Assistant Director of Auxiliary Programs

St. John's Prep, Danvers, MA

Accredited by NEASC


EAGLES/EDGE empowers girls and boys to learn, thrive, and master new skills in an atmosphere that fosters friendships and a growth mindset. Our summer day camp program, academic classes, sports camps, specialty camps, and year-round programming offer wide-ranging opportunities for young people ages 4 to 18 to gain self-confidence and develop their personal edge on the path to becoming their best.

TheAssistantDirector of Auxiliary Programs at St.John’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 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 theSchool’smission 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 andenforce camp policies, procedures, andpractices.
  • Ensure compliance with theStateofMassachusettsregulatorystandards.
  • Conduct risk management of and safety training for all camp activities and employees.
  • Recruit, hire and train camp employees. Superviseandevaluateemployee 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
  • 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 another 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.
  • Maintaindatabaseofofferingsandregistrants.
  • 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.
  • Inconjunctionwiththedaycampactivities, implement specialty programming, i.e. tech, STEM, drama, etc.

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.
  • Demonstratedexperiencemanagingandsupportingstaff.
  • 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 experiencewithMicrosoftOffice 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.

All members of the faculty and staff are expected to give witness to the mission of St. John’s, aswell 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 yourleadershipphilosophy, andacademic transcriptstoTraciiSchaeublin, directorof humanresources,,nophonecalls. Posted September 2019

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