AggieSTEM Summer Camp - Camp Counselors

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: PartTime

Job Title

AggieSTEM Summer Camp - Camp Counselors


Texas A&M University


Teaching, Learning And Culture (Tlac)

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) encompasses students, faculty and staff whose efforts and interests center on the many different aspects of academics, teaching and classroom education. One of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, TLAC is currently home to over 1200 undergraduate students, about 400 graduate students, 47 faculty members and 26 staff members. Our mission is to create experiences that advance teaching, research and service through the application of knowledge in the preparation and development of quality educators; placing high value on collaboration, diversity, critical thinking, creativity, democratic governance and global leadership. To learn more, visit our website:

What we want

Howdy! The Texas A&M Aggie STEM Department is looking for enthusiastic, problem-solving Aggie students to serve as counselors for our 2023 Aggie STEM Summer Camps (ASSC). ASSC provides 3rd-12th grade students with real-world STEM experiences and STEM education under the guidance of world-class Texas A&M University professors in STEM fields. Our camp counselors are essential to our mission to help familiarize our students with Texas A&M University’s rigorous academics, honor code, and Aggie culture. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Hourly pay rate: $13.00

We are currently offering day and night counselor positions. Employment with Aggie STEM Summer Camps is need-based and is dependent upon the number of campers registered for each session. Both day and night counselors are expected to fully participate in all aspects of camp life. Night counselors will be required to stay on-site with campers overnight in the dorm rooms provided. Day counselors are expected to have their own housing. Currently we are planning to have camps on the following dates:

  • June 11-June 17 Session 1

  • June 19-June 23 Session 2

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience using/involving STEM.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to be flexible and/or open availability for the month of June. Ability to participate in all aspects of camp life.

Essential Duties/Tasks

  • Camp Counselor - At the direction of the camp director(s), provides instruction, demonstration, and assistance to campers. Adheres to high standards and to serve as role models for our campers. Both day and night counselors are expected to fully participate in all aspects of camp life. Day counselors will assist instructors on campus during the day and will be responsible for keeping campers on-task and engaged during lessons, panels, and lab tours. Night counselors will look after campers in the evening during extracurricular activities and will be on-call overnight and performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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