NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
WORKING TITLE: Senior Residential Life Leader
DEPARTMENT: Extended Learning – Summer Programs
POSITION LOCATION: Durham, NC or Morganton, NC
POSTING DATE: January 6, 2023
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled (priority consideration to applications prior to March 20, 2023)
POSITION TYPE: Temporary, 3-month contract (May/June/July)
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $173 per day (flat rate, no overtime) plus room and board during programs (housing not provided during the week of July 4)
NCSSM and the division of Extended Learning foster an environment of collaboration across departments and divisions and support community-engaged service and research. NCSSM is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. NCSSM is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and we are strongly committed to increasing faculty and staff diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you are an individual with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process, please contact us at email@example.com.
Description of Duties:
The Senior Residence Life Leader (RLL) of Summer Accelerator or STEP Up to STEM will be responsible for overseeing and supervising the residential staff. They will act as the liaison between summer programs staff and leadership team. Responsibilities include: supervision of staff and programming, ensuring emergencies are handled properly, communicating with parents, scheduling of staff, dorm assignments, and communicating with school personnel as necessary. This person will be responsible for running staff meetings when on duty and coming up with the best plan of action for check in/out days.
They will work closely with the leadership team in the weeks leading up to summer working on logistical items as well as working to help plan and lead staff training.
Strong candidates will demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as in a team setting, excellent communication skills, ability to supervise a team, and make critical decisions.
Applicants will support one of the following programs:
- NCSSM Summer Accelerator – Durham
- NCSSM Summer Accelerator – Morganton
- NCSSM Step Up To STEM and INSPIRE – Durham, Morganton, and Elizabeth City
- Must be available to work a variety of hours and days, including evenings, weekdays and Sundays, from June 6 – July 29
- Must live on campus during the program
- Current First Aid and CPR Certification
- Be available to work one day per week (Remote) during the month of May 2023.
Minimum Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher
- At least 3 years experience working with youth, preferably in a residential setting
- Experience developing and leading youth programs
- A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
- At least one year experience as an RLL at NCSSM Summer Accelerator
- Experience supervising a team of staff
- Superb communication skills
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) is a world-class public high school with statewide reach empowering academically talented students from diverse backgrounds from every corner of the state to design their own future. We offer residential high school programs in Durham and Morganton for juniors and seniors or virtual high school courses and programs that students can take alongside their local curriculum, all tuition free. Our wide array of summer offerings for rising 5th- through 12th-graders includes free opportunities for in-state students alongside paid options for students from anywhere in the world. NCSSM Extended Learning partners with communities and regions to advance student learning and outcomes.
Specializing in science, technology, engineering, and math, and embracing the fine arts and humanities, NCSSM has become the model for 18 such specialized schools around the globe since its founding in 1980 and is a full constituent of the University of North Carolina System. NCSSM’s Ignite + Transform comprehensive campaign seeks to raise $50 million in private support for our mission.
The new NCSSM-Morganton campus opened in 2022 for summer programs and its first fall academic term. NCSSM-Morganton focuses on the booming fields of data science and artificial intelligence, preparing the leaders of tomorrow to navigate a future driven by data and machine learning, with emphasis on the humanistic implications and ethical use of these tools.
Nearly two-thirds of NCSSM graduates earn a bachelor’s degree in a STEM field — over three times the national average, including 58 percent of our underrepresented minority graduates, which is nearly four times the national average. Nearly three-quarters have earned or are seeking a graduate degree. A 2020 economic impact study found that 54 percent of our alumni continue to live and work in North Carolina, catalyzing nearly $1.3 billion in annual economic activity. NCSSM embraces equity, diversity, and inclusion, and seeks to recruit employees who share these values.