Qualifications: Seeking a self-motivated professional with strong leadership skills, exceptional customer service knowledge and the ability to communicate tactfully in writing and verbally with fitness center and community members. Experience in the fitness industry with customer service experience preferred. Must be detail-oriented, organized and able to manage multiple tasks during busy times at a service desk. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team environment, be passionate about providing excellent customer service and place a high value on inspiring new ideas that exceed the expectations of fitness center user groups. This position will be 22-28 hours a week and include a possible combination of early mornings, nights, weekends and some holidays. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point, previous experience of CLASS registration software a plus. High School graduate or equivalent required, some college preferred.
Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Membership Services Supervisor, the Customer Service Coordinator is responsible for extraordinary customer service and positive customer relations. They will assure proper registration of members and program participants and that facility and Park District policy and procedures are implemented. Additionally, the Customer Service Coordinators will work with co-workers and the management team to gather community feedback, research trends in fitness and develop new programs, both promotional and marketing.
Apply: To apply for this position, interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume as well as complete an online application. Apply by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Customer Service Coordinator in the subject line or by mail to the Park District of Highland Park.
Send cover letter and resume to: Debbie Pierce, Park District of Highland Park, 1207 Park Avenue West, Highland Park IL 60035 - PH: 847.579.4049 FAX: 847.579.4564 EMAIL: email@example.com WEBSITE: www.pdhp.org
The Park District of Highland Park is an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer).
Lake Bluff Park District is seeking a dynamic, proactive Human Resources Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director and a member of the Executive team, this role will be responsible to oversee and manage all Human Resource functions of the Park District including compensation, benefits, employee relations and recruitment. Also responsible for policy development, implementation, and communication to assist the Park District to meet its vision, mission and values.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience and continuing education in Human Resources; PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
• Minimum 3-5 years experience in Human Resources management including policy development; the preferred candidate will have a combination of private and public sector experience.
• Superior interpersonal skills, proven ability to develop rapport with all levels of staff, employees, and outside business partners; excellent communication skills, written and verbal, to include presentation experience.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Qualified candidates, please see complete job detail and apply: www.lakebluffparks.org.
Lake Bluff Park District is an equal opportunity employers committed to workforce diversity and fair employment practices.
The St. Charles Park District is seeking qualified individuals to apply for the Assistant Superintendent of Recreation. This is a full-time position.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Administration , Leisure Studies or related field is required with a minimum of five years full-time supervisory and/or facility management experience in the park and recreation profession. Strong leadership, organizational and communication skills desired.
CPRP or ability to become a CPRP preferred. A valid Illinois Driver's License and the ability to obtain an Illinois Food Sanitation Certification, CPR and AED certification, and Ellis Lifeguard Training Certification.
Duties: Responsible for overall management and operations of Pottawatomie Community Center, Swanson Poll, Miniature Golf, Early Childhood, Older Adults and Programs. Manage a staff of seven full-time professionals. This unique position involves both hands-on and administrative management duties.
A complete job description is available at www.stcparks.org
Contact: Please email or mail a cover letter, resume and references to:
Superintendent of Recreation
St. Charles Park District
8 North Avenue
St. Charles, IL 60174
The Downers Grove Park District is searching for the right energetic, organized and creative professional to fill the position of Supervisor of Marketing and Creative Development.
Under the supervision of the Director of Recreation, the Supervisor of Marketing and Creative Development is responsible for the planning, organizing, and dissemination of marketing and promotional materials, as well as responsible for updating and maintaining the District’s web site. In addition, the Supervisor is responsible for the coordination and development of all design needs for the District.
• At least two years of full-time experience in a professional position involving writing, editing, design and photography is strongly suggested.
• Sound communication skills and ability to present ideas in a concise verbal and visual manner, including clear and concise writing, and thorough knowledge of English language usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
• Carry out instructions effectively and efficiently, and organize the workload to meet production deadlines in a timely and punctual manner.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point) and Adobe Software (In Design, Photo Shop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, etc.).
• Familiar with the principles, procedures and techniques of the media, and be able to effectively disseminate information via print, broadcast, and electronic communication systems.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relations with divisional staff and to relate well to representatives of the news media, the general public, community agencies and officials, vendors and other public and private interest groups.
• Must possess a valid driver's license.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in graphic design, multimedia, advertising, communications, marketing, public relations, journalism or a related field.
Availability: As a full-time employee you will enjoy a steady Monday through Friday work schedule for a total of 40 hours per week; some weekends and nights may be required.
APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter by mail to 2455 Warrenville Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515 OR by email at firstname.lastname@example.org OR by fax at (630) 963-1543. This position is open until filled.
For a full job description, please visit our website at www.dgparks.org.
Our Park District is an equal opportunity employer. Join our team where it’s your chance to play!
The Village is seeking a responsible and energetic individual to assist the Parks and Recreation Department, which has been recognized by the Distinguished Accreditation Program, to serve as the Community Center Program Supervisor. This position is responsible for the planning, management, implementation, and evaluation of recreation programs and the daily operations of the Community Center. Manages, coordinates, and maintains the Community Center operations including programming, rentals, staffing, and maintenance of the facility. This position reports to the Superintendent of Recreation. The Community Center Program Supervisor may assume duties of the Superintendent of Recreation in his/her absence. The position is expected to work early mornings, nights, and weekends for programs and special events.
The candidate’s education and experience shall include a bachelor’s degree in recreation, or a related field. One to three years related parks and facilities experience, including previous experience in a supervisory capacity is preferred. Good administrative, leadership and communication skills. Certified Park and Recreation Professional preferred. The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics and abilities: ability to deal with the public tactfully and courteously, ability to troubleshoot, problem solve, use good judgment, and ability to use a variety of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, RecTrac, E-Gov, and Laserfiche. CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications required within six months of employment.
The salary range for this position is $50,645.36 to $66,851.87. This position is classified as a full-time, exempt, non-union position. All applicants must be able to work 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and attend some Commission and Board meetings before and after normal business hours. The Village provides a comprehensive benefit packaging including medical, dental, and life insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Pension, ICMA-RC retirement plans, paid sick, vacation, and holiday time, Flex 125 plan, and more.
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Charles Meyer, Assistant to the Village Manager, at 6900 North Lincoln Avenue Lincolnwood, IL 60712 or email@example.com by Friday, December 20, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.