Employment with Stark Parks

Executive Director Search

Stark Parks is currently hiring for the position of Executive Director. This position directs and manages the overall operation of the Park District in accordance with the mandate of Chapter 1545 of the Ohio Revised Code and the Board of Park Commissioners. Major responsibilities include the overall effective operation of the Park District; design of long-range plans for the acquisition and development of park areas; strategic planning; managerial staff relations and development; negotiations and purchase of land; community and public relations; and development and management of Park District budget and projects.

The Director has authority to recommend the hiring, transfer, suspension, layoff, promotion, discharge or reward of employees under their direct supervision. The Director has authority to carry out any discipline they deem necessary for employees under their direct supervision.

Interested individuals should send resume and cover letter to opra@opraonline.org no later than 5pm January 5, 2022.