Emagination Tech Camps
  • Connecticut
  • Fairfield, CT, USA
  • Seasonal

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Make your summer matter by joining a team that prepares kids and teens for the future of technology!

Emagination Tech Camps is looking for outgoing and fun summer camp Network Administrators driven to make a difference in the lives of campers who are passionate about technology. Celebrating 40 years at 6 US campus locations - Emagination Tech Camps delivers an innovative tech education that merges seamlessly with an awesome summer camp experience.

As a Network Administrator, your goal is set up and maintain the camp network while creating a memorable and meaningful camp experience for your campers. Our Network Administrators teach up to two technology courses each week of camp using professionally developed curriculum provided by Emagination Tech Camps. Outside of the labs, Network Administrators meet with camper groups, supervise the dorms and lead camp programs and recreational activities.

If you are a high energy, friendly and tech-savvy individual who enjoys being around kids, can work in a group and communicate effectively, and you want to have fun this summer - this is the job for you!!

Our Ideal Candidate...

  • Has the ability to help children grow in character, experiences, and insights
  • Is knowledgeable and has expertise in network set-up and maintenance
  • Safeguards the health and well-being of campers at all times
  • Is capable of sustaining energy for participation in a full day's schedule worth of activities
  • Cares and is dedicated - which means going the extra mile for a camper or staff member
  • Has the ability to make decisions and the flexibility to adjust plans in real-time
  • Is a natural mentor with the skills to motivate and engage others
  • Effectively communicates and has public speaking ability

Network Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Work with Emagination's CTO to set up and maintain a campus network of 60-100 machines
  • Daily backup and archive of camper work
  • Note and track any equipment that is added, returned or replaced
  • Perform diagnostics and maintenance on network or workstations as needed
  • Attend staff training week and complete all online pre-camp training
  • Live on campus with our campers and be responsible for their well-being during the day, evening and on the weekend - Provide supervision, care and nurturing
  • Teach tech workshops (curriculum provided) to campers ages 8-17 in a classroom setting 1:10 counselor to camper ratio
  • Lead recreation and other program activities including outdoor physical games, board and card games, computer-based activities and off-campus trips
  • Additional responsibilities assigned as required

Requirements:

    • Available to reside on location for a period of 5-7 weeks of employment depending on campus
    • Must be at least 18 years old by June 1
    • Successfully pass applicable background screenings and provide verifiable references
  • Prior experience working with children, preferably in a summer camp environment
  • Desire to lead games, songs, classes, and other activities with groups of children
  • Must be able to teach two or more of the following technology-based courses:

Digital Arts and Media

  • 3D Modeling Printing-Blender
  • 3D Animation-Blender
  • 3D Character Styling & Animation-Blender
  • 2D Animation-Blender
  • Graphic Design-GIMP
  • Web Design - HTML5, XAMPP, PHP, CSS, and WordPress
  • Cricut Design Space-Cricut Design Space/GIMP

Video Game Design

  • Strategy Game Design-Warcraft Three
  • Unreal Game Design-Unreal
  • Action Game Design-Game Maker
  • Minecraft World Design-Minecraft
  • Unity 2D - Unity

Coding

  • Scratch
  • Coding Basics-Python/Pycharm
  • Java
  • C#
  • Roblox Studio (Lua)

Engineering

  • Bricklinks Studio
  • Cryptography-Python
  • Robotics with mBot
  • RC Cars

Benefits:

  • Paycheck - Weekly salary paid every two weeks via direct deposit
  • Room and Board - Housing, meals, internet, and utilities are covered which means extra money in your pocket
  • College Credit or Internship- You may be eligible for college credit or able to use camp as an independent study, practicum, or internship experience. Ask your advisor or professor at your school how the skills you will learn directly relate to your major and how they will make you a stronger job candidate
  • Leadership - you will be supervising groups of up to 10 campers, engaging in decision making, behavior management and living ethics- all necessary leadership skills
  • Networking Opportunities - connections made at camp can lead to possible internships, future job opportunities and lifelong friends
  • 21st Century Skills- communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and contribution skills and traits that can draw an employer's attention to your resume




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