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Athletic Program Supervisor

Hall County

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Provides oversight, coordination, planning, and evaluation of the youth and adult athletic programs and activities provided by Hall County Parks & Leisure Services. Provides supervision and training to staff, contracted staff, and volunteers assigned to the programs. Must be willing to work evenings, and some weekends and holidays. Position is required to hold and maintain a Certification as a Youth Sports Administrator or obtain within 6 months of hire.




Plans, initiates, organizes and oversees a diversified program of athletics, sports camps and related activities for all age groups throughout the County. 


Formulates seasonal leagues and organizes all teams through player evaluations for county-wide athletic programs. Prepares practice and game schedules, sets-up and ensures set-up of facilities, secures coaches and officials. Coordinates and supervises the use of County School facilities with BOE representatives including Athletic Directors and Principles. Maintains records of participation and event attendance and submits reports as required.


Assists with developing the annual budget by projecting athletic program revenues and expenditures. Recommends new programs and fees and charges. Adheres to County purchasing policies with the procurement of uniforms, equipment, and supplies. Collects and properly deposits all revenue collected. Maintains records and submits reports to the County Finance Department and Department Director as required.


Recommends and implements policy and procedures. Develops and maintains an Athletic Program Handbook. 


Interviews and makes hiring recommendations. Supervises subordinates and volunteers engaged in leading athletic activities. Assigns work schedules, trains and counsel’s staff and volunteers as necessary. 

 Ensures that all required background checks are conducted and reviewed. Facilitates all coaches’ education / training requirements and confirms completion. Mandates that all staff and volunteers complete training for mandatory child abuse reporting O.C.G.A. 19-7-5 as required by law and maintain secure records thereof.  


Develops and disseminates promotional releases to media and general public regarding schedules and events conducted by the Athletics’ Division. 


Investigates, recommends and demonstrates techniques, procedures, materials and equipment used in individual and group athletics and sports activities; keeps abreast of new games and techniques to provide up-to-date and accurate information to the public.


Conducts needs assessment studies to determine program and equipment effectiveness and makes recommendation for change when appropriate.


Answers questions and interprets recreation and athletic programs to the general public and organizations via the telephone or in person. Handles conflict resolutions’ in a courteous and professional manner.


Conducts coaching clinics to ensure all volunteer coaches understand rules of the game, organization for play and other related functions associated with athletic activities.


Consults with the Director-Parks and Leisure Services and other professional staff members to coordinate athletic programs to insure a wide range of activities are provided to the citizens of Hall County.


Serves as the department liaison for Special Olympics of Hall County. Represents the department with other civic organizations to create public awareness of Parks and Leisure Services programs and facilities.


Regular and predictable attendance is required.


Performs other related duties as required.




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Education and Experience:


Bachelor's Degree in Recreation.


Two years recreation experience.  


Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.


Licenses and Certifications:


Valid Class I Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).


Certified Youth Sports Administrator


C.P.R /AED Certification 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Knowledge of group recreational planning and supervision and the rules and regulations governing various athletic games and trends in field.


Knowledge of public recreation philosophy and objectives.


Knowledge of first aid procedures and techniques.


Knowledge of C.P.R. and basic emergency medical procedures.


Knowledge of registration and scheduling software.


Ability to plan, organize, and supervise a diversified athletic program and coordinate with private and public athletic associations.


Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.


Ability to deal courteously and diplomatically with the public.


ADA Minimum Qualifications:


Physical Ability: Essential functions continuously require the ability to move about by walking; maintain body equilibrium to prevent failing when walking, standing, crouching or navigating narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces; repetitively use hands/arms/legs; and move/transport items weighing up to 25lbs. Incumbents must continuously be able to think analytically; concentrate on tasks; remember names and other details; and examine/observe details. Additionally, essential functions continuously require the ability to operate equipment; and stay organized.


Essential functions frequently require the ability to bend body downward and forward by bending spine and legs, twisting at the waist, hips or knees; reach overhead; push or pull items; and move/transport items weighing between 26lbs and 50lbs. Incumbents must frequently be able to make decisions and adjust to change. Additionally essential functions frequently require the ability to be on-call; work irregular hours (nights/weekends); maintain stamina during workday; and meet deadlines. 


Essential functions occasionally require the ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing); move oneself by crawling on hands and knees; ascend and descend ladders, stairs, and ramps; position oneself by crouching or kneeling; and move transport items from 51lbs to over 100lbs. Incumbents must occasionally be able to handle stress and emotions; and discriminate colors. Additionally essential functions occasionally require the ability to attend work related meetings; direct others; handle confidential information; use a keyboard or type; and use math/calculations.



Sensory Ability: Essential Functions require the ability to use effective verbal and written communication; and use of hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation to use tools and equipment.


Environmental Factors: Essential functions are continuously performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions, including inclement weather; extreme hot or cold temperatures; risk of bodily harm from hazards including sharp objects and tools, heavy machinery, and other hazards including traffic; dirty soil/mud; extreme dry environments; fumes, gasses, odors, dust, grease and oil; and wet slippery floors/surfaces


Essential functions are frequently performed with exposure to risk of bodily harm from falling from high or exposed places, and falling objects, biological and chemical hazards; moving mechanical parts; extreme noise; hot temperature devices including burners and hot machine parts; and extreme vibration. Incumbents frequently work alone or with others. 


Essential functions are occasionally performed with exposure to risk of bodily harm from electrical hazards; working in constricted spaces; hot temperature devices such as flame torches. 


Incumbents regularly must be able to work around equipment/machinery; drive county vehicles and other equipment; and walk on uneven ground. 


This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.   It is intended to identify the major respon­sibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specifica­tion.



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