The Norridge Park District’s Early Care and Preschool Academy provides child care and educational programming for children ages 2 to 5, as well as for school age children in grades Kindergarten through 6th. Our mission is to meet the developmental needs of enrolled children and the societal needs of their parents by providing top quality care in a nurturing and educational environment while taking time for fun.
The Academy is seeking a Superintendent who is capable of building upon its well-respected heritage and reputation and who will be responsible for all aspects of the daily operation of the Academy, including curriculum development, staff hiring and management, marketing and communication, recruitment and enrollment, parent relations, budget development and oversight, policy creation and adherence, purchasing of supplies and equipment, property maintenance and other duties as identified on the complete job description (which can be found on the Park’s website at www.norridgepk.com).
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Administration, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; Master’s Degree preferred. • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of Early Childhood Education. • A minimum of 2 years of experience as an administrator in Early Childhood Education. • Meets DCFS qualifications for Child Care Director or ability to meet them within an agreed upon timeframe. • Knowledge of NAEYC accreditation and state licensing procedures preferred. • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. • Proven leadership, as well as managerial and organizational skills. • Knowledge of fiscal procedures and budgetary planning. • Knowledge of efficient personnel management techniques. • Computer fluency and working knowledge of basic accounting software. • Emotional maturity when working with children, parents and staff. • Ability to perform duties with sound judgment, persistence, integrity, tact and courtesy. • Demonstrated professional skills in the areas of curriculum planning, staff development, in-service training, program goal setting, lesson planning and performance appraisals.
This is a full-time, exempt position that offers major medical, dental and life insurance as well as pension and disability benefits.
Full details regarding work hours, paid vacation, salary and benefits will be addressed during the interview process and upon offer of employment.
To apply, please submit the following materials (in PDF or Word format) to Annemarie Flaherty at email@example.com or mailed to 4631 N. Overhill Ave., Norridge, IL 60706.
• Complete resume, including all schools, degrees and positions held. • One to two-page personal statement describing qualifications and educational philosophy. • Three professional references. • Completed Application for Employment (found on our website at www.norridgepk.com)
The Guest Service Representative is responsible for front line customer service. The Guest Service Representative is a part time IMRF employee working 25 hours per week. Work pace is moderate to busy depending on volume of customers during peak times of day and evening hours.
Hours:11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Essential Functions: Greet all patrons, members, and participants in a friendly and courteous manner as they enter the Prairie View Community Center.Process program registrations, and season passes, and other activities. Answer phones in a timely manner, directing the call to the appropriate person. Answer all patrons’ questions either in person or on the telephone, or direct patron to appropriate person or department for the question to be answered. Assist in refunds, and program cancellations.Process rental contracts, including checking availability, taking deposits, and completing paperwork. Assist other team members with participating in and preparing for Special Events. Copying, distribution of information or materials, and scheduling facilities.Maintains the general tidiness of the registration area.Complete additional tasks as assigned.
Gig Harbor, Washington
The Peninsula Metropolitan Park District (PenMet Parks) is located in western Washington on the southern tip of the Kitsap Peninsula, approximately 40 miles southwest of Seattle and 12 miles northwest of Tacoma. PenMet Parks is responsible for the planning, acquisition, construction and maintenance of park, open space and recreation facilities and the provision of recreation programs and events in the unincorporated areas outside of Gig Harbor city limits. The community prides itself on its remarkable atmosphere, natural beauty, exceptional schools, many parks, and beach areas. The city of Gig Harbor was named one of Smithsonian Magazine's Top Five Small Towns for culture, heritage and charm, and is a popular tourist destination.
PenMet Parks is governed by a five-member board of commissioners and provides management within 325.6 acres of parks, 143.23 acres of natural areas, 112.8 acres of special use facilities and 14.7 miles of trails. Programs provided by PenMet Parks include multiple youth sport leagues, adult soccer, basketball, and softball leagues, as well as STEAM camps and classes that teach coding, Lego, robotics, art, theater, music, and cooking. The district has a 2019 operating budget of $2.7 million, a capital budget of $3.3 million, and currently has the equivalent of 18.74 employees.
Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners, the Executive Director acts as the chief executive officer of the district, having overall responsibility for managing the district and directly assisting the board in the planning, organization, and administration of all government functions. The director ensures that the district’s mission and goals are incorporated into operational activities and services, and keeps the board informed of programs, activities and events.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in parks and recreation management, public or business administration, or a closely related field. A master’s degree in public administration or a related field is desirable. (Please see the position profile for the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities for this position.)
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. PenMet Parks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 15, 2019 (open until filled).
Employment Opportunity: Full-Time Executive Assistant
Hiring Range: $55,000 - $65,000 annual salary, DOQ Location: Triphahn Community Center & Ice Arena Address: 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 Closing Date: 08/30/2019 with anticipated starting date late Sept/early Oct FLSA Status: Exempt
The Hoffman Estates Park District is looking for a dynamic and experienced Executive Assistant to assist the Executive Director and administrative staff of an award-winning, innovative, and forward-thinking park district. The vacancy for this position comes with the retirement of the District’s current Executive Assistant, who has served in the position for over 10 years.
The Executive Assistant prepares board and committee meeting packets, correspondence and reports, coordinates meetings and conferences, and acts as liaison of the Executive Director and Board to district staff. Attendance at off-hour committee meetings, board meetings, and foundation meetings is required. Please see full job description for all essential functions.
Qualified candidates should be organized, passionate, and have a strong, autonomous work ethic. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products is required. Trust, integrity, and ability to work on confidential matters are crucial to this role.
This position receives a full benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance. IMRF participation with additional savings options through IMRF and Nationwide 457 are available. Complimentary usage of District facilities for the employee and dependents is extended.
Required Education and Experience: High School degree required; higher education preferred. A minimum of five years’ experience in the role of Executive/ Administrative Assistant within a park district or related field is required.
Apply online at heparks.org where the full job description can be viewed.
Hoffman Estates Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Responsible for accounts payable, payroll processing, cash receipts and accounts receivable functions, as well as providing other accounting and administrative assistance to the Superintendent of Finance and Technology and the District as needed. This is a part time position, typically working 24 hours per week Monday-Friday. Hours and days are based on District financial processing schedules and will be designated by the Superintendent of Finance and Technology. Salary based on qualifications.
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare and process all monthly accounts payable through financial software system, including preparation of payables listing for monthly Board Report. Process credit card statements and all electronic payments. Maintain District vendor list, assist with 1099 issuance and answer all vendor inquiries. Assist with general ledger coding of expenses. Maintain District vendor contracts and W-9 forms.
Process bi-weekly payroll through Paychex system. Prepare all payroll journal entries and process all electronic payments and reporting. Responsible for all necessary payroll reporting throughout the year.
Prepare daily cash deposits and maintain daily cash reporting log. Assist with monthly Fitness EFT program processing and non-payment resolution. Process all invoicing for the District and manage records, collection and reporting of all accounts receivables. Provide assistance during the annual audit process. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Associates degree with major coursework in Accounting, business or related field with a minimum of three years of comparable work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to operate all necessary office equipment, proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, attention to detail, solid organizational skills and problem solving capabilities, ability to work independently in an efficient and accurate manner and the ability to prepare and maintain confidential records and reports. Experience with Paychex, RecTrac and/or BS&A financial software is desired.
To apply or for more information, log onto www.warrenvilleparks.org, select the "Employment" from the drop down box of the "About Us" tab.