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GENERAL PURPOSE Performs a variety of routine administrative, supervisory, and technical work in administering the programs within and outside of the recreation center. Will assist in developing programs and implementing them. This is an hourly non-exempt position.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED Works under the general guidance and direction of the Program Director

SUPERVISION EXERCISED Manage and direct programming, events, and program staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The items below are illustrative, but not limited to, the position.

  1. Evaluation and discipline of program staff. Recommends the hiring and termination of all program staff to the Program Director.
  2. Assists with development and implementation of programs within and outside of the recreation center. This includes programs at the Savoy Recreation Center, the Savoy Parks, and the Head Start building for summer camps.
  3. Establishes priorities, goals, and standards for programs.
  4. Assures appropriate staffing of the Center relative to programming and activities scheduled for the Center to operate smoothly and within the established budget.
  5. Assists in the promotion of recreation and community programs and activities among the general public by proofreading fliers, and designing news releases and public service announcements.
  6. Assists in overseeing development and implementation of a comprehensive volunteer program for the Center.
  7. Evaluates ongoing programs and operations for quality, efficiency, and sound purposes.
  8. Occasionally attends meetings, conferences, and workshops beneficial to the Village and staff development as required by the director.
  9. Performs related duties as assigned by Program Director, Recreation Center Director, or Village Manager.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor degree in Parks and Recreation, Leisure Studies, or related area desired. A combination of education, training, and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. • Certification in CPR and First Aid, and Certified Parks & Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIIES • Working knowledge of the full range of theories and principles accepted in the field of recreation management and the ability to apply such knowledge to meet the recreational needs of the Center and the community. • Working knowledge of Center functions and ability to direct recreational activities and operations consistent with program goals. • Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations, and prepare and assist with the administration of the Center’s budget. Working knowledge of grant writing practices with ability to locate funding sources, and prepare and submit applications. • Ability to supervise and direct assigned personnel, including interviewing applicants, hiring, making work assignments, evaluating performance, providing training and corrective instruction, disciplining and, along with approval of the Recreation Center Director, Program Director, and Village Manager; terminating as needed. • Ability to prepare and make public speaking presentations. Effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other Village departments, funding and regulatory agencies, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities. • Ability to regularly work evening and weekend hours, and occasionally travel out of town for seminars, sometimes overnight. • Ability to work on several tasks at the same time and complete assignments effectively amidst frequent distractions and interruptions. • Ability to work alone and with others in a team environment with minimum supervision, often under time pressure.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS • Must be bondable. • Must possess a Valid Illinois Driver’s License, or ability to obtain one.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED Requires frequent use of computer, including word processing and spreadsheet programs; automobile, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine and various sports machines and equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Incumbent performs a majority of duties in a standard office environment. Incumbent may exert physical effort to lead recreational or educational programs. Incumbent is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The incumbent is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office, and moderate to loud in various parts of the Center.

Please send work history, complete resume, and three (3) professional references to Brandon Martin, 402 W. Graham Dr., Savoy, IL 61874, Preferred method is by mail.

 Savoy Recreation Center/Village of Savoy


Brandon Martin

 Closing Date

January 19, 2018  Print