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Hiring: Recreation Director

Recreation Director sought for part time position in the Village of Canastota. This position includes typical activities such as:

  1. Plans and coordinates all phases of the recreation programs and works with all groups interested in recreation;
  2. Prepares and manages program budgets including personal services, materials, supplies, and estimates of revenues;
  3. Recruits, selects, trains, and assigns professional and non-professional personnel; directs or supervises their activities in a manner conducive to good work relationships;
  4. Promotes the organization and administration of recreation activities in an attempt to insure maximum efficiency;
  5. Coordinates separate and co-sponsored programs and events with other community groups and school;
  6. Prepares and distributes publicity material and speaks to civic groups on recreation;
  7. Represents the department at meetings;
  8. Keeps records and makes periodic reports

Minimum Qualifications include:

  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Master’s degree in Recreation or closely related field; OR
  2. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or a closely related field and one (1) year of full-time paid, or its part-time equivalent, experience in the conduct of recreation activities in which incumbent independently assessed participants’ needs, developed recreation programs or activities to fill those needs, evaluated activities and programs and redesigned activities as necessary

Other skills commensurate with recreation a plus. Interested applicants should submit resume and three (3) references to Village Administrator Jenn Farwell at 205 South Peterboro Street, Canastota, New York 13032 or electronically to Administrator@canastota.com

The Village of Canastota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities, protected veterans and others who would enrich a diverse and inclusive work environment