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Director Elect, 'Z' Frank Apachi Day Camp
JCC Chicago
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Principal Responsibilities:

'Z' Frank Apachi J Camp is located on our beautiful 10-acre campus in Northbrook, IL, just north of Chicago. With large green spaces, manicured athletic fields, shaded areas and shelters, it's the ideal place for 600+ kids who love to play, create and explore. Our camp features air-conditioned spaces, two large heated outdoor pools, an outdoor cooking classroom, arts and crafts studio, adventure tree, boating, tennis court, a climbing wall and more.

The Director Elect of 'Z' Frank Apachi is a position that will transition over time. To start, the Director Elect will work with the current Director of Northbrook Camps to lead 'Z' Frank Apachi Day Camp and ultimately take over complete oversight and responsibility for the planning and implementation of the camp's robust Jewish programming and community building that provide campers and families with unlimited opportunities in a safe and nurturing environment.

In this position, the Director Elect will partner with the existing Director of Northbrook Camps to gain knowledge in how to successfully program and execute camp during the months leading up to the summer of 2019, during the summer, and de-briefing after camp. Throughout the 2019 calendar year, the knowledge transfer from the Director of Northbrook Camps to the Director Elect will be vital to the success of 'Z' Frank Apachi in 2020 and beyond.

In 2020, the Director Elect will transition to become the Director of 'Z' Frank Apachi, and the Director of Northbrook Camps will continue to be a trusted resource for support and direction, as needed. For the 2020 summer, the Director position will serve as a leader within the Agency by developing strong relationships with colleagues, community members and lay leaders.

Minimum Qualifications:

REQUIREMENTS:
 Bachelor's degree in Education, Recreation, Business, or related field; Master's degree highly preferred.
 8+ years previous leadership & supervisory experience in a camping environment (day camping experience preferred).
 Demonstrated success building new and expanding upon existing program areas that led to customer engagement and meeting of business goals.
 Previous experience developing and managing budgets.
 Previous experience working as a member of a management team.
 Ability to demonstrate and lead with JCC Chicago's Four Core Values: Self-Leadership and Accountability, Creativity and Innovation, Teamwork and Collaboration, and Customer Service.
 Highly developed skills in business acumen, verbal and written communications, conflict management, listening and decision making.
 Demonstrated knowledge of Jewish culture and values.

Agency Information:

Our GPS is set to J.

We are a collaborative, dynamic, forward-looking team whose passion has a purpose.

With Jewish values as our compass, we are moving JCC Chicago in new exciting directions that will strengthen our Jewish community, enrich generations, nurture friendships, respect traditions and bring out the best in very life we touch.

Led by our dynamic and forward-thinking Executive Team, JCC Chicago enriches lives and builds community through vibrant, meaningful experiences.We are a collaborative, dynamic, forward-looking team whose passion has a purpose.With Jewish values as our compass, we are moving JCC Chicago in new exciting directions that will strengthen our Jewish community, enrich generations, nurture friendships, respect traditions and bring out the best in every life we touch.

JCC Chicago is the largest JCC system in North America, with more than 800 staff in over 15 diverse locations across the metropolitan area.Our core program offerings include Early Childhood Education, Children and Family Engagement Programs, J at School, Sports & Recreation, Aquatics, Arts & Ideas, Day Camps and Overnight Camp.