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SENIOR RECREATION DIRECTOR

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Sports and Recreation / Fitness
Posted on June 12, 2022
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SENIOR RECREATION DIRECTOR

(Job Opening ID #515258)

Two full-time positions available with the Parks & Recreation Department, Brush Creek Community Center, 3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd.; and the Athletics Division, 4600 E. 63rd St.

Normal Work Days/Hours:

Brush Creek: Sunday-Thursday; Sunday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 12:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.; Athletics: Tuesday-Friday, 12:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; some nights and weekends.

Brush Creek: Oversees and delivers quality programming to center patrons as well as supervising staff in addition to administrative duties. This may include timekeeping, facilitating and coordinating senior programs, and supervising activities either within or outside the community center. Works with senior recreational programs such as Silver Sneakers, Pickleball, Badminton, Senior Committee, and other senior programming. Occasionally plans some special events. Completes and reviews PPG’s. Obtains quotes for supplies needed for programs. Remains familiar with the policies and procedures of Kansas City Parks & Recreation. Serves as the manager on duty with responsibility of facilitating rentals, supervising staff, and maintaining effective customer service when working with the public. Establishes community outreach goals set by their managers. Outreach activities may include but are not limited to meeting with members of other organizations, canvassing the neighborhood, delivering flyers, and contacting potential participants.

Athletics: Delivers quality programming to City Patrons. This may include such activities as coaching, facilitating, instructing, or coordinating activities and programs either within or outside the community center. Plans and implements Youth and Adult athletic programs such as basketball, pickleball and softball leagues as well as other sport programs. Supervises full and part-time staff. Works with local schools’ districts and community groups to strengthen and maintain a positive and cooperative working relationship. Maintains excellent customer services when working with the public. Facilitates field rentals in civic-rec. Establishes community outreach goals set by their managers. Outreach activities may include but are not limited to meeting with members of other organizations, canvassing the neighborhood, delivering flyers, and contacting potential participants. Attends cash handling classes provided by the City. Maintains and oversees inventory and supplies for athletics. Organizes and facilitates city wide leagues and tournaments. Maintains a working knowledge of all general and departmental policies.

REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor's degree in recreation, physical education, public administration or other area of specialization and one 1 year professional experience of a progressively responsible nature in organized recreation activities at the level of the City's Recreation Director; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must pass a preemployment drug screen as prescribed by the City.

Salary Range: $21.88-$35.31/hour.

Application Deadline: June 21, 2022.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.