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Madison School & Community Recreation

Recreation Specialist - Arts & Enrichment

Location: Wisconsin - Southwest
Type: Full Time
Category: Health and human services
Deadline: April 26, 2019

City: Madison, WI
Salary: $48,000-$65,000

Job description

Responsibilities include planning, implementing and supervision of year-round programs. The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties will be required and assigned.

-Research, plan, design and implement a range special events and day trips for adults, youth and families.
-Research, plan, design and implement a full range of adult arts and enrichment classes, workshops and programs including, but not limited to, dance, music, visual arts, drawing, fiber and textile art.
-Research, plan, design and implement youth and adult pottery classes, workshops and events for active pottery program. Oversee two pottery studios and supervise part-time pottery program coordinators.
-Coordinate the execution of annual Golf Outing and Online Auction fundraisers with Friends of MSCR Board.
-Hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff of 40, instructors and volunteers.
-Plan and lead seasonal staff training.
-Conduct program visits to observe instructor techniques and evaluate instructor and program effectiveness.
-Assist with the development of program budgets and monitor expenditures and revenue.
-Research, purchase, organize, distribute and maintain inventory of program supplies and equipment for events and adult arts and enrichment programs.
-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with program personnel, with other MSCR staff, with the public and with other arts providers and arts organizations in the community.
-Design and create flyers and promotional materials for programs and events.
-Track participation statistics, maintain necessary records, develop and submit required reports.
-Monitor and approve employee payroll.
-Secure sponsorships and solicit donations for events and programs.
-Make program specific presentations to MSCR, MMSD and community organizations.
-Develop community partnerships for special events.
-Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications or requirements

-Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Arts Education or related field, and a minimum of three years of experience coordinating, implementing and supervising recreation classes/programs. arts and/or enrichment programs, three years supervising staff and volunteers, three years experience coordinating special events, event sponsorship; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
-Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work under tight deadlines, and use effective time management.
-Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse clientele and staff, both orally and in writing.
-Ability to problem solve
-Proficiency in Google docs, Microsoft Office and graphic design software
Certification in CPR or willingness to obtain within 3 months of employment.

How to apply

Please submit cover letter and resume, along with the completed application at by the posted deadline, 04/26/19.