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Recreation Center Manager
Job Title: Recreation Center Manager
Job Code: 180600019
Address: Unknown
Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Combination Education & Experience
Years of Experience:  2
Travel: None
Starting Salary: $37,648.00 to $46,126.08
Start Date: 9/24/2018
# of Openings: 1

Application Deadline: July 27, 2018 at 5pm EST.

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Under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Management Specialist - Facilities, this position with the City of Charlottesville serves as the manager of a recreation center comprised of diverse recreational offerings. Plan and directs the overall operation, personnel, services and maintenance of the center. Completes administrative, financial, and planning duties related to the management of the recreation center, including oversight of all business processes and transactions. Performs other tasks related to effective management of the recreation center. Primary responsibilities will be performed at the Herman Key Recreation Center, however work may be performed at other City Recreation Centers as required.

Education Requirement:

  • Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Park and Recreation Management, Public Administration, Business Management or related field.
    • (Work experience may substitute for the required education as follows:
      • High school diploma and 8 years of related work experience OR
      • Associate's degree and 5 years of related work experience.
      • Where substitution is accepted, applicant must demonstrate increased knowledge-base and progressively more challenging work assignments.)
Experience Requirements:
   - Requires at least 2 years of progressively responsible experience in the Parks and Recreation or related field;
   - Supervisory experience required.

Special Requirement:
   - Must have valid VA driver's license by employment start date.
   - Requires background check and pre employment drug testing.

Skills: Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to speak eloquently in a public setting to large groups. Must demonstrate ability to communicate ideas, delegate directions specifically with defined outcomes, and follow up to ensure timely completion of tasks. Must have ability to think and act strategically, be proactive in planning of recreation programs, facility operations, revenue development initiatives and patron services.

TO APPLY: to view the complete job posting and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through our employment website and only until the closing date of the position on July 27, 2018 at 5pm EST. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.
Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 7/9/2018

Company Information
Company Name: City of Charlottesville

  Listing #:   3324   
  Date Created:   7/9/2018
  Last Updated:   7/9/2018
  Date Expired:   8/8/2018
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