2019 SHINE Mural Festival - Artist: SHOK-1

Deadline: Rolling

About American Stage Summer Camp:

American Stage offers Summer Theatre Programs for youth age 5 to 17 years old. Camp runs for 8 weeks, from June through August. Themed sessions run weekly, Monday through Friday, culminating in a “Final Sharing” on Friday evenings for family and friends to enjoy.


Position Summary:

American Stage Theatre Company seeks a Camp Manager for its 2024 Summer Camp. The Camp Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of summer camp. The ideal candidate will be an energetic and positive person who possess strong communication skills, takes pride in being detailed oriented in a fast paced environment with many moving parts, is not a stranger to creating and navigating excel spreadsheets, is able to think quick on their feet and is a problem solver, and has the ability to forge meaningful and trusting relationship with kids as well as adults.

The Camp Manager will supervise a staff of teaching artists, their assistants and teen camp counselors with the Director of Education. This special person will have a love for theater arts and working with children of all ages in a theater arts enrichment environment. Possesses a high level of integrity and confidentiality with sensitive camper information. The Camp Manager is the lead on all sharings at the end of each week.

Experience teaching drama and/or musical theater classes to kids is a +++! This person will ideally be available to begin May 20th until August 2nd and attend a post mortem meeting to be scheduled sometime in August after camp ends.

All applicants must reside in the Tampa Bay area.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Staff Management
  • Participate and coordinate in staff training sessions prior to the start of camp
  • Make sure that all
  • Ensure all staff are fulfilling their duties
  • Maintain a professional environment
  • Understand the curriculum of each class and provide feedback to teaching artists should lesson plans need further development. Should an unexpected/emergency absence of a teaching artist occur, the Camp Manager should be able to step in as a temporary substitute.
  • Mentor the teaching artists to help them become excellent leaders
  • Navigate conflicts between campers through a trauma informed lens

Parent Communication

  • Be a friendly, constant presence in the front office
  • Maintain a professional demeanor in all conversations
  • Create a newsletter each session to keep parents informed of the camp events
  • Be comfortable using the phone to call home or follow up with student issues


  • Maintain a daily log of any staff issues and noteworthy camp events
  • Keep a clear record of incident reports
  • Track various forms, keep them organized
  • Create daily schedules, attendant sheets, room assignments


  • Attend CPR and First Aid certification if not already certified
  • Administer basic first aid
  • Maintain a stocked first aid and medicine kit in the office
  • Uphold health, safety and security procedures


Pay: 650/week

The information presented indicates a general nature and level or work expected of this position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

American Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer. American Stage does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

How to Apply:

This position is open until a diverse candidate pool has been achieved. To apply, please send a current resume and cover letter stating how your qualifications, experience, and goals are a match for this position.

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Please no phone calls, drop ins or physical mailings.

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