Athletics/Sports/Fitness, Recreation, Recreation Programming, Special Events/Tourism
4 Year Degree
The incumbent is responsible to plan, implement, promote, supervise and coordinate youth and adult athletic leagues, events, camps, clinics and tournaments. The position is responsible for general registration of assigned recreation programs. Provide direct and/or indirect supervision of assigned recreation programs during evenings and Saturdays.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide good customer service to both internal and external customers; maintain positive and effective working relationships with other City employees (especially members of his or her own team), and have regular and reliable attendance that is non-disruptive.
Provide program/event management, general facility supervision of locations where sports, camps, clinics, tournaments and/or special events occur.
Responsible for initiating and implementing marketing for assigned programs including the design of registration materials, publicity, and coordinating annoucements and features for public dissemination.
Solicit program sponsorship through contact with key community leaders.
Develop and implement policies and procedures for assigned program areas.or events.
Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling of Part-time employees and volunteers; and coordination of contract workers for events and asssigned program area.
Assist, as needed, in the adminstration of the parks and recreation office and provide front desk assistance to customers with registration and park information.
Responsible for ordering and maintaining all equipment.
Prepare and maintain monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for sports programs.
Proficient with online facility and sports scheduling.
Work with Maintenance Specialist – Turf/Horticulturist to ensure adequately maintained and safe playing facilities.
Supervises recreation programs during the evenings and on Saturdays.
Assist with other recreational programs/events, as needed.
Establish short and long term goals and objectives for all programs managed.
Represent the City in a positive manner, particularly while on site at event and work to resolve citizen issues and concerns at those events.
May be required to work overtime and weekends for special program events.
Budget Responsibility: $ 91,600
Facilities and Equipment Responsibility: $ 22,700
To apply, you must submit a cover letter, a resume and a City of Springdale application. Click here to apply.
Assists with general supervision of sports programs and associated staff and contract workers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the City’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include addressing complaints and resolving problems.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four year college or university in a related field and a minimum of 2 years of related experience and/or training. Plus 12-18 months of management experience, or the equivalent of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification within the time frame set out by management.
Daily contact with Parks and Recreation employees.
Daily contact with parents, coaches, and staff. Semi-annual contact with sponsors of sports leagues or teams. Regular contact with vendors and suppliers.
USE OF EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS
Must be proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office including Microsoft Outlook.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to utilize both internal and external resources to obtain information and data necessary to carry out routine assignments and special projects. Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management and staff. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively both orally and written often under adverse conditions; possess good judgment; good powers of observation and memory.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Springdale is a city of more than 78,000, centrally located in a region of more than 500,000 collectively known as Northwest Arkansas. The fourth-largest city in Arkansas, Springdale is a major economic engine for the region and state. Home to the world headquarters of Tyson Foods, Inc., a Fortune 100 company, Springdale’s economy has created more jobs than any other city in Arkansas since 2010. C...orporate giants Walmart and J.B. Hunt Transport are headquartered minutes away as is the state’s premier research institution, the University of Arkansas.
Springdale’s metropolitan area is extremely affordable, with a cost of living that’s 12 percent below the national average. One publication ranks the region No. 1 on its annual 20 Best Affordable Places to Live in the U.S. Forbes ranks the region No. 2 on its Best Midsize Cities for Jobs list and the prestigious Milken Institute says it’s the 30th best performing metro of 200 cities ranked in the nation.
You’ll find big city shopping and dining and you’re also just minutes from nature including Beaver Lake, the award-winning 36-mile Razorback Greenway Trail system, the Buffalo National River, and some of the nation’s best mountain biking. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, touring Broadway shows, professional and collegiate sports, four distinct seasons and more make it an idyllic hometown setting. It’s no wonder it’s been ranked the No. 3 Best Place to Live by U.S. News & World Report.
City of Springdale Department of Parks and Recreation manages 600 acres of active and passive parks, which one Recreation Center, one Aquatics Center, 34 athletic fields, 2 miles of mountain bike trail, 10 miles of the Razorback Greenway Trail. A new 120-acre park is under development. This fast-growing parks and recreation department is positioning itself to be the center of recreational activities in Northwest Arkansas. The department sets itself apart by providing direct programming of leagues and tournaments for youth baseball, youth and adult softball, youth and adult soccer, youth and adult basketball, youth and adult volleyball, and youth tackle football.