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Camp Name: Camp Grady Spruce

Camp Location: Graford, TX

Camp Description: Camp Grady Spruce is the Resident camp of the YMCA of Dallas. Located 120 miles west of Dallas on Possum Kingdom Lake, Camp Grady Spruce's 865 acres offer an amazing venue to strengthen relationships and explore God’s creation. Camp Grady Spruce provides year-round camping opportunities for children, schools, groups, and families and has the honor of serving over 30,000 people annually. Camaraderie, joy, lifelong friendship, and memories are created at camp!

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

YMCA Location: Dallas, TX

Job Description and Required Certifications: Camp Grady Spruce YMCA, located on beautiful Possum Kingdom Lake approximately 120 miles west of Dallas, is searching for an experienced Resident Camp Director to ensure that programming and camp operations meet and exceed the need of our campers and program participants. This person will be responsible for the summer resident camp program for Camp Grady Spruce which is composed of three sites. As a member of the CGS leadership team, this person may be called upon to assist with Group & Family Camp and Outdoor Education programs, marketing and fund raising for the branch. He/she will be responsible for developing and implementing the plan for Camp Grady Spruce summer resident camp program and is responsible for all aspects of the summer camp operation. This includes, but is not limited to: staffing, programming, health and safety, marketing and business aspects of program. In addition, he/she will be responsible for developing and implementing a year-round teen program. This will include summer camp leadership training (LIT, CIT, JC, Leadership Y) and quarterly teen program meetings during the school year. He/she will also assist in other operations of camp as needed and will provide support to volunteers during the annual Partner’s Campaign and Golf Tournament. The incumbent must have experience in customer relations, be able to respond to requests in a timely manner, and have a sense of order and presentation. He/she must have organizational, interpersonal, managerial, decision making skills and must be willing and able to manage controversial situations; manage large number of programs, assignments and tasks simultaneously. Must be able to speak comfortably in front of large groups; handle difficult individuals, stressful situations and take the initiative necessary in dealing w/children and parents. Must have the ability to exercise discriminating and independent judgment and must be a detail oriented, self-starter who is able to establish and maintain harmonious relationships by promoting and demonstrating caring, honesty, respect and responsibility with staff, volunteers, YMCA members, program participants and the general public. The incumbent should be able to develop and monitor a multi-function budget and must be able to learn and manage YMCA financial software (Great Plains), Human Resource software (Kronos) and program registration software (Personify). Incumbent must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel, and able to operate all office equipment with proficiency and accuracy. The incumbent must obtain and maintain any required training and/or certification required for the position. Bachelor's degree preferred. Five years of experience in supervisory and administrative skills required.

Salary Information: Salary Range: $36,173.07 – $45,216.34 if annualized ($1,391.27 to $1,735.62 per pay period) Benefits: The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas offers a comprehensive Benefits Plan: Health, Dental, Vision, Long & Short Term Disability, 125 Medical & Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan, Employee Assistance Plan, Retirement 12% paid by the YMCA upon meeting eligibility requirements, and Paid Time Off (PTO).

Room and Board Provided: No

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Contact: Susan Desilets

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