Center Director - North Park Village Nature Center

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 11:45pm



Chicago, IL
United States

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Training and Experience: 

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Recreation Administration, or a related field supplemented by three- five years of progressively responsible experience in a revenue generating recreation or cultural, environmental/ecological facility or an equivalent combination of training and education is required. At least one year in a supervisory or management capacity must be included in the experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of business administration principles and practices.
  • Working knowledge of facility management methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of fundraising techniques.
  • Knowledge of program planning and monitoring theories and methodologies.
  • Ability to work constructively with community groups.
  • Ability to coordinate the planning, implementation and evaluation phases of programs.
  • Ability to develop grant applications and program budgets.
  • Skill in evaluating and implementing leisure, recreation, environmental/ecological programs.
  • Skill in supervising and evaluating the work of subordinate staff.
  • Strong management and organizational skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Skill in preparing narrative and financial reports.
  • Must provide proof of City of Chicago residency