The Position – Are you a senior professional in the field of Recreation and Parks looking for a high-level leadership role in a growing public sector agency? Are you a self-starter who excels at working with members of the community and public officials in helping provide a community excellent service? And are you excited to help a team to grow and develop their skills? If so, the Rim of the World Recreation adn Park District would welcome your application to be the next General Manager.
The Rim of the World Recreation and Park District, in Rimforest, California, seeks an exceptionally talented and experienced Recreation and Park manager/professional to lead the District as the new General Manager.
The General Manager is responsible for implementing the policy direction and decisions of the Board of Directors. As such, the General Manager plans, organizes, and directs all activities of the District, establishes goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for the District, and oversees the execution of all administrative policies, District programs, and the District’ Strategic Plan and goals. Through subordinate managers, the General Manager is responsible for the supervision of District operations and staff. The Manager will supervise and control all District administrative, operational, and financial affairs.
The job requires a collaborative, seasoned professional who will adhere to the District’s culture of transparency, teamwork, accountability, innovation, empowerment, and service to its customers. This position reports directly to the highly engaged Board, participating in all meetings, and leads the District administration, operations, strategic initiatives, planning, policy development and enforcement, and regulatory matters.
The Ideal Candidate – The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes, extensive experience, and background in California Special Districts policy and administration, plus five years’ experience as GM of an equivalent district.
Strong collaboration and communication skills, with a clear vision and direction related to the future of California Recreation and Park Districts
Proven leadership experience in administrative management, both organizational and cultural, and specific experience with working directly with the public
Strategic, long-term, and inclusive thinking, with skills in analyzing policy and organizational issues from all viewpoints
Proficiency with community and customer service
Currently a senior leader, department head, or assistant general manager with a Park District
Strong skills in financial planning, including budget preparation, working directly with auditors, monthly financial report examination and analysis, expense review and authorization/approval, and cash-flow/reserve monitoring
Possession of an advanced degree in recreation or business
This position will close by 5:00 pm on February 25, 2021. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a Letter of Interest and a focused résumé detailing their recent (within the past ten years) experience and demonstrated career accomplishments relevant to this position to firstname.lastname@example.org – Karen Reams.
About Rim of the World Recreation and Park District
The Rim of the World Recreation and Park District is seeking a new General Manager