About the Position:
The Assistant Director of Cedar Lake Camp is the professional who works directly with the Camp Director and is instrumental in the successful day-to-day management of Cedar Lake Camp. Cedar Lake Camp serves on average 500-600 7th -9 th grade campers with an infrastructure of 200+ seasonal staff members. Cedar Lake Camp's programmatic offerings extend to the 200 campers of NJY Teen Camp (10th -11th grade) and 100 campers of Round Lake Camp (NJY's inclusion program for children with high functioning special learning needs). The Assistant Director works closely with the Camp Director on areas of yearround camper recruitment and engagement, staff hiring, and the program design and implementation of camp. In collaboration with other agency-wide personnel, the Assistant Director of Cedar Lake Camp supports efforts in marketing, communications, logistical planning, facility management, and vendor purchasing. During the summer, the Assistant Director of Cedar Lake Camp lives on-site in Milford, PA and supervises a large infrastructure comprising of program areas and camper divisions, including the seasonal leadership that supervise these departments. The Assistant Director supports the Director in work around camp culture building, staff development, and crisis management. This position will report to the Director of Cedar Lake Camp and work in partnership with the other Milford Camps' directors and assistant directors.
Model Expert Leadership
Manage relationships with a variety of stakeholders including partners, vendors, camp families, staff, and alumni
Help inform the strategic direction of Cedar Lake Camp and NJY Camps at large
Serve as a role model for both campers and staff
Exemplary attention to detail and organization
Commitment to the lifestyle associated with full-time resident camp employment: A flexibleyear-round work environment, coupled with an intense, full-on summer with limited downtime
A self-starter and go-getter with excellent initiative
Strong time-management capabilities and the ability to stay on top of multiple priorities
Comfortable working in an adaptive and ever-changing work environment
Ability to manage high stress situations and crises with a level head and sound judgment
A collaborative team player who enjoys working with professionals from all generations
Sense of humor and enthusiasm for blending work and play
Exemplary leadership qualities
A strong commitment to NJY Camps' mission and a passion for Jewish summer camp
Salary and Benefits:
Salary range of $45-50K based on a full-time 40-hour work week during the off season and living on site at camp during the summer
Health and dental insurance plan
Monthly car stipend
Company cell phone plan
Flexible hours and hybrid office environment
Paid time off
Significant investment in professional development
Please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with subject: Assistant Director, Cedar Lake Camp. Receipt of all submissions will be acknowledged within two business days.
NJY Camps provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. NJY Camps encourages individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. In order to increase equity in hiring, NJY Camps prefers not to receive informal referrals from individuals with personal connections to NJY Camps and cannot factor such referrals into the selection of candidates for interviews.
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understand the scope of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the position.
1-2 years of relevant professional experience
Experience in a seasonal camp leadership capacity
A proven track record of successfully managing a diverse range of relationships
An aptitude for camp management, including areas of recruitment, marketing, staffing, purchasing, program development, and facility management
Experience working independently, with a great deal of autonomy, and in a flexible work environment
45,000 - 55,000
NJY Camps (NJY) is one of North America's premier Jewish summer camp organizations. Comprised of five overnight summer camps, NJY serves children of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. NJY's mission focuses on supporting the growth and development of every individual member of its community so that they can learn new skills, develop greater self-confidence, and foster a strong Jewish identity. Having recently celebrated its centennial anniversary, NJY is reimagining its next 100 years. NJY Camps serves more than 3300 campers, over 800 summer staff, across 2000 acres of land. For more information, please visit our website.