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 $72,500-$80,000 based on qualifications

Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities, the Manager of Fitness is responsible for the fitness operations and programs at the Recreation Center of Highland Park (Fitness and Indoor Pool), Hidden Creek Aqua Park and Rosewood Interpretive Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Supervise all fitness operations of the Recreation Center of Highland Park, Hidden Creek Aqua Park and the Rosewood Beach yoga program; recruit, interview and recommend personnel to be employed by department in accordance with approved practices; supervise, train and evaluate performance for full-time and part-time staff; develop and present an annual business plan that addresses the need for new innovations in fitness and health programs, which would improve the quality and enjoyment for residents and patrons of the Park District; lead the membership experience with oversight of the development, implementation, and evaluation of all membership programs, promotions, and events that will attract and retain members; lead personal training business, including individual assignment, small group training, and educational development and facilitate the latest fitness industry trend; prepare and recommend budgets for fitness programs; maintain files, supervise programs and conduct in-service training for fitness professionals; purchase supplies including capital development, for fitness operations; conduct investigations and studies when operationally required, providing results and recommendations to the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities; prepare monthly and annual facility reports with recommendations for the Board of Commissioners; review and approve payroll and submit with proper account distribution to the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities; and attend staff and Board meetings as directed by the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities.

Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; a minimum of four years management experience in fitness programming, recreation program planning and operational duties strongly preferred; related professional certification preferred; and CPR and AED certification required

To apply,submit your job application, letter of interest and resume online by October 28, 2018 at:

 Park District of Highland Park


Mitch Carr

 Closing Date

October 28, 2018  Print