Leadership, Maintenance Facilities, Operations, Parks
This is responsible managerial and administrative work in planning, organizing, directing and controlling the overall operations, programs, service delivery, and staff of the Warner Park Community Recreation Center (WPCRC). The work involves developing and implementing Center policies and procedures; serving as a link to the community, the Warner Park Community Recreation Center Advisory Board, the Parks Division, the City of Madison Equity Team, and related tenant organizations. Work also involves overseeing and performing budgeting, marketing, data collection, and reporting functions for the Center. Work also includes community and neighborhood engagement and relationship building. Work is performed under the general direction of the Parks Community Services Manager, with review through conferences, reports, and periodic evaluation of results for compliance with established goals and objectives.
Please include a cover letter (2 page max) and résumé with your application. In your letter, please highlight your experience with program development, coalition building with a diversity of people and organizations, facility management and budget oversight.
**Failure to submit appropriate documents (cover letter and résumé) with application will result in immediate elimination from the recruitment process.**
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan, organize, and administer community and recreational programs, partner relationships, special events and facility rentals to best meet community needs and interests.
Develop and implement the goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for the Center.
Develop a long-range management plan for the center which includes the integration of external agencies.
Develop evaluation processes to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of the operations and programs.
Represent the Parks Division in relationships with partner organizations, such as Northeast Side Senior Coalition, Madison Metropolitan School-Community Recreation Program, Warner Park Circle of Friends, and Neighborhood Centers, etc.
Attend various board, committee, and community group meetings and make presentations as requested. Participate in the City of Madison Equity Team.
Develop and implement marketing and outreach plans.
Interact with a variety of special interest groups, private consumers, and other public/governmental agencies and staff.
Work to optimize the utilization of the Center consistent with organizational objectives.
Conduct community and neighborhood engagement activities on behalf of the Center and the Parks Division; including developing an understanding of program availability and need for the community.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with external organizations and neighborhood residents.
Manage and direct the work of employees and volunteers engaged in the operation, maintenance, recreational programming, and administrative/clerical support activities associated with the Warner Park Community Recreation Center (WPCRC).
Hire, train, and evaluate staff. Maintain effective employee relations.
Determine the maintenance requirements for the Center and coordinate the establishment of necessary preventive maintenance programs.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with volunteer and interested community groups.
Coordinate and oversee the legislative process for the Warner Park Community Recreation Center Advisory Subcommittee.
Plan, organize and manage the fiscal operations of the Center, including monitoring capital and operational disbursements, preparing necessary reports, requisitioning materials and supplies, and preparing the Center budget.
Oversee the activities related to the collection and reporting of Center rental fees, lease development and administration, and other fees including the maintenance of a system to retrieve, track, and analyze user data.
Work to develop revenues/resources through special events, sponsorships and grants.
Prepare, implement, and evaluate the Center's Operating and Capital Budgets.
Oversee the maintenance of appropriate operational and administrative records and recordkeeping systems such as a computerized scheduling and registration system.
Develop a data collection process and related documentation and reporting procedures which fulfill specified reporting requirements.
Perform related work as required.
Three years of responsible supervisory, administrative, and programmatic experience in the development, operation and maintenance of a multi-generational recreational center, or a closely related type of facility.
Such experience would normally be gained after graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in Recreation, Leisure Services, Public Administration, Parks Management, or a related area.
If an applicant does not possess the specific requirements outlined above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:
Four (4) years experience in applying the following:
Business administration theories, principles, practices, and techniques applicable to the management and operation of a public recreational center.
Two (2) years experience in applying the following:
Direct facility management experience, including responsibility for building maintenance.
Administrative budgeting and recordkeeping procedures and practices.
Staff supervision and scheduling practices and techniques.
Marketing and public relations practices and techniques.
Use of computers and computer software applicable to the duties of the position.
The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its citizens and visitors. Therefore successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to effectively work with multicultural communities.
For the complete list of the knowledge, skills, and abilities, please reference the Warner Park Facility Manager classification specification.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Possession of a current and valid certification in:
1) American Red Cross CPR/AED equivalent, and 2) State and Municipal Food Service certification/license, or ability to attain the certifications within six (6) months of employment.
Failure to obtain the necessary certifications may result in failure to pass probation and forfeiture of the position.
*Stated salary is subject to a 2% raise, effective 7/2/2017.
The City of Madison, through the efforts of dedicated employees and elected officials, will deliver the highest quality services and provide a fair and orderly system of governance for our citizens and visitors.