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Summer is beautiful in Ithaca! Temporary live-in positions for a registered/licensed medical professional for Summer Music Academy. July 14-21, 2024 (High School Division), and/or July 28-August 3, 2024 (Intermediate Division) for the 2024 Summer Music Academy at Ithaca College.

Job responsibilities:

  • Oversee health-related issues with students

  • Serve as liaison with the Health Department and Ithaca College Health Center

  • Review all student medical forms and contact parents regarding any concerns regarding care

  • Review all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medication and research any unknown medications

  • Administer prescription and OTC medication to students as needed as per standing orders from prescribing physician(s)

  • Receive training and maintain knowledge of CircuiTree system (SMA's Camp Management Platform)

  • Update and keep records of all health-related issues within CircuiTree system

  • Make a list of all students who need to see the nurse during the registration process. Provide list to Director of SMA within one week prior to the start of the SMA.

  • Check in all medications (prescription & OTC) using CircuiTree system during the check-in process

  • Obtain permission from physicians for any medication that was not originally listed within the CircuiTree system (was brought to camp as a new medication) to provide orders to administer medication to student.

  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records within CircuiTree system of all treatments which will be inspected by the NYS Health Department.

  • Organize all medications (prescription & OTC) systematically within the SMA Health Office by student. Organization of medications will be inspected by NYS Health Department. All medication will be double locked and held in the SMA Health Office.

  • Inventory all medical supplies upon arrival at camp

  • Purchase any necessary supplies during the day prior to student arrival. Any purchases will be reimbursed.

  • Familiarity and preparation to utilize necessary PPE in the event that a positive COVID-19 case is identified.


  • A copy of license to practice as an MD, RN, LPN, PA, or EMT

  • American Red Cross: Responding to Emergencies, American Red Cross Wilderness Training and current certifications in First Aid and CPR

  • Training must take place at such a time as to not expire within one year of the end date of the camp

Applications Instructions:

Interested individuals should apply online at prior to completing the Ithaca College application. Questions about the online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin in late March 2024.

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.


$1500 per week plus partial tuition waivers for student family members participating in the Summer Music Academy.

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of approximately 5,000 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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