City of Arlington, Parks and Recreation Arlington Parks and Recreation Department, West Main Street, Arlington, TX, USA
Jul 09, 2018Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES Intergovernmental Coordination Through coordination with the Department Senior Management team, Enterprise Programs Division managers and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board ensure management and leadership of the Enterprise Programs Division in a manner consistent with best practices; City Council priorities, and department business plans. Develop consensus for goals and objectives and obtain their assistance with implementing these goals and objectives; provide leadership in choosing which tasks to undertake to achieve the goals and objectives and assigns priorities to those tasks. Support inclusive strategic planning and ensure planning decisions are used in setting annual program goals; promote an organizational culture that fosters passion for the mission, cooperation, open and frequent communication, teamwork, and a common organizational vision. Serve as staff support to the Director providing regular updates and recommendations. Fiscal Management Optimize the park performance fund goals relative to cost recovery of programs and services. Obtain and manage contributions, sponsorships, contracts, grants, and in-kind donations to support division projects and services. Ensure the preparation and management of the annual division budget, quarterly budget updates and maintains rigorous accountability for division finances based on city financial policy and procedure. Partnerships, Communications and Community Outreach Assure professional relationships with community stakeholders, elected and appointed officials, non-profit and other governmental organizations that share a stake in the departmental mission. Represent the APRD at appropriate public functions and make effective public presentations. Establish and maintain contact with key individuals in both the public and private sectors. Ensure strong communication with community partners including the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Arlington CVB, Arlington, Kennedale and Mansfield school districts, The YMCA, the Boys and Girls Club and UTA. New Product Development Research emerging programmatic trends and apply those to the department’s business plan. Research demographic trends in the city and respond with program and/or business model changes to address these trends.