Camp Director | San Antonio, TX

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CAMP DIRECTOR 

The Witte Museum, a history and science museum along the San Antonio River, has a dynamic team and community based environment.  The Witte Museum has 500,000 annual visitors and is a family focused museum.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Camp Director is responsible for managing all aspects of the Witte’s camp program. The Camp Director participates as a member of the Museum-wide team. The Camp Director reports to the Chief of Engagement.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates in generating activity, program and curriculum ideas in collaboration with Education Managers
  • Compiles and manages rosters (Tessitura), email lists
  • Acts as liaison between parents and Camp staff
  • Manages major behavioral incidents
  • Works with Chief of Engagement and Camp Educators on developing camp budgets
  • Tracks Camp budgets
  • Works with Security and Public Safety for emergency and/or First Aid issues
  • Works with Reservations for all Camp registration inquiries/issues/refunds
  • Manages website launch of Camp descriptions/registration
  • Manages Camp advertising and social media promotion
  • Attends and co-leads Junior Volunteer Camp trainings in collaboration with the Witte Museums staff
  • Coordinates safety training for all Camp staff
  • Participates, as a member of the Witte team, in assigned committees and working teams
  • Other duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Museum Studies or related field
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in Education, Museum Studies or related field

 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Must have two or more years of formal or informal education experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have experience in Camp management
  • Must be an energetic, enthusiastic individual with excellent organizational skills, the ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Preferred: Bilingual: English/Spanish

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be in good physical condition, able to move moderately heavy objects (30lbs.), bend, walk, climb stairs, stand, and sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays

 

The Witte Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary: $33,000-40,000 annually

Closing date: Open until filled

Résumé and Cover Letter may be emailed to: humanresources@wittemuseum.org