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Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017 7:28 AM

Job Description:/h3:
The JCC of Greater Buffalo is seeking an out:going experienced, full:time Day Camp Director who will be responsible for the administration and management of a state:of:the:art day camp. Looking for an individual to provide strong leadership to programming, staffing, facilities, and overall operations and create innovative programs to engage current campers as well as marketing to new user groups. Individual is responsible for oversight and robust growth of out:of:season business and other JCC rentals.
Responsibilities include the development of programs and activities furthering Jewish identity through the integration of Jewish
Values/life/culture into camping programs. Successful candidate will serve as a member of the JCCs Program Staff team, responsible for the strategic direction of the day camp, the development of summer weekend and off:season programming and rentals.
More than 3 million has been invested in new facilities adjacent to the JCC. Director will be expected to serve as a catalyst, motivator and innovator of programs and services that will cultivate relationships with community and families at Camp Centerland while providing the highest quality day camping programs and services in accordance with national standards.
Candidate must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be highly organized and detail:oriented. Position requires an ability to work independently and as a strong team player under time pressure. ACA Standards knowledge required and NYS camp rules and regulations strongly desired. Position available September 2017.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies or a related study is required. Masters Degree in an area of recreation or human services or related field is preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of camp experience and three years experience directly managing a camp.
Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, EXCEL, and Outlook) and Camp Management Software
Core Competencies:
:Ability to articulate a vision, generate buy:in, and implement vision into action
:Ability to form warm relationships with multiple constituencies, including parents, campers, staff, lay leaders and funders
:An understanding of program design focused on social, emotional and physical growth
:A track record of success as an agent of change
:Jewish literacy and commitment to building Jewish community
:Experience in developing and managing a budget which is a major contributor to the overall Agency budget.
:Experience leading and managing staff in a supervisory capacity
:Supervise the full:time Special Events Rental Coordinator
:Ability to motivate others and develop a team
:Resourcefulness and strategic thinking
:An understanding of the camp as a larger part of the JCC
:Strong written and verbal communication skillsCompany Description:/h3:
Our JCC is a GREAT place to be We have two locations (Buffalo and Getzville) and house Camp Centerland Day Camp at the Irving M. Shuman Camp Grounds which is located adjacent to our Getzville location. As a not:for:profit multi:service agency, the JCC offers a diverse service delivery system that touches on all age groups in our community. We offer fitness/wellness services, camping, pre:school and school age child care, parent support and education, family recreation programming, youth services, adult program services, services for special needs, and cultural arts programming
Western New York is a wonderful place to raise a family. Lake Erie and Lake Ontario provide exceptional summer fun while ski resorts are a 30 minute ride in the winter. Buffalo known as the city of good neighbors provides the perfect atmosphere to meet new people. If you are a sports enthusiast, the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres and local college teams will do the trick.


• Location: Buffalo, getzville

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