CBU COOP ONLY – CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY – EDVENTURE CAMP CURRICULUM & PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Requirements

The CBU Edventure Curriculum Development & Program Coordinator will assist in the development of camp curriculum as well as the coordination, delivery and presentation of camp curriculum.   This position will offer experience designing and developing curriculum for a variety of fields of study to be delivered in camps during the summer to children and youth.

Qualifications

Demonstrated academic skills and research interests related to camp curriculum.
 Strong educational, environmental and recreation skills and experience with children ages 4-17. Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with groups.
 Ability to work in a team, and a demonstrated ability to be self-directed and work independently. Problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to work in a demanding environment.
 Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with sensitive information about children.

Responsibilities

This position will offer experience designing and developing curriculum for a variety of fields of study to be delivered in camps during the summer to children and youth.  The Curriculum Development & Program Coordinator will also assist in the hiring, supervising and training of summer camp staff and camp interns with faculty who are developing and delivering content during the camp.  The Camp Curriculum & Program Development Coordinator will play a vital roll in the CBU Summer Camp experience.

The Curriculum Development & Program Coordinator will report to the Student Life & Community Engagement Officer The CBU Summer Camp Program is currently revising camp curriculum and includes Tech Camp, Science Camp, Theatre Camp, Lil Critters Pre-School Camp and a variety of Sports Camps.

Application Details

Co-op Students Only: To be eligible you must be accepted into the BA, BACS, BSC or BBA Co-op Program.

Reporting to: Student Life & Community Engagement Officer, Cape Breton University

Wages/Hours per Week:     $15/hr             35hrs/wk

Start Date: May 2, 2016       End Date: August 12, 2016

Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department or by email to lindsey_macintosh@cbu.ca:

  • a letter of application quoting the job title and identifying his/her education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and complete contact information of three references
  • Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Registry Check

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2016. Email applicants will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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