ABOUT US: The Crystal Lake Park District is largest park district in McHenry County. The district owns and manages over 1,400 acres of land spread among 43 sites. There are 58,000 residents living in the park district boundaries, including all of Crystal Lake and Lakewood, a portion of Lake in the Hills and some unincorporated areas. The park district has 13 buildings for programming, 21 playgrounds, 2 splash pads, 15 tennis courts and 14 basketball courts.
JOB SUMMARY: The Lippold Park/Athletic Supervisor, under the direction of the Manager of Recreation Facilities, is responsible for the planning, organization and supervision of specific assigned recreation programs. Responsible for the program areas to include but are not limited to the following: Boncosky Complex Management to include CLPD Leagues, Tournaments, Beer Garden, Special Events (races, fundraisers, etc.); Management of the Golf Learning Center (range/green, inventory/ordering product and closures); All Lippold Park Field Rentals; Batting Cages; youth and adult athletic programs and leagues as assigned. Accountable for profit and loss of designated areas. Direct supervisor of part time and seasonal employees.
QUALIFICATIONS: The best applicants will have a Bachelor of Science degree in recreation and park administration, leisure studies or related field. Minimum of three years full time experience with a community service agency in recreation management preferred. Possess a thorough knowledge of the theory and philosophy of recreation and park management and the ability to interpret this philosophy to others. Knowledge of the principles of leisure programs leadership and knowledge of leisure program developmental principles. A sound background in financial management and budgetary techniques as well as knowledge of personnel management practices is mandatory.
SCHEDULING AND PAY: This is a full-time, exempt position. Scheduling is generally Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Some weekends and evenings are required. Target hiring range is $46,756.00 - $58,445.00, based on qualifications.
BENEFITS WE OFFER:
• Medical Coverage
• Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • Telehealth Coverage • Group Life Insurance • Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • Colonial Life Indemnity Plans • Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) • Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Days • Sick Days • Personal Days • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • Tuition Reimbursement
TO APPLY: Please visit us at www.crystallakeparks.org – go to “join us” then “Job & Volunteer Opportunities” to complete an online job application.
This position will be open until filled. The Crystal Lake Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer