JOB REQUIREMENTS—Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSA’s):
•Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, child development or related field, Master’s preferred.
•At least 1 year, or two prior seasons, of administrative or supervisory experience in an organized camp or school setting.
•Ability to make quick and accurate assessments of mental or behavioral conditions.
•Ability to excise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, and to handle difficult or confrontational situations in a calm, consistent and equitable manner.
•High level of comfort speaking to diverse audiences: girls, parents and Senior Leadership.
•Experienced at conflict resolution.
•Interprets social resources to staff as needed or required.
•Maintains absolute confidentiality of council records including, but not limited to, payroll, personnel, camper care, business plans, and financial information.
•Maintains absolute confidentiality of patient's records.
•Maintains certifications and continuing education as required.
•Experience or ability to obtain knowledge of ACA core competencies and standards.
•Current CPR and First Aid certifications prior to first day of camper arrival and knowledge of emergency procedures.
•Knowledge of and ability to work with adults and children ages 5 and above.
•Knowledge and understanding of philosophy and program of Girl Scouting or willingness to learn about Girl Scouting.
•Must hold membership in the Girl Scout organization and subscribe to the tenets of the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
•Flexible and creative in carrying out responsibilities.
•Ability to plan, analyze, and evaluate data.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to function as part of a team.
•Ability to adapt to group living situations.
•Adheres to the GSNETX’s equal opportunity and non-discrimination policies, which ensure that there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, creed, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability, or age.
•Demonstrates and promotes a climate of courtesy, respect and professionalism in all interactions with managers, staff, volunteers, campers, and others with whom he/she is in contact.
•Must complete and pass a criminal background check.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is often required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, work in an office environment, work in a seated position, and work with computers.
The employee must be able to drive and have a valid driver’s license. The employee must be able to lift or move 50 pounds or perform light work exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Activities occur both inside and outside and employee is subject to both environmental conditions; however, employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
State license or registration to meet the requirements of a qualified mental health professional
CPR and First Aid, required.