|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs administrative and supervisory work for the daily operations of various recreation and leisure programs. Employees assigned to this classification are responsible for the supervision of subordinates ensuring that the district's recreational programs and activities meet the Department's overall standards and goals. Primary duties include the following activities: monitoring the collection of program revenues from membership dues and related fees, reviewing the districts financial reports for completeness and accuracy, performing investigations and taking corrective action when required; conducting surveys to assess the district's recreation needs/opportunities and formulating plans for program changes/expansions, compiling data/information, making recommendations and preparing reports to substantiate recommendations and assisting with the budget development and administration within an established area/district. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through meetings, reports submitted, and evaluations of results obtained. Employee may be required to work flexible schedules.|
|Participates in and conducts training for executive, bureau and district staff and volunteers.
Coordinates the hiring, training and professional development of adequate and qualified staff.
Supervises operation and maintenance of community centers and performs frequent inspections to monitor program activities, and maintenance requirements.
Collaborates with the Manager for Program Development to conduct and compile surveys to assess district recreation needs and formulates plans for program changes/expansions. Compiles information and prepares reports recommending new/additional activities.
Acts as liaison between executive staff and facility managers.
Assists the Manager for Community Recreation Growth and Business Opportunities in the development of public service announcements for newspapers, radio and television stations; designs slide presentations, brochures an flyer; makes presentations to civic groups, church groups and businesses to solicit donations or co-sponsorships.
Organizes, coordinates and promotes major special events such as Easter Egg Hunts, Christmas programs, Special Olympics and Summer Camps.
Monitors collections of revenue from membership dues an related program fees; reviews district financial reports for completeness and accuracy, conducts investigations and takes corrective action when required.
Works with facility staff to develop long range operational and facility goals.
Directs the development of the district's annual program budget by projecting operational requirements, and recommending program goal; monitors financial records and requisitions.
Consults and advises staff regarding the efficiency and effectiveness of programs; evaluates subordinates' performance and recommends personnel actions.
Investigates and responds to citizen inquires and/or complaints.
Prepares program payroll for Fiscal Manager review and approval.
|Thorough knowledge of programming requirements for various athletic/recreational events.
Thorough knowledge of rules governing all sports and their safety procedures.
Knowledge of techniques used to conduct community surveys, develop and promote recreation functions.
Highly self-motivated, requiring little or no supervision.
Excellent human relations skills.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to make public presentations to various groups.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with general public, and representative of local business and social organizations.
Ability to develop and administer annual operating budget soft several thousand dollars.
Ability to plan, promote, coordinate, and supervise varied recreational/athletic events.
Ability to give demonstrations of techniques used in recreational activities.
Ability to interpret and enforce rules governing various games.
Ability to operate passenger bus and van.
Ability to communicate effectively orally (in person and over the phone) and in writing.
Ability to use work processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to work and have an appreciation for a multi-ethnic community.
|Bachelor Degree in Recreation Physical Education or related field with four (4) or more years of experience developing and/or implementing recreation/aquatic programs, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
License and Certification Requirements:
Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license. Commercial Drivers License "B" preferred.
Florida Recreation & Parks Admin. (FRPA) Certification desired.