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Distinguishing Features of Work:

Under general direction from the Recreation Director, directly supervises all aspects of the Youth Center, RRSR program, Cultural Arts program and other Rantoul Recreation Department activities as assigned. The Youth Programs/RRSR/Cultural Art Supervisor is responsible for the administration, development, direction, and evaluation of a comprehensive recreation program for individuals with special needs at the Rantoul Recreation Department. The Youth Programs/RRSR/Cultural Art Supervisor is responsible for administration, development, direction, and evaluation of visual/performing arts, cultural arts programs and classes, and special events. The Youth Programs/RRSR/Cultural Art Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and operation of the Rantoul Recreation Department Youth Center. In addition, the Youth Programs/RRSR/Cultural Art Supervisor acts as the Rantoul Recreation Department’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance officer.

Illustrative Examples of Work:

1.Directs all facility operations, facility rentals, and programs at the Rantoul Recreation Department Youth Center.

2.Directs comprehensive recreation programs for people of all ages and ability levels with special needs.

3.Oversee provision of inclusion services for people with disabilities.

4.Performs recruiting, training and the supervising of volunteers, seasonal and part time staff, evaluating individual performance and planning the work schedules.

5.Oversee programs, evaluate and identify problems, and initiate solutions.

6.Plans, implements and evaluates creative arts programs and special events for individuals of all ages and abilities.

7.Expands visual and performing art opportunities to the community.

8.Meet regularly with Assistant Recreation Director to discuss all facets of daily operations, programs and staff issues.

9.Develop, implement and evaluate youth athletic programs including but not limited to baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball and soccer; hire and train officials to oversee the games; develop league schedules’ supervise individual programs and help with the maintenance of fields/courts as necessary; recruit sponsors in the business community for support.

10.Assists in establishing rules and regulations for the safety and welfare of patrons and staff; oversees the use of equipment and the maintenance and housekeeping of the center; develops written procedures manual.

11.Maintains and submits accurate financial, personnel, inventory, safety, payroll and program service records to the Superintendent; may require handling of cash/checks on a daily basis; works with existing computer system to prepare marketing materials, forms, inventory control and in communication.

12.Develops, presents and markets activity program advantages to the general public and attends community and service club meetings as appropriate for the success of the activity center; attends regular staff meetings.

13.Requisitions routine supplies and materials, reviews and maintains inventory and recommends the purchase of capital equipment.

14.Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above, including supervising youth activities away from the Youth Center facility.

Desirable Requirements:

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, or equivalent Degree from an accredited university, or 5 years of progressive managerial experience in the recreation field.

Experience

Certification by NCTRC as a CTRS or eligibility to sit for exam and earn certificate within one year of hire is preferred.

Certification or acquiring certification within one year of hire, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention by the Crisis Prevention Institute, First Aid and CPR and Lifeguard certification is required.

Demonstrated knowledge of disabling conditions and experience in planning a wide range of recreation activities.

Requires possession of a valid Illinois Vehicle Operator’s License in the appropriate classification required by law.

Requires knowledge of general office procedures, budget preparation and implementation.

Requires training/experience in human relations and supervision.

Significant Responsibilities

Requires ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Requires ability to supervise and maintain an efficient operation.

Requires ability to deal with the general public in a friendly and courteous manner.

Requires ability to successfully present comprehensive recreation programs for people of all ages and abilities.

Requires organizational skills and the ability to maintain a variety of diverse activities simultaneously.

Requires ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relations with Village employees.

Additional Information

Under general direction from the Recreation Director, directly supervises all aspects of the Youth Center, RRSR program, Cultural Arts program and other Rantoul Recreation Department activities as assigned. The Youth Programs/RRSR/Cultural Art Supervisor is responsible for the administration, development, direction, and evaluation of a comprehensive recreation program for individuals with special needs at the Rantoul Recreation Department. The Youth Programs/RRSR/Cultural Art Supervisor is responsible for administration, development, direction, and evaluation of visual/performing arts, cultural arts programs and classes, and special events. The Youth Programs/RRSR/Cultural Art Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and operation of the Rantoul Recreation Department Youth Center. In addition, the Youth Programs/RRSR/Cultural Art Supervisor acts as the Rantoul Recreation Department’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance officer.

Selected applicant will be required to live within a twenty mile radius of the corporate limits of Rantoul within six months after the completion of a six month probationary term. A post-offer drug screen will be required of the selected applicant.

Please submit applications via the Village website at www.myrantoul.com and a full job description can be reviewed at this site. To apply please submit application accompanied by a resume or cover letter by 5:00PM on Jan 25th, 2019. Any questions should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager at (217) 892-6856.

EEO/AA

Application Special Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and resume with the application.

 Village of Rantoul Recreation Department

 Contact

Tony Peyton
217-892-6856
tpeyton@myrantoul.com

 Closing Date

January 25, 2019  Print