• PT Camp Coordinator

    Location US-IL-Palos Hills
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  • Overview

    CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, Centers remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. Centers is currently operating campus recreation centers at eight universities within the United States.


    The Health, Fitness & Recreation Center at Moraine Valley Community College opened in March of 2014. This 115,000 square foot fitness center consists of exercise studios including Spin/Cycling, Dance and Ballet, Cardio and Kick Boxing, and Mind/Body, 1/8 mile indoor running track, a Cyclone Center, including 3-court field house with basketball, volleyball, and badminton; 9000 sqaure foot KidRec youth programming space; 4 lap lane aquatic center, expansive locker rooms each with a steam room, Tropical Smoothie Café, The HFRC Pro Shop, and open lobby spaces with soft seating.


    The Camp Program Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the camp. They will assist with the development of quality programs in all camp areas. The Coordinator is responsible for various administrative tasks, which may include helping shape policies, ordering supplies, coordinating schedules, and completing all necessary reports.


    Essential Responsibilities:

    [To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.  Other essential and non-essential responsibilities and projects may be assigned]

    • Assist the Camp Director in overseeing the daily activities, general camp operations, and programs to ensure a quality camp.
    • Assist with hiring and training camp staff.
    • Develop, organize and implement training program including weekly staff meetings.
    • Be responsible for knowing, understanding, training, and executing all camp policies and emergency procedures associated with the camp.
    • Ensure that the site is kept clean, organized, and safe.
    • Promote theme days or group traditions to help campers and staff feel united as a group and add enjoyment to the camp.
    • Develop and supervise organized activities, games, sports, and field trip activities.
    • Ensure the maintenance of accurate program and administrative records.
    • Set and supervise office procedures, opening-and closing-day procedures for staff and campers.
    • Supervise the ordering of food, supplies, and equipment, and arrange for proper distribution.
    • Be a leader in parent communication and address parent concerns in a timely manner.
    • Supervise, organize, and document camp schedule, including: attendance, activity rotations, check-in, and release of campers.


    Minimum Requirements:

    [The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum education and/or hands-on experience necessary to perform each essential responsibility.]

    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Strong interpersonal communication, time management, and conflict resolution skills
    • Willingness and ability to enforce policies and resolve conflicts
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, as necessary
    • Completion of First Aid, CPR, and AED training, as required
    • Basic computer competency.
    • Positive Interaction with youth.
    • Position Interaction with patrons, faculty, and staff.


    [The competencies listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential function.]

    Technical Competencies

    • Basic computer competency

    Hours and Length of Service:

    • The Camp Program Coordinator has an anticipated start date in Mid-March
    • From mid-March until end of May, hours will be administrative and vary from 5-15 a week based on need  
    • June 4 - August 10, hours will be 30-35 per week M-F between the hours of 7am-6pm

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    [The demands marked below are representative of those that will be required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please indicate below where reasonable accommodation may be needed.) 


    Work Environment

    • Outdoor environment
    • Office environment/fitness center environment
    • Moderate to loud noise


    Physical Demands

    • Standing or walking for at least 50% of the work day
    • Occasional bending, stooping


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