Part-Time Biology Holland Outreach Programs, Summer Counselor
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 305778
The Department of Biology is a large, unified department with strong undergraduate degrees, nationally ranked graduate programs, world-class research spanning the breadth of biological questions and experimental systems, and a passion for science outreach.
Our premiere outreach programs - The Jim Holland Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), Summer Research Science Program (SSRP), and Research Initiative in STEM Education (RISE) - are exciting opportunities for underrepresented high school students to be introduced to various scientific subjects from microbiology to plant biology through series of lectures, hands-on laboratory experiences, scientific research, and/or STEM career and college training. Program activities are led by a dynamic and skilled team of Indiana University faculty members and Indiana high school teachers.
The Department of Biology is part of The College of Arts + Sciences, the oldest and largest academic division of Indiana University. We are committed to diversity and inclusion. Check out our initiatives at here.
Counselors serve an important function for each of our 3 programs as they physically reside with and closely supervise student participants in the dormitory. We are seeking counselors for each program.
Must be available to work for the entire program - from staff training to move out day.
Participates in student check-in and orientation.
Interacts with the students and serves as a positive role model. Adheres to program policies, rules, regulations, and procedures Distributes welcome packets and associated program items.
Escorts students to/from all activities.
Supervises student participants during meals, free time, special events, evening activities, and overnight. Plans, prepares, and leads social and recreational activities.
Enforces good behavior at all times (including in the dorm).
Responds appropriately to safety and behavior issues and address concerns to the head counselor and/or program director.
Bachelor's degree in any field
Bachelor's degree in education, natural sciences, or a related field
Background and/or experience with school environments, educating students in a science field
Previous experience working with science outreach programs and underrepresented students highly desirable
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
High level of responsibility, punctuality, and accountability
Ability to complete tasks in a productive and proactive manner
1 application is good for all three programs
Counselors must not have any other commitments during the scheduled dates of programs to which you are assigned unless approved by the program director in advance. If chosen, you must also attend a counselor orientation 1 day prior to the start of the program(s).
If you are selected for an interview, please arrange to have 1 or 2 recommendation letters sent via email to Brandon Hoffman (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the onset of the interview, preferably from a recent employer, faculty mentor, or someone who can attest to your professional qualifications.
The person in this role will be required to move around campus and/or Bloomington community in the summer.
Free room and board and $500 per week, per program
Dates of the Research Initiative for STEM Education (RISE) are June 18-June 30, 2023.
Dates of the Summer Science Research Program (SSRP) are July 9-16, 2023.
Dates of the Jim Holland Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) are July 16-21, 2023.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.