Part-Time Recreation Coordinator

Departments: Parks and Recreation

Auburn Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a high energy, self-motivated individual with exceptional customer service experience to join our team as a Part-Time Recreation Coordinator. This position assists in developing and implementing adult and youth programs, oversees some of these programs, processes program registration and payments, and records attendance data. This position requires a flexible schedule with the ability to work evenings and weekends, averaging 25 hours per week and is expected to begin in late September/early October.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Reports to the Recreation Director
  • Assists in creating and implementing education-based recreation programs for children and adults
  • Supports Recreation Director with marketing, program preparation and oversight of smaller programs and assistance with larger events
  • Processes program and event registrations and payments
  • Answers phones calls and emails relating to Parks Department programming
  • Interacts with the public on a daily basis


  • High school diploma and/or GED required. Prefer completion or in process of a higher education degree in Recreation and Sports Management, Education, Hospitality or a related field
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a public/customer service or recreation management related field
  • Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to professionally work through conflict
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and complete them in a timely manner
  • Availability to work evening and weekend programs and events
  • Energetic and personable attitude
  • Ability to relate to all ages of participants
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record

Full Job Description

Hourly Rate: $11 – $13

Deadline to Apply: Sept. 7, 2020

EOE / Drug Free Workplace / E-Verify

Send your completed application to:

City of Auburn, Human Resources
P.O. Box 506
210 E. Ninth Street
Auburn, IN 46706

Unless specified in the individual job posting, please email

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