Program Supervisor

Park District of Highland Park - Heller Nature Center

Job Description

Develop, plan, evaluate and constantly improve programs, services and events related to Heller’s teams course, public programs, special events, scout and custom programs and birthday parties, at the Heller Nature Center, Rosewood Beach Interpretive Center and other locations in the area; oversee Heller’s beekeeping program and maintenance of hives; coordinating brochure copy; planning and directing the Sand Trackers, Outdoor Adventure Camp and Girls Outdoor Challenge summer camps; and conducting and assisting in the planning of school, early childhood, after school and teacher workshops. Develop and manage program budgets. Provide site supervision, extraordinary customer service, distribute information and answer questions. Hire, train, supervise and evaluate part-time staff, seasonal staff and volunteers.


Bachelor’s degree in education, natural science or outdoor recreation with 2 years’ experience in environmental education/interpretation or a related field. Demonstrated ability to work enthusiastically with a broad clientele (preschool-adult). Skilled at developing innovative programs. Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Must possess general first aid knowledge and have the physical ability to perform tasks in outdoor situations. Ideal candidate must possess 2 years of staff supervisory experience. Experience in budgeting is a plus.

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How to Apply

Closing Date

February 28, 2018


January 24, 2018