Under supervision of the Recreation Program Manager, the Recreation Coordinator will educate youth in areas of physical fitness, health, sportsmanship, teamwork, and other self-esteem and character related values in the area of athletics.
Required: Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent and two (2) years related experience working in a recreation, physical education, health/fitness, or youth programs is required.
Special Requirements: Must pass criminal background checks (MIT, local, city, etc) drug screen and meet all health and immunization requirements
Preferred: Experience working with Native Americans and/or within a Tribal community. Early childhood or child-development education/certification.
Skill in: Supervisory techniques and practices to include managing, scheduling, assigning, coordinating, and monitoring work of others; motivational techniques; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; listening effectively; observing reactions/interactions of others; problem-solving; conflict resolution; evaluating options and implementing solutions; using a computer and standard office equipment.
Knowledge of: Physical education curriculum, including team sports and rules of games; the English language including composition and grammar; methods of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups; laws and government regulations; human behavior and performance; learning and motivation; Native American culture and history.
Ability to: Maintain confidentiality; maintain a positive attitude and work ethic; effectively communicate information and ideas, both written and verbal; comprehend information, both written and verbal; form culturally competent, non-judgmental, supportive and empowering relationships with youth; gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions, and present findings and recommendations; use independent judgment.
The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stand; use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms; lift carry and/or push/pull up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.