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Program Director

Blueprint Signature Summer Programs (Pre-College Program)

Job type: Seasonal/Temp

Salary and Benefits: $1,000-$1,1000 / week, Paid Training, Housing and Meals Included

Program Length/ Dates: Summer 2018, 2- 3 weeks (See program locations and dates below)

 

About Blueprint Summer Programs

Our company helps high school students succeed in college from Day 1 through personal, fun and innovative summer programs. Here’s why students come to Blueprint:

  • Get Ready For College: Blueprint’s proprietary College & Career Readiness curriculum, custom-developed academic courses and on-campus living help students more successfully navigate the transition from highschool to college
  • Choose the Right Major: Inspiring courses taught by top-notch instructors help students choose an area they would like (or not like!) to study
  • Decide Where to Go to College: Living on a college campus and taking classes that focus on personal goals, budget and admission requirements help students feel more confident about what college is the ‘right fit’ for them
  • Rock their College Applications: Hands-on activities and workshops dedicated to organizing the college search and application process, writing stellar personal statements and engaging in effective college interviews all set students up for success as they apply for admission!
  • HAVE FUN! Road trips, evening activities and tours of popular attractions make for a fun and memorable summer!

​We know, however, that the staff at our programs make a huge impact on how much a student learns from or loves their program experience,  so we look for individuals that are good people with great experience and a passion for mentoring. If this is you, please join us!

Job Purpose:

Lead, direct, and administer all aspects of Blueprint Summer Programs, carrying out a compassionate and goal-oriented approach at designated location (see specific program locations below).

Essential Duties:

Demonstrate personal, innovative and skillful programmatic leadership:

  • This position manages all Blueprint Employees of the program site and is responsible for overseeing the quality execution of a program that provides opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives
  • Implement all program scheduling
  • Evaluate and monitor program needs, identify unmet needs and revise services as program needs change
  • Coordinate and conduct on-site staff orientation and training for all staff
  • Oversee the quality execution of all academic, non-academic, and off-campus activities, including student special events and road trips

Provide strategic and influential direction to staff and students:

  • Facilitate a collaborative, positive, and professional environment. Leading by example to ensure impeccable working relationships with and among staff members, students, parents, and campus administration
  • Inspire and encourage the program staff to support the guiding concept of Blueprint Summer Programs: to provide an experience for students that is friendly, comfortable, and personal
  • Supervise all program staff, delivering necessary support and guidance to Assistant Directors, Residential Advisors and Program Instructors
  • Oversee student activities and monitor student behavior/interaction. Respond promptly to detected concerns and initiate redirection and/or corrective action processes, as needed

Deliver conscientious and detail-oriented program administration:

  • Serve as the main, on-campus liaison between the company and the campus administration.
  • Organize and manage all on-site office and program administration. Functions may include (but are not limited to) student roommate requests, supply purchasing, meal planning and special event organization
  • Implement all company accounting procedures, ensuring adherence to established policies, procedures and safety guidelines
  • Maintain all program records including (but not limited to): incident reports, attendance records, meeting minutes, call logs and all additional general administrative reports

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum one year of summer program administration experience or equivalent
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and have a driving record in good standing
  • Must be able to travel to and from designated Blueprint Summer Program location
  • Must be 25 years of age or older
  • Bachelor’s degree is a must; graduate degree or current graduate program enrollment is a plus

Desired Qualifications:

  • Exceptional leadership skills and ability to work effectively in a team
  • Self-discipline, high professional and ethical standards
  • Customer-centric focus
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others inside and outside the company
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to walk long distances, daily (around a college campus)
  • Ability to deliver high quality results, including exceptional follow-up and follow-through
  • Initiative, sound judgment and independent problem solving skills
  • Great work ethic. The will and passion to get the job done
  • Ability to multi-task, meet scheduled due dates and remain organized
  • Proficiency in communication and interpersonal skills- written and verbal
  • Proactive problem solver with a positive attitude and high energy
  • Demonstrated success working with high school students
  • Thorough understanding of the college admissions process

How to Apply:

To be considered, candidates must fill out our online application. For more information about Blueprint Summer Programs and a full list of our available positions, please visit www.bpsummerprograms.com
 

Program Dates and Locations

Georgetown University, Washington D.C

  • Training: June 20 - June 23 (on-site) + 2 days pre-arrival training (self-paced/ online)
  • Session Dates: June 24 - July 7 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

University of Florida, Gainesville FL

Sessions A & B

  • Training: June 20 - June 23 (on-site) + 2 days pre-arrival training (self-paced/ online)
  • Session Dates: June 24th - July 7th (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

Session C

  • Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 2 days pre-arrival training (self-paced/ online)
  • Session Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

Howard University, Washington D.C

  • Training: June 27 - June 30 (on-site) + 2 days pre-arrival training (self-paced/ online)
  • Session Dates: July 1 - Jul 14 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

University of California, Los Angeles CA

Session A

  • Training: June 27 - June 30 (on-site) + 2 days pre-arrival training (self-paced/ online)
  • Session Dates: July 1 - Jul 14 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

Session B

  • Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 2 days pre-arrival training (self-paced/ online)
  • Program Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA

  • Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 2 days pre-arrival training (self-paced/ online)
  • Program Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

  • Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 2 days pre-arrival training (self-paced/ online)
  • Program Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

 

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