Campus Recreation recruits MOTIVATED STUDENTS to work in a variety of positions. We offer leadership opportunities through student employment. To be eligible for employment, you must be currently registered as an undergraduate or graduate student.
You must attend one of the information sessions listed below to receive an application and be considered for employment. Employment sessions are held each semester for employment in the following semester. Campus Recreation offers a very limited number of Work-Study positions. Please check the Financial Aid site for these listings.
Ensure the safety of all participants in and around the Seahawk Natatorium. Respond quickly to all emergency situations including administration of emergency care to any person injured in the Seahawk Natatorium area and promptly complete, or assist in the completion of accident and/or incident report. Establish and maintain good customer service and provide assistance in a courteous manner at all times.
Aquatics Supervisors will determine lifeguard station assignments, rotation intervals, maintain daily records and facility checks, coordinate emergency procedures, ensure proper set-up/tear-down for various user groups, motivate and delegate assignments and tasks to fellow lifeguards, write-up poor, late, no-shows or outstanding performance reports on lifeguards and communicate this to the Assistant Director/Aquatics and Program Assistant/Aquatics. In order to be considered a candidate for the Aquatics Supervisor position, the Team Member must be in good standing and must have been a Department of Campus Recreation Lifeguard for a minimum of one year.
Supervisors are responsible for the facilitation and monitoring of all Intramural Sports and Sport Club programs and events. Supervisors are expected to work afternoons, evenings and weekend hours. These individual are hired yearly and require certification in American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED. Additionally, site managers are required to attend bi-weekly training sessions and all offered sports officiating clinics. Applications are available at the Student Recreation Center or on line. If you have any questions, please stop by the Campus Recreation office
Sport official is responsible for the management of all on field activities for the IM Sports program. Sports officials’ primary role is to maintain sportsmanship, safety, and uphold all rules during scheduled contests. Secondary duties include the attending of training clinics and meetings, assisting with activity set-up/break-down and other duties assigned.
The sports assistant is responsible for the management of equipment check out/in procedures for both participants and staff. The sports assistant assists the site-manager with facility set-up and breakdown for all intramural sports activities. Secondary duties include the management and tracking of various sports scores and participant information.
The Building Manager is responsible for the daily operation of the Student Recreation Center. This person must be knowledgeable of all policies of the Campus Recreation operation and make decisions based on previous experience, general philosophy and mission of the department. The Building Manager oversees student employees in the absence of the professional staff, administers the policies and procedures of the department and is a general “trouble-shooter” within the facility.
Lobby Desk Attendant
The Lobby Desk Attendant is responsible for the overall operation of the Lobby Desk during operating hours for the SRC. Major responsibilities will include providing customer service, facility access, equipment/towel checkout, and operating the cash register. The Lobby Desk Attendant will also process membership information, class registrations, and perform general clerical, maintenance, and custodial functions as necessary. The Lobby Desk Attendant works directly with members and guests, providing courteous, friendly and professional assistance.
The Operations Assistant is responsible for assisting in the the overall maintenance and housekeeping/cleanliness of the Student Recreation Center. The operations assistant is also responsible for maintaining a safe and clean environment for our patrons, visitors, and members.
The Office Assistant is responsible for assisting the Office Manager with the operation of the Campus Recreation office. Typing, computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word are preferred for employment in this position. The office assistant will work directly with members and guests, providing courteous, friendly and professional assistance.
Marketing Assistants assist in the development and maintenance of marketing and promotional items within the department. He/she promotes Campus Recreation activities, events, and schedules through social media, publications, and digital signage. Marketing team members serve as departmental representatives at involvement fairs, university held special events, and orientation sessions. The Marketing team works closely with all areas to ensure promotion of all Campus Recreation events.
The Program Assistant is responsible for assisting in specific areas of Campus Recreation such as payroll, marketing, budgeting, etc. Typing, computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word are preferred for employment in this position. Additional skills and knowledge required are dependent on the specific job.
The Recreation Assistant is responsible for assisting the Building Manager, Lobby Desk Attendants, and Operations staff. These team members are trained in Lobby Desk and Operations so they can assist accordingly. They continuously walk throughout the facility and assist patrons and staff as needed. Recreation Assistants direct patrons to appropriate locations, help maintain a clean facility, and act as a second responder to the Building Manager.
Challenge Course Facilitator
Challenge Course Facilitators assist in the planning and implementation of individual programs that include games, initiatives, low ropes and/or high ropes. They are responsible for facilitating each element on the course in a safe, educational and fun manner to meet participants' needs.
Climbing Wall Facilitator
Climbing Wall Facilitators are responsible for assisting members with climbing wall equipment, belaying climbers, and creating a safe and fun environment. The climbing wall supervisor will accomplish this by providing information, training and supervision. These students are on duty to stress safety and encourage patrons.
Adventure Recreation Assistant
The Adventure Recreation Assistant is responsible for handling all daily office operations of Seahawk Adventures. This includes assisting in all programs details and receptionist duties regarding activity sign-ups, challenge course reservations, equipment rentals and promotion, maintenance of all adventure programs, and assisting in administration of the program.
Trip Leaders are students that have completed Trip Leader Training. Trip Leaders provide safe and effective leadership for the educational and recreational trips that make up the adventure series.
Fitness attendants oversees the fitness center in the Student Recreation Center. They are available to answer any questions and provide general assistance.
Develop personalized exercise programs for individuals or groups and assist them during their workouts. Promote lifelong adherence to a health and fitness program through realistic goal setting and education. Provide participants with in-depth information on equipment usage, lifestyle management, and ultimately, how to design their own personal fitness program in an effort to produce independent exercisers.
Group Exercise Instructor
Group Exercise Instructors instruct group exercise classes. Instructors will assist members with equipment set up and help them with the class routines, creating a safe and fun environment.