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 $60,000 - $70,000

The General Manager is the chief operating officer of the property. The General Manager manages all aspects of the operation and coordinates/administers the property’s policies and procedures as defined by ownership and/or Billy Casper Golf. Major responsibilities include (but are not limited to) implementing and monitoring the budget, hiring, training and supervising all key staff members, monitoring the quality of the property’s products and services, ensuring maximum member and guest satisfaction and securing the property’s assets, including facilities and equipment.

• Develops, maintains and administers a sound business and organizational plan for the property which includes an operating budget and marketing plans • Oversee and manage a food and beverage operation • Hires, develops and supervises all key management employees of the property • Continue to cultivate the ACE culture through training and on the job coaching • Consistently assures that the property is operated in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws • Oversees the care and maintenance of the property’s physical assets and facilities • Assists in the creation and coordination of the property’s marketing strategy in conjunction with the designated Billy Casper Golf Regional Director of Marketing and Regional Manager • Works with the appropriate department managers to create and conduct player development programs to attract golfers to the facility • Ensures the highest standards for food, beverage, sports, recreation activities and other property services • Analyzes financial statements (income and expenses) relative to budgeted goals and takes corrective measures as necessary • Works with department heads (Food & Beverage and Golf Professional) to schedule, supervise and direct the work of all property employees • Participates in outside activities that are judged appropriate by the Regional Manager to enhance the presence of the property in the local community • Actively work to grow event and outing revenue at the facility through outside sales and retention

Requirements • Demonstrated ability to run a professional, efficient, high quality, service-oriented operation • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills • Must be highly organized, efficient and detail oriented • Must have excellent interpersonal skills • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint • Must have supervisory, coaching and staff development experience • Must have a strong business aptitude and passion for the Club business • Must have 3-5 years related experience in golf operations/club management • PGA member preferred, but not required

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 Centennial Park


Katherine Sweeney

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 9 - $10.50

Individuals interested in enhancing their administrative skill set, learning the ins and outs of recreation management, and assisting with events should apply for this position. This is a great opportunity to develop your skill set and work with the community. This position also has the opportunity to lead classes and help improve the quality of the department. DESCRIPTION: The Riverside Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a creative, independent thinker for an intern position with hours can be flexible, but staff is typically in the afternoon and evening hours. This internship will include a comprehensive experience within the district's operations. Role at the department will involve assistance within administration, programming, staff management, facility management, day camp, special events, and marketing. Internship schedule includes night and weekend hours. The ideal candidate has office experience and is quick learner with computer programming and office administrative tasks. RESPONSIBILITES: Administrative tasks included but not limited to – data entry, filing, answering phones, email correspondence, RecTrac, flyers, and schedule coordination. Obey and enforce the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the park district safety program that are pertinent to the activities conducted by the department. NECESSARY SKILLS: Able to coordinate numerous projects at once while working deadlines. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain a well-established working relationship with staff, media, and members. Superb customer service skills. Ability to solve problems independently in a professional manner. Ability to perform duties with initiative, persistence, creativity, integrity, good judgment, tact, and courtesy. Ability to create documents, databases, and spreadsheets in the Microsoft Office and the department’s database.
SEASON/HOURS/DAYS: August through December. Hours and days vary weekly depending on school and Parks & Recreation requirements and responsibilities. Schedule is arranged upon start of internship and includes evenings and weekends. COMPENSATION: Temporary Position $9 - $10.50 per hour. 20 – 35 hours weekly.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply at and complete the on-line application under the Departments tab/Parks & Recreation/ General Information/ Employment Opportunities, Recreation & Administrative Internship.

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 Village of Riverside - Parks & Recreation


Annie Hanrahan

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $95,000-$115,000 DOQ

Full-Time EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Job Title: Director of Recreation Closing Date: Open until filled, with preference for applications received by 08/03/2018 Hours: Full-Time – 40 hours per week plus additional hours as necessary including attendance of committee and board meetings Hiring Range: $95,000 – 115,000 annual salary Location: Triphahn Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL Website:


Under the direct supervision of the executive director, the director of recreation is responsible for overseeing all recreation programming, ice operations, aquatics, and communications and marketing operations throughout the District. Recreation programming includes aquatics, athletics, active adults, special events, preschool/early learning center, before/after school care, as well as summer camps. Ice operations include hockey, figure skating, and rentals. Aquatics include indoor and outdoor pools. C&M operations include website maintenance, e-mail blasts, social media, and promotion of District events. The director of recreation also oversees facility operations at the Triphahn Center & Ice Arena, Willow Recreation Center, Vogelei Barn, and Seascape Family Aquatic Center.


HEPD is a gold-medal winning, distinguished, and CAPRA accredited agency currently seeking an experienced, motivated, dynamic individual to lead and grow operations in the recreation division. With multiple recreation centers, over 70 parks, 2 full sheets of ice, 2 aquatic centers, and a dedicated C&M staff, the director of recreation has the ability to plan, develop, and promote engaging recreation opportunities for our residents.


Minimum of ten years of full-time experience in the field of parks and recreation, with a minimum of seven years management and supervisory experience of full-time professional staff. A Bachelor’s Degree in park or leisure Service, business administration, or a related field is required. CPRP required. Valid Driver’s License is required. Master’s Degree and/or CPRE are preferred. Experience with VSI RecTrac, FinTrac, MainTrac, and BS&A Financial Software strongly desired.

The Hoffman Estates Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified and interested individuals are encouraged to review the full job description and complete an online application through the jobs page on the District’s website:

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 Hoffman Estates Park District


Eric Leninger
(847) 885-7500

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $31,000 - $35,000

Under the Director of the Executive Director, the Administrative Assistant duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner. May direct and lead the work of others. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Responsibilities: • Answer and direct phone calls • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports • Develop and maintain a filing system • Order office supplies • Submit and reconcile expense reports • Provide general support to visitors • Provide information by answering questions and requests • Generate reports • Handle multiple projects • Prepare and monitor invoices • Develop administrative staff by providing information, educational opportunities and experiential growth opportunities • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed • Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc. • Cover the reception desk is required • Maintain computer and manual filing systems • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner • Coordinate office procedures • Reply to email, telephone or face to face enquiries • Develop and update administrative systems to make them more efficient • Resolve administrative problems • Receive, sort and distribute the mail • Answer telephone calls and pass them on • Oversee and supervise the work of junior staff • Maintain up-to-date employee holiday records • Coordinate repairs to office equipment • Greet and assist visitors to the office

Requirements: • Proven admin or assistant experience • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work • Attention to detail and problem solving skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Strong organizational and planning skills • Proficient in MS Office, Rec Desk (or equivalent) • At least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred

Administrative Assistant top skills & proficiencies: • Reporting Skills, Telephone Skills, Verbal Communication • Administrative Writing Skills, Microsoft Office Skills • Analysis, Problem Solving • Supply Management, Inventory Control

Office Administration Procedures • Typing Skills • Attention to Detail • Accuracy • Multitask • Teamwork • Discretion and Judgment • Patience

Benefits we offer: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits packages, including: Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Personal Days, Professional Membership Dues, Park District Programs and Facility Use Benefits

TO APPLY: Please email cover letter, resume and reference list to: Lonnette C. Hall, Executive Director, No phone calls.

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 Maywood Park District


Lonette Hall

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


The Leyden Township Parks & Recreation Department is looking for an Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation. This position assists with the planning and implementation overseeing all parks and recreational activities at three facilities and four parks. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Parks & Recreation, the Assistant Director will lead a team dedicated to the success of Adult & Youth Athletics, Fitness, Early Childhood, Fine Arts, Facility Management & Rentals, Senior Programming, and Special Events.


BENEFITS: Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Health Insurance. No out of pocket premium for individuals with no copay or coinsurance. Currently, $2,500 HRA deductible is paid by employer annually. Competitive family plans. Vision and Dental coverage also included by employer.

Regular Parks & Recreation hours of operation are Monday through Friday 6:00AM to 9:00PM Saturday 6:00AM to 2:00PM. Sunday and other times are as scheduled.

QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Parks and Recreation, Business Administration or closely related field from an accredited college or university. Minimum of three or more years of demonstrated success as a recreation program administrator of facility manager. CPRP Preferred and able to obtain within twelve months of employment. Or, any equivalent combination of education experience and training. CPR and AED Certification required within six months of employment. Valid Illinois Class “D” Drivers License.

POSITION FOCUS: Responsible for the overall management, direction and programming for the Parks and Recreation Department activities and facilities.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP: Accountable to the Director of Parks and Recreation. Supervises Office Manager, Programs/Facilities Manager, Recreation Supervisor- Early Childhood, Guest Services & Special Events Manger, Camp Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Plans and directs a comprehensive and expanding program of recreational activities for all segments, groups, age and interest levels in the areas of preschool, youth, adult, athletics, special events, cultural arts, fitness and general programs.
Prepares and monitors budgets and reports for recreational programming. Identifies a long range schedule of capital development projects and administers expenditures of the budget. Develops and implements a long range recreation programming plan approved by the Director of Parks and Recreation. Directs the development and implementation of a marketing and communication strategy to increase program participation and facility use. Evaluates the appropriateness of existing fees and services and recommends modifications. Develops, implements and monitors a system of financial reporting and cash control procedures. Establishes and monitors policies and procedures for areas of responsibility. Prepares and/or directs the preparation of financial reports, monthly reports and periodic and special reports and maintains department records. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates direct reports. Conducts staff meetings with direct reports. Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the employee handbook. Maintains a clean and organized work environment. Additional job duties as assigned, which may be considered essential.

SECONDARY JOB DUTIES: Speaks before local clubs and groups Acts as a liaison with other governmental agencies, community groups and industry affiliate organizations. Coordinates ideas and materials for publicity and marketing through proper Township policies. Maintains affiliation with appropriate industry professional organizations to keep informed of trends and influences potentially impacting operations. Approves parks and facility use requests from Program/Facility Manager. Provides orientation and training to direct reports. Attends meetings and participates in IPRA and local community agencies, associations and organizations. Attends professional conferences and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility and for continuing education.

Leyden Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply by sending a cover letter and resume to the contact provided.

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 Leyden Township Parks & Recreation


Joe Weber

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled