The City of Vandalia is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic programmer---specializing in athletics--- to serve as a Recreation Manager within its Parks and Recreation Department (VPRD). Vandalia, seven miles north of Dayton and one hour from Columbus and Cincinnati, also enjoys the convenience of having Dayton International Airport in its backyard.
The VPRD is home to a 59,000 square-foot recreation facility, featuring an indoor aquatics park, climbing wall, basketball/volleyball gymnasium, fitness center and walking/jogging track. With 15,000 population, the City also maintains 12 public parks with baseball and soccer fields; sand volleyball courts; tennis and Pickle Ball courts; outdoor athletic training site; disc golf course; a seasonal neighborhood pool; and championship-length, par-71 public golf course located within a woodland nature reserve. We are an athlete’s haven!
Reporting to the Recreation Superintendent, the successful Recreation Manager will hold a bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation Management or closely related field and 1-2 years relevant experience and/or training. They must have strong administrative, organizational and communications skills and be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes regular evenings, weekends and holidays. A valid driver’s license, CPR and first aid certifications, concussion certification, youth sports administrator certification and clinician certification will be required.
The chosen candidate will demonstrate ability to effectively administer and supervise part time staff, including athletic and event coordinators, league supervisors and concession manager; knowledge of budgeting, public records, payroll and personnel management practices; public relations and marketing; information technology abilities and use of athletic/recreation equipment, practices and tools.
Interested applicants must complete an application, available on the City’s website, www.vandaliaohio.org. Submit application, along with a resume and letter explaining your interest, to the City Manager’s Office, 333 James E. Bohanan Memorial Drive, Vandalia, OH 45377 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position is open until filled. The City of Vandalia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ADA compliant.
Long recognized as the Crossroads of America, it’s no wonder so many are drawn to the opportunities that abound in Vandalia, Ohio. It is truly "The Perfect Fit."
With a population of 15,000 and located just seven miles north of Dayton at the intersection of Interstates 70 and 75---two of our nation’s busiest roadways---Vandalia residents enjoy “the good life…” amenities like a healthy, growing business climate; exemplary school district; quality residential neighborhoods; a championship golf course that is the essence of parkland golf and the Vandalia Rec Center-- featuring an indoor water park and 27-foot climbing wall.
To learn more about the many opportunities available in the City of Vandalia, visit the city's website-- www.vandaliaohio.org