Texas Tech University

Summer Camp Instructor


Position Description:

This position is ideal if you will be in Lubbock during Summer I or Summer II sessions, enjoy working with young pre-college students, and are looking to build your resume and develop leadership skills. 

Job Title: Summer Camp Instructor

To Apply: Submit a Cover Letter, Resume and Three Professional References to the following address.

Ashley Cowgill 

Phone: (806) 834-1970
Email: ashley.cowgill@ttu.edu

Important Dates:

Shake Hands with Your Future I: June 1st - June 5th

Shake Hands with Your Future II: June 20th - June 24th

About the Position

Job Description:

College Connect helps to encourage students to pursue a post-secondary education and help increase their knowledge with regards to requirements for entering a four-year institution of higher learning. Our mission is to provide distinctive and unique outreach programs that promote academic excellence and diversity. The most important work is introducing underrepresented students to a collegiate experience and dispelling myths and fears about higher education. Programs are often designed to address a particular need but all programs are designed to give children a successful academic experience on a university campus. Classes are aimed to increase student knowledge of career fields and student motivation to explore higher education.
Instructors will report directly to program manager and office director.

  Camp Dates Include:

  •  June 1st-5th, 2020
  • July 20th-24th, 2020


Role and Responsibilities:


  •  Deliver course curriculum to students in 6th-12th from various backgrounds.
  •  Develop hands on and engaging curriculum with learning outcomes that meet the  academic need of the program and based in current pedagogy.
  •  Manage a safe, secure, and healthy educational environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with program regulations and navigating student behaviors.
  •  Able to accommodate and tailor curriculum for various academic levels and encourage students to think critically using cultural relevant teaching methods.
  •  Promote the value of education and share personal experiences.
  •  Act as a mentor to the students.
  •  Assist in the management and care of the TTU facilities and equipment during  program events.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in curriculum development in K-12 environment.
  • Prior experience in classroom management to include either teaching, course instruction or summer camps.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Able to attend summer camp training in May.


Desired Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in science, math, engineering, education
  • Teaching K-12 certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



Physical Requirements:


  • Could include standing, bending, and stretching. 
  • Willing to work outdoor and be able to walk with students during extended periods of time.





College Connect

  • Address

    2518 15th Street | Doak Hall RM 110 | Texas Tech University | Lubbock, Texas 79409
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