Description: Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor II, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of a variety of summer camps, busing, childhood enrichment art and general interest programs, a variety of District-wide special events, the management of several district affiliate contracts and the development of new programs. Responsibilities include the supervision of part-time staff.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Related professional certification preferred. American Red Cross CPR/AED Certification, valid driver’s license (IL) and intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
Additionally, a successful candidate will have working experience with considerable knowledge in the areas of youth programming, childhood enrichment, art, and busing, exceptional customer service skills and the ability to learn and apply new skills quickly (i.e. – software programs).
Responsibilities: The Recreation Supervisor’s primary responsibilities will be to: recruit, train, supervise and evaluate adequate staff and volunteers to operate areas of responsibility; assist with the preparation of an annual budget, including fee recommendations and supervising the expenditure of funds once approved by the Board; record and process all bills, request forms, end of season reports and miscellaneous reports; work collaboratively with recreation and facilities staff to develop comprehensive programs; make recommendations for improvements within areas of responsibility; make recommendations for dissemination of news releases, flyers, brochures and other public relations materials; assist with preparation of seasonal brochure and marketing for areas of responsibility; purchase supplies and equipment used in areas of responsibility in compliance with the Park District’s purchasing policy; plan, organize, implement and evaluate special events and programs, including making recommendations for the continual improvement of existing programs and development of new programs with current recreational needs of residents in mind; complete all required paperwork and process staff payroll.
Classification: Full-time, exempt
Benefits: Excellent benefit package, including health, dental, and pension.
Hours: Hours and schedules may vary depending on seasonal workloads and needs.
Close Date: Open until filled
Apply: To apply for this full-time position, please visit our website at www.pdhp.org to submit your application, resume and cover letter.
E.O.E: The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.