Day Camp Athletic Director

Neil Klatskin Summer Camp | Tenafly, NJ

Posted Date 1/14/2022
Expiration Date2/13/2022

Neil Klatskin Summer Camps Summer 2022

TITLE: Athletics Director (2 positions)
REPORT TO: Director

Day Camp seeks two Athletic Directors. Eligible candidates must be friendly, organized and able to handle the demands of a busy schedule. Must lead an active lifestyle and be able to provide guidance to staff and campers alike. Outgoing, energetic personality a must. Tasks will include: Overseeing all athletic activities for campers ages 3-15, coordinating daily schedules, ordering and managing athletic equipment, creating curriculum for staff


1) Train and supervise athletic staff
2) Teach staff their responsibilities during staff training
3) Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory and store equipment for safety
4) Set up athletic training areas during staff training
5) Teach and monitor proper use of equipment
6) Check equipment and make (or file for) repairs
7) Conduct daily check of program area(s) and equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair
8) Write (with the activity assistants) and check all lesson plans
9) Keep records on all participants to help them progress
10) Help plan and coordinate special athletic events
11) Submit orders for equipment and/or supplies, ensuring timely arrival of materials
12) Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
13) Evaluate current season and make suggestions for following season
14) These are not the only duties performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required


• College graduate or equivalent experience working with children
• Training and experience in athletic activities; physical education degree preferred
• Current CPR and first aid certifications
• Ability to coordinate multi-faceted athletic program and supervise program assistants
• Knowledge and skills in officiating team and individual sports and the ability to teach these skills to staff and campers of all ages
• Ability to maintain athletic facilities
• Desire and ability to work with children outdoors
• Ability to accept guidance and supervision
• Good character, integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, and patience


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