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Christen Winstead

Position: Specialized Recreation and Inclusion Services-Program Manager
Salary: Hiring Range: $51,822.00 – $65,000.00 (promotional range may vary)
Duties: Program Management: Manage facilitation of specialized recreation program planning and implementing; provide subject matter expertise and consultation; ensure consistency and quality of services; manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; recommend and administer policies and procedures; respond to inquiries, concerns, or complaints; research and resolve complex, technical or escalated issues.

Budget Management: Participate in the development and administration of the program area’s annual budget; develop and update program plans; participate in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments; reconcile statements; monitor program materials and inventory; purchase equipment and supplies.

Staff Management:  Supervise 2 full time staff, 1 LGRS part time staff and multiple year-round and seasonal part-time staff and volunteers.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include recruiting, hiring, developing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; conducting performance evaluations; implementing discipline and termination procedures; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Policy Development:  Research, review, recommend and implement policies, processes, and procedures; review PRCR policies and practices to ensure compliance and recommend edits and/or new policy/procedure development. This includes ADA updates and compliance, best practices to support a variety of disabilities and medical conditions, updates on products, procedures, and processes for best management.

Training:  Determine personal, specific departmental and workgroup training needs; develop and implement appropriate & relevant training curriculum; coordinate training with external agencies in specific areas of need; coordinate across department to ensure compliance; maintain documentation for training initiatives.

Community Outreach:  Participate in a variety of activities to enhance community relations; develop and implement a marketing plan; develop and manage outreach efforts and activities to enhance program visibility within the community; make presentations, attend meetings and events, and participate in community organizations as a representative of the City for assigned recreation programs.
Requirements: Typical Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation, business or public administration and five years of professional parks and recreation programming, planning and/or facility management experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
Minimum of 7 years of directly related experience providing specialized recreation program delivery, policy/practice development and/or specialized/therapeutic programs in a recreation setting.  Minimum 5 years of experience supervising part- time staff and volunteers required. Minimum of 3 years of experience directly supervising full-time staff preferred.  Applicants may substitute additional relevant education for the required experience.

License & Certification

Current CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) required ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
Current LRT (Licensed Recreation Therapist) required or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
CPRP or CPRE preferred
Valid North Carolina Class C Driver’s License with ability to obtain Class B CDL
Ability to complete CPR/First Aid/AED training
Additional info: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/jobs/3459967-0/specialized-recreation-and-inclusion-services-program-manager