title:
Temporary Teaching Support
Temporary Academic Support
No Grade - Annual
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Noted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:
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Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position
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Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
Online Submission Guidelines:
Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Notice to Applicants:
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.