Montgomery City County Personnel

Therapeutic Creative Arts Assistant Coordinator (#CI7338)

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Pay Grade

A04

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform skilled recreation work assisting the Therapeutic Creative Arts Coordinator in the organization and instruction of creative arts activities for special populations of various age level groups. Examples of special populations include individuals with hearing and visual impairments, mentally and physically challenged and individuals with strokes.  Employees in this classification receive instructions on the scheduling of classes and on course content from the supervisor, but must exercise independent judgment in the application of specialized knowledge and techniques in the conduct of the work.  The essential functions are: assists in planning and implementing arts and crafts programs for individuals with disabilities (children and adults) and wellness programs adult groups; coordinates and supervises the activities of recreation aide and volunteers; assists in coordinating and coaching  the drama team;  assists in coordinating  therapeutic recreation center’s garden club (vegetable and herbs garden) and green house; assists in coordinating the stroke support group; and accepts additional assignments to achieve the overall objective of the Therapeutic Recreation Center.  Employee in this classification reports to the Therapeutic Creative Arts Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and one (1) year of experience working in Arts and Crafts for individuals with disabilities.  A Bachelor’s degree in Recreational Therapy is preferred.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

  

Special Requirements

Must be physically able to stoop, bend and lift overhead as needed to assist and instruct with various creative arts. Must be able to work flexible schedules, depending on program needs including working nights and weekends and shifting assignment as program needs change. Employment is conditioned upon applicants acquiring and maintaining a commercial driver's license (CDL) B (Passenger Endorsement) and insurable driving record.  CDL must be obtained within six (6) months of employment.

CLASS: CI7338; EST: ; REV: 4/2/2021;