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Executive Director

Dublin-Laurens County Recreation Authority

Posted: Jul. 31, 2018

End Date: Sep. 21, 2018

Job Title :                                           Executive Director
Department:                                       Dublin-Laurens County Recreation Authority
Location:                                            Dublin, Georgia
Application Deadline:                         September 21, 2018 (Amended 8/27/2018)
Education &/OR Experience              Prefer BS Degree in Recreation Administration or related field 7 years of progressively responsible experience including a minimum of 5 year- Administrative/Supervisory experience
Salary:                                                 Negotiable
Dublin-Laurens County Recreation Authority will be seeking applications for the position
Executive Director.  DLCRA has a legal Recreation Authority Board established (through State
Legislation) with a seven member Authority Board composed of 2 Dublin City Councilpersons, 2
Laurens County Commissioners, 1 Dublin City appointment, 1 County appointment, and 1 joint
Appointment by City and County.  The chosen candidate will be expected to oversee a program,
Administer and develop a wide range of athletics, special events, and cultural programs.  The
Authority maintains and operates Southern Pines Regional Park, Southern Pines Ag & Expo
Center and construction is on-going developing a new waterpark, plus numerous neighborhood
and community parks.  The candidate should develop and maintain a positive working
relationship with the City of Dublin and Laurens County.
Some duties include but are not limited to setting goals, administering a veteran staff,
developing and managing the Authority budget, creating and implementing internal
guidelines and insuring policies are adhered too.  Insuring that facilities and equipment are
properly maintained.
AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – their focus is on supervision of all facets of Recreation Services. 
ED reports directly to the Dublin-Laurens County Recreation Authority.
  1. Sets work standards and establishes work schedules.
  2. Directly supervises management team and other employees of Authority
  3. Manages operations of the Authority and various activities of personnel providing activity.
  4. Ensures all personnel are adequately trained
  5. Coordinates activities using volunteers
  6. Makes sure all facilities, playgrounds are safe and clean
  7. Develops and monitors Authority Budget
  8. General knowledge to supervise SPLOST Funds, grants, donations
  9. Prepares and receives bids for projects associated with the Authority
  10. Represents the Authority at Recreational events, meetings and functions.
  11. Responds to and resolves requests inquiries, complaints and suggestions.
  1. Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration or related field OR 7 years of progressively responsible experience including a minimum of 5 years Administrative/Supervisory experience.
  2. Must have a drivers valid license
  3. Has the ability to comprehend-interpret and apply regulations, procedures and related information.
  4. Proficient computer skills – Microsoft office (word – excel – publisher and power point).
  5. Able to use good judgement and discretion and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards and resolving problems.
  6. Possess excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  7. Has the ability to schedule daily activities and to establish short and long term priorities.
  8. Skilled in independent decision-making, judgment and discretion as necessary to perform daily and non-routine tasks.
Please mail resume- emailed or faxed résumé will not be accepted.
Must have by Friday, August 31st.

Mail to:
PO Box 689
Dublin, GA 31040