full benefits, including health insurance and retirement
The Village of Poynette is seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual to serve as the community’s first Recreation / Community Engagement Director. The Director will create, direct, supervise, and coordinate recreation programs, special events, facility rentals and public communication and engagement activities for the Village, including volunteer coordination. She/he/they will plan, direct, and supervise the work of subordinate staff, interns and recreation providers, manage related budgets, provide staff support to the Park and Recreation Commission, liaison with the Poynette School District, and provide administrative support to the Village Administrator and Village Clerk / Treasurer.
The Village seeks candidates with prior experience working in the recreation field, possessing or soon to possess a Bachelor's degree in outdoor recreation, parks and recreation, parks management, or similar field. Current students completing their Bachelor’s degree program in the Spring of 2022 are encouraged to apply and interview via Zoom, with the potential to have a job waiting for you upon graduation. The position is open until filled, with a first review of applications on March 1.
The expected starting salary is $45,000 - $50,000 DOQ, with full benefits, including participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS).
Prospective applicants may review the Position Description and Employment Application on the Village website. A complete application will include an employment application, resume and cover letter, as a single pdf, submitted to Village Administrator Craig Malin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions may be directed to Village Administrator Malin at 608 635-2122 x. 204.