Position Number: 900754
Department or Office: Academic Affairs
Level: Level C (Specialist)
Reports To Position #: 000508
Date Prepared: 09-01-2011
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753
Student Employment Information
Work Study: No
The Programs Intern is an experienced Middlebury College student who serves as coordinator of the Twilight Hall After School Program. 2011 will be the pilot year of the After School Program, the goal of the program is to match up pairs of individual students or clubs to offer two-hour sessions twice a week for the elementary aged children of faculty and staff. Parents will pay a nominal fee for the sessions which will allow for the workshop instructors to be paid at the Level C rate. The key responsibilities of this position include:
• Phase One would start in late August creating an application process for students or groups to propose workshops, establishing ways of getting the word out to student groups, evaluating proposals, interviewing instructor teams, putting together advertising for the approved workshops and enrolling families, approximately 60 hrs of work total
• Phase Two, 10/10-11/18, six weeks of about six hours per week, mostly being present while the session is running 36 hrs of work total
• Phase Three, 11/28-3/2, after the session ends they would evaluate the process, solicit new proposals if necessary, set up the instructors, advertise, enroll, etc. 30 hrs of work total
• The Second Session, 3/5-3/23 with a week off for the College break and then 4/2-4/20, six weeks of about six hours per week, mostly being present while the session is running 36 hrs of work total
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to children. Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills; ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks; top-notch organization skills; self-motivation and the ability to work independently on projects; positive attitude and interest in learning, thinking creatively, and working as a member of a team; high level of motivation, ability to inspire others, and commitment to serving as a role model; previous student organization and leadership experience preferred.
Microsoft Word, Excel and familiarity with student organizations at Middlebury College.
See rough schedule above, this is a year-long commitment with quiet times and busy times, we estimate about 160 hours over the course of the year. Other funding may be available if it proves necessary.