Division Director of Athletics

City of Danville Parks and Recreation
Published
11/09/2021
Location
Danville, Virginia
Category
Job Type
Job Code
1001865
Salary
$53,972.00 - $64,766.00 Annually
Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Parks Management, Leisure Services or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of the specific requirements

Description

Manages the Athletics division’s operations through identification of core services and application of strategic planning techniques; develops and implements policies, procedures, and planning documents to provide for efficient delivery of services; manages and monitors work performance services by hiring, directing and evaluating staff assignments; collaborates with funding agencies, community organizations, businesses and other departments; monitors budget for division, grant and assigned capital improvement projects. Acts as a liaison to user groups; occasionally facilitating training and departmental initiatives. Represents the city at various meetings and functions.

The essential functions of the job are not limited to those listed in the job description.  The City retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

  • Plans, manages, monitors and evaluates the daily operations of the Sports and Athletics Recreation Division. Provides a variety of athletic activities and programs to the citizens of Danville and the surrounding areas. Interacts with a wide variety of customers and stakeholders.
  • Employs, supervises, trains, motivates, disciplines and evaluates division staff. Recruits and trains volunteers involved in the programs.
  • Plans, monitors and manages assigned budgeted accounts, grants and other funding resources to meet needed services and operation levels.
  • Coordinates, plans and implements Division Capital Improvement Plans by promoting facility needs and seeking funding sources.

 
ADDITIONAL DUTIES 

  • Attends and serves as a City liaison on assigned Co-Sponsored Groups Board of Directors.
  • Actively enhances skills by completing management development, technology and industry standard training. 
  • Performs additional duties to support operational requirements as assigned.

Required Experience

Three to five years related experience.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of the specific requirements listed above

Employee Benefits

Accident Insurance
The City provides optional off the job accident insurance through Allstate. This insurance provides reimbursement for treatments associated with a wide array of accidents and injuries, and is available for immediate family members. Premiums are paid entirely by the employee through payroll deduction.

Annual Leave
Employees accrue annual leave hours based on the length of time they work for the City and their duty cycle. Hours are accrued weekly or monthly depending upon an employee's pay cycle. Employees are not eligible to use annual leave hours during their first six months of employment.

Critical Illness
The City provides optional critical illness insurance through Allstate. This insurance provides a lump sum benefit payment if an employee is diagnosed with a covered illness. Examples include heart attack, stroke, coronary atery by-pass surgery, and so on. Premiums are based on age and tobacco use. Premiums are paid entirely by the employee through payroll deduction.

Cancer Benefit
The City provides optional cancer insurance through Allstate. This insurance provides a benefit payment if an employee is diagnosed with cancer and provides a benefit during cancer treatments. Premiums are paid entirely by the employee through payroll deduction.

Deferred Compensation
The City of Danville offers a 457 plan to employees, which provides an opportunity to set aside a portion of your salary for retirement. Income taxes are not paid on the money your defer until you retire and start using it or leave the City. Enrollment in this plan is optional.

Dental Insurance
Employees have the opportunity to enroll in dental insurance through Delta Dental. There is an option of a Low PPO plan or a High PPO plan, and coverage is available for immediate family members. Employees pay the entire premium for this insurance through payroll deduction.

Direct Deposit
Employees have the option of having their paycheck directly deposited into your financial checking and/or savings account each pay period. Employees may select up to two accounts at the same or different financial institutions for direct deposit.

Disability Insurance
Employees are given the option of selecting Short-term and/or Long-term disability insurance programs through The Hartford for protection in the event that they become disabled through a non-work related injury. Premiums are paid entirely by the employee through payroll deduction.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employees and their dependent family members are eligible to use the City of Danville's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with Optima Health. The EAP offers free and confidential counseling services to help employees and their dependants deal with serious problems in their lives such as family or marital disputes, problems with alcohol and/or drug abuse, emotional illness, financial or legal worries, or difficulties with stress on the job. In addition to counseling services, the EAP also provides free legal, financial, and Identity Theft guidance.

Employee Health and Wellness Center
Employees and eligible dependents have access to the CareTeam Health and Wellness Center, which offers high-quality convenient medical care for an extremely low cost- sometimes it is free! City employees have a dedicated nurse practitioner that provides primary care, lab services, chronic disease management, health and wellness coaching, and a variety of other things.

Flexible Spending Account
Employees have the option of participating in the flexible spending account (FSA). The FSA allows employees to select a set amount of money to be withheld from their paychecks each pay period for a year to cover certain medical and child care expenses. This money is deducted before taxes are calculated. Money put into the FSA is accessible to the employee through a debit card or through reimbursement.

Health Insurance
The City of Danville is self-insured and offers medical and prescription drug coverage through Gateway Health. This coverage is offered to employees and their dependents. The City pays a portion of the health insurance premiums and the employee pays a portion. Employees have the choice between a traditional PPO plan and two high deductible plans (HDHP). HDHP have an option to enroll in a Health Savings Account (HSA).

Holidays
The City of Danville offers the following paid holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, 1/2 day Day before Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, Easter Monday, George Washington Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, and Your Birthday

Retirement System
After five years of employment with the City of Danville, employees are vested in the City's Employees' Retirement System (ERS). ERS is a defined benefit retirement plan with the purpose of providing retirement, disability, and death-in-service benefits to all contributions paid by the City.

Sick Leave
Sick leave is a privilege granted to all full-time employees. Sick leave accrual is based on an employee's duty cycle and is accrued weekly or monthly depending upon an employee's pay cycle.

Term Life Insurance
The City of Danville offers optional group term life insurance benefits to employees through The Hartford. The amount of death benefit is the employee's annual salary doubled and rounded to the next highest $1,000 up to a maximum of $200,000. Double indemnity (twice the death benefit) is provided for death by accident. The cost of this benefit is divided equally between the City and the employee, which means that the City pays one-half of the premium and the employee pays one-half of the premium.

Tuition Reimbursement
The City of Danville recognizes the value of educational training, and therefore, provides limited financial reimbursement to employees taking eligible course on their own time. Employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement after their first six months of employment.

Vision Insurance
Employees have the option of enrolling in vision insurance through UniCare. Coverage is available for immediate family members. Employees pay the entire premium for this insurance through payroll deduction.

Whole Life Insurance
The City offers optional whole life insurance benefits to employees through Allstate. Employees can select a benefit amount. Premiums are based on an employee's age and tobacco use. Coverage can be selected for an employee's spouse and children.

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