This position monitors and supervises the use of a community center, ensuring the continuous, smooth implementation of daily activities and events. Herndon Community Center is a 56,000 sq. ft. facility. Position is responsible for recruiting, supervising and evaluating assigned staff; serving as a role model for effective customer service; coordinating with community organizations; promoting and managing the department’s scholarship program; managing the department’s community service program; processing and scheduling rental contracts; conducting special projects and preparing schedules and reports. Provides input to division budget and purchasing needs, and recommendations for procedures, revenue opportunities and promotions/marketing for the facility. This employee exhibits ability to routinely multitask, respond calmly and logically in crisis situations, use sound judgment and provide effective leadership to other community center staff.
Bachelor’s degree in business management, sports management, recreation or closely related field; supplemented by one to two years’ previous experience and/or training involving recreation program administration, recreational/sport/fitness facility supervision, and customer service; Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Familiarity with facility management, proficiency in the Microsoft Suite; Certified Park and Recreation Professional all a plus.
CPR and First Aid preferred
Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record
About Town of Herndon
The Town of Herndon is located in northern Virginia, in the western part of Fairfax County, Virginia, approximately 25 miles west of Washington DC and 5 miles from Dulles International airport. The Herndon Parks and Recreation Department has been recognized four times as a National Gold Medal Award winner. Since 2006, Herndon has been a certified agency through NRPA. CAPRA Accreditation is a credible and efficient means of providing assurance to the public that the agency meets national standards of best practice. The department has also been recognized with numerous other state and national recognitions over its 30 years. The department has a comprehensive offering of recreation program services providing a diverse array of recreational, educational, and environmental programs in health and wellness, seniors, youth, adult, teens, sports, arts, and special events. The 56,000 square foot Herndon Community Center is a center for significant community activities and is the cornerstone of the department’s facilities and program operations and includes a 25m indoor pool, fitness facility, gymnasium, kiln and craft room, meeting rooms, etc.