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Director of Camping Services
Aaron Family JCC of Dallas
7900 Northaven Rd
Dallas, TX 75230

Principal Responsibilities:

This position is the opportunity of a lifetime for that special person to create the next chapter in our legendary camp history. The Director of Camping Services must have an incredible passion for the joys of camp. Together we will create a camp where children learn the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam - repairing the world. A place where children recognize that joy comes with responsibility for themselves, their group, their fellow campers, the facility, and the campgrounds. To achieve success, the Director of Camping Services must have a passion for the joys of camp. Constant positivity and a can-do attitude is essential. An abundance of energy tempered by the goal of creating camps that help children learn, grow, and long for more each and every year. A camp progression is an essential process where children look forward to each new year as they have more and more opportunities at camp. Ultimately, camp at the J is to be known as the best camp in the metroplex and a shining star in J camps throughout the country.

Pay is commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

OVERVIEW: The Director of Camping Services oversees the creation, promotion, staffing, curriculum, and administrative function of all summer camp programs. Each year, the Director of Camping Services leads all efforts to develop and deliver an annual array of camp programs and opportunities that are fresh and keep pace with current trends. The Director of Camping Services is a leader expected to grow camp by 20% over 3 years and to meet budgeted expectations while working with stakeholders to develop/deliver a vision for camp that is compelling, creative, and profitable. Compliance with state and national licensing is an integral part of the job. This position is classified as full time, exempt, and offers a benefits package. The Jewish Community Center is an EOE (equal opportunity employer).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:

OTHER ATTRIBUTES/DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director of Camping Services must have an incredible passion for the joys of camp. Together we will create a camp where children learn the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam - repairing the world. A place where children recognize that joy comes with responsibility for themselves, their group, their fellow campers, the facility, and the campgrounds.

To achieve success, constant positivity, a can-do attitude and an abundance of energy tempered by the goal of creating camps that help children learn, grow, and long for more every year are invaluable. A camp progression is an essential process where children look forward to each new year as they have more and more opportunities at camp.

He/she is expected to be innovative, imaginative and a positive role model as well as to maintain a positive attitude and image toward all activities and initiatives of the JCC. He/she must strive to provide the best program available for our campers and members. His/her customer service skills and interpersonal skills must impact every aspect of the job. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice as the needs of the JCC and/or community change.

Salary:

65,000 - 75,000

Agency Information:

The Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas brings the community together by providing state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional programs in an inclusive environment defined by Jewish values and culture.