Recreation Center Coordinator
City of Abilene - Abilene, TX

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Under general supervision of a Recreation Supervisor, or Division Administrator, assists in and performs planning, coordination and supervision of comprehensive recreation programs, events and activities for a Recreation Center; recruits, coordinates and supervises regular, temporary and volunteer staff; and performs related work as required. Supervises full time and part time staff.
Work location is Cesar Chavez South Park Recreation Center.

Examples of Duties:

Provides quality customer service.
Supervises recreation staff, including determining workloads and schedules, effectively evaluating staff and making hiring and disciplinary recommendations.
Plans, organizes, conducts and coordinates a wide variety of recreational and community service programs.
Prepares a variety of reports and other documents such as operating, activity and statistical reports, promotional materials and other forms of documentation.
Maintains contacts with neighborhood groups, schools, businesses, law enforcement agencies, volunteer and other community groups and provides necessary coordination of services.
Ensures that procedures and rules are followed at the assigned Recreation Center.

Typical Qualifications:

Knowledge of:

Employee supervision, including work planning, assignments, evaluation and staff development.

Principles and techniques f

pr planning and directing group, social and recreational activities for various age groups and various skill levels. Recreation and leisure activities to include organizing and leading groups of people. First aid practices and techniques; general safety protocol; understanding policies and guidelines for dealing with an emergency.

Skill to:
Plan, assign, schedule and review the work of staff.

Implement and evaluate programs and activities within departmental guidelines.

Assess community recreation needs. Prepare reports and give presentations.

Communicate and interact effectively with co-workers, managers, subordinates and the general public sufficient to convey information and to receive work direction.

Ensure the safety of patrons utilizing our facilities.

Operate modern office equipment, including computer equipment.

Ability to :

Respond quickly in an emergency situation; follow and enforce rules; verbally communicate with the public and staff effectively.

Bring creative ideas and programs to the center by staying current with popular trends and citizens' desires.

Lead and instruct groups in recreation activities.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Supplemental Information:

Experience :

Two years of experience in recreation programs or activities.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Education/Training :

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in recreation administration, physical education, leisure services or a related field and two years full-time or its equivalent of recreation experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.

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