Campus Recreation

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Trip leaders will lead trips of up to 10 people to locations across New England and beyond.

The marketing & promotions staff will be responsible for promoting and disseminating information on all Campus Recreation Programs throughout campus. Job duties can range from passing out marketing materials, taking photographs and videos at various programs and events, managing Campus Recreation Social Media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. or students with graphic design experience can help create our various promotional materials. Students with video experience are encouraged to apply as well. Photography/Art majors & experience with graphic design (Photoshop) preferred; work study required.
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.

Outdoor Adventure Internship/Practicum
This program is designed to enhance students’ academic education with hands-on experience as part of a University Outdoor Recreation program. Students from all programs of study are encouraged to apply. Students will gain experience in program planning and implementation, rental center operation, and leading and instructing groups. This position may fulfill educational requirements for some majors. Outdoor Adventure Internship/Practicum information and application (pdf).