Camp Okoboji, Iowa
Seeking an Executive Director for Camp Okoboji who shall:
+ Exemplify and communicate the Vision, Mission, and Values of Camp Okoboji.
+ Be a member in good standing of a congregation of The Lutheran Church – Missouri
Synod and adhere to the Confessions of the church.
+ Be accountable to the Board of Directors of Camp Okoboji, reporting quarterly to the Board
and communicating regularly with the Executive Committee of the Board.
+ Recruit, train, and supervise a Leadership Team (Camp Director, Ministry Director, and
Advancement Director) to live out the values and accomplish the mission of the Camp.
+ Cultivate relationships with professional church workers and congregations of Iowa District
West and beyond.
+ Build and maintain partnerships with Iowa District West, other nearby Districts, and ministry
entities which complement the ministry of Camp Okoboji.
+ Connect with the greater Lakes community in communicating the unique mission and the
blessings of the Camp to the region.
+ Affirm the generous gifts of time, talent, and treasure of those who support Camp Okoboji
communicate the many opportunities to support the Camp mission and vision
Other Personal and Professional Considerations:
+ The Executive Director is visionary, self-starter, and relational.
+ Ministry experience in a camp, agency, or congregation is preferred but not mandated.
+ Ministry training (ordained, commissioned, lay) is preferred but not mandated.
The Camp Okoboji Board of Directors shall:
+ Pray for the Executive Director, his/her family, and the ministry of the Camp
+ Provide salary and benefits commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the
experience of the individual
+ Provide an annual review of the Executive Director through the Executive Committee or
+ Offer direction and support in responding to the vision and accomplishing the mission of
Interested parties are invited to submit an application form.
Posted October 2017