City of Cupertino, CA

Director of Parks and Recreation

Filing Deadline: August 08, 2022
Valerie Phillips

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280 • Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 784-9080 • Fax (916) 784-1985

Detailed Description : PDF

The City of Cupertino is located at the west end of world-famous Silicon Valley. With a population of 60,000, Cupertino is rich in diversity and committed to becoming a model multicultural community for the 21st century. The City is seeking a personable, creative, and collaborative Director of Parks and Recreation. The ideal candidate has a customer service mindset and has the proven ability to multitask. A natural leader that relates with staff and holds staff accountable will do well. The successful candidate is a team-oriented problem solver who can effectively manage and guide a team towards established goals. The incoming Director should be a strong leader with excellent management and mentorship abilities. The City is seeking a candidate with the ability to foster a culture of innovation and efficiency driven by customer demand and community needs. Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sociology, Public Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university, and a minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible management experience in public recreation and community services which would have included experience in administration of a variety of recreation or community service programs. The annual salary range for the Director of Parks and Recreation is $214,559.07 to $260,798.10; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience.