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7/31/2017 11:59:00 PM
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Recreation Program Coordinator provides area-wide City sponsored recreation programs for individuals and groups of all ages. The incumbent arranges schedules and secures necessary instructional, supervisory, and volunteer personnel to carry out such programs. Conducts program area evaluations and operational studies as needed and recommends modifications to recreation programs, policies and procedures. Assists in the development and administration of annual budgets, forecasting of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies, and monitors and approves expenditures while tracking generated revenues. Also assists in the preparation of federal and state grants and seeks sponsorships, gifts and donations. The Recreation Program Coordinator participates in the design, preparation, and distribution of public advertisement such as activity guides, press releases, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, web site updates, and printed schedules. All incumbents must stay abreast of new technologies and changes in the Recreation, Parks, and Youth services industry in order to offer the best services possible to the public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Sports Medicine, Leisure Services, Business Administration, Communications or a closely related field AND 3 years of experience in recreation or a closely related field (2 of the 3 years must have been in a full-time paid supervisory, leadership or administrative position). Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities or equivalent region. Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) and/or Youth Sports Administrator and possess a valid First Aid and Adult/Child CPR with AED certification at time of appointment and maintain as a term and condition of continued employment.

Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.
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