Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a BS/BA degree in recreation and parks administration or related field and 3 years’ experience with an emphasis in dance. Thorough knowledge of program and special event management. Strong customer service, organizational, and management skills. Ability to recognize safety concerns and provide a safe environment. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of Programs and Rec Trac. CPR, First Aid and AED certified and CPRP preferred.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation; primarily responsible for the planning, promotion, implementation, supervision and evaluation of dance programs/special events for adult, teen, youth and early childhood aged participants; competitive dance program comprised of two companies; and afterschool dance program. Recruits, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates dance Instructors, dance contractors and general program staff and their schedules. Responsible for the planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of district hosted dance concerts, one in each of the following months: December, February and May in cooperation with the dance company’s parent volunteers. Through the direct supervision of Dance Instructors; choreograph several specialty pieces to be showcased in a minimum of two local dance competitions and perform at several local events, programs and community outreach opportunities per month. Organize, promote and assist the dance company’s parent volunteers in providing philanthropy opportunities for the dancers throughout the year in order to fulfill the program’s mission. Guide and indirectly manage the competitive dance company’s parent volunteers by hosting quarterly meetings as park district liaison and providing direction for the following committees: Fundraising, Volunteers, Props, Costumes, and Philanthropy.
How to Apply: Please submit cover letter, resume and references online at: https://www.applitrack.com/bolingbrookparks/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Dance-Recreation Contact: Kai Wahlgren, Superintendent of Recreation Contact Phone: 630-783-6532 Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/rparks/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Recreation
The Recreation Supervisor will manage the operations of the Roselle Park District Fitness Center. The supervisor is also responsible for managing the operations and programs of the Aquatic Facility, which may include overseeing the Roselle Racers Swim Team. The Supervisor will also be the recreation facility supervisor for the park district. The supervisor will also be responsible for marketing of Fitness Center, Aquatic Facility rentals and Special Events for the district. Supervisor assures that the highest quality of lifeguard services is provided at the Kemmerling Pool facility. Determines staffing levels and adjusts the workforce size and work schedules to assure park district visitors the safest possible fitness and aquatic experience. This position requires the supervision, maintenance, and coordination of budgeting, marketing, revenue generation/expense control, customer related issues, and motivation and development of staff.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS •A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Park and Recreation or a related field. •Five years of full-time experience supervising staff or equivalent combination of school and work experience. •Should be versed in the following curriculum: StarGuard Lifeguard, the Starfish Swim School, the AquaTech Pool Operator and STAR basic water safety. Working knowledge of principles and practices of recreation and aquatic program development and administration. •Re cent fitness and recreation industry trends and current literature. •Background in running district wide special events. •Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred. •Knowledge of budget and fiscal accountability. •Knowledge of principles and practices of employee supervision, training, and performance evaluations. •Must possess good written and oral communication skills. •Ability to identify and interpret community needs, demographics, economic structure, and interests to develop programs to meet these needs. •Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standards exist. •CPR/First Aid certification, preferred. •Valid IL driver’s license required. •Ability to deal with stressful situations regarding participants and staff. •Ability to exhibit a positive approach in public contact and a calm nature in problem solving situations. •Demonstrated ability to work independently. •Will be required to work unusual hours, weekends, holidays and serve in an on-call status. •Principles and practices of recreation program development, facility management, brochure preparation, budget preparation and management •Principles and practices of recreation risk management and loss prevention. •Computer operation, including Microsoft Office software. •Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulation. •Possessing at least two National certifications preferred (ACSM, NSCA, ACE, AFAA, etc.)
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks.
•Supervises daily pool operations, aquatic programs, and recreational swims. •Oversees Roselle Racers Swim Team •Will hire, supervise, schedule, and evaluate overall pool staff which consists of approximately 50 employees (pool managers, lifeguards, concession, and admissions). •Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures. •Plan, Implement, evaluate, and supervise recreation special events from inception to completion. •Evaluate aquatics and special events through review of participant evaluations and public comment. •Prepare and monitor the annual budget for all applicable areas of responsibility. •Will assist with all financial aspects of the Aquatic, Fitness and Special Events, including both revenue and expense aspects related to all program efforts. Ensures that the financial performance of these areas meets budget to ensure operational success. •Will assist with ensuring the aquatic facility, equipment and mechanical systems are safe and working properly through preventative maintenance and monitoring of the pool environment to meet all required local health codes. •Will assist with ensuring the aquatic facility are always clean, orderly, and safe in compliance with public health standards and meets members and guests’ expectations. •Maintains manuals and training documents. •Ensures attendance records, program reports and other required administrative procedures are completed. •Directs and oversees bi-weekly payroll of all Aquatic, Fitness and Special events employees. •Oversees pool chemistry readings and ensures staff takes the appropriate measures to keep the pool water balanced. •Monitors member and guest activity within the aquatic environment to always ensure a safe aquatic environment. •Instructs swimming classes and lifeguards as needed. •Train and certify seasonal lifeguards in CPR, first aid, and water rescue skills. •Train and certify other park district staff in CPR when needed. •Prepare accurate and appropriate program and facility information for seasonal brochures and other public information. •Assist in marketing and promotions of Aquatic, Fitness, and Special Event programming. •Evaluate staffing needs (including recruitment, hiring, training and evaluation) and adjust within the department to ensure programs operate efficiently and create an environment for success. •Handle customer service inquiries and related problems. •Conducts internal audit of lifeguard’s ability to perform during emergencies. •Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Recreation or the Director. •Recruit, select and employ adequate staff and volunteers to effectively operate programs and facilities. •Create, institute and train staff on specific fitness related emergency response plans. •Orientate, train, and supervise all assigned part-time staff members and volunteers. •Prepare annual job performance evaluations for all assigned part-time staff. •Act on employee problems in a timely and effective manner. •Maintain accurate financial, personnel and program participation records. •Supervise the expenditure of funds and income for assigned programs and operate within the established budget. •Order, purchase, and coordinate fitness equipment. •Work with the Marketing and Communications Department to disseminate newsletters, flyers, press releases, the brochure, and other public relations materials to promote assigned programs and events. •Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the parks and recreation industry. •Attend training sessions as identified by the Superintendent of Recreation. •Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Roselle Park District provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital and housing status.
The Village of Libertyville, IL (20,800), a northern suburb of Chicago, is seeking to fill a full-time opening for a Recreation Supervisor. The Village provides a challenging work environment that encourages, rewards, and recognizes employees for hard work, responsibility, and innovation in the performance of their jobs of delivering quality services and programs. The Village operates a Recreation Department in lieu of a community park district.
The Recreation Supervisor reports to the Recreation Manager. Specific responsibilities pertain to (but are not limited to) a variety of recreation supervisory functions, with emphasis placed on the management of the aquatic operations for the Village’s two outdoor swimming pools. This position also oversees various programming areas within the Recreation Department, including employee safety training, Department facility safety compliance, special events, management of marketing and social media accounts for the Department, community outreach safety classes, oversight of contracted programs, and other general supervision duties within the Department as assigned. This position has administrative duties that will entail weekday afternoon-evening hours and weekend hours to ensure successful operational and programming results.
For more information and a complete job description, please visit https://www.libertyville.com/jobs.aspx
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Hard copies (faxed, mailed or hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
Applicants must indicate Recreation Supervisor – Aquatics & Operations in the subject line of their e-mail.
The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and post offer medical physical with a drug screening.
First review of resumes will begin after January 12, 2021. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 847-918-2012.
For more information about the Village of Libertyville, please visit our website at www.libertyville.com. The Village of Libertyville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.