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Parks and Recreation Director

Category: Management
Description:
THE POSITION THE CITY OF GREENSBORO IS SEEKING A VISIONARY LEADER TO SERVE AS THE NEXT PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR. THE DIRECTOR MUST BE A PASSIONATE, STRATEGIC, INNOVATIVE, AND HIGH PERFORMING LEADER WHO CAN CONTINUE CARRYING OUT THE “ENHANCE. EXPAND. CONNECT” FRAMEWORK AND VISION FOR THE DEPARTMENT BY BUILDING ON THE SUBSTANTIAL STRENGTHS OF STAFF AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT. THE PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR WILL REPORT TO THE ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES, WORKS WITH A PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMISSION, THE GREENSBORO PARKS FOUNDATION, AND NUMEROUS OTHER NON-PROFIT AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS, AS WELL AS OTHER CITY COUNCIL APPOINTED BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS. QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE A BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND AT LEAST TEN YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE LEVELS OF RESPONSIBILITY ACROSS VARIOUS PARKS AND RECREATION–RELATED FIELDS, WITH A ROLE EQUIVALENT TO DIRECTOR, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, OR DIVISION DIRECTOR. ADDITIONALLY, WITHIN THOSE TEN YEARS, EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH BOARDS/COMMISSIONS, COMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS, AND PARTNER AGENCIES IS REQUIRED. SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE IN A DEPARTMENT OF DIVERSE FACILITIES, FUNCTIONS, AND PROGRAMMING, SERVING POPULATIONS OF 200,000 OR MORE AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE MANAGING LARGE OPERATING BUDGETS ($10 MILLION OR MORE) IS ALSO REQUIRED. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE A MASTER’S DEGREE IN PARKS AND RECREATION, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, OR RELATED FIELD. LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE AND A CERTIFIED PARKS AND RECREATION PROFESSIONAL (CPRP), CERTIFIED PARKS AND RECREATION EXECUTIVE (CPRE), AND/OR AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PLANNERS (AICP) ALSO PREFERRED. RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: THE PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR MUST LIVE WITHIN A 30-MILE RADIUS OF THE GREENSBORO CITY LIMITS WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS THE FULL SALARY RANGE IS: $112,365-$187,274. THE EXPECTED HIRING RANGE IS $112,365-$149,819 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS, WITH AN EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE. YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BENEFITS THAT THE CITY OF GREENSBORO OFFERS BY VISITING WWW.GREENSBORO-NC.GOV/BENEFITS. HOW TO APPLY ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY BY RAFTELIS AT RAFTELIS.HIRE.TRAKSTAR.COM. APPLICANTS COMPLETE A BRIEF ONLINE FORM AND ARE PROMPTED TO PROVIDE A COVER LETTER AND RESUME. THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED WITH THE FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICANTS ON AUGUST 8, 2022.
Employer: City of Greensboro
Expires: 8/8/2022
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