The Camp Director position furthers the mission of camp through the development and management of the program, human resource, financial, marketing, and strategic operations.
Essential Job Functions:
Design, deliver, and evaluate camp program that meets the needs and interests of the camps target populations and ensure their delivery in a safe and quality manner.
Remain current with information on the developmental needs of youth.
Annually seek and analyze input from youth, families, and staff regarding the quality, safety, and enjoyment of the program and staff.
Implement crisis and risk management procedures.
Design and ensure delivery of programs and activities appropriate to the camper population.
Oversee the financial management and fund development operations to allow for adequate annual funding and to meet long-term goals.
Monitor budget for the camp operations.
Design and implement a marketing plan to increase camper attendance and camp usage.
Prepare and analyze enrollment trends.
Develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies.
Implement human resource management practices to recruit and retain seasonal staff.
Recruit staff based on camper enrollment and program management requirements.
Train, supervise, and evaluate seasonal staff.
Oversee the daily operation of the summer resident camp including food service, program, business, camper and staff supervision, and health care.
Oversee the management of the food service area through supervision of Food Service Manager and review of food service program.
Secure sufficient coverage in health care staff and their implementation of the health care plan.
Develop and oversee the business management functions of the camp including financial record keeping, office operations, camp store, etc.
Oversee the systematic approach to database management for campers, families, alumni, and donors.
Work collaboratively with internal and external groups to ensure the enhancement of the camp operation.
– College degree; 25 years old; previous experience in an administrative role in a summer camp setting.
This position requires the ability to listen to others, observe others’ actions, read text and information; comprehend instructions and manuals, and physical ability to move about the camp property in various environmental conditions.