Sports Director

Camp Livingston - Full Time

Job #24217

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Camp Livingston is a residential summer camp in Bennington, IN that serves 300 campers, ages 7-18, and employs over 60 staff, 18 and older. Camp Livingston has provided life changing summers and the opportunity for growth for children and young adults since 1920.

We are seeking a highly motivated and team focused individual to join our team as the Sports Director. Ideally, this person would have previous experience in teaching a variety of sports and a passion for and knowledge of the various sports.

Dates of employment are May 31-August 6, with 6 days off throughout the summer. The Sports Director will report directly to the Director of Operations and is a member of the summer leadership team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the summer sports programming at camp.
  2. Plan and execute the day-to-day activities for each group, adjusting offerings to fit the age and skill of participants.
  3. Create program plans for cabin rotations and elective programming (including supplies needed) and submit plans to Programming team at least 5 days in advance of any activity.
  4. Perform daily checks on sports equipment and facilities, assuring the highest level of safety.
  5. Clean and organize all area supplies and equipment daily.
  6. Inventory all supplies at the start and end of each session; complete supply requests for anything needed in a timely manner.
  7. Create the schedule for sports specialist counselors, including coordinating hours/days off and assuring the athletic field is staffed appropriately for each activity period.
  8. Communicate schedule changes due to weather or unforeseen circumstances to Programming team and specialists as soon as possible.
  9. Manage all sports related special programs and tournaments.
  10. Participate in all regular Senior Staff duties.
  11. Participate in assigned unit programming.
  12. Any other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor or Executive Director.
  13. Must adhere to all other code of conduct as outlined in the staff handbook.



  1. At least 21 years of age.
  2. Previous experience teaching team and individual sports preferred but not required.
  3. Highly organized, punctual and flexible.
  4. High degree of self-motivation and capable of working independently, while at the same time possess the skills needed to be a team player and contribute to collaborative projects.
  5. Past attendance or employment at summer camp preferred but not required.
  6. Management experience preferred but not required.
  7. Ability to lift supplies and equipment and remain outdoors for the majority of the day.


  1. Salary dependent upon level of education and experience.
  2. Room and board included in summer position.