City of Oklahoma City, OK
Parks and Recreation

Division Manager
Hiring Range: $91,203.84 to $108,868.32
Full Salary Range: $91,203.84 to $139,436.64

The city provides an excellent benefits package.
Application deadline: Friday, January 19, 2024.

The City of Oklahoma City serves approximately 687,725 residents in a four (4) county, 621 square mile area. Twenty-two (22) City departments provide a wide array of municipal services and programs. Additionally, municipal trusts play a significant role in the operations of major facilities and services.

OKC Parks is seeking a new Division Manager to leverage their vision, innovation and expertise leading the transformation of the Recreation Division, which has an annual operating budget of nearly $6 million, 36 full-time employees, and over 200 part-time employees in the General Recreation, Athletics, and Aquatics and Health & Wellness units. The division also includes the operations and/or programming of 11 centers, five aquatic facilities, and multiple athletic complexes, gymnasiums, and courts. The Division Manager reports to the Parks and Recreation Assistant Director.

The ideal candidate is a visionary leader, experienced in implementing innovative management and service solutions. They must be a creative thinker, problem-solver, partnership builder, and someone who possesses exceptional leadership, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong candidates shall be focused, and process driven, adept in implementing management systems, analyzing organizational deficiencies, and facilitating organizational change. Prior experience in recreation is ideal, but not required since this role will strongly focus on business and facility management, as well as program efficiency and cost recovery strategies.

The City would prefer candidates to have a bachelorís degree in a directly related or complimentary field. Candidates should also have seven (7) years of full-time experience in service business and facility operations, of which include five (5) years supervisory experience and three (3) years management level experience with organizations of similar size, scope, and complexity.

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For additional information, please contact:

Kylie Wilson
CPS HR Consulting

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The City of Oklahoma City is an equal opportunity employer.