Recreation, Recreation Programming, Special Events/Tourism, Youth Services
4 Year Degree
Full time permanent position responsible for creating and administering special events, summer and day camps, after school and other recreational programs as well as programs for special needs populations. Program Supervisor will have significant supervisory responsibility of recreation staff. Position will close on March 22. An online application is not necessary for this position. Please forward cover letter and resume to the DRC care of Derek Smith, Director of Administration, at email@example.com or mail to 801 East Market, Derby Kansas 67037. Derek Smith can be reached as well for questions at 316-788-3781.
Essential Job Functions:
Supervise Program Coordinator and assist with oversight of related programs, special events and budget.
Supervise all youth recreation programs, including teen and special populations.
Administer, develop, promote, supervise and evaluate youth recreation program offerings.
Responsible for all aspects of Recreation Station youth summer camp including but not limited to hiring, supervising and coordination of staff, planning and overseeing activities, and obtaining and maintaining health department licensing and compliance with all applicable local and state regulations.
Responsible for training and supervision of youth recreation staff and instructors.
Develop accurate and timely material as outlined in the Program Guide process. Work with Supervisors and Marketing Director in planning and implementing various marketing strategies.
Keep adequate records pertaining to attendance, budget, registration fees, etc.
Perform all related work as required by supervisors.
Work with Free Spirit Board President in preparing agendas for Board Meetings and attend BI-monthly meetings.
Coordinate/assist with Special Populations programs in cooperation with Kansas Special Olympics, Challenge Games and USD 260.
Prepare annual budget, capitol improvement and equipment needs for youth recreation, teens and special populations programs.
Assist in the recruitment of Free Spirit athletes, Board Members and volunteers for coaching and chaperoning.
Responsible for upkeep of Recreation Station Playground equipment, Special Populations equipment, uniforms, etc.
Promote teen, youth and special population programs to the community through oral presentations and written communication.
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or related field preferred. Strong organization and people skills required, along with creativity. Must be 18 and posses a valid driver’s license. Must maintain certifications in CPR/PR and first aide. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
The DRC does not consider this an entry level position. Seeking a recreation professional with experience in program administration and employee supervision in the field.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2 years experience in the field of recreation. Supervisory experience, camp experience and experience with special populations or high risk youths is beneficial.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Need to have the ability to see, hear and move about. Must posses an audible voice for communication and ability to lift equipment up to 50 pounds and an ability to administer 1st aid and CPR.
Additional Salary Information: The DRC offers a full range of benefits including 100% health and dental, state pension plan, matching deferred compensation plan, vacation and sick leave, employee wellness program, performance bonus, family rec Center membership, cell phone reimbursement, professional development opportunities and other benefits.
About Derby Recreation Commission
Derby is a growing community of about 24,000 located 10 minutes south of Wichita, Kansas. The Derby Recreation Commission serves about 36,000 citizens of Unified School District 260. The Commission employs 28 full time staff and several hundred part time and seasonal employees and has an annual operating budget of approximately $10,000,000.The DRC offers a wide range of benefits including: Excellent health/dental benefits, participation in state pension plan, a matvching deferred compensation plan, paid sick/holidays, free membership and classes, performance bonuses, commitment towards professional development and networking for employees