Mount Hermon

Adventure Operations Assistant

US-CA-Mount Hermon
3 months ago
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# of Openings
Conference Center
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Casual Part-Time


Casual Part-Time 0-40 hours weekly

Position Objective:


The Adventure Operations Assistant is responsible for assisting the Adventure Operations Coordinator with administrative and programmatic needs in order to ensure quality and impactful programs and experiential activities as offered by the Mount Hermon Adventures department in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Maintain organization and efficiency by assisting the Adventure Operations Director with administrative roles such as: tracking and organizing Adventure/Recreation staff certifications & trainings; managing Google calendars; and disseminating pertinent administrative information to staff as directed by Adventure Operations Director.
  • Work closely with the management team on scheduling, forecasting, and optimizing staffing.
  • Maintain clear and timely communication with staff in all departments: Program, Registration, Outdoor Science, Guest Services, Human Resources, Creative Services and Accounting/Payroll.
  • Represent MH Adventures in interdepartmental meetings as needed.
  • Lead by example in exercising and promoting an attitude of hospitality in all interactions with MHA guests and staff members.
  • Assist Adventure/Recreation Director in all other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:


This position does not supervise employees or volunteers.


General Qualifications


A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith.  Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs.  Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization.  Of strong moral character and integrity.




  • College degree preferred but not required.
  • Current CPR, AED, First Aid certifications (can be attained on the job) are preferred but not required


Work Experience:


  • Some administrative experience is required.
  • Experience with payroll, scheduling and calendar management is preferred.
  • Experience and desire to work within and contribute to a positive team setting with diverse people.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Demonstrated superior communication and interactions with staff and guests; possessing the ability to respond to both with courtesy.
  • Flexible; ability to change plans with tact and grace.
  • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to exercise discretion, good judgment and decision-making abilities when necessary.
  • Absolute attention to detail and safety.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel as well as capable of learning new software.
  • Ability to receive instruction as well as to work independently and practice workplace initiative.
  • Ability to be punctual and responsible.
  • Demonstrated positive attitude that translates to guest satisfaction with all programs.
  • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.

Key Job Accountabilities

Physical Demands:


  • The physical environment requires the employee to talk and hear both in person from close and long distances and by phone or radio.
  • Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision.


Additional Requirements/Skills:


  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, potentially including some evenings, and weekends.
  • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


*This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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