The City of Edwardsville, Illinois (population of 25,000 and the County seat for Madison County, Illinois) is seeking candidates for the Parks Director position who possess strong leadership, financial management, organizational, marketing, and interpersonal skills. This position became available due to a retirement. Successful candidate will have operational responsibility of the parks, recreation, and sports complex, including policies and procedures, formulate and administer budget and fiscal matters, planning, construction, maintenance, landscaping and turf management, coordination and supervision of all park systems; to plan, direct and review the activities and operations of athletic fields and swimming pool/splash pad; to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies. Exercises direct supervision over professional and laborer staff.
Vision and ability to find successful strategies to achieve the City’s long-range goals is a strong expectation. The City seeks a professional Parks Director as a partner in ensuring the continued high quality of life that the community now enjoys and to provide the appropriate leadership required to position and sustain Edwardsville for the foreseeable future.
Initial salary expectations for the position is $75,000-$85,000, depending upon qualifications and experience. Medical/Dental/Vision coverage and IMRF Pension. Upon appointment by the Mayor and approval by City Council.
If you are interested in applying, please go to www.cityofedwardsville.com/hr and complete an application and submit a resume.
Deadline: 10/16/19, EOE
The Park District of La Grange is seeking enthusiastic and dependable applicants for the position of Facility Rental Coordinator. This is a full-time position with benefits and enrollment in IMRF. Hours will vary between 7:45am – 5pm Monday – Friday with occasional weekend and night hours. Salary $40,000-44,000
Qualifications: Graduate of high school with a minimum of two years of experience required in an office environment and customer service experience. Ability to administer all functions of the office of the Recreation Center as required by the Superintendent of Facilities. The successful candidate will have an outgoing personality, be self-motivated and have a desire to serve others. Ability to follow directions and to work with limited supervision. Ability to use public relations techniques with customers and provide high quality customer service. Effective communication skills required in both verbal and written format is essential. This position requires excellent customer service and problem-solving skills and strong computer/technical aptitude. Proficient in MS Office with the aptitude to learn other systems. RecTrac recreation/registration software experience desired. General accounting skills with cash handling experience required. Excellent organizational and time management skills with attention to detail a must. Bi-lingual Spanish is a plus. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation.
Duties: Responsible for processing and approving all Park District facility rental applications including banquet facility, party/program rooms , park pavilions, park sports fields, affiliate group facility usage and procuring/processing facility rental payments. Various administrative duties including but not limited to: BASE (Before & After School Program), FOIA request processing, various schedules, customer inquiries, payment plans, and cross-training of other full-time front line staff duties. Assist renters with contracts and other questions and prepare all rental information packets. Assist with all phases of clerical work such as: filing, answering telephone, typing of letters and memorandums, assisting customers, updating monthly calendar and bulletin board, and record messages on answering machine for the public. Assist with accepting, verifying and processing program registrations. Assist with maintaining a detailed schedule of all classes, seminars, organizations, and rentals in the Recreation Center. Maintain and balance cash box on a daily basis. Assist with routing mail and verbal or written messages to all staff. Assist program instructors with preparation of copies, equipment, etc. Assist with contacting participants for cancelled classes and stand-by lists. Assist and prepare folders and necessary charts for staff. Assist with checking in customers for daily facility use, including the playground, track and open gym. Assist with keeping program waiting lists current. Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Facilities. This is an at-will position.
Please send cover letter & resume to email@example.com or Chris Finn 536 East Ave. La Grange, Il 60525
Summary: Under the direction of the Aquatics Supervisor, the Swim School Coordinator is responsible for the operations of the indoor pool swim lessons program, including summer camp swim lessons and Swim ’n Gym after camp program. Supervisory responsibilities include recruiting, training, and oversight of seasonal and part-time program staff.
Responsibilities: Include, but not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for designing and overseeing a comprehensive swim school program and after camp program. Train, schedule, and assign duties to swim instructors. Provide swimming instruction. Maintain appropriate standard of safety for swim school program, after camp program, staff, and facility. Maintain and/or obtain appropriate certifications and CEU’s for self and staff. Responsible for overall indoor pool operations during swim lessons and after camp programs, including cleaning of pool deck, placing and removing lane lines, and organizing pool equipment. Assist with marketing for swim school and after camp programs. Evaluate and assess programs related to swim school and after camp programs. Conduct in-service and regular trainings for swim school instructors. Assist with hiring, training, and evaluation swim instructors. Maintain attendance, inventory, and program records for swim school and after camp programs. Assist the creation of the pool and aquatic staff schedule as it relates to swim school and after camp programs. Responsible for swim school and after camp program customer service, registration assistance, and customer inquiries. Perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the District's safety program. Assist in the set up and organization of the pool office. Coordinates with other members of the Recreation Center staff to provide special programming on special occasions. Follow and maintain a budget for the swim school and after camp programs with the Aquatics Supervisor. Work with the Aquatics team in a professional and constructive manner in the coordination and operation of the Recreation Center swimming pool. Other Park District-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required; degree or coursework with an emphasis in Recreation or Aquatics from an accredited college preferred. At least two years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Related professional certification preferred.
American Red Cross CPR/AED certification, Valid driver's license, American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, Water Safety Instructor Certification is preferred.
Classification: Part-Time, non-exempt
Schedule: Must be available for evenings and weekends. Hours and schedules may vary depending on seasonal workloads and needs.
Close Date: Open until filled
The Park District of Highland Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Village of Romeoville Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a Full-Time Athletic Supervisor. The department has a budget of $5.5 million and a population of approximately 40,000 residents. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for the community by providing a variety of leisure time activities. To accomplish this, the department provides over 1,000 different programs and events.
Job Summary: The Athletic Supervisor will oversee all youth and adult athletic programs and leagues for the Recreation Department. This position will also coordinate and assist with various special events held by the department. The Athletic Supervisor must be a strong and effective manager with the ability to train, inspire, motivate, and evaluate staff progress. They should be innovative to aid in the ongoing program development and growth. Must be able to establish a cohesive and team-oriented work environment. Athletic Supervisor must have a high level of professionalism to interact and correspond with volunteers, umpires, officials, parents, and various organizations. The hours for this position are generally 9:00am to 5:00pm; however, additional nights and weekends are required on a regular basis for programs, leagues, and events. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Sports Management, or closely related field is required. A minimum of two years of experience working with youth and adult athletics, leagues, and affiliate organizations. Knowledge and experience of planning and implementing Special Events is preferred. Ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of all sports including, but not limited to, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, and tennis. Candidate should have basic knowledge of general budgeting and invoicing.
This is a full-time, non-union position with excellent benefits including IMRF pension, in additional to vacation, personal, and sick time. Salary range is $60,000 to $65,000 depending on qualifications and/or experience.
Questions? Contact Kelly Rajzer, Director of Parks and Recreation, at 815-886-6222 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Closing date is October 25, 2019 or until filled. Submit resumes to Kelly Rajzer at email@example.com or 900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446.
Job Title: Program Supervisor – Ice Rink Salary Range: $30,552-$40,142 plus benefits Full time, non-exempt position Resumes accepted until job is filled Send Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: The Program Supervisor is a full time, non-exempt position which reports directly to the General Manager. This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties including managing youth programs and leagues, skating programs, building shifts, and any other tasks asked. This is an at-will position. Minimum 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends.
Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related field. Experience and understanding of park and recreation administration, supervision, personnel procedures, safety and program planning is required. This position requires strong people and customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively with other staff and public, including written, verbal, and telephone communication skills. The individual should be very organized and have the ability to plan, implement, supervise and lead programs, events, and staff. This position is expected to maintain First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Strong computer skills are also needed.
Duties: This position will oversee the administration of all youth hockey and skating programs. Will also be responsible for creating new possible programs and leagues for any possible open ice. They will also need to maintain a close and positive relationship with the Chicago Hawks who we partner with for some of our programs. This position will be required to work 3-4 building shifts per week.
Address: 451 Plainfield Rd City, State, Zip: Darien, IL 60561 Contact: Jordan Rossi Phone: 630.789.2011 Contact Email: email@example.com
If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references along with Darien Park District job application. Full job description is available by contacting Jordan Rossi.