|CHILDREN AND EDUCATION PRG MGR|
|Performs highly responsible administrative and managerial work directing the Families, Parks and Recreation Department's Children and Education functions. Manages the City's Parramore Kidz Zone (PKZ) project, including coordinating, leading, and overseeing the operation of PKZ grantee and partner organizations that offer a wide range of services on a daily basis to City children, including after school programs, tutoring, mentoring, youth employment, emergency economic assistance, pre-Kindergarten, athletics and cultural arts programs. Manages the FPR Department's media, marketing, events and community relations functions. Manages complex special projects for the Department. Performs supervision and coaching of staff. Work is performed under the administrative direction of the Director of Families, Parks and Recreation, and is reviewed for results through weekly meetings.|
|Serves as Manager of the City's Parramore Kidz Zone (PKZ) project, including coordinating, leading, and overseeing the operation of PKZ grantee and partner organizations, and manages similar initiatives spearheaded by FPR in other City neighborhoods.
Carries out on-going donor development activities to raise funds for Parramore Kidz Zone and other FPR programs.
Manages the FPR Department's media, marketing, events and community relations functions.
Manages complex special projects for the Department.
Performs supervision and coaching of Parramore Kidz Zone staff and contractors, as well as other staff who work in the Families,
Parks and Recreation Director's Office.
Directs and coordinates the Families, Parks and Recreation Department's Children and Education function.
Reviews and makes recommendations on Department-wide management issues.
Makes presentations before the Orlando City Council as needed.
Serves as City liaison on various Mayoral task forces and planning committees related to Mayoral special events.
Interfaces with leaders from business, faith-based, governmental, school, non-profit, civic, philanthropic and neighborhood organizations in order to foster positive community, school and business relations for the City, develop and nurture partnerships, and leverage resources of other organizations.
Represents the City of Orlando at various boards, community coalitions and professional organizations and events.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of City of Orlando's mission, goals, policies, procedures and programs.
Knowledge of inter-governmental coordination, business, faith, non-profit, neighborhood and civic organizations, leaders and programs.
Knowledge of issues related to youth programming, prevention programs, grants management, event management and community organizing.
Knowledge of effective management practices and skill in leadership and supervision of staff.
Skilled in the use of a personal computer and the manipulation of Microsoft software such as Word and Excel.
Ability to analyze and interpret statistics, studies and surveys and make sound decisions regarding development and utilization of facilities, personnel, and equipment.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, citizen and professional groups, news media, employees, and the general public.
Ability to effectively present programs and ideas orally and in writing to public groups and civic organizations.
Ability to serve as a mediator/negotiator and conflict resolution agent among parties with disparate objectives that are working together on common projects.
Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
|Bachelors Degree in Business, Public Administration, Education, Youth Development, Public Policy or related field and five (5) years of experience in a responsible administrative/management capacity, implementing programs for youth, community organizing, events and/or public affairs management; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.|