Location Metro Area With oversight for resident and day camps within River Valleys jurisdiction including 1 Northern Wisconsin resident camp
This full-time year-round position is responsible for providing overall leadership, and tactical execution of all aspects of outdoor program and property, including facility management, resident camps, day camps, and other outdoor program events. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Oversees the development, marketing, and implementation of Girl Scout Leadership Experience opportunities in an outdoor/camp setting, ensuring compliance with council, GSUSA, federal, and state policies and making maximum use of council-owned service centers and program sites, ensuring that the organizational goals are met.
- Develops and implements long- and short-range plans for department operations and capital improvements
- Manages multi million dollar budget and corresponding resource allocation
- Directs work of large team to provide high quality and safe programs and facilities that retain and attract current and targeted potential Girl Scouts. This includes: recruiting, performance management, training and development.
- Oversees processes to ensure all GSUSA, ACA, federal, state and local guidelines are followed in all program and facility operations
- Provides fund development strategies and works in concert with the fund development team to coordinate and enhance fundraising opportunities to increase support for Girl Scouting
- Additional duties as assigned to assist in the councils mission and goals
- B.A. with focus in outdoor/environmental education, business or public administration or closely related field and 8 years progressively responsible experience in recreation or camp programming. Resident camp directing experience required.
- Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in senior management role.
- In depth knowledge and understanding of outdoor camping facilities, operational logistics and program activities.
- Excellent communication skills focusing on diverse groups of people to help them meet program goals.
- Self-starter who can work independently with minimal oversight and takes initiative; flexible, adaptable, organized and strong attention to detail; thrives in ever changing, fast-paced environment.
- Computer skills and knowledge to include Excel, Word and Outlook
- Ability to work flexible schedule including evening, weekends and overnight travel to various camps
- Must have a valid driver’s license. ability to become trained and certified to transport program participants in 15 passenger vans and council-owner vehicles
- Current first aid and CPR certification or ability to obtain
- Subscribe to the principals of the Girl Scout Movement and become a registered member of GSUSA.
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*All employees of Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys, must conduct themselves according to the Inclusion Matters statement as follows:
As a River Valleys member, I do my best to think, speak and act in ways that ensure everyone across the council feels they belong and can meaningfully participate in all aspects of Girl Scouting regardless of ability, age, culture, education, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation and socio-economic status.