Recreation Coordinator

Charter Township of Ypsilanti   Ypsilanti, MI   Full-time     Sports and Recreation / Fitness
Posted on May 7, 2024
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(Parks and Recreation)

Assist in planning and developing a comprehensive recreation program to meet community needs. Participates and assists in establishing registration procedures and coordinates in establishing usage policies and procedures; over sees team scheduling; field maintenance and usage. Assist in managing the business operations of all recreation programs.
Essential Functions, Qualifications and KSA's for Employment:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
• Knowledge of the professional principles, practices and techniques used to develop a successful recreation programs with the ability to also monitor and evaluate those programs.
• Knowledge of rules, supplies, equipment, and facilities applied or utilized in recreation programs, sporting leagues, tournaments, and special events.
• Skill in developing, coordinating, and evaluating a broad range of recreational programming for diverse population and age groups.
• Skill in organizing schedules and coordinating associated resources.
• Skill in maintaining a comprehensive records keeping system, compiling statistics, generating reports and developing programming recommendations.
• Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with fellow employees, seasonal and volunteer staff, program participants, vendors/ sponsors, other governmental agencies, and the public.
• Ability to market all recreation programs through social media platforms.
• Must possess excellent writing and oral presentation skills.
• Ability to effectively teach others and assign, coordinate and evaluate the work of subordinate staff and serve as a team member within the Recreation Department.
• Must be physically mobile and be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
• Two to three years of related experience including supervision, recreation programming, special events planning/management, budget development and facilities management responsibilities.
• Bachelor's Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Event Management, Therapeutic Recreation, or related field.
• Must hold and maintain a valid Michigan driver's license with a good driving record (no more than 6 points in 5 years).
• Employee must be available to work evenings and weekends.
• Knowledge and experience with CivicRec software preferred.
**Qualified candidates will be tested and interviewed to validate skills**
Starting Salary:
Closing Date: Friday, May 31, 2024
Job description and application is available at: or in the HR Department at the Township Civic Center, 7200 S. Huron River Dr., Ypsilanti, MI.

Equal Opportunity Employer