Develops, directs, implements and evaluates CPRS’s education program. Serves as both an internal and external champion for educational programming produced by CPRS Headquarters, as well as our Regions, Districts and Sections. This position is a key player in continually seeking new and innovative methods to fulfill CPRS Board stated ENDs.
Serve as a key member of the CPRS Leadership team, helping to develop, implement and evaluate CPRS goals, objectives, policies, and procedures while fulfilling Board stated ENDs.
Develop, direct, and manage all aspects of a quality education program for members of CPRS utilizing multiple methods of service delivery and through strategic partnerships.
Develop, direct, and manage all aspects of the CPRS Conference & Expo Education Team; assist all other Conference & Expo Teams to ensure a high-quality experience for all involved.
Develop and manage the budget for all education programs and services; identify and diversify revenue opportunities generated by education programs.
Manage the CEU program including all related application, approval and reporting processes.
Perform, evaluate, and implement education needs assessments; provide recommendations to the Leadership team for program additions/deletions/changes.
Effectively recruit, hire, train, supervise and coach education staff member(s).
Effectively recruit, manage, and engage volunteer leaders where appropriate and useful within education program delivery.
Develop, direct, and manage the CPRS Resource Library; curate content that is responsive to member needs, outlines impactful trends and inspires innovative solutions.
Maintain education webpages, calendar, and conference site; assist CPRS Regions, Districts and Sections in utilizing CPRS technology for online registration processes.
To apply, please provide a completed CPRS Application for Employment along with a cover letter and resume expressing your interest in this position to Stephanie@cprs.org with “CPRS Director of Education” in the subject line. Deadline to apply is November 1, 2021.
The California Park & Recreation Society's mission is to advance the park and recreation profession through education, networking, resources and advocacy. CPRS members are united in their commitment to improving people's lives. This networking happens across disciplines and agency boundaries to achieve together what we cannot do alone. CPRS strives to educate policy makers so that they vote with the premise that parks and recreation is an essential community service.