Assistant Director of Auxiliary Programs - Eagles Edge/St John's Prep


Job Description

St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust, and zeal, we educate students to be, do, and stand for good in the world. We enroll 1,500 students from more than 80 communities.

The Assistant Director of Auxiliary Programs at St. John’s is responsible for developing and coordinating all aspects of EAGLES/EDGE summer programs, including scheduling, programming, human resources, marketing and communication, and facilities planning. This is a full-time position, with primary responsibilities over the day camp, academic enrichment, and specialty programming.

Day Camp Responsibilities:

  • Assess, enhance, and, where appropriate, expand camp offerings that align with the School’s mission and meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of children.
  • Manage the program to ensure a safe and secure environment for campers and staff.
  • Establish routines and enforce camp policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Ensure compliance with the State of Massachusetts regulatory standards.
  • Conduct risk management of and safety training for all camp activities and employees.
  • Recruit, hire and train camp employees. Supervise and evaluate employee performance in accordance with camp policies.
  • Create work schedules to proactively and efficiently maintain the program with minimal disruption.
  • Oversee all camp activities and make any necessary program changes within the summer camp season.
  • Coordinate and organize registration in conjunction with the camp office manager.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Auxiliary Programs to plan and implement a comprehensive marketing program.
  • Monitor revenues and expenses, manage the program in accordance with the budget, and report directly to the Director of Auxiliary Programs.
  • Maintain the camp database in conjunction with the camp office manager. Prepare reports for and communicate with the Director of Auxiliary Programs regularly.
  • Attend camp fairs, parent-teacher organization events, and other opportunities to promote the day camp and other programming that St. John’s has to offer.
  • Work collaboratively with the auxiliary programs coordinator to schedule facility use for all summer and year-round programming.

Academic Enrichment and Specialty Program Responsibilities:

  • Provide support as necessary to other auxiliary programs throughout the school year and summer months, including academic enrichment courses and specialty camps.
  • Maintain database of offerings and registrants.
  • Oversee the test prep coordinator.
  • Drive new opportunities for enrichment and specialty programming for all ages, with a special focus on middle and high school-aged students.
  • In conjunction with the day camp activities, implement specialty programming, i.e. tech, STEM, drama, etc.

Apply by: November 18 2019


Camp/Organization: Eagles Edge/St John's Prep

Location: Danvers, MA

Type of Position: Director

Time Frame: Year Round


Qualifications and Background

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and experience working with children.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate with camp staff and other departments, campus-wide.
  • Excellent leadership, management, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and supporting staff.
  • Strong communication skills both internally and externally with families.
  • Patient, enthusiastic, self-reliant, and dependable.
  • Extensive knowledge of the laws that pertain to all camp activities in the State of Massachusetts.
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess the strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards and others.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends, if required.

Language Skills

  • Ability to write reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak effectively with employees, faculty, parents, and students/campers.
  • Ability to effectively present information.

Computer Skills

  • Strong skills and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with social media.
  • Experience with camp registration software program(s).
  • Work collaboratively with the auxiliary programs coordinator to schedule facility use for all summer and year-round programming.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk for long periods of time around camps.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Ability to climb stairs.
  • Ability to sit at a desk working on a computer.

Additional Information

All members of the faculty and staff are expected to give witness to the mission of St. John’s, as well as to our identity as an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School. Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé, a written statement of your leadership philosophy, and academic transcripts to Tracii Schaeublin, director of human resources, at


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Tracii Schaeublin

72 Spring Street
Danvers, Massachusetts 01923