Assistant Superintendent, Parks & Recreation District
River Road Park & Recreation District
October 11, 2017
59232.00 - 75588.00
Full-time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Full time exempt/ 40 hour work week/ Paid Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/ Retirement/Vacation
Salary Range: Commensurate experience within step salary range $59,724 - $75,588
JOB FUNCTION DESCRIPTION: Provides direct administrative and supervisory support to the Superintendent. Assists with the management of District operations including budget development, short and long term financial forecasting; personnel management and departmental planning. Administrates and manages human resource policies and procedures. Directly oversees personnel management of all full and part-time employees (performance evaluation, disciplinary, grievance and termination procedures). Works collaboratively with the Aquatics Director and Administration Services Director to oversee the management of these departments.
Oversees District wide media and IT operations.
OVERVIEW OF DUTIES: Receives supervision and direction form the Superintendent.
Assists with developing the District’s operating budget including short and long term fiscal planning.
Prepares and presents reports to the District Board of Directors as assigned by the Superintendent.
Develops, manages, and coordinates human resource programs, policies and employee benefits while ensuring legal compliance.
Oversees staff training and development of OSHA training and safety instruction. Actively supports safety and loss control measures, while ensuring employees are held to District safety and loss control standards.
Implements, monitors, recommends and reviews District employee/employer policies.
Works collaboratively with all departments to exercise full supervision over all employees. Prepares and administers performance evaluations. Recommends and administers disciplinary actions.
Manages and facilitates all facets of daily IT and social media operations. Evaluates program performance and improvements.
Plans, organizes, and evaluates information systems and electronic data processing for the District. Monitors, analyzes and implements technical solutions.
Supervises departmental staff to ensure District goals and objectives are met.
Researches, prepares, and monitor grants, contracts and partnership agreements to ensure compliance with regulations.
Acts as a liaison between the District and local community organizations, news agencies, school officials and others regarding issues, programs and services relevant to our service area.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must have applicable experience or knowledge in the following areas:
Principles and practices of public fiscal budgetary preparation and controls
Safety management applicable to supervising participants and staff in diverse leisure activities
Community resources and potential funding/sponsorship sources
Public relations practices and techniques
Federal, state, local laws, codes and regulations pertinent to a special service district
Expertise in IT management in relation to park and recreation implementation
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Parks and Recreation, Recreation Administration, Public Administration or closely related field – Master’s Degree preferred
3-5 years of experience in public accounting and/or budget management
3-5 years of experience in recreation facility operation and management
4 years of strategic leadership and long range planning
3-5 years in the principles and practices of administration, supervision and training
Ability to acquire an Oregon driver’s license
Must have professional competence in the following areas:
Set priorities and exercise sound independent judgment within District guidelines
Prepare clear concise and complete documents, reports and correspondence
Problem solve, organize workloads and meet deadlines
Assume a schedule of flexible working hours, including some weekends and evenings
Maintain a neat, professional appearance
Exercise diplomacy in confronting and resolving conflicts and sensitive issues
Communicate courteously and cooperatively with other staff
Alcohol and drug testing, as well as background check.