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 $52,784 DOQ

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WHO WE ARE: The Elmhurst Park District, established in 1920 and located 16 miles west of Chicago, provides parks, recreation facilities and programs to meet our mission of enriching lives while having fun! We serve residents of the Elmhurst community as well as residents of neighboring towns!

We have an exciting full-time job opportunity for a Membership Services Supervisor to join our team and be part of an organization that values being community focused, providing customer service excellence, working with integrity, and having fun! We are looking for someone who will help us achieve our vision of becoming a national leader in providing parks and recreation experiences to our community.

WHAT YOU’LL DO: Supervise, plan, develop, manage, implement, and maintain operation of the Membership Services Team at the Courts Plus fitness facility

Plan, coordinate, and supervise Service desk, Registration desk, and Manager on Duty day-to-day operations and services Supervise, develop, implement and track membership sales and retention with Membership Associates Collaborate with other Courts Plus Supervisors to provide “A Game” customer service excellence to members and staff Assist in customer service handling in the area of customer use issues Oversee Registration, CRM and Mobile App software use

WHAT YOU’LL BRING: Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field, or equivalent work experience, with 2 years of supervisory customer service experience and 4 years of experience in sales, marketing, writing, editing, lead generation, and special event management A positive attitude, customer service excellence, and passion for health and wellness Ability to establish and maintain relationships both on the phone, through email and in person Excellent sales and negotiation skills

WHEN YOU’LL WORK: Workweek is generally Monday – Friday with some evening and weekend work when needed.

WHAT YOU’LL GET: The anticipated starting pay for this exempt position is $52,784.

In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:

Defined contribution medical insurance plan (5 plan options), Dental insurance plan, Vision insurance plan, District paid life insurance, Participation in IMRF (retirement, disability, death benefits), Vacation days, personal days, sick leave and 9 paid holidays!, Sick bank leave, paid parental leave and paid bereavement leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Two deferred compensation programs (VOYA & Nationwide), Voluntary Supplemental insurance coverage for short-term disability, accident, hospitalization, Get Paid Daily with "On-Demand Pay", Flexible spending accounts for unreimbursed medical and dependent care, Free family Courts Plus Membership and Pool Passes!, Free/discounted District programs, merchandise and concessions, Educational assistance/tuition reimbursement, Professional organizational membership, Values Recognition Program, Service Awards Program, Employee social activities, Credit Union (Central Credit Union of Illinois)

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 Elmhurst Park District


Dan Roelofs

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


ABOUT US The Bartlett Park District is a local government agency that provides 597 acres of beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Bartlett, Illinois and surrounding neighbors. Major facilities of this Distinguished Accredited Agency and two-time National Gold Medal Finalist includes 43 parks, a community center, indoor and outdoor aquatic centers, a 9-hole golf course and an 18-hole golf course, banquet and reception facility, ski hill, athletic field complex, nature center, gymnasium, and more.

PRIMARY DUTIES The Recreation Manager is responsible for planning, budgeting, organizing, publicizing, staffing, scheduling and safety of all assigned programs, special events, services, facilities and other duties as required. This includes but is not limited to employee and volunteer recruitment/training/supervision, Adult Athletic Leagues, Youth Softball, Youth Basketball, Open Gym, Teen Programs, Schrade Gym Facility Rentals, and various programs (in-house and contractual) and some special events.

• Develop new or expanded programs or services. • Oversee Schrade Gym operations including but not limited to, rentals and staff. • Recruit, train and oversee staff & volunteers needed for each program and/or class instruction • Administer programs within the adopted budget guidelines including purchasing. Making budget adjustments as needed. Provide enrollment and financial reports and evaluation/analysis as related to programs, research regarding potential programs and any adjustments as needed.
• Promote programs within the community. Other duties include but are not limited to: updating brochure and website, public relations including social media, press releases, and program management. • Maintain current accurate records pertaining to all programs. • Submit reports, on a timely basis, as requested by the Superintendent of Recreation. QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Recreation, Sports Management or related field • Minimum of 3 years of full-time experience and understanding of park and recreation administration, supervision, personnel procedures, safety, and program planning • Strong organization management, supervision, attention to detail, problem solving, along with excellent communication skills required • Certified Park and Recreational Professional (CPRP) is preferred • Experience with Paycom and/or RecTrac software is a plus

SCHEDULE & PAY This is a full time, FLSA Exempt position. Hours generally are Monday-Friday 8:30AM – 4:30PM, with evening and weekend hours as necessary for events as necessary. Hiring Range is annual salary of $50,000 - $60,000 DOQ.

BENEFITS OFFERED In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package: • Medical, dental, and vision coverage, along with life insurance (basic and voluntary) • Pension plan (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund) • 457 Defined contribution plan and Section 125 Flexible Spending Account • Paid holidays and vacation time, tuition reimbursement, facility discounts & usage benefits

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - apply online via the District's website: The Bartlett Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Bartlett Park District


Catalina Rodelo
(630) 540-4811

 Closing Date

June 07, 2023

 $46,237.75 - $49,127.74 annually

Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) enriches the lives of children and adults with disabilities through a partnership with 17 Park Districts located within the northwest suburbs of Chicago. NWSRA provides outstanding recreation opportunities for people with disabilities within our partner Park Districts through weekly programs, adult day programs (PURSUIT), special events, day camps and inclusion in Park District programs. NWSRA is a park district that serves people with disabilities.

Job Purpose: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Marking & Communications, this position is responsible for Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) and Special Leisure Services Foundation (SLSF) marketing and communications materials. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Manage, plan, design, layout, write, edit, proofread and produce all NWSRA and SLSF print promotions, graphic materials and on-site displays. • Enhance and maintain an identity (brand) for the Association and Foundation.
• Write, create, and monitor all of the content on NWSRA/SLSF social media sites.
• Supervise/manage the entire production process for the seasonal program guides.
• Coordinate with outside contractors including photographers, printers, copier vendors and other vendors as needed. • Assist with preparation of board summaries, monthly reports and special reports, as needed. • Coordinate copier and printer contracts, usage, maintenance, supply ordering including copier/printer paper and toner and training.

Qualifications: A BA/BS in Graphic Design or a related field. Knowledge on designing and editing brochures, publications, websites and marketing materials. An understanding of multiple types of software; such as, Word Press, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Bridge and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Social Media and Photography skills a plus.

Scheduling and Pay: This is a full-time, exempt position. Weekly schedule is generally 40 – 45 hours. Attending agency events are required. Hiring Range $46,237.75 - $49,127.74 annually.

Benefits we offer: • Medical Coverage
• Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • Group Life Insurance • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • IMRF Pension Plan • Mission Square Retirement 457b Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Days • Sick Days • Personal Days • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

To Apply:
Visit us at to complete an online application and submit your current resume. For questions on this position please call Darleen Negrillo - Superintendent of Administrative Services at (847)392-2848 or email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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 Northwest Special Recreation Association


Darleen Negrillo

 Closing Date

June 09, 2023

  Hiring Range: $43,351 - $55,486 DOQ

For more information and to apply please visit our website at:


The Digital Marketing Specialist will be responsible for improving Elk Grove Park District’s brand awareness and community engagement on all digital platforms. This position will create and implement digital marketing campaigns, content calendars, content creation with support from the Marketing Department and regularly analyze digital marketing metrics to measure effectiveness. This position is also responsible for the management and administration of District websites, social media accounts, email marketing platforms,  electronic newsletters, paid advertising, SEO, SEM, mobile app and overall digital content .


Implement digital marketing campaigns with marketing messages that are consistent with District goals and objectives. Monitor  all District websites and optimize their media, design, copy, SEO and SEM to improve searchability and user-experience. Administer, monitor and maintain the organization of all digital marketing channels including website administration, social media accounts, mobile app, content management systems and media platforms. Analyze, interpret and report digital marketing analytics to improve marketing strategies and content for District websites, social media accounts, email marketing, paid advertising and mobile app usage. Effectively communicate and train staff on website CMS and digital concepts to enhance communication between customers and the District. Provide recommendations for digital marketing strategies, development plans, digital marketing program concepts, and advertising initiatives based on organizational objectives, brands and best practices. Create social media content calendars, content with support from the Marketing Department and copy for organic and paid social media content. Lead the Social Media Committee for the Elk Grove Park District. Publish general and targeted email marketing messages for District email lists to optimize open rates,engagement and activation. Lead Google AdWords campaigns, Facebook Ads, LinkedIn Ads, Snapchat Ads, SEO and other SEM strategies as assigned. Assist with the management of internal and external digital marketing resources including agencies, developers and other third-party partnerships ( ie. Constant Contact, Screen Hub, Reach ). Research, plan and create written and visual digital content for all District program area brands.. Manage content and updates for the mobile app. Knowledge of API integration for app and map usage is preferred. Act as the social media community liaison for the organization and provide customer service to consumers through posts and web based interactions. Assist with the creation of collateral materials to fit digital marketing needs.  Attend training and conferences to stay current with the latest trends in digital marketing.


Office hours are  Mon-Fri 8:30-5pm. Evenings and weekends may be required based on activities taking place in the District. Working knowledge of networking technologies, including security and encryption on the internet and basic networking concepts. Recognize and demonstrate good knowledge and performance of organizational safety precautions and procedures including risk/crisis management. Ability to train employees in the organization.


Proficient in Wordpress, Google Analytics, Facebook Business Suite, Snapchat Business Manager, Facebook Ads, Google Ads, Constant Contact, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, LinkedIn, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Suite, and Windows operating systems. Ability to edit and create multi-media content for digital marketing channels. Possess a solid understanding of responsive design, social media, SEO, SEM and digital marketing strategies. Ability to work independently or in a team based environment. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees. Ability to maintain a positive image and relationships with the community and third party partners. Skill in coordinating numerous projects and working with multiple deadlines.


Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or closely related field: or a combination of three to five years of work and educational experience using Wordpress, Google Analytics, Facebook Business Suite, Snapchat Business Manager, Facebook Ads, Google Ads, Constant Contact, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, LinkedIn, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Suite, WordPress and Windows operating systems. Two or more years experience in web design/development and digital marketing. Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Responsive Design and CMS systems is a plus.

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 Elk Grove Park District


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000 -$50,000 DOQ

The Prospect Heights Park District is looking for an exceptional candidate to join our supportive team and serve our community. This position will provide the ideal candidate with opportunities to develop new and improved program ideas, support to grow their professional experience, and maintain a healthy work-life balance to be their best at work and home.

BACKGROUND: The Prospect Heights Park District serves over 15,000 residents mostly from the City of Prospect Heights, a small portion of the Villages of Mount Prospect, Arlington Heights, and Wheeling. The agency’s operating budget is over $5 million which includes the Gary Morava Recreation Center with gymnasium & fitness room, in addition to an outdoor swimming pool, 18-hole golf course, banquet facility, 4-mile bike path, 14 park sites and over 71 acres of land. The agency employs 20 full-time, 25 part-time and about 134 seasonal employees.

POSITION: The Recreation Supervisor – Aquatics, Athletics & Fitness is primarily responsible for planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, scheduling, and safety within assigned program areas. This is an at-will, full-time exempt employee working a minimum of 40 hours a week, Monday – Friday, including evening and weekend hours dictated by program needs.

The benefit package includes: medical, dental, vision and life insurance (basic and voluntary); IMRF pension plan; short and long-term disability; 457(b) deferred compensation plan; AFLAC; wellness programs and incentives; paid holidays and time off; paid professional certifications, paid professional development opportunities and memberships; facility and program usage.

QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Exercise Science, Health or Physical Education, or a related field, plus at least three years of experience in a leadership or supervisory position, preferably in the field of parks and recreation • Valid Illinois driver’s license • Lifeguard Instructor certification or obtained within 45 days of hire date • CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor certification or obtained within 45 days of hire date
• Proficient Microsoft Office skills • Capacity to utilize effective time management, communication, and interpersonal skills

PREFERRED • Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification or obtained within 1 year of hire date • Software Knowledge: RecTrac, Meet Manager, Paycor, or WordPress

RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible for delivering and evaluating current programs/events or developing and delivering new or updated programs/events in the areas of Aquatics, Athletics and Fitness to meet the needs of the community • Recruit, interview, hire, train, schedule, evaluate, and motivate staff and volunteers to deliver high-quality programs/events to all participants • Evaluate programs/events through observation, past/current attendance records, and participant feedback to make decisions about the continued viability of the programs/events • Attend continuing education opportunities on new issues and trends within the parks and recreation field to ensure our programs/events are constantly evolving and maintaining relevance • Prepare annual program budgets and goals; monitor and track financial activities and goals

A complete job description is available at

ATTRIBUTES: We are seeking a motivated individual that strives for excellence; prepared to evaluate and improve program offerings; promotes a culture of teamwork; possesses strong organizational and communication skills; skilled in time management; and able to problem solve in unexpected situations.

APPLY FOR POSITION: Please visit to submit a resume Questions should be directed to Catherine Roock, HR/Payroll Coordinator at 224.248.9581 or

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 Prospect Heights Park District


Catherine Roock

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled