Classroom Positions

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, our Hiring Team can help you find your place in our community. Hiring Team contact: hiring@digitalmediaacademy.org.

DMA courses run for one week each with alternating courses every week. Instructors and TAs are scheduled on a week-to-week basis, therefore schedules will vary based on available weekly openings.

Course Instructor

Course Instructors are the rockstars of our summer camps. As the head of the classroom, Course 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! Digital Media Academy does not offer housing assistance for this position.

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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. TA positions are staffed based on student : staff ratios and are contingent upon class enrollment. Digital Media Academy does not provide housing for this position.

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Note: When listing your proficiencies, please be mindful of the scale guidelines.



Program Support Positions

Our Program Support Staff plays an integral role in ensuring that our camp activities not only run smoothly, but are also safe, fun and exciting for attendees. Tech & Logistics Assistants provide troubleshooting know-how to their entire camp and help strategize around shipments without missing a beat. Day Counselors and Overnight Camp Counselors get to enjoy bringing the camp spirit alive for our students either during the class hours or after the class day has ended.

Note that our 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. Meal plan and dorm housing is covered for Overnight Camp Counselors.

Overnight (Residential) Camp Counselor

Overnight Camp Counselors are responsible for the residential experience for our teen campers who stay on campus overnight. 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, Overnight Counselors are responsible for fostering an exciting and positive experience for all campers while enforcing rules and curfews. Applicants for this role must be at least 20 years old by June 2020 to be considered.

Housing, parking passes, and meal plans are provided for Overnight Camp Counselors.

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Tech & Logistics Assistant

Tech Assistants assist the Program and Assistant Directors to ensure that the Digital Media Academy 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 our standards of excellence in the student experience are reflected in the condition of technical materials provided in the classrooms.

Digital Media Academy DOES NOT PROVIDE HOUSING OR ASSIST WITH HOUSING for Tech Assistants.

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Program Admin Positions

The administrative 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. Our Directors and Residential Coordinators provide exceptional leadership for their team and top-notch customer service for Digital Media Academy attendees and parents.

Note: Program and Administrative positions are scheduled for a camp’s full duration.

Assistant Camp Director

Assistant Camp Directors are enthusiastic leaders of our camps who work closely with the Camp 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.

This position is available at Stanford, Harvard and Toronto only.

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Camp Director

Camp Directors are the trusted inspirational leaders of our camps! They preside over the operation of the day and night program (where offered). Camp Directors manage and support all camp staff including setting the overall culture and energy of the camp. The Camp 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 Digital Media Academy experience for campers and parents.

Digital Media Academy does not provide housing or parking for Camp Directors.

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Residential Coordinator

The Residential Coordinator (RC) is responsible for leading the residential experience for our teen campers who stay on campus overnight. The RC will live on campus at Stanford for the full duration of the summer program dates. In addition to organizing and participating in activities along with Camp Counselors, the RC is also responsible for managing the residential program budget, supervising Camp Counselors daily, and promoting a fun and safe environment for campers.

This position is available at our Stanford location only. Housing, parking passes, and a meal plan are provided for Residential Coordinators. 

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