Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association (NEDSRA) is a cooperative of eight park districts and three villages in northeast DuPage and west Cook Counties, Illinois. NEDSRA was formed in 1976 as a means of combining resources among the member agencies to provide recreation programs and services for individuals with disabilities. Today, NEDSRA serves approximately 3,500 distinct individuals annually—within a diverse cultural and socioeconomic service area—through roughly 600 programs and special events. NEDSRA's main objective is to meet the unique social and recreation needs of individuals with disabilities, so they may increase their enjoyment of life and reach their highest level of independence.
Job Summary: NEDSRA is looking for a reliable, enthusiastic individual to serve as the Registrar/Data Base Coordinator. This person will work closely with Recreation, Finance and Fund-Development, as well as to provide excellent customer service. The ideal candidate will be able to easily adapt to changing environments and deadlines. This position requires initiative, a high degree of confidentiality and attention to detail as well as the ability to work unsupervised. The Registrar/Data Base Coordinator is an exempt position and the typical work week is Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., however the person must be available to work in excess of those times on occasion when necessary. Timeliness is essential for this positon.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Accurately enters, audits and updates program and participant registrations on a daily basis. Monitors pending registrations, programs filled to capacity, balance dues and related registration factors. • Greets and directs visitors and answer incoming calls displaying a welcoming, helpful and accessible, voice, attitude and demeanor. • Processes rosters and reports daily, seasonally, and as requested by staff. Completes end of season and end of year close out processes and reports by deadlines, with a high degree of accuracy. • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality with participant records. • Manages timely collections of program fees and balances with a high degree of confidentiality, accuracy and excellent customer service. • Oversees and administers agency fee assistance program. • Proofreads quarterly brochure to ensure correct program information. • Supports Fund-Development and Marketing with data entry, event management, revenue collecting, reporting and correspondence. • Inputs and updates information in the agency databases, in an accurate and timely manner. • Processes queries, reports and other database requests in an accurate and timely manner. • Using the fund-development database, compiles mailing lists for the seasonal brochure and annual service report, as well as supporting the fund-development department with data entry and reporting. • Sorts and distributes incoming mail; process outgoing mail. • Assists with cash handling, receivables, deposits, and other general office work as needed. • Performs clerical assistance for full-time recreation staff. • Responsible for maintaining a safe, neat and clean front office and lobby area. • Oversees routine use and maintenance of office equipment, such as, printers, postage meter and fax machine; scheduling repairs or service as needed. • Maintains inventory of office supplies and order as needed. • Orders maintenance supplies when needed.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience in data entry and/or database management and customer service; experience in RecTrac and Raisers Edge strongly desired as well as working knowledge of cash handling and receivables. Experience in all aspects of Microsoft Office Professional, general office procedures, and computers/office equipment is desired. Familiarity with Crystal Reports and bilingual Spanish a plus. The Registrar/Data Base Coordinator must possess the following skills and attributes: outgoing personality; analytical and highly organized; excellent verbal and written communication; self-motivated; proven project management; ability to handle multiple projects and processes simultaneously; and strong attention to detail. The individual for this position must also possess a passion to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities through recreation.
Benefits: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO • Prescription Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Program • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time, Personal Days Contact: Sue Martellotta, Executive Assistant/HR Manager firstname.lastname@example.org F 630.576.4062 www.nedsra.org
Department: Facility Services Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor Location: Wheaton, IL
Opportunity: Maintenance Assistant
Cantigny Park is offering an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for a Maintenance Assistant. This position will support the Facility Services team in maintaining, repairing, and improving the park. Specifically, the Maintenance Assistant is responsible for minor carpentry, painting, wall repair, and other general labor tasks. An ideal candidate is familiar with building systems, maintenance, hand and power tools, and enjoys collaborating with teammates on challenging projects. This is a full-time position scheduled to work Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm.
• Assist in the maintenance and repair to building systems using experience in carpentry, painting and wall repair • Perform other duties as assigned which could include, but are not limited to, digging, cleaning, operating equipment, moving items, and picking up parts • Keep all assigned hand and power tools in good condition without any loss • Ensures that all facilities and equipment are kept organized, clean and operating properly and notifies the Maintenance Supervisor if they are not • Follow all purchasing procedures • Provides for personal safety in the workplace by attending and completing all required safety training (safety procedures, AED, First Aid, Youth Interactions), knowing and following existing safety rules including the applicable use of personal protection equipment, the proper operation of tools/machinery and proper handling of hazardous materials, and reporting any unsafe conditions to respective supervisor
• High school diploma or equivalent required • Basic knowledge of building systems and maintenance • Basic knowledge of hand and power tools • Ability to lift and maneuver 75 lbs. and work from ladders and lifts • Must be willing to work • Team player, with the ability to work and make decisions independently when needed • Demonstrated passion for the Foundation’s values with commitment to deliver results measured against the Foundation’s mission • Outstanding interpersonal skills and experience building relationships with multiple stakeholders by listening to new ideas, encouraging dialogue, and inspiring people to work towards common goals • Valid IL driver’s license • Must attend Cantigny Park’s Child Safety Training • All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screening
To apply: submit a resume and cover letter online here: https://donate.mccormickfoundation.org/_about-us/about-us---careers-newton-test?gnk=job&gni=8a7885a86d6b847c016d7358e8f3540a&gns=Illinois+Parks+%26+Recreation+Association+%28IPRA%29
The Assistant Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for supervising pool operations, lesson development, lifeguard training, staffing and maintenance. The Assistant Supervisor maintains a safe and healthy atmosphere.
• Develop, oversee and/or conduct revenue generating programs. • Teach private lessons and group lessons. • Conduct required tests and work with maintenance department for repairs/maintenance. • Manage and develop swim team program. • Ensure staff have proper training and certifications, as required. • Responsible for hiring, on-boarding, training, and supervising staff (and volunteers if applicable) in the Aquatic area following internal procedures. • Responsible for setting and reviewing schedules to ensure proper coverage in accordance with employment laws. • Cultivate and maintain effective internal and external public relationships by acting as a team player for the benefit of the entire organization, addressing and responding to concerns or questions in a professional manner. • Review and approve payroll hours and time off requests to ensure accuracy as well as proper rate and labor allocation. • Provide ongoing feedback to staff, handle 1st warning discipline in accordance with policy, and work with Human Resources for subsequent events. • Conduct probationary and annual performance evaluations. • Maintain accurate records and filing according to internal policy and applicable laws. • Evaluate customer interests and assess needs; make recommendations of future services. • Ensure supplies and equipment are stored and maintained in a safe and orderly manner. • Conduct meetings with staff on a regular basis to facilitate communication. • Collaborate with Marketing/Media to promote the Aquatic programming in our brochure and online. • Obtain continuing education training for professional growth of self and staff. • May act as the Safety Coordinator for the Park District. • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
• Must possess valid certificates for American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguard Instruction, and American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid. CPR Instructor certification is preferred. • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Trainer certification (LGIT) a plus. • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI); must possess or obtain within 6 months of employment. • American Red Cross Certified Pool Operator (CPO); must possess or obtain within 90 days of employment. • Ability to train patrons and staff. • Possess basic math and computer skills. • Excellent communication skills. • Ability to analyze and respond to emergency situations. • Must exhibit good problem solving ability and judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District.
Required Education and Experience:
Must possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Parks and Recreation or related field, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. One – two years of supervisory experience is preferred.