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The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. As such, the Charter Township of Ypsilanti provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), national origin, disability, genetic information (GINA), height, weight, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by state and federal laws. This policy of equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination applies to all policies, procedures, terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, working conditions and training.


Submit employment applications in person to the Human Resource Department located on the second floor of the Tiden R. Stumbo Civic Center or online through the Township website. Applications remain on file for one year and considered active for positions that become open. Employment opportunities are posted within the following publications and agencies:

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  • MLive

*Additional sites or agencies used depending on the open position.

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Recreation Coordinator - Posted 8/28/19

Assist in planning and developing a comprehensive recreation program to meet community needs. Participates and assists in establishing registration procedures and coordinates in establishing usage policies and procedures; over sees team scheduling; field maintenance and usage. Assist in managing the business operations of the recreation programs.

Essential Functions, Qualifications and KSA’s for Employment
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

• Knowledge of the professional principles, practices and techniques used to develop a successful recreation programs with ability to also monitor and evaluate those programs.
• Knowledge of rules, supplies, equipment and facilities applied or utilized in recreation programs, sporting leagues, tournaments and special events.
• Skill in developing, coordinating and evaluating a broad range of recreational programming for diverse population and age groups.
• Skill in organizing schedules and coordinating associated resources.
• Skill in maintaining a comprehensive records keeping system, compiling statistics, generating reports and developing programming recommendations.
• Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with fellow employees, seasonal and volunteer staff, program participants, vendors/sponsors, other governmental agencies and the public.
• Ability to effectively teach others and assign, coordinate and evaluate the work of subordinate staff and serve as a team member within the Recreation Department.
• Must be physically mobile and be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
• Knowledge of proper field maintenance for all sporting programs and special events.
• Two to three years of related experience including supervision, recreation programming, special events planning/management, budget development and facilities management responsibilities.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Sports Management or related field.
• Must hold and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license with a good driving record (no more than 6 points in 5 years).
• Employee must be available to work evenings and weekends.

Job Description

Starting Salary: $55,000 - $58,000 DOQ
Closing Date: Friday, September 20, 2019

Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

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