City of Huntington Beach, CA

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Huntington Beach, CA
Salary: $4,318.77 - $5,787.6 per month
Contract type: Full time

This promotional recruitment is only open to current City of Huntington Beach Regular employees. (Employees who have not completed their INITIAL probationary period are not eligible).

Does the idea of thinking outside of the box, taking calculated risks, and creating new experiences for the community intrigue you? Do you thrive in a team-oriented environment? Are you ready to dive in, learn quickly, and inject yourself as a leader into summer programming and beyond? If you answered YES to these questions, then we encourage you to “ride the wave” and apply for the Community and Library Services Coordinator position in Huntington Beach!

Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Community and Library Services Coordinator at the Art Center.

The Position
The Huntington Beach Art Center provides outstanding exhibitions, public programs, and a wide variety of cultural arts classes to enrich the lives of our residents and visitors of all ages. We are seeking a full-time coordinator who is organized and passionate about supporting and celebrating local art and artists. This is a key role in a multi-faceted arts organization with a commitment to serving the community. The ideal candidate will use their museum, arts, and culture experience and skills to advance best practices that support and enhance arts access and participation. In addition to other duties performed, the incumbent will coordinate artist open calls, communicate with artists and guest curators to schedule delivery of artwork, and assist with budget tracking and scheduling
The Department The mission statement of the Community & Library Services Department is to "provide outstanding programs, services and facilities that enhance and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors" and to "welcome, empower, and enrich our community by providing innovative and traditional library services that inspire and encourage transformation and growth." The Community & Library Services Department carries out this mission by providing a full spectrum of year-round and seasonal recreational, cultural, human, and library services programs

Examples of Essential Duties

  • Plans, organizes, oversees and implements a variety of community and library services programs, events, facility rentals and activities; assists in developing, scheduling and administering community services special events; responds to inquiries from the public regarding programs and facilities:
  • Performs a variety of general administrative support duties, including filing and copying; prepares routine correspondence and reports, composes flyers, schedules of events, pamphlets and brochures, operates a personal computer and uses applicable software to maintain records, prepare reports and other written material;
  • Coordinates event arrangements and equipment needs; evaluates and facilitates special requests; oversees a variety of recreation and sports facilities; arranges and operates a variety of recreational equipment; identifies maintenance and safety issues; conducts visual facilities and equipment audits; submits facilities maintenance requests, ensures program facilities are in compliance with City, County and State regulations;
  • Applies and interprets City policies and procedures; communicates program regulations and requirements to staff and the public;
  • Accounts for and processes program revenues and records; processes a variety of program registration, facility rental, and other activity and event applications;

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the job duties is qualifying. A typical combination includes:

Education: Two (2) years’ (60 semester units or 90 quarter units) college-level coursework in recreation administration, physical education, kinesiology, human services or other directly related field. (Coursework taken in art, art history, education, museum studies, or other related fields are preferred.) Associate’s degree (from an accredited college) is preferred. (Bachelor's degree is desired.)

Experience: Two (2) years’ increasingly responsible recreation or community/library services (or cultural services) experience, preferably in a municipal government environment.

Possession of a valid Class C California driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout course of employment.

Incumbents must complete Advanced First Aid and CPR training within first six months of hire.

  • Application Review
  • Examination - Virtual Oral Exam - tentatively scheduled for May 2, 2024
  • Selection Interview
  • Background
  • Appointment

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