Susquehanna University

Susquehanna University

Student Worker - Bluebird Atelier Summer Learning Program Assistant (Summer)

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Position Title Student Worker - Bluebird Atelier Summer Learning Program Assistant (Summer)

Position Approval Date 04/17/2023 Is this position budgeted? Yes Is this position an essential position? No About Susquehanna

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Position Summary

Job Summary

The Biology Department is working with Bluebird Atelier. Bluebird Atelier is a learning studio that offers educational enrichment through the arts and STEM. Located in downtown Lewisburg, Bluebird aims to engage and nurture the many intelligences of the young and young at heart. This position is considered non-exempt by FLSA standards.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Supporting Lead Teacher and/or Assistant Teacher with development, setup, and cleanup of studio activities
  • Supporting with facilitating learning activities with small groups or 1-on-1 with students
  • Supporting teachers with walking groups of children from studio to nearby parks during the camp day and assisting with outdoor activities
  • Assisting with drop-off and pick-up of students at the beginning and end of the camp day (8:45am-9am, and 3pm-3:15pm), which entails supporting the teacher's supervision of students and getting children safely into their adult's care.
  • Learning Objectives

  • Encourage creativity in others
  • Build community that brings people together within an organization
  • Create an organizational environment where meaningful experiences and intellectual curiosity are encouraged and supported.
  • Career Readiness: Career & Self-Development, Communication, Critical Thinking, Professionalism, Teamwork
  • Location Off SU campus in downtown Lewisburg, Pa

    Available hours: 40hours/week

    Required Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Hard working & dependable
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Punctual
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong communication and social skills
  • People person
  • Desire to learn
  • Responsible
  • Education open to current Susquehanna University Student.

    Experience No experience is required.

    Physical Demand

    Work is performed off campus. Ability to talk and to hear instruction. Requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach, as well as the occasional sitting, walking, stooping, crouching, and bending. Position requires the ability to occasionally lift 10+ pounds.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience or interest in working with elementary aged children
  • Experience with completing tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Self-starter who is able to work well independently and multi-task with ease and confidence
  • Team player who works well with others
  • Appreciation for art and STEM education
  • Special Instructions to the Applicant Benefits Eligible No Number of Months Other Additional Work Schedule Details? Hours per week during the academic year (39 wks) Hours per week during the summer (13 wks) 40 Status Temporary Posting Date 04/24/2023 Closing Date 06/01/2023 Open Until Filled No Anticipated Start Date Posting Number AH00923

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current SU student?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Other Additional Documents
  • Job details


    Student Worker - Bluebird Atelier Summer Learning Program Assistant (Summer)


    Susquehanna University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 01, 2023

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Education,Social Science

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