Director of Operations
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and Leslie Science & Nature Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Unity in Learning is an exciting partnership between Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Leslie Science & Nature Center, and Yankee Air Museum that provides a unique path to hands-on discovery, exploration of the natural world, and experiences that take flight. We’re looking for energetic team players interested in science and youth development to join our dynamic Summer Camp staff team. Camp programs will be held at the Leslie Science & Nature Center in Ann Arbor and at Yankee Air Museum in Belleville.
There are a variety of seasonal full- and part-time Summer Camp Staff positions available, including: LSNC Educator, Yankee Air Museum Educator, Early Childhood Assistant, and Partnership Camps Assistant. Staff must be available to work Monday through Friday (including some early mornings and later evenings), June 17, 2019 – August 30, 2019 (June 17-July 27 for Yankee Air Museum Educators), and are required to attend a week-long training from June 9-14, 2019. First- year Summer Camp staff will be paid an hourly rate starting at $10/hour.
Only online applications are accepted. Detailed job descriptions, deadlines, and application available on our website: https://www.lesliesnc.org/camps/camp-jobs
Preferred Degree in Area of Study
Quantified Level of Education vs. Years of Experience is Preferred
A candidate that fits the organization’s internal culture
Advancement opportunities, Professional Development Opportunities (conferences, webinars, coaching, etc.), Workplace Mentor, Team Building Activities
Management Styles of the Organization (you can find the descriptions of each style by following this link):
Resumes should be sent to
Only online applications are accepted: https://www.lesliesnc.org/camps/camp-jobs Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with preference given to those who apply early. You will need the following materials to complete your application:
• Your preference for which group interview day you would prefer to attend—Sunday, March 17 or Saturday, March 23). There is a place to indicate this on the application form.
• Contact information for three references that are persons unrelated to the applicant. (including phone and email)
• A current resume. (PDF only)
• Answers to these four short-answer questions (300 words or less per answer, PDF only)
1. What inspired you to apply for a position as a Unity in Learning Summer Camp Educator? What would you hope to learn or achieve in this role?
2. Summer Camp Educators are responsible not just for leading camp, but also for planning educational camp activities, completing paperwork, cleaning camp buildings and caring for materials. In addition, Summer Camp Educators work with and are responsible for the safety of all campers and volunteers, ages 4-17. What do you anticipate would be the most challenging aspect of this job for you, and why?
3. Describe a past situation in which you had a conflict with a friend or coworker, or an employer or an authority of some kind (teacher, parent, coach). What was the conflict? Who was involved? What did you do? What was the outcome? What did you learn from the situation?
4. What is the point of summer camp? What is a Summer Camp Educator’s role in fulfilling the purpose of summer camp?
Group interviews on March 17 and 23
Interview Follow Up
It’s okay to email if we haven’t gotten back to applicants in the time we said we would, We expect a thank you email after applicants have been interviewed
Please do not drop in to inquire about this position.