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2/20/2019
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Swedish Summer Camp Program Leadership
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Concordia College | Bakersfield, CA
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Position TitleSwedish Summer Camp Program LeadershipPosition TypeCLV Seasonal - SummerEmployment StatusSeasonalNumber of Months2General Employment Period

five weeks in July and August

General Work Schedule (days of week)

seven days per week

General shift hours

14 - 16 hours per day, plus overnight residential supervision responsibilities

Minimum SalaryStaff Team Leader - $375 per one week; Two-week Curriculum Facilitator - $400 per one week; Credit Curriculum Facilitator - $450 per one week; Assistant Dean - $490 per one week; all positions include room and boardJob Summary/Basic Function

ASSISTANT DEAN

* Assist dean with delegated administrative duties; staff development & supervision; planning, preparation & implementation of program; coordinating staff counselors; public relations (eg parent calls, photo shoots, site visits)
* Assume general responsibility for Village at dean's request
* Be leader & mentor to staff & villagers
* Make program decisions as designated by dean
* Coordinate program & staff performance appraisals, as designated
* Assist with pre-planning & preparation, as designated by dean
* Carry out program & staff performance appraisals
* Assist with supervision & program/staff development
* Assume responsibility for counseling duties as designated

Compensation

$490 per one week period*

CREDIT CURRICULUM FACILITATOR

* Implement educational curriculum of credit program
* Coordinate & administrate credit program: schedule classes & activities, interface with two-week schedule, handle correspondence, administer evaluations
* Supervise placement of credit villagers at appropriate levels
* Ensure each villager has achieved minimum of 180 hours of instruction & program complies with accreditation guidelines
* Ensure all CLV-required documentation is collected & filed with CLV within three days of session's end
* Prepare final report
* Organize credit schedule during interim weekend
* Assist dean with on-site orientation & training of credit teachers
* Collaborate with two-week facilitator to ensure integrated program

Compensation

$450 per one week period*

STAFF TEAM LEADER

* Plan & lead cultural & evening programs
* Assume leadership for counseling & creating safe environment for staff & villagers
* Participate as assigned in Village's language immersion program
* Develop & implement evening program & cultural presentations
* Prepare & supervise completion of villager progress reports
* Assist with supervising credit villagers during interim weekend

Compensation

$375 per one week period

TWO-WEEK CURRICULUM FACILITATOR

* Implement educational curriculum of two-week program (including activities)
* Teach &/or organize large-group language instruction periods daily
* Organize small-group language instruction periods & villager placement process
* Lead daily meetings for learning-group staff & provide coaching/peer coaching
* Prepare & supervise completion of villager progress reports
* Collaborate with credit facilitator to ensure integrated program
* Substitute as needed for counselors in small language groups & activities
* Submit final report to dean
* Organize & manage resource materials

Compensation

$400 per one week period*

* Stipend for orientation is equivalent to one week pay.

General Responsibilities of All Positions

* Be familiar with & abide by specific policies set forth in CLV "Personnel Policies"
* Read & become familiar with responsibilities for specific area of assignment
* Read Staff Handbook & other materials information carefully & thoroughly before arriving
* Be advised entire staff of each Village is under direction of & is responsible to dean. While some positions are supervised by other staff, dean retains ultimate authority & responsibility for Village
* All positions involve teaching language culture, with the exception of summer support positions (e.g. culinary arts, healthcare, transportation)
* Report to orientation prior to first session as designated
* Assist with setting up Village, preparing for next session, & maintaining Village throughout session
* Speak target language with villagers & staff members as much as possible
* Live in community living arrangements, assigned according to gender. Nearly all positions include living, sleeping and sharing communal bathroom facilities in a unit with villagers (participants); positions that do not include living with villagers do include living with other staff members
* Work outdoors for a significant part of each day
* Model standards for behavior & be sensitive to health & welfare of villagers
* Remain one day after final session for cleanup, inventory & evaluation of program

Minimum Qualifications

ASSISTANT DEAN:

* Bachelor's degree or international equivalent
* Previous Concordia Language Villages leadership experience
* Strong personnel and program management skills
* Skills in public relations
* Language teaching experience
* Conversational and written proficiency in both English and the target language
* Work experience with children and adults
* Skills in cultural/recreational activity areas

CREDIT CURRICULUM FACILITATOR:

* Bachelor's degree or international equivalent
* Skills in teaching the language
* Strong personnel and program management skills
* Conversational and written proficiency in the target language
* Skills in cultural/recreational activity areas
* Work experience with high school students
* Computer skills
* Ability to communicate effectively with parents and schools

STAFF TEAM LEADER:

* Previous Concordia Language Villages experience
* Skills in teaching the target language and managing groups of people
* Ability to communicate effectively in English and the target language with adults and children
* Leadership level skills in one or more cultural/recreational areas
* Work experience with school-aged children

TWO-WEEK CURRICULUM FACILITATOR

* Bachelor's degree or international equivalent
* Experience as a teacher in the target language
* Skills in teaching the target language and helping others teach the target language
* Skills in personnel management and program organization
* Conversational and written proficiency in the language
* Skills in cultural/recreational activity areas
* Work experience with the age group concerned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

. . . of all positions

Emotional resiliency and cognitive abilities to carry out job responsibilities, ability to establish and maintain appropriate professional relationships, interpersonal skills to interact effectively with individuals and groups respecting social and cultural diversity and to maintain appropriate boundaries.

. . . of all positions that require living with villagers

Ability to assist villagers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, injury); possess strength, physical ability, and endurance to maintain constant supervision of villagers; observe villager behavior, assess its appropriateness and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques; possess visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the cabin group.

. . . of positions related to supervision: Assistant Dean, Credit Curriculum Facilitator, Two-week Curriculum Facilitator, Staff Team Leader, Waterfront Manager, Head Cook. The following positions may require supervising staff: Business Manager and Nurse.

Ability to train staff; observe staff and villager behavior; see and respond to hazards; work with different age and skill levels; plan, conduct and evaluate designated activities; observe, assess, and coach the work efforts of staff being supervised; use a telephone.

Preferred Qualifications

ASSISTANT DEAN

* Previous Concordia Language Villages or camping experience
* Valid driver's license with good driving record

CREDIT CURRICULUM FACILITATOR:

* Previous Concordia Language Villages or camping experience
* Experience teaching the language and experience teaching in the U.S. school system
* Teaching licensure preferred

STAFF TEAM LEADER:

* Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, highly preferred
* Previous Concordia Language Villages or camp (residential or day camp) experience, preferred

TWO-WEEK CURRICULUM FACILITATOR:

* Previous Concordia Language Villages or camping experience
* Teaching licensure preferred

Position Opening Date11/02/2018Position Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesScreening BeginsEEOSpecial Instructions to Applicants

As part of our application process, you must arrange for the submission of TWO reference forms, if any of the following conditions apply to you;

1. you have not previously worked for Concordia Language Villages;

2. you have not worked for Concordia Language Villages in the past 12 months;

3. you plan to use the Concordia Language Villages J-1 Camp Counselor visa to enter the United States.

You must provide names and email addresses for at least two reference writers, who know you in a professional capacity.

If you have worked for CLV with a break of fewer than 12 months between the first day of employment this upcoming summer and last date of employment, you do not need new references, BUT you must fill in "NA" in the mandatory fields in the reference section.

NEW REQUIREMENT FOR ALL EXCHANGE VISITORS: ALL new and returning Exchange Visitors who potentially will work on our J-1 Camp Counselor visa, will need to submit two references from an employer and/or university professor ANNUALLY to be in compliance with the code of Federal Regulations of the United States government.

You MUST provide an e-mail address for each reference writer. The application system will automatically e-mail your reference writers. Your reference writers will be able to download the reference form and then upload the completed form directly onto our system. You will be able to track whether we have received the reference form. The process is quick, simple, and confidential. Note, if you are applying for many positions, you may wish to let your writers know they will receive a request for each position; they may upload the same reference form for each position. If you cannot provide an e-mail address for your reference writers or provide an incorrect e-address, contact vilstaff@cord.edu. Log back into this application system to assure that your reference providers have submitted the reference form.

Employment ContingenciesBackground Check Quicklink for Postinghttp://hr.cord.edu/postings/4739