Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake (part of the YMCA of Metro Chicago network) is hiring a Sports and Adventure Director.
Please apply online at www.ymcachicago.org
All resumes will be reviewed and responded to in a timely matter
Plan, administer, develop, and evaluate sports and adventure programs.
Scope of Responsibilities:
Directs the development and operations of assigned program areas.
Develops and manages the budgets related to the position.
Hires, trains, evaluate and supervise assigned staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Provides development and leadership.
Ensures upkeep of related facilities and equipment.
Provides leadership and support for branch management team, annual fund raising campaign, and volunteer committees/boards as assigned. Develops and maintains effective working relationships within the community.
Develops, produces and distributes program information necessary to promote assigned programs, in accordance with branch marketing plans.
Ensures that safety procedures are followed and that all programs are in compliance with YMCA standards, all regulations and other applicable standards.
Ensures high quality programs through innovative program development evaluations and ongoing training of staff.
Provides data and reports as required for assigned programs.
Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor or the person responsible for those items at your site.
Follow all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to managing visitors and guests at our facilities.
Report any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor.
Complete all child abuse prevention training as required.
Support the YMCA's mission and center operations as needed.
Partner with surrounding organizations to ensure fundraising efforts
Bachelors degree preferred in sports/recreation, physical education, or equivalent education experience.
Experience in program development, fiscal management, and staff development preferred.
Strong organizational, budgetary, computer, and written and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively and relate to youth, parents, and program staff.
Previous supervisory experience a plus.
***Full Time, Competitive salary pay, excellent individual and family benefits, fun working enviroment. YMCA of Metro Chicago has over 5,000 employee with 23 locations. We are great network to grow your career in!
701 Manor St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
The IT Manager's Role is to plan, organize, manage staff, and overall operations to ensure the stable operation of the organizations IT infrastructure. This includes developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly network infrastructure, server infrastructure, data communications, and telecommunications systems. The Infrastructure Manager will also schedule and direct activities to resolve level 3 (assumes SLA is in place) hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion. The IT Manager works closely with PDHP directors, stakeholders, Business Analysts, and technical staff to ensure technology solutions, enhancements, and upgrades are properly staffed and funded. This individual works closely with third party vendors and contract help to staff the work to be done when necessary.
The IT Manager directly supervises the Management Information Systems Specialist, Help Desk Specialist and part-time staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Computer Science or related data processing fields and/or 7-10 years equivalent work experience. At least 10+ years of relevant experience (e.g., project leadership, small project management, technical analysis); 5-7 years of experience managing and delivering infrastructure design and operational excellence. Exceptional knowledge of service and application delivery, as well as successful service level agreement accomplishments. 5 years successful leadership of an infrastructure team; hands-on experience in troubleshooting hardware. Knowledge of current protocols and standards, including Microsoft, Cisco, VM Ware, VOIP/SIP, core layer, access layer, distribution layer, conversant with programming languages such as .NET. Application support experience with Park District ERPs and hands on experience with Microsoft SQL Server. Related professional certification preferred.
Hiring Range: $70,000 - $80,000
Deadline: January 16, 2015
To Apply: Please submit your application and resume through our website at www.pdhp.org.
The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.
The Norridge Park District seeks a qualified and motivated candidate to fill our full-time Recreation / Aquatic Supervisor position.
Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation / Aquatic Supervisor is responsible for the administration, management, supervision, recruitment, training and evaluation for the daily operations, staffing and programming of the Park District’s Pool and related programs, athletic facilities, fields, courts and related programs, recreation programming for all ages (including the senior population), and security staff. Additional duties include special events throughout the year as well as budgeting and marketing of all assigned programs, special events and other services. The Recreation /Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for providing financial reports and evaluation/analysis as related to programs, facilities, research regarding potential programs and any correspondence needed.
The Recreation /Aquatics Supervisor must have a bachelor’s degree in recreation or closely related field and at least one year of experience in aquatics and recreation programming and management - or in a position or organization of comparable scope - and in supervising part-time staff. Have or be able to acquire Certified Pool Operator License and Red Cross Lifeguard Training certifications within 6 months of being employed. Excellent written and verbal skills are required, as well as the ability to read, understand and communicate effectively using the English language (applies to spoken, written and electronic media and communications). The most successful candidate will be highly organized and self-motivated with an excellent ability to prioritize tasks, manage staff and apply good judgment to all job duties.
The Norridge Park District is proud of its record of continuing growth and expansion of services offered to its residents. The growth and reputation of the Park District are the direct results of individual efforts and close cooperation by all of our employees. Our future success will depend upon continuation of these efforts, good safety habits and adherence to the highest professional standards and ideals.
Motivated, enthusiastic and people-oriented individuals are encouraged to apply for employment.
Interested candidates should complete an employment application found on our website and submit a cover letter with resume to Hilary Poshek at email@example.com.
Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must possess or be working toward a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Recreation or related field. Ability to work independently under general supervision. Ability to work flexible hours including weekend and evenings. Must have strong organizational skills. Must have strong knowledge of athletic scheduling.
The Adult Athletics Coordinator assists the Facility/Athletic Program Manager with implementing the Park District’s adult athletic leagues and programs. Responsible for the operation and management of the athletic fields/facilities and planning, organization and supervision of all adult athletic leagues including Softball, Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball and Racquetball. Duties include recruitment of teams, determination of league structure, implementation of schedules, hiring/scheduling of staff, communication with the Buildings & Grounds Department and update of online athletic standings. Coordinator must be flexible and prepared to respond to stressful situations including weather related cancellations or rule interpretations. Coordinator must consistently reinforce league expectations and strive to take athletic leagues to the next level through the use of evaluations from participants and/or staff. This position is part-time year around (approx. 25 hours per week).
To apply, please fill out application online at www.bolingbrookparks.org
Bolingbrook Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Skokie Park District has an immediate opening for a Head Greenskeeper responsible for the golf course and driving range greens and associated turf management. This is a year-round, full-time position.
Preference will be given to a candidate with an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or closely related field. Three to five years relevant experience in golf course greens keeping and golf course maintenance is required. Prior supervisory experience required. Thorough knowledge of all areas of golf course maintenance required including construction and maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens; turf management and acceptable horticultural practices. Irrigation system repair experience required. Experience with golf course pro shop operations a plus. The Head Greenskeeper must be able to communicate using the English language. The ability to speak the Spanish language is a plus. Must have excellent customer service skills. Must possess a valid Illinois Drivers’ License and an Illinois Pesticide Applicator’s License. Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical, drug test, driving record background check and criminal background check.
The Head Greenskeeper is responsible for skilled and semi-skilled duties in the maintenance, repair, development and construction of the grounds of Weber Park Golf Course and Skokie Sports Park. The Head Greenskeeper is under the direct supervision of the Golf Operations Manager. Position hires, trains, supervises, assigns work duties and evaluates seasonal golf maintenance personnel. This is a working supervisor position. Responsible for the mowing operations of golf course greens, aprons, tees, rough areas and golf range turf areas. Creates plans and implements proper turf management programs including grade changes, soil base preparations, and sod and seeding of tees, greens, fairways and golf range turf. Creates and implements tree maintenance and replacement programs. The Greenskeeper ensures that the pesticide and fertilizer application methods and record keeping meets the Department of Agriculture’s requirements. Plans, supervises and/or performs preventive maintenance for mowers, golf carts, power equipment and other light equipment. Performs netting repairs as needed. Assists with golf course pro shop operations as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Depending on the needs of the District, hours may change to include an earlier start and end time. Hours may be further adjusted to work some weekends and/or evenings on an as needed basis.
To apply: For immediate consideration, go inline to www.skokieparks.org, click the “jobs” tab on the top of the home page and download employment application. Submit completed application along with resume to Lynn Seebacher, Human Resource Manager as listed below.
Lynn Seebacher, Human Resource Manager
Weber Leisure Center
9300 Weber Park Place
Skokie, IL 60077
The Skokie Park District is an equal opportunity employer.