Responsible for creating and administering special events, after school and summer recreational programs and youth programs. This position requires both evening and weekend work at times.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Supervise youth recreation programs.
Administer, develop, promote, supervise and evaluate youth recreation program offerings.
Responsible for training and supervision of youth recreation staff and instructors.
Keep adequate records pertaining to attendance, budget, registration fees, etc.
Coordinate and staff any Derby Recreation Commission and/or community special events.
Perform all related work as required by supervisors.
Prepare annual budget, capitol improvement and equipment needs for assigned programs.
Supervise and coordinate afterschool programs staff, activities and participants.
Promote assigned programs to the community through oral presentations and written communication.
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or related field preferred. Strong organization and people skills required, along with creativity. Must be 18 and posses a valid driver’s license. Must maintain certifications in CPR/PR/First Aid/AED. Must obtain a CDL within the first year. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
2 years experience in the field of recreation. Experience with special populations or high risk youths is beneficial.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Need to have the ability to see, hear and move about. Must posses an audible voice for communication and ability to lift light equipment.
Additional Salary Information: DRC offers a full range of benefits including health/dental, vacation, sick leave, retirement and more.
Derby is a growing community of about 22,000 located 10 minutes south of Wichita, Kansas. The Derby Recreation Commission serves about 34,000 citizens of Unified School District 260. The Commission employs 28 full time staff and several hundred part time and seasonal employees and has an annual operating budget of approximately $8,000,000.The DRC offers a wide range of benefits including: •Excelle...nt health/dental and retirement benefits•participation in state pension plan•paid sick/holidays•free membership and classes•performance bonuses•Commitment towards professional development and networking for employees