Position Title: Assistant Program and Athletic Coordinator
Statement of Duties
Position is responsible for assisting the Program and Athletic Coordinator in managing recreational activities for the department. Work includes scheduling and implementing sports programs and activities; supervising seasonal staff; coordinating games and events; and providing information and assistance to the public regarding recreation programs.
Employee works under the general supervision of the Athletic Coordinator. Employee is familiar with the work routine and uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments independently. New or unusual assignments are explained by the supervisor, including suggested work methods. Employee refers unusual situations to the supervisor for advice and further instructions. Supervisor reviews work only to an extent sufficient to insure that completed work, methods used are technically accurate, and that instructions are being followed. Position supervises and coordinates the work of volunteers and part-time staff.
Numerous standardized practices, procedures, and general instructions govern the work and in some cases, may require additional interpretation. Employee uses judgment to locate, select, and apply the most pertinent practice, procedure, regulation, or guideline to use in a given situation. The sequence of work and/or the procedures followed vary according to the nature of the transaction and/or the information involved, or sought, in a particular situation.
The Assistant Program and Athletic Coordinator is expected to cover works shifts during week nights and weekends in addition to office hours.
The position has constant contact with the public, other municipal departments, local community organizations, other recreation departments, parents, children, and coaches to provide public relations, coordinate and implement programs, and give or receive information regarding programs and activities. Contacts are made in person, on the telephone, through email, and in writing.
The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Coordinates, schedules, implements, and oversees athletic programs for the Recreation Department.
Opens and closes gym for games and practice.
Serves as director supervisor for all Adult athletics offered by department.
Assists with scheduling officials for sports offered by department.
Recruits coaches for basketball, football, baseball, and softball programs.
Prepares athletic equipment for use by sports teams.
Assists in coordinating wheelchair softball league.
Maintains records and prepares a variety of reports and correspondence.
Assists in the maintenance of parks and grounds.
Performs customer service functions, receives calls and visitors, registers program participants, promotes programs, and provides information and assistance regarding department programs and activities.
Operates a variety of vehicles and equipment as required by the position.
Oversee and maintain inventory of all keys for parks, facilities, and vehicles in department.
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Recommended Minimum Qualifications
Physical and Mental Requirements
Employee occasionally lifts up to or more than 50 lbs. Normal vision is required for the position. Equipment operated includes light trucks, automobiles, light equipment, medical equipment, pneumatic tools, office machines, and computers.
Education and Experience
A candidate for this position should have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Parks Recreation & Tourism, Sports Administration, or related degree, and 1-3 years of experience with recreational programs.
A candidate for this position is required to have a valid driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A candidate for this position should have knowledge of the following:
Department operations and procedures
Sports and recreational programs and activities
Organization and customer service
And ability to:
Work effectively with the public
Manage conflicts and resolve problems
Work effectively in MS Word, Windows, and Excel
About City of Mauldin Recreation
Mauldin is a progressive community of about 25,000 people. The 2010 Census revealed that Mauldin was the 7th fastest growing city in South Carolina and, based on 2013 Census estimates, is the 17th largest of 270 South Carolina cities.
Mauldin is situated in the heart of the Upstate of South Carolina; 3 hours from the sunny South Carolina shoreline, a little over one hour away from the Blue Ridge Mountains, and only 15 minutes from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Major shops are only 10 minutes away and a large array of restaurants and family-friendly activities are at every turn.