Streamwood Park District is seeking a Superintendent of Recreation who is a team player and leader to manage all aspects of the Recreation Department while supporting the goals and initiatives of the park district, including providing quality programs and services to the community.
The Superintendent of Recreation will develop a business plan for the department that includes, but is not limited to member services, general programs, aquatics, museum, athletics, fitness, special events and programs. The Superintendent will develop, implement and manage the budget, programs and services for the Recreation Department and work collaboratively with the Marketing Department to market those programs and services. The Superintendent will manage the staff and set employee goals as well as work collaboratively with other departments and employees. This is an on-call position.
We are seeking candidates that have:
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Public Administration, Park Administration, or related field.
Minimum of 5-7 years of full time experience in related field.
Preference given to candidates with a minimum of 3-5 years of full time experience managing staff, special facilities and developing recreation programs and services.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must be Red Cross CPR and AED certified within 6 months of hiring.
Preference given to candidates with Incode 10 and RecTrac or ability to become proficient within 6 months of hiring.
Preference given to candidates with business planning or facility/programming net revenue generating experience.
Preference given to candidates with CPRP or willingness to obtain within 1 year of hiring (or as outlined in the qualification of obtain a CPRP).
Preference given to candidates with Illinois Food Sanitation Certification or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hiring.
Compensation is based upon qualifications and the benefit package includes IMRF, health, dental, vision, vacation, holidays, personal, sick leave as well as additional benefits.
To be considered for this opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Streamwood Park District
The Streamwood Park District and its employees are committed to enriching the lives of our residents through parks and recreation. Our strategic plan of safety, preservation, diversity, collaboration, accountability, responsibility, ethics, and service provide a strong foundation for building a successful future. The Streamwood Park District consists of 50 parks and multiple facilities that offer a wide variety of activities for the whole family; such as: an indoor pool, athletic fields, disc golf, playgrounds, and banquet facilities.BENEFITS WE OFFER:In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:•Medical Coverage (PPO or HMO)•Dental Coverage•Prescription Coverage•Vision Reimbursement Plan•Life Insurance•Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)•Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)•Paid Time Off & Paid Emergency Leave•Professional Membership Dues Reimbursement•Park District Facility Discounts and Usage BenefitsIf interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately. The position will be filled as soon as possible. Streamwood Park District is an equal opportunity employer.