Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (THPRD) is an award-winning park district located in one of the most beautiful and livable areas of the Pacific Northwest. Just seven miles west of Portland, in the heart of the “Silicon Forest”, Beaverton is Oregon’s sixth largest city and is home to nearly 300 high tech companies, including the headquarters of globally recognized Nike and Tektronix. Beaverton is a culturally diverse, family-friendly city and is known for its many well-planned neighborhoods, low crime rate, outstanding school system, and a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.
THPRD is the largest special park district in Oregon, spanning 50 square miles and serving about 250,000 residents in the greater Beaverton area. The district provides year-round recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities, including thousands of widely diverse classes, 117 park sites with active recreational amenities, nearly 70 miles of trails, eight swim centers, six recreation centers, and 1,500 acres of natural areas. The district also offers 104 baseball and softball fields, 147 multipurpose fields, 60 indoor and outdoor basketball courts, 110 indoor and outdoor tennis courts, volleyball courts, skate parks, dog parks, historic sites, and community gardens. THPRD operates on an annual operating budget, for 2022, of over $63 million with 194 full-time employees, 22 part-time employees, and 650-1,000 seasonal employees.
Under the direction of the Sports & Inclusion Director, the Sports Manager is responsible for the planning, promotion, implementation, and supervision of all program services and staff at assigned district locations. This position is associated with the adaptive and inclusion recreation programs. This position coordinates relationships with affiliated sports groups, the Beaverton School District, and other partner groups and agencies, and is responsible for the overall coordination of districtwide sports matters. Under the direction of the Recreation & Aquatics Director, the Recreation Manager is responsible for the planning, promotion, implementation, and supervision of all program services and staff at assigned district locations. The Recreation Manager manages the districtwide out of school program THRIVE, all-day camp programs, 9-month preschool programs, and the customer service team.
A bachelor’s degree with major course work in a related field, or equivalent work-life experience, and a minimum of seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in parks and recreation, including a minimum of three (3) years of experience in management or as an expert individual contributor responsible for leading employees and projects. Candidates should have experience in a variety of Human Resource areas such as hiring staff, staff evaluations, and employee relations. A Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP) is preferred. Bilingual and multilingual skills are preferred.
For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 14, 2022 (open until filled).