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Associate Vice President of Operations

*Sky Ranch Headquarters are located in Dallas, TX, however this position may be located in any region that is near to a Sky Ranch camp or office. Frequent travel will be necessary, especially in the first 6-12 months.

This position is critical to the ministry of Sky Ranch and contributes directly to our mission of leading youth and families to know and follow Christ. The Associate Vice President of Operations is responsible for the overall operations function and capital improvements at all assigned Sky Ranch sites. This includes camps, facilities, activities, safety, security and compliance, and well-being (health, food services). This position is also responsible for operational excellence, quality, safety, and alignment with Sky Ranch’s mission, vision and values. The position will streamline and centralize operational functions across all Sky Ranch locations, enabling the organization to maximize efficiencies.

Provide guidance, direction and supervision for all direct reports (Camp Directors and/or other operations discipline leaders); provide professional growth and development; develop and communicate goals and objectives; monitor, evaluate, and provide constructive feedback and correction; conduct annual performance and ongoing evaluation.
Encourage and facilitate collaboration among Sky Ranch locations and across all disciplines.
Ensure consistency across the organization, at all sites.
Lead site teams to execute the Sky Ranch experience in a way that creates brand loyalty.
Plan and execute best practices across Sky Ranch locations to ensure safety, camper and customer satisfaction, and efficiency.
Investigate and introduce process improvements wherever possible.
Ensure positive outcomes of operating and capital budgets for all assigned sites.
Participate in development and execution of Sky Ranch’s vision and strategic objectives as a member of the Global Leadership Team.

Maintain compliance with Sky Ranch’s employee policies and procedures.
Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws and regulatory requirements.
Perform other duties as necessary.

Budgets for all operational departments and capital expenditures at assigned camp locations.


Bachelor’s degree, with a concentration in business or related area.
Ten years of related work experience, preferably in a camp environment. Similar experience in a hospitality or ministry environment may be acceptable.
Multi-site management and operational experience.

In-depth understanding in the field of facility operations, logistics, customer service and hospitality, food service, etc.
Proficient working knowledge and ability to use various office software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
Basic internet and social media skills.

Ability to effectively manage staff in areas such as: selection, development, coaching, motivation, scheduling, and performance evaluation.
Excellent leadership skills necessary to appropriately influence people to achieve a desired outcome.
Ability to hire, train and motivate team members.
Ability to relate positively, influentially, and sensitively to a broad spectrum of persons in a variety of multi-tiered relationships and settings to include but not limited to guests (youth and families), co-workers, peers and board members.
Proven successful leadership experience; ability to build unity amongst a team and motivate them to work together toward a common mission.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and relationship building skills. Ability to plan, manage, and report budgets proficiently. Exceptional financial management skills.
Ability to provide strategic and logistical planning and facilitate meetings as required.
Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions.
Ability to prepare moderately complex reports.
Ability to exercise independent thinking and initiative.
Ability to deal with complex situations or issues and make effective, timely and appropriate decisions.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to multi-task and manage a variety of tasks.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to communicate the vision of Sky Ranch to both internal and external customers.

Vendors, contractors, and guests.

Ability to use up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects.
Ability to grasp, push, pull, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordination.

Works indoors in normal office environment majority of the time; also works outdoors at various camp locations, in various climates
Ability to travel to various geographic locations, including travel by airplane and car; many overnight stays, including stays that occur on the weekends.
Ability to travel to camp locations to serve on an interim basis, even for extended periods of time, in the absence of a Camp Director.

Commitment to Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally. Must be able to fully support Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement. An active membership in a church whose spiritual beliefs are aligned with Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement.

Commitment to Sky Ranch’s Vision, Mission, Values (Who We A.R.E.) and Principles (WOW, Stewardship, and Excellence) demonstrated in daily behavior.

Must demonstrate annually a clear background check and review of child safety practices as required for camp accreditation by the American Camping Association.

Possess personal spiritual discipline that models a proactive approach toward personal, spiritual, and relational health.

Sky Ranch is a year-round recreational camp ministry, with locations in Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma. Our mission is to lead youth and families to know and follow Christ. For over 65 years, we’ve created experiences in engaging camp environments, helping parents and leaders inspire, challenge, and encourage. Come join us!

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Executive Director



Updated: 1/3/2024 10:13:36 AM

Job Contact:
Callie Moore
(469) 896-3618

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Why work at Sky Ranch:

Sky Ranch is one of North America's premiere Christian Camping organizations, with locations in Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma, offering programs year-round. Sky Ranch exists to provide people with a positive, recreational, fun, and memorable experience, while being exposed to the truths of the Word of God.

7616 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy #500
    Dallas, TX 75251

(469) 896-3618

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