CLEAR Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working with the Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation at SUNY Potsdam! CLEAR offers a variety of programs throughout the year and all of our staff play an integral part in the successful implementation of our activities.

In compliance with SUNY policies, CLEAR staff undergo background checks and SUNY Potsdam student staff must also consent to screening of both their judicial and academic records.

Overnight Summer Camps and Tournaments


All applications for overnight summer camp positions must be submitted by the date indicated under individual listings.

For questions, please contact CLEAR by calling (315) 267-2167 or via e-mail at clear@potsdam.edu.

Crane Youth Music Camp Counselors
Basketball Camp Counselors
Lifeguards
Aquatics Director
Medical Support Personnel
Medical Director


Crane Youth Music Camp Counselors

CYM counselors are responsible for the primary supervision of all campers and are required to be on call 24/7 while camp is in session. Additional responsibilities include transporting campers to and from meals, taking attendance of campers before and after moving from one activity to another, facilitating and monitoring campers during day and evening activities, collaborating with camp staff on various tasks, following all content included under "Expectations" and "Supervision" in the staff handbook, and any other duties assigned by SUNY Potsdam camp administration. Counselors are required to live on-campus and all meals will be covered while camp is in session. Please note that applications must be completed electronically.
CYM Counselor Application

Basketball Camp Counselors

Basketball Camp Counselors are responsible for the primary supervision of all campers off court and are required to be on call 24/7 will camp is in session. Counselors will be primarily tasked with monitoring hallways in Maxcy Hall and in the residence halls. Additional responsibilities include ensuring a 1:10 coach/counselor to camper ratio, collaborating with camp staff on various tasks, taking attendance before transporting campers, and any other duties assigned by camp administration. Counselors are required to live on-campus and all meals will be covered while camp is in session.Please note that applications must be completed electronically.
Basketball Camp Counselor Application

Lifeguards
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Aquatics Director
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Medical Support Personnel (Technical Assistant)
Medical support personnel will be on-site to respond to medical emergencies and assist the camp Medical Director. Specific responsibilities of medical staff in collaboration with the Medical Director include but are not limited to:

• screening of camper medical records prior to camp;
• preparing a list of camper medical conditions to be shared
with the camp staff;
• witnessing Self-Administration of camper medications and
maintenance of an accompanying log when on duty;
• providing the first level of care for campers with injuries and/or
illnesses;
• making random checks of campers to check for dehydration
or other issues relating to health and safety;
• accompanying campers as need to off-site trips;
• living on campus throughout the duration of the camps and
being on call in case of an emergency;
• preparation of reports of injury, illness and other reportable
conditions that must be filed with the Department of Health
within 24 hours of occurrence; and
• maintaining excellent communications with health care
providers and other camp staff to insure overall camper health
and safety.

Medical staff must be certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and possess a current first aid certificate. All certifications must be within the past year from the camp dates (July 10, 2015-July 9, 2016). Medical support personnel are required to live on campus throughout the duration of the camps and must be accessible 24/7 in the case of an emergency.

Meals will be provided when camps are in session and on-campus housing is provided. Position is open until filled.

Qualifications: Must possess a current certification in CPR and first aid as defined in subdivision 7-2 of the state sanitary code for children's camps within the past year.

Any additional professional medical experience and certifications are strongly recommended.

Wage/Salary: $1700.00

To Apply: Please visit the Technical Assistant (Casual) job posting (#U-00130)

Medical Director (Staff Assistant)
The Medical Director will be in charge of overseeing all medical aspects of the overnight summer camp programs, including administrative and scheduling responsibilities. Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• will be in charge of overseeing all medical aspects of SUNY
Potsdam's overnight summer camp programs, to include
administrative and scheduling responsibilities;
• must be accessible 24-hours/day throughout the entire camp
season;
• supervision and scheduling of 3-6 medical support personnel;
• supervision and scheduling of 1-2 athletic trainers;
• set up the infirmary and make sure that it is adequately staffed
and there are ample supplies;
• screening of camper medical records prior to camp;
• preparing a list of camper medical conditions to be shared and
disseminated with appropriate camp staff;
• witnessing self-administration of camper medications and
maintenance of an accompanying log when on duty; coordinate
other medical support personnel to perform this task when not
on duty;
• maintaining a log of camper visits to the infirmary;
• providing the first level of care for campers with injuries and/or
illnesses and supervising the remaining medical staff to
perform this function;
• making random checks of campers to check for dehydration or
other issues relating to health and safety;
• preparation of reports of injury, illness, and other reportable
conditions that must be filed with the Department of Health
within 24 hours of occurrence;
• meet regularly with the Overnight Camps Coordinator; and
• maintaining excellent communication with health care
providers and other camp staff to insure overall camper health
and safety.

Pending the composition of the medical staff, the Medical Director may be required to live on-site when camp is in session. If the Medical Director is required to live on-site, housing will be provided at no cost. Meals will be provided when camps are in session. When camps are not in session staff are responsible for their own meals.

Qualifications: Must be a physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, emergency medical technician, or other person acceptable to the permit-issuing official.

Must possess a current certification in CPR and first aid as defined in subdivision 7-2 of the state sanitary code for children's camps.

Wage/Salary: $4000.00

To Apply: Please visit the Staff Assistant job posting (#U-00129)

Non-Credit Programs
& Day Camps


Instructors
Want to teach for us? Tell us about yourself or submit a Course Proposal!

Instructors are also strongly encouraged to complete and submit an Instructor Application.

Non-Instructional Positions
For the majority of CLEAR positions applicants are expected to submit employment materials to:

CLEAR
204 Raymond Hall, SUNY Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam NY 13676

Questions may be directed to clear@potsdam.edu.

The following positions are open to SUNY Potsdam students. Please check individual listings to determine whether applicants are expected to complete an Employment Application or submit a cover letter, resume, and references. Please note that none of the positions are eligible for Federal Work Study.

Administrative Assistant
Gymnastics Coaches
Lifeguards


Administrative Assistant
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Gymnastics Coaches
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Lifeguards
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.