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 $42,000

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Description: The Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County (SRACLC) is located in the North Suburban area of Chicago. The Agency is a cooperative of the Park Districts of Grayslake, Mundelein, Round Lake, and Vernon Hills; Villages of Hawthorn Woods, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, and Lincolnshire.

Qualifications: Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. Experience in special recreation or related field preferred but not required. Strong organization, written, speaking, and leadership skills are a must. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to effectively work with participants, parents, educators, Member Agency staff, and community contacts.

Certification in First Aid & CPR required or obtained within three months of employment. Applicant must have a valid Illinois driver’s license. Pre-employment physical and criminal background check is required and to be completed prior to start date.

SRACLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service or status as a veteran, in accordance with applicable local, state and federal laws.

Duties: The primary responsibilities will include program leadership and coordinating SRACLC’s highly successful special events and social programs.

The Supervisor will assist the Superintendent with program development, promotion, and strategic planning.

Benefits: Complete medical and dental insurance package, vacation, sick days, holidays, personal days, continuing education, and mileage reimbursement.

Anticipated starting date is September 6, 2022

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume. Kelly Smith, Superintendent SRACLC 290 Oakwood Rd. Vernon Hills, IL 60061 ksmith@sraclc.org

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 Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County

 Contact

Kelly Smith
847-816-4866
ksmith@sraclc.org

 Closing Date

August 1, 2022

 $54,632 to $73,752

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SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the CRC Recreation General Manager, the Recreation Administrative Specialist is responsible for performing the administrative and clerical support functions inherent in the daily operation of the Community Recreation Center along with subsequent programming.  The Recreation Administrative Specialist shall interface with Park District staff and be available to assist them with requests or questions.  In addition to clerical responsibilities, including registration software, word processing, purchasing and reconciliation, this individual shall deal with the public in a manner that enhances the image of the Park District.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Prioritize, create, edit or update forms, handbooks, correspondence, manuals, newsletters, reports and signs as directed by the Recreation General Manager, Recreation Program Manager, Recreation Supervisors, and Mallinckrodt Center Manager. Process registration, transfers, cancelations, and refunds utilizing RecTrac software. Responsible for collaborating with the Recreation Supervisors to input seasonal registration details utilizing RecTrac software in advance of brochure creation. Assist with the management of seasonal waitlist to maximize enrollment and customer experience. Assist with the preparation of seasonal programming, productions, camps, and special events as needed. Process seasonal Independent Contractor invoices. Effectively manage customer experience and work creatively to resolve any issues. Maintain a high level of knowledge of Park District facilities, their locations and services, including personnel and their responsibilities, employees’ telephone extensions and general Park District operational rules and ordinances. Reconcile Purchase Card (p-card) for CRC Recreation General Manager, Recreation Program Manager, Recreation Supervisors, and Mallinckrodt Center Manager Reconcile and distribute Community Recreation Center petty cash. Assist with purchasing of supplies in accordance with Park District policies and procedures.

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES

Actively support the safety program that will effectively control and reduce accidents and injuries. Obey all Park District and Departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the Wilmette Park District that are pertinent to the activities conducted by the department. Promptly report to the CRC Recreation General Manager all unsafe actions, practices or conditions observed. Attend and participate in required safety training.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Preference for Bachelor’s Degree or equal. Minimum 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Skills. Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook for e-mail. General working knowledge of PowerPoint, Publisher and Adobe. Experience with RecTrac registration software, preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence and memos in English. Ability to edit and/or write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals in English. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning Ability. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

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 regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIROMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level of the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

APPEARANCE/CONDUCT

This position requires a specific code of conduct which includes personal grooming and appearance. Professional, courteous interactions are required when dealing with staff and the general public. Maintain confidentiality in all matters.

HOURS & COMPENSATION

The Recreation Administrative Specialist normal working hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm; there are opportunities for a work from home schedule two-three days a week based on the needs of the agency. General hours of duty will be approved by the CRC Recreation General Manager and Superintendent of Recreation for the various seasons of the year.

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 Wilmette Park District

 Contact

Liz Cox
lcox@wilpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $115,000 - $125,000

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Glenview Park District, Illinois (pop.4 55,976) The Glenview Park District is seeking a collaborative finance professional with proven leadership skills for its next Finance Director. Glenview Park District is an independent local government agency that provides beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Glenview, IL and beyond. Major facilities included a 170,000 sq. ft. community center, three aquatic centers, an 18-hole golf course with clubhouse and restaurant, a 9-hole golf course with platform tennis, a tennis club, an ice center, a 1920s dairy farm, and 1850s nature/history center, and newly renovated administrative offices. The District has over 100 full time employees, 300 year-around part-time employees and another 500 summer/temporary employees.

With a FY 2022-2023 budget of approximately $40 million, the Glenview Park District is one of the largest, most unique and inviting park districts in Illinois. The District’s property covers over 861 acres which includes 12 major facilities, 27 parks, 13 field houses and miles of walking trails. The Glenview Park District manages and preserves the community’s most precious lands, possessing both natural and cultural significance.

About the Position The Finance Director reports to the Deputy Executive Director and has district-wide responsibility for the administration, planning, organization, and supervision of all park district financial and accounting activities. Responsibilities include accounting & financial operations, reporting, investments & bonds, regulatory compliance, budget and planning. The position develops financial strategies to meet the goals of the park district and oversees a district-wide budget (currently approximately $40 million). The Finance Director has supervisory responsibility for four (4) full-time and one (1) part-time employee, and other contractors as needed. The role is interesting and dynamic, involving everything from participation in restaurant operations to buying draft horses. The Park District is active in promoting DEI efforts and offers a supportive environment for all staff members.

Position Requirements • Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Public Administration, or related field. • Master’s degree and/or CPA or equivalent experience are desired • Minimum five (5) years’ progressive work experience and supervisory experience are required

Ideal candidate will have: • Strong knowledge of accounting (preferably governmental/fund), financial systems, internal controls & auditing, standard business practices • Ability to communicate complex financial information to a general audience • Strong communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to perform financial analysis as well as make projections and recommendations • Note: No residency requirement for employment

Compensation and Benefits The anticipated starting salary range is $115,000 - $125,000 +/- DOQ, with the range maximum at $152,000. A comprehensive benefits package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage (also available to dependents), life insurance, 457 deferred compensation plan, and flex spending. The District also offers paid vacation, holiday and sick leave, along with tuition reimbursement and a variety of District recreational benefits. Partial remote work schedule options may be available.

Selection Process Apply online immediately at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter and contact information for five (5) professional references to the attention of Maureen Barry, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 225, Northbrook, Illinois 60062. This position is open until filled with first review of resumes to begin July 15, 2022. Questions may be directed to Maureen Barry at 847-380-3240 ext 116.

The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Glenview Park District

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Open Until Filled

 $61,964 -$83,651

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SUMMARY:              

Under the administrative direction of the Recreation Program Manager, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the development, administration and coordination of Center for the Arts visual and performing arts, including, dance, theater music, productions and camps.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties might be assigned):

Programming. Plan, direct, implement and evaluate the Park District’s youth and adult Center for the Arts programming:  including to but not limited to, visual arts, performing arts -  dance, music and theater, seasonal programming, summer camps. Recommend the addition to or modification of existing programs and classes. Responsible for the implementation of all general Park District policies that relate to the area of responsibility. Recruit, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate staff for programs and camps. Maintain reference materials and participant/customer database. Maintain positive relationships with Park District contractual providers. Effectively manage customer experience and work creatively to resolve any issues. Evaluate customer and community interests and needs; make recommendations on future offerings and services based on community feedback and industry trends. Budget/Finance Responsible for development, execution, and management of all program, camp, and production annual budgets within area of responsibility in accordance with Park District policies and procedures. Monitor monthly budget reports and report any variances. Responsible for purchasing, inventory of supplies, and reconciliation in accordance with Park District policies and procedures.

Personnel/Staffing

As needed, interpret and apply the personnel policies of the Park District. Responsible for recruitment, hiring, training, and evaluating of part-time instructors, theater production staff, and camp counselors. Make additions and changes in the staff based on program needs and recommendations from the Recreation Program Manager. Public Relations/Marketing Responsible for collaborating with the Marketing Department on annual marketing plan for operating areas, submit brochure content, and monitor website for accuracy. Work with the public on an individual or group basis in the execution of programs. Work closely with school district officials to secure facility use, as well as busing arrangements with Recreation Program Manager for camp programs. Act as the Park District liaison to special interest groups. Supervisory Responsibilities Directly supervise a part-time staff of 5 to 80 employees, depending on the season. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Park District’s policies and applicable laws. Interview, hire and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; document training, evaluate staff performance; confirm that all staff maintains appropriate certifications and licenses; reward and discipline employees; follow up on requests for information for the Recreation Program Manager or administrative staff; address complaints and solve problems. Safety Responsibilities Actively support the safety program that will effectively control and reduce accidents. Obey all Park District and Departmental safety rules, regulations, and procedures established by the Wilmette Park District that is pertinent to the activities conducted by the department. Promptly report to the immediate supervisor all unsafe actions, practices or conditions. Attend and participate in required safety training. The Recreation Supervisor shall perform such other duties related to recreation programming and the general Park District functions as requested or assigned by the Recreation Program Manager and/or the Superintendent of Recreation.

Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience The minimum requirement shall be a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college in recreation, or other related field with at least 6 months experience in recreation and/or cultural or performing arts. Preference will be given to an individual with at least one year of experience in cultural and performing arts. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must hold a valid Illinois Class D driver’s license. Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public. Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. 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 regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 frequently works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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 Wilmette Park District

 Contact

Liz Cox
lcox@wilpark.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000 - $65,000 target range dependent upon qualifications and experience

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Are you an IT professional seeking a full-time work schedule and a variety of responsibilities? Our IT Support Specialist role is an integral position within the Finance Department at the Deerfield Park District. It will allow you the opportunity to showcase and implement your technical knowledge and work within a fun, mission-based organization. The role requires an energetic, collaborative individual who has an eye for detail and enjoys making a positive impact on all park district departments. Applicants looking to work in a unique environment where you can make a daily difference in people’s lives should apply! This is an onsite (not remote) position.

Who are we?
The Deerfield Park District was formed in 1951 with a mission to provide outstanding parks, services, facilities, and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living, and improve memorable experiences. The Park District has over 25 parks and facilities including the Deerfield Golf Club, Sachs Recreation Center, Patty Turner Center, Jewett Park Community Center, Mitchell Pool and Deerspring Pool. The Park District employs an average of 300 staff with over 500 seasonally. The District maintains a modern, well-designed technology environment and is an IAPD/IPRA Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency. For additional information visit us at www.deerfieldparks.org.

What is the opportunity?
Under the leadership of the IT Manager, the IT Support Specialist is responsible for managing and maintaining all district software and hardware, including installing, configuring, and troubleshooting, and supporting non-technical end users. The major emphasis of this position will be assisting with the daily operations of the Technology Department. The position has growth potential.

Key responsibilities include:
•Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain desktops, laptops, phones, and cameras, 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.
•Manage and support all district software, including: Microsoft Office 365 suite, RecTrac, Incode, websites, and various SaaS solutions. •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. •Continually expand knowledge and skills with employer-sponsored training and certification opportunities. •Excellent customer service skills with district staff as well as patrons and customers.

What qualifications are needed?
•College degree (or equivalent work experience) in information technology, systems, computer science, or related field. •Prior experience in parks & recreation field is desirable, especially using VSI’s RecTrac software. •Strong knowledge of Windows desktop operating systems and software, and familiarity with server architectures and roles (e.g. Active Directory, Group Policy, DHCP, DNS). •Working 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, IP cameras, and VOIP phones.
•Valid driver’s license and own vehicle for travel between sites in Deerfield.

Scheduling, pay and benefits:
The IT Support Specialist is a full-time non-exempt position working 40 hours per week. This position is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, IMRF pension, paid time off, wellness incentive program, and free/discounted access to Park District facilities and programs. The schedule is Monday through Friday approximately 8:00 to 5:00. This is an onsite (not remote) position.

Apply: http://www.deerfieldparks.org/jobs/

Position is open until filled. Please apply early as recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.

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 Deerfield Park District

 Contact

John Meredith
847-572-2606
jpm@deerfieldparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled