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 Starting range $81,000 to $95,000 DOQ

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The Racquet & Fitness Club Manager is responsible for the planning, organization and supervision of the indoor racquet and fitness facility and related programs. The Manager will supervise a staff of full and part-time employees and be an integral member of the district’s administrative team. The Manager will: • Develop and promote a broad spectrum of diverse activities and services for all segments, groups, ages and interest levels of the community • Evaluate staffing needs (including recruitment, hiring, training, and evaluation) and make adjustments within the department • Prepare and administer annual budget for the facility • Monitor monthly financial results of facility, adapt as necessary and make recommendations for changes as needed • Interpret member and community needs and deliver programs and services to meet those needs • Periodically review and evaluate facility, programs and services • Monitor the condition of the facility and make recommendations for minor and major repairs, renovations, and improvements • Oversee the program evaluation process and recommend modifications of existing programs and services or the introduction of new programs and services • Prepare and/or direct the preparation of board summaries, monthly reports, and periodic and special reports • Approve and oversee facility use requests • Work closely with Marketing Department • Prepare bids for outsourced projects • Promote, organize and stimulate good relationships with community, interest groups and agencies serving the area • Collaborate with other local agencies on joint projects, events and programs

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Parks & Recreation, Sports Management or Facility Management plus over five years of progressive supervisory experience in facility management or related field.

The full job description may be viewed at www.hfparks.com. Comprehensive benefit package offered.

Applicants should apply online and include a letter of interest and resume.

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 Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

 Contact

Debbie Kopas
17089570300
dkopas@hfparks.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20.00 per hour / 25 hours per week

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Under the general direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Special Event Coordinator is responsible for leading the West Chicago Park District’s special events. This is a part-time position, 25 hours per week, often working weekends/evenings for Special Events and setup/breakdown. This is an at-will position. This position does not allow for remote work, as work must be performed at assigned Park District locations.

Qualifications • Associate Degree in Recreation, Hospitality or Event Management, Communication or related field. Preference given to candidate with Bachelor’s Degree. • Candidate must have at least 1 year experience in special event planning and implementation. • Candidate must like working with people. • Candidate must be CPR/AED/First Aid certified within six (6) months of hiring. • Candidate must have Illinois Driver’s License and reliable means of transportation to drive own vehicle to special event locations and perform duties as required of this position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Perform all functions with close attention to customer service. • Responsible for creating, planning, executing and evaluating all Special Events. • Must communicate effectively with fellow employees, management and the Public. • Must be able to effectively supervise event staff and volunteers. • Make decisions based on the best interest of the event for patrons and the West Chicago Park District. • Must foster special events to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. • Responsible for the set-up and breakdown of events. • Responsible for the scheduling of community events and the appropriate staffing of these events. • Responsible for working with the Superintendent of Parks and Parks staff in preparing, running and maintenance for Special Events. • Provides input for brochure development, marketing, and website updates Special Events. • Responsible for the ordering/purchase of supplies and other event materials. • Responsible for preparing annual budget projections and monitors revenue and expenses for all special events. • Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, evaluating and scheduling subordinate employees. • Responsible for recruiting and contracting independent contractors and vendors for Special Events. • Must attend staff meetings as required. • Must be prompt and prepared for scheduled hours of work and special events. • Responsible for performing all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the West Chicago Park District safety program. • Exhibits understanding and tact when dealing with internal and external patrons’ needs and expectations. • Must follow and complete the current accident and incident reporting procedures in the required timeframe and follow all safety procedures. • Must be proactive in creating and maintaining a viable special events program.

Benefits Paid Time Off • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Paid Life Insurance (IMRF) • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

For More Information: Visit our website employment page and complete an application: www.we-goparks.org/employment Contact Louisa Walsh at HR@we-goparks.org

To Apply: Please forward resume and application to HR@we-goparks.org . Please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately to fill this position as soon as possible.

West Chicago Park District is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Park District, please visit us at we-goparks.org

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 West Chicago Park District

 Contact

Louisa Walsh
6302319474
HR@we-goparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $40,000 Depending on Qualifications

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The Youth Programming Recreation Supervisor, under the direction of Superintendent of Recreation, is directly responsible for the organization, planning, staffing, training, maintenance, supervision and programming of the Before and After School Program, Summer Camp, Keppler Learning Center, Youth Athletics and Cultural programming including Dance and Theater. The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for all tasks involved in the organizing, implementing and evaluation of youth programs which meet the needs of the community. This includes but not limited to, programming, website content preparations, cash handling, budgeting, expenditures, record keeping and reporting. This is a full-time position and hours may fluctuate to accommodate evening or weekend programs and events. This position does not allow for remote work, as work must be performed at assigned Park District locations. This is an at-will position. Areas of responsibility may be expanded on an interim basis.

QUALIFICATIONS: • A Bachelor’s Degree in recreation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience, is required. • Must possess knowledge, creativity and skill in programming and facility management. • Must understand the principles, practices, and objectives of programming and community recreation. • Must possess knowledge of fiscal management; planning, directing and controlling resources within budget. • Must be able to lead and direct subordinate employees. • Must exhibit adept oral and written communication skills. • Must possess proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook. Experience working with Vermont Systems Recreation Software (RecTrac) is a plus. • Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and reliable means of transportation to work locations. • Must have, or be willing to obtain, valid CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within six months from date of hire. • Must demonstrate the ability to read, write and speak English (Bi-lingual a plus).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Before & After School, Summer Camp, Youth Programming, Keppler Learning Center • Must plan and lay out the general program format for the school year. • Oversee the development and adherence of daily lesson plans. • Must develop and be responsible for Youth programming including athletics, gymnastics, Dance and Theater. • Must effectively act as Park District Liaison to satellite sites such as schools, studios and other businesses.
• Must form effective partnerships and agreements with area organizations to provide and promote youth programming, Day Off programs, outings and special events • Must supervise and maintain the well-being of program participants and staff. • Must keep accurate program records. • Must develop and maintain appropriate Handbooks and Guides for Staff and Parents. • Must keep inventory logs of all program equipment and materials. • Must care for and maintain all program equipment and property used by the program. • Must organize and chair Staff meetings.

Theater & Dance • In charge of creating, planning, executing and evaluating the Theater & Dance program. • Responsible for working with independent contractors, staff, and community partners needed to carry out programming. • Prepares annual budget projections and monitors revenue and expenses. • In charge of overseeing programing and managing all aspects of all offered related programs or performances. • Responsible for organization and development of play productions and programming. • Responsible for research and choice of play scripts. • Purchase, maintain, and oversee inventory of supplies. • Responsible for Supervision of crew. • Responsible for Supervision of any set construction, props, and costumes. • Develop and maintain positive relationships with parents.

Core • Provides a safe environment for participants, staff and volunteers by strictly adhering to all West Chicago Park District policies and procedures. • Provides quality customer service to other staff, volunteers, and the public. • Employee must follow and complete the current accident and incident reporting procedures in the required timeframe. • Assist with program development, marketing, and website updates for areas of responsibility. • Ability to exhibit independent decision-making skills. • Demonstrates enthusiasm and drive with a desire to accomplish Park District and department goals and objectives. • Demonstrates exceptional decision-making and problem-solving skills and judgment. • Exhibits understanding and tact when dealing with internal and external patrons’ needs and expectations. • Represents the West Chicago Park District in a professional manner. • Demonstration of superior safety awareness and judgment. • Must promote the West Chicago Park District including, but not limited to patrons, guests, and staff. • Must respond to internal and external phone calls, e-mails, comments, and suggestions in a timely manner. • Must assist in customer service, which includes, but is not limited to addressing customer issues, comments, complaints, and concerns.
• Must seasonally and annually evaluate assigned programs, services and facilities. • Must prepare reports for staff and Board in different communication forms including, but not limited to verbal, written, statistical, and financial. • Employee must hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff, including, but not limited to accurately completing all required paperwork on staff and approving employee timecards and time off requests. • Responsible for supervising seasonal and part-time staff by communicating job expectations, job training, coaching duties and responsibilities, performance evaluation, recognition and discipline. • Prepares annual Budget projections, monitors and evaluates revenue and expenses, provides financial reports, and staffing needs, while making any recommendations for revenue and expenditure adjustments in area of responsibility. • Must be able to prepare and communicate written and verbal reports for management staff and Board regarding their responsibility area using research, data, and supporting information. • Must coordinate and work with part-time and volunteer staff. • Must be organized and detailed. • Must be able to recommend the purchase of supplies, materials, and equipment and follow all established procedures for reserving and using District equipment, supplies, room usage and vehicles. • Must demonstrate, lead, support, implement and complete personal, department, and district strategic plan and goals. • Must coordinate scheduling of programs and events with appropriate managers, supervisors, and coordinators. • Must maintain an organized workspace, which includes, but is not limited to having all the necessary supplies, forms, equipment, etc. needed for the day. • Must develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers through oral and written communications. • Must be prepared to assist with any emergency procedures and facility evacuations as needed. • Must initiate promotional opportunities and materials for assigned programs, events and facilities.

Benefits we offer In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Coverage (PPO or HMO) • Dental Coverage • Prescription Coverage • Hearing Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Plan • Paid Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • Paid Time Off • Professional Membership Dues Reimbursement • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

For More Information: Please send resumes to HR@we-goparks.org

To visit our website employment page, see our open positions and complete an application, please visit: West Chicago Park District Employment Page.

Please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately to fill this position as soon as possible. West Chicago Park District is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Park District, please visit us at we-goparks.org .

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 West Chicago Park District

 Contact

Louisa Walsh
6302319474
HR@we-goparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $36,000-$41,000

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Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your skills and learn from seasoned professionals? Check out this excellent opportunity to work with a small but active district! View the job description and apply online at sycaparks.org/jobs.

In this position, you will be engaged with and oversee a wide array of recreational programming. Working closely with the park maintenance staff on athletic field scheduling and affiliate relations is also an important component of the role. A flexible schedule allows you to balance hands-on and administrative duties based on program and event demands.

With value placed on equity, transparency, sustainability, and connections, the Sycamore Park District enhances its community of 19,000 through outstanding recreational opportunities and green space. Park District employees receive great benefits including full health benefits, Pathway Fitness Membership, aquatics and golf course privileges, IMRF Pension Retirement, and much more.

We can’t wait to meet you and hear about your park and rec passion!

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 Sycamore Park District

 Contact

Theresa Tevsh
815-895-3365

 Closing Date

February 24, 2022

 $120,000 - $140,000

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Home to the first territorial legislature and territorial governor in what later became the State of Kansas, Shawnee is now part of the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Shawnee is one of the fastest growing cities and the third largest city in Johnson County. Situated in the northwestern corner of the county between Interstate 35 and the Kansas River to the west and north, Shawnee's convenient location, sense of community, and parks and recreational opportunities have attracted new residents for decades. With a current population of more than 68,000 residents, the City’s 42 square miles of land encompasses diverse residential neighborhoods including established neighborhoods, new subdivisions, lakeside estates, multi-family, townhomes, and senior communities.

The Parks and Recreation Department is a leader in creating a healthy community by promoting innovative and inclusive opportunities that fulfill each person’s mind, body, and spirit. The Department provides a wide range of services for the City, including park development, recreation programming, recreation and rental facilities, and grounds maintenance. The City of Shawnee is seeking a community oriented and forward thinking individual to serve as the Parks & Recreation Director. Under the direction of the City Manager, the Parks and Recreation Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Department including parks, recreational facilities, aquatics facilities, Shawnee Town 1929 museum, parks and facilities maintenance, and community programs.

The successful candidate will possess strong leadership and communication skills while providing support across all divisions of the Department. The successful individual will be creative and fiscally responsible in their efforts to offer amenities that enhance citizens' quality of life and continually work to improve the City of Shawnee's parks, facilities, and operations.

Requirements: • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in parks and recreation, horticulture, turf management, or a closely related field. A Master's degree is preferred. • At least ten (10) years of parks and recreation experience is required, with five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in executive management of a public agency. • Certification as a Park and Recreation Professional(CPRP) preferred. • If hired from outside of the Kansas City metropolitan area, relocation to Shawnee will be required within one year of employment.

The hiring salary range for this position is $120,000 - $140,000 annually.

Please apply online: https://www.governmentresource.com/executive-recruitment/open-recruitments/shawnee-ks-parks-recreation-director

For more information on this position contact: Lissa Barker Strategic Government Resources lissabarker@governmentresource.com 817.337.8581

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 City of Shawnee, KS

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 Closing Date

February 11, 2022