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SUMMARY:

The Figure Skating Supervisor will develop, manage and supervise all aspects of the figure skating program; including but not limited to, learn to skate programs, skating camps, and special events including the annual ice show, exhibitions, and other seasonal special events. Must possess excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills to establish positive relationships with staff and patrons. Hours may fluctuate based on programs and special events; evening and/or weekend work may apply. An ideal candidate must have a thorough understanding of all aspects of ISI Recreational Skating Program and USFS Basic Skills program and at least three (3) year’s figure skating programming along with supervisory experience. Professional ISI Ice Skating Program certification and membership preferred. Must be able to obtain and keep current CPR and AED certifications.

Under the direct supervision of the General Manager of Ice & Aquatics;

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

• Recruit, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate the professional teaching staff. • Facilitate figure skating staff training and in-services. • Develop, initiate, supervise, and evaluate all aspects including but not limited to class scheduling, promotion, registration, teacher assignments for Learn to Skate, Camps, Special Events, Ice Show, and Freestyle programs. • Maintain accurate records of participation, attendance and testing of each student. • Develop a yearly Ice Show as well as any additional exhibitions considered part of the overall marketing concept of the rink. • Conduct and utilize participation satisfaction surveys to ensure offerings are meeting the needs of the skating community. • As an active member of the staff, you are expected to promote the services of the facility and demonstrate a positive interest in the patrons using the facility. Customer service is a primary objective of the job. • Work in conjunction with the General Manager of Ice & Aquatics and Communications Manager to prepare newsletters, brochures, posters, flyers, etc., in order to inform the public concerning the programs and daily operations of the Ice Rink. • Supervise the operations of the Ice Rink in the absence of the General Manager and to perform specific duties as related to the operations and maintenance of the Ice Rink as assigned by the General Manager. • Operates Ice Resurfacer to maintain ice surface. • Assist in all ice rink daily operations including but not limited to: clerical and office duties, scheduling of ice time, retail sales, registrations, opening and closing the facilities. • Other duties as assigned.

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Actively support the safety program that will effectively control and reduce accidents. Obey all Park District and Departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the Wilmette Park District Safety program that are pertinent to the activities conducted at the facility. Promptly report all unsafe actions, practices or conditions to the immediate supervisor. Attend and participate in required safety training.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

At least five years of experience with the teaching skills and techniques in all levels of figure skating, from beginner through freestyle as defined by a nationally recognized skating organization. Must have a thorough knowledge of the ISI Recreational Skating Program and USFS Basic Skills program.

Previous experience at either directing or assistant directing an amateur ice show.

Must be familiar with a PC computer system and working in a windows environment. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.

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 Wilmette Park District

 Contact

Liz Cox
lcox@wilpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Part-time $19-$25/hr or Full-time $44,000- $55,000

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Under the direction of the Marketing Brand Manager, the Marketing Specialist is responsible for creating marketing materials and managing the park district’s social media pages. The Marketing Specialist must be creative, detail-oriented, and willing to undertake a variety of marketing-related tasks.

This position is available as part-time or full-time, depending on the qualifications and requirements of the ideal candidate. Wage will be determined based on experience. Full-time/salary will range from $44,000-$55,000. Part-time/hourly will range from $19-25 per hour.

Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design or related field • Valid Illinois driver’s license

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities • Flexibility and willingness to undertake a variety of tasks • 5+ years of graphic design experience strongly preferred • Ability to compose copy for emails, marketing materials, etc. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Creative suite • Experience with WordPress and MailChimp a plus • Experience working on a small marketing team preferred Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Develop print and digital marketing materials (flyers, posters, digital displays, etc.) • Create and execute direct mail and email communications • Design and develop the park district’s seasonal brochure • Manage social media page content (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) • Secure photos and videos of park district programs and events • Create videos for website and social media • Create and execute digital advertisements (SEM, Facebook, Instagram) • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualified candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager via email to schedule an interview. The initial interview(s) will be conducted via Zoom. The final interview will be conducted in person outdoors (with face coverings and adequate social distance).

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 Winnetka Park District

 Contact

Kelsey Raftery
847-501-2040
kraftery@winpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $55,000-$65,000 annually

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Human Resources and Risk Manager

Department:      Administration
Position Title:          Human Resources and Risk Manager
Reporting Authority: Director of Finance and Administration
Classification:          Exempt – Non-Union

Position Summary The Human Resource and Risk Manager is responsible for all human resource related functions including compensation and benefits, training, payroll, safety programs, human resource planning, employee morale, hiring assistance, statistical analysis, as well as general safety and risk management concerns relating to all agency operations, functions, grounds, employees, and facilities. This position is responsible for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of procedural policies as they relate to human resources, loss prevention, insurance issues, safety, accident investigation, and claims.

Essential Job Functions - Human Resources • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes. • Trains new employees in policies and procedures by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs. • Create, implement and oversee the conduction of annual job evaluations. • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work performance by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors. • Supervise and manage employee benefits programs and inform employees of benefits. • Recommend changes in benefit programs to Director of Finance and Administration; design and conduct educational programs on benefit programs. • Consult with District’s labor and relations council to insure implementation and management of Human Resource functions are in compliance with Federal and State laws and the two collective bargaining agreements. • Prepare, update, and recommend human resource policies and procedures. • Designs and conducts annual evaluation of Park District’s current staffing program; develops and recommends goals necessary to correct any underutilization of minority or protected class individuals; Conduct ongoing and continuing conferences, seminars, training programs, and educational informational sessions for Park District staff to increase awareness of and to secure compliance with changing state and federal laws and regulations relevant to nondiscriminatory policies.

Essential Job Functions – Risk Management • Analyzes, identifies and evaluates risks to the District, which could result in loss or financial exposure. • Review all insurance policies, existing and proposed, and negotiates all liability/risk insurance programs for the District. • Physically surveys buildings, equipment, and grounds for regulatory compliance in order to optimize coverage and minimize risk. • Develops programs and management processes to deal with identified risks, including compliance with all related and required reports and records. • Maintains records and files relating to safety and risk management. • Develop and administer a comprehensive Safety Program for the district, formulating and recommending policies and regulations to maximize safe practices and conditions. • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other public agencies in regards to safety issues. • Establish and monitor processes designed to assure safety in the workplace such as safety manuals, training programs, safety committee, reporting and tracking programs. • Develops emergency response procedures and emergency evacuation plans for facilities and programs. • Perform safety orientation and training programs for new employees. • Establishes safety related goals and objectives. • Develops long range capital safety related improvement recommendations. • Participates in the investigation of accidents and injuries and develops written documentation to assist in a defense of legal actions.
• Investigate and review accidents and safety incidents in order to analyze and modify practice and compliance. • Processes pertinent paperwork concerning insurance claims. • Prepares and monitors safety related budgets. • Recommends and purchases safety related equipment, supplies, and materials. • Assists management in the enforcement of safety rules and regulations. • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations related to safety and insurance.

Supervisory Responsibilities • Supervise and manage one direct report (Payroll & Benefits Coordinator).

Relevant Required Education and Experience • Bachelor’s Degree or higher level degree and minimum of two years of experience as human resource manager, public risk manager. Experience managing occupational safety is necessary. • Must be able to analyze, interpret and apply federal and state laws, and collective bargaining agreements. • Must be able to collaborate, coordinate, and communicate effectively with departmental entities both internal and external.

Specific Cognitive Requirements • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, and the general public. • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. • Ability to evaluate and supervise staff and advise other managers as needed. • Ability to lead educational programs both onsite and offsite as needed.

Environmental Requirements • Ability to perform responsibilities indoors and outdoors. • Ability to perform duties in various lighting, temperature and weather conditions.

General Requirements for employment • Must successfully pass a background check • Must submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening • Must have basic proficiency of Microsoft Office© Suite. • Must possess valid Illinois Driver’s License. • Must possess professional phone skills and work well with the public. • Must present a neat and professional appearance. • Responsible to follow policies and procedures outlined in Springfield Park District employee manual. • Must live in Sangamon County, Illinois. Sangamon County residency is required within the first 6 months of acceptance of a position with the Springfield Park District.

The Springfield Park District is committed to the provisions of Equal Employment Opportunities and Affirmative Action to its applicants regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, age sex, marital or veterans’ status, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status.

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 Springfield Park District

 Contact

Stephen Flesch
217-544-1751, x1003
sflesch@springfieldparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Shall commensurate with experience

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CRETE PARK DISTRICT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Village of Crete is a community rather unique to the Chicago metropolitan area. Located just 30 miles south of the Loop in Will County, Crete has maintained its small-town charm while with nearly 8,500 residents. Crete Park District follows the Village boundaries and has over 130 acres of beautiful parks, lush natural preserved areas, bike and pedestrian trail, skate park, ballet studio, along with outstanding softball/soccer fields. Crete Park District budget is 1.2 million with 6 full-time employees.

All applications must apply by submitting a current resume and 3 letters of recommendation to Board President, Linda Johnson at ljohnson@cretepark.com. Please mark the subject line as Executive Director Search.

Crete Park Mission Statement: The mission of Crete Park District is to enrich the lives of individuals and families in the community through the provision of services, facilities and programs which improve the quality of life for residents of Crete and surrounding areas.

General Definition of Work: Performs complex professional work managing the District’s Parks and Recreation programs, personnel and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the District.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions: Directs the general administration of the department; makes recommendations for the district's vision and direction; collaborates with subordinates and administers direction.

Prepares, administers, coordinates and monitors budget, revenues and expenses; manages preparation of bid specifications, purchasing, research, and makes recommendations; provides direction to staff in spending practices and overall budget practices.

Manages Crete Park District staff, including hiring and disciplinary action recommendations. Details in coaching, mentoring, team building, counseling, scheduling; makes recommendations for staff additions or reductions, daily direction, and serves as a positive role model.

Provides goal setting, both short and long range, policy development, implementation and administration for the department; communicates closely with the Village of Crete personnel to support community issues and direction.

Collaborates with staff to guarantee the District's Mission is accomplished, and to ensure the well-being and needs of the staff, residents and businesses are met; communicates effectively with staff and board members; resources are used efficiently and effectively, and the future of the Park District’s vision is achieved through proper planning and technology innovations.

Serves as the Crete District Park liaison in working with the community in coordinating efforts and fostering partnerships with area organizations, public agencies and businesses.

Coordinates the design, acquisition, planning and construction of parks and facilities; applies for and administers grants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A broad knowledge of principles and methods of park and recreation planning and development; ability to assume management responsibility of all parks related facilities.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with governmental officials, volunteers, community groups, associates and the general public. Cooperates with and interprets recreational philosophies to said groups.

Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the activities of personnel involved in a well-rounded recreation program; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare and present detailed reports.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree required with coursework in parks and recreation, or a related field. Experience managing parks and recreation operations and personnel. NRPA Certified Park and Recreation Professional certification preferred.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

All applications must apply by submitting a current resume and 3 letters of recommendation to Board President, Linda Johnson at ljohnson@cretepark.com. Please mark the subject line as Executive Director Search.

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 Crete Park District

 Contact

Linda Johnson
708-878-9431
ljohnson@cretepark.com

 Closing Date

September 25, 2020

 $43,000 to $51,000 hiring range

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The Skokie Park District has immediate openings for two (2) full-time Recreation Supervisors. One supervisor will work out of the Weber Leisure Center, the other will work out of the Oakton Community Center.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor's degree in Recreation and Park Administration, Education or a closely related field is required.

Experience: The ideal candidate will have at least two (2) years of recreational programming and supervisory experience. School age before/after school programming experience a plus.

Certifications: Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification preferred. Must be able to obtain and keep current CPR and AED certification. Must possess a valid Illinois Driver's License and possess a reliable mode of transportation to visit various school and camp sites during the work day.

Other Qualifications: Must possess excellent organizational, communication, leadership, presentation and customer service skills

DUTIES:

Responsibilities include working collaboratively to administer, develop, coordinate, implement and promote the District's before, after school and school day off childcare programming, assigned summer camps, special events and other facility specific recreational programming. Hires, trains, evaluates and schedules recreational programming staff that includes instructors, staff for the before and or after school and day off school-aged childcare program and summer camp staff. Approves and submits staff payroll for area of responsibility. Develops new general interest recreational programs and special events for all age groups. Works with facility manager to prepare the annual budget for areas of responsibility; reviews and monitors monthly budget reports to ensure that programs are meeting budget goals. Works with the Marketing Department to promote programs, camps and special events. Issues newsletters and is responsible for writing and proofing seasonal brochure content for area of responsibility. Purchases program materials and supplies. Conducts regular staff meetings with supervisory staff as well as all other programming staff under supervision. Assists with District-wide special events that include the 4th of July, Festival of Cultures, Backlot Bash and other events and programs. Greets and interacts with the public in a courteous and knowledgeable manner. Performs other duties as assigned.

TO APPLY:

Complete online employment application as soon as possible as interviewing will begin promptly. Include resume with application. Use link to apply: https://www.applitrack.com/skokieparks/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?ApplilTrackJobId=462

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 Skokie Park District

 Contact

Lynn Seebacher
847-933-4357
laseebacher@skokieparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled