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Recreation Supervisor –Events & Community Engagement
Department: Recreation
Supervisor: Superintendent of Recreation
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Updated: 3/2024

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SUMMARY:
The Recreation Supervisor – Events & Community Engagement is directly responsible for the creation and implementation of special events and community engagement programming. This is an at-will position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
ADMINISTRATIVE:
• Aid the Superintendent of Recreation in directing events that satisfy the needs of the community.
• Responsible for the administration, organization, development, and implementation of the Recreation Department’s special events and community outreach programs so they run successfully and are interesting and rewarding for the community and participants.
• Review all event needs and take action to improve.
• Represent the Park District on the City’s Community Events Foundation committee.

PERSONNEL:
• Directly supervise programs and events including on nights and weekends.
• Interview and hire part-time program staff.
• Educate staff on the Mission, Vision, and Values of the District.
• Evaluate staff annually.
• Develop and update job descriptions as needed.
• Develop and maintain good working relationships among staff.

PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS:
• Understand basic philosophies of Park District programs and services.
• Develop rapport with Community Center patrons along with the Community.
• Responsible for developing & proofing of program information for the program guide three (3) times a year.
• Through leadership and personal relationships encourage part-time staff to promote positive community relations.
• Promote programs through a variety of marketing techniques, including flyers, social media, and email.
• Community outreach, developing programs for non-engaged areas of the community.
• Develop relationships and collaborate with key community participants, such as police/fire and school/library districts to fully maximize community engagement.
• Assist marketing and communications department in promoting events and securing sponsorships.

AREAS AND FACILITIES:
• Responsible for supervision of the Community Center as assigned.
• Make recommendations to the Superintendent of Recreation regarding purchase of equipment or facility enhancements.
• Make recommendations regarding purchase of equipment for programming or facility enhancements.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:
• May occasionally fill in as building supervisor.
• May occasionally need to help with a facility set up.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
• It is the responsibility of all Park District employees to pick up litter throughout the building, grounds, and facilities of the District.
• Staff is expected to help with the successful implementation of programs, parks, and services across program areas and between departments.

SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS:
• All employees are responsible for implementing the policies and procedures that pertain to safety and health.
• Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that their employees follow the established safety rules.
• First Aid, CPR, and AED Certification required.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS:
• Should have ability to work with other people under stressful situations.

PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS:
• Should be able to sit at least 80% of the day.
• Should be able to lift 25 pounds.
• Job includes repetitive hand movements.
• Facility set-ups include lifting, twisting, bending, and squatting.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS:
• Most activities are done indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS:
• Should exhibit good problem-solving abilities and good judgment in keeping with the Park District mission.
• Should be able to follow directions from supervisor and co-workers.

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 Rolling Meadows Park District

 Contact

Conor Cahill
847-818-3208
ccahill@rmparks.org

 Closing Date

July 31, 2024

 $135,000

The Glenview Park District (population 63,000) is one of the most unique park districts in Illinois. Located 20 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, the Glenview Park District employs 115 full-time employees plus 750 seasonal and part-time employees. The Park District has an annual fiscal year budget of $45 million with approximately $32 million in operating budget plus a current capital budget of $7.8 million and debt service budget of approximately $5.4 million. The District enjoys an AAA bond rating from Moody’s Investor Services, is CAPRA and Distinguished Agency Accredited, a 2024 and 2019 Gold Medal Finalist, the 2022 Champion of Change winner, and an IPRA Exceptional Workplace recognized agency. 
 
The Executive Director is seeking a highly qualified, innovative, and visionary Division Director to lead Recreation and Museum Services, one of four major divisions of the organization. The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services reports directly to the Executive Director, oversees an operating budget of more than $10 million, while working closely with other Division Directors and seven elected Board members. 
 
The Recreation and Museum Services Division includes the Park Center Recreation Center, Schram Memorial Chapel, two outdoor and one indoor aquatic complex, The Grove National Historic Landmark with an interpretive center and 150-acre nature preserve, and the 18.8-acre Historic Wagner Farm. The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services has direct supervisory responsibility for three department directors and indirect supervisory responsibility for an additional 500 full-time staff and part-time staff.  The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services oversees recreation programs, activities and special events, facility rentals, animal care and is responsible for the coordination of resources, projects, policies, and procedures within the division. 
 
The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services will have:
  • Strong leadership ability and the ability to build a cohesive and productive team. 
  • Ability to build and sustain strong relationships with others, including staff, patrons, community stakeholders, board members, and other partnering agencies. 
  • Significant knowledge of recreational programming. 
  •  General knowledge of facility management, maintenance, and construction planning/project administration. 
  •  Outstanding communication skills including listening, speaking, writing, negotiating, public presentations. 
  •  Ability to identify and solve problems in an effective manner. 
  • Ability to effectively contribute to and execute District-wide plans and strategies.
 
Candidate Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation, tourism, public policy, or related field. 
  • At least ten years’ progressively responsible experience and a record of achievement in an organization of similar complexity to the Glenview Park District, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
  • At least three years’ experience in a high-level manager or director role. 
  • A Master’s Degree is desirable. 
  • Professional certification is preferred. 
  • Prior supervisory experience required. 
 
Salary Range and Benefits
The starting salary range for this position is $135,000 + depending on qualifications. The District offers an excellent benefit package including membership into the Illinois Municipal Retirement System (IMRF), optional 457 deferred compensation plans, a District provided vehicle, an expansive menu of health and wellness benefits and a commitment to on-going employee education and training. 

How to apply:
Open until filled. Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five (5) professional references. First review of applicants Monday, July 15, 2024. Questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to Steve Scholten, Vice President or Joe DeLuce, Vice President, and Executive Recruiter, GovHR USA. GovHR USA. TEL: 847-380-3240 ext. 185 or 155.

The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encourages diverse applicants.
 

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 Glenview Park District

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 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $135,000

The Glenview Park District (population 63,000) is one of the most unique park districts in Illinois. Located 20 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, the Glenview Park District employs 115 full-time employees plus 750 seasonal and part-time employees. The Park District has an annual fiscal year budget of $45 million with approximately $32 million in operating budget plus a current capital budget of $7.8 million and debt service budget of approximately $5.4 million. The District enjoys an AAA bond rating from Moody’s Investor Services, is CAPRA and Distinguished Agency Accredited, a 2024 and 2019 Gold Medal Finalist, the 2022 Champion of Change winner, and an IPRA Exceptional Workplace recognized agency. 
 
The Executive Director is seeking a highly qualified, innovative, and visionary Division Director to lead Recreation and Museum Services, one of four major divisions of the organization. The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services reports directly to the Executive Director, oversees an operating budget of more than $10 million, while working closely with other Division Directors and seven elected Board members. 
 
The Recreation and Museum Services Division includes the Park Center Recreation Center, Schram Memorial Chapel, two outdoor and one indoor aquatic complex, The Grove National Historic Landmark with an interpretive center and 150-acre nature preserve, and the 18.8-acre Historic Wagner Farm. The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services has direct supervisory responsibility for three department directors and indirect supervisory responsibility for an additional 500 full-time staff and part-time staff.  The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services oversees recreation programs, activities and special events, facility rentals, animal care and is responsible for the coordination of resources, projects, policies, and procedures within the division. 
 
The Division Director of Recreation and Museum Services will have:
  • Strong leadership ability and the ability to build a cohesive and productive team. 
  • Ability to build and sustain strong relationships with others, including staff, patrons, community stakeholders, board members, and other partnering agencies. 
  • Significant knowledge of recreational programming. 
  •  General knowledge of facility management, maintenance, and construction planning/project administration. 
  •  Outstanding communication skills including listening, speaking, writing, negotiating, public presentations. 
  •  Ability to identify and solve problems in an effective manner. 
  • Ability to effectively contribute to and execute District-wide plans and strategies.
 
Candidate Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation, tourism, public policy, or related field. 
  • At least ten years’ progressively responsible experience and a record of achievement in an organization of similar complexity to the Glenview Park District, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
  • At least three years’ experience in a high-level manager or director role. 
  • A Master’s Degree is desirable. 
  • Professional certification is preferred. 
  • Prior supervisory experience required. 
 
Salary Range and Benefits
The starting salary range for this position is $135,000 + depending on qualifications. The District offers an excellent benefit package including membership into the Illinois Municipal Retirement System (IMRF), optional 457 deferred compensation plans, a District provided vehicle, an expansive menu of health and wellness benefits and a commitment to on-going employee education and training. 

How to apply:
Open until filled. Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five (5) professional references. First review of applicants Monday, July 15, 2024. Questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to Steve Scholten, Vice President or Joe DeLuce, Vice President, and Executive Recruiter, GovHR USA. GovHR USA. TEL: 847-380-3240 ext. 185 or 155.

The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encourages diverse applicants.
 

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 Glenview Park District

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 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 20 - $25 per hour

Tot Learning Center offers a full-day childcare program for infants through five-year-old children. 

The Tot Learning Center Early Childhood Teacher shall perform duties necessary to implement programs for the development and care of young children, ranging in ages from six (6) weeks to five (5) years of age in the DCFS licensed, NAEYC accredited childcare facility.  The Early Childhood Teacher shall also assist in providing a model program to serve as a learning center to college students, interns and student teachers.

Essential Duties:

  1. Participates in planning and implementing appropriate activities promoting  the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of children.
  2. Submits weekly lesson plans to Childcare Services Manager; posts in classroom for parent informational purposes.
  3. Supervises children closely to ensure their health and safety.
  4. Assists in the development and maintenance of an environment which is stimulating, inviting, and geared towards the needs of the children.
  5. Establishes a nurturing relationship with the children and serves as an appropriate role model for staff and children.
  6. Assures that the diapering and toiletry needs of the children are met.
  7. Provides a program that meets the social, emotional, nutritional and physical needs of the children in the classroom.
  8. Assures that classroom equipment and toys are sanitized regularly per DCFS standards. 
  9. Maintains necessary records and reports pertaining to those children under the Early  Childhood Teacher's care, and as required by DCFS and NAEYC.
  10. Assists in providing a flexible program which is responsive to the immediate needs or demands of a particular child or situation.
  11. Maintains both written and verbal daily communication with staff and parents, regarding a child's adjustment and progress.
  12. Supervises part-time teachers, assistants and  students.  
  13. Responsible for classroom management including the care of classroom equipment and materials; and maintains an organized and neat environment.
  14. Regularly observes, conducts and evaluates ASQ developmental children's screening. 
  15. Prepares and conducts parent/staff conferences.
  16. Participates in staff meetings, staff trainings and program-related activities.
  17. Works cooperatively with other staff, supervisors, parents, and the public.
  18. Responsible for the coordination of one or more of the following areas; field trip program, in-service training, special events, monthly newsletters, intakes, scheduling, enrollment, and other program-related activities.
  19. Demonstrates respect and sensitivity to children's socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds and individual needs and capabilities.
  20. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Must have a strong interest in working with young children.  Must follow DCFS guidelines and NAEYC standards for all work.  There are other duties that are assigned specific to each classroom which are detailed in the Tot Learning Center Manual. Incorporates the District's core values of commitment, service, integrity, openness, inclusiveness, innovation and environmental stewardship in all work performed. Adheres to and actively enforces the safety responsibilities and safety procedures as outlined in the District's Safety Manual, and overall risk management program.


Education: At a minimum, must have at least an associate degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university is preferred.


Experience: Prefer three years experience as a child care worker at a DCFS licensed, NAEYC accredited facility. Must meet all DCFS standards and requirements.


Certifications: Current medical examination, TB Test, and all related forms as deemed necessary by the Skokie Park District, NAEYC and DCFS.  In addition, must attend a minimum of 24 hours of in-service training per year.  Must obtain and keep current Food Handler and CPR, AED and First Aid certification. 


In exchange for your talent we offer competitive benefits including:

  • BCBSIL Health Insurance (PPO and HMO Options Available)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance (Paid for by the Park District up to 2.5x your annual salary)
  • Pension Plan (IMRF)
  • Short Term Disability (IMRF)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Holiday, Sick)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Facility Usage Benefits (gym membership, golf memberships, program discounts, etc.)

The Skokie Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Skokie Park District

 Contact

Stephenie Gualano
hr@skokieparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000 - $55,000

ABOUT US
The Bartlett Park District is a local government agency that provides 610 acres of beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Bartlett, Illinois and surrounding communities. Major facilities of this Distinguished Accredited Agency and two-time National Gold Medal Finalist includes 44 parks, a community center, indoor and outdoor aquatic centers, a 9-hole golf course and an 18-hole golf course, event and reception facility, ski hill, athletic field complex, nature center, gymnasium, and more. 
 
JOB SUMMARY
The Guest Services Manager oversees the Guest Services Office and its operation including maintaining proper records, ensuring all cash handling policies and procedures are followed, overseeing office budget and expenses, generating reports as required, approving payroll, and is the administrator of the registration operating system (VSI Rec Trac.)  The Guest Services Manager also directly oversees the full-time Assistant Guest Services Manager and indirectly oversees part-time guest services staff.  The Guest Services Office supports the Special Facilities and Recreation departments, and also works with the Business Services Department.  This is an at-will position.

 PRIMARY DUTIES
  • Responsible to manage and prepare the Guest Services budget.
  • Responsible for managing the Guest Services Office operations and software system.  Currently using Rec Trac registration and membership, with Elavon point of sale software. 
  • Maintain office equipment, maintenance contracts and research and make recommendations to purchase replacement or new equipment.
  • Maintain Guest Services Associates Procedure Manual, updating as necessary.
  • Manage the Financial Aid Program as directed and maintain comprehensive records.
  • Submit reports on a timely basis and assist others in producing reports.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating Guest Services Associates.
  • Help and assist at Park District special events.
  • Follow hiring procedures to make paperwork is completed in a timely manner.
  • Conduct and schedule orientations and staff meetings
  • Review, accurately calculate, and approve employee payroll.
  • Monitor staff performance, take appropriate disciplinary action when needed, and complete staff evaluations for regular employees annually.
  • Responsible for setting and achieving goals and objectives on time.
  • Study conditions, needs, and trends effecting the office requirements of the District.
  • Review and update staff job descriptions as needed.
  • Attend District-wide trainings, crisis trainings and staff trainings as directed.
  • Must participate and maintain CPR certification, offered by the Park District.
  • Observe and follow all Park District safety policies and regulations.  The safety of staff and participants is a continuing responsibility of all employees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration, Recreation or related field or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training is required.   
  • Minimum of three to five years of progressively increasing experience in guest services, administrative, or office management.
  • Strong skills in management, cash handling, staff supervision, budgeting, administration of the registration operating system (Rec Trac), guest services, problem solving, and computer systems, along with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with staff and the public and project a professional image.
  • Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License and be able to provide own transportation.

SCHEDULE & PAY
This is a Full-Time, FLSA Exempt, at-will position.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30AM – 4:30PM (40 hours per week with nights and weekends as needed).  Salary range is $50,000 - $55,000, DOQ.
 
BENEFITS OFFERED
In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package (including but not limited to):
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage, along with life insurance (basic and voluntary)
  • Pension plan (IMRF), 457 Nationwide plan, and Section 125 Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid holidays and vacation, sick, personal, and floating holiday time, and facility discounts & usage benefits
 
 

Interested applicants please apply via the Park District website Employment - Bartlett Park District (bartlettparks.org).  Please include your Resume and Cover Letter.
 
 
This position is open until filled, with a deadline to apply of July 12, 2024.   Bartlett Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Bartlett Park District

 Contact

Catalina Rodelo
crodelo@bartlettparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled