Upper Darby Seal


John McMullan

The Director of Leisure Services coordinates the functions of all aspects of the department including, but not limited to year-round programming, facility usage, performing arts, senior services, Welcome Center, and park maintenance to assure smooth operations by and between all divisions.

The administrator is also responsible for determining need and selecting personnel necessary for the successful operation of the department, ascertaining present and future needs for recreation areas, facilities, and programs, and preparing short and long-term plans to meet these needs.

In addition, the director develops and oversees all department budget requirements, establishes office procedure and policy, and structures a system of reporting, evaluating, and publicizing the work of the department.

The Director regularly confers with community groups and individuals, interprets the scope and purpose of present operations, and continually looks toward improving and advancing the department.