Job Compensation Type
KSS HR Team
Deadline to Apply
Job Title: Discovery Overnight Camp Programs Assistant Manager
Departments: Camp Programs
Salary Range: $1,058 per week base rate, 10% increase for Spanish speakers
Dates of Employment/Start Date: April 1st, 2024 - August 30, 2024
Reports To: Camp Programs Manager
Housing Available: Depending on Availability
Location: Summit County, CO 80435
About Keystone Science School
With the outdoors as a backdrop for learning, Keystone Science School inspires curiosity and critical thinking through the lens of science to change lives and strengthen communities. KSS offers a variety of adventure and traditional camp activities within a structured environment designed to allow each camper and participant to understand their potential. In all programs, campers and participants will create lifelong friendships, explore and learn about the natural world, and gain leadership and wilderness skills. For more information go to keystonescienceschool.org
With a staff that cares deeply about social justice and racial justice, we believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a rich work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission. We are committed to building an organization with raised consciousness in order to impact how we work with clients, as well as how we work together as a team.
The Seasonal Camp Programs Assistant Manager is a five-month position responsible for the successful implementation of Keystone Science School’s Camp Programs. The Camp Programs Assistant Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day camp operations and staff oversight with support from the Program Manager. Camp programs include but are not limited to Residential Summer Camp Programs, Summer Day Camp Programs, and Offseason Overnight, and Day Programs. The 2 Camp Programs Assistant Managers will each oversee 1 program area; either day camps or overnight camp. As part of the Camp Programs team, the Seasonal Camp Programs Assistant Manager will oversee logistics, develop curriculum, serve as points of contact to clients, collaborate with other administrative staff, support program needs as they arise, and assist in managing seasonal staff. This position will also provide oversight, mentorship, and management to program staff, which includes hiring, training, and coaching.
Our tagline Science. Adventure. Fun! summarizes what we seek in our employees: passionate about our work, willing to seek adventure, and take risks to improve KSS, and able to laugh along the way. We work hard so we can play hard!
20% Logistics and Planning
70% Staff Oversight
10% Customer Service
Logistics and Planning
Work with Program Manager to develop and improve programming for all Camp programs;
Work with Program Manager to oversee, plan, and improve logistics and systems for Camp programs;
Manage employee time cards and hours;
Maintain high standards of health and safety, and follow Risk Management policies in all Camp activities;
Drive a 15-passenger van and successfully complete Van Driver Training;
Support the Program Manager to manage the camp budget, including management of a credit card and oversight of other camp credit cards.
Lead day-to-day camp operations ensuring that campers are having safe, life-changing camp experiences;
Act as the bridge between seasonal staff and administrative staff to monitor Camp culture and strive to meet staff needs;
Provide direct supervision and management to summer seasonal staff; including Program Coordinators and Lead Program Instructors;
Support Program Manager to oversee program-specific staffing including interviewing, training, coaching, and feedback;
Act as afterhours “on-call” administrative staff to assist in emergencies on a rotating basis;
Support the Program Managers and Human Resources in the performance evaluation process for program staff.
Gather program feedback from seasonal staff;
Work with Program Manager to schedule program staff and approve vacation and sick time requests as needed;
Develop and facilitate staff training with support from the Program Manager;
Serve as the Assistant Manager for specific programs, which includes serving as the point of contact for clients and other staff during a program;
Partner with the customer experience team to ensure client needs are properly met and communicated to the staff team and clients;
Maintain professional relationships with outside contractors and vendors;
Communicate directly with guardians and other program leads to meet program goals.
Other duties as assigned.
Adhere to all Personnel Policies and Procedures for the organization.
Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor, and appearance at all times; act as a “role model” both at and away from the organization.
Maintain a creative, team-building approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks.
Perform all tasks and responsibilities with attention to detail and in a complete and timely manner, complying with organization policies and standards and conforming to the scheduling requirements of the job and program.
Maintain an awareness of the organization’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies.
Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times keeping with the responsibilities carried personally and by the organization for the care and welfare of the clients; act with honesty and integrity in all aspects of the organization's business.
Actively strive to upgrade professional skills through engaging in appropriate professional training and experience.
Actively strive to create and maintain a culturally sensitive, justice-centered, and appropriate environment through communication and interaction that demonstrates respect for diversity, socio-economic and cultural differences and that fosters a work environment where people from all backgrounds are welcomed and valued.
Other duties may be assigned
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$1,058 per week base rate, 10% increase for Spanish speakers