The Westwood Assistant Manager assists in the supervision of all personnel and activities at the Westwood Fitness and Sports Center and is responsible for the planning, organization, management, administration, supervision of assigned programs, including but not limited to youth and adult athletics.
The Westwood Center includes three buildings with a total space of 5.5 acres under roof. Amenities include a functional training area, fitness turf area, 35,000 square feet of fitness equipment, 200m indoor track, 60y indoor turf field, 2 NBA size wood basketball courts, 6 indoor pickleball courts, 4 indoor tennis courts, CrossFit Unicus, 4 indoor wallyball/racquetball courts, 5 indoor basketball/volleyball courts, 3 indoor batting cages, one indoor pitching lane, one indoor golf net, Kids Gym and a Juice Bar.
The Assistant Manager is responsible for performing the essential functions as outlined in this job description. The Assistant Manager is a full-time employee who may work up to fifty (50) hours per week. Work pace is slow to moderate depending on the task required. The position requires the ability to work in the heavy work level (100 lbs. or less).
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Recruit, recommend, select, train, supervise, schedules and evaluates part-time personnel under the direction of the Westwood Manager at assigned facilities/areas/programs.
Supervises the organization and administration of assigned facilities/areas/programs.
Develops a diversified program of recreational activities in assigned areas.
Assist in the development and implementation of strategies to recruit new and to retain current customers.
Publicizes and interprets programs, activities, services and facilities to the community through a wide variety of formats with the assistance of the Marketing Manager and reviews and evaluates those programs, activities, services and facilities on a continual basis.
Assists in the preparation of the budget; recommends expenditures in accordance with said budget; recommends to the Westwood Manager the establishment of fees and charges for assigned areas.
Maintains complete and accurate records of assigned areas, services, personnel and property. Prepares and issues regular and special reports as needed and as requested.
Establishes and maintains cooperative planning and working relationships with other local community agencies and service organizations.
Evaluate assigned areas on a regular basis.
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Adheres to established safety practices as outline in the District’s Safety Manual and/or set for the by the District’s Safety Committee.
Attends Park Board meetings and other District meetings as required/needed.
Attend conferences, workshops and seminars as required/needed.
Performs all other duties as assigned by the Westwood Manager.
Certified or ability to become certified in CPR, First Aid and AED.
A valid Illinois State Driver’s License (Class D).
Organizational skills and the ability to work independently.
Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Additional Salary Information: Health insurance stipend; dental insurance; retirement plan; paid vacation, personal days and holidays are also included.
About Sterling Park District
The Sterling Park District is located in Northwest Illinois, approximately one hour from Rockford, one hour from the Quad Cities and one and a half hours from the Chicago suburbs.
Facilities include a fitness and sports center, recreation center, 18-hole golf course, museum, and a marina.
The District has nineteen park sites (500+ acres), 250 employees and a budget of $7,500,000.00.
The District has won the National Gold Medal Award twice and won the Sports Illustrated Good Sports Community of the Year Award.
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