Reporting to the Director of Summer Programs, this position coordinates summer trips, events, and programming. Working with the residential life team and program directors, the AD ensures the programming needs of all summer populations are met.
This administrator works closely with the other members of the summer team to design and implement mentor training for summer counselors. The AD actively participates in residential life training and is responsible for coordinating meals and activities for the staff during training weeks.
The Activities Director will actively participate and plan orientation events for all student participants. The Activities Director is the point person for planned events and trips including excursions to major US Cities and attractions. The AD must remain highly visible within the summer programs community and during planned events.
The AD will supervise counselors serving as activities assistants. The Activities Director ensures this staff is completing their responsibilities and balancing their time appropriately. The Activities Director will participate in weekly staff and residential life meetings.
The Activities Director is responsible for managing the summer activities budget. Though much of this budget is fixed prior to the start of summer, the Activities Director has flexibility to allocate the approved funds to program-wide events. As a professional staff member, the Activities Director is expected to live on campus in the space provided for the duration of the summer session. As a senior residential staff member you may be required to address residential concerns and provide leadership as needed.
The Activities Director must be willing to address, document, and handle disciplinary situations as a valued member of the Summer Administration team.
This is a summer contracted position from June 12 to August 14, 2017.