Assistant Program Manager – Mountain Lake Academy


Lake Placid, NY

Mountain Lake Academy is a year-round therapeutic boarding school located in the High Peaks
of the Adirondack Mountains. Mountain Lake Academy provides experiential programming for boys
in grades 7-12, including hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, skiing, snowshoeing, multi-day
wilderness expeditions, and vocational programming.

Position Description:
We are seeking a full-time Assistant Program Manager to join our
dynamic team. The Assistant Program Manager will bring leadership, experience, skill, and passion
for making a difference in our students’ lives. The Assistant Program Manager will help develop
and oversee the Residential Program to ensure a cohesive, effective, therapeutic experience. The
Assistant Program Manager will assist in the supervision of over 20 staff members to ensure that
the highest quality of program services are provided to a group of 24 students.
• Relationship and Skill-Building
• Outdoor Activities (i.e., hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, snowshoeing, etc.)
• Recreational Activities and Work-Based Experiences
• Fostering a safe environment to create lasting change
• Ability to maintain structure and boundaries

• Master’s degree in Human Services or related field, or a Bachelor’s degree plus equivalent
• 8 years of experience working with at-risk children in an experiential and therapeutic setting
• Knowledge and skill in working with students with emotional and/or learning disabilities
• Excellent behavior management and crisis management skills
• Ability to interact with students and staff in a positive, productive manner
• Successful completion of a background check per New York State regulations
• Valid New York State driver’s license

What we offer:
Salary: From $60,000.00 per year
• Full-time, 4-day workweek
• Meals while working
• Opportunities for advancement
• 401(k) matching
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance

Mountain Lake Academy is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We
do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,
age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If interested please provide resume and letter of interest to:

Job Type: Full-time