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 where students can grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally.
The Director supervises, coordinates, and maintains the program operations (academic, financial, recreational, and social) on an assigned campus in accordance with the set policies and procedures for SIG; as well as all state regulations for seasonal programs. He/she conveys and/or exchanges information, which includes giving or receiving assignments and/or directions among SIG’s headquarters, campus staff, parents, students, visitors, and state camp officials. the Director exercises supervision overall on site financial expenditures, purchasing, and equipment assigned to the campus. The Director is designated chief representative officer on the campus. He/she has the central command and authority to determine methods of emergency operations. The Director supervises all the Instructors, Program Assistants, and the administrative and infirmary staff, if any. He/she is the liaison with facility staff and vendors. The Director is a mediator in the exchange of ideas, information, and opinions with others to arive jointly at decisions, conclusions, solutions, or resolutions. The Director represents SIG at both marketing and program (pre, program, and post periods) events.
The Director reports to the VP of SIG and the assigned Program Director. The Director will work closely with the AVP – Staffing & Compliance on all employee relations.
- 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 teaching academically gifted students (preferred)
- 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.
- Operates 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 Director’s Manual.
- Attends all meetings for Directors.
- Directs and commands all emergencies during the SIG program.
- Supervises operations of the infirmary and medical needs of students and staff.
- Compiles and reports on the operations and business plan for the pre and post program detailed in the Director's Manual.
- Maintains confidentiality related to business operations and abides by HIPAA regulations.
- Supervises the cash expenditures, receipts, materials, equipment, supplies and other business related items. Responsible for maintaining the SIG campus budget and ensuring it is not exceeded.
- 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 Program Director with identifying and recruiting appropriate staff as needed.
The Summer Institute for the Gifted is an equal opportunity employer.