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 $47,393 - $59,934

JOB SUMMARY Under supervision of the Superintendent of I.T., The Network & Systems Administrator’s primary function is to maintain the security and functionality of the Districts networking, software, and information systems. This position also supports the technical staff within the IT department.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Primary job function is to maintain security of the Park District’s network and computer systems, using a variety of tools ranging from firewall(s) and security appliances, to endpoint security software and configuration policies. • Maintains hardware required to operate the network, including routing/switching equipment, servers, and dedicated appliances. • Configuration and maintenance of HP Store Virtual and Lefthand SAN systems. • Operates and maintains a mixed environment consisting of physical servers and virtualized servers (VMWare and Hyper-V). • Administration of an Active Directory domain consisting of approximately 1000 objects across 6 sites; responds to end-user password reset requests, and coordinates account changes with other IT staff as necessary. • Maintenance of a Microsoft Exchange email system and/or Office 365 environment. • Makes use of various tools to enforce policies, procedures and standards for use of the EGPD network and associated equipment.
• Active monitoring and optimization of the District’s network using live monitoring tools • Deployment of security patches and upgrades to servers, network equipment, and end-user workstations in testing and production environments. • Identification of obsolete, aging, or insecure systems and planning for future upgrades, replacements, or decommissioning of systems. • Establish, test, and maintain a disaster recovery plan; maintain backups for critical systems. • Ensure District compliance with various regulations (PCI, FOIA, HIPPA). • Provide Tier 2 support; respond to escalation requests from other IT staff and direct requests from end-users, as well as tickets as assigned in the Work Order system. • Identify and respond to outage situations; coordinate with vendors and internal staff to return to normal operations. • Assist in development of annual capital project plans; prepare detailed flow charts, diagrams, and reports when requested. • Deliver effectively and consistently on project plans, deliverables, and deadlines with minimal supervision. • Provide support during all hours of operation for District facilities. • Must be able to work overnight hours to perform preventive maintenance on the production environment. • Occasionally perform structured cabling installations or upgrades (CAT6 or Fiber Optic) • Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules. • Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Effective communication skills, both orally and written. • Excellent interpersonal skills. • Knowledge in project management; including documentation. • Strong knowledge of multiple operating systems; (Windows 7, 8.1, and 10, MAC OS X) and server Operating Systems and roles(e.g. Active Directory, DHCP, DNS); basic Linux knowledge is necessary. • Knowledge of or ability to learn installation and maintenance of network operating systems. • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems or related field. Two year actual work experience in a network-or-server-focused role. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.

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 Elk Grove Park District


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 59,000 - $78,000

Who we are: The Downers Grove Park District

What we believe in:

MISSION Enriching our community through exceptional recreational programs, parks and facilities that inspire memorable experiences.

VISION To be the community resource inspiring PLAY for LIFE Leadership Imagination Fulfillment Enjoyment

SAFETY - Emphasizing a fun environment where staff and residents feel socially, emotionally and physically secure.

AMBITION - Leaders in exploring and creating innovative opportunities based on evolving needs and trends.

RESPONSIBILITY - Preserving and maximizing community resources and partnerships through historical, environmental and fiscal stewardship.

INTEGRITY - Serving responsibly through unified ethical principles.

PROFESSIONALISM - Committed to fostering a supportive culture that develops, empowers, respects and appreciates staff and volunteers.

What we embody:

CULTURE We believe in a culture where our team members are respected, valued and appreciated.

Flexibility in one’s life is understood and make every effort in achieving a work-life balance. Innovative thinking is expected and encouraged lacking fear of failure. It is understood that through hard work the organization is committed to assisting in career development. We believe success relates directly to intention, effort and progress.

Why, you ask? Developing our team members so they may explore a variety of career opportunities is something we take great pride in. This vacancy was created due to a team member relocating to another state.

The Position Under the leadership of the Recreation Center Manager, the Supervisor of Athletics is charged with leading the overall operations of youth and adult athletic programs, as well as creative program development. In addition, this position will serve as District athletic affiliate group liaison and will manage scheduling for indoor and outdoor athletic facility space. This position will also oversee the operations of Miner Mike’s Miniature Golf Course and Concessions. The Supervisor of Athletics position leads a team of two full-time Recreation Supervisors, part-time staff and volunteers.

The Ideal Candidate The team member should possess strong leadership skills, a positive team attitude, ambition to enhance, expand and grow programs; willingness to look beyond current industry trends; creativity to challenge themselves, their program areas and their teammates with new ideas; an understanding of the value of work-life balance; open-mindedness; ability to embrace change; trustworthiness; effective communication skills; alignment with mission, vision and values of the organization.

Work Environment/Physical Demands/Expected Hours of Work This team member will operate in a dynamic, highly collaborative environment where innovative thinking towards achieving common success is appreciated and expected. As a supervisory position, this team member will be actively engaged with their staff and programs throughout multiple facilities, fields and parks, to ensure all aspects of programming are meeting expectations. As a leadership role in the Recreation Department, this team member will be active in committees and special events as opportunity allows. Given the demands of the programs, nights and weekends would be necessary at times.

Required Education and Experience This position has no boundaries and it is felt that success could be achieved from many different arenas of experience. Required Education of a bachelor degree and three or more years of experience in program supervision similar to the areas listed. However, the success of this position is in the person, their work ethic and their values.

CPRP or similar preferred

Are we the right fit for you….? Do our Mission, Vision, Values, and Culture fit your life style? Do you meet the skill set for the job and want to work with others who have the same values? If so, then we are where you belong. Come join us and let’s enrich the community of Downers Grove together.

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 Downers Grove Park District


Michelle Pusateri

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $9.25 / Hourly

-Assist in the organization and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities within the Rainbow Playschool Program. -Practice active supervision of participants at all times. -Prepare materials for the classroom and put away materials and equipment after class. -Ensure classroom and equipment is maintained properly and supplies are stored in an orderly fashion in the storage closets. -Maintain orderly records and file appropriate paperwork. -Communicate effectively with participants and parents. -Provide a safe and welcoming environment for all participants. -Must be comfortable assisting children with their bathroom needs. -Communicate any accidents, safety concerns, and other issues to the Recreation Supervisor.

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 Wood Dale Park District


Brittany Lynam

 Closing Date

December 22, 2017

 15.00 per hour

Hours vary, approximately 18 hours per week M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm with flexibility to attend evening and/or weekend events

Salary: $15.00/hr. or more depending on qualifications

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be creative and possess an outgoing, pleasant personality with strong marketing, design and organizational skills. A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in developing and executing marketing tactics with ability to accurately maintain and update information across a variety of digital mediums. Looking for someone with a passion for social media and video production. Must exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills. Proficient computer skills in InDesign, Adobe CS, WordPress, or other relevant software and MS Office programs. Ability to provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers. Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and be able to provide own transportation.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Creative Services Manager, the Marketing Specialist will perform a variety of tasks in support of the District’s marketing function to promote the District’s programs, events and services. Duties include but not limited to: maintaining the event calendar on website and external media outlets; updating electronic message signs and facility monitors; social media, website, e-blast contributions and management; produce videos to aid in storytelling and promotion; photography; and other related tasks. Assist with activities at district events and promote the FVPD at community-related functions. This is an at-will position.

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 Fox Valley Park District


Jadie Aguilar

 Closing Date

December 13, 2017

 $21.39 +DOQ

The Administrative Assistant performs a variety of managerial, analytical, administrative and customer service functions along with other support duties for the Parks Department and the Parks managers. This positions is under the direct superivison of the Parks Department Manager and Director of Parks.

Salary: $21.39+ DOQ Schedule: FTE 30-35 hours per week

To be considered for this position, interested individuals must complete the online application accessible at Materials submitted through mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1.Receive work requests, log labor hours, process work orders, payroll duties and other data input as required. 2.Review and assign p-card transactions and compile receipts for monthly billing statements. Process purchase requisitions for payment and maintain petty cash distributions. 3.Prepare bids and requests for proposal, bid pick-ups and drop-offs from contractors, and the overall bidding process 4.Manage contracts with various outside vendors. 5.Answer phone calls and maintain communication channels with other offices and support staff members. 6.Receive deliveries of parts and equipment and maintain inventory.
7.Order and maintain inventory for staff uniforms. 8.Gather information necessary to prepare and update budgets, reports, proposals, and records. 9.Create reports, spreadsheets, presentations and perform requested analysis of data. 10.Apply for and maintain permits from outside agencies. 11.Coordinate and administer support for all department projects. 12.Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with residents, customers, vendors, community partners and co-workers. 13.Respond to internal and external customer inquiries, complaints, and information requests within a 24 hour time frame. 14.Comply with District Financial Policies and communicate budgetary requests to the supervisor. 15.Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations. 16.Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner. 17.Ensure confidential use of customer information, including credit card transactions and household accounts.

Other Duties and Responsibilities: •Attend professional conferences, workshops and seminars as they pertain to the position to stay current with new ideas, developments and techniques. •Review administrative processes, improve practices and procedures to maximize efficiencies and recommend changes for the good of the whole. •Assist in training and cross-training department staff on job specific skills and procedures. •Compile and edit internal and external correspondence using professional business standards. •Other duties and responsibilities that may be required for the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:•Attention to detail and accuracy. •Demonstrated knowledge of office procedures, methods and computer equipment. •Microsoft Office Suite proficient. •Knowledge of principles and procedures of recordkeeping. •Type at a rate of 50 words per minute •Work independently in the absence of supervision, and handle multiple job tasks in an office environment. •Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
•Ability to multitask and work in a team atmosphere, which promotes positive and effective working relationships with internal and external customers. •Ability to organize, gather and retain a large volume of information for use in assisting internal and external customers. •Ability to address complaints and resolve concerns across a diverse population and large spectrum of demographics. •Strong math aptitude.

Education and Experience: •Associates degree with business emphasis preferred. •Additional specialized business or administrative course work is desirable •At least five years of experience of varied administrative experience or similar position. •Experience with a maintenance management information system (MMIS) preferred. •Valid driver’s license.

Special Considerations: •Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. •Potential to work in multiple locations and ability to move from site to site. •Occasional exposure to pesticides, exhaust fumes, chemicals, dust, dirt, insect bites and loud noises. •Requires flexibility of work schedule during high volume work periods. •Sustained posture in a seated or standing position for prolonged periods of time. •Continuous exposure to computer screens. •Frequent manipulation of various pieces of office equipment. •Lifting to occasionally lift, carry and move light weight objects (20 lbs.).

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 Naperville Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled