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Recreation Center Program Specialist

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

132 North Elmwood Avenue

Medina, OH 44256

DATE OF ISSUE:  January 13, 2023

MEDINA CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ANNOUNCES COLLECTION OF DETAILED RESUMES FOR CONSIDERATION TO FILL A FULL-TIME POSITION OF:

MCRC PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Resumes may be sent to the Civil Service Commission, City of Medina, PO Box 703, Medina 44258 or by email to lwilson@medinaoh.org starting now through Friday, February 17th by 4:00pm.  Resume collection will end at 4:00pm on Friday, February 17, 2023.

SALARY: Salary range of $21.33-$27.24 per hour.  Full-time benefits include group hospitalization or opt-out stipend, sick leave, paid holidays and paid vacations.

NATURE OF WORK: As part of an evolving, fast-paced organization in a strong customer service environment, the individual in this classification is primarily responsible for overseeing all programming and special events for the Medina Community Recreation Center (MCRC).  The employee in this classification is under the general supervision of the Recreation Center Program Manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

-Assists in planning, directing and coordinating all MCRC programming for participants of all ages and interests.

-Oversees program operations, including but not limited to planning, space arrangement, enrollment, problem solving, facility management and program evaluation.

-Develops community wide special events and serves on committees for events related to the MCRC.

-Solicits sponsorships and donations for programs and activities.

-Coordinates promotions and public relations, including program brochures and other marketing materials.

-Plans and implements day camp programs and summer activities.

-Assists in supervision of part-time programming staff and independent contractors.

-Recruits volunteers to assist with program development and implementation.

-Assures that all personnel involved in programs have necessary certifications and training to perform duties and develops training programs if necessary.

-Plans and implements recreational programs and special events with co-sponsors and a variety of interest groups.

-Interprets and enforces City and Department policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

-Inspects recreational sites to ensure safety.

-Assists in the implementation of community wide wellness programming.

-Assists in the scheduling, and implementation of fitness and wellness programming.

-Provides sports programs for all ages promoting healthy lifestyle choice.

-Maintains regular and consistent attendance.

-Attends Department related functions as required including evening meetings and weekend and holiday programs as scheduled.

-Assist in coordinating registration for all programs and activities with exception of aquatics programs.

-Attends seminars and workshops in an effort to improve Department programming.

-Assists fellow employees as required and works closely with fellow staff members and community in carrying out Department goals.

-Assists with the staffing and daily operations of the Rascal Room child activity center.

-Instructs programs and activities as necessary.

-Serves as full-time Manager on Duty as assigned.

-Assists in overall facility supervision and customer relations.

-Able to perform the physical demands that include but are not limited to having the strength and endurance to walk during long periods of time, along with the ability to spend time standing, bending, stooping, crawling, squatting, lifting, kneeling, reaching throughout the day.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Public Leisure or Recreation and increasing responsibility in professional recreation experience including work in a private, public or military recreation delivery system.  Advanced degree may be applied toward experience requirement.

License:

Valid driver’s license issued by the State of Ohio         

Certification:

               Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/AED and First Aid

QUALIFICATIONS:

               Knowledge of:

  • Municipal recreation programs, including the principles of programming for all patrons from children to senior adults; and Public recreation and its application at a local level.

               Skilled in:

  • Overseeing various department functions such as program development, marketing and budgeting; and customer service and guest relations.

               Ability to:

  • Supervise employees and volunteers; Communicate effectively in writing or orally with co-workers, supervisors and the public
  • Understand and follow complex oral and written instructions; and Operate standard office equipment including but not limited to, personal computer, fax and copy machines, telephone and printers.

ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS:

This position requires the employee to spend part of each working day in the office and throughout MCRC.  The position includes a high incidence of interaction with fellow employees and patrons.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

May be required to work outside normal business hours including weekends, evenings and holidays.

EOE   Pre-Employment Drug Screen and Background Investigation Required


Documents:

Employment_application-fillable_9-20.pdf

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