The Madeira School is seeking an Assistant Director of Summer Programs. Reporting to the Director of Summer Programs, the Assistant Director of Summer Programs plays a vital role in the development, marketing, and implementation of the school's summer residential and day camp programs. The Assistant Director serves as the camp director for the school's flagship day camp. This position requires strong interpersonal and administrative skills.
Manage all aspects of the day camp program including activity offerings, hiring, staff training, budget, supervision of staff, day-to-day operation, and serving as the Camp Director during the summer
Manage summer riding program, working closely with the appropriate program directors to plan, design, and evaluate the program
Manage the configuration of the department's database for camper registration; ensure proper testing protocol
Responsible for web content on Madeira's summer programs web pages. Creates messaging and design for effective communication
Manage all transportation logistics; establish routes and coordinate drivers
Assist in creating marketing, and overseeing the entire summer school/camp operation including day camps, specialty, and residential programs; support online/social media marketing efforts
Work with internal departments such as Facilities to help prepare the school for summer camp
Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring all summer programs staff. Â Work with Human Resources to post summer employment opportunities
Respond to phone calls and emails; communicate with parents and answer questions
Assists families with summer camp registration
Bachelor's degree required
Leadership experience in a camp setting preferred
Experience with school-aged children and young adults required
Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize work
Ability to work independently and perform with exceptional initiative and judgment
Strong marketing skills and customer-service orientation
Strong written and oral communication skills
Highly proficient in data management systems and computer applications (e.g., Word, particularly in Excel); willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed
Willingness and ability to work flexible schedule, including occasional evenings and select weekends
About Madeira School
Founded in 1906, The Madeira School is one of the nations’ top secondary schools for girls. Located just outside Washington DC, Madeira enrolls approximately 315 boarding and daygirls in grades 9-12. The school has a long tradition of rigorous academics and one of the country’s oldest Experiential Learning programs, currently known as Co-Curriculum.
As an all-girls college preparatory boarding and day school, The Madeira School is dedicated to providing girls with a top-notch education and the skills to lead lives of their own making. At Madeira, you will find an extraordinary faculty that engage and challenge the minds of our students.
Lucy Madeira founded her school with the belief that it is our duty and privilege to help young women to understand their changing world and to have the confidence to live lives of their own making, their own passions, their own dreams.
Launching women who change the world.
Leading innovation in girls’ education.
Our Strategic Goals:
Make Madeira the 21st century leader in girls’ education.
Bring the world to Madeira and Madeira to the world?
Advance our inclusive culture that flourishes in diversity.
Protect and enhance Madeira’s environment and facilities.
Assure Madeira’s financial sustainability.