Peoria Park District
  • 03-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Athletics
  • Peoria, IL, USA
  • per year $45,000 - $52,000 per year salary range
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefits and Perks Package

Do you have an interest in working as the Youth Sports & Engagement Specialist for the Peoria Park District? Apply online today. Salary range: $45,000 - $52,000 per year.

We are one park district, one community.

  • Coordinate and focus the District's effort to ensure opportunities for participation in PPD sports programming throughout the District's service area, with a special emphasis on those living in underserved neighborhoods.
  • Recruit participants to youth and adult sports leagues through the planning and facilitation of skills and exposure clinics to include baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, tennis, and others as budgeted and assigned by the Superintendent of Recreation.
  • Coordinate and oversee mobile seasonal sports programming in Park District parks and facilities focused on engaging youth and families to include one-day tournaments and fun days.
  • Support the planning and facilitation of youth and adult sports leagues as requested
  • Challenge and develop alternatives to traditional operations. Foster a creative, innovative environment in which new ideas are encouraged and valued and opportunities to bring about change are identified and explored.
  • Assist in the evaluation and strategic growth of athletic programming and services across the District to meet community needs and interests.
  • Confer with representatives of public and private agencies and other community organizations to coordinate and collaborate to provide quality recreation/athletic programming.
  • Act as liaison with community school districts, agencies, and other groups to strengthen relationships and better coordinate cooperative services and programming with emphasis on sports.
  • Perform varied public relations duties for the promotion of Park District programs and facilities; speak before local groups and organizations; coordinate promotional and advertising campaigns.
  • Prepare relevant budgets, maintain department operations within existing budgetary limitations; track relevant data to ensure accountability and impact of programming as directed.
  • Prepare and submit appropriate records and reports of department operations and activities necessary to support administrative policy and relevant grant requirements.
  • Provide direct supervision to relevant full and part time staff as designated by the Executive Director of Parks & Recreation.
  • Follow all safety procedures that pertain to the duties performed. Support all aspects of the Park District safety program.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

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