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Sports Coordinator

IMRF - PT1-ACA position 30-35 hours/week

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, responsible for assisting in the planning and organization of assigned youth and adult athletic leagues and programs. Evening and weekend hours required. Exact schedule to be determined by the Recreation Supervisor and may vary based on the season.

Supervisory Responsibilities: • None

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: • Field supervisor for youth and adult leagues both at fields and in facilities

• Participate in coaches and captains meetings

• Serve as liaison to all officials/official associations

• Coordinate game schedules, rainouts, and playoff schedules

• Maintain Rainout Line information

• Creates league schedules and maintains online league standings

• Assist in creation of team rosters

• Lead up to 10 hours of youth classes and clinics each week

• Substitute classes and clinics as needed

• Maintains inventory of athletic equipment

• Compile and submit to the Recreation Supervisor accurate program records and accident/incident reports

• Act as liaison with appropriate Parks and Planning staff regarding field scheduling, field conditions, makeup games and cancellations

• Coordinate and occasionally lead Sports Birthday Parties

• Actively support the agency’s risk management protocol that will effectively control and reduce accidents

• Obey the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the Safety Committee, attend and participate in required safety trainings

• Promptly report all unsafe actions, practices or conditions to the Recreation Supervisor

• Create a safe, engaging environment through the framework of field rentals

• Set-up and take down of any equipment dependent on league

• Communicate with other Park District staff, supervisors and team leaders as needed

Required Skills/Abilities (Technology, Mathematical, Language): • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

• Ability to project across a large area with clear and concise language

• Ability to maintain self-control and composure in high stress and/or difficult situations

• Ability to work independently and problem solve

Education and/or Experience: • Must be at least 18 years of age

• Knowledge of the league sports, including but not limited to rules, equipment, and playing area

Physical Requirements/Work Environment: • Must be able to work outdoors in various seasons

• Must be able to walk back and forth on the length of soccer field, softball play fields and basketball courts

• Ability to lift 50 pounds for a distance of 25 yards

Required Certificates/Licenses/Registrations: • Valid Illinois Driver’s license

• First Aid Certification obtained within 6 months provided by Wilmette Park District

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 Wilmette Park District


Carol Heafey

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $54,000- $64,000/yr. depending on qualifications

LOCATION: Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, 800 St. Charles Rd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

The Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center is looking for a highly motivated team player with the ability to deliver a high level of interactive customer service, recruit new members while developing and maintaining collaborative relationships, hire, train, and lead friendly and effective staff, communicate effectively, as well as proactively solve problems. Amenities include a 7,000+ square foot fitness center, 3 court gymnasium, elevated indoor walking track, recently renovated sports training center with batting cages, etc., group fitness studios, a full-size indoor turf field, outdoor fitness stations, and more. Must be energetic and resourceful with the desire to elevate our fitness center to the next level. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and offer a flexible schedule is essential.

Under the direction and supervision of the Facility Manager, the Assistant Facility Manager – Fitness Operations is responsible for overseeing the daily, seasonal, and yearly operation of the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center including group exercise and fitness programming, personal and athletics team training, as well as fitness desk and floor operations. Primary responsibilities include customer service, staffing and scheduling, membership sales and marketing, innovative program development, and other services to promote health and wellness to members as well as the community in a safe, productive environment. Will work closely with the Facility Manager to facilitate member retention strategies to include facility tours, appreciation days, regular incentive activities, holiday specials, and other events while also handling account issues and adjustments. Will perform ongoing analysis of membership status to identify trends and respond in a timely and effective manner. Responsible for fitness staff recruitment, training, and oversight on an ongoing basis while providing clear direction, role modeling, and ongoing support and mentoring. This position must be fully aware and knowledgeable of market competition, industry trends and standards and proactively adjust accordingly. During the Outdoor Aquatics season, will assume Asst. Aquatics Manager duties and serve as back-up to the Special Facilities Manager as needed. Other duties include but are not limited to updating brochure content, public relations/marketing, performance management, program instruction, budgeting, purchasing, inventory and equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Lastly, the Assistant Manager of Fitness is a member of the ASFC leadership team and is expected to be knowledgeable and engaged in all facets of facility operations under the direction of the Facility Manager. Will serve as Manager on Duty for assigned shifts and in the absence of the Facility Manager. This is an at-will position.

HOURS: We will attempt to provide as regular a schedule as possible, however, there will be an expectation to work early morning, closing, and weekend shifts to provide full-time facility oversite as much as possible, flexibility to observe operations and staff at various times, and participate in programs, special events, or address other needs. Flexibility in your work schedule is essential.

The ideal candidate will be a high-energy and driven individual who is service-oriented, passionate about fitness, and well-organized. Must be a self-starter who is dependable, flexible, and able to work independently and be part of the team. Capacity to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment is essential with the ability to shift gears and prioritize appropriately. Strong leadership and customer service skills with the ability to exhibit authority are essential. A Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Sports Management, or a related field is preferred or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Requires at least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a fitness center. Nationally certified group exercise instructor in at least three areas of group fitness with a minimum of three years of instruction preferred. Personal Training certification from an accredited program is also preferred with experience working with clients in a one-on-one and group setting a plus. Must be a continuous learner and remain current on industry standards, practices, and trends. Experience and understanding of customer service, budgeting, personnel procedures, safety, and program planning are required. Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) as well as database applications. Recreation Software experience is preferred, with ActiveNet experience highly desired. Strong business sense, with excellent analytical and accounting skills, attention to detail, and cash handling experience required. Ability to project a professional attitude and appearance and act calmly and efficiently under pressure or in difficult situations. Must have CPR/First Aid certification or receive within 3 months of hire. Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation. Available for flexible work schedule, including evenings, early mornings, and weekends. Will be required to pass a post-offer background check and pre-employment physical with drug screen.

The Glen Ellyn Park District is a local governmental agency serving residents of the Village of Glen Ellyn and portions of neighboring communities. It provides a wide range of recreational services, athletics, and leisure activities to its citizens, with opportunities for all ages and abilities. The Park District has 29 parks that are meticulously maintained for the community’s use in both unstructured recreation and for programmed events. The District operates one outdoor aquatic facility, two recreation centers, three athletic field complexes, 23 playgrounds, two lakes, the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, Holes and Knolls Miniature Golf Course, Maryknoll Splash Pad, and the recently renovated Lake Ellyn Boathouse. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our mission is to “foster diverse, community-based leisure opportunities through a harmonious blend of quality recreation programs, facilities, and open space which will enhance the quality of life into the future.” We welcome you to apply to become a part of our great TEAM!

BENEFITS WE OFFER: • Medical Coverage (PPO or HMO option) • Dental Coverage with Orthodonture • Prescription Coverage • Vision Plan (Reimbursement or Managed Care) • Employer Paid Life Insurance & other optional insurance plans • Free Fitness Membership and Wellness Program • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IL Municipal Retirement Fund) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holidays) • Professional Membership and ongoing training • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Employee Assistance Program

To apply for this position, go to or directly via: Please complete an employment application online and include a resume and cover letter. Thank you!

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Lynn Wiltfong

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), located just north of Chicago, has been providing recreational programs and services to individuals with disabilities since 1972. Today we serve over 1,300 children and adults in more than 600 programs, trips, and special events each year within our seven member districts:

Des Plaines Park District – Golf-Maine Park District – Morton Grove Park District – Niles Park District – Park Ridge Park District –Skokie Park District – Village of Lincolnwood Parks & Recreation

M-NASR is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a full-time Recreation Specialist for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. This position is responsible for the implementation and development of leisure services for individuals with disabilities, with an emphasis on the adult population. This position will also assist with coordinating and planning Special Olympics Programs.

In exchange for outstanding skills, M-NASR is offering a starting salary of $45,000. Employees also receive a comprehensive benefits package including generous medical, dental, and vision plans; IMRF pension; optional 457 deferred compensation; paid time off including vacation, sick, and personal time; free personal fitness membership to one of the seven member park districts we serve; and the opportunity for 12 work from home days a year. This is a full-time, exempt position with hours that fluctuate to accommodate evening or weekend programs or meetings.

Essential Job Functions Include:

• Coordinate tournaments and state competitions for Special Olympics Programs • Implement and assist recreation programs and seasonal sport schedules for adults with intellectual disabilities by lesson planning, behavior management, equipment gathering and preparation, and program budgeting • Provide program leadership and supervision within all of M-NASR’s service areas • Support participant’s emotional and physical needs with lifting, transferring, and personal care • Transport participants with varying abilities using agency vehicles • Coordinate participant registrations with group homes and residential facilities • Assist with agency-wide and Foundation special events • Advocate for community access to recreation opportunities • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school plus knowledge and/or training in Therapeutic Recreation, Special Education, Adaptive Physical Education or related field. • Knowledge and understanding of recreational needs of persons with disabilities. • Ability to complete the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) or comparable certification within six (6) months of employment. • Complete First Aid/CPR, AED, and other certifications as required within six (6) months of employment.
• A valid Driver’s License, class “D”, is required.

To join our team, candidates can email a resume and cover letter to Human Resources:

For more information please visit: M-NASR is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation


Keli Stonitsch

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Between $75,000.00 - $85,000.00

The Director of Operations oversees and manages the development, maintenance and protection of conservation areas, facilities and natural resources of the Conservation District for public use, safety and long term preservation. Ideal attributes include a person that is self-motivated with well-rounded knowledge of conservation management practices. The selected candidate will be current on emerging trends in the field, be able to direct and carry out multiple assignments at the same time, service oriented and able to facilitate department staff to meet short and long range goals of the District

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with a major course of study in forestry, natural resource management, park and recreation administration or related field with emphasis in park, conservation or forest preserve maintenance management. Also required is seven years of increasing supervisory experience in a similar work environment. In addition, knowledge of and experience in budget development and management, construction, safety, insurance compliance for public facilities and worker protection, grant writing, planning, compliance requirements of local, state and federal laws pertinent to land and water protection, ADA, procurement processes and municipal property ownership. Current First Aid and CPR certification and a valid Illinois driver’s license or obtained within six months of hire. Complete a successful background check and drug screen.

How to Apply: Closing Date December 30, 2022. Please submit by email a cover letter, a resume with professional references, a list of past completed projects/accomplishments and any credentials/transcripts to

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 Macon County Conservation District


Jerry Culp

 Closing Date

December 30, 2022

 Starting at $50,155.00 annualized, DOQ

Job Summary About the Role

By understanding the Departments fiscal and operating goals, along with District safety and overall policies and procedures, develop and lead direct reports to deliver high quality recreation services for residents, visitors and the St. Charles community. Areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to, before and after school care, no school day programs, after summer camps for school age participants.

Starting salary is $50,155.00 annualized, DOQ.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

This position is well suited for someone with a friendly and positive personality who is productive and shows initiative, is an effective written and oral communicator, is reliable and safety-minded.

Knowledge of scheduling and recreational programming for youth; basic management procedures and budget is needed.

Bachelors degree in Education, Recreation, Social Work or a related field is required. One to three years with some supervisory experience, effectively working in general recreation programming and/or youth recreation programming. A valid Illinois State Drivers License is required. Maintain current CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Certification or obtain instructor certification within six months of hire.

Essential Functions of the Position

Park District Competencies

Follow all departmental safety rules that pertain to the duties performed and support all aspects of Park Districts safety and risk management program.

Work cooperatively and collaboratively with residents, colleagues, the public, PDRMA and other agencies or organizations as delegated.

Recommend improvements and efficiencies to better accomplish individual and district goals in the best interests of the St. Charles Park District community.

Comply with park district policies and administrative procedures.

Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.


Provie leadership to staff and program participants.

Assess the needs of youth and families, recommend modifications and implement new programs.

Develop, organize, promote, and supervise programs and camps for school-aged participants.

Resolve problems with staff members and patrons in a sensitive and mature manner.

Maintain participant confidentiality when handling sensitive participant information.

Provide instruction in first aid and CPR/AED to personnel.

Work weekends and evenings, as assigned.


Develop goals, objectives and operating procedures for areas of responsibility.

Work as a liaison with the local government agencies (School District, Park District, City of St. Charles, Townships, etc.) newspapers, Illinois Park and Recreation Association, parent organizations, vendors, independent contractors and other community groups.

Prepare and submit records and reports, (including: attendance, payroll, etc.) and make presentations as required.

Assist with the annual budget for assigned programs and activities.

Purchase supplies and equipment as needed per Park District policy.

Execute emergency procedures and facility evacuations, as necessary.


In consultation with your immediate supervisor, exercise supervisory authority and judgement on an ongoing basis related to subordinate employees reporting directly to you, in matters including: development of job descriptions, hiring, layoffs, compensating within approved budgeted perimeters, and disciplinary action up to and including termination, in compliance with Park District policies and procedures.

Exercise supervisory authority and judgement on an ongoing basis to subordinate employees reporting directly to you in matters including, but not limited to: employee training, scheduling, assigning, directing and overseeing completion of work assignments, and employee performance evaluation.

Marginal Functions of the Position or Role

Lead and assist with special projects and events. o Perform all other duties as assigned.

Physical and Environmental Requirements

Frequently (46-100% of the time)

Occasionally (16-45% of the time)

Rarely (0-15% of the time)

Position or Activity

Sitting - Frequently

Walking - Frequently

Climbing - Rarely

Balancing - Occasionally

Stooping/Kneeling - Occasionally

Crouching - Occasionally

Crawling - Rarely

Reaching - Occasionally

Handling/Feeling - Occasionally

Strength Routinely push, pull and/or lift to waist up to 40 lbs and 41 to 50 lbs with assistance.

EEO Statement and Accommodations

The St Charles Park District is an equal opportunity employer under all state and federal laws and regulations. The job responsibilities are subject to accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you require assistance or accommodation with the application process, please contact the Business Department at 630-584-1055.

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 St. Charles Park District


Christina Janes

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled