The summer programs provide students with opportunities to explore their passions and interests outside of the classroom setting and encourage them to share their gifts with the community. By doing this, they open themselves to new and lasting friendships while engaging in potentially transformative experiences. We strive to provide programming for our current students while also creating an opportunity to introduce new families to the breadth of our programs and offerings.
This full-time, 12-month position will manage all aspects of a $250k and growing summer program. Responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of the program while also creating and executing a plan for continued growth. The Director will be responsible for coordinating all athletic, fine art and academic program offerings, overseeing Program Managers, creating promotional materials, and recruiting students.
Summary of essential job functions
Recommend, develop, and oversee the implementation of new program offerings and evaluate existing programs, based on current market conditions, customer demand and other local summer camps.
Work with the Communications Director to develop a marketing/advertising plan for recruiting campers and to create promotional information and brochures. Conduct school visits to publicize BCH Summer Programs and recruit campers.
Responsible for upkeep of Summer Program information on the BCH Website, including all forms, course descriptions and applications. Responsible for tracking and maintaining all camp applications, payments, medical forms, etc., for each individual camper.
Serve as primary contact for Summer Programs and point person for any problems that may arise when the Program is in session, and oversee day-to-day operations. Work with Program Managers to coordinate camp schedules, determine logistical support needs, and ensure appropriate balance of athletic, academic and fine arts content.
Recruit Program Managers and provide leadership and direction to Summer Program team. Process all payroll and expense requests for the Program. Develop and maintain a comprehensive budget for the Program, including fee schedules and expenditure controls.
Work with other BCH constituents as necessary to coordinate program specific support needs.
Preferred qualifications and characteristics of the ideal candidate
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Attention to detail
Strong relationships with colleagues to create innovative ideas for future summer programming
Professional experience and proven success, preferably in a Catholic, Jesuit school, in managing a robust summer program.
Professional experience and proven success in coordinating, mentoring, and motivating a staff
Experience with summer program registration and database management software
Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills; organizational and time management skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word Documents
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree
Minimum of 5 years experience, preferably in an educational setting
Cover letters, resumes, and references should be submitted to:
Boston College High School is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory school.
We strive to challenge our students to become young men of integrity, educated in faith and for justice, committed to academic excellence and service to others. As a Jesuit, Catholic high school, we strive to reflect the diversity of our church and community.
Our mission since 1863 has been to form leaders of comp...etence, conscience and compassion who seek to do all things ad majorem Dei gloriam – for the greater glory of God.