Assist the Director of Parks and Recreation Department in the leadership and administration of recreational, cultural and social programs, events and facilities of the department; develop and monitor implementation of Recreation Program Master Plan, grant programs and other strategic and development plans. Responsible for operation and grant funds; oversee major projects and initiatives for the department; develops policies and procedures for proper management of programs, facilities, events and services.
Oversee general administration and leadership of program and service delivery and recreation facility management for the department.
Develop policies and procedures, establish annual goals and make recommendations to Director.
Ensure recreation, cultural and social programs are executed in accordance with Program Master Plan and other youth development program plans.
Lead staff in the creation, development or program goals and objectives with department strategic plan; provide input and direction in the development of comprehensive, development master and site-specific plans and direct implementation of department assets and facility management programs.
Oversee annual budget submission and conducts regular review of departmental budget and resources to enhance department development, programs and services.
Develops and monitors grant and operating budgets including national, state, regional, and local granting agencies.
Oversee and direct all administrative and support functions to include Council agenda items, contract issues and renewals, routine review of purchasing, revenue and payroll documentation and procedures.
Oversee personnel management, lead staff through regular communication and coaching, and instruct staff on policy.
Develop customer service guidelines for department and provide training for all staff.
Develop and manage department’s marketing plan. Ensure positive and consistent messages regarding department programs, parks and initiatives are conveyed via various outlets. Maintain communication with city-wide Public Information Office.
Attend and lead public meetings; board and commission meetings, including Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, Commission on Children and Youth, Mayor’s Fitness Council and other related boards/commissions and groups.
Attend City Council meetings and serves as the liaison to other city departments especially Finance, Budget and Legal.
Assist with developing Strategic plan for the department. Lead staff in developing long term goals.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge and skills by involvement with professional organizations and maintaining certifications/licenses.
May be asked to perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum (7) years of related experience
Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) through the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is preferred
Candidate must obtain CPRP certification within 6 months of hire
A valid driver's license is required. Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on Qualifications
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