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Mt. Prospect Park District, Executive Assistant

Incorporated in 1955, the Mt. Prospect Park District provides recreation programs, facilities and services to over a quarter million residents of Mount Prospect and portions of Des Plaines, Arlington Heights and Elk Grove Village. Encompassing more than 450 acres, the District offers over 30 neighborhood parks and facilities including the Mt. Prospect Golf Club, pools, fitness centers, ball diamonds, art studio, dog park, conservatory/greenhouse and extensive bike and walking paths. Each four season program guide offers over 1,000 programs and events for all ages.

Interested candidates should submit an application via Frontline/AppliTrack applicant tracking at:

Or, you can visit us at www.mppd.orgclick Careers at the top of the page and look for Vacancies/Administration/Executive Assistant.

Due to an upcoming retirement, we are searching for a full-time Executive Assistant. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Executive Director, Board of Commissioners and Leadership Team. The ideal candidate possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as organizational skills and attention to detail. Must possess the ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with fellow employees and elected Park Board. Work history should demonstrate strong time management skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines, as well as the capacity to operate in a high-paced and at times, stressful environment. Ability to treat sensitive and confidential information with discretion is required. Extensive knowledge of office administration, clerical procedures, and recordkeeping systems a must. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Workspace (G-Suite). Ability to analyze systems/processes and implement improvements desired. Please use the link above to view the complete job description.

The targeted salary range is $58,500 to $67,500, depending on qualifications. Plus, we offer a generous benefits package including IMRF pension, medical, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability (IMRF), life insurance, VSP vision (discount program), 457 deferred compensation plan, paid time off, and park district usage benefits and facility discounts.


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