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Activity Resident Advisor

Activity Resident Advisor 

Blueprint Signature Summer Programs

 

Job Type: Seasonal/ Temp

Salary and Benefits: $325/ Week; Room and Board 

Program Length / Dates: Summer 2017, 2-3 Weeks (one week of on-site training; see specific program dates below)

 

About Blueprint Summer Programs

Our company offers personal, innovative, and fun pre-college summer programs for students entering grades 9 - 12 students. Here's what they get to do:

  • Experience college life and immerse themselves in inspiring and meaningful courses.
  • Live in residence halls on-campus with other students from around the country.
  • Get Ready For College - with our proprietary college prep curriculum.
  • Road trips! Travel to big cities, famous landmarks and popular attractions.

 

Job Purpose:

Organize and supervise all non-academic program activities of Blueprint’s signature summer program at designated locations, while providing a fun, safe and personal pre-college experience to all students (see specific program locations below).

 

Essential Duties:

  • Monitor and participate in student activities; ensure student safety
  • Develop and lead all extracurricular programming and special events, using supplied materials effectively and creatively
  • Effectively serve in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Serve as a caring, compassionate mentor and adult presence to all students at all times, including (but not limited to): Classroom time, planned activities, off-campus activities, student mealtimes, student free time and room checks
  • Engage all students in a way that inspires comfortable adjustment to life on a college campus and away from friends and family
  • Provide general office administrative support and perform a variety of other administrative tasks, including (but not limited to): general office work, supply purchasing, monitor student issues, create hallway and floor decor, contribute to program set-up/breakdown
  • Coordinate field trip logistics and execution
  • Implement all program rules, procedures and safety guidelines

You may be asked to perform specific duties (as assigned by your Program Director), such as:

Office Administration Lead:

  • General office duties, including answering phones, cleaning/ organizing office and assisting Program Director with campus and administrative needs

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • College degree, currently enrolled in college program or have received some college credit
  • Must be able to travel to and from designated Blueprint Summer Program location.
  • Must have some experience in mentoring youth, tutoring and/or student advising.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Caring, compassionate and selfless
  • Creative, with a great sense of humor
  • Ability to stay organized and thrive in unstructured, high-intensity environments
  • Relentless commitment to student wellbeing and safety
  • Pro-active problem solver, quick thinking and entrepreneurial
  • Can- do, positive attitude and high energy
  • Passionate and enthusiastic mentor
  • Outstanding leadership skills, while also being able to recognize and appreciate group cohesion/ collaboration
  • Team player, and eager to help in all situations
  • Summer program experience is a plus
  • Current CPR/ First Aid certification is a plus

This description should not be construed to contain every function or responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job.  Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

 

Program Locations and Dates:

  • University of Florida, Gainesville FL 
    • Session 1: Training Dates: June 18th - June 24th, Program Dates: June 25th - July 9th 
    • Session 2: Training Dates: July 9th - July 15th, Program Dates: July 16th - July 30th​
  • Georgetown University, Washington D.C 
    • Training Dates: June 18th - June 24th, Program Dates: June 25th - July 9th
  • Arizona State University, Phoenix AZ 
    • Training Dates: June 25th - July 1st, Program Dates: July 2nd - July 16th
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA
    • Training Dates: July 2nd - July 8th, Program Dates: July 9th - July 23rd
  • University of California, Los Angeles CA 
    • Session 1: Training Dates: June 25th - July 1st, Program Dates: July 2nd - July 16th
    • Session 2: Training Dates: July 9th - July 15th, Program Dates: July 16th - July 30th
  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA
    • Session 1: Training Dates: July 2nd - July 8th, Program Dates: July 9th - July 23rd
    • Session 2: Training Dates: July 16th - July 22, Program Dates: July 23rd - August 6th
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs CT
    • Training Dates: July 16th - July 22nd, Program Dates: July 23rd - August 6th

How to Apply:

To be considered, candidates must submit a resume through our online application. For more information about Blueprint Summer Programs and a full list of our available positions, please visit www.bpsummerprograms.com

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