Associate DirectorAt Beth El Day Camp

Posted Dec 9, 2022 Job Length Year Round


Position Description
We are in search of a dynamic leader to join our team as Associate Director of our Day Camp. We are interested in candidates that are looking for a growth opportunity as we seek to transition our camp leadership over the coming months (after Summer 2023). The Associate Director will work collaboratively with our seasoned Camp Director of 28 years and will learn the ins and outs of our program while contributing their own insight and expertise. They will be involved in all aspects of planning and running camp and ensuring a successful and safe summer for all of our campers and staff. This is a full-time, year-round position, with flexible hours and some ability to work remotely during the fall and winter months. The 2023 camp season will run from June 27th- August 19th, from 9am-4pm. The Associate Director is actively on site during those dates, Monday through Friday, as well as some early morning, late day, evening and weekend hours as needed for camp preparation, parental visits, staff meetings and gatherings and other related events.

Responsibilities include:

Assisting with development and implementation of the camp calendar and ensuring quality content, including integration of Jewish culture, values and traditions into camp programming;

Staff recruitment, hiring, orientation, and training;

Staff supervision, including direct supervision of division leaders and specialists;

Oversight of day-to-day operations during camp season; including ensuring a safe environment and that proper supervision is maintained at all times;

Ensuring compliance with American Camp Association and county licensing documentation and operational requirements;

Communicating with parents daily via in-person contact, phone and email;

Assisting with marketing and camper and staff recruitment efforts;

Organizing and maintaining camp resources and supplies

Communicating and liaising with the Facilities Director and Chief Operating Officer.




Bachelor's degree in Education, Physical Education, Recreation or a related field; Master’s preferred; Three years’ prior experience in the supervision and administration of camping or related children’s programs; Superior organizational skills and keen attention to detail; Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; Proven excellence in leadership and team-building; Ability to deliver high standards of customer service, problem-solving, and quality control; Dedication to a growth mindset (continued personal learning and development); Experience with Microsoft office, Google suite, and the use of social media for marketing purposes; Sense of humor and serious interest in having fun

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and search will remain open until a candidate is hired.

Contact Information

Camp Name

Beth El Day Camp

Job Title

Associate Director

Camp Address

1324 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY, 10804-2144, United States