Division Manager - Sports

Recruitment #23-4022A-001


This position oversees and manages total operations and services for the Division. The Division Manager ensures procedures, work rules and fiscal and administrative functions are carried out in a manner that achieves the department’s mission. The incumbent supervises approximately 11 employees and is responsible for departmental facilities including, but not limited to: Jim Nichols Tennis Complex, Kettering Fields Softball Complex, Howell Field and Community Golf Course.

The Division Manager will manage and participate in the development and administration of the division's annual budget, project and plan funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies, monitor approved expenditures, direct and implement adjustments as necessary. The incumbent effectively and efficiently develops, administers and manages the capital and operating budget for the division, to include revenue projections; so as to maximize available resources, customer satisfaction and physical upkeep of the division’s facilities. 

The incumbent will expand and maximize the internal and external customer base for programs and services, work to cross-promote programs and services within the three divisions in the department and assist in developing joint marketing strategies to achieve departmental goals, develop and manage the execution of a broad, active, publicity program to promote programs, activities and services. This includes utilizing newspapers, magazines, fliers, posters, radio, television, social media and web page for promotional purposes in conjunction with other departmental marketing initiatives. 

This position will provide oversight, coordination with, and leadership for all professional contractors for the daily operations of the pro shop and restaurant facility, lessons, practice range, greens fees, cart rental, merchandising, purchasing, display and sales at Community Golf Course. The incumbent will manage the municipal operations to ensure an efficient, self-sufficient, financially sound operation; plan, develop, and implement specific operational policies, programs, and procedures to ensure the most effective and efficient operation of the department's amenities. 

The incumbent will ensure the facilities and assets are well maintained to industry standards and according to City preventive maintenance policies through planning and directing the routine maintenance of physical facilities, grounds, motorized fleet, supplies and equipment for any assigned operations; access, analyze and determine capital improvement needs for facilities; prepare and ensure bids are processed for approved projects according to established city and departmental policy and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Management, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration or a closely related field AND 5 years of supervisory experience.

Master’s Degree is preferred.


Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) must be obtained within the 6 months of appointment.

License Requirements

Must have a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain as a condition of employment.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Background Check 
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position. 

Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing 
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 

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