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 $42,774 – $46,000 (commensurate with qualifications)

Responsible for the day to day management and operations of, athletic programming, variety programming, special events and seasonal camps. Accountable for profit and loss of designated areas. Responsible for budget of approximately $100,000. Supervisory responsibility for several dozen part-time employees as well as a number of independent contractors. Collaborates on setting the vision and direction for the program area and develops specific plans for implementation. Plans, organizes and supervises, instructional programs, contracted programs, camps, clinics and special events to meet the needs of the community. Writes brochure content and proofreads copy for accuracy before publication. Analyzes data to recommend fee structures, funding opportunities, operational policies, growth targets, program, and service offerings. Troubleshoots any and all issues related to program area (staffing, operations, customer service, etc.) Maintains accurate and current financial, personnel and program participation records and interprets same for the purpose of planning and evaluation. Prepares annual budget including fee recommendations, monitors expenditures and operates within the budgetary guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS: The best candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Parks & Recreation, Administration, Business Administration, Sports Management or a related field required along with 2 years’ full time relevant work experience. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Valid Illinois driver’s license required.

TARGET HIRING RANGE: $42,774 – $46,000 (commensurate with qualifications) This position is full time, working regular weekends as well as evenings as necessary.

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:  Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO  Dental Coverage  Prescription Coverage  Vision Reimbursement Program  Life Insurance  Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)  Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)  457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan  Paid Time Off  Tuition Reimbursement  Professional Membership Dues Reimbursement  Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

APPLY ONLINE: Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page.

More Information

 Glenview Park District

 Contact

Sarah Bagley
sarah.bagley@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000 - $50,000 (DOQ)

The Glenview Park District is proud to operate a dynamic and diverse aquatic program which includes 3 facilities: Splash Landings (a year round indoor), Flick Pool (summer only outdoor), and Roosevelt Pool (summer only outdoor). Our aquatics department offers a wide variety of programs and activities including swim lessons, a swim team, pool rentals/parties, outdoor food concessions, birthday parties, and other special events. In this fun and challenging role, you will be an important part our aquatic management team. Reporting to the Manager of Aquatics, as the Aquatics Supervisor you will also assist with the regular supervision and training of all staff, facility management, budget preparation/planning, program development and implementation, and other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management, Physical Education, Business Administration, or related field along with at least two (2) years’ experience in aquatic programming and facility management preferred. Must be able to acquire within first six (6) months of employment: StarGuard Elite Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor Certifications, Starfish Aquatics Institute Swim Lesson and Trainer Certification, Certified Pool Operator License, Certifications. Knowledge and skills with computers and software (Outlook, Word, and Excel) along with ability to learn additional software and systems required for business transactions. Knowledge of and ability to apply Americans with Disabilities Act to business situations. Valid Illinois driver’s license required along with own source of reliable transportation.

This is a full time year round position. Daily schedule will vary based on facility hours of operation which will include nights and weekends based on program and facility needs. Target hiring range is $45,000 - $50,000, dependent on qualifications. BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO, Prescription Coverage, Dental Coverage, Vision Reimbursement Program, Life Insurance (basic & voluntary), Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF), Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF), 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan, ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, Personal Days,Vacation, Sick Time,Tuition Reimbursement, Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits.

APPLY ONLINE: Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page.

More Information

 Glenview Park District

 Contact

Sarah Bagley
sarah.bagley@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $34,000-$42,000 DOQ

Job Summary: The Program/Events Manager is responsible for assisting with the coordinating, organizing, planning, participating, supervising and evaluating recreational Park District programs including Early Childhood Programming including Youth and Tot Programs, and Early Childhood – Preschool, Playschool and Tot School, all Camps, Afterschool Program, Special Events, Teen Programming, Dance/Tumbling and Cultural Arts. He or she will be hiring, training and supervising paid and volunteer recreation personnel in program activities by performing the following duties as listed further below.

Qualifications: Degree in Parks and Recreation or related field. Combination of field-work, full-time or part-time experience in a related position totaling a minimum of one year. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

A. General Administration • Prepare and implement specific program and special event budgets within adopted guidelines. • Research, analyze, review, recommend, and interpret program fees and appropriate policies. • Monitor and review appropriate financial reports. • Develop and implement goals and objectives for assigned areas of responsibility. • Purchase and maintain inventory of supplies and merchandise as required and within adopted guidelines. • Attend professional educational training and remain informed on current trends and issues in related responsibilities. • Service on various Park District and Department committees. • Prepare and present written and verbal reports as assigned.

B. Personnel Management • Supervise, recruit, select, hire, train, evaluate and dismiss according to adopted policies of the following: Recreational Program Instructors, Early Childhood Program Staff, Camp Staff, Special event and Afterschool program staff. • Organize or Conduct appropriate safety training for staff. • Conduct appropriate customer service training for staff. • Establish personnel quality control systems for ensuring customer satisfaction. • Maintain accurate payroll and personnel records.

C. Planning • Evaluate customer and community interests and assess needs; make recommendations on future programs and special events. • Submit appropriate program and special event reports as requested or as need requires. • Review and recommend independent contractor agreements for various areas of operation. • Assist in organizing, coordinating, planning and implementing of specific logistical elements of our special events. Including but not limited to staffing, contract negotiation, purchasing supplies and creating layout and work orders.

D. Program Management • Research, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate camps and programs as proposed and approved. • Prepare appropriate budget, marketing, and staffing schedules. • Develop new and innovative programs where need exists. • Review and modify existing programs to meet current and future community needs.

E. Event Management • Assist in organizing, coordinating, planning and implementing specific logistical elements of Park District current special events. • Assist in contract negotiation, purchasing supplies, developing staffing needs and creating layouts and work orders. • Develop new and innovative special events where a need exists. • Review and modify existing special events to meet current and future community needs.

F. Public Relations • Develop and maintain effective internal and external public relations with staff, customer, press (as needed), vendors, other agencies and the community. • Maintain daily written and verbal communication with customers, staff, agencies, organizations and individuals. • Encourage and maintain inter-departmental communications within the Park District. • Develop and maintain high standards of quality for customer service.

G. Marketing • Develop and implement effective marketing plans for programs and special events. • Evaluate and revise marketing plans on a regular basis. • Develop appropriate user surveys for marketing purposes. • Prepare accurate and appropriate program and special event information for seasonal brochures and other public information.

H. Safety, Health, and Loss Control • Support, promote, and make recommendations regarding all safety, health, and loss control policies as adopted by the park district. • Be familiar with the Employee Safety Manual. • Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks. • Responsible for providing all injury, illness and health information the Park District of Franklin Park requires.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to mlaskowski@fpparks.org

More Information

 Park District of Franklin Park

 Contact

Maria Laskowski
8474518130
mlaskowski@fpparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $34,000-$42,000 DOQ

Job Summary: The Program/Events Manager is responsible for assisting with the coordinating, organizing, planning, participating, supervising and evaluating recreational Park District programs including Early Childhood Programming including Youth and Tot Programs, and Early Childhood – Preschool, Playschool and Tot School, all Camps, Afterschool Program, Special Events, Teen Programming, Dance/Tumbling and Cultural Arts. He or she will be hiring, training and supervising paid and volunteer recreation personnel in program activities by performing the following duties as listed further below.

Qualifications: Degree in Parks and Recreation or related field. Combination of field-work, full-time or part-time experience in a related position totaling a minimum of one year. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

A. General Administration • Prepare and implement specific program and special event budgets within adopted guidelines. • Research, analyze, review, recommend, and interpret program fees and appropriate policies. • Monitor and review appropriate financial reports. • Develop and implement goals and objectives for assigned areas of responsibility. • Purchase and maintain inventory of supplies and merchandise as required and within adopted guidelines. • Attend professional educational training and remain informed on current trends and issues in related responsibilities. • Service on various Park District and Department committees. • Prepare and present written and verbal reports as assigned.

B. Personnel Management • Supervise, recruit, select, hire, train, evaluate and dismiss according to adopted policies of the following: Recreational Program Instructors, Early Childhood Program Staff, Camp Staff, Special event and Afterschool program staff. • Organize or Conduct appropriate safety training for staff. • Conduct appropriate customer service training for staff. • Establish personnel quality control systems for ensuring customer satisfaction. • Maintain accurate payroll and personnel records.

C. Planning • Evaluate customer and community interests and assess needs; make recommendations on future programs and special events. • Submit appropriate program and special event reports as requested or as need requires. • Review and recommend independent contractor agreements for various areas of operation. • Assist in organizing, coordinating, planning and implementing of specific logistical elements of our special events. Including but not limited to staffing, contract negotiation, purchasing supplies and creating layout and work orders.

D. Program Management • Research, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate camps and programs as proposed and approved. • Prepare appropriate budget, marketing, and staffing schedules. • Develop new and innovative programs where need exists. • Review and modify existing programs to meet current and future community needs.

E. Event Management • Assist in organizing, coordinating, planning and implementing specific logistical elements of Park District current special events. • Assist in contract negotiation, purchasing supplies, developing staffing needs and creating layouts and work orders. • Develop new and innovative special events where a need exists. • Review and modify existing special events to meet current and future community needs.

F. Public Relations • Develop and maintain effective internal and external public relations with staff, customer, press (as needed), vendors, other agencies and the community. • Maintain daily written and verbal communication with customers, staff, agencies, organizations and individuals. • Encourage and maintain inter-departmental communications within the Park District. • Develop and maintain high standards of quality for customer service.

G. Marketing • Develop and implement effective marketing plans for programs and special events. • Evaluate and revise marketing plans on a regular basis. • Develop appropriate user surveys for marketing purposes. • Prepare accurate and appropriate program and special event information for seasonal brochures and other public information.

H. Safety, Health, and Loss Control • Support, promote, and make recommendations regarding all safety, health, and loss control policies as adopted by the park district. • Be familiar with the Employee Safety Manual. • Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks. • Responsible for providing all injury, illness and health information the Park District of Franklin Park requires.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to mlaskowski@fpparks.org

More Information

 Park District of Franklin Park

 Contact

Maria Laskowski
8474518130
mlaskowski@fpparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $15.00 per hour

POSITION SUMMARY: The Aquatics Coordinator assists the Aquatics Supervisor in daily tasks including communicating with the public and with the aquatics staff regarding aquatics programming and facility operations. The Aquatics Coordinator is a part-time position with a normal workweek of 25 - 40 hours including night and weekend hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Assist Aquatics Supervisor with daily tasks and various projects including, but not limited to, brochure, payroll, staff scheduling, and budgeting.
2. Communicate with the public in reference to the swim lesson program, swim team, and facility operations through e-mail, telephone, and in-person contact.
3. Act as administrative liaison for the Hurricanes and Cyclones Swim Teams.
4. Prepare and process refunds when appropriate.
5. Assist with swim lesson programming.
6. Facilitate all in-service trainings.
7. Book group rentals and birthday parties at the Spray ‘N Play facility.
8. Substitute for aquatics staff when needed.
9. Makes recommendations and works to ensure that the Park District is in compliance with all ADA guidelines for registration, programs and facilities.
10. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
• Associates Degree or higher preferred.
• Lifeguard Certification required (Starguard preferred) within 30 days of hire.
• Aquatics experience preferred.

STARTING SALARY: Depending on Experience

More Information

 Buffalo Grove Park District

 Contact

Scott Spitz
847-850-2143
jobs@bgparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled