We are seeking an experienced, confident and collaborative Camp Director for our beloved summer day camp, which serves over 1700 young people each summer, ranging from age 4 to 17, and operates on three separate sites in the local area. The Camp Director would join our team of Education Coordinators here at Drumlin Farm, sharing expertise with other dedicated environmental educators, learning with each other and supporting our full range of programs throughout the year.
Apply by: September 15 2018
Camp/Organization: Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm (ACA Accredited)
Location: Lincoln, MA
Type of Position: Director
Time Frame: Year Round
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Bachelor’s degree in education and/or environmental education/outdoor recreation, environmental science/studies, biology, non-profit management or related field or equivalent work experience.
Demonstrated leadership and project management skills, including ability to juggle multiple priorities and respond to emergent situations in a timely, calm and effective manner.
Ability to inspire staff and develop a strong working team.
Strong oral and written communication skills, including excellent listening and collaborative problem solving skills.
Experience developing and implementing program plans and budgets. Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural humility and inclusion.
Three to five years’ experience leading an environmental or nature-based camp. Experience and confidence in effective and supportive supervision of staff, development of vision and strategy for program, financial management, regulatory compliance, and risk mitigation for a large camp program.
The Camp Director is directly responsible for the direction and day-to-day operations and successful implementation of all summer camp programming, as well as our week-long February and April vacation week programs and teen programming throughout the year. He or she works with an Assistant Camp Director and an administrative assistant to hire and train over 80 seasonal staff, develop and implement camp and teen programming, ensure the safety of our young people and staff, communicate effectively with staff across our sanctuary, deliver top-notch customer service, develop positive community relationships, and build a supportive culture for staff and campers. The Camp Director reports to the Education Manager, who assists with budgeting, training, fund-raising, coordination with our other programs, and strategic growth and direction.