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 $16.50/hr

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To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Cole Administration Center Pay Rate: $16.50/hour minimum hourly rate Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Qualifications: Must be a responsible and reliable person. Must possess a high school diploma; some college coursework preferred. Requires strong people and customer service skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and the public. Possess general office skills, good phone etiquette, good typing skills, filing, copying, faxing, and general math skills. Strong computer skills especially with MS Word and Excel. Will be required to learn the RecTrac Recreation Software. Attention to detail, accuracy, and dependability are required. Previous cash handling experience preferred. Previous retail experience a plus. Ability to maintain discretion with regard to confidential matters and/or information. Will be trained to handle membership inquiries and answer general membership questions. Bi-lingual Spanish is helpful. The successful candidate must be able to project a professional appearance. Must have reliable transportation to and from work.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Sr. Accounting Manager, the Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for providing customer service to anyone who entering or calling the facility seeking information or assistance. Will accept and process registrations by enrolling people in various programs into the RecTrac Registration System, accept payments for fees and registrations and process scholarships, receipts and acknowledgements. Provide clerical support to Administration and Finance staff. This is an at-will position.

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 Fox Valley Park District

 Contact

Lisa Santoria
630-966-4517
lsantoria@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

January 31, 2019

 $52,000 to $63,000 per year

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Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, Facilities and Safety Services, the Facility Services Manager is responsible for overseeing the overall operations of critical facility services i.e. fitness, racquet sports, pool, beach on revenue growth, membership, rentals, etc. The Facility Services Manager will support the district in offering the highest level of customer services and ensuring they have the tools they need to be successful. Also, this position is responsible for providing significant support and guidance to enhance revenue growth within a strategy. This position is critical to the overall success of the Park District by setting the tone for our guests’ experiences and approach to operating facilities. The Facility Services Manager will have a fantastic opportunity to evaluate all existing facility practices for improvement and approaches to facility management while emphasizing customer service, revenue growth and marketing in a new way.

The ideal candidate must have the ability to meet and/or establish strategic initiatives to execute the agency’s vision, mission and Strategic Plan, provide visionary leadership, establish guidelines for guest services, handle personnel matters efficiently and effectively, maintain attention to detail in registration needs, and have a good understanding of facility management to assist the organization in revenue growth.

Qualifications Graduate of a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Recreation/Leisure Studies or a closely related field. Five (5) years or more full-time experience in community recreation, non-for-profit agency, government agency, and/or facility management with extensive experience in revenue growth, customer service, memberships, supervision, rentals, vending, fitness, racquet sports and/or training.

Compensation Hiring range is $52,000 to $63,000. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Position includes an excellent benefit package.

Hours Full-time, salaried position that requires nights and weekends. 40 hours/week. Typical schedule is Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. once and/or twice per month with an opportunity to flex the work schedule during specific weeks. However occasional nights, weekends and holidays will be required due to operational needs.

Contact To apply, please go to our website: www.lakebluffparks.org

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 Lake Bluff Park District

 Contact

Bob Baxa
630-234-5559
hr@lakebluffparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000

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RECREATIONAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Park District of Oak Park has developed an intensive, highly competitive 12-month rotational program specially designed to attract top graduates to pursue an accelerated pathway to career development. The program consists of rotations designed to make the participant well-rounded and knowledgeable in all functional areas of a Park District. This program integrates customized professional rotations, continuous leadership development and hands-on practical experience to help you grow as a professional and add value to the Park District of Oak Park. The program stresses professional development, leadership, collaboration, excellence, transparency and agility. Our goal is to attract and develop the best future leaders in the industry.

Rotational Tracks: Administration, Finance, Marketing, Customer Service, Recreation, Special Facilities (Ice Rink, Pools, Gymnastics), Human Resources, Risk Management and Parks & Planning.

Qualifications: Graduate Students with impending Graduate's Degree or current Graduate with an Advanced Degree obtained within the past 2 yeas in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Sports Management or similar degree. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Demonstrated record of achievement in academics and previous internship/work experience. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. The Fellowship Program offers you the opportunity to occupy a 12-month contractual position consisting of one-year formal training plan designed to let you experience both personal and professional growth in an Illinois Distinguished Accredited, National Gold Medal and CAPRA Accredited Park District.

The anticipated salary is $45,000 with two weeks of vacation and opportunity to attend industry specific conferences and trainings. The schedule will be flexible to align with the rotational objectives. We are accepting applications through March 1, 2019.

Apply online at www.pdop.org.

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 Park District of Oak Park

 Contact

Paula Bickel
7087252028
paula.bickel@pdop.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $92,700-$101,970

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Responsibilities: The Superintendent of Finance is appointed by and reports to the Executive Director. This position is responsible for the overall planning, management, operation, administration, maintenance, and development of the District’s comprehensive financial systems and controls. This includes, but is not limited to, accounting of revenues and expenses, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, budget appropriations, capital allocations and spending, investment portfolio, financial forecasting, and program and facility registrations. The Superintendent of Finance oversees the Finance Department consisting of five full-time and one part-time staff and the Customer Service Division including five full-time and numerous part-time staff members.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a BA/BS in Accounting, Public Finance, business or related field of equivalence; a Master’s Degree, CPA, or CPRP preferred; minimum ten (10) years of progressive experience in public finance or comparable experience; minimum five (5) of these years with leadership and management of full time staff experience.

Please read the brochure for a full- description of the District and the Position. https://www.palatineparks.org/rccms/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/JP_SuperintendentOfFinance_W19.pdf

Candidates should apply online at https://www.palatineparks.org/rccms/employment/ with a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.

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 Palatine Park District

 Contact

Peter Cahill
8474966262
pcahill@palatineparks.org

 Closing Date

January 31, 2019