This is a TEMPORARY, FULL-TIME position, scheduled Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It begins in June of 2017 and is expected to run through August of 2017.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UW Continuum College (UWC) expands the reach of the University of Washington with programs like UW Professional & Continuing Education, International & English Language Programs, Summer Youth and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the UW that meet the needs of various learners at all phases of their lives. We're focused on removing obstacles to relevant educational opportunities by addressing geographic, financial, length of commitment, and time constraints, increasing access to knowledge for more people. By looking ahead and experimenting with new approaches, we're creating new educational opportunities to help people thrive in a world of change.
UWC has an outstanding opportunity for multiple Temporary Group Leader positions within their Summer Youth Program (SYP.).
Working on campus with the UW's summer enrichment program for youth in grades 1-8, Group Leaders are our front line and direct link to students and parents. Temporary Group Leaders are responsible for the safety and supervision of children and participate fully in the daily Program activities.
Attend mandatory staff orientation and complete any required training.
Supervise groups of children/teens in different locations on the UW campus.
Assist in checking students in and out each day.
Assist instructors as appropriate.
Supervise during indoor and outdoor activities and the lunch periods.
Notify the program staff of problems and make recommendations to improve the student experience.
Assist in the set up and break down of camp/classes.
Foster a sense of community within the group and seek ways to include all students in activities.
Carry out all duties assigned by Campus Coordinators and Program Director/Administrator.
Experience working with groups of children or teens in formal and informal learning settings.
Ability to be responsible for the safety and well-being of students.
Experience supporting children or teens of differing abilities, motivational levels and learning styles.
CPR/First Aid certified by June 2017.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Requires the ability to spend a minimum of 20 hours per week walking and standing.
Must be able to participate in daily health fitness classes with students in the Program.
Must be able to lead groups of students to various locations on campus
Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds.
Must be willing and able to work in the elements up to 50% of the time.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.