Job Type

Full Time


Details: Depends on experience



Application Deadline



Arizona State University
United States


Cronkite Camps and Enrichment Program Manager

Arizona State University

Journalism & Mass Communication

Campus: Downtown Phoenix       



Job Description:

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is one of the nation’s premier professional journalism programs and is home to Arizona PBS, the largest media outlet operated by a journalism school in the world.

Our mission is to prepare the next generation of journalists and communications professionals while also taking responsibility for the fundamental news and information needs of the community through an innovative journalistic “teaching hospital.”

Each summer, we host a diverse range of high school students from across the country during our Summer Journalism Institute, Media Innovation Camp and Sports Broadcast Boot Camp, where students enjoy working with our professional faculty and gaining hands-on journalism experience in our state-of-the-art media facility in downtown Phoenix.

Now we are ready to grow our camp and enrichment programs year-round, and we are looking for a passionate, energetic leader with an entrepreneurial spirit to drive this expansion. If you love working with kids, developing new programs and managing dynamic teams, we would like to hear from you.


Salary Range:

Depends on experience


Close Date:



Essential Duties:

•Together with school leadership, design and launch new camp and enrichment programs throughout the year to engage students with a diverse range of backgrounds and interests.

•Develop revenue-generating models to cover the cost of camps and to support additional Cronkite School programs.

•Oversee all camps and enrichment programs, including planning curricula and activities, budgeting, marketing/recruiting, booking facilities, overseeing camper application/admission processes, hiring faculty and student leaders, working with groups and individual campers throughout their Cronkite experience, taking responsibility for positive camper experiences, and maintaining communication with alumni.

•Coordinate with Cronkite undergraduate and graduate recruiting teams to encourage program alumni to continue their education with the school.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related field AND five years administrative/coordination experience; OR, Master's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND three years administrative/coordination experience; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:

•Experience working with K-12 students

•Training or work experience in journalism

•Experience developing curriculum

•Experience managing a program budget

•Experience growing/generating new revenue

•Experience operating camps or enrichment programs

•Experience mentoring young journalists

•Demonstrated knowledge with activities in the Phoenix area


Working Environment:

•Our office is located at the ASU Downtown Campus.

•Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.

•Required to stand for varying lengths of time.

•Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.

•Clearly communicate to perform essential functions.

•Lift and carry up to 25 pounds.


ASU Statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement:

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Fingerprint Check Statement:

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Instructions to Apply:

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

To apply please go to click "External Applicant" under Jobs at ASU, enter Req Id# 44869BR or go directly to: