Qualifications: Position requires a Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Arts Administration, Education or closely related field. At least two to three years relevant work experience in recreational programming or cultural arts programming preferred. Prior experience hiring, supervising and evaluating staff required. Prior summer camp work experience in a leadership role preferred. Must possess excellent leadership, communication, presentation and organizational skills. CPRP (Certified Park and Recreation Professional) or APRP (Certified Associate Park and Recreation Professional) or CPRE (Certified Parks and Recreation Executive) certification preferred. Must be able to obtain and keep current CPR and AED certifications.
Duties: The Devonshire Cultural Center Program Supervisor is responsible for planning, developing, promoting and managing cultural arts programming which includes arts, music, early childhood and assigned summer camp programs. Plans and coordinates all musical recitals and art shows/receptions. Plans, directs, implements and evaluates Devonshire Center special events and creates new special events. Assists with District-wide special events and festivals as requested. Develops new cultural arts, early childhood programs and special events that meet the needs of the community. Hires, trains, supervises, evaluates and processes/approves payroll for part-time programming and camp staff. Purchases programming supplies and equipment, approves invoices for items purchased. Prepares and proofs content for brochure publications for area of responsibility. Develops all related program budgets, monthly reports, participation records and financial reports; reviews monthly budget reports. Manages all financial aspects and volunteer coordination needed for the Skokie Art Guild, including but not limited to leadership of their membership drive, newsletter production and art exhibits. On call for building emergencies. Greets and interacts with the public in a courteous and knowledgeable manner. Works closely and cooperatively with other staff of the District. Performs other duties as assigned.
To apply: Complete online employment application and attach resume. Apply early as interviewing will begin promptly. Use the link below to be connected directly to our online application.
The Skokie Park District is an equal opportunity employer.