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 $50,000.00 - $60,000.00


Responsible for all aspects of management and administration of the Mary Lubko Center programs, including all staff, services, projects, and senior programs.


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a recreation, education, psychology, or gerontology-orientated or closely related field required. Must have at least two (2) years of supervisory experience with at least three (3) years of experience in recreation-based programming.  Experience in planning day and extended travel events a plus.  Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP) or other related professional certification related to position preferred.  Must have good oral and written communication skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.  Must be able to lead, manage, and motivate assigned staff.  Must have great problem solving, analytical, organizational, interpersonal; and written and verbal communication skills.  Must be able to multi-task and work calmly and effectively under pressure. 


Responsible for maintaining a master calendar of programs/events at the Mary Lubko Center.

Responsible for the overall appearance of the Mary Lubko Center and that all equipment and supplies are in good working order.

Directly supervise the extended travel and daytrip programs.

Directly supervise part-time staff and volunteers at Mary Lubko Center.

Prepare annual budget for the Mary Lubko Center.

Work with the Marketing Division in soliciting local and cooperate sponsors to help defray costs.

Write and organize “Time of Your Life” newsletter and contribute to adult brochure.

Evaluate the effectiveness of all services under his/her authority and make recommendations for modifications of services to the Director of Recreation.

Prepare and/or direct the preparation of board summaries, monthly, quarterly, and periodic special reports, as required.

Provide appropriate information for district program guides and websites.

Act as a representative/liaison to local clubs or affiliate groups as assigned.

Submit room requests to Scheduling Coordinator in a timely manner.

Review and monitor the Mary Lubko Center facility and make recommendations as to needed improvements.

Hire, train, manage, lead, coach, direct, schedule, discipline, motivate, evaluate, provide quarterly feedback and recommend merit increases for assigned staff ensuring an effective and efficient department and successful District run in accordance with Department of Labor laws and District policies and procedures.

Contribute to a feedback rich environment.

Provide a high quality of customer service in a professional manner to the internal customer that will facilitate team building and exceptional customer service to the external customer.

Follow the Wheaton Park District policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Proactively support the V.A.L.U.E.S. (integrity, fun, commitment, adaptability and growth, kindness, and service) on a daily basis.

Maintain good safety awareness and follow all safety guidelines and procedures.


Must have and maintain:  a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record; and CPR/AED Instructor certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment.


Must be able to:  frequently remain in a stationary position for long periods of time, with repetitive use of hands/arms such as when using a computer. This position will occasionally move about the facility.  This position will occasionally position one’s self to move items weighing up to 10 lbs. and rarely up to 25 lbs.  Must be able to ascend and descend stairs frequently. This position will rarely walk on uneven ground


This position will work frequently in an office environment with moderate noise level and lighting. This position will rarely be exposed to all weather conditions. This position will rarely be exposed to dirt, odors, dust, mold, cleaning chemicals, and wet, slippery floors/surfaces.


8:30am - 4:30pm  --  M - F + occasionally nights and weekends as required.


We have a highly competitive benefits package including: health insurance, life insurance, paid time off (including holiday, vacation, personal, and sick), 457 deferred compensation plan, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (pension plan), medical and dependent flexible spending account, facility privileges for employee and employee's eligible dependents, etc.

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The Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

 Wheaton Park District


Becky Mendenhall

 Closing Date

February 7, 2018  Print