IMRF - PT1-ACA position 30-35 hours/week
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, responsible for assisting in the planning and organization of assigned youth and adult athletic leagues and programs. Evening and weekend hours required. Exact schedule to be determined by the Recreation Supervisor and may vary based on the season.
Supervisory Responsibilities: • None
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: • Field supervisor for youth and adult leagues both at fields and in facilities
• Participate in coaches and captains meetings
• Serve as liaison to all officials/official associations
• Coordinate game schedules, rainouts, and playoff schedules
• Maintain Rainout Line information
• Creates league schedules and maintains online league standings
• Assist in creation of team rosters
• Lead up to 10 hours of youth classes and clinics each week
• Substitute classes and clinics as needed
• Maintains inventory of athletic equipment
• Compile and submit to the Recreation Supervisor accurate program records and accident/incident reports
• Act as liaison with appropriate Parks and Planning staff regarding field scheduling, field conditions, makeup games and cancellations
• Coordinate and occasionally lead Sports Birthday Parties
• Actively support the agency’s risk management protocol that will effectively control and reduce accidents
• Obey the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the Safety Committee, attend and participate in required safety trainings
• Promptly report all unsafe actions, practices or conditions to the Recreation Supervisor
• Create a safe, engaging environment through the framework of field rentals
• Set-up and take down of any equipment dependent on league
• Communicate with other Park District staff, supervisors and team leaders as needed
Required Skills/Abilities (Technology, Mathematical, Language): • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
• Ability to project across a large area with clear and concise language
• Ability to maintain self-control and composure in high stress and/or difficult situations
• Ability to work independently and problem solve
Education and/or Experience: • Must be at least 18 years of age
• Knowledge of the league sports, including but not limited to rules, equipment, and playing area
Physical Requirements/Work Environment: • Must be able to work outdoors in various seasons
• Must be able to walk back and forth on the length of soccer field, softball play fields and basketball courts
• Ability to lift 50 pounds for a distance of 25 yards
Required Certificates/Licenses/Registrations: • Valid Illinois Driver’s license
• First Aid Certification obtained within 6 months provided by Wilmette Park District
Join the Park District of Forest Park's Growing Team - Where staff say "Everyday is a walk in the Park!!"
Are you good with people?
Do you have good, yet under utilized management skills?
Do you have lots of ideas that are not heard?
Are you looking to work in an environment where everyone has a seat at the table?
The Park District of Forest Park needs you!
The Park District of Forest Park is a small park district serving the richly diverse Village of Forest Park community. There are approximately 14,000 residents. The park district is a vital agency to the community's residents, offering space for recreation, sports, and many entertaining special events. Our facilities include an aquatic center (a pool and splash pad), world-class softball fields, a multipurpose soccer field, tennis/pickleball courts, a recreation center, an outdoor fitness court, playgrounds, and much more. With only 12 full-time staff, everyone is essential to the agency's success.
As a team, the Recreation Department shares the responsibilities for planning, coordinating, and budgeting in the following areas - Programming, Special Events, Fitness Center, Camps, Aquatics and Concessions.
A Bachelor's Degree is required.
Experience in operating recreation programs and facilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience will ensure success in this position.
Valid drivers license required.
Position is a non-exempt full-time year-round salary position. District offers a benefit package which includes 100% paid family medical and dental. It also includes IMRF pension, vacation, holiday and sick time. Position may include evening, weekends and holidays.
Benefits: • Health insurance (HMO), with no employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents. • Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents, with no employee contribution. • Free employee assistant plan (EAP) for everyone in household or on insurance plan. • Pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund: employee contribution of approximately 4.5%, employer contribution 17%. • Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 10 vacation days, 3 personal days, 11 holidays. • Free use of the fitness center and water park. • Free rental of space (one per year) • Free registration for all Park District non-contractual programs for employees and employees’ immediate family.(includes summer camp) • Educational opportunities, including tuition reimbursement and professional memberships and certifications.
Job Summary About the Role
By understanding the Departments fiscal and operating goals, along with District safety and overall policies and procedures, develop and lead direct reports to deliver high quality recreation services for residents, visitors and the St. Charles community. Areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to, before and after school care, no school day programs, after summer camps for school age participants.
Starting salary is $50,155.00 annualized, DOQ.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
This position is well suited for someone with a friendly and positive personality who is productive and shows initiative, is an effective written and oral communicator, is reliable and safety-minded.
Knowledge of scheduling and recreational programming for youth; basic management procedures and budget is needed.
Bachelors degree in Education, Recreation, Social Work or a related field is required. One to three years with some supervisory experience, effectively working in general recreation programming and/or youth recreation programming. A valid Illinois State Drivers License is required. Maintain current CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Certification or obtain instructor certification within six months of hire.
Essential Functions of the Position
Park District Competencies
Follow all departmental safety rules that pertain to the duties performed and support all aspects of Park Districts safety and risk management program.
Work cooperatively and collaboratively with residents, colleagues, the public, PDRMA and other agencies or organizations as delegated.
Recommend improvements and efficiencies to better accomplish individual and district goals in the best interests of the St. Charles Park District community.
Comply with park district policies and administrative procedures.
Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
Provie leadership to staff and program participants.
Assess the needs of youth and families, recommend modifications and implement new programs.
Develop, organize, promote, and supervise programs and camps for school-aged participants.
Resolve problems with staff members and patrons in a sensitive and mature manner.
Maintain participant confidentiality when handling sensitive participant information.
Provide instruction in first aid and CPR/AED to personnel.
Work weekends and evenings, as assigned.
Develop goals, objectives and operating procedures for areas of responsibility.
Work as a liaison with the local government agencies (School District, Park District, City of St. Charles, Townships, etc.) newspapers, Illinois Park and Recreation Association, parent organizations, vendors, independent contractors and other community groups.
Prepare and submit records and reports, (including: attendance, payroll, etc.) and make presentations as required.
Assist with the annual budget for assigned programs and activities.
Purchase supplies and equipment as needed per Park District policy.
Execute emergency procedures and facility evacuations, as necessary.
In consultation with your immediate supervisor, exercise supervisory authority and judgement on an ongoing basis related to subordinate employees reporting directly to you, in matters including: development of job descriptions, hiring, layoffs, compensating within approved budgeted perimeters, and disciplinary action up to and including termination, in compliance with Park District policies and procedures.
Exercise supervisory authority and judgement on an ongoing basis to subordinate employees reporting directly to you in matters including, but not limited to: employee training, scheduling, assigning, directing and overseeing completion of work assignments, and employee performance evaluation.
Marginal Functions of the Position or Role
Lead and assist with special projects and events. o Perform all other duties as assigned.
Physical and Environmental Requirements
Frequently (46-100% of the time)
Occasionally (16-45% of the time)
Rarely (0-15% of the time)
Position or Activity
Sitting - Frequently
Walking - Frequently
Climbing - Rarely
Balancing - Occasionally
Stooping/Kneeling - Occasionally
Crouching - Occasionally
Crawling - Rarely
Reaching - Occasionally
Handling/Feeling - Occasionally
Strength Routinely push, pull and/or lift to waist up to 40 lbs and 41 to 50 lbs with assistance.
EEO Statement and Accommodations
The St Charles Park District is an equal opportunity employer under all state and federal laws and regulations. The job responsibilities are subject to accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you require assistance or accommodation with the application process, please contact the Business Department at 630-584-1055.
Bloomingdale Park District Job Description Athletic Supervisor
Function: The Athletic Supervisor position is a full-time position responsible for the planning, promotion, organization, evaluation, and management of District athletic programs, leagues, gymnastics, and assigned special events.
Immediate Supervisor: The Athletic Supervisor reports to the Recreation and Facility Manager.
Benefits: • Health insurance (HMO or PPO), with reasonable employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents. • Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents, with reasonable employee contribution. • Vision insurance for the employee, spouse, and dependents, with reasonable employee contribution. • Free $25,000 life insurance, with an option to add additional coverage at minimal charge. • Free employee assistant plan (EAP) for everyone in household or on insurance plan. • Free daycare for children three (3) years of age and older in daycare type programs such as preschool, preschool extended care, day camps, sunrise/sunset extended care, Schools Out!, and Kids’ Place programs. • Pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund: employee contribution of approximately 4.5%, employer contribution 9-12%. • Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 10 vacation days to start, 4 personal days (pro-rated first year), 10 holidays. • Free use of the fitness center and water park. • Free rental of space (pay staffing costs only). • Free registration for all Park District non-contractual programs for employees and employees’ immediate family. • Educational opportunities, including tuition reimbursement and professional memberships and certifications.
Qualifications: Degree from a four-year college or university with major course work in recreation, sports management, or related field with 1-2 years of experience in athletic programming or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Previous athletic management experience preferred. Professional certification preferred.
Required Competencies: • Ability to work with the public in an effective and professional manner. • Knowledge of general budgeting principles and ability to comprehend and determine program budgets for assigned program areas. • Knowledge of managing all safety aspects of athletic programs. • Experience in athletic program management. • Experience in athletic league management. • Experience in gymnastics instructional and competitive program management preferred. • Ability to provide high-quality customer service, problem solve and make sound decisions based on gathered data. • Excellent organizational and time management skills with attention to detail. • Ability to work effectively with volunteers, full-time, part-time, seasonal, and administrative staff to reach the goals of the District. • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing and identify and implement current industry trends. • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. RecTrac experience a plus. • Capacity to utilize computer skills, including demonstrated proficiencies in WORD, Excel, Outlook, database applications, online research, and website navigation. • Ability to follow directions, communicate verbally and in writing, and comprehend printed materials. • Ability to recruit, hire, train, and supervise part-time and seasonal staff (and volunteers) to result in quality programs and customer service. • Ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees, patrons, community groups and other units of local government. • Capacity to utilize effective time management skills. • Ability to work under the stress of multiple deadlines and constant interruptions. • Provide efficient and timely responses to requests from other departments and the public. • Willingness and ability to become proficient in the District’s recreation (RecTrac) and financial software (Incode) programs, Paylocity, and Time Clock Plus. • Ability and/or willingness to learn to drive a 14-passenger vehicle/bus. • Available to regularly work evenings and weekends. • Possess a valid driver’s license. • First Aid, CPR, and AED certified or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
• Manage, maintain, and promote District-wide athletic programs, including but not limited to youth instructional sports, youth/adult leagues, contractual sports programs, and special events.
• Develop and implement quality programs for all ages.
• Hire, supervise, and train part-time and seasonal employees to safely lead quality sports programs for the community.
• Prepare material for assigned program areas including the seasonal brochure, rental forms, registration forms, and facility schedules.
• Manage contractual and instructional sports programs.
• Manage and supervise part-time and seasonal staff, including but not limited to hiring, training, and scheduling.
• Communicate with the Recreation and Facility Manager on issues that are related to the Athletic Supervisor. This includes programming, customer service, marketing, budgets, hiring and supervising part-time and seasonal staff.
• Develop and implement quality athletic programs that meet the needs of the public as well as the long and short-term goals of the District. • Develop and implement quality sports party options that meet the needs of the public as well as the long and short-term goals of the District. • Develop and implement programs and parties that utilize the Traversing Wall that meet the needs of the public as well as the long and short-term goals of the District. • Responsible for the management of the Bloomingdale Beamers Gymnastics programs, including but not limited to staff training, customer service, staff scheduling, program development, facility and equipment safety, interviewing, hiring, and evaluating staff, and development of manuals and procedures. • Recruit and train athletic volunteers and coaches. • Responsible for the development of sports staff and volunteer manuals. • Responsible for the development of sports participant manuals. • Continually identify nationwide and local trends. Develop and implement similar programs and opportunities for residents and participants. • Work closely with local organizations and schools to strengthen and maintain a positive cooperative working relationship. • Prepare and submit promotional material for assigned program areas and facilities for the seasonal brochure, flyers, and website. • Prepare and maintain budgets for assigned program areas and facilities that are cost effective and meet the monetary goals of the Park District. • Practice exceptional public relations that promote a positive image of the Park District. • Continually evaluate programs and facilities to ensure the needs of the public and the goals of the Park District are being met. • Exhibit and encourage CHARACTER COUNTS! in the workplace and District programs and facilities. • Properly orient new employees. Provide thorough job instruction training and in-service training to part-time and seasonal employees. • Actively support the safety program and related programs including following/enforcing safety rules, reporting accidents and injuries, and developing ideas for the prevention of future incidents. • Develop and coordinate assigned special events. • Directly supervise and manage seasonal and part time employees, including recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, mentoring, and evaluating. • Develop and nurture a working relationship with volunteer athletic associations, affiliates, and athletic board/parent groups. • Conduct youth Sports Council quarterly meetings.
Marginal Functions: • Assist with all phases of clerical work such as: filing, answering telephone, typing of letters and memorandums, assisting customers, updating monthly calendar and bulletin board, and updating the rainout line. Cross train at front desk on accepting, verifying, and processing program registrations; contacting participants for cancelled classes and wait lists; and preparing rosters for programs. • Assist in other programming areas that are not directly related to the Athletic Supervisor’s assigned responsibilities. • Assist with the development and implementation of special events. • Continually develop as a professional, attending workshops and networking with other professionals that will promote new innovative sports programming and party ideas. • Perform other duties as assigned by the Recreation and Facility Manager and Director of Recreation.
Hours of Work and Compensation: The position of Athletic Supervisor is a full-time position and shall be paid every two weeks at an agreed salary. This position is classified as an exempt employee status and will work a minimum of 40 hours per week. However, as a professional employee in the park and recreation field, it shall be assumed that hours beyond the minimum, including evenings and weekends, will be expected. Flex/comp time may be used to avoid burnout. The starting salary for this position is $50,000 DOQ.
Psychological Considerations: The Athletic Supervisor may feel pressure from long hours and needs from staff, patrons, and volunteers. The Athletic Supervisor may feel additional pressure from having to meet deadlines and coordinating part-time and seasonal staff. The Athletic Supervisor must be highly organized and have the ability to prioritize projects and handle several projects at the same time.
Physiological Considerations: The Athletic Supervisor must expect to work prolonged days, some of which may include long periods of time on their feet and lifting or moving supplies and equipment. This position is both an office and physical one.
Environmental Considerations: The Athletic Supervisor may be exposed to outdoor elements while driving to/from or supervising activities. Prolonged hours with exposure to sun, heat, rain, snow, or other natural elements should be expected. When involved with programs that are held indoors, the Athletic Supervisor may be exposed to conditions such as lighting and temperature.
Cognitive Considerations: The Athletic Supervisor must possess both the ability to carry out instructions given by the Recreation and Facility Manager and think quickly and make decisive action on their own. The Athletic Supervisor must have the ability to present ideas and recommendations in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing. The Athletic Supervisor must exhibit good problem-solving skills and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District.
Job Type: Full-time Pay: $50,000.00 per year DOQ
The Athletic Supervisor is responsible for the coordinating, supervising, and evaluating athletic programming (Flag Football, Cheerleading, Track & Field, Tennis Basketball, and Community Outreach) for youth, teens, and families. This includes afterschool programs, summer programs, camps, and special events.
Educational and Experience Requirements Must be at least 24 years of age, High School Diploma or GED Equivalent with some college level coursework in Recreation, Physical Education, Sports Management, or related field. At least 3 years’ experience working in Sports related programming (organizing, coaching, officiating, or overseeing athletic leagues and tournaments). First Aid/CPR Training (Can be obtained through MPD) Must have a valid driver’s license for transportation between multiple sites. Must have the ability to pass background, drug, and physical testing.
Knowledge, Skill & Abilities
Must have a strong knowledge of program sports (flag, football, track & field, tennis, cheerleading, basketball) their rules and equipment. Experience in coordinating/scheduling athletic leagues a plus Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, Outlook, Excel) Working knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) Excellent organizational skills; Ability to work independently
Included but not limited to: • Analyzes, makes recommendations, and assists the Recreation Supervisor regarding the quality of programming content, monitoring participation, and evaluating the success of program participants as well as evaluate and gives constructive feedback to program staff concerning leadership development, program activities, site specific protocol, and weekly curriculum • Recruits, trains, and schedules Youth Sports Program (liaisons) with assistance from the Recreation Supervisor. • Uses effective and positive communication with program participants, staff, parents/guardians, and internal and external agencies as requested. Acts as a MPD liaison for the Executive Director while communicating with collaborating agencies. • Organizes and conducts coach and parent meetings for athletic programming. Prepares program information for distribution prior to the start of the season. Determines league structures (based on program assignment) and/or placement of teams into appropriate divisions. Creates league schedules and maintains online league standings. • Functions as a substitute for program staff when necessary. Finds subs for program staff when necessary. Finds subs for program staff based on need. • Attends all trainings and meetings as determined by the Executive Director and assist in developing and implementing weekly Youth Sports meetings. • Enforces all rules, regulations and policies set up by the Maywood Park District • Maintains a working knowledge of department safety procedures. Attends safety trainings, program and educational in-service opportunities as required and enforces rules and regulations set-up by the Maywood Park District. • Assists and makes recommendations to the Executive Director for developing quality programming and coaching staff. • Meets, greets, and communicated with parent/guardians on a regular basis. • Performs all other duties as assigned.
Benefits Excellent Benefit Package including health, vision, dental and IMRF. IPRA membership and paid training opportunities as well as recreation benefits.