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YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM MANAGER

Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM:--ALL PERSONS INTERESTEDDIVISION/ SECTION:--RECREATION & WELLNESS ------WORKDAYS & HOURS:--M- F, 10 a.m. --- 7 p.m.*, *Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.* --& Sunday as needed-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --*Subject to change --DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhancing the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. --To achieve this mission, HPARD is seeking a--Youth Sports Program Manager to join its Recreation & Wellness team.The potential candidate will play a role in the following duties:

  • Oversees, develops and monitors a player and coaching system for a youth sports program at all levels (beginner to advanced).
  • Develops a player and coaching system that meets the development of both players and volunteer coaches at all levels (beginner to advanced). --
  • Conducts workshops for players and volunteer coaches. --
  • Formulates rules and regulations for all travel, all-star and tournament teams.
  • Develops a comprehensive coaching manual for the program. --
  • Develops a coaching philosophy and playing style. --
  • Sets goals for the assistant sports program manager and instructors. --
  • Develops coaching materials, complete with graphics, using themes that are compatible with ethnic diversity and an urban lifestyle.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.--
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • May be responsible for opening and closing facilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • This position is designated among essential personnel under the City of Houston Emergency Management Policy.WORKING CONDITIONS-- -- --The position occasionally requires stooping or bending. Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of papers or books (up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight) may be required.--There is only a slight source of discomfort from exposure to less-than-optimal temperature and air conditions. The position may involve dealing with situations where occasional exposure to office chemicals and/or periodic use of a video display terminal are required.--Requires the ability to make complex coordinated and sequenced motor movements in response to rapidly changing external stimuli.Job Requirements:EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS--Requires a Bachelor's degree in Sports and Fitness Management, Physical Education or a sports/recreation related field.--EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSFive years of experience in sports coaching at the high school, junior college, university, semi-professional or professional level are required; or five years of experience playing the relevant sport at the university, semi-professional or professional level; or five years of experience managing or developing a large youth sports program.Four years of compensated experience in sports coaching at the high school, junior college, university, semi-professional or professional level; or four years of compensated experience playing the relevant sport at the semi-professional or professional level; or four years of compensated experience in managing or developing a large youth sports program may be substituted for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis at the request of the Parks and Recreation Department and upon the approval of the Human Resources Department.Experience as a volunteer coach in the relevant sport may be substituted for the experience requirement on a two-for-one year basis at the request of the Parks and Recreation Department and upon the approval of the Human Resources Department.The above experience requirements assume full-time experience. Part-time experience will be prorated accordingly.--LICENSE REQUIREMENTSNone- Applicants with a valid driver's license and comply with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2) are preferred.- Applicants with bilingual (Spanish) skills are preferred.**Eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**--SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIREDThe selection process will involve application review and/or interview.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION-- -- -- -- --YESIf yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test. ----SALARY INFORMATIONFactors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range is:Salary Range - Pay Grade 25--APPLICATION PROCEDURESOnly online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown.--Applications must be submitted online at:--www.houstontx.gov. ----To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-395-7108.--If you need special services or accommodations, call (832.395.7108) or (TTY 7-1-1).--If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.--All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.--EEO Equal Employment Opportunity--The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Keywords: City of Houston, Houston , YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM MANAGER, Executive , Houston, Texas

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