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The Campus Recreation Department positions are designed to give students tools and training for a lifetime of success, both personally and professionally.

The Campus Recreation Department is looking for friendly, self-sufficient individuals who will promote the health of its members. This individual should work cooperatively alongside other staff members and be willing to perform multiple job responsibilities. Duties of Campus Recreation staff may include, but are not limited to, providing information about the facility, selling memberships and activity classes, resolving member conflicts and performing specific cleaning duties.

Promoting safety and cleanliness is an important goal for the Campus Recreation staff. We seek to provide a positive environment and have friendly interactions with the users. Candidates should have a great work ethic and be adaptable to the Campus Recreation environment.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of working for the Campus Recreation Department all student employees will:
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and effective reasoning emphasizing safety and risk management.
Minimum Qualifications
Position American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer Other Certifications Previous Experience

Facility Supervisor

Yes

No

Management and/or supervisory; previously CRD experience

Climbing Specialist

Yes

CWI-A minimum
(Climbing Wall Instructor)

Climbing and bouldering

Lifeguard

Yes

Lifeguard Training
(American Red Cross)

Lifeguarding

Swim Instructor

Yes

Water Safety Instructor
(American Red Cross)

Teaching lessons

Fitness Instructor

No

Nationally Recognized Certification
(AFAA, ACE, etc)

Participation in a variety of group fitness classes

Intramural Official

No

No

Interest in sports

Intramural Supervisor

Yes

No

Officiating and/or particiaption in sports

Guest Service Specialist

Yes

No

Customer service and/or cash handling

Recruitment dates Available positions

Fall to Spring

September 24, 2013 to April 15, 2014

Intramural Officials

Fall to Winter

October 8, 2014 to October 12, 2014

Guest Service Specialist, Climbing Specialist, Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Winter to Spring

January 14, 2015 to January 18, 2015

Guest Service Specialist, Climbing Specialist, Lifeguard, Fitness and Swim Instructors

Spring to Summer

April 9, 2014 to April 13, 2014

Climbing Specialist, Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Upcoming Certifications Organization

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Health Care

American Red Cross

Climbing Wall Instructor (CWI)

Oregon State University's RecSports

Lifeguard

Campus Recreation's Aquatic Center

Student employment

During the recruitment dates, applications and job descriptions will only be available through WolfLink.

If you need assistance with your resume and cover letter please contact Service Learning and Career Development office, located lower level of WUC, room 119; 503-838-8432, www.wou.edu/slcd.

Non-Student employment

An open applicant POOL for non-students interested in Aquatic, Swim, Fitness and/or Cycling Instructors and Climbing Specialist positions are available through the Human Resources Department, located in room 201 of the Administration Building, 503-838-8490, Job Openings.

Contact

Campus Recreation 503-838-9530 | or e-mail: horseyr@wou.edu

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