POSITION TITLE: RECREATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR – INTERNAL PROGRAMS
DIVISION: MONON COMMUNITY CENTER
REPORTS TO: RECREATION SERVICES MANAGER – PROGRAMMING & MEMBER SERVICES
FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT - $35,000 - $50,000
PLEASE APPLY: www.carmelclayparks.com/employment
Purpose of Position:
The purpose of this full-time position is to develop, implement and assess exemplary recreation and nature programs serving the leisure needs of participants of all ages in the Carmel/Clay community by utilizing staff and instructor expertise, existing parks spaces, programming trends, and inter-department collaboration. Other duties include supervising, directing and monitoring the activities of assigned part-time, seasonal, and/or contractual recreation staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Develops, plans, implements, schedules, and coordinates exemplary and innovative fee-based recreation and nature programs, leagues, and activities either individually or as assigned by Recreation Services Manager.
Collaborates with Recreation Program Supervisor of contracted programs to provide a well-balanced offering of programs.
Monitors program enrollment to cancel or add additional sessions as necessary.
Administers programs within adopted budget guidelines; follows budgeting and purchasing procedures.
Promotes and manages recreational field trip program.
Reviews and approves the purchase of supplies for assigned core program area up to $250.
Answers and response to telephone calls and communications in a professional manner; relay and respond to inquiries as appropriate.
Enforces applicable rules and regulations with program participants and facility users.
Handles grievances and/or discipline cases involving program participants and recreation center patrons; reports cases to management as appropriate.
Prepares and reviews accurate and timely reports on participation, as requested by Recreation Services Manager.
Analyzes the attitudes and interests of residents through various public opinion instruments and class evaluations.
Responsible for preparation and dissemination of promotional materials, including seasonal brochures, flyers, posters, advertisements, and news releases in coordination with Marketing.
Communicates information about programs, special events, facility memberships, admission rates, and department policies and procedures to the public in a polite and effective manner.
Ensures compliance with codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; recommends or initiates actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
Ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure the safety of employees and other individuals.
Monitors and makes cancellation calls due to inclement weather.
Maintains computerized and hard-copy file systems of department records.
Attends meetings as required.
Must adhere to CCPR dress code standards.
Performing other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Function:
Ability to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, weekends and some holidays.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques utilized in planning, organizing, and implementing recreation programs, events, and activities.
Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques; ability to organize and supervise part-time and seasonal employees.
Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in recreation activities.
Ability to assess people and varying situations, and act accordingly.
Ability to work independently and efficiently without routine supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to give and understand oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, guests and the general public.
Ability to work with frequent interruptions during periods of high volume and under pressure from the public.
Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and interpretation regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations.
Ability to compile, review, classify, prioritize, analyze and present data.
Ability to positively promote the image of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation
Ability to positively adhere to and enforce Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation policy and procedures; implement emergency plans.
Ability to operate a personal computer utilizing word processing, database management, desktop publishing and other software applications as may be necessary to perform essential job functions.
Ability to exert moderate physical effort, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials weighing up to 50 pounds.
Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as humidity, rain, or temperature extremes.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle to conduct work activities.
Qualifications Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:
Bachelor's degree in recreation or related field preferred.
Nature programming experience preferred.
Must possess and maintain certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid And AED within 60 days of hire
Must possess and maintain a valid Indiana driver's license within 60 days of hire.
Or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position.
Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) holds the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) for parks serving populations of 75,001 to 150,000. As an accredited agency, the department serves the recreation, fitness, and nature needs of... the community, manages and develops existing spaces and resources and creates a sustainable future for parks and recreation programs through a financially viable and environmentally conscious parks system. CCPR manages and maintains more than 500 park acres and numerous recreation facilities, including the Monon Community Center and The Waterpark. In addition, CCPR has partnered with Carmel Clay Schools to establish Extended School Enrichment (ESE), a before- and after-school care program for K-6 students located at all eleven elementary schools. The Summer Camp Series is a component of ESE that offers 12 different summer camps accommodating children ages 5-15. For more information, visit carmelclayparks.com.