Director of Camp Facilities & Programs

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organization:Camp Fire USA - Portland Metro Council
position summary:

• Ensure the highest standards and best practices of Camp Fire USA, ACA, and local/federal ordinances are in place for Camp Namanu and any additional summer programs. • Facilitate successful ACA accreditation visits. • Annually review (and improve upon if needed), implement, and evaluate risk management plans for all facilities and summer programs. • In collaboration with the VP of Finance, develop, implement, and evaluate an annual budget and capital budget for Camp Namanu and other summer programs, including a facility budget, rental budget and timber management budget. Coordinate with appropriate staff to develop these budgets. • Directly responsible for Camp Namanu’s Sustainable Forestry Program, serving as a liaison to the timber contractor, Namanu’s Property Manager, and clients. • Directly responsible for Camp Namanu’s property and facilities, including the supervision and evaluation of the Property Manager and Assistant Property Manager, in all facets of their jobs. • Provide oversight for Camp Namanu’s rental program and ensure continued innovation and planning to increase rental revenues and rental opportunities with new markets. • Program oversight of all Camp Fire USA Portland Metro Council camp programs including Camp Namanu resident camp program, Family Camp, Day Camp and other year-round programs at Namanu. Supervision and evaluation of all directors of camp programs. • Serve as a mentor and provide support to summer directors, including assistance with staff training, hiring, and program innovation and evaluation. • Serve as a member of the Council’s Management Team. • Act as “on-call” support for Namanu’s programs and facilities. • Actively support all council activities, such as the Annual Candy Sale, Absolutely Incredible Kid Day, School Based Activities at Camp Namanu, and others. • Other duties as assigned by the CEO or VP of Programs.

Salary / Pay Rate:This is an exempt, full-time position, and includes Camp Fire USA’s full package of salary and benefits, including medical and dental coverage and 2 weeks paid vacation/year.
Required Skills and Abilities:See Qualifications
Qualifications:• BA Degree, preferably in Recreation or related field • 5 years experience supervising youth programs • 5 years of facility management experience • Knowledge of ACA Standards and the accreditation process • Experience with risk management protocol and procedures • Experience with program development and evaluation • Experience with budget development and management. • Preferred knowledge of challenge course facilities and programs • Strategic planning and marketing experience • Ability to speak comfortably and compellingly in public • Ability to problem-solve and make decisions • Ability to physically move around 552 acre camp in support of the camp facility and program • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds Send cover letter, résumé and list of 3 professional references to: [email protected] Cover letter must include salary requirements. Equal Opportunity Employer - Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer