(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
Coordinates and manages the various aspects of the City of Thornton's recreation programs to full inclusion for all ages. The program sites may include the Carpenter Recreation Center, Trail Winds Recreation Center, Active Adult Center, Thornton Community Center, the outdoor pools, skate parks, athletic fields, and all related amenities.
Working with Recreation Staff and department staff, community partners, and other area agencies develop a fully functioning and thriving AIR Program.
Produce within one year a working Strategic Plan document for AIR, especially formulating goals and objectives, next steps, and doing due diligence research on the community and surrounds.
Attend ongoing training opportunities for self and share with Recreation division staff to, over time, create better synergies and understanding of the AIR program.
Recommend and design programs and program enhancement; develop and recommend program budgets along with a fee schedule; establish program registration and qualification protocols, and market the programs accordingly.
Interact with numerous organizations and individuals, including patrons at all the facilities and amenities, schools, staff, community groups, and the Advisory Boards in the department.
Contribute and participate accordingly at all the department special events to highlight the AIR Program.
Assess the requests for special accommodations for the programs across the department, and make recommendations accordingly.
Assist in developing and making recommendations on policies and procedures based on the ADA while observing and evaluating existing programs.
Create a data-centric plan to continue to engage more and more of the community, and report to Recreation Administrator with program, supply, and infrastructure needs.
Provide behavior management education and support for staff and diversity awareness for the department.
Maintain confidentiality regarding any medical condition for patrons and follow all rules per the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Assist the department with ADA compliance and develop the ADA Transition Plan after completing a detailed ADA Audit of the programs, facilities, and amenities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
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