Recreation Program Supervisor
Eagan, MN 
Posted 92 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Recreation Program Supervisor

Parks and Recreation

Recreation Program Manager

The Recreation Program Supervisor's primary objective is to plan, develop and conduct recreational programs in various program areas as assigned. The Supervisor will function within the Recreation Division's team approach, write publicity, supervise seasonal staff and evaluate recreational program offerings. This position will have an emphasis on community events.

  • Plans, develops, administers, and evaluates recreation programs which provide year-around activites for City residents. Recommends program changes to reflect community needs.
  • Recruits, recommends for hire, trains, schedules and supervises seasonal instructors, seasonal program assistants, recreation leaders, recreation assistants and volunteers.
  • Plan, organizes and conducts special events, programs, and activities in assigned program areas.
  • Responds to citizen complaints or suggestions concerning problems or suggestions for enhancements.
  • Develops a publicity and information program by utilizing brochures, newspapers, flyers, newsletters and other forms of communication.
  • Collaborates with South of the River communities and other agencies to provide comprehensive recreational opportunities in the City.
  • Serves as liason to one or more assigned community organizations such as the Holz Farm Board, Eagan Funfest Board, etc.
  • Prepares program budgets for inclusion in the Recreation Division budget.
  • Recreation Program Supervisor will generally be primarily assigned to supervise one or more of the following program areas: Preschool Programs, Youth, Teens, Family & Special Events, Adapted Programming, Arts & Culture, and Older Adults.
  • Obtains supplies, materials and services for recreation programs within approved levels of the budget.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports as required.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of work progress.
  • Attends meetings as required to perform position functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in Parks & Recreation, Leisure Services, or related field
  • Valid drivers' license
  • 5 years of prior recreation programming experience
  • Experience with Recreation and Volunteer Management Software
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Broad knowledge of youth behavior and ability to relate to youth and adults
  • Must be able to socially, physically and mentally perform all essential position functions in the working conditions described
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of municipal procedures, budgets and experience in public money management
  • Knowledge of and skill in organization of sports, games, crafts, lesson formats, and special events
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish appropriate priorities
  • 5 years of experience supervising seasonal staff and volunteers

  • Direct supervision of seasonal employees, volunteers, independent contractors, vendors
  • No indirect supervision

  • Working Conditions are 50% in the office and 50% in the field
  • Outdoor weather conditions include rain, cold weather, and snow; which may affect program plans
Physical demands are representative of those that may be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a person with disabilities to perform the essential functions by:
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, write and hear
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as folding tables, craft supplies
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, run, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distant vision, color vision and peripheral vision

Work hours are a combination of daytime, evening and week-end hours. This is an FLSA exempt salary position. Hours worked may be more than 40 hours per week. The Recreation Program Supervisor will receive the same amount of compensation every two weeks.


Special Notes/Instructions
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, October 9th at 11:00pm; FIRST LEVEL INTERVIEWS: Week of October 10th; SECOND LEVEL INTERVIEWS: Week of October 17th
Contact Information
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Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
November 2016
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Salary and Benefits
$66,753.94-$78,510.12 Annually
Full-time, benefit eligible position
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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