Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Recreation Coordinator Ii (edu)

Posted 5 days ago · Full time

Job Description

Definition

Under general supervision from the Recreation Education Manager, plans, organizes, implements, monitors and improves the Community's Recreation Education programs, activities and events. Continually strives to make creative and innovative recommendations for improvement to the Community's Recreation Education Program for participants of all age groups. This job class is treated as FLSA Non-Exempt.

Distinguishing Features : The Recreation Coordinator II (EDU) differs from the Recreation Coordinator I by demonstrating more of a leadership role in conceptualizing, planning and implementing recreation educational based programs. The Recreation Coordinator II (EDU) is expected to have a higher experience level and provide a higher level of creativity and organizational skills in carrying out the department's various programs.

Essential Functions: Essential functions may vary among positions and may include the following tasks, knowledge, abilities, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of tasks performed by all positions in this classification.

Examples of Tasks

1. Education Programs: Assists the Recreation Education Program Manager with implementing programs for SRPMIC youth and adults, including:
  • Tutoring Programs:
  • Coordinates and implements tutoring services
  • Provides a safe and productive learning environment for tutoring to be held
  • Assists with the recruitment and selection of tutors
  • Assists in the training and monitoring of tutors
  • Leisure Education Classes:
  • Conceptualizes, implements & promotes leisure education classes and activities.
  • Plans and organize in advance a calendar of classes
  • Assists with recruitment and selection of instructors
  • Adaptive Services:
  • Develops appropriate adaptive learning classes/services with consultation from the Recreation Education Adaptive Coordinator.
  • Literacy Programs and Services:
  • Assist the Recreation Education Division staff in conceptualizing, implementing & promoting all literacy programs/services
  • Constantly strives to develop new, innovative and creative recreation education activities for all ages and abilities.

2. Leadership : Assists with the implementation of recreational education programs and activities to meet the needs of participants.
  • Assist with managing day to day activities of all tutors, instructors and temporary staff by monitoring and evaluating performance and provide recommendation to Recreation Education Manager to improve problem areas.
  • Organizes and assists with enrollment and registration in the various programs as required.
  • Monitor's sign-in and sign-out to ensure minors are release to authorized family members or approved custodial care persons.
  • Works cooperatively within the Community and with outside agencies to determine the types of events most suitable for the Community's participants.
  • As required, acts as chaperone and provides transportation for events and activities.
  • Monitors conduct of program participants involved in classes/activities and ensures that staff are closely maintaining safety and discipline standards.
  • Helps coordinate all preparation and plan implementation for all.

3. Community & Cultural Outreach : Promote the Recreation Education Programs to interested participants of all ages.
  • Assists in the development of promotional materials to enhance customer participation in program events, classes and activities.
  • Assists in coordinating and organizing special holiday celebrations, traditional activities and other annual Community functions as required.
  • Develops flyers, internet announcements, newspaper ads, social media, school outreach and ads in the Au-Authm Newspaper.
  • Coordinates cultural related activities with the Cultural Resources Department.

4. Operations & Administration :
  • Learns and practices proper reporting procedures and processes for child neglect and abuse.
  • Coordinates all participant Guardian agreements regarding behavioral disclaimers.
  • Maintains the SharePoint events calendar to assist with planning and coordination of recreational programs.
  • Learns, and complies with, the proper incident reporting procedures.
  • Writes and maintains reports for issues impacting program effectiveness.
  • Maintains records on program enrollment and daily participation for use in determining participant interest.
  • Assists with budget development for funding of recreational programs, events and activities.
  • Coordinates materials inventory and orders recreation supplies and equipment with supervisor's approval.
  • Attends meetings, educational workshops, conferences and training sessions as well as assists in other departmental functions as required.
  • Participates in the development of department goals, objectives and internal practices and procedures.
  • Complies with reporting procedures for all purchasing card ("P-Card") activities.

5. Mentoring & Workflow : Assists with the day-to-day classes and activities and workflow of assigned staff, including tutors and instructors.
  • Acts as mentor and "go-to" for tutors and instructors.
  • Provides leadership and helps train new staff members.
  • Responds to questions regarding assignments and continually works to improve the program by providing recommendations to address problem areas.

6. Professional Training : Maintains currency with all required and necessary professional training.
  • This includes, but is not limited to, annual Child Abuse Training, obtaining & maintaining a Food Handler's Card, CPR and First Aid training, mandatory reporting requirements and "Title IX" training for those who become caregivers for disabled persons.

7. Miscellaneous : Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Recreation Education Manager, CRS Assistant Director or CRS Director.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of the culture, customs, traditions, history and government of the SRPMIC.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, local, SRPMIC laws, codes and regulations and procedures pertaining to recreation programs and administration.
  • Knowledge of procedures for developing and implementing a variety of tutoring services, recreational classes, youth care and related activities and programs through Community participation.
  • Knowledge of a variety of recreational, educational, social and cultural programs for youths and adults.
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures of recreation facility maintenance and operations.
  • Knowledge of budgeting procedures and techniques.


  • Skill developing and maintaining accurate detailed program records.
  • Skill developing effective program promotional materials.
  • Skill organizing, promoting and operating public events, education classes/programs and recreation programs.
  • Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the public and Tribal officials, representatives of a variety of agencies, organizations and groups and Members of the Community.
  • Skill with multi-tasking and handling multiple priorities.


  • Ability to develop, plan, organize and implement recreation education programs and activities.
  • Ability to mentor and train staff.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all age demographics, both verbally and in writing with Community Members, staff and the public.
  • Ability to use the personal computer and related software including MS Office.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Experience: A High School diploma or GED and four (4) years' full time recreation or leisure education related work including experience with programming and coordinating structured and specialized recreation education activities required.
  • For enrolled Community members without a GED, must obtain a GED. Requires participation in the HR GED Program and successful completion of the Arizona state certified exam in order to continue employment with SRPMIC.
  • OR , an Associate's Degree in Recreational Administration, Leisure Services or a closely related field, and two (2) years' experience with programming and coordinating structured and specialized recreational activities required.
  • OR , a Bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration, Leisure Services or a closely related field, and one (1) year experience with programming and coordinating structured and specialized recreational activities required.


Equivalency: Any equivalent combination of education and experience that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered.

Underfill Eligibility: An enrolled Community Member whom closely qualifies for the minimum qualifications for a position may be considered for employment under SRPMIC Policy 2-19, Underfill.

Special Requirements

May be required to work beyond normal work hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must successfully pass an extensive background/criminal background check including fingerprinting.
  • Employees in, and applicants applying for, jobs providing direct services to children are subject to the "Community Code of Ordinances", Chapter 11, "Minors", Article X. "Investigation of Persons Working With Children".

Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

SRPMIC is a mandatory covid vaccine employer. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

"SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer" Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.

In order to obtain consideration for Community member/Native American preference, applicant must submit a copy of Tribal Enrollment card or CIB which indicates enrollment in a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe by one of the following methods:

1) attach to application

2) fax (480) 362-5860

3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources. Documentation must be received by position closing date.

The IHS/BIA Form-4432 is not accepted .

Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two Waters.
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