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Education/After School Program Coordinator

(Full-Time)       

Boyton Street Community Center is seeking a full-time teacher to plan, implement and supervise after school programs and activities.  A detailed job description is available on the city’s website.   An application and resume should be sent to: Marion City Hall, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, IL 62959 or emailed to cityadmin@cityofmaironil.gov  Applications are available at Marion City Hall or online at www.cityofmarionil.gov    The City of Marion is an EEOC employer.

Job Description:

After School Program Coordinator
Boyton Street Community Center

I. TITLE: After School Program Coordinator

II. PAY CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

III. REPORTS TO: Executive Director

IV. NATURE OF WORK:
The position of After School Program Coordinator is a full time, exempt designation.
Compensation and benefits are determined by the Mayor and City Council. The Coordinator shall plan and supervise after school programs and activities in Boyton Street Community Center. The Coordinator will work with the Executive Director in creating, organizing, recruiting & training of volunteers, to be tutors in the After- School All-Stars program and summer youth programs.

Responsibilities:

• Oversee all after school programs and affiliated programs.
• Visit/communicate with Marion Unit # 2 teachers to gain an understanding of curriculum.
• Plan and prepare curriculum and materials provided by the program.
• Serve as a positive adult role model for children in the program.
• Provide homework assistance, academic achievement, and physical activity.
• Treat children with dignity and respect, and meeting the needs of individual children with awareness of varying interests, special talents and needs, cultural background and individual learning styles.
• Support students in making positive choices; administer discipline when appropriate.
• Engage youth by implementing and following lesson plans.
• Promote positive interactions between volunteers and students.
• Assist in the operational and administrative duties of the Child Nutrition Programs.
• Maintain student safety by taking attendance and reviewing sign-in sheets.
• Identify student needs and communicate to parents, as appropriate.
• Commit to the program by arriving on-time, every day and completing tasks.
• Participate in staff development activities.
• Ensure student safety by assisting in set up and break down, for a clean environment.
• Represent the program at public events and meetings.
• Recruit, train and appreciate volunteers.
• All other duties as assigned.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Skills and Qualifications

• Experience working with a group of 10 or more students.
• Must be able to lift, up to 30 pounds, and must be able to reach high, stoop to child’s level, sit
on the floor, and get up. Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time.
• Experience working with children and teens.
• Promote and practice safe and neat work habits.
• Ability to work without direct supervision.
• Ability to take charge and direct children in the case of an emergency.
• Certified in First Aid and CPR.
• Knowledge in methods and techniques of record keeping and report preparation and writing.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Trustworthy and dependable, ability to be bonded.
• Time management, planning and organizational skills.
• Knowledge of computers and software desirable.
• Follows directions, but takes initiative when necessary.
• Establishes authority, with appropriate discipline measures.
• College degree in Teachers’ Education preferred.
• Must be able to complete post-offer of employment requirements, such as drug screen, physical, background screening and residency requirement, per Employee Handbook.

Fitness Coordinator

(Full-Time)       

POSITION REQUIREMENT:
The Fitness Coordinator is responsible for the organization, management, administration and supervision of all aspects of the HUB Recreation Center’s Fitness Center. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, troubleshooting, evaluating and completing payroll for fitness center staff; updating staff training materials, operating manuals; assisting with developing, adjusting and enforcing policies and procedures; budget management; equipment inventory and maintenance, including health and safety checks; overseeing risk management practices; keeping and compiling ongoing patron usage statistics; providing instruction and outreach and orientation sessions. This position will require varied hours. Night and weekend hours will be required at various times throughout the year.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Provides “extraordinary” member services and responsiveness to member’s needs.

2. Develops, maintains, and manages balanced budget for the department.

3. Coordinates the development and management of the branch fitness programs to meet the needs of the community and achieve operating objectives.

4. Develops and promotes increased enrollment in new and existing programs.

5. Develops and implements corporate wellness/fitness programs in and out of the facility.

6. Recruits, selects, develops, supervises and evaluates fitness staff.

7. Develops and prepares training and development for fitness staff.

8. Provides accurate records and appropriate reports.

9. Maintains a professional image within the community and The HUB.

10. Attends training and meetings as assigned.

11. Recommends equipment and supply purchases for the program area.

12. Responsible for all aspects of risk management in the Fitness Center. Keeping equipment and area properly sanitized and clear of hazards daily.

13. Administer first aid and emergency procedures as needed.

14. All other miscellaneous duties as assigned by Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in exercise physiology, kinesiology, human performance management, recreation, health, or related field with a strong emphasis in health and fitness – Preferred.
Current certification in group fitness from a nationally recognized fitness organization (e.g., AFAA, ACSM, ACE, NCSA) or other national certification in personal training – Preferred.
Experience with fitness equipment usage procedures and maintenance plans.
Strong computer skills required with MS Office software and basic website capabilities.
Certification for CPR and First Aid required within (1) month of hire.

WORK SCHEDULE:
As scheduled by Supervisor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, and kneel and must occasionally lift and/or move 50-100 pounds.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:
Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

COMPENSATION:
$38,000-$42,000 Annual Salary (Full-Time Non-Exempt)

Application Requirements:
Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to Gail West, City Administrator, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois, 62959. An employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionil.gov. All applications and resumes must be submitted by November 15th for consideration. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas
General Manager, HUB Recreation Center
618-889-3297
gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

SILVERSNEAKERS INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)       

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching group fitness classes for seniors with specific instruction including any of the following: SilverSneakers Classic, SilverSneakers Cardiofit, SilverSneakers Circuit,, SilverSneakers Yoga, SilverSneakers Stability and SilverSneakers Boom. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, recording participation data and completing incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group instructor is preferred.
  • Specialized SilverSneakers certification(s) required.
  • May enter compensated training agreement with appropriate
  • hire candidate.
  •  First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $15-20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to Gail West, Human Resource Director, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionil.gov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

GROUP AQUATIC INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team.  Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching aqua aerobics and aqua arthritis, recording participation data and complete incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.   
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group aqua instructor is preferred.
  • Group fitness certification required.
  • First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to Gail West, Human Resource Director, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionil.gov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 The City Hall is located in Historic Downtown Marion Illinois Office Hours.

Main Office: 1102 Tower Square Plaza Marion IL, 62959
Phone: 618-997-6281
Email: it@cityofmarionil.gov

We’d love To Meet You In Person Or Via The Web!

 The City Hall is located in Historic Downtown Marion Illinois Office Hours.

Main Office: 1102 Tower Square Plaza Marion IL, 62959
Phone: 618-997-6281
Email: it@cityofmarionil.gov