The District is seeking a highly qualified Superintendent of Recreation and Museum Services to assist with the overall management of the District and in setting and communicating the District’s culture, goals, and priorities. The Superintendent of Recreation and Museum Services reports directly to the Executive Director, oversees an operating budget in excess of $10 million, while working closely with other Division Superintendents and seven elected Board members. The Superintendent of Recreation and Museum Services is directly responsible for overseeing and managing the Recreation and Museum Services division, which is one of four major divisions of the Park District. The Recreation and Museum Services division includes the Park Center community center, Schram Memorial Museum, all recreation programs and activities, two outdoor pool complexes and one indoor aquatics facility, the 150-acre Grove nature preserve, and the historic 18.8-acre Wagner Farm. The Superintendent of Recreation and Museum Services has direct supervisory responsibility for three department directors and indirect supervisory responsibility for additional 500 full-time staff and part-time staff. The Superintendent of Recreation and Museum Services is also responsible for the coordination of resources, projects, policies, and procedures within the division.
The District seeks an individual with:
a proven track record in the management and operation of a complex multi-faceted organization.
Excellent leadership qualities, strong management skills and the ability to work in partnershipwith all areas of the staff is essential.
Basic knowledge of human resources and finance as well as demonstrated oral and written communication abilities are required.
The successful candidate must possess a minimum bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation administration, tourism, public or business administration, or related field.
A Master’s degree is highly desirable.
Professional Certification is preferred.
Candidates should have a minimum of ten years of increasingly responsible management and operations experience.
Starting Salary range: $115,000+/--DOQ) plus excellent benefits, negotiable dependent on qualifications and experience.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits, negotiable dependent on qualifications and experience.
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