Areas of experience will include the following: Assist the Dean of Students in all areas, including coordinating social events, maintaining an orderly environment, providing help and guidance to students, responding to emergencies, working in the counseling office, monitoring and reporting negative student behavior, holding student meetings, providing transportation for students, and more. Counselors will live in the dormitories with the students and will have private rooms. Other duties may be assigned by key Festival staff.
Counselors have the opportunity to be a part of a rich, musical atmosphere where they may attend a wide variety of concerts, masterclasses, rehearsals, etc. Counselors may also make arrangements to study privately with EMF faculty (at the Counselor’s expense). Each Counselor will have duties 6 days throughout the week with varying work hours (set by the immediate supervisor) during the day, evenings, and weekends.
Requirements: Counselors must be 21 years of age or older, have a valid U.S. driver’s license, and a clean driving record. Applicants should have strong communication skills, leadership skills, and work well with other people. Applicants should be outgoing, comfortable working with students ages 14-22. The dates for this position are June 17 (arrival date) through July 29, 2013 (departure date).
Compensation: $925 + room and board
Application Procedure: Applicants should download and complete the Summer Employment Application, send a cover letter and résumé by March 15th to:
Summer Internships/Employment Attn: Courtney Shaw Eastern Music Festival P.O. Box 22026 Greensboro, NC 27420
*2 letters of recommendation are required. Reference writers should send letters via mail at address above or email Courtney Shaw (email@example.com)