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Summer, Camp Northwoods, Camp Assistant Director

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Position Information

Posting Number Sum00008P
Position Title Summer, Camp Northwoods, Camp Assistant Director
Department Summer & Special Programs - Institutes
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Summer
Months per Year Other
Work hours


Start Date (For temporary positions only) 06/04/2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) 08/10/2018
Position Band/Level Summer
Pay Range $5,325 salary

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Job Summary

General Responsibilities: The Assistant Director(s) works with the Camp Program Director to achieve the objectives set for by the camp. Includes helping the Camp Program Director implement programs, schedule activities, organize events and manage staff. In the event that the Camp Program Director is absent, the Camp Assistant Director (s) will take on the duties of the Camp Program Director.

Specific Duties:

1. Responsible for assisting Camp Program Director in all aspects of camp.
2. Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the camp
3. Aids in training and supervising staff.
4. Assists in camp planning and program execution.
5. Completes projects assigned by Camp Program Director.
6. Monitors staff and camper progress and provides counsel when needed.
7. Evaluates camp staff and programs.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be at least 21 years of age. Background in recreation, education or a related field. At least one year supervisory experience in camping or recreation. Current CPR-PR and First Aid certifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Commitment to working with children and adults from a variety of backgrounds.

Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)
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Posting Information

Posting Date 02/09/2018
Open Until Filled
Closing Date
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
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