Are you passionate about high-quality, inclusive out-of-school education and empowering young people through positive youth development? Join our team as the KidSpirit Camps Coordinator at Oregon State University. In this role, you will lead a team of over 100 high school and college-age emerging professionals serving 1,000+ youth. Your responsibilities will include ensuring a collaborative and inclusive environment, overseeing daily camp operations, developing curriculum, managing programs, and hiring, training, and supervising staff. If you are dedicated to promoting safety, equity, and the growth of young minds, all while mentoring emerging professionals, then this opportunity is made for you.
As this dynamic team leader, you will create a welcoming environment and ensure the seamless execution of daily camp activities. KidSpirit is deeply committed to providing safe, equitable, and nurturing programs where youth and staff thrive. Your contribution will be pivotal in advancing our mission to offer enriching day camp experiences for the next generation. Apply now and lead with impact!
As a camp coordinator, your duties will include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the KidSpirit program. It is essential that you are committed to promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and positive youth development. You will be responsible for tasks such as staff recruitment and training, evaluating camp curricula, and conducting program assessments. Additionally, you will play a crucial role in expanding camp offerings through outreach initiatives.
Skills & experience desired:
A bachelor’s degree in business, Education, Physical Education, Recreation, or a related field.
Additionally, candidates should have at least three (3) years of experience in a leadership role within youth programming, including promotion and personnel management, hiring, training, and evaluation.
A strong commitment to promoting diversity and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential when interacting with youth, guardians, volunteers, and student employees.
Effective time management and planning abilities are necessary, as well as a general proficiency in computer usage, including familiarity with information technology, professional office software, and collaborative work platforms.
Ability to quickly adapt to and utilize various digital communication systems, including websites, email newsletters, social media, and other tools, within a dynamic technological landscape.
Link to the full job description and link to apply – https://kidspirit.oregonstate.edu/employment
The salary range is $44,496-$75,516
Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits-eligible positions that are designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
Retirement savings are paid by the university.
A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
Robust Work-Life programs include Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups, and an Employee Assistance Program.
Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.