Camp Director

Job Type

Full Time

Published

06/11/2018

Address

40 Wall Street
Suite 708
New York
NY
10005
United States

Description

The Director of Camp manages and oversees the Council’s year-round camp programs;  promotes and implements camping opportunities to girls and adults  including theme weekends; promotes, negotiates and manages the program portion of camp rentals or leasing arrangements at Camp Kaufmann.


Responsibilities:

§ Oversee and manage the onsite development, implementation and execution of year-round camping including budget and fiscal oversight, funding initiatives and all programmatic components.

§ Coordinate activities for Troop Camping, Summer Camping, Theme Camping and Resident Camping.

§ Recruit, hire and supervise staff, volunteers and consultants for each camp season. Oversee Counselor-in-Training Program. Supervise the Camp Program Associate.

§ Assure the adherence of ACA, Department of Health and County standards and policies when implementing outdoor programs at Camp Kaufmann.

§ Promote and deliver Council-wide camp opportunities and related training in boroughs and service units in conjunction with membership staff and volunteer trainers.

§ Develop Girl Scout program materials, necessary forms and confirmation packets and other resources that reflect the identified needs of girls.

§ Research and write program content for Council Newsletters, Troop Resource Guide and other Council publications, regarding camp activities, as well as writing the camp publication(s).

§ Oversee the camp registration/confirmation process assuring that this process is executed in a timely manner.

§ Act as liaison to the volunteer Camp Site Directors, providing support and guidance as they provide campsite support, training and guidance to volunteers and girls attending camp.

§ Prepare regular analysis and reports of camp programs, based on Council goals and objectives, including comparative statistical analysis.

§ Responsible for the administration of the camp’s trading post, including purchasing, inventory control, staffing and financial reporting.

§ Attend and participate in regular management meetings, staff team meetings and represent camp programs at Council meetings.

§ Reach out to external groups to lease Camp Kaufmann for rental income and manage the program-related arrangements for their stays.

§ Complete other duties, as assigned.



QUALIFICATIONS:

§ Three to five years or more previous experience in developing, implementing and managing camp programs and activities.

§ College degree required. Bachelors Degree at minimum.

§ Prior experience implementing camp and outdoor certification processes. ACA certification a plus.

§ Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing, managing and multi-tasking.

§ Ability to manage time, work independently (onsite at camp will be 40-50% during the winter and 90-100% during the summer), provide customer service and troubleshoot situations.

§ Creativity, vision, leadership and the ability to supervise and motivate staff and volunteers.

§ Excellent writing skills and communication skills.

§ Computer literate, with knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

§ Subscribe to the beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement.



We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume which must include salary requirements, by email to hr@girlscoutsnyc.org (please put “Camp Director” in the subject line). The position is available for immediate hire, with applications considered on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible.


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