Summer Jobs at Digital Media Academy

Classroom Instruction

Our Instructional staff is at the heart of what sets us a part from other programs. Being a part of our Instructional team means you will be part of a nationwide family that is dedicated to embracing creativity by utilizing various technology tools. Our staff are full of energy, passionate about education, and have multi-discipline interests in the tech world. If you are not sure what courses or program type would fit your interests, one of our qualified hiring specialists can help you find your place in our community. (Please note: Instructional jobs are scheduled on a week-to-week basis, while Program and Residential positions are scheduled for the full camp duration.)

  • Instructor

    Instructors lead students into explorations of gaming, filmmaking, programming, art and robotics. They have a strong understanding of their subject matter, a genuine desire to work with and lead a group of teens or kids. They are patient, energetic, and able to let their guard down and have fun!



  • Teaching Assistant

    Teaching Assistants help lead instructors in inspiring and motivating campers! They assist with daily instructional and classroom responsibilities as well as lead recreation activities during non-class time. Successful TAs have a passion for technology and working with kids and teens! Our TAs bring a work ethic and a high level of energy that helps ensure our campers have a memorable experience that they will never forget.



Residential Program

Our Camp Counselors get to enjoy bringing the camp spirit alive for students after a full day of course work. The overnight staff gets to live in the dormitories with the students, eat meals with them, run high-energy activities, and participate in local off-campus excursions. This position is perfect for camp enthusiasts who love working with kids and traveling. Since we provide your housing and meals, why not explore a little this summer? (Please note: Instructional jobs are scheduled on a week-to-week basis, while Program and Residential positions are scheduled for the full camp duration.)

  • International Camp Counselor

    Camp Counselors for our international programs keep the fun going after classes wrap each day. International Camp Counselors are responsible for planning and implementing culturally immersive, engaging group activities for students to enrich their DMA experience. Counselors work with their International Program Director to ensure that activities remain within budget and that all guidelines, rules and expectations for the DMA overnight program are met.
  • Camp Counselor

    Camp Counselors (CC) are responsible for the residential experience for our teen campers who stay on campus overnight. Camp Counselors live on campus for the full duration of the summer program dates. In addition to organizing and participating in one or more activities each evening, CCs are responsible for fostering an exciting and positive experience for all campers while enforcing rules and curfews.



Program Staff

The program staff is vital in maintaining the mission of Digital Media Academy, while fostering community amongst all staff members. Each role is specialized in managing tasks and departments that keep the camp running at the highest quality possible for our staff and students. Program staff gets to be involved in all aspects of camp operations and logistics, as well as getting the unique opportunity to interact with students in and out of the classroom. If you are having a hard time selecting just one position, apply for multiple positions that interest you and our staff will help you find your place within DMA. (Please note: Instructional jobs are scheduled on a week-to-week basis, while Program and Residential positions are scheduled for the full camp duration.)

  • International Program Director

    Our International Program Directors are the leaders of our new and exciting DMA programs which host students from countries all over the world. International Program Directors manage all aspects of our international programs and work with camp staff to deliver an engaging and fun experience that is sensitive to the unique cultural needs of each group. International Program Directors are responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the DMA program on site and will serve as the liaison between DMA and student chaperones, parents, and/or on-site location staff.
  • Administrative Assistant

    This position is available at our Stanford location only. Administrative Assistants support the on-campus operation team to ensure the smooth execution of the summer program by handling administrative tasks, campus-based logistical needs, and serve as a resource for addressing attendee needs in a timely and professional manner. They are detail oriented team members who represent the DMA camp spirit in all their interactions with students and parents by serving needs efficiently, triaging and escalating issues to Directors when necessary, and serving as a central communication hub between attendees and the operational team.
  • Program Director

    Program Directors are the trusted inspirational leaders of our camps! They preside over the operation of the day and night program (where offered). Program Directors manage and support all camp staff including setting the overall culture and energy of the camp. The Program Director will have overall responsibility for the smooth operation of the summer camp program on-site. They serve as the location supervisor by managing and supporting the camp program operational team and instructional team, while supervising the DMA experience for campers and parents.
  • Assistant Director

    Assistant Directors are enthusiastic leaders of our camps who work closely with the Program Director in overseeing the operation of the day and night programs (where offered). This role requires a person who is able to wear many hats to ensure a smooth operation including providing oversight of many of the technical aspects of the camp as well as many of the administrative tasks.


  • Tech Assistant

    Tech Assistants assist the Program and Assistant Directors to ensure that the DMA camper and staff experience is positive through consistent monitoring and maintenance of each camp’s technical systems and equipment. Tech Assistants provide technical support for multiple computer labs as well as support campus connectivity, tech assets, and ensure that DMA’s standards of excellence in the student experience are reflected in the condition of technical materials provided in the classrooms.


Corporate Staff

  • Logistics Associate

    Summer Logistics Assistant is a full-time, seasonal position who is apart of DMA's Logistics Team. Their primary role is to assist with monitoring inventory at DMA's warehouse as well as ship inventory to all camp locations across the nation.This is a temporary-seasonal position.

    To apply for this specific position please email your resume to Vedika@digitalmediaacademy.org
  • Corporate Administrative Assistant

    This position is available at our Los Gatos and Stanford locations only. Administrative Assistants support the Regional Director and on campus team to ensure the smooth execution of the summer program by handling administrative tasks, campus-based logistical needs, and serve as a resource for addressing employee and attendee needs in a timely and professional manner. They are detail oriented team members who represent the DMA camp spirit in all their interactions with employees, students and parents by serving needs efficiently, triaging and escalating issues to the Regional Directors when necessary, and serving as a central communication hub between employees and the Regional Director team.
    To apply for this specific position please email your resume to hiring@digitalmediaacademy.org .
  • Logistics Assistant

    Summer Logistics Assistant is a full-time, seasonal position that is apart of DMA's Logistics Team. This position is responsible for working with fellow logistics staff in communicating with DMA Camp Directors, coordinating the shipment of camp assets, and controlling inventory at DMA's warehouse. This is a temporary-seasonal position.

    To apply for this position please email your resume to vedika@digitalmediaacademy.org and answer the application questions.
  • Regional Director

    Job Description - East Coast Regional Director (Seasonal Position):

    Job Overview
    Each summer, Digital Media Academy operates technology education camps at locations across the US & Canada. The East Coast Regional Director will be responsible for the smooth operation of several locations over the duration of its summer camps. The East Coast Regional Director will serve as the primary liaison and communication hub between on-site staff, campus contacts, and various DMA corporate departments. The East Coast Regional Director will work with the Operational Team to develop training materials, establish campus metrics of success, and holding on-site staff accountable for implementation of new processes and procedures. The role will also involve recruitment, hiring, and employment retention activities. Operational support will be ongoing throughout the summer and the Regional Director will be required to be on call for assistance 24/7 for the duration of their programs to ensure that each location is meeting DMA's high standards of success.

    Broad Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support the recruitment and staffing of your locations.
    • Work with a corporate team to ensure that federal and state camp standards are being met at all locations.
    • Assist on-site directors with management of on-site staff.
    • Work with different departments to ensure that all necessary assets are delivered to the locations
    • Monitor budgets and spending at each location
    • Coordinate all corporate meetings in regards to campus and staff support
    • Complete all safety, CPR, and certification requirements before the camps begin

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 2-3 years experience in leadership, project management, and/or supervisory roles
    • Experience in the camp or education industry preferred
    • Proficient in all Microsoft Office software and Google Apps
    • Salesforce experience preferred
    • Excellent communication skills, both in personal and public arenas
    • Must be flexible with examples of staying solution-based in demanding situations
    • Full background check will be performed
    • Position Requirements

    • This is a seasonal position with a start date in mid-May through August 28th, 2017
    • Candidate must be US based & in Eastern Time Zone
    • Start date will begin in Mid-May and the position will be remote
    • MUST be available to work from the corporate office in Los Gatos from May 30th - June 13th to assist with training. Travel and housing expenses will be covered.

    Prior to the start of the summer season, hours will be from 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday. During the summer, your hours will be dependent on the locations you are managing. As the leader of your region, your staff will look to you in times of crisis or emergency. You will need to be on-call 24/7 for the duration of your programs to provide support for your staff.

    Compensation
    Compensation commensurate with experience.