Center Manager

Center Manager / Director wanted by Embassy Summer First work day: 2020-06-01
Proficient speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
High-energy, resourceful manager needed to run an English language summer program on a University campus this summer. Great opportunity for management experience in a fun and rewarding summer camp environment. Must enjoy working with children and juggling multiple priorities.

Job details


Center Manager / Director

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Work as employee

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Language school

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This is a residential position (full board & dorm accommodation are included).

A flexible work approach towards the position with the ability to work nights, weekends and holidays is required.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure the delivery of customer satisfaction by providing high-quality academic and activities programs
Ensure that the day-to-day operation of the Center runs smoothly, including overseeing the running of: the academic and activity programs, airport transfers and all aspects of student welfare and discipline
Responsible for financial management and reporting of the Center including overseeing a budget, petty cash accounts, cash requests and filing weekly reports
Responsible for weekly submission of Occupancy Reports and Meal Provision forms
Lead and participate in regular meetings with Group Leaders
Manage all aspects of student accommodations, including room allocations where applicable
Ensure that high levels of student safety, discipline and welfare, policies and procedures are adhered to and maintained at all times
Develop a positive working relationship with the university/school, stay up-to-date with Campus Information, ensuring their rules are adhered to
Ensure that all staff receive adequate and proper orientation and training
Review and approve all activity leader and teacher timesheets in line with the rotation schedule
Ensure residential supervision duties, including meal and bedtime supervision and guardian duties, are undertaken by activity leaders who have on-site residential responsibilities
Manage the weekly staff rotation schedule and conduct weekly staff meetings
Liaise regularly with the Program Manager
Carry out a 24-hour emergency on call rotation schedule along with the Activity Manager and Center Academic Manager
Attend to a variety of problems and complaints and provide the appropriate and professional response and solutions
Responsible for ensuring that all center signage and branding are clearly marked and up-to-date

Mandatory Manager Training/Date Information (camps end the week of August 4th depending on location):

TORONTO Manager Training (in Toronto): June 22, 23 (move in 21st)

MONTREAL Manager Training (in Toronto): June 22, 23 (arrive on 21st) Or LA June 5, 6 (arrive 4th)

Weekly trainings are held virtually (paid) for 1-2 hours a week online starting in April.

New York, NY, USA

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

    (Experience successfully managing a summer school that operated efficiently and with a sound track record of excellent customer service and operations management. Experience working with and leading a group of teenagers, for example in a camp environment. Previous experience managing a residential facility. Experience and familiarity with rolling admissions & weekly intakes. Experience managing and working with budgets.)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject

  4. Effective communication (written and verbal) and supervisory skills
  5. Ability to manage, lead and inspire a team of staff effectively to work together as part of a dynamic team in a varied and fast-paced role
  6. Proven excellent time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  7. Working knowledge of computers and Word and Excel programs
  8. Valid First Aid and/or CPR Certificate (Desirable)
  9. Lifeguard and/or other coaching qualification (Desirable)

New York, United States

Job location

Embassy Summer

About the employer

Embassy Summer offers award-winning English language summer camps for young learners and adults aged 8 to 25 years old. We have summer school centres across the United Kingdom, Ireland, North America and Malta, delivering rewarding English language programmes for young learners and providing a truly life-changing experience.

Learning English is only part of the journey. Our language programmes are available from 1 week to 8 weeks during the summer and include exciting activities based around our unique Embassy Life Skills. Our summer camps also introduce international students to local social life and culture through a variety of exciting excursions.

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