No other position in Recreation Services gives an individual the direct responsibility to positively impact their community by how they manage and operate a community center and the services that come from within it. This is a great opportunity for an individual who wants to have such an impact on their community.
The Recreation Program Supervisor is the key leadership position in providing a clean, safe, fun environment that enhances the heath, well-being and quality of life for persons of all ages in the community.
This position supervises the daily operations of a Recreation community center; responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of the services, programs and activities in specific program area and oversees the work of assigned staff; provides responsible budget monitoring; involved in community outreach and partnerships; and assists management with long-term Recreation goal development.
Department/Division: Library, Recreation and Cultural Services / Recreation
The City of Eugene Recreation Division consists of six full time community centers and three aquatics facilities. The extensive diversity of programming includes Youth and Family services, Aquatics, Athletics, Adaptive Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, and Senior services.
Salary: $29.27 - $37.87 / Hourly
Work Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week. Schedule may include weekends and evenings as dictated by the recreation schedule. Assigned schedule will be discussed at interview.
Work Location: Recreation Community Center
Accepting On-Line Applications Only
Application Deadline: 5 pm Friday, August 25th, 2017
Must pass criminal history check
Examples of Duties Performed - Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Receives general direction from a Youth and Family Recreation Section Manager.
Exercises direct supervision over Recreation Programmer, Recreation Program Assistants, Recreation Activity Employee, temporary employees, volunteers, interns, summer youth, and contract staff.
Develops, organizes, implements, supervises and evaluates a variety of program activities and services in the assigned area; implements program guidelines and procedures; supervises scheduled activities and programs.
Plans, prioritizes, coordinates, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of regular and temporary employees, volunteers, interns, and work study students.
Responsible for the daily operation of the facility; assigns staff schedules and signs staff timesheets; and reviews and approves schedule changes and time off requests.
Monitors and evaluates the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of assigned city recreation programs, service delivery methods and procedures; work with staff on continuous improvement of assigned program; researches new developments in the assigned program area; and participates in community group meetings and make public presentations as requested.
Provides maintenance coordination assistance for facility; including work order submissions; facility project coordination; and acts as primary contact for all site security and closure issues.
Reviews rental agreements and community partner applications; and assigns staff to assist with contract administration.
Assists the Recreation Section Manager in the preparation and administration of program budgets at the assigned facility; monitors and oversees attendance and registration data; and prepares quarterly budget projections for assigned facility/service site.
Works with the Recreation / Cultural Services Marketing Team to promote programs and services to the public.
Ensures the safety of patrons and the public; assigns staff to perform equipment and vehicle maintenance and safety inspections; and creates and submits quarterly safety report for management.
Monitors and maintains accurate records and generates reports involving expenditures; including approval of petty cash disbursal; purchases of equipment and supplies; D orders and procurement card expenditures; and provide additional information and reports as requested.
Works cooperatively with members of the department, City, public/private agencies, schools, and community groups to provide a balanced program in assigned area.
Serves as a liaison to the community; responds and resolves questions and concerns from the general public and patrons regarding the programs offered.
Attends and serves on City committees and task teams; participates in department division and team meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of:
Principles, practices, procedures and methods of recreation programs in the assigned area.
National and regional programming trends, current literature, and community resources for program planning and development of services.
Public administration concepts and theories.
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, polices and regulations. Basic budgeting and finance principles. Principles and methods of supervision and training. Recreational, social and cultural needs of community served. Understanding of Cultural Competence in the City of Eugene and local community.
Operation of program registration data base and other, practices, procedures, and automation tools.
Planning, coordinating, organizing and implementing programs and services suited to the needs of patrons in assigned area, primarily youth and families.
Developing and evaluating activities based upon the needs of patrons.
Demonstrating the ability to work independently; prioritizing and resolving issues; and completing tasks and duties while working in a fast-paced environment.
Supervising, training and evaluating staff; effectively delegating working; and developing and maintaining a culturally confident workforce and a harassment-free environment.
Exercising diplomacy, discretion and tact in dealing with sensitive, complex and highly confidential issues and situations.
Coordinating and executing multiple tasks and/or projects to meet deadlines and addresses potential delays and problems in a professional and timely manner.
Relationship-building, consulting, emotional intelligence and collaborative team building.
Researching and analyzing a variety of information and data; making recommendations based on data trends and research findings; writing reports and creating spreadsheets; and presenting information to a variety of stakeholder groups, commissions, and committees.
Providing courteous and professional customer service to co-workers, outside agencies and the general public.
Effectively working with the general public, patrons, the local media, supervisors, co-workers, and employees from diverse backgrounds.
Effectively communicating both orally and in writing to convey information and to receive work assignments.
Adapting to the City's culture, priorities, and ability to adjust to the differing organizational structures, leadership and work styles.
Proficiently using computers and related software applications, online tracking systems, internet research tools, reporting applications and various databases.
Interpreting context and adapting behavior to cultural context.
Working directly with youth and families, involving them in planning and development of programs.
Evaluating and monitoring program risks and liability.
Planning, implementing and evaluating varied youth development programs. Successfully organizes and implements innovative programs on a regular basis to keep the program engaging and relevant to the members.
Supervise, evaluate, coach and provide training for staff. Eagerly and actively supervises the safety and patron enjoyment of all programs and activities. Proactively coordinates schedules and staffing with employees.
Monitoring budget within allocation for programs and activities in assigned area. Effectively promoting the value of programs and services.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of experience in the implementation of recreational, social and cultural programs and services directly related to youth and family recreation; including one year of lead worker experience preferred. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in recreation, human services, community events or a closely related field.
License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate, valid Oregon driver's license for some positions. Valid First Aid, Youth/ Child/ Adult CPR, Food Handler's Permit
Additional Salary Information: Upon eligibility, the City will contribute an employee contribution of 6%, as well as the
employer contribution, to a retirement program administered by the Oregon Public Employees'
Retirement System (PERS). In addition, the City will pay a 3% contribution to a deferred
compensation program if the employee contributes at least 1%.
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