Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is administrative and support work assisting the Sports Recreation manager with a variety of tasks related to the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department's Sports programs and events.
Under general supervision of the Sports Recreation Manager; performs a variety of assignments within the Parks and Recreation Department relating to the supervision, planning, development, and implementation of youth and adult sports programs, tournaments, rentals, clinics and camps.
Examples of Duties: Serves as staff assistant to the Sports Recreation Manager.
Assists in the supervision, planning, development, and implementation of youth and adult sports programs, tournaments, rentals, clinics and camps.
Assist in the supervision and operation of concessions during league games, tournaments, and rentals.
Develop a network of volunteers to serve as youth sports coaches.
Develop a network of referees/umpires/officials for youth and adult sports programming.
Assist in set up and supervision of youth and adult league games.
Assist with the creation and development of new sports programming for the Department.
Will be assigned responsibility for carrying out specific projects related to sports programming.
Performs detailed analysis of Department sports programming and make recommendations on best practices and industry trends.
Requires no specific previous experience but must possess interest in a future career in Parks and Recreation and/or Sports Management. Ideal candidate will be a student pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in Parks and Recreation and/or Sports Management.
Knowledge of rules and organization of general sports activities including soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, golf and others.
Ability to prepare detailed written and oral reports including recommendations.
Ability to conduct basic research assignments and to prepare written recommendations and related findings.
Ability to operate a computer using office related software.
Ability to work independently in accordance with general instructions.
Ability to work cooperatively as a team member with employees of the Parks and Recreation Department, City of Rock Island, and its partners.
Ability to deal with the public and fellow employees in a professional and positive manner.
Supplemental Information: Requires possession of a valid Class D Illinois Drivers' License or an equivalent license issued by the employee's state of residence.
City Of Rock Island