Performs responsible professional work in planning, organizing and promoting the City's comprehensive athletic program across the age and ability spectrum; does related work as required.
Operations and Safety:
Ensures that programs, facilities, and personnel meet all standards for certifications and licenses, health and safety standards, and operational procedures related to the area of assignments;
Completes regular inspections and safety assessments, maintains a hazard and drug-free environment, documents issues to identify risk areas, and recommends improvements;
Compiles and retains operational and safety records and complies with federal, state and City safety standards;
Schedules, plans, organizes, supervises, and evaluates a diverse selection of recreation programs such as after-school programs, special events, athletics, education, aquatics, camps, fitness, and/or therapeutic activities;
Makes arrangements for the use/maintenance of agency vehicles, facilities, and equipment;
Plans, coordinates, schedules, supervises, and evaluates the operations, maintenance, and safety of the assigned facility or facilities;
Enforces all applicable policies and procedures, evaluates their effectiveness and recommends changes;
Ensures that all facilities meet quality standards for housekeeping, cleanliness, and maintenance;
Develops and maintains community and corporate partnerships. May write grant proposals to obtain needed services, funds, equipment, or facilities;
Develops and implements community outreach plans increasing overall participation. Promotes diverse participation of persons from various cultural, educational, and economic backgrounds;
Coordinates efforts to optimize revenue production and/or customer satisfaction. Interacts with citizens and community organizations to resolve complaints and concerns;
Works interactively with other supervisory staff to ensure proper and efficient use of resources;
Maintains a positive working relationship with supervisor;
Maintains a positive working relationship with subordinates, and manages conflict effectively;
Drafts letters of appreciation for volunteers;
Interfaces with volunteers and program staff to determine extent of program need for volunteers;
Efficiently and effectively utilizes available volunteer resources to supplement the efforts of existing staff;
Human Resource Management:
Leads or participates in the hiring process for subordinate staff, following established guidelines;
Actively participates in performance evaluation system;
Assists in conducting assessment interviews to determine appropriate placement based on interests, skills and abilities of seasonal staff and volunteers;
Plans, schedules, conducts and documents specialized on-site staff training;
Identifies staff that would benefit from off-site training;
Plans, schedules, and directs, the work of subordinate staff;
Efficiently and effectively allocates human resources in the implementation of adopted maintenance plan;
Efficiently and effectively allocates human resources in response to unforeseen circumstances;
Develops, prepares, and submits an annual budget;
Develops budget justifications for capital equipment, staffing and annual operating supplies;
May write grant and sponsorship proposals to obtain needed services, funds, equipment, or facilities;
Adheres to revenue and expense limits, goals and guidelines for specialized areas of supervision;
Authorizes the purchase of supplies and equipment within authorized expense limits;
Forecasts needed equipment and supplies, and makes purchase requisition in order to maintain inventory;
Accountable for all purchases made by subordinate staff;
Accountable for inventory of equipment and operating supplies;
Allocates equipment and operating supplies in accordance to budget goals and guidelines;
Reporting & Analysis:
Accountable for time and attendance reports and accident reports for subordinate staff;
Completes and submits various financial, administrative and statistical reports;
Conducts program and service delivery evaluations using a variety of tools for use in developing future programming;
Evaluates data from daily operations and identifies deficiencies, recommends revisions, and implements recommendations using innovative strategies;
Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive Departmental plans for core services;
Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term strategies, goals and objectives.
Develops and implements community outreach plans to target populations and to increase overall program participation;
Directs the development and dissemination of promotional material to publicize and market assigned activities.
Minimum Qualifications: - Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in recreation and park management, therapeutic recreation, or other closely related field. - Three (3) years of experience in park or recreation-related work, as applicable to the position, including one year of supervisory experience.
To view a more complete job posting and to apply, visit our website listed. Applications are only accepted online through our website and only until the closing date of the position on July 7, 2017 at 5pm EST. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.
Additional Salary Information: The starting hiring range is $35,324.64 to $46,123.58 annually.
The City of Charlottesville is located in west Central Virginia, approximately 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and 70 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia.To view more information about the City of Charlottesville and current openings, please visit www.charlottesville.org.