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The Clarendon Hills Park District is seeking a highly motivated, effective and experienced marketing professional for its newly created part-time Marketing Supervisor position. The selected candidate will coordinate and implement marketing and publicity efforts for the District’s programs and amenities, which include seven parks, a community center, an outdoor pool and over 700 recreational programs annually. The Marketing Supervisor is a permanent part-time position (maximum 20 hours per week) and requires occasional evening and weekend work.

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, experience, and skills: • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or other related field from an accredited college or university. • Minimum of two years of successful full-time experience in public relations or marketing, preferably in a parks and recreation environment. • The knowledge of a wide range of marketing techniques and concepts. • Sound communication skills and ability to present ideas in a concise verbal and visual manner. • Clear and concise writing skills with a thorough knowledge of English language usage. • The ability to carry out instructions effectively and efficiently and organize workload to meet production deadlines in a timely and punctual manner. • The ability to work independently, solve problems cooperatively, and convey a positive attitude to others. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), and other related software.
• Experience updating/maintaining websites using a content management system. • Experience developing, scheduling, and posting content to organizational social media platforms. • Experience developing and designing content for email marketing. • The ability to be flexible in all aspects of job responsibility.

Job Duties (sample): • Develop, oversee, and implement marketing plans for the District’s amenities and programs. Analyze effectiveness of marketing strategies and adjust as necessary. • Coordinate with District staff and consultants in the development of print marketing materials, including the District’s seasonal program guide (3), postcards, and banners, utilizing Adobe Creative Suite software. • Oversee the development and maintenance of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s website using content management software to administer changes. • Manage the District’s presence on social media sites, including Facebook. Develop and manage social media advertising campaigns. • Take photographs and videos at programs and events. Edit photos as needed for print and digital use. Develop polished videos for digital use and presentations.

APPLY with cover letter and resume to - no calls please.

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 Clarendon Hills Park District


Kelly Smith

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 45,000-55,000 DOQ + IMRF and Excellent Benefits

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Title: Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Department: Finance FSLA Status: Full-time – Non-Exempt Summary: Under the direction and supervision of the IT Manager, the IT Support Specialist is responsible for maintaining and supporting district hardware, software, networks, and related systems as outlined in the Essential Functions below.

Supervision Received: Reports to the IT Manager.

Supervision Exercised: None.

Essential Functions: • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain end-user desktops, laptops, and other endpoints, as well as server hardware and networks, under the supervision of the IT Manager. • Respond to and resolve alerts and notifications from system, network, and security monitoring tools. • Build and continually expand expertise with district software including: Microsoft Office 365 suite, RecTrac, Incode, etc. Gain familiarity with operations in each department and how they use technology, especially software applications, to improve support standards. • Effectively communicate technical information to non-technical end-users, and thoroughly document procedures and solutions. • Troubleshoot problems without direct supervision; demonstrate willingness to investigate solutions and interact with other staff and third-party technical support resources as needed. • Prioritize and manage time effectively using helpdesk ticketing system. • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills.

Marginal Functions: • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope above.

Contacts Outside of Own Department: All departments, software vendors, hardware vendors, financial institutions, third party information processors, telecommunications vendors and consultants. Tools and Equipment Used: Usual office equipment, computer, including office productivity software, calculator, copier, phones, fax and other office equipment. Network equipment including routers, switches, modems, cabling. Repair tools including basic hand tools and electronic test equipment.   Physical and Mental Demands:
• Complex planning and implementation involving advanced technology solutions. • The employee must be able to work independently. • The employee must be able to manage multiple priorities and demanding timeframes to complete all assigned tasks. • The employee must drive to different district sites to perform job tasks. • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. • The employee is frequently required to communicate with staff and others. • The employee is frequently required to use hands and/or fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. • Lifting of equipment for installation and/or repair of up to 50 pounds, with assistance. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. • Hours of work may vary. On call for support of all facilities during normal business hours.

Working Conditions: • Office conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to noise levels associated with a traditional office environment. • Conditions as they exist at remote facilities such as swimming pools, golf course and recreation center. • Subject to modified/flexible work schedule including occasional nights and weekends, and on-call schedules to support district facility operations.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:
• Two- or four-year college degree (or equivalent work experience) in information technology, systems, computer science, or related field. • Strong knowledge of Windows desktop operating systems and basic knowledge of server architectures and roles (e.g. Active Directory, Group Policy, DHCP, DNS). • In-depth knowledge of networking design concepts as well as familiarity with troubleshooting tools and procedures related to: physical cabling, TCP/IP communication, routers, switches, firewalls, access points, cameras, and phones. • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle for travel between sites. • Typing at 30 wpm.

Safety: • The IT Support Specialist is responsible for being aware of and contributing to the maintenance and implementation of all Deerfield Park District safety policies and procedures. • Required to: o Use good safety awareness and judgment o Follow policies o Report potentially unsafe conditions o Follow manufacturer safety instructions when using equipment o Follow agency ergonomic policies and procedures

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Trisha Breitlow

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 15.03 hour

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The Forest Preserve District of Will County is accepting resumes for a part-time Permit Administrative Assistant at Sugar Creek Administration Center in Joliet. This position is primarily responsible for the administration and facilitation of permits.

See the attached Position Opening outlining the position duties, education, training, experience, physical/mental requirements, and necessary special requirements. Resumes will be accepted until Friday, June 7, 2019.

Application Procedure: Send a cover letter and resume to:

Donna Suca, Human Resource Supervisor Forest Preserve District of Will County 17540 W. Laraway Road Joliet, Illinois 60433 815.722.5667 (desk) 815.722.3608 (fax)

The Forest Preserve District of Will County does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, or disability. In offering employment opportunities to the public, the Forest Preserve District will make reasonable modifications to ensure that all people have an equal opportunity. To request this document in large print, audio, or Braille, contact the Superintendent of Public Affairs, Sugar Creek Administration Center, 17540 W. Laraway Road, Joliet, IL 60433;; 815.722.9383 (voice); 800.526.0844 (TDD). Requests should be made at least 48 hours in advance. While the Forest Preserve District of Will County will make every effort to meet requests in a timely fashion, some requests may take longer than others to fulfill. Persons believing that they have been discriminated against by the Forest Preserve District of Will County may file a complaint alleging discrimination with the Forest Preserve District or the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of the Interior,




The Permit Administrative Assistant is a customer service position providing support to the Permit Administrator with reservation and registration software and procedures. The position requires extensive public and staff interaction, as well as a comprehensive understanding of computers and the applications used for the day to day tasks of permitting procedures, issuance, and reporting.


Reports to:  Permit Administrator  Education and Outreach Supervisor

Works closely with:  Visitor Services facility staff  SCAC Front Desk staff Supervises:  None


  1. Perform necessary maintenance and upgrades as determined by the Permit Administrator to the ActiveNet permitting system to improve functionality.

  2. Assist customers with special use, Non-District Event, photography, dog park, picnic, and camping requests.

  3. Provide support to end-users, including the public, processing permits and collection of fees for picnic and camping permits, educational program permits, dog park memberships, girft card sale and use, on-line program registration, Point of Sale, and other such activities that require a permit.

  4. Filter and process refund requests.

  5. Staff a table at select Non-District Events to represent the District and provide information.

  6. Oversee on-line dog park memberships including processing on-line sales (asssiting public, daily sales reports, mailing passes, etc) and all maintenance, routine, and trouble-shooting necessary to improve functionality.

  7. Oversee on-line program registration including entry of public programs, creation of and scheduling of open/closing of registration sessions and programs.

  8. Assist in producing various ActiveNet Reports to supply data as needed for Annual Permit Summary and Annual Report or other such reports and ensure data entry by other facilities is accurate.

  9. Maintain the layout and design of the customer reservation and registration website.

  10. Develop and maintain departmental administrive calendar.

  11. Faciliate camping equiment rental program including payment, permitting, check in/out proceedures, assembling equipoment requests, and maintaining equipmnet inventory.

  12. Purchase / order supplies, uniforms, and equipment for the Education and Outreach section; may require off-site pick-up / purchase of items.

  13. Oversee rental procedures for the Resource Loan Kits. Inventory kits and restock as needed. Produce annual usage report.

  14. On occasion, work select Education & Outreach activites or Facility Events.

  15. Staff front desk at SCAC to cover lunches, sick days, etc as needed.

  16. Perform other duties as assigned.


 Ability to work autonomously with minimal direction  Excellent problem solving and decision making abilities  Ability to multitask by working on various projects  Highly proficient with computers for generating documents, emails, and operating a complex reservation system (ActiveNet)  Exceptional organization skills  Highly proficient in the creation of complicated spreadsheets, data reports, and tabulation of data.  Ability to operate office equipment: Point of Sale, printer, phone  Excellent customer service skills  Effective communication skills, both orally and in written form  Ability to maintain sensitive personal information in a professional secure manner  Ability to maintain accurate records and data reports  Proficient in math


Minimum requirements include:
 Associates degree in Business Administration, Parks and Recreation, or related field  Experience with a recreation management software a plus  2-3 year’s related experience, including customer service and cash handling
 Ability to operate a POS system/cash register.  Ability to communicate in a friendly, energetic, respectful, and professional manner with the public.  Must possess and maintain a current and valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license. WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires some work outdoors in the preserves on and off trail. Applicant must be available to work 3 days a week, including every Friday. Typical work day is 6 hours. Some weekend and weeknight hours required. Not to exceed 940 hours annually.

Manual Dexterity: Work requires ability to lift on occasion up to 40 lbs.

Physical Effort: Work requires ability to move between sitting, standing, and walking for 6-8 hours

Working Conditions: Occasional exposure to moderately disagreeable weather in the preserves on and off trail.

Hazards: Negligible


Pay Range: Grade 5 Starting Wage: $15.03/hour

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Donna Suca

 Closing Date

June 7, 2019

 $67,500 - $75,000 DOQ

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Employment Opportunity: Full-Time Superintendent of Recreation Hiring Range: $67,500 - $75,000 annual salary, DOQ Location: Triphahn Community Center & Ice Arena Address: 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 FLSA Status: Exempt

The Hoffman Estates Park District is looking for an innovative and creative recreational professional to fill the role of Superintendent of Recreation. The District is dynamic and growing, serving a diverse population of more than 50,000 people. Recognized as a National Gold Medal Winner, Illinois Distinguished Agency, NRPA/CAPRA Accredited Agency, and PDRMA loss control accredited member, the District is committed to offering a variety of fun, engaging, and safe recreation programs.
The Superintendent of Recreation is responsible for the overall operation recreation programs, special events and athletics. This individual preforms work under the direct supervision of the Director of Recreation while supervising full-time Recreation & Athletic Program Managers and part time staff as assigned.

This individual will (among other duties) - develop long-range plans for implementing recreation programs, special events and athletic programs to meet residents’ needs; - develop new and innovative recreation programs; - assist in development of effective business/marketing plans for recreation programs, special events and athletic programs; - prepare and implement program department budgets; - research, analyze, review, and recommend program fees; - prepare written reports as assigned; - attend trainings to remain proactive with industry trends; - participate on park district sub-committees, NWSRA, school districts, IAPD/IPRA and community wide committees; - assist with all safety issues regarding PDRMA requirements; and - develop and maintain effective internal and external public relations with other departments, customers, vendors, and the community.

Qualified candidates should be organized, passionate, a team player, ambitious, proactive, forward thinking, autonomous, and have a strong work ethic. This individual should also be available for evening or weekends on occasion and on site for major activities or as needed.

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, Leisure Studies, Business Administration or related field and a minimum of five years of professional experience with at least three years in a supervisory capacity in recreation, sports and/or community recreation programs.

(Preferred): Master’s Degree in Recreation, Park or Leisure Studies, or Business Administration. Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP).

Apply online at / Hoffman Estates Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Eric Leninger
(847) 885-7500

 Closing Date

June 17, 2019

 $49,187 – 71,185

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The Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Department of Recreation and Community Services is seeking an enthusiastic individual to coordinate MPS youth sports programming throughout the city of Milwaukee. Major responsibilities include the development and oversight of instructional sports activities and leagues, as well as the hiring, supervision and training of officials and part-time staff. The ideal candidate has a deep investment in the Milwaukee community and the drive to build upon a quality youth sports program to increase the physical literacy of Milwaukee’s youth and get all kids ‘in the game’.

Responsibilities: Develops and manages youth sports leagues, camps, and activities. Works to incorporate new and innovative activities into programming based on industry trends and community needs to keep participation at optimal levels. Recruits, hires, trains, and supervises part-time program instructors, officials and support staff. Completes necessary paperwork including payroll, attendance, and seasonal reports. Upholds and enforces league rules to maintain a safe environment. Assists schools in the expansion of their extracurricular athletic programs. Arranges for the purchase of equipment and supplies. Evaluates the effectiveness of existing youth sports programs, and updates program content to ensure that it is current and relevant to community needs. Assists in preparing and coordinating promotional materials for program activities. Studies and analyzes the youth sports needs and resources of the community. Monitors and accounts for program revenue and expenses. Identifies external funding opportunities to meet program needs. Coordinates facility scheduling for program activities. Establishes partnerships with other MPS departments, schools, governmental units, and community-based organizations and agencies to develop quality youth sports programs throughout the district. Assists with Recreation Department activities as needed. Serves on various community or Department committees as required and/or assigned. Actively supports the MPS Five Priorities for Success. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in recreation management, sport administration, physical education, sports and fitness management, education, or related field. Minimum one (1) year of full-time experience planning, coordinating and implementing youth sports programs and leagues for a large agency. Equivalent part-time experience and/or relevant certifications will be considered. Supervision of full or part time staff.

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Brian Litzsey

 Closing Date

June 13, 2019