The City of Cincinnati Board of Park Commissioners is in search of an experienced leader to fulfill the role as Deputy Director. Acting as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), this executive leadership position will report to the Park Board Director and be responsible for the oversight and execution of the day to day operations and procedures of the Park Board. The Deputy Director serves as the number two executive within the highly revered, nationally recognized Park system, with a diverse $24 Million budget portfolio.
Named one of the top seven park systems
in the country by the Trust for Public Land. The Cincinnati Parks system consists of
more than 5,000 acres and includes the recently completed
$100 million Smale Riverfront Park along the
downtown riverfront, the Krohn Conservatory, Eden
Park which is home to the Cincinnati Art Museum,
1,500-acre Mt. Airy Forest, 68 neighborhood parks, 33
nature preserves, and numerous other innovative and
interactive amenities enjoyed by millions of visitors
each year. The key operational divisions include Operations, Planning and Design, Riverfront Parks & Events, Budget & Finance and Business Services.
Cincinnati Park serves more than 5 million citizens each year through special events, urban park performances, explore nature programs, riverfront events and other activities. The mission of Cincinnati Parks is to conserve, manage, sustain, and enhance parks’ natural, cultural resources and public green spaces - for the enjoyment, enlightenment, and enrichment of the Cincinnati community. The Park Board’s guiding principles are for the parks to be clean, safe, reliable, green, beautiful and enriching. The Park Board is devoted to utilizing precious park spaces to build better lives and a better community through the organizational fundamental pillars, Cincinnati Parks C.A.R.E.S. This means Creating Economic impacts Advancing conservation, Rejuvenating health and wellness, Enhancing quality of life, and achieving it all through Social equity.