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Class Title: Recreations Services Director

Class Code: REC SVC DIRECTOR

Hourly: $57.86 - $81.55 | Monthly: $10029.71 - $14135.64 | Annually: $120356.57 - $169627.69

Benefits: Full-time

OVERVIEW:

This classification sets the direction, administers, plans and manages the activities of and operations of the Recreation department.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Reports directly to the Executive Director.  Operates entirely independently with the exception of confirming major decisions.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Direct supervision is exercised over managers including; hiring, training, evaluating and managing performance, goal development, providing discipline, responding to grievances and making termination decisions.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

The information provided below encompasses the typical duties and capabilities linked with this classification.  Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Establishes overall priorities, develops strategic goals and objectives of assigned department; sets direction for each division in the areas of budget, program development, staffing, implementation of cooperative agreements, and facility operations management.
  • Participates as part of the District’s Executive Team to establish overall mission and direction of the District.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates, through managers, the Department’s work plan; meets with management staff to identify and resolve problems; assigns projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures.
  • Establishes and carries out best business practices for operating the Department to include human resource management, marketing, finance, budgeting, facility management, customer service, and program delivery.
  • Represents the Department to other departments, outside agencies, the general public, and before the media; explains, justifies and defends the District, programs, policies and activities; negotiates and resolves sensitive, significant and controversial issues.
  • Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs the implementation of change.
  • Actively promotes and supports diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace through staffing, promotions, training and career development. Models and respects diversity in the workplace.
  • Provides leadership to individual managers to establish goals and objectives and set direction for each of their divisions.
  • Provides a variety of information including analysis and formal presentations to the Board of Directors, Executive Director and other departments.
  • Formulates and presents annual budget for assigned department; reviews, monitors, and adjusts expenditures and revenues to remain within established budgetary constraints.
  • Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

The individual in this classification is expected to possess and exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Strong Knowledge of:

  • Principles, development, practices, associated tools, implementation and evaluation in assigned department area;
  • Exhibit a collaborative, engaging and open demeanor with a good balance of financial and interpersonal skills, including being approachable, flexible and team-oriented;
  • Promote and inspire a highly ethical organizational culture that fosters employee engagement, innovation, accountability, and professional excellence;
  • Principles and practices of effective human resources management, training and supervision;
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures for assigned program area;
  • Effective budget preparation and administration;
  • Organization and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs;
  • Principles and practices of public/business administration and decision-making; and
  • Principles and practices of fiscal, statistical and administrative research and report preparation.

Skill and Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively and persuasively both verbally and in writing; may include public speaking;
  • Understand, interpret, explain, and administer District policies, procedures, and other applicable laws and regulations;
  • Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential issues and situations.
  • Demonstrate excellent planning, organization, problem solving, initiative, prioritization and conflict resolution skills;
  • Manage a high volume of tasks at one time, including organizing and prioritizing own work and the work of others;
  • Exercise independent initiative, judgment, and decision-making skills;
  • Work cooperatively with others and create a positive, construction relationship with staff and the general public;
  • Maintain working knowledge of computer programs, applications, and upgrades as well as operating common office equipment.
  • Formulate goals, objectives and programs to address the needs of the Department and the District;
  • Plan, organize, direct, and motivate others to accomplish overall goals and objectives;
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions; project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals; and
  • Prepare and administer large and complex budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost-effective manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The following are minimum qualifications for this classification.

Education, Experience, and Training:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field; AND
  2. Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in leadership of business or administration, preferably in a public-sector environment; AND
  3. Three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR
  4. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience and training.

Licenses and Certifications:

  1. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon driver’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The following are working conditions, including environmental and physical demands, required for this classification.

  • Work is performed in an office setting and is primarily indoors with occasional exposure to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.
  • Work is performed during the day, evening and some weekend hours; requires attendance at after hour meetings.
  • Remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) for extended periods of time, move about the office occasionally.
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Daily precise control of fingers and hand movements while operating computer keyboard, telephone, and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work and maintain focus in a work environment with moderate noise (i.e., working around others making periodic phone calls or having conversations) and with frequent interruptions.
  • Understand, remember, communicate and apply complex oral and/or written instructions and factual information.
  • Requires crouching, bending, kneeling, grasping, sitting, and reaching.
  • Must be able to travel to locations in, around, or outside the greater Bend area, including travel to District sites.
  • Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Ability to have clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.
  • Ability to maintain sustained concentration on computer screens; use keyboards and a variety of peripherals.

STATUS:

Exempt

Full-Time

Benefits: Full-time

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