The City of Edina, MN is seeking an outgoing and engaging leader to direct its Parks and Recreation department. The Parks and Recreation Director oversees master planning and major park developments and improvements, and serves as a member of the City’s Executive Leadership Team. The Director is responsible, directly and through subordinate supervisors, for the performance of 57 full-time and 360 part-time staff, and an operating budget of $18 million.
Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Parks & Recreation, or a related
field, and 10 or more years of related experience, including five years in a leadership role in
Parks & Recreation, or equivalent. Additional desired qualifications include a master’s degree in a related field, and membership in Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) or similar professional development organization.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range for this position is $123,419 – $161,988 with an anticipated starting salary of $129,590 – $148,103.