SUMMARY: Performs difficult skilled technical and administrative duties related to comprehensive municipal sports and athletic programs for youth and adults; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Sports and Athletics Program Coordinator.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may also be assigned.
- Schedules and coordinates various leagues and other activities
- Administers athletic programs, fitness classes, camps and special events
- Procures the services of qualified game officials
- Assists with managing the athletic budget
- Assists with scheduling of the athletic facilities
- Markets athletic programs, fitness classes, camps and special events through the Activities Guide and City of Winchester website and television interviews
- Provides the necessary training, orientation and supervision of seasonal staff
- Coordinates the efforts of the athletic division with the other divisions within the Parks & Recreation Department to ensure that goals are achieved
- Builds and maintains effective working relationships with volunteer groups and program participants
- Prepares reports as needed
Education and/or Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School degree or General Education Degree (GED) is required. An Associate Degree in Parks and Recreation, Health and Physical Education, Sports Management or a related field is preferred with some related experience, including supervision of personnel, game officiating and computer experience. The ability to become a Certified Youth Sports Administrator within 2 years of employment (National Alliance for Youth Sports).
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Possession of a valid and appropriate driver’s license. Must have certification in Child and Adult CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend. Ability to speak and communicate effectively using correct English.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of sport and athletic administration. General knowledge of sports rules. Proven experience in the administration of Parks and Recreation Athletic Programs. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Required Physical Activities: Requires light physical effort working almost exclusively with light weight materials (up to 25 pounds) including but not limited to walking, talking, stooping, kneeling, light lifting, bending, reaching and gripping.
Vision Requirements: Minimum requirements set by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
Environmental Conditions: Work is conducted indoors and outdoors under variable weather conditions.
EQUIPMENT ESSENTIAL TO DO THE JOB: Telephone, computer, printer, copy machine, fax machine, officiating whistle, various balls and other sports related equipment, and athletic field equipment.