Find Your Dream Job

Finding a Dream Job can feel a lot like searching for a needle in a haystack. We start by viewing each candidate as an individual, identifying their distinct strengths and guiding them to the right opportunities. We're also big believers in mentoring our candidates and creating long-term relationships. Helping you find your Dream Job is really just the start. We want to help you build a Dream Career!

Stop Dreaming. Start Searching.

Regional/Area Director

Chicago, Illinois 60018 | Direct Hire

Job ID: 56700 Position: Nonprofit Social Services Branch: San Francisco

An amazing child education organization is looking for a Regional/Area Director that is passionate about working with kids and making an impact. The ideal leader believes that innovation is important— so important that it’ s at the cornerstone of how they lead, motivate, and inspire their staff. They are effective project managers, detail-oriented operations specialists, and visionary entrepreneurs. They care about organizational culture, work, development, and community efforts. They embody upstanding values of being visionary, courageous, collaborative, determined, and reflective.

This position is a full-time permanent role.


As a Regional/Area Director you’ ll manage a region of 3-8 camp locations, impacting hundreds of children and staff members in each community. You will contribute to the development of organizational programs and to our team as a whole.
  • Build and maintain relationships with host school partners.
  • Identify ideal sites and navigate communities to create momentum for district and school partnerships.
  • Engage potential partners while performing outreach to schools, making presentations, and negotiating facilities contracts.
  • Drive camper enrollment, revenue, and profit goals for your sites based on history, community demographics, and cost structure.
  • Hire, train, collaborate with and develop a team of 3-8 site directors. 
  • Liaise cross-functionally, ensuring the success of your region. 
  • Work closely with cross-company stakeholders on projects ranging from creating and executing effective grassroots marketing campaigns to assisting with recruiting outreach and analyzing staff hiring performance.

  • Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent experience, advanced degree preferred
  • Experience in multi-site operational management, managing projects, programs, or services
  • Minimum 5 years experience working with K-8th grade range and managing a team

Wollborg Michelson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Norman Biado
Senior Direct Hire Recruiter

Equal parts confident impresario, steely competitor, and completely awkward nerd, Norman is a character unto himself. His laid back and easy-going demeanor belie a passionate and determined individual. A self-proclaimed Han Solo-type, Norman brings his unique and compelling personality to any situation, all for the betterment of his team and the people around him. A straight shooter through and through, his undaunted approach to life has led to success in all of the ventures he has undertaken. He is ecstatic to represent an amazing firm like Wollborg Michelson, and looks forward to continued success with both amazing clients and all-star candidates.

Not ready to apply?

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs: