Interim Camp Director-Summer 2023

Camp Daisy and Harry Stein, Congregation Beth Israel | Scottsdale, AZ, United States

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Posted Date 12/15/2022
Description

Summer of Fun…A lifetime of Memories. 

At Camp Stein, you will be part of something special!

Camp Daisy and Harry Stein is located in the Prescott National Forest, just two hours north of Phoenix, Arizona, and is owned and operated by Congregation Beth Israel (CBI), a reform congregation in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Camp was established in 1975 as "Camp Charles Pearlstein." In 2012 CBI received a significant financial gift to strengthen our future for generations to come. With gratitude and deep respect for this gift, the Camp's name was changed to Camp Daisy and Harry Stein ("CDHS"). CDHS operates similarly to other synagogue-owned camps throughout North America. Our structure presents a unique opportunity for our Camp Director and camp community to create unlimited opportunities for holistic programming, community building, and Jewish engagement.

The Interim Camp Director (Director) will provide leadership and management of the 2023 Summer Camp Season. The position will ideally begin on May 24 and conclude on August 15, 2023. This position lives on-site during the summer months and ensures the delivery of Camp Daisy and Harry Stein's programming goals in keeping with the mission, vision, culture, and strategy. This also includes ensuring that all state of Arizona regulations and the continued success of the ACA accreditation process is followed.

The Director of CBIs Camp Daisy and Harry Stein is supported by, and is responsible for supervising, four full-time staff: Associate Director, Business and Retreat manager, Facility Operations Manager, Facility Kitchen and Housekeeping Manager, and 80-90 summer staff. CDHS engages, educates, and entertains approximately 500 summer campers during 1, 2, and 4-week sessions, totaling approximately 1,100 camper weeks.

Skill Set:

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to assess situations quickly, make critical decisions, and manage stress in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational, management, and collaboration skills
  • A strong sense of self and a high level of emotional maturity
  • Agility with multi-tasking, managing multiple projects, and attention to detail
  • Comfort working in a camp and synagogue community comprised of many members

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that staff members are adequately trained to carry out their positions, provide feedback and mentoring where needed
  • Working to ensure that all Camp programs are safe, inclusive, age-appropriate, and enjoyable
  • Address any questions or concerns posed by families and campers promptly
  • Setting a positive example for staff and leaders to follow
  • Working with the Kitchen Manager, Maintenance Team, Program Directors, and other staff members to ensure that camp operations are meeting the needs of the Camp
  • Working with the Camp Nurse and other staff to ensure high standards of health and safety at Camp
  • Comply with all staff requirements of the Arizona Department of Human Services and the American Camping Association.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum BA from an accredited college or university
  • Extensive experience in working with children and camping. Demonstrable experience as a professional staff member at a residential summer camp or similar experience. 
  • Ability to train and oversee camp employees and ensure the camper and staff's wellbeing.   
  • A passion and commitment to Jewish values and Reform Jewish practice.
  • Experience in administration, including financial and personnel management.

 

Salary35000.00 Annual
Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Camp Director
Organization Type
Camps & Camping
Job Location
US

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