The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform administrative work supervising the city-wide program of athletics for the Parks and Recreation Department. The employee in this class is responsible for the promotion and supervision of sports and athletic activities under the Parks and Recreation Department's jurisdiction, and directs the work of a number of full and part-time employees directing athletic activities and organizing teams for league competition. The essential functions are: directs and supervises the Jr. High School Interscholastic Athletic Program; supervises two or more full-time employees; inspects the Municipal football stadium and baseball fields; prepares and submits the athletic budgetary requests, and monitors expenditures of allotted funds for Athletic Programs; and troubleshoots problems. Work involves considerable contact with Community Centers Director IIIs (Athletic Centers) in charge of teams, leagues and specialized recreational activities. General plans and activities are subject to periodic review by the Director and the Assistant Director.
Bachelor's Degree with major course work in Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Sports Management, or related field and five years' experience in an organized community competitive and/or recreational program, coaching one or more athletic sports, or athletic facility management. Experience must include two years of supervisory experience in sports management or athletics, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide
the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be
Must possess a valid Alabama driver's license as needed to travel to various sites. Must be willing to work varying and/or extended hours and holidays. Physical ability to work outdoors while being exposed to inclement weather conditions such as heat, rain, and cold.