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 $75,000 to $95,000


 
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director, the Business Manager oversees the areas of finance, human resources, personnel, and information technology processes.
 
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Establish policies for fiscal controls and daily operation of the District
  • Prepare reoccurring and/or ad-hoc reports as required by the Executive Director 
  • Assist in the preparation of short and long range financial planning
  • Assist in the development and control of the annual operation budget
  • Analyze financial data and create reports for the departments as needed 
  • Provide monthly operating statement and cash report for the second monthly board report
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements and prepare monthly reconciling statements
  • Prepare, file, and publish financial reports as required by law
  • Prepare and file annual tax levy, budget and appropriation, prevailing wage rates ordinances and/or any other ordinances 
  • Supervise the semi-monthly Accounts Payable process, including, but not limited to, reviewing account coding versus budget coding, board approvals, actual payments versus budgeted amounts and checks
  • Review bi-weekly payroll reports prior to payroll payments
  • Review, create, and/or post daily income journals as well as periodic expense journals
  • Prepare monthly Business Manager Board Reports, attend board meetings, and respond to Board member inquiries and requests as needed 
  • Manage cash flow and invest available cash
  • Assist in preparation of annual bond disclosure
  • Coordinate all District vendor agreements and contracts 
  • Maintain, move, and set up office and computer equipment
  • Supervise the Human Resources Supervisor, Bookkeeper(s) and IT Specialist
  • Complete annual performance evaluations and wage change recommendations for all supervised employees
  • Process applicable transactions with complete understanding of department Cash handling Policy and Procedures
Marginal or Additional Responsibilities: 
  • Keep abreast of current and ongoing state, federal, and private matching funds programs that relate to park and recreation
  •  Keep current on the development of new state laws and general accounting changes 
  • Perform or assist with other projects or duties at the Executive Director’s discretion

LOCATION:  Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, 8125 W. 171st St, Tinley Park
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in basic accounting or related field is required
  • Five or more years of work experience in a related field is required 
  • Masters’ Degree in Public Administration and/or CPA designation is desirable
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional communication skills – both oral and written
  • Advanced understanding of government fund accounting
  • Working knowledge of information systems, budgets, planning, and reporting systems
  • General understanding of the Park District code, which includes Appropriation and Tax Levy Ordinance
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and math procedures
 
INCENTIVES:  The annual salary for this full-time position ranges from $75,000 to $95,000 a year depending on the qualifications of the applicant.  Full-time benefits include low-premium medical, dental, vision insurance; agency provided life insurance; IMRF retirement plan; generous PTO; health and wellness programs; complementary program registrations as well as complementary family memberships to Tinley Fitness, Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, Water Park, and Dog Park.
 
ABOUT US:  The Tinley Park-Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 55,000 residents with a wide variety of recreation facilities, programs, events, parks, and open spaces.  The Park District maintains over 40 parks, 33 ball fields, and several facilities, which include the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, Tinley Fitness, White Water Canyon Water Park, Canine Campus Dog Park, Tinley Junction Miniature Golf & Batting Cages, Vogt Visual Arts Center, and the Tinley Park Performing Arts Center.
 

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 Tinley Park-Park District

 Contact

Mary Ann Troc
708-342-4203
maryann.troc@tinleyparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $135,000

The Glenview Park District (population 63,000) is one of the most unique park districts in Illinois. Located 20 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, the Glenview Park District employs 115 full-time employees plus 750 seasonal and part-time employees. The Park District has an annual fiscal year budget of $45 million with approximately $32 million in operating budget plus a current capital budget of $7.8 million and debt service budget of approximately $5.4 million. The District enjoys an AAA bond rating from Moody’s Investor Services, is CAPRA and Distinguished Agency Accredited, a 2024 and 2019 Gold Medal Finalist, the 2022 Champion of Change winner, and an IPRA Exceptional Workplace recognized agency. 
 
The Executive Director is seeking a highly qualified, innovative, and visionary Division Director to lead Recreation and Museum Services, one of four major divisions of the organization. The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services reports directly to the Executive Director, oversees an operating budget of more than $10 million, while working closely with other Division Directors and seven elected Board members. 
 
The Recreation and Museum Services Division includes the Park Center Recreation Center, Schram Memorial Chapel, two outdoor and one indoor aquatic complex, The Grove National Historic Landmark with an interpretive center and 150-acre nature preserve, and the 18.8-acre Historic Wagner Farm. The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services has direct supervisory responsibility for three department directors and indirect supervisory responsibility for an additional 500 full-time staff and part-time staff.  The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services oversees recreation programs, activities and special events, facility rentals, animal care and is responsible for the coordination of resources, projects, policies, and procedures within the division. 
 
The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services will have:
  • Strong leadership ability and the ability to build a cohesive and productive team. 
  • Ability to build and sustain strong relationships with others, including staff, patrons, community stakeholders, board members, and other partnering agencies. 
  • Significant knowledge of recreational programming. 
  •  General knowledge of facility management, maintenance, and construction planning/project administration. 
  •  Outstanding communication skills including listening, speaking, writing, negotiating, public presentations. 
  •  Ability to identify and solve problems in an effective manner. 
  • Ability to effectively contribute to and execute District-wide plans and strategies.
 
Candidate Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation, tourism, public policy, or related field. 
  • At least ten years’ progressively responsible experience and a record of achievement in an organization of similar complexity to the Glenview Park District, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
  • At least three years’ experience in a high-level manager or director role. 
  • A Master’s Degree is desirable. 
  • Professional certification is preferred. 
  • Prior supervisory experience required. 
 
Salary Range and Benefits
The starting salary range for this position is $135,000 + depending on qualifications. The District offers an excellent benefit package including membership into the Illinois Municipal Retirement System (IMRF), optional 457 deferred compensation plans, a District provided vehicle, an expansive menu of health and wellness benefits and a commitment to on-going employee education and training. 

How to apply:
Open until filled. Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five (5) professional references. First review of applicants Monday, July 15, 2024. Questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to Steve Scholten, Vice President or Joe DeLuce, Vice President, and Executive Recruiter, GovHR USA. GovHR USA. TEL: 847-380-3240 ext. 185 or 155.

The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encourages diverse applicants.
 

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 Glenview Park District

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 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $67,859 - $95,004 DOQ



The Village of Orland Park, a progressive community of approximately 60,000 residents is a regional destination in the south suburbs and ranks #5 in total retail sales out of all of the Chicagoland Communities (excluding Chicago).  A nucleus for prominent dining, entertainment, and social scenes, this distinguished community boasts a unique blend of historic neighborhoods, upscale residences, and ever broadening businesses, amidst more than 700 acres of beautifully manicured parks and open lands.  In addition, Orland Park has received a number of accolades including: ranked as one of the Best Places to Live by Chicago Magazine (2013 & 2022), and Safest City in Illinois by Safety.com (2021).  Our esteemed Recreation Department seeks a responsible, mature, collaborative individual to join our team as a Financial Analyst.
 
The Financial Analyst will apply principles of accounting to prepare and analyze financial information and perform a variety of standard and complex technical accounting, finance, and administrative assignments as it relates to the Recreation Department’s multi-million dollar budget.  Partnering with management, cross-functional teams, and finance department staff this position is key to our success in delivering premier Recreational Services including an aquatic center, two fitness centers, numerous special events, special recreation programming, and adult/youth programming for the community.
 
Key Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Director of Recreation, this position works closely with all members of the Recreation management team as well as members of the Finance department and supervises and analyzes all accounting, budgeting and financial reporting activities for the Recreation Department; oversees all financial transactions for the Recreation Department’s operating budgets; and analyzes, reviews, and tracks recreation related capital expenditures.
 
Develops the Recreation Department’s annual budget, produces periodic budget reports, coordinates the budget process with department supervisors, establishes and maintains departmental budgetary timelines, analyzes and reviews submissions for accuracy and appropriateness, and coordinates with the Finance department.
 
Analyzes department expenses and revenues, develops revenue and expense reports, reports trends, prepares forecasts and makes recommendations as appropriate and prepares monthly and quarterly reports for the Recreation Department’s special events, programs, Sportsplex, Orland Park Health and Fitness, CPAC, and other department functions and business lines as needed.
 
Oversees daily financial operations, which include but are not limited to, reviewing expenditures, purchasing, payroll, revenue, cash, developing reports, maintaining records, and implementing controls.  Develops, administers and oversees policies and procedures for handling cash, issuing purchase orders, check requests, petty cash and any other issues relating to financial matters.  Maintains records on all of these processes and implements the proper internal control methodology.
 
Manages the accounting portion of the Recreation department’s software systems and reconciles with the village’s financial systems.  In addition, this position requires occasional evening or weekend hours to assist with Village wide or departmental special events.
 
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
 
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field along with six (6) years of related experience is required.  Municipal recreation department or park district finance/accounting experience is preferred.  Advanced skill in Microsoft Excel is necessary.  Experience with Active Net or other recreation software, in addition to Tyler Munis is preferred.  Strong analytical abilities are required.  Ability to maintain confidential information and work as a team with department members is also required.  Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines is required.
 
This position also requires the ability to analyze financial information and provide recommendations as appropriate.  In addition, must be able to coordinate financial tasks and provide direction to supervisory and other employees as needed.  We also seek knowledge of and skill in government fund accounting, finance, budgeting and internal controls and a working knowledge of computerized financial systems.
 
CPRP is preferred. 
 
Compensation & Benefits
 
Annual salary of $67,859 - $95,004 depending on qualifications. This full-time position is eligible for the Village of Orland Park’s generous and comprehensive employee benefits program which includes four (4) medical insurance options, employer paid dental, vision, life insurance, discounted Sportsplex membership and an employee wellness program.
Retirement benefits through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) are provided along with the option to participate in a voluntary 457(b) plan through Nationwide.
 
The Village of Orland Park also provides for paid vacation, personal, sick days, and holidays.
 
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply in a timely manner by visiting our career portal at https://www.orlandpark.org/jobs
 

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 Village of Orland Park

 Contact

RAY PIATTONI
708-403-6283
rpiattoni@orlandpark.org

 Closing Date

August 05, 2024

 $65,000-$80,000

Full Job description and information at https://pdf.ac/3TL1jb              
THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS IS SEEKING TO EMPLOY AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS, CHARACTERISTICS, AND TRAITS: A bachelor’s degree in park and recreation administration or related field. 1. Excellent time-management and priority setting skills. 2. Effective interpersonal skills. Must possess compassion and the ability to communicate effectively with all types of individuals. 3. Administrative skills based on positive human relations, interactive communication skills, and high public visibility. 4. Comprehensive planning skills and experience. Ability to assess community needs, research trends and innovative concepts as they apply to improvement of the agency operations and long-range planning. 5. Demonstrated skills in seeking and writing grants. 6. Demonstrated success in administration and budget management. Experience in the creation of a sound fiscal operation. 7. Strong personnel management skills, including the ability to assign personnel and delegate responsibilities with assurance and accountability. 8. Ability to enhance broad public understanding and support for the agency’s services and future needs via marketing and public relations initiatives. 9. Possesses a professional understanding and appreciation of the community’s diverse culture. Bilingual skills are a plus. 
To Apply:
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE MARKED PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL. ALL APPLICANT PACKETS MUST CONTAIN THE INFORMATION FOR FULL CONSIDERATION. EACH NUMBERED ITEM BELOW NEEDS TO BE ON A SEPARATE PAGE. PLEASE DO NOT BIND OR STAPLE. 
Formal letter of application indicating reasons you desire to be a candidate. 1. Current resume needs to include, but not be limited to, employment history, duties, number of employees supervised and budget amount managed. 2. Complete list of accomplishments/completed projects. 3. Provide 3 CURRENT (DATED) letters of recommendation. These written references ideally should include a balance of former employers, employees and board members. 4. You must also supply 3 PROFESSIONAL references with complete names, addresses and phone numbers. These references need to be different from those providing letters of recommendation and will be contacted by the selection committee upon receipt. 5. Typewritten responses to the following management questions. Please limit your responses to each question to one page. 6. Describe your management style. State and discuss your philosophy of parks and recreation. If you were chosen for the position, what steps would you take as the district’s new leader in your first 120 days? Complete set of up-to-date credentials which include legal proof verifying educational degrees. Transcript or copy of degree is acceptable. 
All applications and inquiries should be referred to: E-Mail Application to and if you have any questions, email: tdelk@broadviewparkdistrict.net 

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 Broadview Park District

 Contact

Tiara Delk
708-343-5637
tdelk@broadviewparkdistrict.net

 Closing Date

August 05, 2024

 $54,000-$66,000 (30 hour work week)

The Board of Commissioners of the Berkeley Park District, Cook County, Illinois is seeking to fill a new position of District Administrator. The position will serve as the Chief Executive of the agency, reporting to the elected five member Board. 

Berkeley Park District is located between the communities of Elmhurst and Hillside, 15 miles from downtown Chicago. The diverse community has approximately 5,500 residents. The Park District has two park locations and one program building, and currently one part time staff position. 

The position will lead the agency in expanding current levels of service and programming while guiding the agency through goal achievement as outlined in the January, 2024 Strategic Plan.  

Successful candidates will hold a degree from an accredited university in Park and Recreation Administration, Public Administration or a related field, and will have achieved increasingly progressive levels of executive and supervisory experience. 

The starting salary range is $54,000-$66,000, based on a 30 hour work week with a hybrid work schedule. Benefits are negotiable. 

To apply for the position, please email a cover letter expressing your interest, a resume, and three current professional letters of recommendation to Chuck Szoke, Interim Executive Director, to cszoke@BerkeleyParkDistrict.com. The position will remain open until filled, with a first review of application materials taking place on July 10.   

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 Berkeley Park District

 Contact

Chuck Szoke
815-545-4670
cszoke@berkeleyparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled