Manager of School and Camp Programs

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Closes
May 30, 2021
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Focus Areas
Education
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors

Job Title: Manager of School and Camp Programs

Reports To:  Director of Programs

Summary

The Manager of School and Camp Programs leads and facilitates all school and camp programs of the Conservancy.  This includes but is not limited to curricula development and implementation of field trip and camp programs.  This is a dynamic position that will require some extended hours as well as evening and weekend work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following.  Other duties may be assigned

  • Manage all aspects of camp programming for school break and summer camps including: hiring, training and managing seasonal and contract program staff, program scheduling, program administration needs, developing engaging camp curricula and directly supervising the daily implementation of all camp programs
  • Manage all aspects of field trip programming (virtual and onsite) including: curricula development, program implementation, program scheduling and program administration needs
  • Ensure all programs operate in accordance with all Georgia DECAL regulations
  • Maintain all program records and complete program reporting needs
  • Propose and manage annual camp and school programs budgets
  • Work with Finance and Administration Department to report and reconcile financial transactions related to programs
  • Assist with maintenance of programming supplies and teaching areas
  • Work collaboratively with other Programs staff to assist with additional programs and activities throughout the Park as assigned
  • Assist with the supervision of Programs Department interns and volunteers as needed
  • Work with Development Department to provide necessary information for grant applications and reporting
  • Coordinate with Marketing Department to develop strategies to market school and camp program opportunities
  • Model respect and care for the environment and grounds of Piedmont Park

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience working with children in an informal or formal education environment 
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience directly interfacing with parents and/or schools
  • Prior experience developing and delivering lesson plans and educational resources on a variety of subjects
  • Prior experience independently leading education programs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with program participants and constituents
  • Excellent oral and written communication, planning, budgeting and organizational skills required
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and circumstances
  • Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships and to positively engage the general public
  • Self-motivated and able to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Good judgment and leadership skills
  • Enthusiasm for education and engaging a range of audiences about the natural resources of the Park
  • Working knowledge of environmental science and trends within parks and green space
  • Physical Demands: ability to work outdoors all day in hot, humid conditions.  Ability to walk up to 4 miles a day and lift up to 50lbs

To Apply- Submit your resume and cover letter to lharris@piedmontpark.org

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