Assistant Director of Camp Levine

 

Our Organization:
Levine Music is a welcoming community where children and adults find lifelong inspiration and joy through learning, performing, listening to, and participating with others in music. Levine’s core values – excellence and opportunity – infuse everything we do. Our distinguished faculty offers a broad and well-rounded curriculum that provides a strong musical foundation for students of different ages, abilities, and interests. We strive to make Levine’s education available to everyone. Hundreds of students receive substantial scholarship assistance; many hundreds more receive free instruction through fully funded in-school programs.

Job type: Full time, year-round.

Reports to: Director of Camp Levine

Job Site: NW DC, Upton St. campus with occasional travel to other Levine sites. 

Job Summary:
Working as a team with the Director of Camp Levine, the Assistant Director prepares for and helps to implement Camp Levine, one of the largest and most successful music day camps in the Mid-Atlantic region. During the camp season, the Assistant Director serves as the site director of the Upton Street location.

Duties and Responsibilities
Prior to camp start, duties will include:

  • Working alongside the Director of Camp Levine to develop camp operations and curriculum
  • Fielding inquiries about Camp Levine
  • Attending camp fairs
  • Developing the Teen Apprentice Program
  • Interviewing/hiring Teen Apprentices, assisting in the recruiting/interviewing/hiring of seasonal camp staff (Assistant Camp Directors and Teen Apprentice Coordinators)
  • Helping organize and lead training sessions for the Teen Apprentice orientation
  • Preparing communications and handbooks needed for a smooth operation of the daily routine of the Camp Levine sites (including parent mailings, schedules, handbooks, room/class lists, rosters, instrument focus lists, car-pool pick-up check list, and emergency health information).

During camp, duties will include:

  • Managing day-to-day camp operations as the Upton Street site director, including:
  • Supporting camp faculty and staff, implementing and maintaining safety procedures
  • Addressing first aid and disciplinary concerns
  • Communicating frequently with parents
  • Preparing/running camp performances
  • Facilitating weekly camp faculty meetings
  • Managing carpool
  • Editing weekly newsletters
  • Purchasing camp supplies
  • Planning site-specific camp events
  • Addressing any site-specific issues that arise

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Music, Music Education, or Arts Administration
  • Experience in working with children and teens, and a knowledge of summer camps and music education.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, collaboration, and communication skills, be familiar with online data systems, Microsoft Office programs, and have experience in administration in an office setting.

Salary Range:
Commensurate with experience. There is no relocation package. Includes benefits.

Levine Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Levine Music’s employment policy is committed to anti-discrimination of employees or applicants based on sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law concerning any employment practices.   

Please submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to:

 A. Maria Williams

Director of Human Resources 
Levine Music
2801 Upton St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
mwilliams@levinemusic.org 

 

Mary Cat Gill
Director of Camp Levine
Levine Music
2801 Upton St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
mgill@levinemusic.org