Under the Leadership of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Program Supervisor is charged with leading the operations of a variety of youth, teen and adult programs including athletics and swimming and assisting with special events. The ideal candidate should possess strong leadership skills, a positive team attitude, ambition to expand and grow programs, look beyond industry trends and challenge themselves with new and creative ideas. The candidate will need to possess an understanding of work-life balance, open-mindedness, ability to embrace change, trustworthiness, effective communication skills and the ability to align with the mission and values of the organization. As a supervisor, this team member will be actively engaged with their programs throughout multiple facilities, fields and parks to ensure all aspects of programming are meeting expectations. Will be active in the community with special events and given the nature of programming nights and weekends would be necessary at times. This position will begin as part-time 30 hours per week with participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund and with the possibility of moving towards a full time opportunity with added benefits.
Minimum of an Associates Degree in Recreation, Education, Physical Education or Sports Management. Preferences will be given to those holding a Bachelor's Degree in the above mentioned fields, Lifeguard or Water Safety Instructor Certification and experience in program supervision and management.