At NSSRA, we believe that everyone deserves the chance to play. Formed in 1970 with that goal in mind, we were the first Special Recreation Association in the country, offering programs and services for children, teens and adults with disabilities. We are similar to a park district, however we only serve residents in our partner communities with special needs.
Fifty years later, we serve approximately 1,800 individuals throughout the year in the northern suburbs of Chicago. We’re all about creating an environment of belonging through play, and we want you to be a part of our team!
ABOUT THE JOB Members of Team NSSRA are dedicated individuals with enthusiasm and initiative. The Registrar is primarily responsible for participant and program registrations. In this position you will be able to contribute your talents, learn new job skills and build meaningful relationships. As Registrar, you will be responsible for the following tasks:
•Receive and sort registrations for recreation programs, and enter data into the RecTrac registration system •Communicate with registrants to clarify registration questions •Communicate professionally and consistently with participants, parents, fellow staff and the general public •Enter information received from registrants on required participant forms and pursue collection of all required forms and payment from registrants •Train new employees and conduct annual trainings on the registration system •Work with recreation staff to assign program codes for seasonal program guides, and accurately enter codes for seasonal programs and events •Assist the Receptionist in opening and closing the building, answering phones, greeting visitors and preparing documents, manuals, reports, and files, as needed •Process charges and post cash receipts, submit information to the Finance Department and prepare bank deposits •Produces detailed mailing lists for a variety of mailings, including but not limited to letters to families and staff, invitations to NSSRA agency events and Foundation mailings •Works closely with NSSRA's Foundation Manager on maintaining the donor database, Bloomerang, and generating reports as needed •Perform other duties necessary for the efficient and effective operation of NSSRA, as assigned
•NSSRA is looking for someone who is enthusiastic with exceptional time management and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with others. •Graduation from high school is required. •Applicants should have a minimum of four (4) years of full-time experience in an office environment. Experience with human service agencies or local government agencies is preferred. •Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and ability to keyboard information efficiently and with a high accuracy rate is required. •Experience with RecTrac software is highly desired. •A valid Driver’s License is required along with own source of reliable transportation.
Additional Salary Information: NSSRA offers a generous benefit package which includes: medical, prescription and dental coverage, vision reimbursement, life insurance, pension plan, and paid time off.
About Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA)
Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) provides and facilitates year-round recreation programs and services for children, teens and adults with disabilities who live in its 13 northern suburban partner communities.
NSSRA has nearly 600 recreation, sport, cultural, social, and leisure offerings available throughout the year, creating new experiences, opportunities for skill development, leisure time, and perhaps most importantly, friendship. NSSRA serves over 1,800 individuals with disabilities through our traditional and cooperative programs. Participants range in age from preschoolers, youth and teens through young adults, adults and seniors. Programs are offered at park district facilities, schools and other locations throughout the northern suburbs. NSSRA’s Inclusion support option provides individuals with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy full participation in partner agency programs while receiving the individualized one-on-one support they need to succeed. Through its programs and services, NSSRA removes the barriers that might prevent an individual with disabilities from full participation in the fun and richness of experience that life has to offer.