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 Starting Salary $42,000-$48,000

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Salary Range: $42,000.00-$57,000.00

Starting Salary Range: $42,000.00-$48,000.00 (Note: Must be within the first 40% of the Salary Range.)

Working Hours: The Athletic Manager is a Full Time position working a minimum of 40 hours per week. The scheduled work hours for this position are Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, including ½ hour unpaid lunch.

Summary: The Athletic Manager is responsible for managing all children, youth and adult athletic programs, camps, special events, leagues, platform tennis program and facility, park rentals, intergovernmental and private school utilization and scheduling, and batting cage reservations for the Park District, directly managing program and facility staff and volunteers.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in park and recreation or closely related field. A minimum of 3 years experience in recreation programming management with preference given to those individuals with a parks and recreation background. Basic knowledge of computers. A valid Illinois State Driver License (Class D). Ability to become a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) within 1 year.

Immediate Supervisor: The Athletic Manager reports to the Superintendent of Recreation. All athletic & platform tennis contractors; seasonal program, platform tennis, and facility rental staff, and volunteers reports directly to the Athletic Manager.

Essential Functions:
1. Prepare board reports, financial reports, and administrative reports for the board and/or committee meetings. 2. Communicate with the Superintendent of Recreation regularly on Park District matters. 3. Prepare and maintain the fiscal control of the recreation department budget in the areas of athletic programs, special events, camps, leagues, platform tennis, and park and facility rental operations. 4. Prepare payroll for all staff directly reporting to this position. 5. Plan and prepare performance appraisals. 6. Recruit, hire, train, and coach employment of Park District personnel. 7. Directly manage all athletic children, youth and adult programs, special events, and leagues. Develop, implement, and directly manage program curriculum. 8. Develop, implement, and directly manage leagues, including but not limited to Softball, Volleyball, Bocce, Platform Tennis, and Pickleball. 9. Directly manage all seasonal program staff & volunteers, and directly supervise athletic contractors. 10. Directly purchase all program supplies. 11. Directly manage the travel and recreation basketball programs. Serve as the liaison on the Youth Basketball Committee. 12. Serve as the liaison with all youth sport organizations. Regularly meet with organizations to schedule field needs and special events. Establish field use and light use schedule in accordance with the Park District Field Use Policy. Submit monthly invoices for field and light use. 13. Develop, implement, and directly manage the platform tennis program, including: membership, house and travel leagues (levels, flights, rankings), special events, and lessons. Directly supervise platform tennis pros, contractors, and volunteers. Serve as the liaison on the Platform Tennis Committee. 14. Directly manage the rentals for all parks and facilities. Directly manage facility rental staff. 15. Work with the Communications & Marketing Supervisor to effectively market all athletic programs, camps, special events, leagues, and platform tennis. Develop and submit seasonal Fun Guide, monthly newsletter, fliers, and social media information to the Communication and Marketing Supervisor. Solicit youth basketball program sponsors. 16. Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in all communications. 17. Collaborate and coordinate program space with local schools.
18. Research, utilize, and manage current software for batting cages, rankings, and scheduling. 19. Promote a quality loss control/safety program for the Park District. 20. Perform any duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Marginal Functions: 1. Attend Park District meetings as necessary. 2. Conduct regular staff meetings. 3. Represent the Park District in various public forums. 4. Assist the registration desk with registration and customer service. 5. Substitute for the Superintendent of Recreation, Administrative Assistant, or program staff if they are unable to perform their work.

Psychological Considerations: 1. Must provide team leadership. 2. Ability to work effectively in a climate of political assertiveness and interaction, requiring timely administrative responsiveness and flexibility. 3. Must be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment. 4. Must be able to deal with people under stressful and demanding situations. 5. Must be able to function under stressful situations when first aid or CPR is required.

Physiological Considerations: 1. Perform tasks that require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching, and sitting. 2. Drive a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. 3. Perform lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Considerations: May be exposed to the elements when driving to meetings, supervising a program, or at an outdoor site; these conditions include lighting, humidity, and temperature.

Cognitive Considerations: The Athletic Manager must exhibit good problem solving ability and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District.

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 River Forest Park District

 Contact

Karen Stille
708-366-6660x105
kstille@rfparks.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $42,000-45,000

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TO APPLY PLEASE GO TO WWW.DTPD.ORG and click on Job Opportunities icon

POSITION SUMMARY The Recreation Supervisor works under the direction of the Recreation Manager. The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the overall direction and administration of District recreation programs including Saturday Live, Concerts in the Park, Day Camps, and the Circle of Friends before and after school program. This position directly supervises numerous part-time and seasonal program staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A. Develop, implement, supervise and evaluate assigned recreation programs. B. Recruit, hire, train, supervise and evaluate part-time and seasonal recreation staff. C. Prepare and submit to the Recreation Manager the annual budget for all areas of responsibility. D. Monitor revenue and expenses for all areas of responsibility. E. Assist the Recreation Manager with planning and be present at assigned special events. F. Maintain inventory and order program equipment and supplies as necessary. G. Prepares written reports as assigned by the Recreation Manager. H. Prepares seasonal brochure information and creates publicity materials in cooperation with the marketing department. I. Conducts required training and safety programs as established and recognized by the Dundee Township Park District. J. Develops general knowledge of Park District programs to respond to specific questions or direct guests to the appropriate staff member. K. Complies with all safety and loss prevention policies.
a. Inform supervisor of any unsafe conditions or hazardous work procedures.
b. Correct any unsafe conditions, if possible, and instruct co-workers on safety procedures. L. Attends professional conferences and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility. M. Completes all additional duties as prescribed by management. N. Assists other Park District employees when needed.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS

A. Employee must be able to follow directions and communicate in English both verbally and in writing. B. Employee must have the ability to read and understand materials printed in English. C. Employee must possess good problem solving skills and have the capacity to act rationally and calmly in high stress and/or emergency situations. D. Must have the ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships and to promote and maintain high morale and enthusiasm. E. Employee represents the Dundee Township Park District in a professional manner.   WORK ENVIRONMENT The position’s office is located at Randall Oaks Recreation Center, however this position is required to travel to other DTPD properties to supervise and evaluate programs, staff, volunteers and/or instructors. The position may be exposed to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions while attending job related activities away from the office. The general noise level in the work environment is normal office setting, but can go to high in some areas depending on location and events, either while attending activities or from adjacent work areas. The general work environment is indoor with outdoor influences. Works in a fast paced environment, may be required to work in confined and/or narrow spaces. Some exposure to chemicals or other potentially dangerous materials utilized in the manufacturing of arts and crafts or routine maintenance of supplies. Parking for position may be up to one to two blocks from work area.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, or closely related field; minimum 3 plus years’ experience required in recreation program management or a combination of education, experience, training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to program, design and plan activities, ability to assign, coordinate and supervise the work of subordinates and volunteers and/or instructors. First Aid, CPR and AED certification is required or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire. This position requires a valid and maintained Illinois Driver’s License, minimum classification “D”.

HOUR STANDARDS

This is a full-time position, year round position, 40 hours exempt position. This position is generally Monday through Friday, may include weekends and/or holidays. Hours are dependent on business needs, but will include day, night, weekends and holidays.

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 Dundee Township Park District

 Contact

Michelle Eckelberry
8474287131
meckelberry@dtpd.org

 Closing Date

October 31, 2018

 34,000-$41,000

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The Wildwood Park District is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated individual to manage programs, special events and front office operation. The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the creation, development and management of Preschool, Youth, Teens, Day Camp, Adult, Fitness and Special Events. Candidates should possess the ability to multi-task and be a self starter with the desire to develop programs and special events for the community. The schedule will include evening and weekend hours as required by programming needs.

Qualifications: Degree in Leisure Studies, Recreation Management or related field from an accredited university. Experience in a recreation setting preferred.

Interested applicants please send cover letter, resume and three references to Colleen Broderick, Executive Director, Wildwood Park District, 33325 N. Sears Blvd., Wildwood, IL 60030 or email cbroderick@wildwoodparkdistrict.com.

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 Wildwood Park District

 Contact

Colleen Broderick
847-223-7275
cbroderick@wildwoodparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10-$15/Hour

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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS PARK DISTRICT invites applications for the position of:

Arlington Muskie Assistant Swim Coach

SALARY: $10.00 - $15.00 Hourly OPENING DATE: 09/14/18 CLOSING DATE: 10/12/18

JOB OVERVIEW: The Arlington Heights Park District is seeking an Assistant Muskie Swim Team Coach for the winter 2018-2019 swim season. Hours are are weekday and weekend evenings with occasional weekend daytime hours for swim meets. Hours will vary but are usually between 6 and 15 per week depending on the swim meet schedule. The season runs October through mid-March. Must be available evenings during the spring and fall for pre- and post-season programming. Must attend swim meets which are held on weekend afternoons.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Supervises the swimmers during practices, meets and any Muskie swim periods. Records swimmers' meet results and distributes award ribbons to their age group as outlined in the Ribbon Procedure. Leads daily practices, utilizing workouts as outlined in the Muskie Swim Team Manual. Creates line-ups for all swim meets. Coordinates swim meet volunteers for home swim meets. Assists with the preparation, operation and clean-up of home swim meets. Communicates with the Recreation Supervisor - Aquatic Programs, other Muskie coaches, parents and swimmers. Attends and participates in all required meetings and trainings. Records swimmers' meet results, as outlined in the Ribbon Procedure. Reports unusual maintenance problems or other irregularities to the Aquatic Program Supervisor or the Aquatic Facilities Supervisor. Attends work on a regular basis.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum age of 18 is required. High school graduate or G.E.D. Minimum of one two two years experience in competitive swimming. Swim coaching experience preferred. Strong knowledge of competitive swimming. Thorough knowledge of emergency and auxiliary services available in the community when needed in emergency situations. Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. CPR (Infant, Child and Adult) and First Aid Certification. Capacity to perform CPR, first aid and water lifesaving skills when required. Capacity to work harmoniously with other aquatic staff. Ability to instruct, coach, supervise and evaluate swimmers. Ability to assign, train, supervise and evaluate coaching staff. Ability to respond to inquiries and requests received from the general public. Capacity to provide a high level of customer service to internal and external customers. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees, children and the general public. Ability to work with general direction from immediate supervisor. Capacity to work and maintain composure in periods of high activity and in emergency situations. Capacity to follow through on tasks to completion. Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relationships with supervisors and co-workers. Capacity to be self-motivated and achieve assigned goals. Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations. Ability to follow directions and communicate in English verbally and in writing. Ability to read and understand materials printed in English. Capacity to proactively resolve problems, if authorized to do so, or to refer problems to immediate supervisor.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION AND PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Standing, walking and sitting for sustained periods of time while completing work. Repetitive hand/arm movements such as when demonstrating swimming strokes. Some bending, kneeling and reaching for items off floor and high shelves. Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. in aquatic equipment, storage boxes and other supplies. General work area an indoor, smoke-free environment with controlled temperature and fluorescent lighting. Occasional exposure to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions when attending job related activities at locations away from the office. Frequent exposure to cleaning materials and pool chemicals. Capacity to work in a high stress environment under multiple deadlines and with frequent interruptions. Ability to work extra hours to accomplish and complete high volume of work. Exposure to various chemicals (i.e., chlorine, muriatic acid, diatomaceous earth, cleaning materials and disinfectants) as used in routine aquatic maintenance. Exposure to chronic infectious disease while performing routine first aid or emergency procedures. Protective clothing and equipment is required as it pertains to the particular job duty: Microshield and/or Sealeasy Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Non-Latex gloves

Please apply online at: https://www.ahpd.org/jobs/

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 Arlington Heights Park District

 Contact

Emily Sowa
847-577-3047
esowa@ahpd.org

 Closing Date

October 12, 2018

 $42,000-45,000

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TO APPLY PLEASE GO TO WWW.DTPD.ORG and click on Job Opportunities icon

POSITION SUMMARY

The Recreation Supervisor, Athletics and Aquatics performs duties in accordance with Recreation Services Programming. The Recreation Supervisor, Athletics and Aquatics is responsible for organizing, creating, budgeting, promoting and implementing a variety of recreation programs in both Athletics and Aquatics. General responsibilities include, but are not limited to supervision over staff and volunteers in related areas of responsibility. Areas include but are not limited to the following: Sleepy Hollow Pool (Rentals and Parties), Rakow Indoor Pool, Swim Lessons, Swim Team, and contractual programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A. Organizes, implements and evaluates a comprehensive selection of programs designed to meet the needs of the community. B. Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, terminates, schedules and evaluates staff, volunteers and instructors.
C. Orders and distributes programs supplies to instructors as needed, maintaining appropriate inventory and supply for all programs. D. Manages Contractual Programming for the District including athletic and recreation programs. E. Prepares annual budget projections and monitors revenue and expenses in areas of responsibility. F. Prepares seasonal brochure information and creating publicity materials in cooperation with the marketing department. G. Evaluates the effectiveness of existing programs and submits recommendations for program development, changes and pricing structure as required. H. Maintains required records of programs, fees and class participation statistics as required. I. Conducts required training and safety programs as established and recognized by the Dundee Township Park District. J. Coordinates assistance as needed from Parks or Facility Management for programs. K. Develops general knowledge of Park District programs to respond to specific questions or direct guest to the appropriate staff member. L. Complies with all safety and loss prevention policies.
a. Inform supervisor of any unsafe conditions or hazardous work procedures.
b. Correct any unsafe conditions, if possible, and instruct co-workers on safety procedures. M. Attends professional conferences and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility. N. Completes all additional duties as prescribed by management. O. Assists other Park District employees when needed.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS

A. Employee must be able to follow directions and communicate in English both verbally and in writing. B. Employee must have the ability to read and understand materials printed in English. C. Employee must possess good problem solving skills and have the capacity to act rationally and calmly in high stress and/or emergency situations. D. Must have the ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships and to promote and maintain high morale and enthusiasm. E. Employee represents the Dundee Township Park District in a professional manner.   WORK ENVIRONMENT

The position’s office is located at Rakow Recreation Center, however this position is required to travel to other DTPD properties to supervise and evaluate programs, staff, volunteers and/or instructors. The position may be exposed to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions while attending job related activities away from the office. The general noise level in the work environment is normal office setting, but can go to high in some areas depending on location and events, either while attending activities or from adjacent work areas. The general work environment is indoor with outdoor influences. Works in a fast paced environment, may be required to work in confined and/or narrow spaces. Exposure to chemicals or other potentially dangerous materials utilized for pool chemicals or routine maintenance of supplies, or different recreation events. Parking for position may be up to one to two blocks from work area.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, or closely related field; minimum 3 plus years’ experience required in recreation program management or a combination of education, experience, training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to program, design and plan activities, ability to assign, coordinate and supervise the work of subordinates and volunteers and/or instructors. Working knowledge of pool management, lifeguarding, swimming instructions and athletics/programs. Possess or obtain within 8 months of appointment, and maintain a valid National Pool and Waterpark Lifeguard Instructor License (Starguard/Starfish), Water Safety Instructor, Certified Pool Operation or Aquatic Facility Operator and Certified Food Handler. First Aid, CPR and AED certification is required or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire. This position requires a valid and maintained Illinois Driver’s License, minimum classification “D”.

HOUR STANDARDS

This is a full time position, year round position, 40 hours exempt position. This position is generally Monday through Friday, may include weekends and/or holidays. Hours are dependent on business needs, but will include day, night, weekends and holidays.

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 Dundee Township Park District

 Contact

Michelle Eckelberry
8474287131
meckelberry@dtpd.org

 Closing Date

October 31, 2018