Residential Proctor Job Description & QualificationsProgram Dates and Times:
- Online Training
- Onsite Training: May 31 – June 7
- 3 Sessions operating June-July
- Session 1: June 9 – 14
- Session 2: June 16 – 28
- Session 3: July 7 – 26
- Break Week: July 1-5
A Vanderbilt Proctor serves as in-residence counselor and leader for a group of 10-16 middle through high school students during Vanderbilt Summer Academy, a residential program on Vanderbilt campus that serves gifted students. Through leading creative and meaningful evening activities, facilitating daily team-building and intentionally building community, Proctors are critical to enhancing the academic and social experience for students.
Your summer includes:
- Making a difference through investing in the lives of gifted young scholars.
- Working at one of the most prestigious universities in the nation.
- Loving what you do while building your resume.
- Joining a team of dedicated staff who are passionate about developing talent in gifted students.
- Competitive compensation with meals and private room in residence hall included.
Within their wide array of duties and responsibilities, VSA Proctors are expected to:
- Lead, supervise, continually check-in and support a group of 10-16 students.
- Be a role model for all student participants and colleagues.
- Uphold and exemplify community values, regulations, and expectations.
- Curate a safe, cordial, and supportive residential community for all students and staff.
- Co-create and implement age-appropriate and unforgettable recreational activities.
- Enthusiastically adapt and pivot as needed to ensure optimal, engaging, and safe student experiences.
- Collaborate with other Proctors to ensure a positive community culture.
- Remain in frequent communication with the leadership team regarding student well being and engagement.
- Assist with various administrative duties and processes to ensure smooth operations.
The ideal candidate will:
- Be a current undergraduate or graduate student.
- Demonstrate exceptional maturity and character.
- Have experience working with teenagers in a youth development setting. (Residential life/camp counseling experience a plus.)
- Embody a strong team player ethic and sense of humor.
- Be able to successfully and positively communicate with individuals of all ages, experiences, and roles.
- Thrive in a fast-paced, demanding work environment that requires continuing flexibility, a positive and caring attitude, and collaboration.
How to Apply:
The Residential Proctor application is now available! Click the link below to apply.
For questions, email Mark Shivers, firstname.lastname@example.org