Director of Residential Life, Instructors, & Residence Counselors Needed
The W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute
June 28-August 2, 2014
Housed on the campus of Princeton University, the W. E. B. Du Bois Scholars Institute is an intensive academic and leadership program for high-achieving middle and high school students from underrepresented backgrounds. We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions: 1. Director of Residential Life, 2. Course Instructors, and 3. Residence Counselors & Mentors. More information for each position is provided below:
Director of Residential Life
The Director of Residential Life is responsible for overseeing the residential staff and student body, as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the Institute.
Qualifications for this position include:
1. An undergraduate degree
2. experience in residence life
3. experience working with youth
4. leadership and management experience
Compensation begins at $3,000, but can be more depending on the size of the student population and staff.
We are currently seeking instructors for the following courses:
1. Computer programming and Coding
2. Computer Applications and Everyday Living
3. Computer Engineering
4. Ethics & Self-Development
5. Leadership Typologies
6. Seminar on W.E.B. Du Bois
7. Critical Reading
8. African American History & Cultural Practices
9. Contemporary Issues in the Middle East
10. Social Media & Entrepreneurship
11. Anatomy & Physiology
12. Introduction to the Natural Sciences
13. Introduction to Mechanical, Electrical, OR Biological Engineering
14. Caribbean & Latin American Migration
Qualifications for each position include:
1. Relevant graduate coursework and/or research experience
2. Prior teaching experience is preferable, but not required
Compensation is approximately $1500-$2000 per course/section taught and is commensurate with teaching experience.
Additionally, we are seeking upper level undergraduates, recent college graduates, and/or graduate students to join our residence staff. As the engines of the Institute, the Residence Counselors & Mentors (RCMs) are responsible for ensuring students' safety and well-being, as well as managing and overseeing the Institute's day-to-day operations. General duties include but are not limited to: attending classes to observe student performance; organizing leadership workshops; tutoring students; accompanying students on field trips; mentoring students; and organizing recreational activities. Room and board are covered by the Institute, as well as a $300 travel stipend for out-of-state staff members. Compensation for this position ranges from $1800-$2000. There is also the possibility to work in a dual capacity as both an instructor and an RCM, in which case compensation can be as much as $3500.
The program will run from June 28 to August 2, 2014. Interested parties should send a cover letter and CV/resume to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, March 7th for the Director of Residential Life position, and Friday, March 14th for all other positions. For more information about the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute, please visit our website at www.duboisscholars.org.
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