Employment Opportunities

Building Supervisor
Supervisors will be expected to coordinate various intramural and recreational activities going on in the building. They evaluate and supervise other staff members. They are responsible for staff training and security of the building. CPR training required. Students must be at least a sophomore and have experience working with Rec Services.

Team Leader
These individuals coordinate team activities for their respective Rec Services team. Team Leaders are responsible for creating enthusiasm and servant heart leadership within their team. They will plan and coordinate activities and events which their team will be in charge of. They will assist with staff and program evaluation and training. The following positions are available: aerobics, weight room, lifeguard, intramurals, and promotions.

Lifeguards supervise the people using the pool and provide lifesaving knowledge and skills as needed. Lifeguards must have valid certificates in both lifeguard training and CPR. Lifeguards meet throughout the school year to review and discuss lifeguarding techniques and procedures. Opportunities are available to teach swimming lessons as well.

Weight Room Supervisors
Supervisors maintain the policies and procedures set by the department. Knowledge in strength training is helpful and encouraged as supervisors are expected to assist students and faculty with their personal strength programs. A current CPR certification required. Workshops are required.

Group Fitness Instructors
Instructors teach a variety of aerobics classes. Previous experience is preferred but not necessary. A valid CPR certificate and occasional workshops are required.

Office Assistants
These individuals provide general administrative support such as answering phones, relaying information about the recreation facility and programs, and data entry. In addition, this staff checks out all recreation equipment. A valid CPR certificate is required.

Intramural Officials
Student employees will be used to officiate intramural sports such as flag football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, and walleyball. Officials are required to attend training sessions before the various intramural sports begin. Officials are given training in the areas of rules, mechanics, and court/field positioning. A current CPR certificate is required. Previous experience is preferred, but not required.

Facility Event Staff
We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working individuals to "set-up" chairs, tables, floor covering etc, when we are host to events in the Elmen Center.

Water Safety Instructors
Instructors teach a variety of Red Cross certified classes ranging from Toddlers through Adult. An American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certificate is required. School year lessons are once a week for eight weeks on Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday nights or Saturday mornings. Summer lessons are 4 times a week for two weeks.

Water Assistants 
These individuals assist children in the locker room and guiding them onto the pool deck. They will assist the instructors in the water with children as well as on the pool deck. Lifeguard certification preferred but not required.

Lifeguards (Learn to Swim Program)
Lifeguards are needed for open recreation time as well as during our youth swim lesson program. Lifeguards must have a current Red Cross Lifeguard certification.

If you are interested in applying for any of these jobs, contact Recreational Services at 274-4637, or stop by the desk in the Elmen Center.