Summer Day Camp- Assistant Director

Job Details

  • Date Posted: April 2, 2023
  • Company: Ann Arbor Art Center
Apply Online Now

Ann Arbor Art Center

Status: Full-time, Seasonal (40 hours per week)
Schedule: 8:30am-5:30pm, Monday thru Friday
Duration: June 1 – August 25, 2022
Compensation: $16.00/hr
Eligible for Benefits: No
Reports to: Education Director & Camp Director
Department: Education

Overview: Summer Art Camp Assistant Director

The A2AC has two different types of Art Camp programming, Creativity and Clay Camp.

Creativity Camp serves children ages 5-12 years old. Each day, campers work on 2-D and 3-D art projects using a variety of mediums and techniques. Clay Camp serves children ages 9-12 and students throw on the wheel each morning and learn handbuilding techniques in the afternoon. Learn more about the

A2AC Art Camps program here:

The Assistant Director will assist the Camp Director and work with camp staff to provide a positive,organized, welcoming, safe and enriching experience for all campers.

The Assistant Director must be available to work 8:30am-5:30pm, Monday thru Friday from June 1 – August 25. This includes a 1-hour unpaid break each day and a limited amount of flexibility to shift the schedule to best address the needs of the program.

Summer Art Camp Assistant Director Duties
● Assist the Camp Director with all day-to-day operations of the Art Camp program- including both

Creativity Camp and Clay Camp
● Provides a safe, positive, creative environment for both campers and staff to thrive in
● Supervise Assistant Instructors, Lead Instructors, and Teen Volunteers
● Support and coach all camp staff while ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to
● Purchase materials, and ensure camp expenses stay within budget
● Assist with leading field trips and facilitating guest artists
● Help with camper drop-off and pick-up
● Supervise lunch times and use of the play yard
● Communicate with camp families in regards to medical forms, important camp week information, and camper concerns
● Ensure that studio areas and supplies are tidy and organized
● Perform closing duties and assist with setting up the studios for evening classes
● Create weekly camper paperwork, review med forms, and update instructor binders

● Inventory and update trip bag materials regularly
● Duties may include walking up and down stairs, standing, bending or leaning over, lifting up to 50 pounds, and working on one’s feet most of the day.
● Includes other duties related to day camp operations, as needed

Required Skills & Experience
● Positive, enthusiastic, works well as part of a team
● Prior experience working with youth ages 5-12
● Prior experience supervising youth programs
● Organized and meticulous attention to detail
● Impeccable punctuality and attendance
● Good judgment and decision-making skills
● A background in art is preferred
● Ability to calmly and logically manage any situation that may arise
● Must be 18 years or older to apply
● Proficient knowledge of Google docs and Google sheets
● Expertise in all things fun and creative!

*Applicants will be contacted if they are selected for an interview.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $16.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person