Temporary Teaching Assistant and Residential Counselor for Summer, Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS)-INQ0245120
The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) was established in order to provide a summer enrichment experience in the sciences and mathematics for hardworking Pennsylvania high school students and to encourage them to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The program provides instruction in biological sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science, with emphasis on collaborative learning and team research.
The PGSS is a 5-week STEM enrichment program. We are seeking multiple Teaching Assistant and Residential Counselor for summer employment for the 2020 session. In addition, one or two positions may be available as Co-Directors of Residential Life.
Our particular focus is on five Core Subject Areas of:
Core responsibilities include:
Assisting with lecture and lab courses and mentoring team research projects.
Living in the same dormitory as the PGSS students
Ensuring that students adhere to the PGSS disciplinary rules
Providing tutorial help in the academic program
Arranging and conducting social activities
Co- Directors of Residential Life are responsible for overseeing the TA/Counselors and fostering a safe, collaborative living and learning environment for the PGSS students
Strong academic records and strong social skills
Prior experience with PGSS or a similar summer program is preferred
Applicants for TA/Counselor should have finished their sophomore year by the start of the summer program
Applicants for Co-Director of Residential Life should have graduated from college or university by the start of the summer program
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within PGSS. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued proficiencies. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the PGSS through their work.
Are you interested in this opportunity with us? Please apply.
You may apply to one or more specific types of appointments. Teaching Assistant and Residential Counselor receive stipend for five-and-one-half week period.
$2,500 for new TA/Counselors
$2,750 for returning TA/Counselors
$3,000 for Co-Director of Residential Life
Housing is included (in the PGSS dorm) as well as a food allowance
Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Other
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Temporary Full Time less than 4 months
Organization: MCS - MELLON COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
Minimum Education Level: Some College
Internal Number: INQ0245120
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.