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Cornell University is a NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to the following: excellence in academics and athletics; gender equity and diversity in its programs; a well-balanced and broad-based intercollegiate athletics program.
Cornell University's Department of Athletics and Physical Education provides youth athletes the opportunity to learn and practice a variety of sports under the guidance of our department staff (http://cornellcamps.com). We are currently seeking individuals to help us provide this wonderful learning experience to program participants. The CUBS Camp Director is responsible for overseeing the operation of Cornell Athletics' flagship day camp.
This is not a live in position and housing is not available. Lunch will be provided. Participants are 5 to 12 year olds.
On-site training and camp setup: June 24 - 28, 2019 (dates can be flexible)
Camp Dates: July 1 – August 16, 2019
The CUBS Camp Director is responsible for directly overseeing the flagship day camp of Cornell Athletics. CUBS Camp is a week-long camp (for ages 5-12) geared to giving campers a unique introduction to several different sports and activities. Boys and girls participate in engaging activities throughout the day, led by a team of fun and outgoing counselors. The CUBS Camp Director will work closely with each the Camp Programming Director to ensure a top-notch camp environment. This position is responsible for preparing weekly camp materials, managing the counselors, scheduling staff & facilities, overseeing camp inventory and other duties as assigned. The CUBS Camp Director will have a critical role in the counselor training program.
Please attach a resume and cover letter with your application.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
In conjunction with the Camp Programming Director, responsible for on-site management and operations of CUBS Camp
Oversee a team of 10-12 counselors and provide leadership, energy and camp spirit for counselors and campers, constantly assessing group dynamics and the needs of individuals.
Organize equipment inventory and manage all campus equipment and assist in the daily set-up and breakdown of camp.
Enforce the health and safety regulations of the New York State Dept. of Health and Cornell Camps and Clinics. Report all health needs of participants to appropriate medical staff.
Have a complete understanding of our program and all roles; must be able to fill in for any staff member whenever necessary.
Other camp duties assigned by the Camp Programming Director.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Must have 3-5 years' experience in education or camp setting.
Bachelors' degree preferred.
Experience working with children is required (in a camp setting preferred).
Supervisory experience required.
Experience working with or supervising children.
Must be able to work independently and act responsibly.
Ability to enforce camp rules and regulations while supervising youth athletes.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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