Program Manager - Events

Temple, TX, USA Req #604
Monday, October 23, 2023

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Manages the daily operations at the Events Department. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, supervise staff, interact with a diverse population of people, keep records, maintain equipment and be creative in problem solving and program development.

Program Manager Essential Duties

  • Oversees team member recruitment, hiring and training systems, conducts regular evaluations
  • Reviews current and future requirements from needs assessments and develops both short- and long-range plans to anticipate and meet those needs
  • Develops, implements, and monitors goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for specific area and department's overall goals, policies, ordinances, and applicable governing rules, regulations, and guidelines
  • Prepares and reviews reports and manuals (after action reports; program planning worksheets; operation manuals) as part of the process of monitoring and communicating the organization's performance
  • Develops, tracks, and reports on key performance indicators on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Develops and monitors expenditures for federal, state, and local funds for the assigned area
  • Monitors contracts and contractors to ensure compliance with contractual obligations
  • Oversees the acceptance, reception, and collection of all payments following set financial control procedures
  • Prepares and recommends major purchases, capital expenditures and budget requests following set financial control procedures
  • Investigates and responds to complaints from citizens concerning staff, instructors, programs, and facilities
  • Ensures proper maintenance of assigned facilities and equipment
  • Responsible for asset and inventory management and ensures proper maintenance for assigned facilities and equipment
  • Reviews safety procedures and protocols for assigned areas and monitors daily operations and adheres to federal, state, local and health and safety regulations
  • Manages data in City software systems
  • Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work activities for athletics programs and facilities
  • Prioritizes work activities to meet objectives; ensures subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work

Special Event Program Manager Site Specific Duties

  • Partners with the Communication and Marketing Department to promote programs through recreation publications, newsletters, flyers, and other media
  • Staying abreast of trends in marketing, entertainment, music, and community interests
  • Manages budgets for special events; books outdoor event venues and solicits sponsors
  • Maintains knowledge about permit application process, city ordinances and city policies, coordinating with other departments and media outlets
  • Acts as a liaison to organize and conduct event meetings, arranging facilities, coordinating press, and inviting individuals and groups

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Parks & Recreation, Tourism Development and Management, Event Management, or similar field of study
  • Five (5) years’ experience in related field to include three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory role
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid driver’s license
  • CPR/AED certification or able to obtain within 6 months of hiring
  • Certified Parks & Recreation Professional (CPRP) or able to obtain within one (1) year of hiring
  • Active membership in local, state-wide, or national special event and parks and recreation associations within 6 months of hiring
  • Certified Festival and Event Executive (CFEE) or able to attain within one (1) year of hiring
Thank you for your interest in the position.  Please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Job Family General Regular
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Hiring Rate $60,902.40
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