The St. Charles Park District is actively searching for a qualified, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and collaborative professional to lead the Recreation Department as the Superintendent of Recreation. Starting salary is $95,000 annually with competitive benefits. Deadline to apply is Friday, June 8, 2018.
Under the administrative direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation, this position is responsible for supervising the planning and operations of recreation programming, facilities, staff, and activities to advance the mission and meet the goals of the St. Charles Park District. The professional best suited for this position will be a strong collaborator and team leader with a high degree of knowledge in recreation management, community and customer service, facility management, marketing, budgeting, staff development, research and metrics, effective internal and external communications, risk management and the ability to complete special projects as assigned. The Superintendent of Recreation serves as an essential leader on the Park District Administrative Team and must have experience preparing and leading interactive presentations to audiences that will include residents, staff, elected officials, associate groups and vendors; among others.
Essential Education, Qualifications and Experience: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Parks and Recreation, Business or Public Administration or a related field A Master's Degree and ongoing academic and/or professional coursework is desired Professional certifications in recreation and/or leisure services (e.g. CPRP/CPRE), or the willingness to become certified, Requires a minimum of five years of high level supervisory experience in recreation administration and management
The St. Charles Park District will accept applications and resumes through early June. The Park District wishes to screen candidates and schedule first round interviews by mid June and fill this career opportunity by July. Questions may be directed to the Director of Parks and Recreation or the Human Resources and Risk Manager.
All interested candidates must visit the employment page to read the full job description and apply for the career opportunity: https://www.applitrack.com/stcharlesparks/onlineapp/default.aspx?AppliTrackJobID=441&ref=