SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR
Reports To: Director of Programming
FT/PT: Full Time Seasonal
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Last Updated: 2/15/2022
JOB SUMMARY: (What is done and why.)
The Camp Director is responsible for managing Circus Smirkus’s residential summer camp to ensure the delivery of high-quality circus arts training in an environment that is fun, safe and nurturing. They attend to the care, safety, and morale of the Smirkus camp staff and campers, and respond to parental concerns throughout the summer season. The Camp Director also assists in planning and supervising camp set-up and closing, and the camp facilities.
(Majority of duties, but not meant to be all-inclusive nor prevent other duties from being assigned as necessary.)
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
(Minimum education, experience, technical and communication skill levels and licenses/certificates normally required to perform the duties of this position.)
(Typical working conditions associated with this type of work and environmental hazards, if any, that may be encountered in performing the duties of this position.)
When Camp is in session, programs are conducted primarily in outdoor circus tents and indoor dormitory settings. Camp offices are located in a renovated farmhouse. Kitchen and dining facilities occupy a renovated barn structure.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical effort generally associated with this position.)
Work involves standing, walking, bending, kneeling, reaching, and stooping, as well as occasional pushing, pulling, or carrying gym equipment. Good hearing and verbal communication capabilities are essential to working in high action settings.
Supervision is received from the Director of Programming.
Supervision is provided to seasonal camp staff such as the Assistant Camp Director, Head Coach, Head Counselor, Activities Coordinator, Head Cook, and Health Professional.
A PROMISE OF INCLUSION
Circus Smirkus celebrates all types of peoples, cultures, and skills to showcase the multifaceted triumph of human abilities, particularly among our youth population. Joining Circus Smirkus – as a participant, an employee, a volunteer, or an audience member – means you belong. And to all who join, Smirkus asks for you to embrace our values and to help us create joy and magic for everyone who encounters a Smirkus program. We commit to providing everyone equal opportunity to shine— both in and out of the ring.
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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