IWS - KYCO - Optometry Camp Counselors - Summer 24


  1. Attend all the seminars, and the social activities on Wednesday and Thursday nights
  2. Help camp faculty facilitate sessions and workshops
  3. Lead small groups made of 2-4 campers
  4. Serve as time keepers and help with transitioning campers between seminars
  5. Serve as overnight counselors in the camp-assigned dorms
  6. Conduct tours of the optometry school and help with crowd control
  7. Serve on the student panel and answer camper questions 

Career Competencies


Preferred Skills:  • Attention to detail • Strong active listening abilities • Public speaking • Written & verbal communication • Customer focused • Willingness to learn new things

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule is during times campers are on campus, including overnight.

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: • Normal office environment

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: walking/leading campers.

Must be a KYCO student

Number of students to hire: 10 

Location:  Camp is located on KYCO/UPIKE grounds

Supervisor:  Dr. Josephine Ibironke

Dates for camp (required for work):  June 12 - 14 2024


Level 1: (involvement in all camp activities) $250/stipend

Level 2: (involvement in some camp activities) $100/stipend

To Apply:  Complete the *Required sections of the application

Deadline to apply:  June 6, 2022

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Date Posted: 05/20/2024
Department: College of Optometry
Employment Type: Temporary (40 hours)
Position Type: Institutional Work Study
We are no longer taking applications for this position.