We are currently seeking a seasonal Director of Camp Services to manage our summer camp operations at our ROCKLAND COUNTY location.
Primarily, the Director of Camp Services is responsible for fostering a positive relationship with the camps, with the goal of meeting their needs as best as possible while ensuring that camp operations run smoothly and safely. As part of this, the Director of Camp Services is responsible for the hiring and overall supervision of a top-notch group of engaged summer staff.
To be successful the Director of Camp Services needs to be able to manage both high-level processes and on-the-ground task oriented work and have the interpersonal savvy needed to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals towards a common goal.
Overseeing a staff of 65+, this person will be expected to foster a culture that values cooperation and respect, inspires team morale, and encourages staff to produce quality work in their commitment to HKC's mission.
The Director of Camp Services is required to live on site during the camp season (June 8, 2020 - August 24, 2020). Room and board will be provided.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
PRE & POST SEASON
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONHome to 13 independently run JCC day camps, the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, a partner agency of UJA-Federation of New York, manages and operates three facilities located in Long Island, Rockland County and Staten Island. Our mission is to enhance the camp experience and provide a safe environment for the campers and counselors who call our grounds home. On any given summer day we welcome more than 5000 campers and camp staff through our gates. As a seasonal organization, HKC hires 200+ seasonal workers to provide lifeguarding, swim instruction, maintenance, housekeeping and security to ensure we can carry out mission and meet the needs of the camps who call HKC home.