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Kankakee Valley Park District


General Statement of Duties:Responsible for the planning, supervision, operation, and evaluation of assigned programs and services. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, organizing, supervising and overseeing a variety of youth and adult athletic leagues, classes and programs. Creation of league schedules, captain's meetings, upkeep of standings on and training and supervision of staff at fields.Supervision Exercised:Assists the Superintendent of Recreation in the supervision of part-time and seasonal recreation department staff and contracted workers such as referees and umpires.Essential Job Functions:1. Organizes and manages a variety of adult and youth athletic leagues. This includes youth basketball, youth soccer, youth tennis, adult softball (men's, women's, co-ed, church leagues), adult dodgeball, adult soccer, adult tennis.2. Organizes and manages a variety of recreation programs, acts as program instructor when necessary and in the best interests of the park district.3. Keeps program records for the purpose of evaluating the success of assigned programs, collects reports, attendance records, accident and incident reports, and participant evaluations.4. Monitors budget. Creates program budgets for new fiscal year.5. Responsible for set up, take down, and clean up of facilities following the completion of assigned recreation programs.6. Supervises concessions, inventory and staff scheduling/training at Softball Complex.7. Recommends and enforces program participation rules and monitors conduct and behavior of groups involved in park district activities. Informs supervisor of inappropriate behavior.8. Maintains inventory of equipment. Sees that appropriate equipment is available for programs and that equipment is returned in good condition. Responsible for the proper storage of recreation program materials and equipment.9. Instructs program participants in the proper use of equipment and facilities. Reports incidents of unsafe equipment. Recommends to the Superintendent of Recreation ideas for improved program safety.10. Assists in the marketing and promotion of recreation department programs included but not limited to writing news releases, development and distribution of flyers, pamphlets, brochures, schedules, memos, and other forms of communication. Handles program inquiries and works closely with the registration desk in communicating program information to the public.11. Implements new programs and makes modifications to existing programs to meet the resident's needs. 12. Communicates frequently to the Superintendent of Recreation on the progress of assigned programs and activities.13. Works closely and cooperates with the Parks Department in the scheduling of recreation programs in district parks and facilities.14. The employee will be considered on duty whenever a need exists for their services. This will require non-traditional work hours that will vary depending on the season and workload.15. Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications:1. Education:a. Bachelor's Degree in Parks and Recreation or related field.2. Experience: a. One year responsible work experience in a recreation setting in the organization and supervision of athletics and general recreation programs and services. Must have a valid Illinois Driver's License and be able to provide own transportation.$32,000/year

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