Information Technology Manager
Director of Administrative Services
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology; or related field with three (3) or more years’ experience, or a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a public or private sector IT organization. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be accepted.
Experience in the implementation and management of current and past Microsoft products including Windows Server, Google Workspace, SQL Server and Windows desktop operating systems in an active directory domain environment. Experience implementing and managing a VMWare virtual server environment, including the use of Virtual Center, DRS and V- Motion. Experience using Veeam Backup & Replication or similar data backup systems. Experience managing IT projects and overseeing the work of vendors and contractors. Experience in implementation and configuration of routers, switches and security appliances. Experience in implementation and analysis of Internet security and antivirus solutions. Must have knowledge of and the ability to analyze the latest computer security threats. Knowledge of wireless networking technologies and security issues. Knowledge of and ability to analyze Internet Protocol suite. Experience implementing and managing telephone and network wiring systems. Experience managing Avaya telephone systems for a small to medium sized organization. Experience managing Avaya IP Office systems is desired.
Experience implementing and managing authentication technologies including Active Directory, RADIUS, LDAP, and 802.1X. Experience with recreation management, golf course / club management and small to medium-sized business financial systems is desired. Knowledge of analog electronic principals, analog and digital audio and video systems. Experience deploying and managing carrier-provided telecommunications and cable TV services. Expert level understanding of telecommunications and cable TV systems is desired. Ability to configure, maintain and troubleshoot server hardware and software components, workstations, printers, network components, cabling and Internet connectivity. Ability to accurately forecast and manage an annual budget. Must be able to formulate a comprehensive information technology plan in line with and based on the organization’s goals and mission. Excellent customer service and personal interaction skills required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required to communicate with individuals at all levels within the organization. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license. Must be able to read, write and speak in English.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Oversee the day-to-day computer needs including adding, changing and deleting of user accounts, support, configuration and repair of all PCs, installation and upgrade of computer software and address any PC or network hardware issues. Implement, manage and maintain all network servers and IT infrastructure hardware, software and services. Maintain network and telephone wiring systems in all District facilities. Perform “Help Desk” duties by responding to, assessing and prioritizing user requests in a timely and courteous manner.
Work with management to choose and direct the implementation and use of computer and other technologies that help the organization better serve its guests and more efficiently meet its strategic goals. Also responsible for developing Agency technology standards. Develop and keep current a technology plan including a strategic IT plan. Maintain knowledge of current IT technologies and trends. Creation and delivery to management an annual IT department status report including an analysis of the past year’s activities in light of previously set goals and a project prospectus for the coming 12 months. Vendor relationship management. Analyze business requirements and goals to develop and recommend appropriate technology solutions and direction. Report regularly to upper management on department activities and project status. Work with HR, management and support staff to develop and maintain acceptable information technology use and security policies. Develop and present to management an annual budget forecast. Manage and direct IT department annual budget. Develop and maintain system data backup and disaster recovery plan. Coordinate and manage telecommunication technologies including phone and voicemail systems. Manage purchase of all IT related hardware, software and services. Timely communication of all software enhancements and system status and changes to end users. Implement methods of computer, software and network management and support that create efficiencies and reduce the total cost of ownership of IT to the organization. Management of all IT related projects. Develop and implement tools and tactics to monitor system health and usage and report to upper management. Provide response to network, server and system outages and technology related emergencies during non-business hours on a best effort basis. Employee must have the ability to hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff.
Supports and exhibits the established organizational values of respect, communication, integrity, innovation, recognition and appreciation, continuous learning, fun, empowerment and people. Must support and demonstrate organizational values and quality standards of the Wheeling Park District. Perform the job safely and in compliance with Park District policies, procedures, work and safety rules. Perform all other duties as assigned.
COMPENSATION: Salary: 76,300 - 95,000 DOE
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements and efforts of working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances change; e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological development, etc.
In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits package including: Medical Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO/PPO, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Pension/Benefit Plan (IMRF), and more.
Please apply at www.lisleparkdistrict.org/jobs
Join our dynamic Parks Department!
If you enjoy working outside, making a difference in the community, being active, and working with a fun team, we want you to apply!
Pay rate is based on years of experience and skills and starts at $19/hr+ (approx $39,520 annually)
This is a full-time hourly position offering health, dental, vision, and life insurance, generous paid time off, IMRF pension and facility benefits such as free aquatic membership, free golf privileges, and substantial discounts on programming.
Time off starts at 10 vacation days, 3 personal days, 6 sick days, and 10 paid holidays.
Job duties include the following (and other duties as assigned):
Builds, installs, paints and maintains park facilities including play structures, benches, shelters, retaining walls, borders, drinking fountains, pathways, goal posts, piers, grills, fences and bridges. Installs and maintains trees, shrubs, turf grasses and flower beds. Trims and prunes trees and shrubbery. Performs a bi-monthly inspection of all assigned sites. Assists with the construction and maintenance of athletic fields. Performs daily inspection of mowers, tractors and trucks before use. May perform small engine repairs. Identifies tree and shrubbery illnesses and issues, troubleshoots and resolves. Troubleshoots and resolves site drainage issues. Performs masonry, carpentry and stone work to build and repair park facilities including shelters, retaining walls, borders, washrooms, sidewalks and curbs. Plows and removes snow and ice as required. Assists with special event preparation, operation and clean-up as required. Trains and delegates tasks to assigned seasonal and part-time employees.
Requirements: Expertise typically acquired through completion of a high school program. Additional course work in horticulture or landscaping preferred. - Minimum of 1 year related work experience including experience in landscaping or grounds keeping. - Valid Illinois drivers license with excellent driving record. - Good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry between 25 and 60 pounds frequently and over 60 pounds occasionally. Ability to obtain Pesticide Operators License within three (3) months of employment.
Please apply at www.lisleparkdistrict.org/jobs
Salary Range: $69,922.90-$107,218.03/annually *Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications, but in most cases is no higher than the midpoint for range.
NATURE OF WORK:
This position is administrative and technical work involving the supportive management of a recreation center and ice arena facility, including other recreation programs throughout the community. Work includes planning, organizing, scheduling, promoting, maintaining and coordinating all program and activities at the center and other program sites. In addition, the assistance of the preparation and maintenance of the program budgets, operating records and reports. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment and under the general administrative direction of the Recreation Center Manager or designee.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Specific assignment will include some or all of the following):
• Assists with planning, organizing and coordinating a diversified City-wide recreation facility, which includes: figure skating; hockey; public skating; pre-school; after school and recreational programs for all age groups
• Assists with developing, executing, implementing, and adhering to annual budget, strategic and operational plan for the community center and ice rink
• Assists in developing recommendations for improvements to policies and procedures
• Manages master schedule for two NHL Ice Rinks and three outdoor turf fields
• Serves as the community center and ice rink’s safety and compliance officer to ensure compliance with OSHA standards
• Coordinates with local fire department and City of Evanston Safety Specialist to ensure facility is in compliance with OSHA and all center staff are trained on facility emergency action plans
• Initiates, develops and maintains a safety program with emphasis on emergency first aid procedures, treatment, and the proper reporting of accidents and injuries
• Participates in the hiring process for all full and part time staff and ensures their compliance with City policies and procedures.
• Coordinates with Program Coordinators to develop short and long term goals and budgets for all programs.
• Recommends program goals and budgets to the Recreation Manager
• Conducts or supervises preparation of program reports
• Manages the seasonal onboarding hiring process for all seasonal hires
• Prepares specifications for new equipment and material and recommends items for purchase
• Organize, maintain and present operating records and financial reports to Recreation Manager
• Provides ongoing mentoring and coaching to staff and introduces and supports new ideas, strategies, etc.
• Attends in state and out of state trainings and conferences to obtain professional ice rink certifications and gain knowledge of new strategies and initiatives • Answer questions from 311, customer phone calls, emails, questions, comments and concerns • Works to develop collaborative partnerships with organizations in the public, non-profit and private sector • Attends department and other meetings as required • Organizes and implements one on ones, small group meetings and presentations designed to enhance communication. • Assists with conducting community outreach to local organizations, schools and affiliate organizations • Consults Recreation Manager, Operations Supervisor and Coordinators regularly regarding center activities and programs • Serves as payroll backup in the absence of Office Coordinator • Assists with in-service training of new employees and development of current staff as necessary • Responsible for managing, tracking and recording pertinent statistical information and completing quarterly reports for rentals and recreation programs • Perform related duties as needed/ or assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
• Must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation and Park Administration or a substantially similar area. Certification as a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) is preferred. • Must possess three (3) or more years’ experience managing a community recreation center including management of staff, operations and facilities. Work experience at an ice skating facility is preferred. Experience with recreation software is preferred. • Must possess two (3) or more years in supervisory capacity. • Must be willing to obtain Food Manager Certification within 6 months of hire • Must be willing to obtain US Ice Rink Manager Certifications within 24 months of hire • Most possess valid driver’s license and a safe driving record • Must possess current First Aid/CPR certifications
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: The position is typical of an office setting. The ability to work in a primarily sedentary position, with the ability to occasionally use force to exert up to 50 pounds. The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects, books, materials, etc. using up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions, protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from indoor temperature changes.
Under the general direction of the Recreation Center Manager or designee, work is performed with independence. Works with other division and department staff at all levels, and with necessary resources in other departments and divisions. Work is assigned through specific projects assigned by the Recreation Center Manager or designee, and through general goals and objectives set by the Director and overall City management, providing research and analysis necessary to meet goals and objectives. The employee is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and managing support, administrative services, and program activities. As well as provide support for budgeting, programming, personnel and information systems functions. In addition to the development and implementation of procedures for operating guidelines, supervises professional and clerical and custodial employees. Supervision is provided by the Recreation Center Manager or designee, and performance is reviewed through observation, completion of projects, status reports, conferences and meetings. Guidance is provided through the City Code, departmental policies, City operating practices and procedures, and other resources as applicable to the specific goals and this classification standard. Work is evaluated at least annually, with respect to managing staff, problem solving abilities, customer service, written and verbal communication skills, and performance in accordance with the classification standard.
The employee has regular and frequent contact with division and department employees and other City employees as well as regular contact with community residents and representatives; and members of the public and representatives of other agencies, including elected officials.
SELECTION METHOD TYPE OF ELIGIBILITY LIST LIFE OF ELIGIBILITY LIST Structured Oral Interview
To apply for this position, please apply online at www.cityofevanston.org on or before the closing date.
Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position. Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.
The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity. The City of Evanston is also committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Any person needing mobility or communications access assistance should contact the Facilities Management Office at 847-866-2916 (voice) or 847-448-8052 (TTY).
The City of Middleton (Wisconsin) is seeking a high-energy, enthusiastic and seasoned Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation to manage lead and develop the City's many aquatics, recreation, athletic and youth outreach programs. This is a rare and unique opportunity to join a professional team dedicated to serving the needs and desires of a robust community through recreation programs. This position plays a key leadership role in an experienced and highly professional Parks and Recreation Department in one of the most desirable Cities in the Greater Madison area.
Successful applicants will have a demonstrated background in aquatics, including recreational pool operations and swimming instruction, and recreation programming across the spectrum of athletic and community enrichment programs. They will also have a track record of experience in people management and supervision of employees of all ages.
The Assistant Director of Park & Recreation - Recreation, under the general direction of the Director of Parks & Recreation, performs administrative, supervisory and professional work in the planning, development and operation of a comprehensive public recreation program for the community including cultural, athletic, social and human service programs, events & activities. The Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing all programs and operations, as well as administrative responsibilities. He/she frequently determines their own practices and procedures in varied work situations, and is expected to use independent judgment when appropriate.
The Assistant Director supervises the Recreation Supervisor, Office Manager, Youth Center Director, Aquatic Manager, seasonal office staff and interns, and respective seasonal staff; providing routine review of their work. The Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation - Recreation has frequent interaction with departmental seasonal staff, elected officials, other city staff and the general public.
Application must be submitted online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Middletonwi?
JOB SUMMARY: The Superintendent of Finance & IT is responsible for the overall administration, management and execution of District finance and accounting functions, as well as information technology. This position is part of the Leadership Team and oversees one full-time team member. This is an at-will position. Additional duties include: Responsible for the overall financial operations of the District including general ledger maintenance and the month-end closing of financial records and financial reporting to staff and the Board of Park Commissioners. Monitor District investments by investing available funds in interest producing instruments allowable within the Illinois Statutes and policy of the District. Direct, coordinate, review and execute the annual budgetary planning process. Present budget to Board of Park Commissioners. Monitor expenditures to insure compliance with approved budget. Train team members on budgeting and cash handling procedures on an annual basis. Oversee the accounts payable and accounts receivable functions of the District, including training team members on the District’s financial software. Maintain manuals pertaining to administration, financial/accounting and information technology functions. Responsible for the coordination and successful completion of the yearly financial audit. Manage purchasing functions for the Park District; develop purchasing, receiving and inventory procedures and assure compliance to it; monitor the bidding process on major cost items. Manage and direct the insurance portfolio for liability, property, worker’s compensation, and related coverage. Responsible for the Information Technology needs of the District, including hardware and software. Coordinates technology consultant contract work, perform daily server backups, and oversee the ongoing maintenance of these elements. Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a resource in finance, accounting, business administration or related field. Three years successful and progressive experience in governmental accounting with a thorough understanding of principles and practices of municipal fund accounting strongly preferred. Possess knowledge of leadership techniques, oral and written communication skills, and ability to be detail oriented.
SCHEDULE & PAY: This is a full-time, exempt position. Monday-Friday, primarily 8:30am-4:30pm. Evenings and weekends as required to support District operations. Target hiring range is $95,000-$106,000, DOQ (dependent on qualifications).
BENEFITS OFFERED: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package: Medical & Prescription Coverage, Dental & Vision Coverage, Life Insurance (basic & voluntary), Pension Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF), Short & Long-Term Disability, 457 Defined Contribution Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays & Vacation Time, Tuition Reimbursement, Facility Discounts & Usage Benefits.
APPLY TODAY! www.rmparks.org/jobs
Please include Cover Letter and Resume (Deadline: August 3, 2022)
The Rolling Meadows Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.