Job Title: Athletic Coordinator – Full Time Location: Washington, IL Salary: $30,000-$35,000 per year DOQ
Qualifications/Description: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Sports Management, or related field; 2 years of experience in recreation programming or related field preferred. This person must possess friendly and effective interpersonal, written, verbal, electronic and telephone communication skills. This person must also have strong leadership skills and have an understanding of how to develop and implement programs, special events, activities and general services for both youth and adult athletics. Qualified applicants should also possess the ability to work with and coordinate volunteers.
The Athletic Coordinator is a year-round, IMRF eligible, full-time exempt employee expected to work up to and sometimes exceeding 40 hours/week. General work hours take place Monday through Friday, 8am through 6pm but evening and weekend hours are expected due to the nature of the events under the Athletic Coordinator’s direction. Excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, paid holidays and vacation.
Submit an Application, Cover Letter and Resume to: Washington Park District Attn: Matt Suellentrop 105 S. Spruce St. Washington IL 61571 309-444-9413 email@example.com Deadline: Sunday, June 16, 2019 or until filled.
GENERAL PURPOSE. Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises a variety of youth and adult athletic and fitness programs; travel teams, leagues and tournaments.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED Direct supervision received from the Director of Recreation and/or Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED Supervises Athletic / Recreation / Fitness Coordinators, Program Aides, Athletic / Fitness Instructors, League Supervisor, Site Supervisors, Scorekeepers, Sports Camp Staff and Floaters.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develops, organizes, promotes, administers and evaluates athletic and fitness programs for youth and adults. Supervises classes, clinics, workshops and activities for youth and adult athletic and fitness programs. Develops and manages specific lesson plans, structure and itinerary for various youth, adult athletic and fitness programs. Responsible for the management, coordination, planning and implementation of the Youth Basketball League. Manages and supervises athletic youth and adult partnerships leagues. Approves game schedules and umpires for adult leagues and tournaments. Coordinates athletic programs, registers teams, collects fees, assigns practice times, distributes and collects uniforms. Schedules games and umpires for a variety of youth leagues and tournaments. Schedules and runs various tournaments throughout the year for a variety of sports, youth and adult, such as, softball, basketball, tennis, volleyball, etc. Secures and schedules use of park district facilities, fields, turf and gymnasiums for practices, games, classes, programs and leagues Responsible for the management of the field and turf rentals requests. Manages and supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, approves staff payroll and expedites workflow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of Athletic department and Fitness Programs. Assists with hiring, recruiting, and training of part time staff and instructors. Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures. Develop and implement specific goals and objectives related to the supervision, management and marketing of the Athletic Department and Fitness Programs. Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed Prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision-making purposes. Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time. Accountable for monthly Athletic Board Reports and prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision making purposes. Utilize RecTrac to monitor and report on turf/facility rentals, revenues, trends and key deviations on a monthly basis. Responsible for pursuing, developing, and maintaining collaborative relationships, partnerships with community athletic affiliates and rental groups. Responsible for the marketing, promotion and operation of the athletic and fitness department, turf and batting cages Prepares for publication a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, flyers, posters, news release and related communications regarding athletic and or fitness programs. Responds to public inquiries about athletic and fitness programs made by telephone, correspondences, or during public meetings. Determines material, equipment, facility, supervision or instruction needs for each activity or program and coordinates with other staff members. Responsible for the maintenance and preservation of the youth athletic/ fitness equipment and storage areas. May instruct and teach various tot, youth, adult athletic and fitness programs. Serves as the Co -Director of Annual Softball and Bocce tournament, responsible for the management and supervision of tournament operations. Represents the Athletic Department as Community liaison. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: A. Bachelor’s Degree in recreation or a closely related field. B. Two years experiences in athletic, fitness and or recreation programming. C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid state driver's license or ability to obtain one. First Aid and CPR/AED certification. Able to pass a criminal background check.
The Recreation Supervisor – Cultural Arts supervises the District’s cultural arts programs including dance, theater, music and art, to meet the community needs and interests. This includes planning, conducting, coordinating, and supervising the operations and part-time staff to provide services consistent with the District’s philosophy and policy.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plans, coordinates, evaluates and maintains the overall responsibility for the District’s cultural arts programming, camps and services including theater productions, and dance and music recitals.
• Prepares brochure copy and works cooperatively with the Marketing and Communications staff to issue program marketing vehicles, e.g., flyers, news releases, newsletters, etc.
• Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
• Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, mentoring, counseling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
• Establishes strategic goals by gathering pertinent business, financial, service, and operations information; identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing a course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes.
• Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
• Maintains quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards; analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems; identifying trends; recommending system improvements.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; benchmarking state-of-the art practices, participating in professional societies.
• Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts degree in Recreation, Performing Arts/or related field from an accredited college or university and two years’ experience in the public sector recreation field.
• Experience in Microsoft Suite: Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Outlook
• Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred.
• CPR/AED is required within 3 months of employment
• Valid Illinois driver’s license (May receive within three months of employment when possessing valid out of state license).
To learn more about who we are visit: https://www.dgparks.org/mission-vision-values
How to Apply:
Please email cover letter and resume to Michelle Pusateri, Superintendent of Recreation at firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Employment Opportunity
Downers Grove Park District is an equal employment opportunities employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Employment Opportunity: Full-Time Superintendent of Recreation Hiring Range: $67,500 - $75,000 annual salary, DOQ Location: Triphahn Community Center & Ice Arena Address: 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 FLSA Status: Exempt
The Hoffman Estates Park District is looking for an innovative and creative recreational professional to fill the role of Superintendent of Recreation. The District is dynamic and growing, serving a diverse population of more than 50,000 people. Recognized as a National Gold Medal Winner, Illinois Distinguished Agency, NRPA/CAPRA Accredited Agency, and PDRMA loss control accredited member, the District is committed to offering a variety of fun, engaging, and safe recreation programs.
The Superintendent of Recreation is responsible for the overall operation recreation programs, special events and athletics. This individual preforms work under the direct supervision of the Director of Recreation while supervising full-time Recreation & Athletic Program Managers and part time staff as assigned.
This individual will (among other duties) - develop long-range plans for implementing recreation programs, special events and athletic programs to meet residents’ needs; - develop new and innovative recreation programs; - assist in development of effective business/marketing plans for recreation programs, special events and athletic programs; - prepare and implement program department budgets; - research, analyze, review, and recommend program fees; - prepare written reports as assigned; - attend trainings to remain proactive with industry trends; - participate on park district sub-committees, NWSRA, school districts, IAPD/IPRA and community wide committees; - assist with all safety issues regarding PDRMA requirements; and - develop and maintain effective internal and external public relations with other departments, customers, vendors, and the community.
Qualified candidates should be organized, passionate, a team player, ambitious, proactive, forward thinking, autonomous, and have a strong work ethic. This individual should also be available for evening or weekends on occasion and on site for major activities or as needed.
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, Leisure Studies, Business Administration or related field and a minimum of five years of professional experience with at least three years in a supervisory capacity in recreation, sports and/or community recreation programs.
(Preferred): Master’s Degree in Recreation, Park or Leisure Studies, or Business Administration. Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP).
Apply online at heparks.org / Hoffman Estates Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the administrative direction of the General Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Activity Coordinator is responsible for the development, administration and coordination the After School Clubs, Nature programs, early childhood and school age summer camps, School Day Off programs, Winter and Spring Break Camps. In addition, assist the General Recreation Supervisor with the administration of Wilmette Park District’s general recreation programs and events.
The Recreation Activity Coordinator will evaluate programming and make recommendations to either add new or modify existing programs and classes. Prepare class information by coordinating with vendors and instructors for each season. Responsible for the implementation of all Park District policies that relate to this area of responsibility. Along with the General Recreation Supervisor, hire and schedule qualified On-Site Coordinators, Nature Instructor(s), and staff to work all other programs that relate to this area. Organize and update rosters, staff and vendor information, medical information, forms and signs as needed for all classes. Maintain reference materials and participant/customer database.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college in recreation or other related field with at least six months experience in recreation. RecTrac experience, preferred.
Normal working hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The schedule will be altered at times. Other late night/weekend work and extra hours may be required at various times.