This position, paid by shift- $130/shift. Friday - 1 shift, Saturday - 2 shifts, Sunday 1 shift. Weekend dorm counselor rooms are available in the dorms for overnights. No overnight responsibilities besides in an emergency.
A Weekend Counselor is responsible for enhancing the quality of life in the dorms as part of the Eagle Hill Student Life program. This includes fostering a cooperative and considerate residential learning community for all students. The position carries a wide range of duties, responsibilities and requires a high level of commitment of both time and effort. A Weekend Counselor plays a central role in building a residential community for the students with safeguarding and child protection as a particular focus.
Responsible for supporting the student body in their effort to generalize daily living skills.
Responsible for the smooth operation of the dorm floor, Student Life program, safety and productivity for 15-20 students.
To serve as a role model by demonstrating responsible behavior, integrity and good judgment.
Collaborating with faculty serving a Student Life shift, to maintain an organized and consistent dorm floor.
Enforce rules and ensure adherence to the Student Code of Conduct and dorm floor expectations.
To listen and provide an empathetic ear and sound judgment by helping students come to their own conclusions about how to address problems.
To take part in planning and supervising both on and off campus activity programming for students.
To collaborate information and activities with weekday dorm counselors.
To assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Weekend Services.
Be available to reside overnight in the residence halls.
To provide active leadership in a variety of activities throughout the Student Life program.
As an information resource, a weekend counselor is expected to help students deal with conflicts by adopting impartial solutions to issues that arise. When necessary, weekend counselors will collaborate with Director of Weekend Services, Student Life administrators, and/or a student’s advisor.
Attend appropriate training sessions when they arise.
To complete all necessary concerns, reports and records needed for Eagle Hill School. Specifically, the entering of log notes pertaining to contributions to the community or interactions with students, both positive and negative.
Eagle Hill School is an independent, college preparatory boarding school servings students identified as learning (dis)abled.
Head of School: PJ McDonald, Ed.D.
Full-time faculty members: 80, 123 employees
Student to faculty ratio: 2.5:1
Average class size: 6:1
College Acceptance: 96%