Chief Parks & Recreation-Business Systems

$79,351 - $106,316 yearly
  • Oakland County
  • Waterford Township, MI, USA
  • Dec 13, 2023
Full time Management

Job Description

Job Summary

Plans, organizes, and supervises staff of assigned operational division. Prioritizes and assigns work, projects, and duties, ensuring that work is completed following appropriate policies, code regulations and industry standard practices.  Makes recommendation for assigned division budget and monitors expenditures. Reviews work-in-process and completed projects.  Requires on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on a year-round basis to respond to emergency situations. Utilizes current county-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

When Assigned to Business Systems
Responsible for ensuring that complex software applications/systems or infrastructure are designed, configured, or coded, built, tested, and completed accurately and on time. Prepares information technology operations budgets and monitors project expenses.  Uses considerable technical, analytical, planning and project management skills to implement information technology solutions to support the operations of Oakland County Parks and Recreation (OCPR). Defines or improves current functional or business processes and may assist with process redesign for complex OCPR technology systems. Serves as a liaison between the OCPR and Oakland County’s Information Technology department (OCIT) and works with OCIT to deliver robust technical solutions to support OCPR. Provides technical overview and direction for ongoing support and maintenance of software programs and provides policy guidelines for use of programs. Leads and works closely with internal technology support staff to manage, troubleshoot, and monitor technology needs such as system outages, upgrades, and implementations and other on demand situations as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:  

  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • Transcript with award date
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity

At the time of application, applicants must: 

1.    Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Human Resources, Information Technology, Public Administration, Recreation Administration, Project Management, or a closely related field.

2.    Have had at least six (6) years of full-time work experience in Business Development, Project Management, Business Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology, Public Administration, or a closely related field, including at least two (2) years of supervisory experience.

3.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

NOTE: A Master’s degree in one of the fields described above may be substituted for one (1) year of required experience.

Work History:

You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.        

College Transcripts:

If a job offer is made, an official transcript with the award date will be required.  Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (