Park Program Manager
Regional Parks seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial-focused individual to join their team as the Park Program Manager. This is a great opportunity for a passionate professional with parks and community program experience! The Park Program Manager oversees environmental education, interpretation, recreation, outreach, and lifeguard services programs to strengthen people's connection to the outdoors; and promote community health and safety, and environmental stewardship. This leadership position works collaboratively to maintain and build partnerships with community-based organizations, businesses, schools, and governmental agencies by aligning and developing innovative approaches to park programs. The Park Program Manager leads and mentors a productive team delivering high-quality, inclusive outdoor programs and services for broad audiences. This position also plays an essential role in developing new revenue streams, grant administration, and budget management. Other responsibilities include: - Implementing new program evaluation plans, including evaluation administration, data analysis, and reporting - Overseeing marketing strategies and registration systems - Developing department-wide trainings in the areas of environmental education, interpretation, recreation, aquatics, and outreach - Assisting with implementing department-wide diversity, equity, and inclusion practices - Grant administration including identifying grants and writing proposals - Creating operational systems for program efficiency and quality - Managing contracts for programmatic services - Overseeing visitor center operations and exhibit design - Ensuring safety and risk management protocols are upheld
The Ideal Candidate will possess: - A passion for parks and the myriad of benefits they provide - An entrepreneurial spirit, with business acumen - Knowledge and experience in managing environmental education, interpretive, recreation, lifeguard services, and/or outreach programs - Demonstrated experience writing, managing, and reporting on grants - An ability to manage multiple priorities with excellent organizational skills - A strong written and verbal communication skill set (proficiency in Spanish desired) - Proven ability to forge productive, professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
For more information, minimum qualifications, & to apply, please visit: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org. EOE Apply by 3/20/18!