Assistant Director- Camp Bob Cooper

Job Details

  • Date Posted: January 18, 2022
  • Location: , Pickens, South Carolina
  • Company: Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $35, 000 / year
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: No experience required

Company Contact

Please send resumes to Candice Heatherly at [email protected]

  • , Pickens, South Carolina
  • $35, 000 / year

Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute

Oversees and coordinates the programs for summer camp, Field Studies, quarterly rentals, portable programs, and adventure-based programs at Camp Bob Cooper through Clemson University ‘s Youth Learning Institute. Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff for each of these programs and manages the daily operations.

Job duties:

Supervision: Oversee staff and participants in the summer camp programs by recruiting and hiring support staff, training staff in teaching, curriculum design, program evaluation and implementing best practices into programs. Schedule, supervise and coordinate all components of staff work and activities. Evaluate staff based on performance data. Manage summer camp programs.

Administration and Management: Manag the daily operations of summer camp, Field Studies, quarterly rentals, Crew, portable programs and adventure-based programs. Responsible for all marketing and development of field study programs to reach seasonal goals. Compile participant evaluations and complete necessary reports for all assigned programs. Develop schedules for programming as well as routine maintenance and operations of the assigned facilities. Responsible for inventory and organization of program equipment.

Leadership: Serve as part of the management team consisting of the Program Director, Facility Director and site assistant directors.

Training: Perform and provide training for program participant safety regulations in accordance with ACA guidelines. Other duties assigned.


-Bachelor ‘s Degree

-Experience in youth development, outdoor education, and/or camping.

-Supervisor experience preferred.

-Must have patience, understanding, flexibility, and a lot of energy.

-Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands-on” teaching methods.

-Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team pursuing an objective.

-Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors.

-Must be willing to work long hours.


$30,000-$38,000/year depending on experience. Housing is included. Insurance and retirement options.


Please send resumes to Candice Heatherly at [email protected]

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

Please send resumes to Candice Heatherly at [email protected]