The goal of SIG is to provide an exceptional three week experience by creating a community of student learners who share common interests, abilities, and goals. It is the team responsibility to promote a safe environment for students to grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally. The Assistant Director aids in the supervision of students and staff . He assists with program operations including academic and financial responsibilities in accordance with the set policies and procedures for SIG; as well as all state regulations for seasonal programs.
The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Day Program and the assigned Program Director.
- A Master’s degree or higher is preferred
- A minimum of three years of administrative or supervisory experience in an educational institution; seasonal recreational or academic program
- A degree or specialization in public administration, business or education
- A minimum of three years experience working with or teaching academically gifted students
- A knowledge of financial record keeping of cash receipts and cash disbursements
- Awareness of State Regulations for recreational or academic programs
- Business acumen needed to operate and to direct the social, emotional, and financial needs of a gifted and talented academic program
- A professional and collegial approach to educational programs
- Certified in first aid/CPR (preferred)
- Provides leadership and integrity in all decisions.
- Assists in the operations of the SIG program in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the Summer Institute for the Gifted.
- Adheres to the policies and procedures in the Assistant Director/Director's Manual.
- Attends all meetings as assigned by the Program Director and Director of Day Program.
- Assists in the direction and command of all emergencies during the SIG program.
- Maintains confidentiality related to business operations and abides by HIPAA regulations.
- Interacts with students and staff informally on a regular basis to develop an understanding of students’ individual academic levels, and social and emotional needs.
- Assists with the oversight of the extended care program.
- Assists with the planning and implementation of the closing ceremony. Takes photographs of students during program to prepare slideshow for the closing ceremony.
- Assists Director with instructor observations and review of student performance reviews.
- Is responsible for the dissemination of information including campus newsletter and parent notices.
- Assists Director with training of day program staff prior to the start of the session.
The Summer Institute for the Gifted is an equal opportunity employer.