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Student Employment

UWRF Campus Recreation hires Service Staff (Falcon Outdoor Adventures, Intramural Sports Supervisors, and Rec Services Staff) during the Spring semester for the following academic year.  Applications are due before Spring Break with positions offered by the end of April.

Timeline:

  • Wednesday, February 6th, 2019:  Application opens.
  • Friday, March 22nd, 2019:  Application for full consideration will close.
  • Early April 2019:  Interviews will be conducted.
  • Mid-Late April 2019:  Positions will be offered.
  • Wednesday, August 28th, 2019:  Staff report for mandatory training.

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Campus Recreation continually recruits Program Staff (Group Fitness Instructors, Personal Trainers, Ice Skating Instructors, Intramural Sports Officials, and Intramural Sports Scorekeepers) throughout the year and hires on a seasonal or as needed basis.

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Please notice the timelines above when considering applying for a position.  All applications will be kept on file through January 31st.  In February, a new application will be launched for the following academic year.

2019-20 Student Employment Application

Click to view position descriptions below:

Falcon Outdoor Adventures Staff

This position will involve all areas of the Falcon Outdoor Adventure's (FOA) programming including the Rental Center, Climbing Wall, Outdoor Trips Program, and Bike Shop.  FOA Staff report to the Outdoor Recreation Coordinator and Student Supervisors.    Responsibilities include equipment rental/repair and rental center operations, climbing wall operations and special events, outdoor trips logistics, preparation, and facilitation, and (if applicable) Bike Shop operations.  This position may require night and/or weekend hours.

Compensation: Starting at $8.50/hour 

Full Position Description

Group Fitness Instructor

As a Group Fitness Instructor, you are expected to be a knowledgeable, friendly, and welcoming to everyone in your classes, teaching a class that is safe and appropriate for all attendees. Campus Recreation expects all employees to have a positive attitude, show up for work on time, dress professionally, and perform all assigned duties in a professional manner. In addition, Group Fitness Instructors are responsible for providing fitness instruction, supervision, and a supportive exercise environment to all group fitness participants.  Class offerings range based on instructor's certifications, interests, and abilities.

Compensation: Starting at $12/hour (about ~$20/class)

Full Position Description

Intramural Sports Official/Scorekeeper

This position will work closely with the Intramural Supervisors, Intramural Student Manager, and Assistant Director of Campus Recreation. Responsibilities will include enforcing departmental policies and contest rules for any number of intramural sports including Basketball, Broomball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Soccer, Softball, and Volleyball.  Officials can work any number of sports they desire as long as they are in attendance for all training sessions leading into the start of the sport.  Additional duties include maintaining a safe and fun atmosphere during intramural competition and facilitating fair play among participants.

Hiring remains open all year.  Officials for each sport will be hired and trained in the weeks leading into the intramural sports season.  Please check the intramural sports schedule to see which sports are upcoming.

Compensation: Starting at $8.25/hour 

Full Position Description

Intramural Sports Supervisor

This position will work closely with the Intramural Student Manager and Assistant Director of Campus Recreation with the overall operation of the Intramural Sports program.  Intramural Supervisors will manage all aspects of the Intramural Sports program at night.  Responsibilities will include supervising Intramural Sport Officials/Scorekeepers, managing facility setup, preparing equipment for contests, answering questions from participants, troubleshooting issues throughout the shift, and enforcing departmental policies and contest rules in sports including Badminton, Basketball, Broomball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Kickball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, and Volleyball.  Supervisors will be asked to work multiple sports on multiple nights throughout the week.  An ideal candidate will have great communication, organization, and leadership skills as well as be able to take control of situations involving peer-to-peer conflicts.

Compensation: Starting at $9.50/hour

Full Position Description

Personal Trainer

Fitness Center Personal Trainers are responsible to assess, create and implement training programs for their unique clients. The trainer is also responsible for all scheduling of clients and tracking accurate records of client's attendance, payment history and scheduling a meeting for an initial consultation.

Compensation:  Starting at $10/hour

Full Position Description

Recreation Services Staff

This position will work closely with the Recreation Services Student Manager and Assistant Director of Recreation.  Responsibilities will include enforcing departmental policies and procedures for a variety of Campus Recreation Programs that take place within the Falcon Center.  Rec Services Staff will also work at the front desk of the Falcon Center and Knowles Center where they will greet patrons, manage facility access, make court reservations, sell faculty/staff and community memberships, control inventory of day use equipment (i.e. basketballs, volleyballs, etc.), and oversee all open recreation activities.  The ideal candidate will have great communication, organization, and cash-handling skills while being able to work alone in a high-energy environment.

Compensation: Starting at $8.50/hour

Full Position Description

Skate School Instructor

Hunt Arena Skating School provides kids and adults in the community a place to learn to skate and to advance their figure skating skills.  As a coach you would be responsible for teaching classes in both eight week sessions (Session 1: October - December, Session 2: December - March), creating your own lesson plan, and teaching the required skills of ISI.  Coaches also assist in the production of the Annual HASS Figure Skating Show, which includes script writing, choreographing routines, creating props and costumes, and all other facets associated with a production. Coaches are expected to be able to work will all levels from beginners to freestyle.  They must be good with kids and have at least 2 years experience in coaching figure skating.  Coaches must be able to prove that they have passed at least Freestyle 5 or USFS Juvenile Freestyle. HASS is an ISI program and follows the skills associated with this program.

Compensation: Based on Experience

Full Position Description

Contact Us

Campus Recreation

A105 Falcon Center

campusrec@uwrf.edu

(715) 425.4289

 

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