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-B.S. in Recreation and Park Administration, Sports Management, Leisure Studies, Business Administration, or closely related field

-Knowledge in programming for all age groups

-Good organizational, communication, and computer skills

-CPR, first aid, and ARC Lifeguard certification required, or willing to obtain within 6 months of employment

-Valid state driver’s license

Duties and Responsibilities

-Works under the general supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation

-Supervises the Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation Coordinator, Recreation Center Staff, Special Interest Instructors, and Volunteers as assigned

-Plans, organizes, promotes, supervises, and evaluates a wide range of Community Recreation Programs, including aquatics, fitness, cultural arts, physical activities, and special events

-Manages and supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources

-Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments

-Trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned staff

-Provides leadership and direction in the development of short- and long-range goals

-Coordinates activities with other departments and agencies as needed

-Makes presentations to supervisors, boards, civic, groups, and the public

-Assists with brochures and program promotion

-Prepares reports, studies, and related information for decision-making purposes

-Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties

-Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances

-Coordinates recreation staff in the development and implementation of Community Recreation Programs and services

-Respond to public inquiries about programs by phone, correspondence, or public meetings

-Assists with the scheduling of activities at the Community Recreation Center

-Coordinates sports programs, registers participants, collects fees, acquires coaches and officials, assigns practice times, distributes, and collects equipment

-Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phones, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies, conducting classes and activities, helping set up equipment, tables, chairs, and mats for classes

-Serves as a member of various employee committees as needed

-Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands: The physical demands 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office and moderately loud when in the field. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

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 City of Pontiac Parks and Recreation


Taylor Baxter

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $19-21 an hour

Pool Manager Responsibilities include: Manage and oversee all operations at the pool. Recruit, supervise and schedule lifeguards and crews. Supervise all operations at pool including staff; Cash handling and reconciliation; Plan, organize and lead various recreational programs at the pool; Secure supplies, equipment and facilities; Oversee reconciliation and closing of public pool each day. Certify lifeguards when certified as an instructor. High School diploma or equivalent required; 2-5 years supervisory experience preferred. Lifeguard Instructor Certified or willing to get certified at city’s cost. Competitive salary commiserate with experience. Applications to: Pool Manager, P.O. Box 49, Farmer City, IL 61842-0049 or Fax 309-928-2935. Applications may be picked up at City Hall or Contact or 309-928-3412 with questions. Farmer City is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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 City of Farmer City


Sue McLaughlin

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Beginning salary no less than $53,467

The Mission and Impact Associate provides general support for IMSA’s Mission and Impact efforts and direct support for student outreach and enrichment programs.

The internationally recognized Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) develops creative, ethical leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. As a teaching and learning laboratory created by the State of Illinois, IMSA enrolls academically talented Illinois students (grades 10-12) in its advanced, residential college preparatory program. It also serves thousands of educators and students in Illinois and beyond through innovative instructional programs that foster imagination and inquiry (

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) is committed to an equitable, diverse and inclusive teaching and learning environment. Through a model of Equity and Excellence, IMSA has committed to advancing equity in STEM education and representation and creating a diverse, inclusive community of global citizens who can realize their full potential, and execute our mission to advance the human condition.

This Equity and Excellence work is the intentional integration of Cultural Competence, Diversity, Equity, Equity-Minded Frame, Excellence and Inclusion into every facet of the Academy, with the understanding that it is an active and ongoing process involving structures, processes and people and not an isolated initiative.

This position will support IMSA's Diversity work by ensuring the delivery of quality, equitable, and inclusive constituent-centered support while promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that embraces the diversity of people and perspectives collaborating at IMSA to ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Assist in the coordination of all logistical support for in-person and virtual events for all Mission and Impact programs

Oversee and maintain resource acquisition and allocation

Act as point person for all Mission and Impact program customer service needs and resolution

Support program registration, schedules, rosters, and digital mailing campaigns

Oversee and maintain warehouse storage, organization, and inventory

Design and produce complex documents, reports, and presentations

Manage/assist with department projects

Supervise and engage with program participants during less structured times

Research and procure materials and create purchase orders

Arrange team travel and process expense reimbursements

Other duties as assigned


The required skills and experience for this position include, but are not necessarily limited to:

A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three years relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and exercise independent judgment in repeated and routine responsibilities and accomplish assignments in a timely manner

Desire to contribute to the work of dynamic teams and pitch-in to take on discrete tasks when required;

Strong interpersonal and active listening skills with a collaborative working style;

Well-developed organizational skills, with an eye toward details, and proven ability to manage tasks and relationships

Ability to work both in a team setting and independently, organize and coordinate multiple tasks, set priorities, follow organizational procedures, and perform quickly and accurately under deadlines

Demonstrated commitment to principles of equity and inclusion, including contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment; and

Strong skill set with computers and ability to learn new systems

Possession of valid Illinois driver’s license


Bilingual, Spanish Experience in a school environment or with STEM programs Experience in a State agency or non-profit organization


This position is a full-time, exempt, 12-month, employment-at-will position. Beginning salary no less than $53,467. As part of the State University Retirement System, the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including health and retirement benefits. The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) is reciprocal with other Illinois public retirement systems such as the Teachers’ Retirement System of Illinois (TRS) and the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation, amnesty, arrest record, military status, unfavorable discharge from the military or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy


Steve Zant

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Job Purpose:

The Fitness Center Membership Supervisor is responsible for managing, planning, budgeting, organizing, evaluating the programs, supervising part-time staff and creating individual program marketing plans and budget initiatives. This position ensures that membership administration operates efficiently and member acquisition and retention goals are met, using various avenues including community and corporate outreach

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 Park District of Oak Park


Desiree Hines

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled