The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is home to 210 parks and facilities located on more than 21,000 acres of parkland throughout Mecklenburg County. This position is a part of the Community and Recreation Center Services area which has recreation centers conveniently located throughout the county. Recreation Centers offer a variety of programs and services for families and those of all ages.
The Recreation Facility Manager position will work a flexible schedule to include day, evening, weekend and holiday (Martin Luther King, Good Friday, and Veterans) shifts at our Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center. Incumbents will be responsible for the contract/vendor management, fiscal management, budget planning, implementation, execution and monitoring achievement of defined facility revenue and expenses goals; manage a staff of 8 individuals; provide leadership by introducing new programs, equipment and facilities to staff members and the community; build strong partnerships within the community and perform other related duties.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration, Park and Recreation or closely related field; Two years of experience in supervision, programming; or combination of relevant education and relevant experience accepted.
Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP)
Bachelor degree in Business Administration preferred
Strong oral and written communication skills
PLEASE NOTE: When applying for this position, please allow plenty of time to answer a written questionnaire during the application submission process.
Internal Number: 109995
About Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County was formed in 1762 from the western part of Anson County and the first official governmental action took place in February 1763.The North Carolina State Constitution approved in 1868 gave the citizens of all counties the right to elect a Board of County Commissioners to govern them.From 1868 to 1986, Mecklenburg County was governed by a five member board elected at-large. The first seven-member board took office in 1986 and in 1994, the first nine-member Board took office. Six members are elected by districts and three are ?elected at-large.Elections for the Board are held in November of even-numbered years. The Board takes office on the first Monday in December following the November election. A chairman and vice chairman are elected at the Board's first meeting in December.The Board's primary responsibilities are to adopt an annual budget, set a property tax rate and establish priorities to address the County's needs, especially in the areas of health, education, welfare and mental health.