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Athletic/Facility Supervisor

Summary: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Athletic/Facility Supervisor is responsible for the planning, coordination and supervision of operational functions for athletic programs, leagues, gymnastics/tumbling and a select number of special events, the management of Western Avenue/Harrison Street School Gymnasiums, Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course, and Geneva Baseball liaison.

Supervisor: The Athletic/Facility Supervisor reports to the Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.

Hours: The Athletic/Facility Supervisor shall have varying hours due to programs, special events, and facility operating hours. Due to the varying nature of the work, evening and weekend hours are expected.

Qualifications: Graduate of a college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in recreation administration or closely related field; two years full time experience in athletic programming or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certification by a professional association and record of ongoing participation in continuing education seminars and workshops is desirable.

Essential Functions: Administration:

  1. Maintain accurate and current records including personnel, payroll, daily attendance, daily receipts, registration, inventory and schedules, and other miscellaneous statistics for the operation and management of athletic programs, gymnastics/tumbling, leagues, special events, Western Avenue/Harrison Street School Gymnasiums, and Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course.

  2. Administer the operation of the athletic/gymnastic/tumbling programs and special events in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Commissioners, Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.

  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of services provided in all athletic programs and facilities and makes recommendations on modifications of existing services and the introduction of new services.

  4. Organize leagues, lessons, programs and special events to meet the needs of all ability levels and ages.

  5. Prepare annual and special reports in relationship to all programs and facilities.

  6. Implement operating procedures established by the Board of Commissioners, Superintendent of Recreation, and the Executive Director.


  1. Preparation and administration of the annual budget for athletic and other programs, Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course, and select special events within the Recreation Department. Authorization of budget and expense is through the Superintendent of Recreation.


  1. Inform the Superintendent of Recreation and other staff members of all pertinent matters.

  2. Establish internal communication of the staff involved in athletic programs, leagues, Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course, special events, Western Avenue and Harrison Street School Gymnasiums and baseball field maintenance.

  3. With the Director of Marketing & Public Relations plan and conduct a promotional strategy for each program and special event and publicize through different media sources.

  4. Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships among staff members, participants, public agencies and community organizations.


  1. Supervise the work of all part-time and seasonal employees at each of the facilities, including hiring, scheduling, training, evaluating and, if necessary, dismissal.

  2. Conduct staff meetings and/or in-service training programs on a regular basis.


  1. Maintain an adequate inventory of all supplies needed for the athletic and other programs, special events and at Western Avenue and Harrison Street School Gymnasiums, including maintenance supplies and athletic equipment.

  2. Recommend repairs or replacement of athletic equipment and arrange for repairs to Western Avenue and Harrison Street School Gymnasiums with the Supt. of Recreation.

  3. Maintain an awareness of current trends in basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, gymnastics/tumbling, and other athletics to be incorporated as a part of the comprehensive plan of the Park District.

  4. Prepare and submit proposed lesson, league and program schedules including cost estimates, staff requirements and equipment needs.

Safety Program:

  1. Implement facility safety code and preventive maintenance program for the facility equipment.

  2. Understand the Park District safety procedures and requirements. This includes completion and follow-through on all accident reports, emergency safety procedures, reporting of hazardous equipment, facilities or conditions and the conduct of any employee under his/her supervision. Reports all incidents and potential hazards to the Safety Committee as soon as possible.

  3. The Athletic/Facility Supervisor may be designated as Safety Committee Co-Coordinator. In addition to this job description, this employee must adhere to the Safety Coordinator Job Description located in the Safety Manual, Section 5.01.

Marginal Functions:

  1. Assist all employees of the Park District as needed.

Physical Requirements: 1. Ability to operate Park District vehicles.

  1. Handling Park District materials up to 50 pounds. Assistance will be provided when necessary.

Cognitive Considerations:

  1. Resolve differences and problems that arise with patrons and employees.

  2. The Athletic Supervisor must exhibit good problem solving ability and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District.

  3. May be exposed to elements when driving to meetings or when assisting workers with outdoor functions. Most activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.

  4. The Athletic/Facility Supervisor must exhibit good computer skills in order to perform all duties efficiently and effectively.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Nicole Vickers at

 Geneva Park District


Nicole Vickers

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