The Niles Park District is seeking a full time Hockey Director. The position is responsible for the coordination, scheduling, supervising, planning, evaluating, budgeting, and administration of all ice hockey programs including all hockey league programs. Utilizes all available resources of the District to ensure a smooth and effective delivery of services and will carry out the established policies of the Niles Park District.
- Plans and implements all of the hockey programming which includes youth hockey classes, youth hockey leagues, adult hockey classes, adult hockey leagues, youth spring specialized clinics, youth summer hockey camp, special events and tournaments.
- Markets and promotes all hockey programs utilizing the assistance of the Marketing Department and by distributing school fliers and information to various outside groups.
- Develops and promotes the hockey introductory program.
- Updates the District's website with regards to information about all hockey programs and related programming and special events. This includes the league standings, statistics, class listing and registration information. Responsible for updating the Rangers Youth Hockey League program information and statistics on the District's website.
- Registers all participating hockey players, coaches and teams with USA Hockey.
- Certifies rosters for all leagues through AHAI.
- Coordinates ice scheduling for all hockey programming.
- Hires, schedules, trains and evaluates all hockey program instructional staff, team coaches, volunteers, and summer camp staff.
- Records revenues, expenses and participation numbers for budgetary and report purposes.
- Develops the hockey program budget. Reviews monthly budget reports.
- Purchases, distributes, and inventories program supplies and apparel. Follows the District's procurement procedures and policies.
- Develops needed volunteers to assist in hockey programming.
- Assists and supports other Iceland and District staff members in building supervision, building security, emergency procedures and office administration.
- Greets and interacts with the public in a courteous and knowledgeable manner.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Ability to supervise programs and staff effectively, demonstrate skill in working well with people, ability to plan and implement program budgets, creative approach to programming, ability to write and speak clearly, ability to establish positive and effective interpersonal relationships with customers. Position requires working some evening and weekend hours. Adheres to and actively enforces the safety responsibilities and safety procedures as outlined in the District's Safety Manual and overall risk management program.
Education: High School or G.E.D
Experience: Must have at least three years hockey programming and supervisory experience.
Certifications: Must be able to obtain and keep current CPR and AED certifications.