Recreation Program Technical Supervisor
This posting closes at 11:59 PM on December, 2nd, 2022
Nature of WorkThis is supervisory, professional work in overseeing and coordinating recreation, athletic and event programming. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Recreation Supervisor to provide program management supervision.
Work includes planning, organizing and directing a variety of aquatic, youth, adult and teen activities/programs. Participates with the Recreation Supervisor to select and hire non-permanent support staff and instructors for program and event operations. Work involves overseeing and supervising non-permanent staff.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
- Creates and implements four-season outdoor programming in local parks and natural areas.
- Manages outdoor gear lending library, including community and group rentals, training programs, inventory and care.
- Designs and implements educational workshops about camping, kayaking, hiking, and other activities supported by the gear library.
- Interacts with the Risk Manager for the City for compliance and mitigation resources.
- Plans, coordinates and oversees all aspects of assigned recreation programs, classes and activities, including, but not limited to, scheduling of staff and facilities, program content, length and budget requirements, and coordination with outside user groups.
- Responds to participant and potential participant questions, concerns and complaints.
- Interacts with departmental administrative staff on questions regarding scheduling, programs, operations and enrollments.
- Conducts participant and other surveys of recreational program and program needs as needed developing performance metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs).
- Researches trends and new programs for design and implementation for program development, quality and growth.
- Studies recreation needs and recommends changes and/or improvements to existing programs; creates new programs and activities based on demand and need.
- Performs other work as assigned.
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Required Education and Experience
- Two years of college coursework or university training (4-year degree preferred) in recreation administration, public administration or closely related field plus
- Two or more years of responsible experience as a recreation leader or administrator
- Any equivalent combination of training
Required Licenses or Certifications
- Valid Michigan driver’s license
- Certified Parks & Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification recommended