The department of recreational sports employs between 150-200 student employees each year for both direct hire and work study positions. Employment at the Fitness and Aquatics Center is a great way to get involved on-campus, meet new people, and learn new leadership skills!
The department of Recreational Sports will begin accepting applications for general student employment positions soon. Please check back between Monday, February 18th and Friday, March 1st for your opportunity to apply!
Provides program support for Outdoor Adventure programs, including program registration, marketing, facilitating equipment rentals, and general office and organizational tasks. Experience with Outdoor Adventure programs preferred and Microsoft Office skills preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, OAE and Climbing Wall.
Responsible for the daily operations of the Fitness and Aquatic Center to include: opening and closing of the facility, employee supervision to ensure the facility is staffed appropriately, on-site risk manager, responder for all medical emergencies, policy enforcement, and administrative support to full-time administrator team. Proficiency with multi-tasking required. Microsoft Office skills required. Individuals with current ARC Professional Rescuer, CPR, Basic First Aid, and AED certifications are preferred. Reports to the Associate Director, Facilities and Risk Management, and the Director of Recreational Sports.
Climbing Wall Attendant
Responsible for the safety of all climbers. Teaches proper climbing and belaying skills. Belays children ages 7 and up as well as a wide variety of others. Training is provided, but experience at the Department of Recreational Sports climbing wall is preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, Outdoor Adventures.
Club Sports and IM Coordinator
Responsible for all administrative tasks associated with running the intramural program, including: scheduling games and tournaments, creating the staff schedule, communication with team captains and staff, and serving as a back-up intramural supervisor when needed. Assists with various administrative tasks associated with the club sports program, including: tracking and processing all club sport athlete paperwork, verifying club rosters, communicating with club officers and event management. Other duties as assigned. CPR/First Aid certifications are required (training provided). Reports to the Assistant Director, Club Sports and Intramurals.
Fitness Center Consultant
Responsible to provide a safe, clean, and fun atmosphere for our members and guests who frequent the Fitness Center. Maintain safety of fitness center participants by enforcing area policies, promoting safe exercise technique, and provide general assistances with cardiovascular and strength training equipment. Consultants are charged with greeting and engaging members and guests to create a positive and productive exercise environment that inspires exercise adherence. No experience necessary. Reports to Assistant Director, Fitness and Instructional Programs.
Group Exercise Instructor
Responsible for designing and leading members through safe and effective group exercise classes. Group Exercise Instructors must have extensive knowledge in: proper fitness programming, safety, participant motivation, and communication. Nationally recognized group exercise certifications are required. Reports to the Assistant Director, Fitness and Instructional Programs. (For more information about obtaining group exercise certifications, contact the Assistant Director, Fitness and Instructional Programs.)
Intramural Site Supervisor
Responsible for the on-site supervision of intramural contests, the evaluation of officials, and providing overall event management and support to game officials. “Veteran” officials who have demonstrated skills, knowledge, and leadership preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, Club Sports and Intramurals.
Intramural Sports Official
Responsible for officiating and scorekeeping a variety of team sports throughout the course of the year. No experience necessary, but preferred. In-house training provided. Must be available to work evenings and weekends. Reports to the Assistant Director, Club Sports and Intramurals.
Responsible for the supervision and education to swimmers, facility supervision, facility maintenance, and administration of the department emergency action plan. Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification or the equivalent, a current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification, a current American Red Cross First Aid certification, or the equivalents, and be in good physical condition (as determined by a pre-requisite skills test) is required. Also responsible for cleaning and general maintenance, including rust removal of Aquatic Center equipment and facilities. Reports to the Assistant Director, Aquatics and Special Events.
Responsible for the planning and development of marketing materials, provide resources for departmental use to include social media avenues, design and distribute publications and other media formats, as well as conduct photography assignments. Photography and/or graphic design experience preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, Business and Marketing.
Member Services Representative
Provides service to prospective and current members of the facility, sells memberships, locker rentals and assists in program registration. Responsible for monitoring member/guest authorized access and directs visitors to designated locations throughout the facility. Willing to learn about facilities, policies and program offerings as well as conduct facility tours. Strong emphasis is placed on customer service and interpersonal skills. Microsoft Office skills preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, Business and Marketing.
Outdoor Gear Assistant
Responsible for maintenance of all equipment for the Outdoor Adventure Experience (OAE) program, including taking inventory, repairing equipment, preparing equipment for OAE trips and rentals, and ensuring all equipment is returned from trips and rentals. Experience working with outdoor equipment is preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, OAE and Climbing Wall.
Risk Management Coordinator
Responsible for obtaining and tracking training documentation for all employees, interns, and volunteers within the Department of Recreational Sports. Ensures all employees meet requirements set forth in the departmental Minimum Training Requirements. Coordinates certification courses with the American Red Cross local chapter and instructors and tracks expenditures. Oversees all emergency action inventories. Microsoft Office skills required. Reports to the Associate Director, Facilities and Risk Management.
Water Safety Instructor
Coordinates, plans, and instructs various American Red Cross (ARC) Learn to Swim lessons for children and adults abd adheres to the ARC guidelines and protocols for teaching and reporting. ARC instructor certification required. Reports to the Assistant Director, Aquatics and Special Events.
A few more reasons to join the team:
- The Department of Recreational Sports hires both work study and non-work study students.
- No need to worry about transportation to work.
- Work around your class schedule.
- Gain valuable experience that will help you in your professional career.
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