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 Starting $62,000, commensurate with experience

Are you looking for a fun, engaging environment where you can utilize your skills to make a difference?

Then we need you! We are seeking an applicant who is innovative and thrives in a computerized HR environment. WDSRA will invest in the right person who brings HR management experience and ideas for how to maximize benefits, minimize risk and maintain compliance. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys a feedback rich culture, developing staff, and building employee relations.

This position is a full-time, 40 hour per week, exempt position. Applications accepted through December 26th. Go to - Join Our Team to apply.


  • Independent thinker who has the ability to determine what is best for the HR department/agency and has the confidence to communicate those recommendations
  • Fiscally responsible and able to balance WDSRA budget while still looking out for the employees
  • Tech savvy and appreciates the intricacies and efficiencies of multiple systems that interface with each other
  • Ability to negotiate with benefit providers to offer the best possible benefits at an affordable price
  • A rule follower that can also adjust to the needs of the staff or the agency when appropriate
  • A recruiter that believes they have an obligation to find the best fit and do everything they can to help new staff succeed
  • Someone who promotes continual feedback and can assist managers in setting appropriate goals and targets for staff development or is not afraid to recommend disciplinary action when appropriate
  • A trainer that cannot only personalize training needs but can develop relevant all-staff training -Safety-minded individual that will focus on leading the charge to minimize risk
  • Detail-oriented person who can organize agency records and follow state mandated retention guidelines
  • Caring person who is willing to listen to employees and effectively bring a resolution to their concerns


  • Extensive knowledge of modern principles and techniques of human resource management, benefits administration and insurance
  • Experience with various HR related computer systems
  • Strong ability to communicate professionally, both orally and in writing, with various audiences
  • Ability to solve problems comprehensively and effectively
  • Performs well under stressful situations
  • Effectively transitions through multiple tasks and/or multiple interruptions
  • Prolonged use of computer with working knowledge of Microsoft Office products


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university based on a major in human resource management or related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in human resource management, insurance, benefits management and/or related areas
  • HR system administration experience
  • Certification or the ability to attain certification for IMRF administration within one year
  • HR certification preferred
  • Risk Management experience preferred

 Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA)


Gail Bettcher

 Closing Date

December 26, 2019  Print