The Coordinator performs professional recreation work involving the planning and implementation of creative arts activities for special populations of various age level groups. Examples of creative arts includes, but is not limited to, painting, drawing, clay, and performance art. 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 employee is primarily tasked with developing modified creative arts activities and programs, teaching creative crafts, maintaining a green house and garden area, ordering and maintaining creative arts supplies and materials, overseeing a recreation aide and volunteers, coordinating events, teams, clubs, etc. and contributing to the Therapeutic Recreation Center’s (TRC) objectives. Employee in this classification reports to the Assistant Director Therapeutic Recreation Center.
Bachelor’s degree in therapeutic recreation or related field and one year of experience working in creative arts for individuals with disabilities.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
CDL must be obtained within six (6) months of employment. Must be able to work flexible schedules, depending on program needs including working nights and weekends and shifting assignment as program needs change.