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Area Program Director

Company: Special Olympics Texas
Location: Wichita
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Special Olympics Texas - Join the Inclusion Revolution-- At SOTX, diversity and inclusion are the rules of the game. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our athletes, volunteers, and employees. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer as teammates, on and off the field.-- SUMMARY-- A Special Olympics Texas Program Director manages all aspects of programming for the area of West Texas encompassing Abilene and San Angelo including athlete recruitment, coach training, event and competition planning, volunteer recruitment, fundraising, and community outreach.-- ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES-- --- Plan and execute all events, adhering to budget requirements;-- --- Work with Development staff on integration of fundraising into area events and competitions;-- --- Recruit athletes, coaches, and volunteers;-- --- Develop and implement sport clinics, training, and community outreach opportunities for athletes and coaches;-- --- Manage area pages for website and social media;-- --- Develop sport calendars with assistance from regional staff;-- --- Assist with Regional and State competitions as needed;-- --- Recruit area Law Enforcement and support Law Enforcement Torch Run events; --- Identify and train coaches in Special Olympics programming;-- --- Integrate Unified Champion Schools-- goals into Area goals while assisting UCS staff in school recruitment, retention, and event production;-- --- Communication of organizational goals to regional team which must include, but are not limited to, best practices, innovation, retention and recruitment.-- QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIRED SKILLS:-- Passion for Special Olympics Texas-- Screening: Must pass Criminal and National Sex Offender Registry background screening (Required for all staff)-- Page 1 of 2 Special Olympics Texas Area Program Director-- Education: College degree or equitable experience in non-profit programming; emphasis on recreation, disability issues, sports programming and-- Experience: Non-profit experience, youth and adult sports programming, event planning; budgeting, previous experience with Unified Sports--, Special-- Knowledge: G Suite; Sports rules; event management; Disability programming.-- Skills: Strong organizational skill with the ability to manage multiple projects; effective time management, verbal and written skills, public speaking and customer service.-- Work Schedule: Full time 40+ hours per week; This position's work schedule will be determined by the demands of the position and may include evenings and weekends. Flexible time is available with prior approval of the supervisor.-- Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods of time; occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20lbs, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; frequently required to stand, reach with hands and arms through full range of motion.-- Transportation: Must have a good driving history, valid Texas driver's license and current insurance.-- Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.--

Official Partners and Year-Round Co-Sponsors Created by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation for the Benefit of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities To the fullest extent permitted by law, Special Olympics Texas prohibits concealed handguns, open carry of handguns, and all weapons (other types of guns, knives, etc.) at Special Olympics Texas practices, competitions, offices, events and functions.

Keywords: Special Olympics Texas, Wichita , Area Program Director, Executive , Wichita, Kansas

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