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 $67,000 - $75,000

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Position Summary: Provides system-level support of multiple systems including hardware and software tools, installation, configuration, maintenance and system analysis. This position provides input to the information technology roadmap helping to plan future actions for technology solutions.

Duties & Responsibilities: Responsible for managing network servers and technology infrastructure by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance, and repair while ensuring high availability and acceptable level of performance of critical applications and infrastructure resources. Supervises and works in coordination with a part-time IT Help Desk employee.

Position Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering or a related field, including five (5) years’ experience administrating Microsoft Systems or proven success in a Systems Administrator role. Possession of a valid Driver’s License is required. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) is desired, but not required.

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 Northbrook Park District

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Open Until Filled

 $18.00 per hour DOQ

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The City of Lake Forest is looking for a qualified professional to serve as a part- time Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for the efficient management of the Department’s financial software and reporting responsibilities. The duties will include managing Vermont Systems Rec Trac Registration system, daily, weekly, and monthly reporting, and refunds. This position will work closely with the City’s finance department.

Responsibilities Include: • Performing daily financial reporting • Performing monthly financial reporting • Managing daily bank deposits • Processing program refunds • Back up for payroll entry • Attend department special events when required • Performs other duties as required or assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • Ability to work up to 25 hours per week including evening and weekend hours when supporting events • Understanding of a sound recreation philosophy • Excellent customer service and communication skills • Proficient computer skills • Function in a team environment

Requirements: • High School Diploma required but Bachelor’s degree preferred • Previous experience in the RecTrac Registration system preferred

Applications can be picked up and submitted at The Lake Forest Recreation Department, 400 Hastings Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. Applications can also be downloaded at www.cityoflakeforest.com under the Parks and Recreation Tab.

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 The City of Lake Forest

 Contact

Joe Mobile
847-810-3941
Mobilej@cityoflakeforest.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $22.88 - $28.62

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Full-Time Position Location: Libertyville, IL Salary Range: $22.88 – $28.62 – $34.37 Application Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

SUMMARY The Buyer performs work purchasing a wide range of materials, supplies, services and equipment, at the most favorable price consistent with quality, quantity and specification requirements, for various District departments. Prepares, solicits and analyzes telephone quotations, Request for Quotations, Invitations for Bids and Request for Proposals. Work includes drafting of specifications for materials, supplies, services or equipment to be purchased, and critical analysis of responses to ascertain final award. Uses established vendors or investigates new sources. Serves as the technology expert for the division responsible for maintaining the Purchasing Division public website, intranet pages and document management system. Serves as the Division’s records retention contact. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting.

EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Procurement or closely related field. One year of experience in purchasing a wide variety of commodities and services. Good knowledge of laws governing public procurement, including applicable rules and regulations. Ability to establish schedules and to complete projects on a timely basis. Good knowledge of computer operations and software (word processing and spreadsheets) are required. Good typing skills are also required. Ability to obtain CPPB, Certified Professional Public Buyer through the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council. Must possess valid driver’s license.

HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at www.LCFPD.org. Applications are accepted only for posted positions. A completed application must be submitted by Friday, March 15, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

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 Lake County Forest Preserves

 Contact

Laurel Diver
847-968-3242
ldiver@lcfpd.org

 Closing Date

March 15, 2019

 Starting Range For the Position is $100,000-$125,000, commensurate with qualifications

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The Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR) is dedicated to improving the quality of life and, through advocacy and awareness, promoting a successful leisure lifestyle for individuals with disabilities. Since 1972, M-NASR has been providing fun, recreational opportunities to individuals of all ages with disabilities. M-NASR is an extension of the Des Plaines, Golf Maine, Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge and Skokie Park Districts as well as the Village of Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Personal Characteristics:

Administer and direct the programs and services of M-NASR within the framework of the policies enacted by the M-NASR Board of Directors. Represent the agency through continued contact with the public, community groups, and professional organizations. Responsible for the planning and operation of the entire agency and its personnel.

•Demonstrable ability to provide strategic leadership and long-range planning practices which anticipate future opportunities, issues, and concerns.

•Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Recreation Administration, Public or Business Administration or a related field. A Master’s Degree is desirable.

•Minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years of full-time experience in the field of Therapeutic Recreation, Parks and Recreation, or a related field with increasing responsibility in Management and Operations.

•NCTRC (National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification) or National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) certification is strongly preferred.

•Administer and execute the policies and procedures set forth by the M-NASR Board of Directors.

•Direct the operation of all M-NASR programs and services; supervises administrative operations relative to legal, personnel, fiscal, capital development, public relations planning and other business functions.

•Attend all meetings of the M-NASR Board of Directors. Respond to Board inquiries regarding policy execution, personnel issues, programs, fiscal operation and other concerns of agency staff before the Board of Directors.

•Oversee the development of a flexible program of recreational activities for all segments, groups, ages, and interest levels of residents with disabilities from the partner communities.

•Oversee, control, and administer the annual budget and related materials for the agency.

•Develop cooperative and effective relationship with the Liponi Foundation Board of Trustees, and guide the Liponi Foundation in managing and implementing its fund development strategy.

•Provide leadership to the agency’s staff, constituents, and volunteers.

•Develop cooperative and effective working relationships with community agencies and groups both public and private.

•Prepare and/or direct the preparation of periodic and special factual and analytical reports for the consideration of the M-NASR Board of Directors on subjects including, but not limited to, personnel, financial, programmatic, and capital projects.

•Conduct meetings at which attendance is required for all full-time and office staff.

•Interpret M-NASR policies, objectives, and procedures to professional staff.

•Develop and implement enabling procedures for effective execution of M-NASR Board policy.

•Effectively promote M-NASR programs and facilities.

•Analyze financial and funding needs.

•Determine long-range planning and capital development needs.

•Establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with M-NASR personnel and the general public.

•Recruit, hire, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of professional employees.

•Remain self-motivated and achieve goals with minimal supervision or direction.

•Perform other duties necessary for the efficient and effective operation of M-NASR, as assigned.

The Board of Directors of the Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation invites applications for the position of Executive Director. The Board is interested in the selected Executive Director to begin employment at the Association tentatively by June17, 2019. Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications should be marked Personal and Confidential. All applicant packets must be received by March 15th, 2019 and must contain the information below in order to meet the Board consideration. Each numbered item below needs to be on a separate page. Please do not bind or staple.

  1. Formal cover letter of application indicating reasons you desire to be a candidate.

  2. Current resume needs to include, but not be limited to, employment history, duties, number of employees supervised and budget amount managed.

  3. Provide at least 3 CURRENT (DATED) letters of recommendation. These written references ideally should include a balance of former employers, employees and Board Members.

  4. Please also provide 3 PROFESSIONAL references with complete names, addresses and phone numbers. These references need to be different from those providing letters of recommendation.

  5. Salary history for the past 5 years.

  6. Written permission to contact past employers and permission to have a criminal background check completed.

All applications or inquiries should be referred to:

Laura McCarty, M-NASR Board President, Village of Lincolnwood, 6900 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincolnwood, IL. 60712, lmccarty@lwd.org, 847-745-4724

Excellent benefit package is offered.

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 Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation

 Contact

Laura McCarty
847-745-4724
lmccarty@lwd.org

 Closing Date

March 15, 2019

 $35,000-$41,500 DOQ

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Purpose of Position: The purpose of this position is to manage all aspects of the department including but not limited to operations, plan, budgeting, staffing and payroll in accordance with City of Palos Heights policies and procedures. The Office Manager provides leadership and support to all members of the Front Office, implements and enforces standards of excellence in all areas supervised.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

•Manage and monitor activities of all employees in the Front Office Department making sure they adhere the standards of excellence and to the polices and procedures set in the City of Palos Height’s Personnel manual

•Directs, supervise and evaluate the performance of the Front Office Staff

•Maintain a professional and high quality service oriented environment at all times

•Resolve complaints, disturbances, special requests or other issues that may arise

•Work closely with other Departments to improve guest services and foster cross departmental communication

•Conduct bi-monthly Front Office Department in-services informing staff of all activities and updates and reinforce the standards of excellence and promote a strong team atmosphere and culture

•Provide the Front Office Staff with the tools they need to be successful in their position

•Undertake full responsibility for monthly installment billings on activities

•Undertake full responsibility of supplying the City of Palos Height’s Finance Department with all Recreation Department’s Purchase Orders

•Attend Recreation Advisory Board meetings on a monthly basis

•Prepare and distribute Recreation Advisory Board and Recreation Committee Board Packets

•Set front office budget including staff wages, office supplies and facility income

•Be aware and able to enforce all fire-life-safety procedures. Ensure Front Office Staff is fully trained in emergency procedures

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions: •Ability to positively promote the image of Palos Heights Parks and Recreation Department

•Ability to organize and direct work of self and others; including the ability to mentor employees and foster team building

•Ability to communicate effectively on an individual or group basis

•Ability to operate a personal computer utilizing work processing, spreadsheets and other software applications as may be necessary to perform essential job functions

•Ability to calculate decimals and percentages; ability to compute discounts and handle money

•Ability to operate a motor vehicle to conduct work activities

•Ability to utilize a variety of references in order to make managerial and professional decisions

Qualifications Required to Perform Essential Job Functions: •Minimum of 2 years administration assistant/secretarial experience

•3-5 years supervisory experience required

•Minimum of 2 years of experience in the Parks and Recreation setting and a 4 year college degree preferred

•Strong MS office skills including word, excel, power point and VSI (Rec Trac 3.1)

•Possess strong written and verbal communication skills

•CPR/AED/First Aid certified within 60 days of hire

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 City of Palos Heights Parks & Recreation

 Contact

Joe Smith
(708) 361-1807
jsmith@palosheights.org

 Closing Date

March 1, 2019