Head of Camps - Seasonal or Year Round (Burgess)

Team Sheeper - Menlo Park, CA4.5

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $85,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Team Sheeper, Inc. is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA at Burgess. We have additional locations in Menlo Park and Palo Alto. At our Burgess site, we offer swim lessons for children and adults, youth swim team, triathlete training, aqua fit program, masters swim program, summer camp, and boot camps. Our Palo Alto site offers seasonal swim lessons and summer camp. Our Belle Haven site offers seasonal swim lessons and youth water polo programs. We are looking for someone to run our Camp at Burgess!

The Head of Camps is responsible for managing overall operations of the Camp. The Head of Camps is a role model for staff and exemplifies integrity and the other key characteristics we expect of our employees: commitment, respect, responsibility and cooperation. In addition, this roll is a mentor for sportsmanship and positive human development to staff and camp participants alike.

Responsibilities include interacting with camp participants, parents and the community. The role requires working closely with the management team, problem-solving and professional communication to all
participants, staff and parents and requires a high level of knowledge of the programs offered at Team Sheeper.

Must be able to work full-time May - September.

Responsibilities:
Hire and retain high quality employees.
Development, implementation, and monitoring of processes such as staff training, evaluations, scheduling, and communications.
Ensure the safety of all employees and participants.
Continuing to improve established curriculum to increasingly better serve our customers and the community.
Fostering development of new programs and our camp programs.
Development, implementation, and monitoring of processes such as evaluations, registration, and communications.
Budget development and oversight for programs, including conducting competitive analysis.
Works closely with Marketing to introduce and develop new ways to promote all camp programs and reach out to potential customers.
Write and send out camp class descriptions, welcome letters, email and other communications to the community.
Identifying and developing strategic plans for new business opportunities or innovations that can improve the profitability and quality of our services.
Working with extended staff to encourage cross-program communication and support whole-family participation.
Developing departmental policies aligned to our company policies and goals
Improving efficiency and streamlining processes.
An awareness and appreciation of the costs and revenues for the department and working with management to ensure viability of the business.
Developing and adhering to Risk Management procedures in alignment with the companies Safety policy, ensuring compliance with safety standards for all staff and participants.
Ensuring appropriate supplies and equipment are available and in a good working condition for camp use. This includes taking inventory and purchasing new supplies; and disposal of worn out supplies.
Motivating, coaching and mentoring employees to ensure a dedicated, enthusiastic, and positive work environment for all involved.
Responsible for setting overall schedules and allocating appropriately-skilled employees to programs and activities.
Represent the business and work with staff to follow corporate and department policies for example,
dress code, and general staff behavior.
Attending management meetings, conveying staff opinions to management and conversely informing staff of management decisions.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Red Cross Lifeguard Training and First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer is a plus.
Fantastic communicator with demonstrated experience in working with a wide variety of audiences, including, the public, staff, management, children, and adults.
Responsible energetic manager who enjoys working with children.
Solid people management and development experience, including hiring and evaluation.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong organizational and computer skills including excel, word etc.
Strong child development or sport psychology experience preferred.
Experience working in a fluid, changing, or multifaceted environment.

Perks/Benefits:
Competitive wages.
Access to our great facilities and programs, and discounts on all items in our pro shop.
PTO for employees regularly working a minimum of 28 hours per week.
Health and vision benefits for employees regularly working a minimum of 28 hours week.