Assistant Director - Parks, Recreation and Tourism
City of Newport News
May 11, 2018
Newport News, Virginia
Full-time - Experienced
Assistant Director- Parks, Recreation and Tourism
The City of Newport News seeks a highly motivated, experienced and forward thinking Assistant Director for our Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department. This position assists the Director in the overall management and administration of the Parks Divisions or the Recreation Divisions within the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, and may act as Director in their absence. Provides departmental leadership and is responsible for developing and administering programs, policies and systems to support and promote high performance strategies and to meet organizational needs, vision and values.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field and 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience with over 5 years of supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree and/or professional registration as a CPRP or CPRE are desirable. Anticipated hiring range: $77,128 - $137,457. For additional information, and to apply, log on to www.jobs-nngov.com EOE.
About City of Newport News
The City of Newport News, incorporated in 1896, is centrally located on the eastern coast of Virginia. Itcurrently occupies 69 square miles and serves a population of 186,000. Newport News is the fourth largestcity by acreage and the fifth largest city by population in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The City has 3,100 full-time employees and offers health, dental, vision, and life insurance, short & long-term disability, medical & child care reimbursement accounts and a pre-tax conversion plan.