The Village of Lincolnwood is seeking dynamic and enthusiastic candidates for the Seasonal Aquatic Programs Coordinator position. This position works directly with the Recreation Supervisor to oversee aspects of the aquatic center with the assistance of seasonal staff. The main focus of this position is to plan and implement the aquatic center's Learn to Swim program.
Prior to the start of the season, this position serves in an administrative role assisting with program development, staff training, and parent communications.
During the season, the Coordinator directly oversees the Learn to Swim Program, communicates with parents, and plans ongoing training for swim lesson staff. The Coordinator supports aquatic center events and contractual programming. On occasion and depending on availability, the Coordinator may support other aspects of the operation as needed and qualified.
After the facility closes on Labor Day, the Coordinator organizes supplies and makes recommendations for the following season.
The ideal candidate will have experience working in an aquatics setting and instructing swim lessons.
To successfully oversee the program, the Coordinator sets regular office hours and is on-site during the majority of the aquatic center's swim lessons (Mid-June through Mid-August, Monday-Friday, 8am-11am). Hours worked pre- and post-season are flexible. Candidates may work some nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled for events, staff training, or facility support.
Please review the job description and apply online at http://www.lincolnwoodil.org/government/employment/.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Director JCYS Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center Family Program Coordinator, JCYS George W. Lutz Family Center Highland Park, IL
Date/Hours: Full-time, year-round. Hours increase during the summer
Essential Role: Under direct supervision of the JCYS Director of North Shore Operations, manage all aspects of the JCYS Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center (the JCYS seasonal family pool and camp aquatics center), including Jon Vegosen Champ Camp (a five-week afternoon summer camp with a primarily low-income Latino population); oversee and grow family and recreation programs at the JCYS George W. Lutz Family Center.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Director, JCYS Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center (The Lil’) Dates of Operation: June 8, 2019-August 24, 2019; role is year-round
• Responsible for all operations at the JCYS Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center • Recruit and hire all pool staff: o Aquatics director o Lifeguards, swim instructors o Front Desk, concessions o Assistant Site Director o Administrative staff o Camp staff • Write and maintain Center budget • Process staff paperwork preseason • Set up facility pre-season • Obtain Food Safety license, at JCYS expense, preseason • Plan and lead staff orientation • Responsible for marketing and PR • Oversee all facets of community relations • Site supervisor for all camps, including Jon Vegosen Champ Camp, Pre and Post Camp, and After Camp Care if applicable. • Supervise Aquatics Director and oversee Aquatics program, including camp swim programs and private lessons • Supervise all other pool staff, including front desk and concessions • Responsible for site management • Oversee facility rentals, working to provide excellent customer service and ensuring smooth events • Oversee new program development • Provide excellent communication to parents, staff & campers • Serve as a positive role model for campers & staff • Implement systems to ensure safety of all persons at the pool • Work to ensure excellent customer relations and positive experience of all facility guests • Maintain and use proper care of supplies & facility, including concessions kitchen • Ensure compliance with food safety policies • Maintain revenue tracking and financial records • Other duties as needed
Family Program Coordinator School Year Only
• Manage Family Program budget • Seek out creative opportunities to engage families in non-traditional JCYS programming, with the goal of increasing the sense of community and connectedness at Lutz, in addition to generating revenue • Plan and execute 6 to 10 evening programs through the school year o I.e. Daddy-Daughter Dance, Mommy-Son Special Date, Movie Nights, etc. • Plan, market, and lead a Parent-Child class (sports or other activity), possibly on the weekends • Act as parent-fundraising liaison o Provide support to Room Parents, ensuring that they are planning family get- togethers o Provide support for parent fundraising efforts, such as Purim and a Parent’s Night Out Silent Auction event • Assist with supervision on K-5th Grade School’s Out Days, Winter Break Camp, and Spring Break Camp. Lead one week of Winter Break Camp • Assist in preschool classrooms on occasion
Recreation Supervisor – Special Events, Youth Trips, Teens and Outreach
Department: Recreation- General
Supervisor: Superintendent of Recreation
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
SUMARY: The Recreation Supervisor is directly responsible for the creation and implementation of special events, youth trips, and teen programming. This is an at-will position.
QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university, with a resource in Leisure, Recreation, or related field. Proven successful and progressive experience in leadership in a supervisory or executive capacity. Experience and knowledge of local government, community organizations, and other social agencies. Must obtain Commercial Driver’s License within 60 days of being hired. Professional Certification desired.
ADMINISTRATIVE: • Aid the Superintendent of Recreation in directing events that satisfy the needs of the community. • Analyzes programs, practices and procedures, record keeping systems, forms, and personnel requirements. • Responsible for the administration, organization, development, and implementation of the Recreation Department’s special events, youth/teen trips, teen programming, and community outreach programs so that they run successfully and are interesting and rewarding for the community and participants. • Studies all event needs and takes action to improve. • Sits on the City of Rolling Meadows’ Community Events Foundation committee.
PERSONNEL: • Interview and hire Part time program staff. • Educate staff concerning how and why of planning recreational programs. • Review staff annually • Develop and update job descriptions as needed. • Develop and maintain good working relationships among staff.
PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS: • Understands basic philosophies of Park District programs and services. • Develops rapport with Community Center patrons along with the Community. • Responsible for developing & proofing of program information for the program catalog three (3) times a year. • Through leadership and personal relationships encourages part-time staff to promote positive community relations. • Develops promotional materials for programming area. • Community outreach to underserved populations.
• May occasionally fill in as building supervisor.
• May occasionally need to help with a facility set up.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
• The District encourages its employees to “take ownership” of the District. As such, it is the responsibility of all Park District employees to pick up litter throughout the building, grounds, and facilities of the District.
• Staff is expected to help with the successful implementation of programs, parks, and services across program areas and between departments.
SAFETY: • All employees should be responsible for implementing the policies and procedures that pertain to safety and health. • Supervisor should be responsible for ensuring that their employees follow the established safety rules. • First Aid, CPR, and AED Certification required.
PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS: Should have ability to deal with other people in stressful situations.
PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS: Should be able to sit at least 80% of the day. Job includes repetitive hand movements. Facility set-ups include lifting, twisting, bending, and squatting.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS: Most activities are done indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.
COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS: Should exhibit good problem solving abilities and good judgment in keeping with the Park District mission. Should be able to follow directions from supervisor and co-workers.
Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Manager is responsible for the overall running and operations of general teen, family, adult and senior adult programming, special events, summer day camp, ActiveKidz and other assigned programs. The Recreation Manager is also responsible for assisting in running and operations of the Hoosier Grove Museum and liaison to the Streamwood Historical Society. The Recreation Manager is on call as needed. This is an at-will position.
Qualifications • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Business Management, Public Administration or related field. • Minimum of two to four (2-4) years of full-time experience in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Must have experience in managing programs, special events, and/or facilities. • Must have a valid Illinois State Driver’s License. • Must be Red Cross CPR/AED certified within (6) months of hiring. • Preference given to candidates with bi-lingual (Spanish/English) communications skills.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Employee is responsible for the development and implement of all-district special events including, but not limited to: Safely Trick or Treat, Play in the Parks, Movies Under the Stars, Family Special Events, Holiday Events, Trips for teens, family, adults and senior adults, Other District events as assigned.
• Employee will be responsible for the ActiveKidz program and operations. Employee will be responsible for the summer day camp program and operations. • Employee will be responsible for the development and implementation of teen, family, adult and senior adult programming. • Employee is responsible for bus scheduling and usage. • Employee is responsible for the development and implementation of other assigned programming areas. • Employee will be responsible for assisting Museum operations. • Employee is responsible for coordination of development of programming with Streamwood Historical Society for museum programs and events for youth through senior adult. • Employee must attend Streamwood Historical Society Meetings as needed. • Employee must coordinate and work with part-time and volunteer staff. • Employee must coordinate scheduling of programs and events with appropriate managers, supervisors, and coordinators. • Employee must develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers through oral and written communications. • Employee must promote the Streamwood Park District including but not limited to patrons, guests, and staff. • Employee must respond to internal and external phone calls, e-mails, comments, and suggestions in a timely manner. • Employee must assist in customer service, which include, but not limited to customer issues, comments, complaints, and concerns.
For a full job description, please visit www.spdcares.com or email Steven Muenz. The Recreation Manager is a full time, exempt position. The Streamwood Park District offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, life insurance, IMRF pension, vacation, holiday, personal and sick time.
To apply, please visit www.spdcares.com
The Crystal Lake Park District offers one internship per year for currently enrolled university students in their senior year majoring in Parks, Recreation and Tourism. The selected intern will be expected to commit to 40 hours per week for 14 weeks. This program is designed to provide the intern with firsthand, valuable knowledge and experience of a public recreation agency. Students will be provided the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge, theory and understanding from the academic setting to the working environment.
Interns will witness and assist in many of the different job aspects that public recreation agencies provide and will work with and for different supervisory staff during the internship. *Program planning as it relates to starting new programs, supervising current programs and evaluating past programs. *Facility management that includes programming, staff scheduling, supervision, maintenance, marketing and public relations. *Customer relations as an intern become involved with countless number of patrons and guests. *Park administration, which includes budgeting, finance, policy information, and public and professional meetings.
Intern hours will vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events; including nights and weekends when needed. Must produce a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance and provide own transportation.
To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Kim Buscemi at email@example.com