The fundamental reason this position exists is to perform administrative work in planning, organizing, directing, supervising and coordinating a well-rounded recreation program for disabled persons. The essential functions of the position are: plans, schedules, supervises and coordinates the scheduling of all programs for disabled persons; supervises staff and volunteers; coordinates the orientation of all new participants; contributes to the department objectives; assists the Therapeutic Recreation Center Director in preparing and administering the operating budget; and coordinates, plans, and supervises volunteer and internship programs. Supervision is received from the Therapeutic Recreation Director.
Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or a Bachelor's degree in an allied health professional field of study (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology or Science, Speech Pathology, Music or Art Therapy, Special Education, or Adaptive Physical Education) and one year of related supervisory experience obtained within the past five years OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to those applicants who are Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialists (C.T.R.S.) and/or have supervisory experience in a therapeutic recreational facility or setting.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must possess a Commercial Driver's License (C.D.L.) or the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License within six months after acquiring this position.