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JOB OPENING-COMMISSIONER
Release Date: May 02, 2008

COMMISSIONER OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES
                       TOWN OF GREENBURGH
                        Salary up to $105,029 Depending on Experience
 
Duties: The person in this position functions as the chief administrator in charge of community human services that include recreational, cultural, social and referral services. These duties require the exercising of independent judgment in accomplishing program objectives and interpreting and evaluating the needs and interests of the Town of Greenburgh residents. The Commissioner is responsible for determining major department policies, for planning long term programs and for making difficult administrative decisions. Meets periodically with other public, private, community and human service agencies for the purpose of coordinating programs; works with the Department of Community Development regarding grant programs and State and Federal aid for appropriate programs and facilities; develops and maintains standards for personnel productivity through recruitment, selection, in-service training and evaluation, guidance, discipline and the maintaining of good working relationships; gives administrative guidance and consultation to agencies within the Town in the development and implementation of programs to meet the needs of a diverse population; prepares, presents and is accountable for the annual departmental budget; keeps current with new developments and methodology in the field, and where appropriate sponsors research to contribute to knowledge in the field; supervises a large staff of professional, paraprofessional, and clerical workers.
 
Requires: Thorough understanding of administration and management of community based recreational and cultural facilities; thorough knowledge of the theory, philosophy and professional practice of leisure activities, educational, community and human services management; ability to interpret said philosophy of recreational and human services to others; ability to assess and understand the problems of the community; ability to develop and administer services/programs to meet specific community needs; administrative skills in the development and management of a comprehensive community based human service program, including: operational areas (parks, pools, grounds); ability to communicate clearly to others both orally and in writing; strong administrative skills; and the ability to get along well with others. Either (a) a Bachelor’s degree and six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of community based recreation and social programming; or (b) a Master’s degree and four (4) years of experience as noted in (a); or (c) a satisfactory equivalent combination of the foregoing training and experience.
 
This is an unclassified position
(A civil service examination is not required)
 
Send resume to:
Town of Greenburgh
Attn: Assistant Comptroller-Personnel
177 Hillside Avenue
Greenburgh, NY 10607
Fax: 914-993-1630
E-mail: pkirkland@greenburghny.com
 
No phone calls please
The Town of Greenburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
 

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