The Park Ridge Park District has an exciting and unique opportunity to serve as the Skating Director. We are seeking a motivated and creative individual to manage and grow the ice-skating program of the Park District. Under direction of the Oakton Facility Manager, this position is responsible for managing the skating staff, engaging the participants, planning and directing the annual ice show and increasing participation in the group lesson program. The Skating Director will have day-to-day communication with management staff of the Ice Arena and collaborate with the Marketing Department to promote programming.
Qualifications: Two or three years of occupationally specific training beyond high school. Four to five years of experience in an ice arena facility or an equivalent combination of education and experience managing staff and programs. Membership in U.S. Figure Skating and/or ISI and PSA. Must have the ability to establish positive customer service and an intermediate level of written and verbal communication in the English language in order to communicate with staff and patrons.
Availability: Generally, Monday – Friday daytime hours with weekend work occurring frequently. A combination of daytime and evening hours may be necessary.
Benefits: We offer a generous health plan effective the first day of employment in addition to many other benefits including a pension through IMRF.
Our employees enjoy a multitude of facility benefits valued up to $6,000 such as:
Memberships at our: Fitness Center, Ice Arena and Activity Center (for Active Adults 55+) Indoor and Outdoor Pool Use Driving Range - Buckets of Balls Private Room Rental for Your Special Occasions Classes such as: Fitness, Tae Kwon Do, dog obedience Discounted Preschool and Summer Camps for dependents
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