The Winnetka Park District is seeking an energetic and engaging Skating Director. Under direction of the Ice Arena Facility Manager, this position is expected to manage and grow the ice-skating program of the Park District. This position is responsible for managing the skating staff, engaging the participants, planning and directing the annual ice show and driving revenue for the group lesson program. The Skating Director will have day-to-day interactions with management staff of the Ice Arena and collaborate with the Marketing Department to promote programming.
Qualifications: An Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management or a related field is preferred. Membership in U.S. Figure Skating and/or ISI and PSA. A commitment to continued skill development is mandatory. Must have the ability to establish positive relationships with staff and patrons. A pre-placement physical and criminal background check are required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to): • Acts as the representative for the coaching staff to the administrative staff of the facility • Handles the hiring, training, scheduling, supervision and evaluation of the coaching staff and makes recommendations to facility management • Works with facility management to develop performance standards and code of conduct for coaching staff • Holds regular staff meetings and training sessions as needed • Organizes Winnetka Figure Skating ice shows/exhibitions, clinics/ workshops, holiday camps and special events • Coordinates all aspects of the Annual Ice Show, including; registration, music selection and editing, costumes, scheduling of rehearsals, staffing, program book and execution of the show • Facilitates Winnetka Figure Skating Club growth and the synchronized skating program • Supervises Basic Skills Testing and monitors other relevant data
This is a part-time non-exempt position. Salary Range is $22.00-$27.00/hr. based on qualifications and experience. The Skating Director has the opportunity to teach group lessons plus other teaching opportunities. This position is IMRF qualified and is expected to work 30-35 hours per week approximately between August 15th and June 1st. Hours between June 1st and August 15th are limited.
The Winnetka Park District serves over 14,500 residents and operates the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka Golf Club and driving range, Skokie Playfield Complex, Winnetka Ice Arena, Winnetka Platform Tennis, the Green Bay Trail, a boat launch, three swimming beaches and a dog beach, and numerous park sites. Recreation programs include athletics, outdoor nature programs, one-day workshops, day camps, birthday party service and special events.
To Apply: http://www.winpark.org/about-us/jobs/