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 This position will pay in the mid $40K range annually (DOQ).

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Job Summary:

Responsible for programming all athletic programs, sports camps, sports trips, pet programming and leagues for youth and adults.

  Essential Functions: 

  • Manage the volleyball, football, youth basketball, and softball leagues which includes providing officials; collecting rosters; creating schedules; posting schedules, scores, results and standings to website; creating tournaments; ordering prizes; handing out equipment; working with maintenance on field layouts; and assigning volunteer coaches. This also includes working closely with the Batavia School District for seasonal camps and programs.
  • Lead sports trips, which includes ordering tickets, scheduling buses, and ensuring patrons have a positive experience at the event. *Hold Board Member position with various Batavia sport leagues and attend meetings to discuss, implement and program classes.
  • Search for and assign volunteer coaches for sports programs and coordinate their background checks and work with the HR Department for onboarding.
  • Responsible for reviewing all resumes and interviewing candidates for open Athletic positions. Must complete all new hire paperwork with the HR Department for onboarding.
  • Responsible for developing pet classes and events, including: preparing contracts, researching new trends and ideas and coordinating all logistics of the pet program or event.
  • Research current trends in programming, brainstorm new program ideas, and introduce new program activities, equipment and materials to staff.
  • Monitor class registration, communicate with instructors and make decisions on whether or not class will be held.
  • Work with Marketing Department to promote classes through press releases, social media, Park District website, e-blasts, fliers and other marketing avenues.
  • Ensure athletic information is accurately represented in brochure.
  • Coordinate the evaluation process for athletic programs.
  • Create, operate and manage an athletics budget of over 80+ programs utilizing Tyler. This also includes creating and adhering to budgets for programs /events in addition to the IGA.
  • Coordinate the park district online scheduling rental system with the school district facilities.
  • Conduct program analysis each session to review enrollment numbers, cancelled programs, program successes, opportunities, need for changes and evaluation feedback.
  • In charge of organizing and assisting with special events.
  • Performs all job and tasks within guidelines and rules of District’s safety program.
  • Adhere to the Batavia Park District’s CORE VALUES at all times.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation or related field and a minimum three years of experience in Recreation Management.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • First Aid/CPR certified.
  • General computer skills including email and knowledge of Microsoft Office and RecTrac.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, vendors, contractors and the public.
  • Understand and anticipate customer’s needs as well as support a customer service environment.
  • Knowledge of effective time management techniques and ability to meet deadlines while managing day to day activities.
  • Must be resourceful and well organized.
  • A valid Illinois Drivers License is a requirement along with the ability to drive a work vehicle and operate sports field equipment is imperative.
  • Strong knowledge of pertinent safety precautions and risk management procedures. 

Physical Demands/Work Environment: 

  • This job is performed in a typical office environment and also requires time spent outside, which includes hot, humid and cold weather conditions.
  • Prolonged standing during special events may be required.
  • May be required to assist with physical set-up of recreation programs which includes bending, reaching, lifting and carrying items up to 50 lbs. Work Schedule: Schedule will vary depending on seasonal athletic programs. This position will require day, evening and weekend hours. 

Salary/ Benefits:  This position will pay in the mid $40K range annually (DOQ). This role is Full time; Exempt and has an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and IMRF.

 Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Batavia Park District

 Contact

Brittany Bruno
630-389-2060
brittanyb@bataviaparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $32,000. - $37,000.

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The Justice Park District is seeking a creative, detail oriented person with excellent communication skills that has the ability to develop, implement and supervise recreation programs as well as special events. This full time position requires some nights and weekends. The Recreation Coordinator will report directly to the Manager of Park Operations. Candidates should have two years of programming experience.

This position includes medical benefits and a retirement plan.

The Recreation Coordinator will coordinate, develop, implement, supervise and promote recreation programs. The Recreation Coordinator must be customer focused, organized and have the ability to manage instructors. Candidates must be proficient in computers and able to work with various software applications.

The Recreation Coordinator must as a condition of employment submit to a physical, pass a background check, drug screen and a drivers abstract.

Please send all Letters of Interest with Resumes to:

Justice Park District 7747 Oak Grove Avenue Justice, Il 60458

By Email To: jvallez@justiceparkdistrict.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Opening Date: March 18, 2019 Closing Date: Until Filled Salary: $32,000 - $37,000.

The Justice Park District reserves the right to cancel this post at any time and without notice.

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 Justice Park District

 Contact

Joseph Vallez
708-458-1370
jvallez@justiceparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $35,000 - $45,000

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The North Berwyn Park District is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, detail-oriented person with excellent communication skills that has the ability to develop, implement and supervise recreation programs as well as special events. This full time position requires some nights and weekends. The Recreation Coordinator will report directly to the Executive Director. This position includes medical benefits and a retirement plan.

The Recreation Coordinator will coordinate, develop, budget, implement, supervise, promote, administer and evaluate recreational programs. The Recreation Coordinator must be customer service oriented, must possess excellent organizational skills and have the ability to manage instructors, supervisors and other staff. Candidates must be proficient in computers and be able to work with various software applications. The Recreation Coordinator must be prepared to carry out all duties associated with a comprehensive recreation program.

The Recreation Coordinator must, as a condition of employment, submit to a physical, pass a background check, drug screen and drivers abstract.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a resume detailing all relevant work experience and references.

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 North Berwyn Park District

 Contact

Nancy Woods
708-749-4900
nwoods@nbpd4fun.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $13-$14/hour

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REGULAR PART-TIME POSITION RECREATION COORDINATOR – Preschool / Special Interest

Salary & Benefits include: $13.00-$14.00/ Hour IMRF Pension Paid Vacation, Personal, and Sick days Program Discounts and Complimentary Pool & Fitness Center Memberships for you and your immediate family

Hours: Variable days and hours depending on season (school year-approximately 35 hours per week; summer-approximately 15 hours per week). Maximum 1,499 hours per year.

Job Requirements:
We are seeking an exceptional early childhood education leader to fill the role of Recreation Coordinator. The ideal candidate will demonstrate exemplary organizational skills, excellent customer service, and self-starter with desire to develop programs that meet the community’s needs.

Qualifications: Minimum 2 years related experience and/or coursework. Degree in Recreation, Early Childhood Education or related field preferred. Thorough knowledge of preschool curriculum, management early childhood program development, and education leadership. Current CPR and first aid certification preferred.

Essential Functions: Oversee the hiring, training and evaluation of recreation and preschool staff. Prepare department reports, budgets and maintain records. Staff management, development, coordination and scheduling. Initiate, plan, market and administer diversified early childhood recreation and preschool programs. Assist with activity and curriculum development. Work with contractors and other park districts to run Adult, Youth, Early Childhood and Nature Special Interest programs.

To apply, please visit the “Work Here” section of our website at www.csparks.org and complete an online application.

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 Carol Stream Park District

 Contact

Christine Quinn
christineq@csparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $32,929.30 – $36,385.72

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RECREATION – AQUATICS COORDINATOR:

The Aquatics Program Coordinator assists with the day to day planning, preparation, supervision, leadership and evaluation of all the district’s aquatic programs. The Aquatics Coordinator oversees front desk operations and aquatic camp programs of the Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center and Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center. The Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for planning and carrying out swim lessons, general programming and aquatic special events.

General Position Description:

The Aquatics Coordinator is a Full-Time, Exempt position. The Aquatics Coordinator reports directly to the Aquatics Manager. This position may require flexibility in the hours worked to meet the needs of the Urbana Park District. Typical hours are 8:00AM – 5:00PM Monday through Friday.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelors degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Business Administration, or related field from a recognized college or university. Knowledge of aquatics programs and procedures. Ability to secure and maintain certification as a Water Safety Instructor. Background experience in teaching swim lessons and working with camp staff, preferred. Valid State of Illinois driver’s license required. Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED or have ability to complete within six (6) months of hiring is required.

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 Urbana Park District

 Contact

Leslie Radice
217-384-7665
laradice@urbanaparks.org

 Closing Date

April 12, 2019