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Asst. Community Engagement Director

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Recreational
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Park Services
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2100000819 Requisition #

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of Director or designee to develop, plan, and implement programs that activate parks across the City. Supports the quality of life for Memphis residents. Conceives creative and attractive programs for youth and the general public that will take place year-round on a rotating basis at neighborhood parks across the City. Offers family-friendly activities that contribute to the physical and mental well-being of residents. Executes the Summer Parks Program that focuses on youth activities for 20-30 parks annually. Administers the program’s estimated budget of $2 million annually. Manages the promotion and marketing of all park programs. Conducts outreach to neighborhood associations and other neighborhood groups to engage them in programs. Establishes and monitors program standards and success benchmarks. Develops partnerships and sponsorships to augment City funding for programs. Supervises program coordinators, contractors, and community partners in the delivery of programs. Provides leadership to Parks Programming Department. Provides short and long-term planning to identify areas of improvement for programs and services offered. Develops, implements, and analyze meaningful metrics and data collection to assess service objectives. Consults with Division’s budget staff to develop annual budget, and review and prepare regular reports to monitor monthly expenditures and revenues. Develops, reviews, and updates operating procedures of Park programs. Supervises assigned staff, and sets evaluation and performance goals. Manages relationship with General Park Ops and Services for regular and major maintenance, as well as oversight of security and safety protocols. Develops and implements communication strategies to increase participation in programs, inform current participants of new programs, and guide staff in the procurement of goods and services. Leads the development of grant proposals related to park program activities. Recommends and assist in the development of the annual CIP plan for the Division. Drives to various locations throughout the City on a consistent basis.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the ability to operate office equipment such as a computer, copier and telephone. Requires ability to communicate with staff, management, public officials, community, and other agencies. Must be able to traverse across uneven grounds. Must be able to operate an automobile for the purpose of driving to various locations throughout the city.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an office setting or various parks and other buildings throughout the City. May be exposed to changing weather conditions. Requires frequent travel to various sites around the City.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Theatre, Recreation, or closely related field and eight (8) years’ experience in Parks and Recreation with six (6) of the eight (8) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess and maintain a valid Driver License as a condition of continued employment.

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.
 
The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at talent.management@memphistn.gov.

Division:   Human Resources


The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.
 
The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at talent.management@memphistn.gov.

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