Summer Student Positions

We are looking for current University of Rochester students to serve as an adviser and mentor to our Pre-College Programs participants. This is a rewarding experience with many opportunities to develop life skills in leadership, communication, mentorship, and crisis management. The summer staff will live on campus while the programs are in session and oversee the participating high school students. The Pre-College participants are under the age of 18, so we assume significant responsibility for their behavior and well-being. Over the course of the program, we will see between 400 and 500 program participants on campus. These positions have some training commitments leading up to the start of the programs. The summer positions are outlined below. Click on the job position link to view the full job description.

Pre-College Counselor – Job ID 23085 (15-20 Positions Available) This is a full-time position (40+ hours per week, including weekends). The role of the Pre-College Counselor (PCC) is to live on campus in the residence hall, and serve as an adviser and mentor in residence for the program participants in the Pre-College Programs. The successful candidate should not have outside responsibilities through the months of June, July, and August, as we expect a strong commitment from our staff.

Resident Health Counselor – Job ID 22623 (2 Positions Available) This is a full-time position (40+ hours per week, including weekends). The role of the Resident Health Counselor (RHC) is to live on campus in the residence hall, and serve as a mentor in residence for the program participants and acts at the point-person when addressing any medical concerns in the Pre-College Programs. The successful candidate should not have outside responsibilities through the months of June, July, and August, as we expect a strong commitment from our staff. Applicants must be a member of River Campus MERT.

Pre-College Office Assistant (PCOA) – Job ID 23645 (4 Positions Available) This is a part-time role (15-20 hours per week). The role of the Pre-College Office Assistant (PCOA) is to serve as an administrative assistant to the Pre-College Programs staff and a role model to the program participants in the Pre-College Programs. The successful candidate should have limited outside responsibilities through the months of June, July, and August, as we expect a strong commitment from our staff. 


Qualifications for all positions: The candidate must be a current University of Rochester undergraduate student and cannot be graduating in May. Prior experience working with high school students is recommended, but not required. The candidate must have strong written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal and critical thinking skills. The candidate should have the ability to manage high stress situations, and complete tasks by communicated deadlines. 

Application deadlines are March 30, 2018.

Positions will be posted in JobLink by the end of February and the interview process will take place soon after the application deadline.

Opportunities for Educators

We are looking for enthusiastic educators who are interested in working with high school students over the summer! University of Rochester faculty, graduate students, and alumni may propose courses for our non-credit Rochester Scholars programs. Our summer sessions range from one to two weeks. Classes are offered in the morning (8:30 am to 11:30 am) or afternoon (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm). For an idea of course descriptions, please visit our Courses page. This is a compensated position.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please email precollege@rochester.edu.

We are no longer accepting Course Proposals for the 2018 Pre-College Programs. Please check back in September to submit a Course Proposal for the 2019 programs.

 


Graduate Head Counselor For Academics & Programming
The primary role is to create a supportive and engaging atmosphere concentrated both on the program participant’s academic success and overall summer experience. This can be achieved through implementation of educational and social activities, providing support as a leader in the Pre-College Programs, and enforcing program policies and procedures. Applicants must be a graduate student.

Residential Graduate Head Counselor
The primary role is to create a positive residential community concentrated on the program participant’s overall summer residential experience. This can be achieved through consistent communication with program participants and their parents regarding questions or concerns, providing support as a leader in the Pre-College Programs, and enforcing program policies and procedures. Applicants must be a graduate student.

Head Pre-College Counselor
The primary role is to create a positive residential community concentrated on the program participant’s overall summer academic and residential experience. This can be achieved through consistent communication with program participants regarding questions or concerns, providing support as a leader in the Pre-College Programs, and enforcing program policies and procedures. Applicants must have prior experience as a Pre-College Counselor.

Resident Health Counselor
The primary role is to be readily available to assist with any medical or health concerns of the program participants. This can be achieved by having knowledge in basic medical care, utilizing University medical resources, and providing guidance regarding policies and procedures.

Pre-College Counselor
The primary role is to create a positive residential community concentrated on the program participant’s overall summer academic and residential experience. This can be achieved by helping to implement educational, cultural, and recreational activities, providing information and guidance regarding policies and procedures, and enforcing all policies and procedures.

Position Deadline to Apply
Graduate Head Counselor For Academics & Programming February 3, 2017
Residential Graduate Head Counselor February 3, 2017
Head Pre-College Counselor February 10, 2017
Resident Health Counselor February 10, 2017
Pre-College Counselor February 10, 2017

If you have any questions or would like further information, please email precollege@rochester.edu.