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Recreation Program Manager

Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Aug. 2, 2018

End Date: Sep. 3, 2018

This is a full-time position and receives all benefits afforded to regular employees.

Summary:  The purpose of this position is to manage and oversees the daily operations of park programs, personnel, facilities, rentals, and events at Selden Park.

Essential Job Functions:  Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining and completing employee performance appraisals; conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations. Coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise. Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Consults with department director and other officials to review operations/activities, review/resolve problems, receive advice/direction, and provide recommendations; communicates discussions/concerns from department management meetings to staff members.Develops  and  implements  programming  for  the division;  evaluates  community interest,  program  attendance levels,  customer satisfaction, program revenues/expenditures, and overall effectiveness of programs; conducts cost analyses of programs as needed; recommends addition, deletion, or modification of programs as appropriate; recruits and secures qualified instructors and volunteer workers for programs. Assists in developing and implementing short and long term plans, goals, and objectives for the division and the department; evaluates efficiency and effectiveness of division operations, methods, procedures, and use of resources; implements operational changes and improvements as needed; develops staffing assignments and work schedules to ensure adequate coverage; adjusts staff schedules to accommodate programming changes. Develops and implements division budget; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget; approves division purchases and overtime. Assists in developing, updating, and implementing departmental policies and procedures.
Oversees operation of assigned county parks, facilities, and/or programs/events; serves  as contract  administrator for  assigned contracts such as parks maintenance, officiating services, and concession operations; oversees and coordinates operations, maintenance, and/or activities for assigned division. Provides  on-site management  of assigned complex; attends Advisory Board meetings and advises board membership  of issues; assists in determining project priorities for assigned division; assists in planning capital renovation projects for assigned division. Oversees division marketing activities; prepares public service announcements; prepares marketing materials and distributes to local schools, the media, and the public; assists in designing web page and posting program information on website. Coordinates maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities; inspects buildings to identify problems or maintenance concerns; oversees monthly inspections of playground equipment; initiates work orders to obtain needed repairs. Prepares various forms, reports, correspondence, schedules, budget documents, income statements, cost analysis summaries, program evaluations, marketing materials, public service announcements, work orders, performance evaluations, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, budget documents, fees/payments, encumbrances, attendance records,  job applications, performance evaluations, vehicle maintenance reports, meeting minutes, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, database,  spreadsheet,  or other software programs; performs basic  maintenance  of  computer  system  and  office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink or toner. Responds to complaints and questions related to division programs, operations, and activities; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Communicates with supervisor, county officials, board members, employees, interns, volunteers, program instructors, other departments, program participants, parents, consultants, vendors/suppliers, the public, the media, community organizations, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction. Attends meetings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances  in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations and participates in continuing education activities; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Performs general/clerical tasks, which may include answering telephone calls, typing documents, making copies, sending/receiving faxes, laminating documents, filing documentation, or processing incoming/outgoing mail. Provides assistance to other employees as needed; prepares rental agreements, secures deposits, and processes refund requests as needed. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration or closely related field; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes recreation program administration, program development/coordination, marketing, budget administration, and supervision; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Required Certificates/Licenses: Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.  Must possess and maintain valid Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification.  May require possession and maintenance of valid Pesticide Applicator's License.

Please apply online and submit both an online application and supplemental questionnaire before the application deadline at https://www.glynncounty.org/Jobs.