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 $55,000 - $68,000

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The Glen Ellyn Park District is seeking a highly motivated, organized, creative, resourceful, multi-tasker, with ability to work both independently and with others. Responsible for the planning, implementation and management of capital projects including coordination and oversight of outside consultants, trades and contractors, annual maintenance programs, asset replacement, and general park and facility improvements. Other responsibilities include short and long-term planning, budgeting, bids, memorial/dedication initiatives, A.D.A. oversight, grant and alternative funding research, negotiating professional services contracts, board and public presentations and best management practices.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, Community/Regional Planning or closely related field plus at least two (2) years of related experience is required. Certification in irrigation installation and/or playground safety is preferred. Candidates should possess the ability to work independently and with others, solve problems comprehensively, be creative and resourceful, perform in a fast-paced and multi-tasked environment, detail-oriented with excellent time management and ability to perform tasks on time and on budget. Proficiency in the use of computers and relevant industry technology with the aptitude to research and learn other systems. Candidate should possess friendly and effective interpersonal, written, verbal and telephone communication skills. Proficiency in written communication including clear writing, grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary. Position will be required to make public presentations within various settings including Park District Board meetings and Village oversight committees.

Hours: The Park Projects Manager is a full-time salaried employee. General work hours are a minimum of 40 hours per week. General work hours take place Monday through Friday with some evenings and weekends due to meetings, projects and other responsibilities.

Interested candidates should apply online at: You are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume. The Glen Ellyn Park District has a highly competitive benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, paid time off (including holiday, vacation, personal, and sick), and a defined benefit pension plan with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. The Glen Ellyn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: May 16, 2019 or when filled

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Dave Harris

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $52,000 to $63,000

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Description Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, Facilities and Safety Services, the Facility Services Manager is responsible for overseeing the overall operations of critical facility services i.e. fitness, racquet sports, pool, beach on revenue growth, membership, rentals, etc. The Facility Services Manager will support the district in offering the highest level of customer services and ensuring they have the tools they need to be successful. Also, this position is responsible for providing significant support and guidance to enhance revenue growth within a strategy. This position is critical to the overall success of the Park District by setting the tone for our guests’ experiences and approach to operating facilities. The Facility Services Manager will have a fantastic opportunity to evaluate all existing facility practices for improvement and approaches to facility management while emphasizing customer service, revenue growth and marketing in a new way.

The ideal candidate must have the ability to meet and/or establish strategic initiatives to execute the agency’s vision, mission and Strategic Plan, provide visionary leadership, establish guidelines for guest services, handle personnel matters efficiently and effectively, maintain attention to detail in registration needs, and have a good understanding of facility management to assist the organization in revenue growth.

Qualifications Graduate of a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Recreation/Leisure Studies or a closely related field. Five (5) years or more full-time experience in community recreation, non-for-profit agency, government agency, and/or facility management with extensive experience in revenue growth, customer service, memberships, supervision, rentals, vending, fitness, racquet sports and/or training.

Compensation Hiring range is $52,000 to $63,000. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Position includes an excellent benefit package.

Hours Full-time, salaried position that requires nights and weekends. 40 hours/week. Typical schedule is Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. once and/or twice per month with an opportunity to flex the work schedule during specific weeks. However occasional nights, weekends and holidays will be required due to operational needs.

Contact To apply, please go to our website:

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 Lake Bluff Park District


Tina Brewer

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $32,000

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Description: Under the Supervision of the Executive Director, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for the operation of the administrative building office, assisting the Park District Team on systems, procedures and policy, performing general office functions, and oversees the rental process of specific park district facilities.

Qualifications: ● High school diploma, college coursework preferred ● Proficient in cash handling procedures ● Proficient in computer operations ● Experienced in registration software, preferably MaxGalaxy ● Possess clerical and organizational skills ● Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees ● Must be able to make independent decisions and manage multiple tasks simultaneously ● Must have great problem solving, analytical, organizational, flexible, interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities: ● Responsible for providing a full range of administrative support to the Park District team by implementing systems, procedures, and policies and monitoring team projects.
● Perform administrative office tasks including answering phones, processing registrations, and other general office functions. ● Assist in entering and processing accounts payable, and filing related paperwork. ● Assist in preparing/reconciling deposits, delivering to the bank, and filing related paperwork. ● Assist in preparing and processing monthly EFT/ACH billings. ● Assist in organizing and maintaining the business department’s filing system. ● Maintain a high quality service oriented environment at all times. ● Address customer requests or complaints as needed. ● Oversee the rental process of specific park district facilities including but not limited to staffing, setup / take down. ● Work closely with other departments on projects that may be required or assigned. ● Responsible for processing mail.

Position is an exempt, full-time year-round salary position. District offers a benefit package which includes medical, dental, IMRF pension, vacation, holiday and sick time. Position may include evenings, weekends and holidays.

To Apply: Email your resume to Jackie Iovinelli,

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 Park District of Forest Park


Jackie Iovinelli

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $35,000 - $40,000

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Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Recreation, Social Work, Gerontology or closely related field. 2 years of full time professional experience in facility and/or program supervision. Must have a working knowledge of financial management, marketing and customer service. Exceptional listening and oral communication skills, plus interest in working with older adults required. Duties: Responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and supervision of programming for adults 50+ and for Patty Turner Center facility operations. Programming responsibilities include classes, programs, trips and special events. Assist in recruitment and management of all phases of facility rental at PTC. Oversee the operations of the community Lending Closet program as well as volunteer assignments at the Center. Work in cooperation with Deerfield Park District social media coordinator to prepare and distribute PTC information through publicity releases, park district e-blasts and websites/digital media posts. Work to secure sponsorships and grant monies in accordance with district guidelines to benefit the PTC and its programming.

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 Deerfield Park District


David Shamrock

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 33,000-35,000 plus benefit package

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The Community House, a multifaceted non-profit organization located in Hinsdale, is looking for a full time Recreation Coordinator to join our team of dedicated, enthusiastic, service oriented professionals.

Our Recreation Coordinator coordinates the day to day activities and long term planning for school based before and after school programs in multiple locations and the day to day activities and staff of our summer day camps. Our Recreation Coordinator will provide amazing leadership to program staff and exceptional experiences to our customers while ensuring a successful outcome based on the organizations' objectives.

Job Description

Position Title: Recreation Coordinator

Basic Function:The Recreation Coordinator has responsibility for the planning, organization, budgeting, implementation, and evaluation of youth enrichment and recreation activities. Supervises program staff in the performance of their responsibilities, with a strong focus in before/after school and summer day camp programming.


-Before & After School Staff and Volunteers –Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations

-Summer and Kiddie Camp Staff and Volunteers

Responsibilities, applicable to Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations:

Management Responsibilities

-Develops and oversees all short term and long-term programmatic goals and objectives.

-Evaluates registration policies and procedures, makes recommendations for changes and/or improvements.

-Assists in development, recommendation, and implementation of policies and procedures, with a focus on child care safety procedures.

Program Management

-Implements goals and standards for programs.

-Monitors and evaluates programs and services.

-Develops new programs and activities based on community need and interest.

-Develop and supervise new service initiatives.

-Collaborate with internal and external personnel for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.


-Drive 15 passenger van for Program Department activities/trips, as needed.

Supervise the Summer Day Camp & Before/After the Bell Program at Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations

-Tracking and entering participant registration.

-Scheduling, hiring, training and supervising staff.

-Purchase equipment/supplies/snacks.

-Maintain positive relationship with outside partners, school social workers, principals and staff.

Major Programs

-Summer Day Camp and Kiddie Camp-Hinsdale location

-Before & After School Program- Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations


-Participate in annual budget planning and periodic review and reporting

-Prepare yearly budget for assigned programs.

-Review and track expenditures within assigned programs.

Supervision of staff

-Assures compliance with agency and program policies and procedures.

-Assesses performance by monitoring the quality of job behaviors and evaluates performance of supervises.

-Identifies opportunities to improve staff job performance.

-Conduct regular staff meetings and supervisory conferences.

-Monitors and evaluates staff services.

Community Relations

-Cultivates support for agency by promoting agency’s reputation.

-Demonstrates constructive involvement with professionals in the agency and in the community that reflects positively on the agency.


-Demonstrated judgment – ability to plan and make logical decisions.

-Demonstrated cooperation – willingness to work cooperatively with others in pursuit of organizational goals and objectives.

-Demonstrated Responsibility – acceptance of responsibility in assigned tasks.

-Computer knowledge and experience required.

Weekly Schedule: 40 hours per week; varies according to particular duties. Some evening, weekend and overtime hours (exempt position) are required.

Minimum qualifications:

Professional Education: Bachelors’ Degree in Recreation or related field.

Special requirements for the position:

-Knowledge regarding recreational, life skill and educational programming.

-Familiarity with not-for-profits organizations.

-Knowledge regarding marketing, customer service and PR.

-Ability to effectively supervise staff.

-Creative and resourceful problem solving.

To apply please send your cover letter and resume to Beth Hahn at

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 The Community House


Beth Hahn

 Closing Date

May 5, 2019