Post Date: 07/14/2020
Close Date: 08/03/2020
Community Outreach Recreation Supervisor
Parks & Recreation Department
Salary Range: $62,668 - $82,467 annually.
Starting salary is $62,668 - $76,246 (depending upon qualifications),
Full-time, exempt position plus full benefits package.
The closing date for this position is 11:59 p.m., Monday, August 3, 2020.
Hiring a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve is essential to delivering exceptional City services and programs. The City of Hillsboro is committed to creating and supporting an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees to thrive. We value, respect, and empower employees as unique individuals with authentic voices and diverse ideas.
Hillsboro Parks & Recreation is looking for an experienced collaborator who understands how to build community by connecting people and programs. The Community Outreach Recreation Supervisor will lead the effort to promote memberships and market and produce activities at Hillsboro’s new world class Hidden Creek Community Center. If you are passionate about parks and recreation and you have the ability to inspire, create, and innovate marketing, memberships, and community experiences then we can’t wait to have you to join our team!
The Hidden Creek Community Center at 53rd Avenue Park (HC53) is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in Fall of 2020. This highly anticipated facility will be an inclusive space providing access to programs that serve the wellness, cultural, social, and enrichment needs for Hillsboro in a safe and welcoming environment for all.
This position is vitally important in establishing and developing community relationships and will help create programming in our beautiful community event space, classrooms, and kid’s club areas. This position will oversee many areas of responsibility including front desk operations, customer-focused training, marketing, community events, our casual activities lounge, merchandise and concession sales, and community events.
Our ideal candidate has excellent customer-focused experience, front desk supervision, membership development and special event experience, knowledge and practice of working with community and cultural organizations, a high understanding of enrichment and recreational programs, is intuitively creative, and has a high level of initiative. This position also requires direct communication, flexibility, tact, problem-solving, strong social skills, a proven commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and excellent safety judgment.
The initial duties will involve reviewing, planning and developing our inclusive and adaptive recreation activities and will include:
• Assisting with the recruitment and hiring of diverse full, and part-time staff
• Assisting with the development of facility policies and procedures
• Creating a facility programming plan (classes, workshops, concerts, lectures etc.) for all ages and abilities
• Assisting with the creation of a budget and cost recovery plan (expenses and revenues) and the development and implementation of a marketing plan
• Assisting with the purchase of facility supplies, and materials
• Developing membership pre-sales plan and implementation
• Assisting with planning the grand opening and other launch events
General Statement of Duties
The principal function of an employee in this class is to oversee recreation activities and perform specialized programming in support of an assigned program or area. Responsibilities may include supervising full and part-time, seasonal and volunteer staff; coordinating program resources and staffing; monitoring program budgets, including grants; conducting needs analysis to identify programming opportunities; developing program marketing materials; resolving complex customer service issues; preparing reports; and monitoring the utilization of program resources. Incumbents are responsible for hiring, discipline and termination procedures for full, part-time and seasonal staff.
Acceptable Experience and Training
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management, Therapeutic Recreation, Marketing, or a closely related field and 3 years of recreation and/or programming experience in assigned area of responsibility including 2 years of supervisory experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
• Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
• CPR, First Aid and AED Certification
• Bilingualism in English and Spanish is preferred but not required
• Cover Letter