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Program and Youth Development Supervisor

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Post Through March 29, 2021

Program and Youth Development Supervisor

Regular Full-time


The City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department is recruiting to fill a full-time Program and Youth Development Supervisor.  This position is responsible for all programming and events for children, up to age 18, and families.  This includes program-specific and City-wide special events, special populations, traditional summer day camp programs and the Partners for Healthy Youth Board in cooperation with the Kettering City School District.  Additional responsibilities include researching, developing and implementing new and innovative youth and family special events and programs on a monthly, quarterly, seasonal and annual basis;  recruiting, training and supervising all camp staff; supervising and evaluating program coordinators and part-time employees; developing and coordinating activities and events for special populations with a focus on inclusive programming.  The Program and Youth Development Supervisor works with the Recreation Manager, other coordinators and City departments to implement large City-wide special events, such as Go 4th (Fourth of July fireworks), Mayor’s Tree Lighting and other PRCA events.


The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation or related field and have at least five years of related professional experience in public recreation or non-profit leadership; or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must have the ability to take primary responsibility for the entire youth, family and special population program operation and have knowledge of the objectives and principles of public recreation, including a thorough understanding of activities, which comprise a community recreation program. Experience in budget management and preparation required.  Strong interpersonal skills, experience in working in public sector, and a background in recreational service delivery programs desirable. If not currently certified in CPR and First Aid, certification will be required within 2 months of appointment. Excellent organizational and staff supervisory skills are required, as well as the ability to work effectively with all employees, City officials and the general public.


Annual salary up to $74,027 with entry rate contingent on candidate’s related skills, education, knowledge and abilities. Excellent benefits.


Candidates with related training and experience, who are interested in this opportunity, should submit a resume and cover letter by 5 pm on Monday, March 29, 2021, to: Director of Human Resources, Kettering Government Center, 3600 Shroyer Rd., Kettering, OH 45429 or email to:  Office hours are 8AM-5PM, M-F.  Visit for more information about this position, the City of Kettering and the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department.

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