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Sports and Recreation Director

Company: Two Rivers YMCA
Location: Moline
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Sports and Recreation Director - Careers At Two Rivers YMCA Career Opportunities with Two Rivers YMCA Careers At Two Rivers YMCA Share with friends or Subscribe! Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available. Subscribe to our RSS feeds to receive instant updates as new positions become available. Back To Openings Sports and Recreation Director Department: Sports & Rec Location: Moline, IL
Employee Type: Regular Full-time
START YOUR APPLICATION SPORTS AND RECREATION DIRECTORPOSITION SUMMARY: This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Sports and Recreation Director at the Two Rivers YMCA intentionally fosters a safe and well-maintained sports area and facilities, while also managing high-quality, member-focused sports staff and programs.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensures programs and services meet community needs to include supervising existing program activities, establishing new program activities, and expanding the program within the community as needed.
  • Works with the Building & Grounds Director to assist with monitoring sports facilities and grounds.
  • Prepares annually, maintains, and manages daily sports budgets.
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  • Responsible for recruiting, hiring and training a diverse staff of employees and volunteers.
  • Develops, implements, and supervises sports and recreation programs throughout Rock Island County, representing the Moline-East Moline and Rock Island branches. Coordinates programs and occasionally schedules inter-league games with the Kewanee branch, as possible.
  • Initiates the marketing and distribution of sports programs along with effectively communicating program offerings and updates to other staff, parents, members, and the community.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within the area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for managing programs, including monitoring the program budget to meet fiscal objectives; compiling accurate program statistics to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of participation in programs.
  • Promote and incorporate the YMCA Mission and Character Values in all programs and activities.
  • Responsible for scheduling facilities including staffing, scheduling classes and programs, and required safety equipment.
  • Responds to member, participant, and community inquiries and issues in a timely manner.
  • Establishes and expands new programs in accordance with the Two Rivers YMCA Association Strategic Plan.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a safe working environment and directing the work of staff.LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:
    • Program/Project Management
    • Communication & Influence
    • Developing Self & OthersSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for training and supervising volunteer coaches, part time employees and program participants. Serve as the primary responder in the event of an emergency.QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • One to two years related experience is preferred.
      • One year of supervisory experience.
      • Current CPR, AED, First Aid, and Lifeguard Certifications, ARC preferred.
      • ARC Lifeguard Instructor Certification preferred.
      • Valid Driver's License and Car Insurance
      • Minimum age of 21.
      • Within 30 days of hire, completion of Blood Borne Pathogens training.
      • YMCA Team Leader certification preferred.
      • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
        • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
        • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
        • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
        • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
        • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
        • Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility.
        • Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness. START YOUR APPLICATION
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