The Johns Hopkins University for Center Talented Youth (CTY) is currently seeking site directors for its summer residential and day programs in the United States.
What is CTY?
CTY, a world leader in gifted education, offers summer academic programs at college, universities, and independent schools in the United States and Hong Kong. CTY provides highly qualified students with an intense immersion in a particular subject. In addition to rigorous academics, students enjoy a rich experience outside the classroom through recreational activities.
Why Work for CTY?
Our students are highly motivated, and our programs focus on learning rather than grades.
Our administrative, instructional, and residential staffs consist of dedicated educators and administrators from across the country and around the world.
Site directors gain valuable administrative experience and professional development in a supportive, collegial environment.
Compensation is competitive.
The Site Director’s Role
A CTY site director’s role is similar to a head of school’s or principal’s. Site directors provide overall leadership and manage the day-to-day operations at their sites. They work with other site administrators, instructors, teaching assistants, resident or program assistants, parents, students, host institution representatives, and various advisory contacts. Site directors maintain high visibility on campus, attending to administrative tasks on and off campus, meeting daily with staff and students, and attending all major events at the site.
At residential sites, site directors work seven days per week and are on call at all times. At day sites, site directors work Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with additional time on evenings and weekends as needed to complete paperwork and other administrative tasks.
Master’s degree preferred
Background that includes a combination of teaching, administration, or residential life, and a commitment to excellence in education
Prior or present leadership within an educational environment
Excellent supervisory and organizational skills
Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications and web-based applications such as Box
Dates of Employment
Two-session residential programs: June 16 - August 4, 2019
Two-session residential programs at Seattle University, Skidmore College, and UC Santa Cruz: June 23 - August 11, 2019
Two-session day programs: June 24 - August 10, 2019
Two-session day program at the Mirman School: June 17 - August 3, 2019
First-session only residential programs: June 16 - July 14, 2019
First-session only day programs: June 24 - July 20, 2019
Second-session only day site programs: July 15 - August 10, 2019
Terms of Employment
At residential sites, the first-year salary is $8,400 for a seven-week period, and at day sites, the first-year salary $7,000 for a seven-week period.
Room and board are provided at residential sites; employees pay their own travel to and from program locations.
Attendance the first weekend in June at an orientation in Baltimore, Friday to Sunday, May 31 to June 2 (no additional compensation, but CTY pays travel expenses and provides room and board)
Telephone and email consultations throughout the year, as needed
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
Additional Salary Information: First-year salaries for single-session sites range from $4,000 to $4,800.