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Director of Summer Programs
Cardigan Mountain School
Canaan, New Hampshire
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 9/17/2022
 
Job ID: 67227
Position/Title: Director of Summer Programs
Employer: Cardigan Mountain School
Department:
Category / Heading #1: Administration  Summer Programs
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Status: FullTime
 
 
Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Position

Cardigan Mountain School seeks an experienced, committed, and dynamic leader to manage the School’s summer programs, while serving in a limited faculty role during the academic year. The Director of Summer Programs will oversee all aspects of the Summer Session program, including student recruitment, budget management, staff recruitment and hiring, and overall operational and strategic management of the program. During the academic year, the Director will serve as part of the School’s strategic administrative team, and take on limited student-facing responsibilities. This role reports to the Head of School, and to the Associate Head of School for academic year responsibilities.

Responsibilities

This position includes the following responsibilities:

Program Leadership

  • - Plan and oversee the academic, extracurricular, and residential aspects of the Summer Session program
  • Recruit, hire, and manage all program administrators and faculty

  • Conduct regular assessment of academic course offerings

  • Develop and lead new and returning faculty orientation and training

    sessions

  • Lead the summer session administrative team

  • Create and organize the summer session calendar, including daily and

    weekly schedules

  • Participate in regular meetings with the Board of Trustees to keep

    them informed program adjustments, improvements, enrollment status, and performance relative to budget

Admissions and Partnerships

            - Oversee all aspects of the summer session admissions process, including 

              recruitment of new students, retention programs for returning students, inquiry

              follow-up, and admissions-related travel 

  • - Establish and develop relationships with educational consultants and other school  officials to promote the program

  • - Oversee all aspects of the summer session admissions process, including recruitment of new students, retention programs for returning students, inquiry follow-up, and admissions-related travel

  • Establish and develop relationships with educational consultants and other school officials to promote the program

  • Chair the financial aid committee to offer appropriate awards to eligible families

            - Work in conjunction with the Communications department to oversee digital and  

            print advertising and 

marketing in support of the Summer Session program

Strategic Program Development

  • Identify and develop new markets for potential students

            - Establish long-term goals to develop and strengthen the School’s summer              

              programs 

as a whole, considering quality and reputation of program, as well as 
              revenue generation

Academic Year Duties

  • Serve as a member of the School’s strategic administrative team

  • Serve in a limited student-facing role during the academic year as determined by the experience and interests of the candidate and the needs of the school 


 
 
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 3-5 Years

 
Qualifications:
            - Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in independent schools, including residential life, advising, and academics

  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Detail-oriented with ability to manage multiple projects

  • Experience working with summer camp and project management software tools/systems

  • Strong cross-cultural competencies and a commitment to inclusive and equitable practices

  • A shared commitment to an inclusive community, and respect for differences

  • Willingness to embrace and engage in the active lifestyle of an independent boarding school 

 
Application Notes:
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If interested in this position, please send a résumé and letter of interest to Josh LeRoy, Dean of Faculty and Associate Head of School at jleroy@cardigan.org. We will be reviewing résumés on an ongoing business, and hope to start the interview process in early October 2022. 


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Deadline:
Open Until Filled
 
Contact Info
Josh LeRoy 
Email: jleroy@cardigan.org
Phone (Office): 603-523-3556