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Director of Sports and Recreation
Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of Staten Island
1466 Manor Road
Staten Island, NY 10314

Principal Responsibilities:

Director of Sports and Recreation

To develop provide well rounded and comprehensive Sports and Recreation programs for the general community.

Program Responsibilities:
  • Oversees all aspects of the following programs and services, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, staffing, and promoting:
  • Gymnasium Supervision
  • Sports Programs, Leagues and Camps
  • Gymnasium Rentals and Scheduling
  • Develops and monitors programs and services in the area of sports and recreation. (Analyzes internal (Membership) and external (Community) markets for these programs and services.)
  • Supervise and coordinate all summer sports camps
  • Ensures that recreational facilities and equipment are clean, safe, and well maintained.
  • Works as On Duty Manager based on the monthly On Duty Manager schedule developed by the OD Manager.
  • Administrative Responsibilities:
  • Publicity - work closely with the Marketing department
  • Payroll - submission of personnel paperwork and approval of timesheets.
  • Coordinator of Program Management
  • Equipment & Supply Procurement
  • Budget Development & Implementation
Job Profile
  • Prepare and coordinate year department budget.
  • Review month end budget reports. Making adjustments and recommendations.
  • Attend program staff and MST meetings.
Agency Responsibilities:
  • Recruitment of new members and the retention of renewal clients
  • Liaison to the political and co-sponsored events with other agencies
  • Fundraising and solicitation for sponsors for all Sports and Recreation programs
  • Supervise and negotiate gym rentals for the agency
  • All other projects assigned by supervisor


  • Required to develop Annual Budget for Sports and Recreation
  • Required to monitor budget reports - statistical reporting
  • Prepares all necessary documentation for monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports. This includes collecting participant data, tracking and reporting program statistics, preparing a descriptive narrative, goal completion, assessment reports, new initiatives, and mission integration - monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of assigned programs.
  • Fundraising for sponsorships for Sports & Recreation and JCC Programs


Direct reports: Sports & Recreation Staff
  • Budgets
  • Staff hiring and supervision
  • Staff Performance reviews
  • Procurement of supplies and equipment
  • Program development


  • Recruitment of new members and the retention of renewal clients
  • Liaison to the political and co-sponsored events with other agencies
  • Must be aware of all other Department Programming. Providing gym and field space when possible with a balance to membership needs
  • Provides support to the Unity Games program

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Minimum Qualifications:



$55,000 - $65,000

Agency Information:

The JCC of Staten Island is dedicated to encouraging harmony throughout the community by providing facilities and programs that are open to all regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation. Everyone is welcome at the JCC.