Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Manager is responsible for the overall running and operations of general teen, family, adult and senior adult programming, special events, summer day camp, ActiveKidz and other assigned programs. The Recreation Manager is also responsible for assisting in running and operations of the Hoosier Grove Museum and liaison to the Streamwood Historical Society. The Recreation Manager is on call as needed. This is an at-will position.
Qualifications • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Business Management, Public Administration or related field. • Minimum of two to four (2-4) years of full-time experience in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Must have experience in managing programs, special events, and/or facilities. • Must have a valid Illinois State Driver’s License. • Must be Red Cross CPR/AED certified within (6) months of hiring. • Preference given to candidates with bi-lingual (Spanish/English) communications skills.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Employee is responsible for the development and implement of all-district special events including, but not limited to: Safely Trick or Treat, Play in the Parks, Movies Under the Stars, Family Special Events, Holiday Events, Trips for teens, family, adults and senior adults, Other District events as assigned.
• Employee will be responsible for the ActiveKidz program and operations. Employee will be responsible for the summer day camp program and operations. • Employee will be responsible for the development and implementation of teen, family, adult and senior adult programming. • Employee is responsible for bus scheduling and usage. • Employee is responsible for the development and implementation of other assigned programming areas. • Employee will be responsible for assisting Museum operations. • Employee is responsible for coordination of development of programming with Streamwood Historical Society for museum programs and events for youth through senior adult. • Employee must attend Streamwood Historical Society Meetings as needed. • Employee must coordinate and work with part-time and volunteer staff. • Employee must coordinate scheduling of programs and events with appropriate managers, supervisors, and coordinators. • Employee must develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers through oral and written communications. • Employee must promote the Streamwood Park District including but not limited to patrons, guests, and staff. • Employee must respond to internal and external phone calls, e-mails, comments, and suggestions in a timely manner. • Employee must assist in customer service, which include, but not limited to customer issues, comments, complaints, and concerns.
For a full job description, please visit www.spdcares.com or email Steven Muenz. The Recreation Manager is a full time, exempt position. The Streamwood Park District offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, life insurance, IMRF pension, vacation, holiday, personal and sick time.
To apply, please visit www.spdcares.com