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The Lombard Park District is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individual to lead the Recreation Department. The Director of Recreation is responsible for the administration, daily operation, development, management, planning, organization, and evaluation of recreation programs, facilities, and services within the Lombard Park District. This position reports to the Executive Director and directly supervises four Program Managers, two Facility Managers, Office Manager, and the Superintendent of Golf Operations.    

The mission of the Lombard Park District is to provide quality recreation opportunities for people to enjoy life. The Lombard Park District is an Illinois Distinguished Accredited agency, governed by an elected board, and staffed with over 500 dedicated employees. The District is a past winner of the National Gold Medal award from the National Recreation and Park Association, and is a CAPRA Accredited Agency. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Recreation Management or related field. Minimum seven years of experience and understanding of recreation programming, aquatics, fitness, golf, concessions, and rental facilities, including at least five years of supervisory experience. Independent, innovative, adaptable, and organized, with strong management, leadership, and customer service skills. CPR, First Aid, AED certification required or training will be provided.  CPRP preferred.    

We offer a competitive compensation package. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time, and personal days.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: Please visit us at – under “Contact Us” select “Job Opportunities” to complete the full online job application through Frontline. Please attach a resume and cover letter.  

 Lombard Park District


Joe McCann

 Closing Date

September 22, 2023  Print