High School Summer Conservatory Night Counselor

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary


AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts is one of the foremost performing arts colleges in the country with campuses in Los Angeles and New York City. The school offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts as well as two year conservatory programs.

The High School Summer Conservatory at AMDA offers a variety of programs to dedicated and determined high school students who are serious about a career in the performing arts. Our programs are truly global, welcoming students from all 50 states and over 30 different countries each year.

AMDA is currently seeking organized and enthusiastic individuals to work closely with our students on a nightly basis. It is the responsibility of program Night Counselors to create and maintain a safe environment for all students in a 24/7 residential education context. This is an exciting opportunity to spend the summer in the heart of New York City, working with passionate young artists from all over the world, and supporting their learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom. The ideal candidates are detail oriented, with a passion for student well-being.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Create a safe, welcoming, and engaging environment for high school age students.
  • Take leadership role among students, supervise students on a dormitory setting overnight. 
  • Work collaboratively and positively with other counselors, students, and staff.
  • Communicate with administrators.
  • Support and adhere to all program rules including student/staff curfew and off campus rules.
  • Act as a role model to all children attending the summer programs.
  • Interact with children, parents/guardians and co-workers in a professional manner at all times.
  • Understand and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures for the High School Summer Conservatory programs.
  • Qualifications :

  • Supervisory experience desired
  • Experience working with high school aged students required
  • Leadership skills with boarding program experience a plus
  • Experience with conflict resolution
  • Experience leading group activities
  • CPR and First Aid Certification a plus
  • Available for programs from 6/22/2020 – 8/15/2020
  • Must be 18 years of age and must have or be actively working towards a college degree.
  • AMDA is proud to be an EOE employer M/F/D/V.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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