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Recreation Program Manager – Athletics

Published on May 14, 2021

Department(s): Parks and Recreation

Location: Pittsburg, KS

The Athletic Manager is responsible for overseeing agency-wide athletic programs, including the development, implementation and evaluation of a wide range of athletic programs and services. The position also acts as the liaison to several athletic affiliate organizations. The position oversees part-time and contractual workers including sports officials, facility attendants, instructors, concession and facility staff and others.

• The employee will work in both an indoor office environment as well as regularly working outdoors and will be exposed to a variety of weather conditions, including exposure to chemicals.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.

Please read the full job description linked below. Only applicants who meet the stated qualifications will be considered for this position.

Application deadline: June 5th at 5:00 p.m. CST


• Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Sports Management, Recreation Services and Sports Management, Sports and Leisure Service Management or related field;
• Minimum of one to three years’ experience with athletic programming;
• Valid driver’s license is required;
• CPR/First Aid/AED certification must be obtained within three months of employment.