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About Notre Dame of Maryland University

Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) is a private, Catholic university established in 1895 with the mission to educate leaders to transform the world. NDMU is home to Maryland's only women's college, and offers a wide variety of full- and part-time undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs for women and men. 

During the summer months, the University hosts a number of summer camps, including our very own, Camp Notre Dame, for children ages 5-11.  For more information on Camp Notre Dame, visit our website.

Job Description

Junior Leader , Camp Notre Dame

Notre Dame of Maryland University is seeking Junior Leaders for our summer program, Camp Notre Dame. Reporting to the Camp Director, the Camp Notre Dame Junior Leader will: 

  • Assist the Senior Leader with general supervision of 12-25 campers grouped according to age (5-11 years old);
  • Provide leadership and guidance with other camp staff, including Leader-In-Training (LIT) assigned to your camper group;
  • Escort campers safely and effectively throughout the day to campus-led activities and special events, following and abiding all Camp Notre Dame and University protocols and procedures;
  • Assist with supervision of daily camper arrival and dismissal as assigned by Camp Director and in coordination with assigned Senior Leader and Leader-in-Training;
  • Assists the Senior Leader with team-building activities during the opening arrival sessions and closing dismissal sessions, including assisting the University's Public Safety Office with emergency drills; 
  • Provides hands-on assistance to the specialty coordinators during specialty area activities, including engaged supervision during scheduled swim sessions (instructional and free swim); 
  • Assists with planning and implementation of special events and activities, including the end-of-session closing performance;
  • Shared responsibility for coverage of early drop-off and late pick-up (compensated for additional hours in cash directly from camp families?sign-ups are required);
  • Lunchtime supervision weekly, alternating days with Senior Leader only 

Requirements

Junior Leader , Camp Notre Dame

Qualified candidates are required to be on-site Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. OR 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. during every day of Camp operation. Attendance is required at staff orientation and training session prior to first day of Camp, June 8th, 2019.  Candidates need strong leadership skills and devotion to imparting those skills through empowerment for the success of children ages 5 to 11 in advancing their leadership potentials and knowledge within the explorations area. Candidates will need to be a team player who is flexible and understanding, able to adapt to changes in schedules and provide consistent creativity and enthusiasm in daily sessions with CND campers.  A thorough knowledge of childhood development and educational practices is preferred. Ideal candidate will have prior professional experience or internship working with school-aged children. Education curriculum and childhood engagement in the classroom expertise welcomed. Current certification in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR strongly recommended. If under the age of 18, work permit will be required and may be obtained through registered school's guidance counseling office.

Additional Information

Junior Leader , Camp Notre Dame

Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in offering equal access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or protected veteran's status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy: Greg FitzGerald, Chief of Staff, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410-532-5109.

For all other employment inquiries, please contact Human Resources at 410-532-5898 or human_resources@ndm.edu. Notre Dame of Maryland University is an EEO/AA employer.