Program DirectorAt URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp

Posted Jan 27, 2023 Job Length Other


Jacobs Camp is looking for a Program Director to begin working remotely and part time in March-May, full time and in residence beginning May 30.

The Program Director will be responsible for

Manage the full summer calendar, including scheduling of all major camp events

Manage the summer daily activities location assignments, such as:

Scheduling of chugim and peulot in partnership with Department Heads and Assistant Director

Scheduling of evening programs in partnership with Unit Heads and Assistant Director

Oversee all aspects of special, all-camp programming, including (but not limited to):

All-Camp Activities (such as talent show, Israel Day, concerts, etc.)


Oversee Shabbat programming and scheduling

Assist in the creation of the staff calendar of recreational and social activities

Serve as a coach and mentor to all summer staff as they create and implement dynamic and fun programs within their units and departments

Assist in the creation, implementation, evaluation, and improvement of summer programming and curriculum

Assist the Year-Round and Summer Leadership Team in various tasks and projects as needed




Dedication to the Jacobs Camp Mission and Vision

Experience creating, implementing, and evaluation programming for youth of all ages

Maturity and professionalism: must be able to work effectively with fellow staff members

Motivated and enthusiastic: must be able to support, motivate, and advise other summer staff effectively

Must be a self-starter and able to manage own responsibilities with minimal supervision

Organizational skills: must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously

High-level problem-solving skills: must be able to strategically approach the challenges that emerge in day-to-day camp life

Flexibility: must be able to modify and adapt programmatic plans as needed

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply at or email Carolyn Harari

Contact Information

Camp Name

URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp

Job Title

Program Director

Camp Address

3863 Morrison Road, Utica, Mississippi, 39175, United States