Teaching Assistant: Youth Program
The Teaching Assistant is a crucial element in the successful dynamic of the workshops. It is an exciting, demanding, completely hands-on job, providing invaluable insights and rich experience to young and enthusiastic professionals. Teaching assistants work with faculty in the Photography, Digital, Film, Multimedia, Youth Program and Book Arts workshops, and may assist the Master Classes. They are responsible for the learning environment in the classes, to keep the class on schedule, conduct demonstrations, help individual students with equipment and procedures, and assist the faculty. Teaching assistants are also the liaison between the faculty, the students, and the Programs Office who must keep lines of communication open at all times, as well as understands the limitations and potential of each workshop. Constant contact with students and instructors requires good people skills. All teaching assistants will also take care of the classroom and its security. Be comfortable working with all ages, including teenagers. Applicants should possess teaching experience, be patient, understanding and have a generous and helpful attitude. Media teachers, graduate and recent graduate students make ideal teaching assistants.
- Digital and Photography teaching assistants must have knowledge of the Macintosh operating system, Photoshop, Lightroom, Powerpoint, Keynote, and Final Cut Pro. Troubleshooting skills of Macintosh computers, printers, color calibration and Projectors is also required.
- Film and Multimedia teaching assistants must be knowledgeable with the use of all film and video equipment from the camera to lighting, to electrical, to software issues. They help with preproduction, paperwork, casting, and locations. They oversee field production, and are in charge of, and responsible for all safety and set etiquette in production. Experience with MAC OSX, Photoshop, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Avid and Adobe Premiere software is required. Troubleshooting skills of Macintosh computers and network helpful.
- Book Arts teaching assistants must be knowledgeable in their craft both in the Letterpress studio as well as digitally. Teaching Assistants must have knowledge of MACOSX, Photoshop and Lightroom. Troubleshooting skills of Macintosh computers and network helpful.
- Youth teaching assistants work with the Young Artist participants in the High School Photographer, Filmmakers, Multimedia, Book Arts, Digital Artists and Actors summer programs. Students range in age from 14 to 18 years. The Young Artist Program classes are held in two week intervals. Experience working with teens in an educational environment is a plus. Teaching Assistants in the Young Artists program must have the requisite skills outlined for the Photography / Filmmaking and Multimedia positions.
Teaching assistants will be assigned the class they will work with the week prior to the class commencing. (Employment dates posted are when Teaching Assistants may be needed. Actual dates of hire will vary per individual hired.)June 23 – August 24 (These dates are when Teaching Assistants may be needed. Actual dates of hire will vary.)
$300 per week plus meals when campus kitchen is serving (Sunday dinner through Saturday brunch).
Young Artists Program Manager
The Program Manager works with High School Young Artists Program scheduling evening and weekend activities throughout the 9-week summer program. With other counselor’s, you provide adult supervision afternoons, evenings and weekends, review and enforce campus policies with the students, act as liaison between students/instructors/parents and work to ensure the students' safety and well-being during their stay. Experience working with teens in a residential setting and knowledge of first aid preferred. Interest in film or photography helpful. A clean driving record is essential and must have a valid US driver’s license. Submitting to a background check prior to hiring is required.
June 18 – August 16
$325 per week, accomodations at the same facility as the Young Artists, and meals when campus kitchen is serving (Sunday dinner through Saturday breakfast).
Young Artists Counselor(s)
The Young Artist Counselor assists the Program Managers with logistics and provides adult supervision (afternoons, evenings and weekends) for the 9-week High School Young Artists program. Experience working with teens in a residential setting and knowledge of first aid preferred. Interest in film or photography helpful. A clean driving record is essential and must have a valid US driver’s license. Submitting to a background check prior to hiring is required. Date range of employment may differ than published dates.
June 18 – August 16
$225 per week, shared accommodations at the same facility as the Young Artists and meals when campus dining is serving (Sunday dinner thru Saturday breakfast).