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Campus Recreation

Employment

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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 within the Campus Recreation Department student employees will:
  • Demonstrate creative thinking and problem solving emphasizing safety and risk management.
  • Exhibit transferable skills that can assist in their future employment.
Recruitment periods Available positions

Fall to Fall

September 22, 2014 to September 20, 2015

Fitness Instructor

Fall to Spring

September 14, 2015 to April 15, 2016

Intramural Officials

Fall to Winter

October 26, 2015 to November 1, 2015

Guest Service Specialist, Climbing Specialist, Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Winter to Spring

February 8, 2016 to February 14, 2016

Guest Service Specialist, Climbing Specialist, Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Spring to Summer

May 2, 2016 to May 8, 2016

Guest Service Specialist, Climbing Specialist, Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Student employment

During the recruitment dates listed above, applications will only be available through the Minimum Certification and Experience Qualifications table below. Certification, enrollment status and experience requirements are listed within the Position Descriptions.

If you need assistance with your resume and cover letter or to sharpen your interview skills contact the 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 Campus Recreation 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, How to Apply.

Minimum Certification and Experience Qualifications
Position American Red Cross CPR/AED for
Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers Other
Certifications Previous
Experience

Facility Supervisor
Position Description

Yes

No

Management and/or supervisory; previously CRD experience

Climbing Specialist
Position Description
Application

Yes

CWI-A minimum
(Climbing Wall Instructor)

Climbing and bouldering

Lifeguard
Position Description
Application

Yes

Lifeguard Training
(American Red Cross)

Aquatic knowledge

Swim Instructor
Position Description
Application

No

Water Safety Instructor
(American Red Cross)

Teaching and/or Instruction

Fitness Instructor
Position Description
Application

No

Nationally Recognized Certification
(AFAA, ACE, etc)

Participation in a variety of group fitness classes

Intramural Supervisor
Position Description

Yes

No

Officiating and/or participation in sports; previously CRD experience

Intramural Official
Position Description
Application

No

No

Interest in sports

Guest Service Specialist
Position Description
Application

Yes

No

Customer service and/or cash handling

Upcoming Local Certifications Organizations

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Provider
(Found under Healthcare and Public Safety)

American Red Cross

Climbing Wall Instructor
(Found under Adventure Leadership Institute)

Oregon State University's RecSports

Lifeguard
(Found under Aquatics)

Campus Recreation classes or
other American Red Cross providers

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Contact

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

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