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ADMINISTRATOR, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR
JOB SUMMARY: The person employed in this capacity will perform his/her duties under the direction of the Executive Director of Parks and Recreation. Responsible and in charge of planning, organizing, supervising and conducting recreation programs and community engagement activities for the City of Jackson. 
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
Assist in the planning, promotion and development of a comprehensive, diversified, and relevant program ofrecreation activities; 
 
Supervise and evaluate the work of designated recreation personnel in supervisory positions, part-time employees, temporary employees and contract instructors; 
 
Survey leisure interests and needs for recreation services. Select, plan and implement innovative programs for all parks and facilities; 
 
Maintain accurate and up-to-date data on program surveys and participation;
 
Plan, organize and produce exhibits, special events and programs in which the department is represented. Provide direction in development of special programs and the assignment of personnel;
 
Provide training for employees, introducing new skills, techniques, programming ideas, safety, etc.;
 
Provide leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gather, interpret, and prepare data for studies, reports and recommendations for recreation services. Research best-practices and program ideas from peer agencies; Purchase and distribute equipment and supplies necessary to support recreation program activities;
 
Assure that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; perform cost­control activities; monitor revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepare annual budget requests; assure effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time;
 
Prepare for publication a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, press releases, flyers, social media posts and related communications regarding recreation programs. Maintain accurate information on the website related to programs; 
 
Launch and manage Park Partners Program in coordination with Keep Jackson Beautiful;
 
Perform all other duties as may be assigned by supervisor
Position: ADMINISTRATOR, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR
Organization: Jackson Recreation and Parks
Location: Jackson,  TN 
United States
Salary: $23.51/hr
Posting Start Date: 8/31/2020
Date Posted: 8/31/2020
Requirements REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR LICENSE:
 
Graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in recreation, physical education, or a closely related field; 
 
Two years of experience in project management, with at least one year of supervisory experience in public administration;
 
National Recreation Et Parks Association Certification preferred but not required;
 
CPR/First Aid Certification;
 
Valid Driver's License
 
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS;
Considerable knowledge of recreation philosophy, planning and administration;
 
Considerable knowledge of equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program;
 
Ability to work independently and exercise good judgement;
 
Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities and manage budgets and projects involved in a community recreation program;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public;
 
Ability to communicate effectively orally and inwriting;
 
Ability to plan and supervise the work of paid staff and volunteers
 
PLEASE APPLY:
City of Jackson, Human Resources Department 127 E. Main St., Ste. 303 
Jackson, TN 38301 
 
(APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BEGINNING THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2020 AND ENDING THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020) 
EOE/M/FN/D 
Status: This listing expires on: 9/30/2020
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