JOB SUMMARY: Park Center Preschool has a staff of approximately 18 teachers and assistants, and a student body of approximately 100 children. The Assistant Director works closely with the Preschool Director in the planning and oversight of the programs, curriculum and administrative requirements. Supervises the day-to-day activities, troubleshoots issues and regularly interacts with parents, teachers and students. Manages all record keeping requirements and monitors compliance with all safety and regulatory standards. The role calls for an assistant director to be organized, detail -oriented with strong communication and interpersonal skills. The assistant director must express maturity in thought, work habits and responsibility, and have a positive approach to working with young children and parents.
• Minimum: 21 years of age with an Associate’s degree and minimum of 21 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in courses directly related to early childhood education and/or child development (birth-age 6); Require 3 semester hours of college credit or 3 points of credential approved training in administration, leadership or management. Bachelor’s degree is preferred • Experience: Minimum of 2 years (3120 hours) experience in preschool, kindergarten or licensed day care facility; • Preference is given to applicants with preschool experience in a classroom setting and prior supervisory experience.
Other Considerations and Requirements:
• Must provide 3 written character references and completion of a satisfactory background check.
• Upon hire, must complete 6 hours of approved training on working with children with disabilities, Mandated Reporter on line training, medical exam every 2 years with TB test and up to date vaccination for TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) and MMR (mumps, measles and rubella) and 15 hours of annual in-service training.
• Maintain and/or obtain certifications in Food Sanitation, CPR, AED, Child Heimlich Maneuver, First Aid and EpiPen training upon hire. Must also register with Gateways upon hire.
SCHEDULING & PAY:
• Year-round position is available immediately • Hours: Preschool is open 7am-6pm, specific work hours will vary. • Starting at $20/ hour • The Glenview Park District offers this position paid time off, group medical insurance, use of park district facilities and participation in the IMRF pension plan.
APPLY ONLINE! Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the homepage. If interested, please apply early! Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately!
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for managing and operating the early childhood pre-school, programs, and summer camps. Program areas include pre-school and pre-school programming, parent/tot programs, and kindergarten enrichment. Direct supervisory responsibility for several dozen part-time employees. Other responsibilities include: Plans, organizes, and manages early childhood programs, summer camps, and some special events to meet the needs of the community. Maintains accurate and current financial & program records and interprets for future planning. Carry out the philosophy of the District regarding early childhood and recreation programming. Responsible for purchasing, ordering and coordinating program supplies and equipment for assigned programs. Engages the marketing function to effectively achieve business goals. Responsible for the implementation of all District policies and development of operational procedures to ensure smooth administration of area of responsibility. Uses knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act to consider request for accommodation. Ensures compliance and consistency through audits and control measures. Prepare annual budget including fee recommendations for areas of responsibility and supervise expenditure of funds once approved by the Board of Park Commissioners. Knowledge of and ability to apply current education practices and learning theories. Ability to develop age-appropriate curriculum and manage staff in effective delivery. Significant ability to establish and maintain positive parent relationships. Knowledge of necessary licensing regulations.
QUALIFICATIONS: The best candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in education, child development, or related field required and at least three years of relevant experience. Prior supervisory experience and valid Illinois driver’s license required.
TARGET HIRING RANGE: $48,000 – $60,000 (commensurate with qualifications) This position is full time, working regular weekends as well as evenings as necessary.
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 • Vision Reimbursement Program • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Paid Time Off • Tuition Reimbursement • Professional Membership Dues Reimbursement • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits
APPLY ONLINE: Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page. If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
The Park Specialist II is responsible for performing general park maintenance duties throughout the District with an emphasis on mowing.
JOB SUMMARY • Supervise 2-4 seasonal staff members • Mowing, trimming, edging, and blowing • Tree removal • Herbicide applications • Trash removal • Athletic field maintenance • Parking lot repairs • Special events • Snow removal
QUALIFICATIONS • Prior experience in leading a mowing crew, park maintenance, landscaping, and equipment operation/repair preferred • Obtain a valid Illinois Pesticide Operator’s license, CPR/AED certification and Illinois CDL “C” license upon employment
HOURS Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 3:00 pm with overtime available
BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Insurance • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Paid Time Off • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefit
The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the programming and administration of assigned areas of recreation. The primary duties are to coordinate adult and youth related athletic programs, including summer softball, affiliate groups, and gymnastics. The Recreation Supervisor is a full-time employee whose work week may exceed 40 hours a week and include evenings and weekends.
Qualifications: BA/BS in Parks and Recreation, or closely related field from an accredited college or university, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training. A valid Illinois Class “D” Driver’s License with no license revocation of suspensions within the last three years. CPR. AED, and First Aid Certification required, however will train.
Essential Functions: Complete programming for areas under your supervision from ideas to program evaluation.Prepare annual goals and objectives relative to your programs.Maintain required departmental records and records of programs and class participation statistics. Evaluate/survey all programs/participants within your assigned area.Familiarization with equipment used in your assigned area. Lead or assist with Recreation Department special events as needed. Prepare and monitor the budget for areas under your supervision. Maintain internal cash controls and appropriate accounting procedures.Prepare bid documents and purchase orders to be approved by the Superintendent of Recreation. Hire and train part-time, seasonal and volunteer staff under your supervision. Provide direction, leadership and motivation to staff under your supervision. To include conducting and managing the annual and/or seasonal performance review process.Prepare and monitor scheduling and payroll for your staff. Establish and nurture communication with outside resources valuable to your programming; including public and private organizations. Perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the District’s safety program. Using good safety awareness and judgement.Act as a liaison with community groups and make presentations as requested.
Plainfield Park District is looking for an immediate full-time Marketing Manager opening. This position is responsible for District-wide marketing efforts including planning, strategy and implementation, coordination and production of printed materials, community outreach for the District’s programs and amenities and have excellent customer service and communication skills.
As part of your total compensation package, which includes your salary, we offer:
• Low to no cost employee and family health insurance coverage • Dental insurance at no cost for employee and family • Vision reimbursement • Life insurance • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent costs • IMRF pension and 457 plan(s) • Wellness program paid incentive and free facility memberships
We value the importance of a work/life balance and offer paid vacation, holidays, personal days and sick time.
Salary range starts at 53,000-$63,000, based on experience and qualifications.
Up for the challenge? Ready to show off your marketing skills? To find out more about this position, our Park District and to apply visit our website plfdparks.org.
Plainfield Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.