Located in the beautiful Oakland Hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay, the community of Piedmont (pop. 11,000) is characterized by a well-educated and sophisticated population. A full-service charter city, Piedmont enjoys a long-tenured staff of 93 FTEs that provides a high level of service to the community, a collaborative and caring executive team, and a stable and sound financial environment with a $27.4 million operating budget. Departments include Administration, Finance, Planning, Public Works, Police, Fire, and Recreation. The Recreation Department has a dedicated and cohesive staff of 11.6 FTE’s and employs approximately 300 part-time/seasonal employees. The department’s Fiscal Year 2019/20 budget is $4.9 million.
The new Recreation Director will be comfortable interacting and engaging with stakeholders and constituent groups, from children to parents to seniors. Ideally, the new Director will bring a strong interest and talent for engaging the citizens of Piedmont, for forming and supporting community partnerships, and for building collaborative relationships with a broad range of parties.
Experience in the areas of recreation management, educational programming for youth, budgeting, fundraising, and fostering public/private partnerships is highly desirable. The selected candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in recreation, business administration, education, public administration, or a related field. The annual salary for the Recreation Director is $173,892.
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