Community Facility Manager
At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City's infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.
Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.
Posting Expires: 9/15/2023
General Description and Classification Standards
Manages the daily operation of a community facility for City citizens by directing activities/programming, developing and supervising assigned staff, assisting with interdepartmental projects and initiatives, and processing associated documents and reports.
Works under very general supervision focusing on long-term and short-term operating objectives.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Manages assigned neighborhood center and associated programs; evaluates and directs operation and function of facility to increase efficiency and quality of services.
- Assists in budget preparation and ensures successful implementation.
- Coordinates and supervises activities engaged in by participating agencies that extend services to meet the needs of citizens.
- Maintains communication between participating and non-participating agencies, citizens committees, and city departments.
- Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, handling employee concerns and problems, directing work, scheduling, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
- Establishes meetings between the neighborhood and planning units/agencies and citizens committees as necessary.
- Prepares, receives and/or reviews various documentation including grant proposals/applications, neighborhood comprehensive planning, purchase orders, general correspondence, weekly, monthly and annual reports.
- Prepares and updates marketing materials; attends fairs and other events as needed to promote recreation programs for the City.
- May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines.
- May interpret organizational policies and recommend exceptions.
- Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.
Has formal supervisory authority over work group (typically at least 4-5 employees) to include discipline, performance management, scheduling, training, etc.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of management and financial practices, policies and procedures as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities.
- Knowledge of all applicable laws, ordinances, policies, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the job.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Skill in the use of a personal computer and in the utilization of These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
- MS applications (Word, Excel, Access, etc.). Ability to read, understand, and interpret financial reports and related materials.
- Ability to develop and administer policies, procedures, plans and activities and to monitor performance of subordinates against measured established goals.
- Ability to develop and administer operations and staff plans and objectives.
- Ability to develop and implement long-term goals in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency.
- Ability to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, operations, budgetary and equipment needs, etc.
- Ability to communicate and interact with volunteers, employees, and members of the general public.
- Ability to assemble information into written reports and other correspondence.
Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field.
- 2 years' of related experience in public or non-profit, human services setting including operations management.
Preferred Education & Experience
- Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field and 5 years' of recreation operations management in public or non-profit, human services setting.
- Licensures and Certifications Valid Georgia drivers license required.
- Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred.
Closing Date/Time: 2023-09-15