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Hillsborough County Government

Athletics Manager (#ATHMGRUNM5) UNM5
$31.86-$50.97 Hourly / $5,522.40-$8,834.80 Monthly / $66,268.80-$106,017.60 Yearly


Performs managerial/administrative duties with responsibility for planning, budgeting, coordinating and controlling personnel, materials and physical resources to achieve operations and organizational objectives, this position is responsible for the management of 40 sport complexes and 60 youth sport organizations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or related field; AND
  • 5 years of experience directly related to Parks and Recreation; 2 of which must have been in a management capacity;


  • An equivalent combination of education (not less than possession of a high school diploma/GED, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; AND
  • Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals


  • Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.


  • Limited physical effort; may include travel, meeting with internal staff as well as external potential partners, stakeholders, some early morning/late night hours required, lifting no more than twenty pounds.  Normal office situation for seeing and hearing.


  • Plans, develops, administers and managers operations of a comprehensive athletics section, through subordinate managers in the Athletic Services section.
  • Formulates and establishes administration policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure operations efficiency and effective administration of assigned section.
  • Compiles, computes, reports and monitors various performance measures and facility usage statistics for programs and operations within the section.
  • Recommends plans and assists in the development of comprehensive budget plan to meet current and projected needs of assigned section.
  • Manages annual budget and performs cost and productivity analysis to ensure tight fiscal control through realistic.
  • Evaluates and participates in the development of short and long-range goals and objectives, supports strategic plans, and promotes the direction of section and department.
  • Oversees, recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of staff, volunteers and instructors by providing quality leadership. Promotes outstanding customer service for all employees.
  • Analyzes data to determine program/personnel effectiveness and implements programs/personnel adjustments; reviews and acts on management, administrative and operations problems; ensures compliance with program requirements.
  • Leads and participates in planning functions for Department includng planning and design teams, focus groups, public meetings and coordination with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Ability to identify and analyze complex problems that often involve collaboration and must have ability to think critically.
  • Highly complex decision making ability required.  Must exhibit sound judgement and high level, thinking and decision making abilities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written, verbal and nonverbal. Requires regular interaction with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to plan and understand critical paths and time lines.  Must provide information well in advance for review and input.
  • Must exhibit professionalism, leadership by example, and must understand administrative and executive management's vision and departmental goals.
  • Ability to understand the operations and functions required of the position and those it impacts.
  • Ability to collect and analyze information to help problem solve and make complex decisions.
  • Ability to formulate effective project strategies, determine project objectives, and set priorities.
  • Ability to speak at functions and positively represent Hillsborough County at events.
  • Extensive knowledge of the department and county to assist with emergency management issues.
  • Represent the section or department on any boards or committees.


In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee’s department, the County’s Office of Emergency Management, or County Administration. Such assignments may be for before, during or after the emergency/disaster.

CLASS: ATHMGRUNM5; EST: 12/2/2019; REV: ;