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Assistant Program Director, Athletics - Summer 2018
JCC Maccabi Sports Camp
601 14th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94118

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Maccabi Sports Camp, an overnight Jewish sports camp, seeks an energetic, organized and athletic summer camp enthusiast to serve as one of our Assistant Program Directors. The APD will work under the direction of our Camp Director and Program Director, serving as a member of our seasonal leadership team. The APD will oversee the heart of our camp program - sports! Their role is to ensure the successful execution of all aspects of our athletic program and serve as a liaison between our Head Coaches and the leadership team.
The APD will also manage our elective programs and assist in general day-to-day camp operations. Most importantly, the Assistant Program Director will be a leader in creating a safe, fun and engaging environment for all of our campers to have the time of their lives.
The ideal candidate loves sports, is a self-starter, and has experience managing athletic programs. The Assistant Program Director must be extremely organized, compassionate, approachable, and comfortable working in a small team environment.
The Assistant Program Director must be passionate about Jewish summer camp, sports, and enjoy working with adults and campers of all ages. Experience working at a Jewish overnight camp is preferred. The Assistant Program Director must have significant experience coaching and/or administering athletics and should have a desire to participate in all camp activities.
 In conjunction with the Camp Director, oversee the Core Sports element of our camp program
 Establish and execute skill development curriculum and a coaching philosophy with Head Coaches
 Communicate daily with Head Coaches regarding daily expectations, time management, schedule or facility changes, practice plans, camper issues, equipment needs, or other relevant matters
 Manage the daily electives program including scheduling, staffing, camper requests, and supplies
 Ensure proper communication and supervision is being provided by Head Coaches to their assistants
 Purchase and keep inventory of all sports equipment and other athletic program supplies
 Distribute, collect, and review end-of-session Core Sports evaluations of each camper by Head Coaches
 Communicate and troubleshoot all sports facility needs and Gatorade requests with Menlo College representatives
 Provide feedback to and help to cultivate skills of Assistant Coaches
 Assist in the planning and execution of other daily camp programs and special events
 Contribute to overall positive morale of the camp community
 Support the successful execution of all camp policies and procedures, including safety and emergency plans

Minimum Qualifications:

 Undergraduate degree or equivalent professional experience required
 Experience working at residential summer camp in a management-level position preferred
 Ability to support and/or teach core Jewish values of the camp
 Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and strong work ethic
 Ability to work collaboratively with Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches
 Willingness to help with logistics and other needs such as administration and camper care
 Ability to work as both part of a team and independently
Additional Notes
This is a temporary, seasonal position. The Summer Assistant Program Director is expected to live on camp for the duration of the summer program, including two weeks of training (June 4 - July 29). Accommodations include a private room, shared bathroom and 3-meals a day.

Salary is competitive, dependent on experience, and may include independent pre-camp work.

Agency Information:

JCC Maccabi Sports Camp is an overnight specialty camp with programs in basketball, soccer, baseball, softball, volleyball, lacrosse, dance, softball, flag football and tennis for athletes entering grades 3-11. Our 2-week sessions combine high-level specialized sports instruction with the fun, friendship, and community of a traditional overnight camp.
Camp is located on the beautiful campus of Menlo College, a private undergraduate school in Atherton, CA, approximately 30 miles south of San Francisco.
For additional information about JCC Maccabi Sports Camp, please visit our website at