JOB SUMMARYThe City of San Marcos is looking for energetic individuals to staff our Summer Fun Program. The program provides area children, ages 6-13, with a fun-filled summer that includes games, activities and field trips! This is a temporary employment. The program begins on June 14, 2021 and runs for eight weeks. There will also be one week for training, totaling nine weeks. An exit interview with Youth Services Coordinator and/or Recreation Manager may be required at close of program. Training begins June 7, 2021.
The Summer Fun Program Coordinator reports to the Youth Services Coordinator and Recreation Manager. The Program Coordinator plans, coordinates and administers the City's Summer Fun Youth Program; organizes and monitors program activities; conducts counseling sessions; prepares and maintains program records; supervises assigned personnel; and performs other related duties.
* Programming and hiring needs are subject to change due to Covid-19. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING
- Supervises Site Supervisor, Assistant Site Supervisor and Activity Leader positions.
- Trains approximately six summer workers about City and Parks and Recreation policies and procedures; manages and administers the Summer Fun Program.
- Prepares and schedules on and off campus activities for approximately 50 school aged children at one playground campus site.
- Drives to the activity site to supervise and train employees; oversees, administers and monitors program activities. Maintains program documentation and responds to "on-call" situations. Schedules bus transportation to all off campus activities.
- On-call 24 hours for any problem or situation which may arise which involves the Summer Fun Recreation program and activities.
- Other Miscellaneous Duties:
- Parent and child counseling.
DECISION MAKINGTrains and monitors approximately six temporary employees.
Planning ability; ability to assign appropriate summer personnel for various program activities.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications)
- An Associate's Degree in Education, Recreation Administration, or related field is required.
- Five years supervisory experience working with children in recreation and/or education setting is required.
- Valid Texas Driver's License with acceptable driving record.
- CPR/First Aid Certification is required during week of training- administered by COSM
- Required to work a full nine weeks with the program.
CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
- Extensive experience working with children is preferred.
JOB DIMENSIONSEffective communication skills needed to deal with staff members; handling public concerns regarding the Summer Fun Program; child and parent counseling. Ability to deal effectively with several problems at one time; deal appropriately with several individuals in solving problems; analyze various types of data and reach conclusions. Basic calculations for review of enrollment controls.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONSPhysical requirements include working outdoors in extreme heat, humidity and wind. Occasionally exposed to pool chemicals, slippery surfaces, and noise around crowds and whistles. Subject to standing, sitting, hearing, talking, vision, lifting up to 20 lbs., pushing, pulling, handling, fine dexterity, foot controls, crouching, banding, twisting, climbing, balancing and reaching.