The City of Bloomington is seeking an individual to develop, administer, supervise, promote and deliver a variety of quality recreation programs, activities, and special events for patrons of Creekside Community Center.
Part-time up to 28 hours/week
Examples of Duties
Develops, implements and evaluates various recreation programs, fitness programs, activities and special events as assigned.
Works with various community groups, organizational partners and outside agencies on cooperative programs and facility use including the Senior Programs and others as assigned.
Assists with promotion of the community center's services, activities, facility and events utilizing a variety of communication methods.
Responds to customer feedback, citizen needs and changing trends regarding program and service improvements.
Recruits and works with volunteers utilized to carry out the programs and events of the community center.
Sets up and strikes equipment to meet user needs.
Maintains good working relationships with community center patrons, local organizations and the general public and professionally responds to customer inquiries and complaints.
Maintains records and prepares reports as required.
Requisitions supplies, materials and contracted services as authorized and in compliance with City procedures.
Assists with budget preparation as needed and administers portions of the budget as assigned.
Participates in relevant training and conferences to increase knowledge of best practices in community center programming.
Assists with evening and weekend programs and events as needed.
Performs other related duties as apparent or assigned.
Bachelor's degree in recreation, parks, leisure services (or direct equivalent degree) with a minimum of 1 year programming experience in a recreation setting or high school diploma and five years' programming experience in a community center or related facility.
Experience using Microsoft Office software.
Excellent and effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently as well as on a team.
Leadership skills and organizational skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks, complete work assignments accurately, on time and within budgetary limits.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other City department personnel, volunteer groups, and the general public.
Valid driver's license.
Master's degree in recreation, parks, leisure service or direct equivalent degree.
Additional years experience in position emphasis.
Work experience in program marketing.
Fitness programming experience in a recreation setting.
Experience using recreation management software (Rec Trac, My Senior Center or equivalent).
Certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and/or experience serving people with disabilities in recreation programs.
Ability to speak a language, other than English, that is prevalent in the community, i.e., Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese, sign, language, etc.
Supervision of Others
Full 2019 Wage Range: $29.40 - $41.50/Hourly
Anticipated Hiring Range: $29.40 - $35.45/Hourly D.O.Q.
This is a part-time, non-union, non-exempt position that is eligible to earn paid time off (PTO).
In the first 5 years of part-time employment, employees earn 1 hour of PTO for every 14 hours worked. Employees with 6 to 10 years of service earn 1 hour of PTO for every 12 hours worked, and those with 11 or more years of part-time service earn 1 hour of PTO for every 10 hours worked.
Ongoing part-time employees who are expected to be employed for more than 6 months will make contributions to the pension program (PERA) through payroll deductions unless they qualify for one of the exemptions.