Description: The Assistant General Manager is a full time, exempt position which reports directly to the General Manager. Under the direction and supervision of the General Manager, the Assistant GM shall be responsible for managing and directing the programs of the Darien Sportsplex in accordance with guidelines established by the Darien Park District Board of Commissioners to provide safe, well-rounded activities and facilities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate staff. This is an at-will position.
A minimum of 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends.
Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related field and a minimum of 5-7 years of related work experience not including internships. Previous ice rink experience is strongly recommended along with previous staff management as well. Experience and understanding of park and recreation administration, supervision, personnel procedures, and safety procedures is required. This position requires strong people and customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively with other staff and public, including written, verbal, and telephone communication skills. The individual should be very organized, have the ability to plan, implement, supervise and lead staff. This position is expected to maintain First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Strong computer skills are also needed.
Duties: This position will oversee the day to day management of the staff, facility programs, and building operations. This position will be required to work a constantly changing schedule which will include building shifts and the ability to work nights and weekends when needed.
Address: 451 Plainfield Rd City, State, Zip: Darien, IL 60561 Contact: Jordan Rossi Phone: 630.789.6666 xt202 Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references along with Darien Park District job application. Full job description is available by contacting Jordan Rossi.
To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
Core Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm *Available for flexible work schedule, including early mornings, evenings and weekends.
Duties: The Fox Valley Park District is seeking an experienced supervisor to oversee the membership and fitness operations at the Eola Community Center. Under the direction of the Facility Manager, the Fitness Supervisor will oversee fitness operations, membership development and retention, personal training, group exercise, fitness programming, and fitness equipment standards. Responsibilities include customer service, sales, publicizing, budgeting, scheduling and staffing, safety, program management, special events, and other services to promote health and fitness industry trends to customers and the community. Other duties include but are not limited to: member retention, brochure preparation, public relations/marketing, facility management, purchasing, membership tracking, inventory and equipment maintenance, staff training, and other duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a strong interest in Health and Fitness with the desire to provide a quality experience for our community and members. A minimum of four years fitness management experience in the private and/or public sector environment is desired with a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Sports Management or a related field. Knowledgeable of the latest programming trends with the ability to implement these trends in our community. Must possess excellent customer service skills and strong verbal and written communication skills. Proven results for increased membership sales, retention strategies and corporate/group sales required. Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) with aptitude to learn other software. RecTrac Recreation Software experience a plus. Must maintain attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task. Certified Parks & Recreation Professional a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation.
The 63,000-square-foot Eola Community Center serves nearly 2,000 fitness members and hosts more than 250,000 visitors per year. The facility includes a full-size gymnasium, dance studio, gymnastics facility, large reservable multi-purpose rooms and preschool/child care/programming rooms. In addition, there is a fitness center of approximately 6,000 square-feet, group exercise & spinning studio along with a three-lane, 1/6-mile indoor sports track and newly renovated locker rooms with saunas. The facility also features 2 lighted baseball fields, 2 sand volleyball courts, a picnic shelter and an accessible playground. The Eola Community Center also has a building partnership and is home to the Aurora Public Library – Eola Branch.
The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 233,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management. Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 165 parks and 48 miles of interconnected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Sharing the shores of the Fox River, our communities are united by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District … Where Fun Begins!
Qualifications: This position is part-time and is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in Facility/Recreation Management.
Candidates must demonstrate solid verbal and written communication skills, strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills and the ability to lead and motivate staff. Professional appearance and dependability is a must. Facility Supervisors are expected to work evening and weekend hours. CPR/AED and First Aid certified or must obtain within 90 days of employment.
Duties: Direct supervision of the Department’s 168,000 sq. ft Indoor Sports, Events and Fitness Center which includes: Administer all duties associated with opening and closing procedures of the Complex, daily cash handling and close out procedures, customer service operation, program and rental registrations, facility set ups and takedowns, program and sport league management, fitness center, golf learning center, birthday party supervision and all others duties assigned by the Sports Complex Supervisor. Supervise, evaluate and train staff on a daily basis.
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