Senior and Adult Program Supervisor

  • Application Period Closed Full Time Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts
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  • Posted 1 month ago


Post through March 30, 2018


The City of Kettering’s Award Winning Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department seeks an exceptional professional to fill the full-time position of “Senior and Adult Program Supervisor.” The Supervisor performs work under the general direction of the Division Manager of Recreation and is responsible for the supervision and operation of adult programs, senior programs, events and services for the Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department and the Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center.  Assists the Division Manager of Recreation in the development of a comprehensive senior and adult community recreation program area; oversees the development, implementation and evaluation of all adult and senior programs, events and services. The Supervisor maintains cooperative working relations with community service agencies and organizations whose activities can benefit the senior center’s programs, works with the Senior Advisory Board in the development and evaluation of the Senior Center’s programs and activities and serves as editor for the bi-monthly Lathrem Letter newsletter.  Selects, trains and supervises all program coordinators and necessary support staff and volunteers of the senior center; administers and enforces personnel policies and procedures for program staff; and is responsible for all administrative duties of the Lathrem Senior Center and associated front desk services. Manages senior community transportation program, funding requirements and all associated operational components. Must be available for some evening and weekend events and facility management duties.


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, Gerontology or a related field, with a Master’s Degree preferred, and experience in community based recreation for older adults. Must have the ability to take primary responsibility for the entire program operation.  Strong interpersonal skills, experience in working with seniors, volunteers and a background in recreational service delivery programs desirable.  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.  Experience in budget management and preparation required. Excellent communication skills and strong leadership abilities are desirable.  Previous recreation program development and management experience and being a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) are also preferred.  If not currently certified in CPR and First Aid, certification will be required after appointment.


The salary range for this position is up to $70,096; excellent benefits. Entry rate is contingent on candidate’s related skills, education, knowledge and abilities.


Candidates who are interested in this opportunity should submit a resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm on March 30, 2018, to: Director of Human Resources, Kettering Government Center, 3600 Shroyer Rd., Kettering, OH 45429. Office hours are 8AM-5PM, M-F. Applicants may apply in person, by U.S. Mail, Fax to (937) 296-3371, or by attaching the required forms to an email and sending them to Visit for more information about this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer



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