Director of Northside Day CampsAt JCC Northside Camps

Posted Aug 28, 2019 Job Length Year Round


The Director of Northside Camps is responsible for fostering community engagement through Day Camp and related programming in Rogers Park, Evanston, and Skokie communities. The Director will play a key role in the agency’s trajectory of growth and accomplishment, and in supporting the development and implementation of programs that shape and define the JCC Chicago experience for the Northside community.

This is a year-round position with 1 year round direct report. This person will also directly manage two day camp directors throughout the summer and indirectly supervise over 100 camp employees during the summer months.


Education Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Recreation, Business, or related field. • Master’s Degree highly preferred. Experience: • 5+ years previous leadership & supervisory experience in a camping environment (day camping experience preferred). • Demonstrated success building new and expanding upon existing program areas that led to customer engagement and meeting of business goals. • Previous experience developing and managing budgets. • Previous experience working as a member of a management team. Other Requirements: • Ability to demonstrate and lead with JCC Chicago’s Four Core Values: Self-Leadership and Accountability, Creativity and Innovation, Teamwork and Collaboration, and Customer Service. • Highly developed skills in business acumen, verbal and written communications, conflict management, listening and decision making. • Demonstrated knowledge of Jewish culture and values.

How to Apply

If you are interested please apply online: You can also email resume and cover letters directly to

Contact Information

Camp Name

JCC Northside Camps

Job Title

Director of Northside Day Camps

Camp Address

3003 W Touhy Ave, Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, IL 60645, United States