Director of Parks and Recreation
Application Deadline: 12/27/2019 at 5pm EST
The City of Charlottesville is seeking qualified candidates to be considered for the position of Director of Parks and Recreation who are highly motivated and who strive for success by demonstrating Charlottesville’s Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Respect, and Excellence. The Director of Parks and Recreation is appointed by the City Manager and serves as a senior member of the City Manager’s leadership team. Under the direction of the City Manager, the Director of Parks and Recreation directs all activities, operations of the Department and is specifically responsible for developing programs, practices and facilities that are responsive to the needs of all segments of the community. The Director of Parks and Recreation will serve as a highly visible leader for the Department and is fully accountable to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council for the legal, efficient and effective management of day-to-day operations including all departmental functions, programs, budget, and activities.
Starting salary will be between $89,247.86 and $178,495.71 annually, dependent on education and experience. The City offers an excellent benefits program, including the option for participation in a Defined Benefits or Defined Contribution Retirement Plan. Reasonable relocation assistance will be available.
To view the complete job information, minimum qualifications, and a downloadable brochure about our Community, City Government, and the position, please visit www.charlottesville.org/jobs. To be considered, an application must be filled out online through our employment website prior to the closing date of December 27, 2019 at 5pm EST. Please include with your online application a cover letter, resume, salary history, and at least 5 professional references. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.