Student Employment

Job Descriptions

Fitness Center Staff

Staff will monitor the Campus Recreation Fitness Center. Duties include insuring safety of participants, enforcing fitness center policies, making sure participants return equipment to proper storage areas, and cleaning the fitness center as required during each shift.

Intramural Official

Students are trained to work as officials in a variety of team sports including flag football, floor hockey, indoor soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball and outdoor soccer. No experience is necessary, just the joy of sports and the willingness to learn. To become an Intramural official, all you have to do is attend the official's trainings; we’ll teach you the rest!

Intramural Scorekeeper

Students are trained to keep score in a variety of team intramural sports including flag football, softball, indoor/outdoor soccer, broomball, ice hockey, volleyball, street hockey & basketball. Duties include maintaining electronic and manual scoreboards, keeping game records and statistics.

Group Fitness Instructor

Students can instruct a variety of group fitness (GFIT) classes including Zumba, Pilates, kickboxing, yoga and spinning classes. Campus Recreation offers free group fitness instructor training to anyone who is interested in potentially teaching GFIT classes at the Campus Recreation Center.

Personal Trainer

Students are responsible for leading fitness orientations and workshops, conducting fitness assessments, and developing personal fitness programs for individuals and small groups. Personal trainers will also help out with different CRC fitness programs throughout the year. The CRC will only hire students who are Juniors/Seniors in the Exercise Physiology program and/or hold a nationally recognized PT certification.

Welcome Desk Staff

Students staff the welcome desk at the entrance of the Campus Recreation Center. Along with verifying the identity of students, faculty/staff, and CRC members that want to enter the facility, employees handout equipment, collect guest fees, sell memberships, register people for programs and disseminate information regarding the facility and programming.

Swim Instructor

Students swim instructors will teach group swim lessons at Costello Gym throughout each semester and summer. We offer an 8-week fall & spring group swim lesson program that meets on Saturday mornings. Instructors will teach American Red Cross levels 1-6 with an instructor-to-swimmer ratio of 1/5 for most levels. American Red Cross WSI certification and experience preferred, but is not required.

Lifeguard

Students will guard Saturday morning group swim lessons at Costello Gym for Campus Recreation's 8-week fall and spring group swim lesson program. Lifeguards will guard vigilantly throughout their shifts with a 5-minute break every hour. One guard to 25 swimmers. American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification (or equivalent) required.

Outdoor Adventure Trip Leader

Students will be trained in leading adventure trips including: backpacking, rock climbing, hiking, biking, and kayaking. No prior experience required, but prior participation in outdoor activities is preferred; wilderness first aid certification preferred. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required. Prospective Trip Leaders are asked to register for a Trip Leader Training Course for the fall semester, before they may begin working for this program. Course information and registration may be found online.

Marketing & Promotions Staff

The marketing & promotions staff will be responsible for promoting, creating and disseminating information on Campus Recreation Programs and events. Positions include: Street Team, Photographer, VideographerGraphic Designer or Social Media Manager. Art and business majors preferred but not required. Work study is required for a majority of these positions. Graphic design internships are also available. Please contact Justin_Lawler@uml.edu for more information.

Bike Shop Mechanic

Students who apply for this position must have experience in bicycle maintenance and repairs. Job will include performing bike assessments, tune-ups, repairs, part sales, and maintaining an inventory of parts in our UMass Lowell Bike Shop located on the second floor of the Campus Recreation Center. Work study is required.

RecKids Summer Camp Counselor

Students will be responsible for overseeing children ages 6-11 years of age in our RecKids Summer Camp. RecKids is a 3-week recreational camp that typically runs at the end of June and beginning of July, Monday - Fridays 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Counselors will be responsible for leading camp activities that include sports, fitness, field trips, arts & crafts, etc.

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