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The Northbrook Park District is a leader both regionally and nationally in parks and recreation. We are looking for an experienced professional to serve on the District’s Senior Leadership Team as the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management. The Director of Human Resources and Risk Management is responsible for providing strategic leadership and managerial oversight for all aspects of Human Resources and Risk Management operations. This position is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and supervises three full time staff: a Human Resources Manager, a Risk Manager and a Human Resources Generalist.

Salary range is $100,000-$120,000.

Responsibilities include:

Leads the HR Team in delivery of services in the areas of recruitment and selection, onboarding and offboarding, benefits and wellness, performance management, employee engagement, risk management, training, compensation and employee/ labor relations. Evaluates departmental operations. Identifies opportunities and solutions for process improvement based on ongoing feedback from the business. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates the work performance of staff. Continuously develops direct reports by providing feedback and opportunities for growth. Performs short and long-term Division planning to align with District goals, reviews and evaluates plans and develops and implements initiatives to support plans. Partners with Senior Leadership on various District-wide projects to ensure alignment across Divisions and District goals. Provides leadership to the Wellness, Safety and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committees. Partners with the Director of Parks and Properties and Parks Department managers to foster a positive working relationship with the bargaining unit representing Parks employees. Works collaboratively with outside labor counsel and the District’s negotiation team to plan and successfully complete labor contract negotiations. Attends evening Board meetings and may be required to be available evenings and weekends as needs arise

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Human Resources. Masters Degree and professional certification in Human Resources (S/PHR or SHRM/S-CP/SCP) are also strongly preferred. A minimum of seven (7) years of increasing responsibility in human resources, talent management or related experience; experience as a department head preferred. Three (3) to five (5) years of human resources supervisory experience required.

Position offers a full benefits package including: medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage; life insurance; pension - enrollment in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF); 457 deferred compensation plan; flexible spending; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; and recreation benefits.

To apply, visit and submit an application, including cover letter and resume. Desired hire date is May 1.

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 Northbrook Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 25+/hour DOQ, 30 hrs. per month

For nearly fifteen years NEDSRA has provided veterans of all eras free services through the Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies (HMHB) program. Often veterans have unique physical, environmental, and social needs after time in service. HMHB facilities accommodate these unique needs by creating a "veteran friendly" atmosphere. They re-create an environment promoting healthy living, fitness and camaraderie with a community-based platform. The program includes free monthly networking events and free personal training sessions. NEDSRA is looking to hire a qualified person to continue the program. Duties include planning and implementing monthly recreation/social programs which has included participation in Memorial and Veteran Day events, trips to the theater, potlucks, guest speakers and more. This position, with the support of NEDSRA, will also market services to veterans and attend community events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Attend community and veteran wellness events to promote services
  2. Work closely with Park District and Villages to market and offer services
  3. Conduct intake and orientation meeting with veterans and family members
  4. Coordinate free personal training sessions for veterans with Park District and Village Recreation staff
  5. Plan and implement at least one monthly recreation/social program for veterans
  6. Regularly communicate all aspects for program, including marketing, budget, service numbers to NEDSRA Supervisor
  7. Actively support and promote a safe work environment through adherence to all safety policies including, but not limited to, those pertaining to crisis management procedures, accident/incident reporting procedures, and drug-free work place policy
  8. Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Current or previous military experience is preferred, but not required.

Interested applicants can submit their resume via email to Rosario Lopez at

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 Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association


Rosario Lopez

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled



The Arlington Heights Park District (AHPD) is a public park and recreation agency located in Arlington Heights, Illinois—one of the largest communities in Chicago's prestigious northwest suburban corridor. Our mission is to enrich the community by providing fun, accessible and impactful recreation and facilities for every age and season. However you choose to recreate, we have something for you. We aim to serve everyone equally and fairly across our 29 facilities—including five community centers with outdoor pools, Arlington Ridge Center, two tennis clubs, two public golf clubs, Lake Arlington, Arlington Heights Historical Museum and Senior Center—and 58 parks across 716 acres of land. In our 95-year history we have earned multiple distinctions recognizing our high-quality standards of excellence, including three National Gold Medal Awards, maintaining a Moody’s AAA bond rating for nine years and receiving multiple awards for fiscal responsibility.


The Arlington Heights Park District is hiring for a dynamic, customer service focused individual who enjoys interacting with active adults. Duties include designing, executing, and escorting day and overnight tours of interest to our active adult patrons. Additional job duties include assisting with Senior Center Park District office operations including processing in-person and phone program registrations, answering questions about the Tour Club, Wood Shop, special events, luncheons and other Park District programs. This position works approximately 24-28 hours per week and is an IMRF eligible position.


Designs tours of interest to active adult patrons that include motor coach transportation, entertainment, meals and other contracted services Develops a daily itinerary for each tour which specifically itemizes each location, time, fee, address, driving directions, contact person, menu, show times, contract arrangements, deposits etc. Assists with day to day operations of Park District office Maintains and updates files, reports, class lists, waivers, membership cards and other materials Answers telephone and responds to inquiries from public


AA/AS in any field; BA/Bs in Hospitality or Tourism or a closely related field from and accredited college or university preferred Minimum one to three years’ experience in tourism, hospitality or the travel industry Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training Adult CPR and AED Certification required within six months of employment, Adult CPR and AED Certification preferred

Interested applicants may apply here:

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 Arlington Heights Park District


Kristy Henson

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $21.32 – $26.65 – $31.97

Full-Time Position Location: Libertyville, IL Application deadline: Open until Filled

SUMMARY - The Social Media Specialist is responsible for managing the District’s social media networks and strategy in order to describe and promote the various functions and facilities of the Lake County Forest Preserves. Responsible for collaborating with news media and marketing efforts to develop successful social media content and campaigns. Manages all of the District’s social media content and networks. Implements strategies to grow followers, engage and retain them. Researches and applies changing technologies, processes and best practices used in social media. Works with staff to provide public information and promotion for the District’s various facilities, events, capital improvement plan projects, special exhibitions, campaigns, educational and recreational opportunities, and the preserves and trail systems. Streamlines the process of organizing content and posting through multiple online platforms. Tracks the performance and community engagement of social media campaigns and analyzes success to improve campaign content. Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting.

EXPERIENCE - Associates degree in Communications, Marketing, Digital Arts/Technology or related field. One year of social media experience. Familiarity with a variety of marketing, public relations, and website concepts, best practices, and procedures. Strong visual design skills. Experience with graphic design and video software, including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, or other visual design tools. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail in writing, proofreading, digital files, and in use of content management systems. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge in the use of audiovisual and photography equipment. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES - Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

Interest in employment with the Forest Preserve can be expressed by submitting an application online at Positions are open until filled.

ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES - The Lake County Forest Preserves offers an excellent work environment as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, IMRF pension plan, and paid vacation, personal, and sick leave.

As principal guardian of Lake County’s open spaces and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 31,000 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 206 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan, and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.


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 Lake County Forest Preserves


Anamaria Stiller

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $50,000

CENTERS, LLC is a professional management firm specializing in facility, operation, and program management for higher education. CENTERS' management approach is customized for each client yet retains our uniform quality. Our firm unites site staff with a centralized administrative team, each contributing to the firm's goals and client needs. The CENTERS team is innovative, entrepreneurial, trail-blazing, and ambitious for both CENTERS and our clients. Today, CENTERS provides management services for 11 clients.


Job Summary: The Assistant Director of Membership Services will provide leadership and management of the Membership Services desk, Pro Shop, and KidRec (childcare) daily operations through staffing, policies and procedures, access control, billing, customer service, and sales. This position will supervise 15-20 part-time Membership Services and KidRec employees. In addition, the Assistant Director of Membership Services will monitor and process membership and KidRec usage, provide excellent customer service, and assist with daily cash-handling and reconciliation duties.

Built in 2014, the Health, Fitness & Recreation Center at Moraine Valley Community College is a 113,000 sq. ft. building offering the latest equipment, fitness spaces, and technology to students and the community. The facility is also the home of Moraine Valley Athletics and several academic programs and courses. Facility features include a large fitness center, 4 group fitness studios, a 3-court gymnasium, and an aquatics complex.

Essential Functions: Learn and become proficient using RecAutomation, an online member management platform; Conduct and oversee monthly billing audits to ensure proper automatic payments; Lead the development of a comprehensive membership retention program; Oversee and manage our member rewards program through Perkville; Schedule clients for the Learn to Swim Program; Prepare and deliver required and requested reports and data to the client and CENTERS central office; Conduct annual member survey and evaluation; Work with professional staff colleagues to develop programs targeted toward generating membership sales; Manage budget and strategic planning for areas of responsibility; Participate in CENTERS meetings and trainings, setting CENTERS standards for operations, and innovation

Supervisory Responsibilities: Hire, train, supervise, evaluate, and provide direction for Membership; Services and KidRec part-time employees; Manage bi-weekly payroll for direct reports

Site Specific Responsibilities: Represent FitRec at campus events as needed; Serve on various committees representing FitRec for both Moraine Valley Community College and CENTERS

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree OR 4+ years of work experience required; Master's preferred; Knowledge of standard practices and demonstrated experience in customer service; Leadership and supervisory experiences; Collegiate and/or community recreation work experience preferred; Experience using facility member management software such as ClubAutomation or RecAutomation preferred Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/FA certification (or willing to obtain)

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 Centers, LLC - Health, Fitness & Recreation Center


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled