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Specialty Programs Administrator

Associated Recreation Council
Seattle, Washington, United States
November 29, 2016

ARC, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, is seeking a Specialty Programs Administrator at the Hiawatha Community Center to assist in the coordination, and implementation of a summer specialty camp program and a variety of seasonal sports offered throughout the year.


•Monday – Friday 30 hours per week

•April through August will be Monday – Friday 40 hours per week

•Must be able to work year-round

•Schedule subject to change due to program/season and business needs


•Assist in the implementation and management of a sustainable, organized and effective specialty camp programs

•Assist in the preparation of marketing and registration materials for specialty camp programs

•Assist in maintaining all required administrative reports, budgeting, forms, attendance records, activity logs, accident/incident/occurrence forms. Review all forms to ensure completeness and accuracy.

•Assist in the hiring, training, coaching and supervising of staff to ensure the delivery of safe, engaging and enriching camps to the public

•Frequently communicate with instructors, staff, and parents and program participants

•Establish and maintain a relationship of mutual trust and support with program participants, their families, the community and the center coordinator

•Others duties as assigned


•Must be at least 21 years of age

•A Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or a related field is desired. Two years college and/or AA degree in recreation, leisure studies, education or a related field is desired. Experience can be substituted on a case by case basis with 2 years of experience equaling 1 year of education.

•Minimum of 2 years experience planning, implementing and supervising recreation and or sports activities for children

•Minimum of 2 years experience of supervisory experience

•A flexible approach to addressing challenges and a desire to provide excellent customer service

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, time-management, and organizational skills required

•Computer experience required (Microsoft Office suite)

•Must have current First Aid and CPR certifications, or willingness to attain

•Must successfully complete a background check

•Must have a valid WA state driver license and clear a driving history record from DOL upon hire

This is a full-time, year round, benefited position. Benefits include medical, dental and vision, 401(k), paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Life Insurance, AD&D, Employee Assistance Program.

Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. ARC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. ARC encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided upon request. Please call (206) 615-0110 to request accommodations.

Position opened until filled. Applications are reviewed as soon as it is received.