The Arlington Heights Park District is seeking a Cultural Arts Supervisor II to plan and implement a comprehensive program of preschool, youth and adult cultural arts programs.
Duties: Organizes, directs and supervises a comprehensive program of cultural arts, including but not limited to, various forms of dance, drama, music, and arts and crafts for all ages; organizes, schedules and coordinates the summer outdoor concert series and rental requests at North School Park; hires, trains, supervises, assigns work and evaluates cultural art staff and program instructors; supervises the Hasbrook Cultural Arts Center; oversees programming of three dance studios (900 students) and maintains these areas in a clean and orderly fashion; prepares annual budget projections and monitors revenue and expense lines in areas of responsibility; evaluates the effectiveness of existing programs and submits annual recommendations for fee and program changes and prepares bi-weekly payroll and submits to the Finance Department on a timely basis.
Qualifications: B.A./B.S. in Recreation, Cultural Arts or closely related field; with a minimum of two to three years’ experience in cultural arts program development and management. Good knowledge of dance, drama, music, and arts and crafts programming; good knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of community recreation; strong knowledge of financial principles and management; strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to plan details of each job and carry it through to completion without immediate supervision; strong computers skills (word processing and spreadsheets); ability to hire, train, evaluate and supervise subordinate employees; ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other supervisors and subordinate employees; and ability to perform required duties with initiative, good judgment, accuracy, persistence, integrity, dependability, tact, and courtesy. Effective communication skills; ability required to work through customer service requests and issues in a timely manner.
Hours: General hours of work are M-F, 9 am - 5 pm, but the Cultural Arts Supervisor II is required to work a combination of daytime, evening and weekend hours to accomplish the responsibilities of this position.
Hiring Salary Range: $54,544 - $59,064 based on qualifications and experience
Closing Date: August 15, 2014
Qualified applicants should apply online and upload their resume and cover letter at www.ahpd.org/jobs by August 15, 2014. Please note e-mailed or faxed resumes will not be accepted.
The Arlington Heights Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Marketing Supervisor is responsible for developing and implementing long and short term marketing and public relations strategies and plans for all areas of WCH including: facility rentals, recreational, social, cultural and educational programs, Fitness Centre and fundraising initiatives.
Examples of Work:
•Meet regularly with the Board of Governors, Executive Director, Director of Institutional Advancement and Marketing Committee to plan, implement and report on marketing and public relations initiatives.
•Work with the Marketing Committee to fulfill Strategic Plan initiatives and goals.
•Manage websites including: winnetkacommunityhouse.org and thewinnetkashow.com. Plan and produce content for both sites and assist with online registration. Analyze web traffic and online inquiries to determine ROI of marketing.
•Plan, create and manage email communications including monthly newsletters and targeted marketing emails and build and distribute online surveys/service evaluations.
•Produce and disseminate pre and post publicity of programs and events held at the Community House.
•Manage WCH social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
•Produce three seasonal program guides each year.
•Create plans for promoting general registration and targeted registration for key activities.
•Work with the Advancement Department, Advancement Committee and Marketing Committee to support fundraising initiatives as needed.
•Work with the Recreation Staff, Facilities Director and Woman’s Board to plan and create print and online marketing materials for events throughout the year, including Antiques + Modernism Winnetka, weddings and meetings.
•Manage one part-time staff.
•Other duties as assigned.
Additional Responsibilities include:
•Plan and implement an annual marketing budget.
•Maintaining a calendar of display signage scheduling.
•Working with tenant/associate/theater groups to promote their events through our channels.
•Working with outside organizations on participating in or cross-promoting events.
•Maintain and manage marketing/advertising and public relations files.
•Assist all departments with large scale community events such as the annual Haunted House, Event Showcases, Block Party, etc.
•Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or a related field.
•3-5 years of progressive responsibility in marketing, communications, public relations or related experience.
•Strategic thinker with excellent writing skills.
•Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, Wordpress, Squarespace, Eventbrite, Survey Monkey/Mailchimp essential.
•Track record of developing engaging social media copy and content.
•Ability to manage multiple projects and stay on task.
•Proficiency in email and social media marketing best practices.
•Strong graphic design skills.
•Ability to analyze response data and make recommendations to improve results.
•Excellent presentation, organizational, writing and oral communication skills.
•Ability to work positively with a variety of volunteer and donor publics.
•Reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement.
Salary and Benefits:
•Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
oHealth, Dental, Life, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
oVacation, sick, and personal time
oFitness Centre Membership
To apply for this position please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com. All submissions will be acknowledged and you will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. Please do not call Winnetka Community House. Winnetka Community House is an equal opportunity employer.
MUNSTER, IN (23,603) Distinctive, progressive community with beautiful parks and neighborhoods seeks candidates to serve as its Director of Parks and Recreation. Located in Lake County, Indiana, Munster is 26 miles southeast of the Chicago loop. Strategically located, Munster is home to a number of notable local, regional and national companies. Munster residents enjoy excellent schools and numerous cultural and recreational opportunities. The Town is a full service community with a parks and recreation department that has 16 full-time and over 200 part-time/seasonal employees. The Parks and Recreation Department has a $3.1million operating budget. The position includes the oversight and management of a nine-hole golf course with restaurant and banquet facilities. The Director of Parks and Recreation is appointed by and reports directly to the Park Board. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a record of success in collaborating with elected and appointed officials, the business community and members of the Town’s boards and commissions on administering the community’s services and projects. Candidates must exhibit a high level of professionalism, diplomacy and an expectation of excellence in service delivery. Position requires five to seven years of increasingly responsible management experience in a community, organization, or business of comparable complexity. A bachelor's degree in parks and recreation, public administration, business administration, public policy or related field is required. Master's degree (MPA or MBA) or other advanced degree is strongly desired. Certified Park and Recreation (CPRP) is a plus. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills, strong financial abilities and an approachable, welcoming style with the community, elected officials and staff. Residency within a reasonable amount of time is required. Starting salary range is $85,000+/- DOQ with excellent benefits. E-mail resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references at once but no later than August 31, 2014 to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Heidi Voorhees or Terry Porter, GovHRUSA, 650 Dundee Road #270, Northbrook, lL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3243; Fax: 866-401¬-3100.
The City of Charleston is now accepting resumes for the full-time position of Recreation Supervisor. Qualifications: BS/BA in Recreation, Education, or related field with 1-2 years of supervisory experience. Excellent written & oral communication skills a must. Prior experience in youth and early childhood programming is required. Some evening and weekend work required. Duties include program planning, organization, scheduling, publicity & marketing, and personnel supervision of comprehensive recreation program. A valid drivers license is required. The salary range is $28,000-$31,000 plus full benefits and car allowance.
Submit a résumé and cover letter to: City of Charleston, Human Resources, 520 Jackson Avenue, Charleston IL 61920. Application reviews will begin on August 8, 2014 and will continue until position is filled. The successful candidate must reside in Coles County within 6 months of hire. EOE
This full-time position is a combination of administrative responsibility for day to day operations, risk management, staff oversight and marketing with recreational program and special event coordination. The Superintendent of Parks & Recreation will oversee fitness, membership, recreation, maintenance & finance. The position will report directly to the Board of Commissioners and work closely with staff to grow recreational programs and profitability of the Park District, as well as cultivate good relationships with the community and organizations therein.
The complete job description is available online at www.marengoparkdistrict.org
Marengo is a small community approximately 30 minutes east of Rockford. The Park District features 70 acres of park land at the main facility site at 825 Indian Oaks Trail, as well as three off-site parks in the Marengo community. The Park District is seeking a energetic, and motivationing individual to take the lead at the Park District and ensure that it is offering quality programs to meet the needs of our community.
Letters of Application and Resumes should be sent to Marengo Park District, Attn: Scott McCann, 825 Indian Oaks Trail, Marengo, IL 60152 OR email to firstname.lastname@example.org OR fax to: 815-568-5648