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Athletics Program Manager

Augusta-Richmond County


Listing Summary

DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this classification is to manage the operations and staff involved in providing athletics programs and activities for Consolidated Government citizens.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
  • Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work activities for athletics programs and facilities: prioritizes work activities to meet objectives; ensures subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex and problem situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to Deputy Director.
  • Develops and implements long- and short-term goals and objectives for the Consolidated Government in the area of athletics programming: develops and implements policies and procedures for effective operations and maintenance; prioritizes and oversees athletics programming and activities; recommends changes in order to meet organizational needs; and identifies new processes and alternatives to resolve problems or improve/enhance operations.
  • Develops standards for athletics equipment, facilities, and fields maintenance: ensures equipment, facilities, and fields are properly maintained; conducts inspections of equipment, facilities, and fields; ensures safety and maintenance of all areas; and determines needed repairs and/or upgrades.
  • Plans, develops, oversees, and conducts athletic programming: plans and coordinates youth and adult programs, tournaments and special events; researches current programming trends and community needs; establishes programming and event fees; processes program and event registrations; collects fees; and maintains related documentation.
  • Develops and implements budget for assigned area: determines budget needs and allocations; monitors expenditures and revenues to ensure compliance with approved budget; and maintains related documentation.
  • Performs public relations duties: receives and responds to inquiries from the general public and others regarding various athletic programs and services; provides information or directs inquiries to appropriate department resources; meets with civic groups, sports organizations and others; and prepares and presents information regarding sports opportunities and athletics programming.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:    Bachelor’s Degree in Parks & Recreation or related field 

Experience:  Five years of progressively responsible experience in athletics programming to include lead or supervisory experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of management and supervision, recreation administration, program development and implementation, and rules of variety of sports.
  • Familiarity of laws, ordinances, county and departmental policies and procedures, and budgetary processes and procedures, programs, activities, and facilities.
  • Proficiency in planning and coordinating large groups, supplies, and volunteers; athletic field preparation and maintenance, and public relations and use of the media.
  • Mastery of basic accounting and mathematics and operating modern office equipment.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to supervise others

Licensing/Certification:  

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license with good driving history.  If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment. 
  • Must obtain and maintain CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications within one (1) year of employment.

Listing ends on:

6/28/2022