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Recreation and Parks Specialist

Job Title

Recreation and Parks Specialist


STARTING SALARY $31,016.07 per year

OPENING DATE November 16, 2017

CLOSING DATE December 22, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

The Town of Elon is accepting applications for a Recreation and Parks Specialist. Elon is an active community with a population of 10,532, which includes Elon University. The position assists with the management of recreation and parks facilities and grounds and leads programming, planning, coordinating, and supervising recreation activities such as athletics, senior programs, or special events for the residents. Work involves considerable planning and scheduling of both recreational activities within the facility and with activity instructors. Work requires daily independent decision making in supervising and managing facilities and running programs. Extensive public contact is involved in facilitating and promoting recreation programs and events.


Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in recreation administration or closely related degree and some experience in recreation center operations including recreation programming; or an equivalent combination of training and supervisory experience.


Interested candidates who meet the position requirements for educational training and related job experience and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience must submit a town application to: Misty Hagood, Finance Director, P.O. Box 595, Elon, NC 27244. Interested candidates should apply by December 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. The required Town of Elon application is available at Resumes may accompany the completed application.


The Town of Elon is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment background check and drug test are required.

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