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 $83,137 - $97,426

Hiring Range: $83,137 - $97,426
Hours: Full Time Exempt

Under general direction, manages and maintains all aspects of the human resources and safety functions of the district, including compensation and benefits, training and development, payroll, recruitment and hiring assistance, pre-employment screening, onboarding, HRIS system, employee relations and internal investigations, performance management and disciplinary actions, employee policies and legal compliance, risk management policies and procedures. 

  • Responsible for hiring, training, supervising, development and evaluation of HR staff.  
  • Oversees district’s HRIS system, employee data and record-keeping, 
  • Provide overall management of the payroll process. 
  • Ability to maintain compensation plan and job grades.
  • Oversee employee benefit packages selection and implementation. 
  • Assists in recruiting, interviewing and hiring employees for the district.
  • Stays abreast of current research and best practices in human resources management and development and adjusts plans, policies and procedures accordingly.
  • Responsible for federal, state and local employment laws and compliance.  
  • Oversee financial management of the District’s training budget, including budget submission and monitoring expenses.
  • Oversees support and assistance functions in interpreting policies and procedures and coordinating with supervisors on record keeping, grievance and personnel matters and procedures.
  • Takes a proactive role in identifying and responding to issues of employees regarding human resources including but not limited to topics such as benefit enrollment and changes, employee satisfaction surveys, workplace issues,  etc.
  • Provide overall management of the district’s safety program and activities. 
  • Establishes.and assesses policies and procedures to identify and address risk in the organization's services and departments. 
  • Oversees and serves as primary liaison between the district and its risk management agency. 
  • Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules.
  • Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks.
  • Reinforce the district’s mission, vision and value statements.

  • Ability to treat sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Skills in communicating with employees by oral and written means.
  • Skills in preparing written reports and analysis.
  • Organizational ability.
  • Knowledge of human resource concepts and how to implement them.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment.
  • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions.
  • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.

The above knowledge and skills may be demonstrated by a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organization Development or related field and a minimum five year’s work experience related to the Human Resource function of an organization.  An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.

 Our full-time benefits package includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • FSA Healthcare
  • FSA Dependent Care
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • IMRF Pension (Retirement, Disability, Life)
  • 457 Retirement Plan (Security Benefit)
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • Free and/or discounted Park District classes, programs, events, and memberships for you and your family
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Educational assistance/tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Service Awards

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 Elk Grove Park District


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $95,000 +/- DOQ

IT Manager Full Time

Are you an IT professional seeking a full-time work schedule and a variety of responsibilities? Our IT Manager role is an integral position within the Finance Department at the Deerfield Park District. It will allow you the opportunity to showcase and implement your technical knowledge and work within a fun, mission-based organization. The role requires an energetic, collaborative individual who works independently and enjoys making a positive impact on all District departments.  Applicants looking to work in a unique environment where you can make a daily difference in the District should apply!   

Who are we?
The Deerfield Park District was formed in 1951 with a mission to provide outstanding parks, services, facilities, and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living, and provide memorable experiences. The District serves over 18,000 residents and has over 25 parks and facilities with 250 year-round staff and over 500 seasonally.  Additionally, the District is an IAPD/IPRA Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency and a two-time National Gold Medal Finalist in the last two years. The District maintains a Aaa credit rating, has a flexible workweek and commuter program, and is conveniently located in downtown Deerfield with easy access to major highways and Metra.

What is the opportunity?
The IT Manager is responsible for the planning and operation of District-wide network, hardware, software, cyber security and communication systems.  
What qualifications are needed?
A bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology, or equivalent experience
Minimum of five years of related experience
Knowledge of current and legacy systems used by the District, including Vermont Systems RecTrac, Tyler Incode, experience with cloud computing migrations and full Microsoft 365 suite.  Experience with Fortinet & Meraki network infrastructure, a plus.  
Key responsibilities include:
  • Installs and maintains all software and operating systems, including licensing requirements and regular updates. 
  • Designs & maintains secure local and wide area network including all switches, routers, file servers, cabling.  Monitors and coordinates access to District operated networks.
  • Designs & monitors data security methods including user access and identity management, data backups, disaster recovery and appropriate use policies.
  • Manages the District’s internet service providers (SD-WAN), voice services, and 5G wireless providers, including contract terms.
  • Coordinates service and maintenance of all hardware components including contracts for third party services, and logging and resolving incidents.
  • Coordinates system processing schedules with registration, recreation, facility and marketing staff to provide a high level of customer service.
  • Designs and manages video surveillance and security systems, and coordinates installation of security systems via third party contractors.
  • Supports the Finance/Accounting Department as needed.
  • Conducts training of staff.
Scheduling, pay and benefits
The IT Manger is a full-time exempt position. 
Targeted hiring range is $90,000 - $100,000 based on qualifications & experience.
This position is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, health insurance opt-out incentive, IMRF pension, paid time off, wellness incentive program, and discounts on District programs.
Position is open until filled. Please apply early as recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately. 

A full job description will be provided during the interview process.

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 Deerfield Park District


Shannon Heidkamp

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 101,300 + DOQ

The Lombard Park District is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individual to lead the Finance and Personnel Department. The Director of Finance and Personnel is responsible for planning, implementing, and supervising the finances, insurance, human resources, marketing, and technology of the Lombard Park District. This position reports to the Executive Director and directly supervises the Finance Supervisor, Marketing & Communications Manager, Human Resources & Risk Manager, and the Executive Assistant. Other full-time positions in the department include the Accounts Payable & Payroll Specialist and Graphic Designer.    

The mission of the Lombard Park District is to provide quality recreation opportunities for people to enjoy life. The Lombard Park District is an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency, governed by an elected board, and staffed with over 500 dedicated employees. Standard & Poor’s has assigned its “AA” rating to the District for strong income levels, strong market value, maintenance of positive operations, and very strong reserves with a low net debt burden. The District is a past winner of the National Gold Medal award from the National Recreation and Park Association, and is a CAPRA Accredited Agency. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Recreation/Park Administration, or related field. Minimum five years of experience and understanding of finance, accounting, human resources, risk management, and parks and recreation administration. Independent, innovative, adaptable, and organized, with strong management, leadership, and customer service skills. CPR, First Aid, AED certification required or training will be provided.  

Job Duties:   Oversees the operation of all accounting and financial systems, records, and related detail to ensure efficient and effective financial operation for the District. Maintains thorough knowledge of GASB accounting standards. Oversees District investments to assure compliance with investment policies and procedures and state regulations. Coordinates the preparation of the District budget and oversees expenditures within the budget framework for all departments. Prepares budgetary reports and administers the expenditures of budget funds and capital funds as approved by the Board of Commissioners. Prepares for and serves as the District liaison to the auditor for the District’s annual audit, and reviews the audit findings and implements auditor recommendations. Prepares the Annual Tax Levy and supporting documents. Prepares and/or directs the preparation of board summaries, financial reports, monthly reports, and periodic and special reports and maintains department records. Oversees technology needs for the District and leads initiatives to enhance efficiencies through the utilization of technology. Coordinates and evaluates purchasing procedures. Acts as the Treasurer. Assists the Executive Director in developing the District’s capital improvement plan. Supervises the hiring, training and evaluation of all Department of Finance and Personnel staff. Attends meetings and participates in IPRA, IAPD, GFOA, IGFOA and local community agencies, organizations, and professional conferences and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility and for continuing education. Conducts regular staff meetings with direct reports. Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and employee handbook.

We offer a competitive compensation package. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time, and personal days.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: Please visit us at – under “About Us” select “Job Opportunities” to complete the full online application through Frontline. Please attach a resume and cover letter.  


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 Lombard Park District


Joe McCann

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $74,900.80 - $104,894.40 Annually

The City of Cedar Rapids is excited to announce an opportunity for a dedicated and visionary Park Superintendent to join our Parks and Recreation department. This candidate will oversee the planning, implementation, and maintenance of the park's green infrastructures. Lead the development and enhancement of park facilities. Coordinate routine maintenance activities. Develop and manage budgets and allocate resources effectively. Join us in shaping the future of our city park and creating memorable experience for generations to come!

At the City, we are committed to employing individuals who reflect our community’s diverse backgrounds and this position is crucial in the success and strategic direction of a growing and evolving community. We appreciate and leverage the vast experience individuals bring beyond the technical requirements of a job. If you are an individual with similar experience listed here please consider applying. Experience and skills combined with commitment to our core values is key to building a greater community now and for the next generation.

About our Community
Nestled in the heart of Iowa, Cedar Rapids is our vibrant and diverse community known for its rich history, culture, and natural beauty. Our city has a strong sense of community which can be seen at any of our numerous parks, recreational opportunities, and family-friendly events year round. You can also explore our thriving downtown district, filled with shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, or take a stroll along the Cedar River, which runs through the heart of the city. Cedar Rapids - Why you should live here! 
About this Opportunity  
Manages the city park green infrastructure and facility development, maintenance, operations, and activities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes and directs the park and facility maintenance, development and natural resources operations for Parks & Recreation
  • Supervises the work of assigned personnel, including assigning and reviewing work, providing guidance, and conducting performance evaluations
  • Develops and administers policies and procedures; shares feedback and works on continuous process and quality improvement on activities and recommends changes
  • Performs on-site inspections to parks assets
  • Plans and prepares analysis, including coordination of operating expenditures, capital budgeting, capital equipment, and capital improvements
  • Manages park related natural resource initiatives and implementation
  • Oversees and maintains the division’s safety activities; trains employees on safely operating equipment and safe tool techniques
  • Develops and manages agreements with other Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Linn County Conservation, and various agencies, non-profit and user groups
  • Collaborates with contractors and consultants to ensure a streamlined implementation of the project plan
  • Performs related work as required


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture, Forestry, Turfgrass, Landscape Architecture or Parks Planning and five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in landscape construction and maintenance, turfgrass and forestry management, sports field management, special event management, facility maintenance and aquatic management, project estimation, landscape design, project management, or landscape crew supervision;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience (i.e., one year of relevant experience may substitute for one year of education)
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population
Required Licenses or Certifications
  • None
    Desired Qualifications
  • National Recreation & Parks Association recognized certified Park and Recreation Professional
  • Supervisory experience with supervisory experience in a union environment highly preferred
Knowledge of:

  • Occupation safety and health administration (OSHA) requirements.
  • Public parks administration, including planning, implementation and evaluation of programs
  • Principles, practices and methods of organizing and staffing parks activities
  • Methods, equipment and materials used in the construction, maintenance and operation of a wide variety of parks and recreational facilities
Skills in:

  • Managing projects and deadlines
  • Communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders using both technical and non-technical language
  • Assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, and reviewing work assignments
Ability to:

  • Organize, coordinate, and direct volunteer community groups
  • Work cooperatively and develop and maintain effective working relationships
  • Inspect and evaluate maintenance and construction projects
  • Interpret construction plans and specifications

Work Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM

To Apply- Please use the link below.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement
The City of Cedar Rapids is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All job applicants will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age (40 or older), disability and genetic information (including family medical history).

Applicants with Disabilities
We respect and value people with disabilities and are committed to providing a workplace culture of disability inclusion. People with disabilities are supported during the hiring process and are encouraged to apply for employment with the City of Cedar Rapids. In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be provided to those in need of assistance with the application and interview process. To request an accommodation, contact the City's Human Resources department by phone at 319-286-5000 or by email at

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 City of Cedar Rapids


Troy Simmons

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting annual salary range is $84,716 - $105,895 DOQ

Summary of Role:
Gold medal awarding-winning Glencoe Park District seeks an experienced Full-Time Assistant Director of Human Resources, under the direction and supervision of the Director of Finance/HR. The Assistant Director of Human Resources is responsible for strategically managing the District’s human resources function, including administration of human resources policies, procedures and programs including training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development and employment. In addition, the Assistant Director of Human Resources will coordinate with Finance in regards to payroll, ensure compliance with relevant employment laws and serve as administrator for the District’s Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Learning Management System (LMS). This Full-Time, exempt position is well suited for someone who is able work well across multiple departments and function effectively in a fast-paced environment.    
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities.  A complete job description is available upon request.
  • Manage the human resources function for the District, including: legal compliance, maintain required postings, policy and procedure formulation, new hire onboarding and termination offboarding processes, including updating the time and attendance and HRIS software, new hire/rehire reporting, annual merit program, job descriptions, FMLA administration, coordinate salary study, training, employment verifications, records management, unemployment reporting, and I-9 compliance.
  • Administer the employee benefits program. Coordinate enrollment/termination of all eligible employees, and educate employees on each of the plans.
  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and address employee matters with fairness, consistency, discretion and confidentiality in all situations.
  • Process all general liability, property, and workers' compensation claims with PDRMA and prepare related reports.
  • Complete annual OSHA 300/300A reporting. 
  • Perform routine recurring functions, such as posting jobs internally and externally; and screening job applicants as needed. 
  • Maintain all personnel records in accordance with state statutes and District policies and procedures for active and terminated employees. 
  • Serve as District’s Health Benefits Coordinator and Wellness contact for PDRMA.
  • Manage unemployment claims in conjunction with Unemployment Consultants.
  • Responsible for ACA administration, including: tracking hours, determining eligibility, offering insurance, annual employee and government reporting.
  • Serve as primary administrator for the District’s HRIS and LMS systems.
  • Coordinate selected training programs for District employees and maintain tracking of required compliance training and certifications for District employees through LMS software.
  • Adhere to the Glencoe Park District Team Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Focus on welcoming diversity, encouraging inclusion and creating equity for all.
  • Team Leader for the District's DEI Committee
  • Employer sponsored health insurance 
  • Employer paid dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off – minimum 2 weeks’ vacation, floating holidays, personal days, and sick leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) and access to 457(b) retirement savings account
  • Complimentary family beach and ice rink passes, complimentary individual fitness center pass
  • Discounts on non-contractual Glencoe Park District program  
To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.
Job listing will remain open until filled. No phone calls or emails, please. 
Glencoe Park District is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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 Glencoe Park District


John Cutrera

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled