Job Description – Health Center Administrator
Summer 2021

Background: The URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp is a residential, Jewish summer camp located in Utica, MS that serves campers ages 7-16, who spend between ten days and six weeks on-site during the summer. We strive to create a healthy, nurturing environment for campers and staff to try new activities, build meaningful relationships, and grow their Jewish identities. We are seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as the Health Center Administrator.


  • Strong background and experience in camping and/or public health.
  • Desire and ability to work with members of the medical profession in a camp setting.
  • Ability to stay organized and accomplish logistically focused tasks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to give & take constructive criticism.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work without constant supervision.


  • Manage general health center tasks including, but not limited to:
    1. Medicine distribution during meals and bedtimes
    2. Camper sick call clinic
    3. Checking on health center patients
  • Onboard incoming medical staff to ensure smooth transitions throughout the summer
  • Arrange for prescriptions to be picked up by camp driver
  • Communicate with camp nurses and doctors about individual’s medical cases
  • Maintain a permanent log of evaluations in camp database after treatments
  • Organize and file incident reports for major injuries and/or illnesses
  • Exercise good judgment and safety consciousness at all times. Act as role-model for safety with staff and campers.
  • Directly responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the health center and medical supplies.
  • Make doctor or specialist appointments for campers or staff
  • Assist with the overall health needs of the camp community
  • Attend in-camp training sessions and staff meetings as required.

Designated Supervisor: Assistant Director