Culver offers much to compliment your pay. Our health benefits include medical (Health Savings Account available), dental, and vision insurance options offered at extremely affordable rates and one of our most valued offerings is our FREE on-site Health Clinic including various FREE generic medications. Financial planning benefits include Life Insurance and a 403b retirement account with a very generous company match. At Culver we seek to support your whole self –mind, spirit, and body, which is why you have access to our on-site Fitness Center, impressive personal time off with 10 paid holidays, 200 hours of paid vacation time, and professional development opportunities to support excellence in your craft. Culver also offers dining, dry-cleaning services and a discount at the Campus Store. A strong Tuition Remission Program and scholarship opportunities are available for your eligible children attending both schools and camps.
Home of LEADERS - Culver educates its student for leadership and responsible citizenship in society by developing and nurturing the whole individual, mind, spirit, and body, through integrated programs that emphasize the cultivation of character.
Culver Academies is a private boarding school. We enroll students and employ faculty and staff from across the United States and around the world. We are seeking diverse talent to support our mission and enrich our learning environment. At Culver, we are always looking to strengthen our organizational leadership by adding outstanding talent to our faculty and staff whose passion is to serve our students.
Located on the shore of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Academies encompasses 1,800 acres of green hills and woodlands, and a historic collegiate-like campus with beautiful Gothic architecture. Our location in Culver, Indiana, offers the best of both worlds; a beautiful, serene setting with access to large cities nearby, including the home of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. We are also less than two hours away from Chicago and Indianapolis.
The Director of Summer Schools and Camps is a twelve-month staff position. The director is responsible for the Culver Summer Schools and Camps program and supervises a full-time staff of six. The Summer Camp program consists of:
A 3-4 day Junior Woodcraft Camp for boys and girls ages 7-9
Woodcraft Camp: A six-week camp for boys and girls ages 9-14.
Upper School: A six-week camp for boys in girls ages 14-17.
With the aid of the summer staff, the director is responsible for recruiting and admitting approximately 1500 campers and hiring approximately 450 summer staff each year. The successful candidate will possess extraordinary communication and coordinating abilities as camp planning requires campus-wide cooperation. The director should be able to foster relationships with campers, staff members, families, and a global alumni base of over 11,000 individuals.
Education: Master's degree and seven to ten years of experience in positions requiring exceptional leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
Communications: This position requires writing and editing effectively and communicating the written and spoken word with tact, diplomacy, and authority when necessary.
Organizational skills: This position requires discipline, an ability to meet deadlines, and the ability to work under the pressure of many priorities. Additionally, must be able to multitask between various job responsibilities.
Interpersonal skills: This position requires the ability to meet people with ease and the ability to work effectively within every level of the organization.
This position entails having access to highly confidential information. Must be discreet and able to maintain confidentiality.
Computer skills: This position requires strong proficiency with database input and custom report generation; competency with Excel, Word, and related software.
The person in this position must deeply understand Culver's distinctive mission and be committed to preserving it, especially as it applies to the summer program. They will love kids, have a high level of energy, be empathetic with campers, parents, and staff, be visionary, possess the ability to build a strong team, as well as be an effective recruiter of staff and students. They must be a visible, accessible, and engaging presence and be willing to create a sense of urgency about getting things done when necessary.
Culver Academies is an independent coeducational college preparatory boarding school of approximately 840 students comprised of Culver Military Academy and Culver Girls Academy. Culver educates its students for leadership and responsible citizenship in society by developing and nurturing the whole individual - mind, spirit, and body - through integrated programs that emphasize the cultivation of character.
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