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*Summer Camp Instructor

University of Oklahoma
Job Location:
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Organization: Professional
& Cont Studies

Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus


Work Schedule: Flexible schedule during the weeks of June 5 - August 11, 2023 plus mandatory orientation

Work Type: Onsite

Salary Range: $500 - $1000 per week. Salary varies with each camp and is dependent on experience.

Benefits Provided: No

Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter

Job Description


A camp instructor will provide inquiry-based, product-oriented instruction for the campers' knowledge, understanding and application of Science, Technology, Engineering. and Mathematics (STEM) content/concepts, study skills. thinking skills, problem solving strategies and communication skills.

  • Works collaboratively with appropriate camp staff on the content of the instructional program and related activities.
  • Provide a teaching plan or class outline with handouts, for assigned classes.
  • Works closely, cooperatively and amicably with other staff members.
  • Stimulates campers' interest in individual and group activities.
  • Provides a safe learning environment to motivate youth.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must participate in training workshop prior to the start of camp.

Job Requirements


Required Education: Bachelor's degree. Some classroom teaching experience.


  • Experience working with youth ages 6-16
  • Patient, enthusiastic, and dependable
  • Able to work with others and follow directions


  • Valid driver's license

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to engage in recreational activities, ability to grasp objects, and assist students in minor physical activity.

Department Preferences:

  • One of the following credentials: A teaching certificate (minimum of three years of teaching); equivalent combination of training and experience; a continuing certificate for teaching grades 6-8; or a graduate student working on a degree in a STEM field.
  • Experience with youth summer camps.

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes

Special Indications: None

Job Posting: Apr 16, 2024
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