Job Title: Active Adult Coordinator Department: Recreation Classification: Part-Time, IMRF Eligible
Job Summary Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation and Revenue Facilities, the Active Adult Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, evaluating and supervising programs, events, classes, and seminars for the Active Adult population (55 and better) and Senior Club for the Addison Park District. The employee is accountable for the profit and loss of Active Adult programs.
Qualifications • Employee must have an associate’s degree or CPRP. Preference given to candidate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation or closely related field to adult/human development, active adult programming, etc. Combination of education and/or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities will also be considered. • Employee must have a minimum three (3) years of supervisory experience. • Employee must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel and the internet for research. • Employee must Demonstrated ability and thorough knowledge of program planning for active adults. • Employee must be First Aid, Adult CPR/AED certified or the ability to obtain within 6 months (District provided). • Employee must have a valid Driver’s License.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Employee must plan, organize, implement and oversee all Active Adult programming, trips and special events to meet the changing needs of the Active Adult community. • Employee must work with the Village of Addison’s Senior Commission, attend meetings and coordinate the implementation of eight to ten (8–10) Senior Events/Parties that are partially funded and supported through the Village of Addison’s Senior Commission. • Employee must be oversee the Senior Club by planning activities, coordinating meetings, implement and manage the membership data base and assist with the development, implementation and direction of the Senior Club Membership while adhering to the group’s mission. • Employee must oversee, coordinate, train, evaluate and coach staff and volunteers for Active Adult programs, activities and events. • Employee must prepare accurate program and facility information on Active Adults programs, trips and events for seasonal brochures and other miscellaneous marketing information. • Employee must prepare and write content for the Senior Highlights Active Adults Newsletter. • Employee must prepare department reports, board summaries, monthly reports, and periodic special reports, as needed. • Employee must analyze data to recommend fee structures, funding opportunities, operational policies, growth targets, programs and service offerings. • Employee must organize, prepare, present and manage any and all financials and budgets items pertaining to the Senior Fund and Active Adult services/programs in the Recreation budget. • Employee must order all necessary supplies for all Active Adult programs and services. • Employee must maintain and foster excellent customer service skills to ensure customer satisfaction and feedback on programming. • Employee must promote, organize and maintain great relationships with staff, patrons, community, community leaders, other agencies and interest groups serving the area. • Employee must perform all duties and functions in accordance with the Addison Park District’s Mission, Vision and Core Values to provide quality leisure services for all residents.
Secondary Duties & Responsibilities • Employee must have the initiative, persistence, creativity and the ability to inspire the best in others (employees and patrons). • Employee must proactively work with the Marketing Department to promote programs and services. • Employee must have the capacity to utilize effective time management skills and be able to work under the stress of multiple deadlines, requests from others and interruptions, with accuracy. • Employee must have the ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relations with both internal and external customers and other units of local government. • Employee must have the ability to communicate effectively within various settings, from one-on-one to group configurations. • Employee may attend two or three trips per year, only as needed. • Employee may serve on various district committees, as needed. • Employee must complete all other duties as assigned.
Due to a recent promotion, the Village of Lincolnwood's Parks and Recreation Department is seeking responsible and enthusiastic applicants for the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation position.
The Superintendent of Parks and Recreation is responsible for the administrative planning, operation, development and supervision of the Department’s recreation programs, events, parks and facilities. This position oversees two full-time Recreation Supervisors and indirectly oversees all of the Department’s part-time and seasonal staff.
The Superintendent of Parks and Recreation coordinates and oversees the Village's Turkey Trot 5K/10K, Park Patrol team, playground inspection process, and seasonal brochure development process; working nights and weekends as needed for programs and special events.
This position serves under the direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation and may assume duties of the Director of Parks and Recreation in his/her absence.
The candidate’s education and experience shall include a Bachelor of Science Degree in parks and recreation, leisure services (or a related field) and three to five years related recreation and/or parks management experience, including two years in a supervisory capacity. Aquatics experience preferred. Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred. Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) status preferred or must be secured within one year of employment.
The successful candidate will be highly organized and have the ability and mindset to: resolve differences and conflicts among staff members and with patrons, prioritize administrative projects and handle several projects at the same time, interpret technical procedures and government regulations, write reports and procedure manuals, effectively present information and respond to questions from stakeholders, and use a variety of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, RecTrac, E-Gov, and Laserfiche.
The salary range for this position is $74,920.12 to $98,894.56. This position is classified as a full-time, exempt, non-union position. All applicants must be able to work 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and attend some Commission and Board meetings before and after normal business hours.
The Village provides a comprehensive benefit packaging including medical, dental, and life insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Pension, ICMA-RC retirement plans, paid sick, vacation, and holiday time, Flex 125 plan, and more.
To review the complete job description, please visit https://bit.ly/2miKBQ7.
To apply, visit www.lincolnwoodil.org/employment. The final application deadline is Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Qualifications: Must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or a related field. All the necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible. Must have a valid drivers license. First-Aid/CPR/AED certification is preferred, but will train.
Duties: The Winfield Park District is offering a professional internship to students working towards a degree within the field of parks and recreation. The internship will provide a well rounded experience in park district operations, administration, public recreation, safety, facility management, special events, fiscal management, marketing, maintenance and program management.
Internship opportunities are available in the spring and summer.
To apply please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Dive Into a New Career with the YMCA
For over 135 years, the YMCA has been a pioneer and set the standard for aquatics and quality swim instruction. We rely on the expertise, passion, commitment and energy of our Aquatic Team Lead to continue this legacy and contribute to the health and wellness of our children, families and communities. As an Aquatic Team Lead, you will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the day-to-day operation of the aquatic programs.
We rely on our Aquatic Team Leads and other team members to help us achieve the mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago - to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through fitness and healthy living, academic readiness, character development and violence prevention. Our 19 membership centers across the city and suburbs, 5 camps, early learning, school-aged and other programs provide everyone with a safe place to swim, learn, play and grow.
Scope of Responsibilities:
Provide day to day coordination of aquatic programs. Act as a liaison between Aquatic Director and Aquatic Staff. Serve as a contact for all aquatic staff in the Aquatic Director’s absence. Assist in scheduling staff to ensure safety and quality program delivery. Assist in supervising aquatic staff as well as providing evaluation input. Teach aquatic classes or lifeguards as necessary. Assist in developing program materials and distributing program information. Assist in training new staff as well as providing ongoing trainings in accordance with training designs. Act as a primary responder in case of injury, accident, or illness and be knowledgeable of emergency procedures. Provide backup to lifeguards as needed in emergencies. Report injuries and complete required forms. Immediately notify a supervisor of any broken equipment or unsafe aspects of the pool. Assist in conducting all staff meetings and inservices as scheduled. Provide communication and training for membership staff regarding class registrations and programs. Ensure state and county standards are being adhered to. Child Abuse Prevention:
Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:
Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor Completing all child abuse prevention training as required Requirements:
Must have an Associate Degree with 1 to 3 years experience and some supervisory experience. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Current YMCA or ARC Lifeguard certification. Proficient in swimming and safety skills. Must pass a water skills test and written exam. Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers. Physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aide effectively. Physical mobility to properly use aquatic equipment to rescue a 200lb person. Physically able to see, hear, and communicate clearly. Able to read, write, and perform basic math to complete daily chemical logs and individual must possess strong organizational, budgetary, computer and communication skills, written and verbal. Ability to train swim and fitness instructors. Excellent communication and public relations skills. Requires the ability to obtain trainer-level certification in YMCA Swim Lessons: Fitness Classes, Youth & Adult, Preschool, and Child/Parent.
POSITION FOCUS: Responsible for overall management of fitness facilities, program, and events, throughout the district, including at Arlington Ridge Center (ARC), and community centers. Includes specialized fitness areas of TRX, spin/cycling, aqua fitness, group exercise, and personal training.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES • Manages the following areas of ARC: fitness center, fitness entry desk, and track. • Maintains ARC to a high level of cleanliness ensuring daily, weekly, monthly, and annual tasks are being completed in areas of responsibility. • Manages the preventative maintenance schedule for fitness equipment. • Hires, trains, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines direct reports • Organizes and runs quarterly meetings for all fitness staff. • Maintains updated and accurate records of instructor’s certifications. • Ensures that the fitness class schedule is current with industry trends and that it meets the needs of the participants/community. • Prepare fitness program information for the seasonal brochure • Orders replacement equipment as needed • Serves as a substitute for fitness instructors as needed • Prepares the yearly budget and planning for new equipment/classes • Evaluates program satisfaction through quarterly surveys • Answers questions regarding fitness • Prepares bi-weekly payroll and submits it to the Finance Department on a timely basis • Attends required trainings and meetings • Attends work on a regular basis • Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the employee handbook • Provides orientation and training to staff • Maintains required departmental records and records of programs and class participation statistics • Prepares and updates required staff and/or program manuals, as needed • Acts as a liaison with community groups and makes presentations as requested • Attends meetings and participates in IPRA, IAPD and local community agencies, associations and organizations • Attends professional conferences and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility and for continuing education
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of recreation programming and management • Good knowledge of program development • Strong knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of park and recreation administration • Good knowledge of the principles of financial management • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions • Strong knowledge of fitness programs, instructor certifications and current trends • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions • Ability to cooperate with and interpret Park District philosophies in relation to governmental, public and private groups and agencies and to the general public • Ability to hire, supervise, train and evaluate the work of professional, clerical and semi-skilled employees • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other supervisors and subordinate employees • Ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees, patrons, community groups and other units of local government. • Ability to work independently in day-to-day operations with general direction of the Superintendent of Recreation Facilities • Capacity to utilize effective time management skills and be able to work under the stress of multiple deadlines, requests from other departments and interruptions with accuracy • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relationships with both internal and external customers • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow staff and the public both orally and in writing • Capacity to be self-motivated and achieve goals with minimal supervision or direction • Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations • Ability to follow directions and communicate in English verbally and in writing and to read and understand materials printed in English • Capacity to utilize computer skills, including demonstrated proficiencies in word processing and basic spreadsheet and database applications • Capacity to proactively troubleshoot, problem solve and make sound judgments with respect to confidentiality • Ability to pass the Park District’s Defensive Driving training, in order to drive to various Park District locations
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING • BA/BS in Parks and Recreation, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Health Fitness or closely related field from an accredited college or university • CPRP Certification preferred • Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training • Must maintain a current Group Fitness Certification • A variety of specialty group fitness certifications is preferred (ex.Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, etc.) • Valid Illinois Class “D” Driver’s License • CPR, AED and First Aid Certifications required within six month of employment
INTERESTED CANDIDATES: Apply online at www.ahpd.org/jobs. You must attach a resume cover letter and names/contact information for three professional references