The Superintendent of Recreation is responsible for overseeing all job duties and functions of LWSRA Managers and Recreation Specialists, oversee therapeutic recreation services for individuals of all ages with disabilities, represent Lincolnway Special Recreation Association (LWSRA) at meetings, and advocate for the development of recreation programs for all.
- Graduate from an accredited college or university with a BA/BS degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Parks and Recreation,
or related field of study, or MA/MS in related field of study. NCTRC eligibility desired.
- Minimum of three years full time experience planning and conducting recreation programs for people with disabilities,
including progressive supervisory experience.
- Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of all aspects of special recreation and its administration, including risk
- Must have knowledge of budget processes and techniques.
- Must have knowledge of marketing and public relations skills.
- Oversee the comprehensive therapeutic recreation services offered by LWSRA.
- Disseminate information about LWSRA and prepare, or assist in the preparation of, informational material, news releases,
etc. for promoting LWSRA.
- Develop and maintain relationships with agencies in our community, which serve people with disabilities.
- Assist in analyzing LWSRA’s program and personnel needs.
- Oversee all job duties and functions of LWSRA Managers and Recreation Specialists.
- Assist in the preparation of the seasonal brochure.
- Assist in the planning and coordination of programs.
- Oversee and evaluate program and event ideas presented by the Recreation Specialists, assist when needed.
- Develop skills and abilities necessary to carry out assigned duties by attending PDRMA’s Risk Management Institute at
least once a year, meetings, conferences, in-service training, workshops and other opportunities for development.
- Assist and/or support fundraising and marketing efforts to benefit and support LWSRA.
- Attend PDRMA, ITRS and other meetings, workshops and seminars.
- Assist the Executive Director in preparing the annual budget proposal, and monitor expenses and revenue as required.
- Act in the absence of the Executive Director.
- Assist in developing and recommending policies and procedures in providing safe programs and services, and to serve as
a member of the Safety Committee.
- Serve on the LWSRA Safety Committee and attend required safety meetings, seminars and workshops.
- Solve complex problems regarding demand for services and LWSRA resources.
- Must be able to respond to the needs of individuals with disabilities.
- Must be able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure such as deadlines and emergencies.