The Campus Director lives on campus and heads the resident life component of the program, as well as the day to day funtioning of the programs. The Campus Director of each SOCAPA campus is in charge of the overall program; hiring, training, scheduling and overseeing staff. The Campus Director is the face of the program and manages the relations with the host university, the parents, and the teachers. The Campus Director is responsible for the health, safety, and well-being of the students and staff and ensures the smooth running of the summer intensives. The Campus Director reports directly to the Director of Summer Programs and works closely with the Creative Director, the Resident Director, and the directors of each art program.
Candidates for the position should enjoy and have experience with teenagers. They must have strong organizational skills, excellent communication and customer service skills, and strong leadership and staff management skills. Candidates must be able to plan ahead, be flexible, trouble shoot, and respond well in crisis situations. A clean driver's license is required. Strong computer skills, preferably Mac, and knowledge of Excel are necessary. A visual or performing arts background, resident life experience, teaching experience are all preferred. First Aid, CPR, and Lifeguard training a plus.