City of Kentwood
  • 10-Feb-2020 to 24-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • $22.01 - $28.11
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City of Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Recreation Program Coordinator position.  The Recreation Program Coordinator responsibilities include the following:

  • Plans, organizes, schedules and coordinates recreation, sports, and cultural programs and activities;
  • Assists in the development and implementation of new programs;
  • Performs outreach to obtain program/activity sponsorships and fundraising;
  • Directs and reviews the work of part-time and support staff and volunteers;
  • Provides technical assistance to staff;
  • Prepares and maintains statistical and narrative records and reports related to recreation programs, facilities and projects;
  • Responds to public inquiries and complaints related to recreation and cultural programs and activities;
  • Promotes City recreation and cultural programs in the community and/or a facility;
  • Orders and accounts for the use of program supplies and equipment;
  • Performs parks and recreation administrative support and customer service activities as required; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualified applicants will possess all the following:

  • Michigan Driver's License;
  • CTRS certification;
  • Bachelor's Degree in public administration, recreation, or a field related to the work; AND
  • two years of professional experience in recreation program planning and implementation and/or recreation facility or community center supervision; OR  
  • an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience;
  • CPR and First Aid certification within six months of date of employment.   

This is a full-time position with excellent benefits.  Recreation Program Coordinators typically work Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturdays.  The pay range for this position is $22.01 to $28.11.  Please see the Job Description for more details about this position. 

Kentwood Activities Center, 355 48th ST SE, Kentwood MI 49548

The City of Kentwood is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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