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 Starting salary $45,000-$58,000/annually plus benefits

The Alsip Park District is seeking qualified individuals to apply for the Athletic Supervisor Position.  This is a full time position.
 
Qualifications:  A minimum of 2 years of experience at the supervisory level with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration or related field preferred, certification as a CPRP desirable.  Valid Illinois Driver’s License required.
Good written and oral communication skills.  Exceptional skills in working tactfully and harmoniously with subordinates, co-workers, supervisors, department heads, Board of Commissioners and community supporters.
 

Duties:  The Athletic Supervisor is a full-time position under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation.  The Athletic Supervisor is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating all athletic programs: youth, adult, special events, instructional programs and sports camps. The position will also supervise, maintain and facilitate all daily operations of Commissioner’s Park Concession Stand along with softball and soccer fields. This position is responsible for recruiting, training, supervising and evaluating all athletic staff: site supervisors, concession staff, instructors, officials and volunteer coaches.  Must be able to complete program budgets for all programs under their direct supervision and evaluate and maintain all athletic equipment and supplies.  This position will work a minimum of forty hours a week, Monday through Friday and evenings and weekends as required.  

Contact:                    Please mail or e-mail cover letter, resume and references to:

                                    Jennifer Torres
                                    Superintendent of Recreation
                                    12521 South Kostner
                                     Alsip, IL  60803
 
                                    Phone:  708-389-1003
                                    Contact Email:  jtorres@alsipparks.org
                                    Contact Fax:  708-389-1529

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 Alsip Park District

 Contact

Jennifer Torres
708-389-1003
jtorres@alsipparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000 - $55,000, DOQ

Description: The Park Ridge Park District has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join its team as the full-time Fitness Supervisor. The selected individual is responsible for the overall development, planning and implementation of the Centennial Fitness Center fitness programs; this includes group fitness class programming, personal training, specialty fitness, and children's sports and fitness programs.


Qualifications: Two to three years of related management and group fitness/personal training experience. Certified Personal Trainer and/or Group Fitness Instructor Certification preferred (ACE, NASM/AFAA). Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office software. Ability to obtain CPR/AED/First Aid instructor certification within one year of hire. CPR/AED Certified or ability to obtain certification within 90 days. Knowledge of or ability to learn Vermont Systems (RecTrac) registration software, MSI accounting software, and Paycom payroll software. Advanced level of written and verbal communication in the English Language is required.


Education: Bachelor's degree in Recreation & Park Administration, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or alternatively a related field.


Availability: This position works a non-traditional work week including nights and weekends based on programming and facility needs.


Benefits:  We offer a generous health plan effective the first day of employment in addition to many other benefits including a pension through IMRF.


View Full Job Description and Apply:  Fitness Supervisor (full-time, exempt) (paycomonline.net)


The Park Ridge Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Park Ridge Park District

 Contact

Justin Schuring
847-692-5136
jschuring@prparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000-$56,000

Recreation Supervisor –Events & Community Engagement
Department: Recreation
Supervisor: Superintendent of Recreation
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Updated: 3/2024

Apply online HERE

SUMMARY:
The Recreation Supervisor – Events & Community Engagement is directly responsible for the creation and implementation of special events and community engagement programming. This is an at-will position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
ADMINISTRATIVE:
• Aid the Superintendent of Recreation in directing events that satisfy the needs of the community.
• Responsible for the administration, organization, development, and implementation of the Recreation Department’s special events and community outreach programs so they run successfully and are interesting and rewarding for the community and participants.
• Review all event needs and take action to improve.
• Represent the Park District on the City’s Community Events Foundation committee.

PERSONNEL:
• Directly supervise programs and events including on nights and weekends.
• Interview and hire part-time program staff.
• Educate staff on the Mission, Vision, and Values of the District.
• Evaluate staff annually.
• Develop and update job descriptions as needed.
• Develop and maintain good working relationships among staff.

PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS:
• Understand basic philosophies of Park District programs and services.
• Develop rapport with Community Center patrons along with the Community.
• Responsible for developing & proofing of program information for the program guide three (3) times a year.
• Through leadership and personal relationships encourage part-time staff to promote positive community relations.
• Promote programs through a variety of marketing techniques, including flyers, social media, and email.
• Community outreach, developing programs for non-engaged areas of the community.
• Develop relationships and collaborate with key community participants, such as police/fire and school/library districts to fully maximize community engagement.
• Assist marketing and communications department in promoting events and securing sponsorships.

AREAS AND FACILITIES:
• Responsible for supervision of the Community Center as assigned.
• Make recommendations to the Superintendent of Recreation regarding purchase of equipment or facility enhancements.
• Make recommendations regarding purchase of equipment for programming or facility enhancements.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:
• May occasionally fill in as building supervisor.
• May occasionally need to help with a facility set up.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
• It is the responsibility of all Park District employees to pick up litter throughout the building, grounds, and facilities of the District.
• Staff is expected to help with the successful implementation of programs, parks, and services across program areas and between departments.

SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS:
• All employees are responsible for implementing the policies and procedures that pertain to safety and health.
• Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that their employees follow the established safety rules.
• First Aid, CPR, and AED Certification required.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS:
• Should have ability to work with other people under stressful situations.

PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS:
• Should be able to sit at least 80% of the day.
• Should be able to lift 25 pounds.
• Job includes repetitive hand movements.
• Facility set-ups include lifting, twisting, bending, and squatting.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS:
• Most activities are done indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS:
• Should exhibit good problem-solving abilities and good judgment in keeping with the Park District mission.
• Should be able to follow directions from supervisor and co-workers.

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 Rolling Meadows Park District

 Contact

Conor Cahill
847-818-3208
ccahill@rmparks.org

 Closing Date

July 31, 2024

 56,885 - $78,560 DOQ

Apply online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lakeforestil/jobs/4570116/sailing-director-head-coach

Lake Forest Sailing is a US Sailing Certified Community Sailing Center with a strong focus on community learn to sail and youth racing programs with an opportunity and support to expand in all areas of our programming. Our mission at Lake Forest Sailing is to grow the sport within our community while provide everything needed for a sailor to reach their maximum potential.

Lake Forest Sailing operates coach boats, prams, Optis, ILCAs, 29ers and a fleet of brand new C420s. We also have several small keelboats and recreational watercraft in our inventory.

LEAD THE TEAM
Play a leadership role in shaping the future of sailing in Lake Forest. Shape the program to continue to be a leading community asset and nationally recognized program.

RACE FOR YOURSELF
Lead a team that encourages continued education and supports additional learning avenues for staff. Plan for the expansion of our program and assets to best meet the needs of the Lake Forest community.

NAVIGATE & EXPLORE
Work in a beautiful setting with others passionate about sailing excellence.


Examples of Duties

LFS is looking for a full-time Sailing Director & Head Coach who will lead, coach, support, and grow our comprehensive sailing programs. In partnership with the Lakefront Program Manager, a successful candidate will have the ability to:


  • A leader that can be the face of Lake Forest Sailing within our community.
  • Lead & grow our community sailing program.
  • Serve as the head coach and coordinator for our youth racing teams.
  • Work with the Program Assistant to
    • Develop the Adult Sailing programs & opportunities.
    • Administer watercraft permits.
    • Manage operations of Launch Basin, Boating Center, and Boat Storage Areas
  • Recruit & manage summer learn to sail staff, dockhands, and race coaches.
  • Lead the planning of regattas, clinic hosting, marketing, & fundraising initiatives.

Qualifications

  • US Sailing Level 1 Instructor or Higher 
  • Safe Sport Certification
  • Ability to travel frequently, tow trailers, and work weekends/after school hours during sailing season (March-November)


Salary Range: $56,885 - $78,560
Full salary range for this position is $56,885-$78,560.
Starting salary dependent on qualifications. Annual progression based on merit.
Interested candidates should apply at once – the position is open until filled.

The City of Lake Forest is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, age, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification, family status, or military status.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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 City of Lake Forest

 Contact

Brina Diaz
847-810-3530
diazb@cityoflakeforest.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $16-$18/hour, DOQ

JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Glenview Park District:
Senior Center Program Coordinator          
Park Center East Wing 
(Part-Time)
 
JOB SUMMARY
We are excited to offer a Program Coordinator position at The East Wing Senior Center. The mission of our Center is to enhance the lives of seniors in our community through friendship, knowledge and recreation. This role is responsible for planning, coordinating, and supervising programs, events and trips at the Senior Center as well as providing general clerical support and registration of participants.
 
JOB DUTIES TO INCLUDE
  • Building & maintaining positive relations with Senior Center staff, board and members. 
  • Planning, coordinating, setting-up and supervising assigned programs and events at Senior Center.
  • Maintaining seasonal schedule of fitness classes.
  • Planning and chaperoning 18-20 trips per year.
  • Preparing internal marketing materials and publishing/posting.
  • Being present and assisting with assigned events at the Senior Center.
QUALIFICATIONS
The best applicants will have at least a high school diploma or equivalent along with some college.  Prior experience in a senior center environment, event planning, recreational programming highly desirable.  Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, planning, and marketing skills a must.  A valid Illinois driver’s license required.
 
SCHEDULING & PAY
This is a year round, part time position, working approximately 25 hours/week.  Applicants must be available for a typical work schedule of Monday – Friday and occasional evenings and weekends. Target hiring range is $16-$18/hour DOQ (depending on qualifications). Complimentary fitness center membership, indoor and outdoor pool membership and additional facility discounts! 
 
APPLY ONLINE
Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Jack Scherer 224-521-2554
 
If interested, please apply early.  Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 

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 Glenview Park District

 Contact

Jack Scherer
jack.scherer@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled