Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal Day School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named the No.1 Midsize Workplace in the D.C. area by The Washington Post, St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission. SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics, and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 28 percent students of color, and 22 percent of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community.
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School seeks a dynamic and strategic leader to assume the role of Director of Summer Programs. Reporting to the Director of Auxiliary Programs, the Director of Summer Programs is responsible for leading SSSAS' "Summertimes" summer programs, comprised of both camps and academic studies. The summer programs are hosted across the SSSAS' lower, middle, and upper school campuses with campers in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade over nine weeks during the summer. With responsibilities year-around, the Director of Summer Programs will be the key leader in not only managing day-to-day program operations, but also developing and implementing a strategic plan for enhancing the programming and operations of the summer programs over the next several years. For more information about Summertimes programs, please visit: www.summertimes.org.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Recruit, hire, train and lead camp directors, instructors, counselors and support staff
Evaluate new and existing program offerings based on performance, due diligence, current market conditions, and alignment with the school's mission
Work closely with camp directors to coordinate camp schedules, determine logistical support needs, and coordinate program-specific support needs
Coordinate with the Business Office to prepare program budgets, manage camp expenses, and oversee financial operations of programs
Ensure appropriate risk management practices are in place and continuously audit programs for regulatory compliance
Maintain the Summertimes website and Campwise registration website
Oversee program registration, enrollment, and billing
Serve as the primary contact for all communications regarding summer programs, including for prospective families, current families, directors, and vendors
Develop a positive work atmosphere that encourages teamwork, the constructive exchange of ideas, and staff effectiveness
Develop and implement a strategic marketing plan for camp recruitment that aligns with the school's brand management objectives
Develop and implement a strategic plan for continued growth or change and continuously assess program quality
Assist the Director of Auxiliary Programs with strategic initiatives outside the scope of summer programs on an as-needed basis
Specific skill sets and qualifications required are:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, and collaborative spirit
Experience managing and forging strong partnerships across various constituencies in the school and community
Innovative thinker and propensity to take initiative
Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
Excellent management and leadership skills, including knowledge of mentoring, evaluating, and motivating staff, particularly young adults
Experience with budgets and financial oversight of programs
Experience with registration and database management software, or ability to quickly learn
Proven success in program management with at least with at least three years in a supervisory capacity
A bachelor's degree
Please note that this position is a full-time, 12-month administrative position. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and provide the contact information for three references. For more information about St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, please visit: www.sssas.org.
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Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named as the #1 best workplace in Washington, D.C., by The Washington Post, St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community.
SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 28% students of color, and 22% of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community.