The purpose of this full-time position (with benefit package) is to assist the Recreation Specialist-Aquatics in development and implementation of aquatics programs and services. This position will spend extensive time outdoors during summer program (May-September), develop and implement programs, teach swim lessons as needed, work in the community with children and families, attend special events and collaborate with other MSCR programs.
?May – September serve as MSCR Aquatic Manager for the Goodman Aquatic Center - Verona (GAC), working onsite to develop and implement Camp Shalom and MSCR Learn to Swim programs.
?Supervise all MSCR aquatic staff at GAC. Establish GAC aquatic staff work schedules and submit payroll.
?Assist in development and implement weekly in-service training for MSCR aquatic staff at GAC.
?Serve as lifeguard when staffing levels dictate.
?Instruct swim classes when staffing levels dictate.
?Assist with planning, development and implementation of preschool and youth aquatic programs and special events.
?Assist with interviews/hiring/training and supervision of part-time seasonal staff.
?Establish work schedules for seasonal program staff, track work hours and submit payroll for approval.
?Provide site supervision and staff performance evaluations.
?Monitor expenses and revenues to keep within approved budget.
?Assist with securing and scheduling facilities for programs.
?Assist in setting up and conducting program evaluations.
?Visit and observe programs, and provide input for quality improvement.
?Prepare and maintain program and participant data and statistical reports.
?Inventory, order and prepare supplies for staff as needed.
?Assist in the research of new program ideas.
?Assist in organizing information for the MSCR program guides (3 times/year) and for other marketing efforts.
?Attend meetings of MSCR staff and other organizations relative to MSCR aquatics programs.
?Maintain knowledge of existing safety codes related to aquatic program operations and staff certifications.
?Assist with the planning and development of programming at the Goodman Aquatic Center - Verona (GAC), and work with Federation staff to develop the Camp swim program.
•Other duties as assigned.
•High school diploma, and at least two years of post high school education in recreation, education, or related field.
•Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) or willingness to obtain within three months of hire.
•Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or other recognized Learn to Swim program.
•At least one year of experience working in an aquatics setting, preferably with one year of experience developing aquatics programs and managing, supervising and evaluating aquatic staff, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
•Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and recreation program planning knowledge and experience.
•Certified pool operator (CPO or AFO) or ability to obtain within the first three months of employment.
•Excellent program solving abilities and conflict resolution skills.
•Ability to perform when confronted with emergency, unusual and/or crisis situations.
•Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with racially and culturally diverse participants, staff, parents,
school staff and with the community.
•Experience working cross-culturally and/or commitment to work toward improving one’s own cultural competence, i.e., valuing difference/diversity, recognizing personal limitations in one’s skills and expertise, having the desire to learn in these areas
•Experience with personal computers and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel software.
•Valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle.
•Bilingual – Spanish
•First Aid and/or CPR certification
•Water Safety Instructor Trainer
Please apply on line at http://hrweb.madison.k12.wi.us/jobs. Click on the "Classifed" to find the position and apply on line by 4:15pm on June 1, 2015. Don't forget to upload a completed Experience Inventory. If you have questions about the position, contact Aquatics Specialist Dianne Lahey at 608-204-3019, or email her at email@example.com.
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 membership service, fitness programming and/or management preferred. Must possess 1-2 years of customer service experience and 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 30-39 hours a week and include a possible combination of early mornings, nights, weekends and some holidays. Must have a working knowledge of PC computers and Microsoft applications, previous experience of CLASS registration software a plus. Bachelor's degree in Recreation or related field; or 3-5 years experience in the fitness industry.
Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Membership Services Supervisor, the Lead Membership Services Coordinator assists in membership relations at the Recreation Center of Highland Park, including maintaining the membership base and coordinating membership programs.
Apply: To apply for this position, interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume as well as complete an online application via our website at www.pdhp.org.
The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.
Performs difficult technical work coordinating membership services for The Centre and
managing the fitness floor staff. Work is performed under general supervision of the Centre
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
? Developing, organizing and coordinating membership recruitment, registration and retention; promoting
membership services; preparing and maintaining membership files and records.
? Develops programs to recruit individual, group and corporate memberships;
? Develops programs to retain existing and expired memberships;
? Prepares recruitment materials, coordinates recruitment efforts;
? Develops, coordinates and participates in membership registration;
? Prepares, updates and utilizes membership files including payment flagging, membership freeze, medical freeze,
membership bar, retention rates, payment options, etc;
? Tracks memberships, initiates renewal notices, tracks member facility use, etc.
? Prepares and analyzes daily, monthly and annual membership records;
? Prepares daily and periodic membership reports;
? Provides administrative project support;
? Assist in all staff training pertaining to Memberships and Membership Forms;
? Performs related tasks as required;
? Prepares and maintains all ACH/EFT Renewal Memberships
? Prepares and processes all ACH/EFT monthly billing for memberships;
? Prepares, manages, and maintains all tracking, written communication and collections of all NSF/Closed
Accounts for ACH/EFT accounts;
? Prepare, Process and maintain all upgrades, downgrades and cancellations of memberships, Change of ACH/EFT
Accounts, Suspensions, etc.
? Prepare and coordinate all written communication with members such as welcome letters, renewal reminders,
we’ve missed you cards, Birthday Cards, etc.
? Set Up and Maintain Membership Referral Program
? Maintain and Up-date all forms pertaining to Memberships;
? Maintains all member guest passes;
? Prepares, Tracks and maintains all Customer Service Guest Passes;
? Work with Finance on revoking and collecting all NSF checks returned for non-payment;
? Executes all written and verbal membership customer service issues;
? Coordinates facility tours for prospective members;
? Develop and initiate incentives for new and existing members;
? Assist in marketing and promotional ideas and incentives to promote memberships;
? Organize and attend off-site corporate events, Expos and Health/Fitness Fairs;
? Set up and Maintain numerous spread sheets for tracking all financial data such as Corporate, Employee, Paid in
Full, EFT and Membership Modifications, Administrative Fees, NSF/Accounts Closed, etc.;
? Manage and maintain all Employee Memberships including benefit, payroll deductions, etc.
? Hire, train, schedule and manage approximately 30 part time fitness desk, fitness floor, and membership sales
? Manage the Healthy Contributions member benefit program.
? Manage the permanent locker rental program
? Coordinate fundraisers for the Youth Scholarship Fund
? Strong customer service skills with ability to positively interact with customers on a daily basis
? A passion for the health and fitness profession to include general understanding of fitness equipment, group
fitness and personal training
? Thorough knowledge of The Centre’s fitness programs, services and operations
? Thorough knowledge of membership recruitment procedures, practices and techniques
? Thorough knowledge of membership registration, files, record keeping and reporting
? Thorough knowledge of business English, arithmetic and statistical record keeping
? Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with facility users, City officials, potential
members and member groups and the general public
? Extensive and demonstrative knowledge of the use and application of MS Office Suite and electronic mail
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
? Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with major
course work in kinesiology, exercise and sport science and health and wellness.
? The candidate should have at least three years of membership sales experience as well as administrative
experience working in a fitness center setting.
The Information Technology Coordinator is responsible for the Park District’s computer landscape. The Information Technology Coordinator is a full-time exempt position whose workweek may exceed 40 hours to include weekends and evenings. This position is considered confidential and strict adherence to the Agencies policies is required.
Qualified applicants will have an Associates degree or certification program requiring two years to complete in Information Systems or related field. Prefer individual with Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field from an accredited college or university. Will consider relevant work experience of at least three years in lieu of Information Systems degree. 2+ years’ experience with .NET, VB.NET/C#.NET, ASP.NET, Web Services, PHP, CSS, & HTML with optional technical skills – MS SharePoint, jQuery, XSLT. Experience meeting deadlines, work prioritization and time management. Strong organizational & time-management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks. Valid IL driver’s license required.
• Develops strategic plans identifying Information technology applications to support business plans or create new strategic options.
• Maintains and monitors the operations of District networks.
• Provide and update the technology 5 year strategic plan
• Resolve hardware and software issues
• Provide data conversion and administration support for upgrades of software and hardware.
• Manage District email, WIFI and website.
• Manage District backup of server information and disaster recovery procedures.
• Update all hardware and software as required to run an efficient operation.
Apply online at mortongroveparks.com
The Village of Orland Park seeks a Recreation Intern to provide general support in the day-to-day functions of the Recreation Department. The Recreation Department serves the recreational needs providing leisure services and programs for the local community of over 60,000 residents and includes recreation administration, recreation programming, special recreation, special events, the Sportsplex health & fitness center, and the Centennial Park Aquatic Center.
This position will assist the Recreation Operations Manager and Recreation Supervisors in planning, organizing, and supervision of specific assigned recreation programs and special events. Duties will include research, reporting, filing, overview of budgets, media requests, shopping, copying, and other duties as required to support program needs. This role will also assist with the administration of recreation programs and/or special events as assigned. Will gain exposure and work to develop good relationships with community, other interest groups, and agencies serving the area.
This position is ideal for an individual who is working towards the completion of a 4-year degree in Recreation Management or other directly related field. Must have at least one (1) year of prior related recreation field work or other recreation experience. A valid driver’s license is also required.
Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word are required. Excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills, along with strict attention to detail.
Pay rate starting at $9.00 per hour, depending on qualifications.
This is a summer internship opportunity from mid-May through mid-August 2015. Approximately 25 hours per week, generally scheduled Monday through Friday 8:00AM TO 5:00PM. Must have flexible availability. Must be available evenings and weekends as required for special events and/or required programming.
Interested candidates may complete an application or send a resume with cover letter to Human Resources, Village of Orland Park, 14700 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL 60462, fax to 708-349-4859 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.