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 $60,000 - $75,000 DOE

JOB TITLE: Athletic Program and Facilities Manager (FLSA Exempt) R 6.18

SUPERVISOR: Superintendent of Recreation Programs and Facilities

Graduate of a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education with a Bachelor’s Degree in recreation or closely related field; a minimum of five (5) years of full-time related experience and a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory or administrative experience required in athletic program and facility management; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Demonstrated knowledge, creativity and skill in programming a variety of youth and adult athletic programs, and special events as assigned.

Working knowledge of principles, practices, and objectives of youth and adult athletics programming and management, and community recreation.

Demonstrated knowledge, creativity and skill in managing an outdoor sports complex.

Understanding and working knowledge of best business principles, practices, and objectives of revenue generating sports facilities, including concessions, and operations.

Supervisory experience required. Must possess the ability to hire, organize, direct and lead the work of subordinate employees for program responsibilities.

Must have good oral and written communication skills; ability to work with minimal supervision, to solve problems and produce work on a timely basis.

Demonstrated initiative, dependability, professionalism, resourcefulness, and management skills with the ability to work in a positive manner with the general public, Park District staff and Board of Commissioners.

CPR/AED certification.

Valid Illinois driver’s license required.

Must able to read, write and speak in English. Bi-lingual a plus.


The Athletic Program and Facilities Manager is responsible for overseeing, managing and programming the Heritage Park Sports Complex. Responsible for all operational, managerial and risk management processes at the Agency’s athletic facilities. Programming includes adult and youth athletic leagues, classes and special events. This position requires an active and participative management approach and an overall working knowledge of all aspects of the Heritage Park Sports Complex operations.

The Athletic Program and Facilities Manager is under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation Programs and Facilities but is granted opportunities for independent supervision over staff and volunteers in related areas of responsibility. The Athletic Program and Facilities Manager also works closely with the Superintendent of Parks and Facility Services to coordinate all activities

The Athletic Program and Facilities Manager is responsible for supervising two full-time Athletic Program Managers.


The employee shall be considered to be on duty whenever a need exists for their services. This will require non-traditional work hours that will vary depending on the season and workload.


Organizes, implements and evaluates a comprehensive selection of athletic programs, events and activities designed to meet the needs of the community.

Manages the operation and scheduling of the Heritage Park Sports Complex including recruiting and hosting regional tournaments and activities.

Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, terminates, schedules and evaluates all staff for programs, volunteers, and instructors.

Provide leadership to staff to ensure communication of facility information.

Analyzes and evaluates financial data, usage, industry trends and customer satisfaction.

Prepares monthly board reports, bi-weekly payroll, program evaluations, annual reports, and any special reports requested by the Superintendent of Programs and Facilities.

Prepares marketing and promotional information in cooperation with the marketing staff.

Works cooperatively with Risk Management and conducts required training and safety programs as established and recognized by the Wheeling Park District.

Performs the job safely and in compliance with Park District policies, procedures, work and safety rules. Works with Facility Maintenance staff to ensure safe, productive and efficient operations.

Utilizes district’s computer software and systems applicable to area.

Coordinates room, school, park, athletic field and gym scheduling with facility clerk as needed for programs.

Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with affiliated groups and community organizations.

Ensures goals are being met within area of responsibility as well as being a productive team member to achieve division and department goals.

Supports and exhibits the organizational values of respect, communication, integrity, innovation, recognition and appreciation, continuous learning, fun, empowerment and people.

Must support and demonstrate organizational values and quality standards of the Wheeling Park District.


Attends professional conferences and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility. Attends all meetings when appropriate.

Coordinate assistance as needed from Parks and Facility Services Division.

Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.

SALARY: $60,000 - $75,000 Based on experience and qualifications

This is a full-time position. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, $400 reimbursement for wellness related activities, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days.


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 Wheeling Park District


Jennifer Sweeney

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


SUMMARY: Under the supervision and direction of the Athletic and Recreation Manager and the Deputy Director, the Intern will assist the Recreation and Facilities Department and administrative departments in the planning, organization, and supervision of specific assigned recreation programs, procedures and facilities. The Intern will be exposed to a well-rounded experience within multiple departments including: park district operations, administration, public recreation, facility management, special events, fiscal management, marketing, maintenance, and program management. The Intern shall act as a general assistant to the Athletic and Recreation Manager, other Park District staff or the Deputy Director.

SUPERVISORY: The Recreation Intern reports directly to the Athletic and Recreation Manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: -Assist in the administration of Recreation programs as assigned. -Assist in diversified programs suited to the needs of the clientele within the Oak Brook Park District policies. -Submit reports to the Deputy Director, Athletic and Recreation Manager and other Park District staff as requested. -Work with other departments as assigned. -Appropriate dress is required as indicated in the Dress Code Policy. -Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in all communication. -Support a quality loss control/safety program for the Park District. -Perform the job in a safe manner and in compliance with the District policies, procedures, work and safety rules and the employee handbook. -All other duties as assigned by the Athletic and Recreation Manager, Deputy Director or Executive Director.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: -Attend Park District meetings as necessary. -Establish and maintain relationships with other agencies, business organizations, and community groups. -Maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers through oral and written communications.

PSYCHOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS: -Ability to work independently in day-to-day operations. -Ability to work in a team atmosphere. -Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Outlook and Excel. Must be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment. -Must be able to deal with people under stressful and demanding situations. -Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with department heads, supervisors and other staff members.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: -General work area is indoors, in a smoke-free environment. -Perform tasks that require use of a computer keyboard and copy machine, walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. -Ability to read, write and speak the English language. -Drives motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. -Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds.

HOURS: Hours will be based on availability and need. Hours may change frequently and may include evening and weekend work.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: A student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or other related fields is preferred. All the necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible.

The Oak Brook Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Oak Brook Park District


Mike Azzaretto

 Closing Date

July 31, 2018


The Bolingbrook Park District has a full time salary exempt position for an Assistant Aquatics Manager for their Pelican Harbor indoor pool and outdoor summer waterpark.

We offer a great benefits package including free use of our health clubs and waterpark facilities.

This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Parks & Recreation or related field.

Two years experience in Aquatic programs and facility management preferred.

Starguard Elite Level 1 Instructor certification preferred or obtain within first six months of employment.

Starfish Swimming Instructor Trainer, required or ability to obtain within first six months of employment.

Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.


Plan, organize , market, and direct group and private lessons, special events, swim team and birthday party packages.

Hire, train and evaluate staff.

Prepare and administer annual budget for swim lessons, programs, BD parties & events. Review & edit park district brochure items for Aquatics.

Assist in conducting lifeguard training courses & weekly in-service training for lifeguard staff.

Assist with overall operations of the Aquatic Complex.

Act in a public relations capacity with facility users.

HOW TO APPLY ON LINE Go to Bolingbrook Park District website for the complete job description and how to apply online at: Select About Us and then Employment.

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 Bolingbrook Park District


Rob Bast

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000-$50,000 (DOQ)


Under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the management and supervision of the Kids’ Zone Before & Afterschool Program, Day Off Trips, Holiday/Summer Camps, Teen Programming and a select number of special events.


The Recreation Coordinator reports to the Recreation Supervisor, Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.


The Recreation Coordinator must be at least 21 years of age and have minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration or related field; a minimum of 3 years experience working with school age children; the ability to effectively communicate with participants, community organizations, parents and staff; must have attention to detail and the ability to multi-task; strong computer skills in MS office required with knowledge of RecTrac Registration Software preferred; ability to work hours according to program needs; a valid CDL or the ability to obtain a CDL within 30 days of hire; criminal background clearance; current CPR and First Aid certifications and positive role model characteristics.

Essential Functions:

  1. Maintains program supervision with Recreation Supervisor to ensure highest quality service.

  2. Continue and develop quality programs that ensure program participant and staff growth.

  3. Assists with hiring, training and supervision of program staff.

  4. Coordination of field trips & program transportation schedules / needs.

  5. Assists with program bus transportation when needed.

  6. Prepares program staff schedules.

  7. Maintains open communication with program staff, parents, participants and supervisor.

  8. Maintains motivated co-workers and encourages teamwork.

  9. Assists with program staff concerns.

  10. Participates in all program staff trainings/meetings.

  11. Appropriately and effectively communicates with School District 304 staff.

  12. Works with FVSRA staff to ensure program needs are achieved.

  13. Maintains participant files to ensure information is accurate and updated.

  14. Assists with coordination of program enrichment components.

  15. Monitors monthly program budget figures and maintains staff paperwork.

  16. Manages program supplies and purchases.

  17. Manage site newsletters.

  18. Prepare and review evaluations from participants.

  19. Prepare seasonal brochure information.

  20. Prepare monthly reports according to program areas as needed.

  21. Substitutes at programs when necessary.

  22. Assists with program registration procedures.

  23. Assists with special events and projects as needed.

Safety Program:

  1. Understands the Park District’s safety procedures and requirements. This includes completion and follow-through on all accident reports, emergency safety procedures, reporting of hazardous equipment, facilities or conditions and the conduct of any employee under his/her supervision. Reports all incidents and potential hazards to the Recreation Supervisor as soon as possible.

  2. Attends safety certification classes as assigned.

Marginal Functions:

  1. Assists Recreation Supervisor to develop the annual budget each January.

  2. Assists Recreation Supervisor to complete annual staff evaluations.

  3. Assist all employees of the Park District as needed.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to operate Park District vehicles, including park district bus.

  2. Handling Park District materials up to 50 pounds. Assistance will be provided when necessary.

  3. Ability to be outside for extended periods of time.

Cognitive Considerations:

  1. Exhibits good problem solving abilities and good judgment in accordance with the mission of the Park District.

  2. Demonstrates strong leadership skills when dealing with staff and participants.

  3. The Recreation Coordinator must exhibit good computer skills in order to perform all duties efficiently and effectively.

The success of the program directly relates to this position. Job duties and responsibilities may change as needed to continue quality programs.

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 Geneva Park District


Kelly Wales

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10.00-$12.00 plus commission

Locations: Multiple Locations: Eola Community Center & Prisco Community Center

Website: Salary: $10.00 to $12.00/hour plus commission

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with at least four years related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous sales experience with proven success in generating revenue/sales. Highly motivated, self-starting individual with a strong interest in fitness and wellness with a desire to provide quality service. Ability to project a professional attitude and appearance is essential. Proven ability to generate leads both internally and externally, and follow a sales process to close sales. Proficient computer skills utilizing MS Office with the aptitude to learn other systems including CRM tools. Experience with RecTrac recreation software a plus. Strong general math skills with cash handling experience required. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Membership Services Manager, the Membership Services Coordinator is primarily responsible for membership sales to the club by generating prospects internally and externally through normal sales channels and club advertisements and promotions. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: delivering professional tours and sales presentations to prospective members, upselling programs and services, foster relationships with our members to increase retention and referrals, make phone calls to prospect lists and schedule appointments, provide paperwork and administrative backup, attend special events to generate new leads and ensure quality customer service standards are met or exceeded. This position is also responsible for account balancing and membership data entry and adjustments. This position includes frequent interaction with the public and park district staff to follow up on compliance with park district procedures. Must be able to work evenings and weekends. This is an at-will position.

The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 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 168 parks and 48 miles of inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together 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!

To apply please submit an online employment application on our website:

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 Fox Valley Park District


Jadie Aguilar

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled