The City of Victoria, TX is looking for a Director of Parks & Recreation, seeking progressive and visionary Parks and Recreation leader to guide the team towards enhancing opportunities for the well-being of the Victoria community through recreation, tourism, and environmental stewardship. Under the direction of the Assistant City Manager, the Director of Parks and Recreation will oversee an annual budget of $4.9 Million and 49 full-time team members who are responsible for overseeing 6 key areas: Parks Maintenance & Operations, Recreation, Riverside Golf Course, Sports Tourism, and the Community Center.
The new Director shall also have an enterprising mindset and the financial acumen to drive long-range planning, the development of key benchmarks and business metrics to serve as a guide for continuous organizational improvement, the management of capital and maintenance projects, as well as ongoing maintenance needs to address aging infrastructure and facility usage. The ideal candidate shall have experience with the implementation of master plans, budget development, project management, parkland acquisition and dedication, recreation, and youth sports programming. In addition, he or she should have experience managing and maintaining golf courses, large multi-use recreation facilities, and sports complexes, as well as enhancing sports tourism.