The Adapted Sports Coordinator performs skilled recreation work in directing adapted sports related activities for special populations. Examples of special populations include adults and/or children with hearing and visual impairments, mental and physical disabilities, and individuals with Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, autism, and spinal cord injuries. Work of this class involves the responsibility for planning and directing tournaments, supervising and carrying out leisure activities and programs such as adapted sports and all outdoor adventure recreation. The coordinator recruits new participants; plans and implements tournaments; oversees, plans and implements the adapted individual and team sports programs; organizes activities for after school programs, outdoor programs and activities; supervises adapted sports and equestrian staff; oversees the annual adapted sports budget; conducts fundraising activities; and contributes to the department objectives by accepting additional assignments and performing other duties. Employees in this classification report to the Assistant Therapeutic Recreation Center Director.
Bachelor's Degree in therapeutic recreation and one year of experience working with adapted sports programs.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide
the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be
Should possess a valid Alabama driver’s license in order to operate transportation for participants. A commercial driver’s license (CDL) must be obtained within six (6) months of employment in order to operate transportation requiring position of a CDL. The incumbent will also be expected to obtain first aid and CPR certifications after hire.