UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Student Employment

We are looking for students to join our team who: Working for Recreation & Sport Facilities is a great opportunity to:
  • are trustworthy
  • are hardworking
  • are great communicators
  • are problem solvers
  • have a positive attitude
  • build your resume
  • make great friends
  • enhance your leadership skills

APPLICATION FOR THE 2016-17 ACADEMIC YEAR

 

CAMPUS RECREATION POSITIONS

Falcon Outdoor Adventure 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 $8.00/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 ~$20/class

Full Position Description

Ice Skating 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

Intramural Sports Official/Scorekeeper

This position will work closely with the Intramural Supervisors, Intramural Student Coordinator, 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 $7.50/hour

Full Position Description

Intramural Sports Supervisor

This position will work closely with the Intramural Student Coordinator 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 $8.50/hour

Full Position Description


SPORT FACILITIES POSITIONS

Sport Facility Event Staff

Event Staff members work closely with the Hunt and Knowles Student Supervisors, the Assistant Director of Sport Facilities, Assistant Director of Recreation, and the Director of Recreation and Sport Facilities with the administration of day to day operations at the sport facilities on campus including Knowles Center, Hunt Arena, and Karges.  Duties include setting tennis nets, volleyball nets, or batting cages, renting general sports equipment and ice skates, and managing the overall operation of of the facility including cleaning nightly.  Event Staff also assist with home athletic events including operating the concessions stand, taking tickets, and working the penalty box.

Compensation: Starting at $7.50/hour

Full Job Description

Camera Technician

This position operates the two camera system in Hunt Arena which streams the contest in-house on the video board, online, and through a local cable station.  This position work closely with the Sound Engineer and Video Technician to create an exciting atmosphere at Hunt Arena during Falcon Hockey.  The Camera Technician also operates the special effects board attached to the Hunt Arena Video Board System.  Time commitment for this position includes mostly night and weekend hours with at least 14 home hockey games between October and March.  

Compensation: $30.00/game (Approximately $10.00/hour)

Sound Engineer

This position is an integral part of Sport Facilities Game Administration at home hockey games.  The Sound Engineer manages the sound system during the contests, including choosing music played during stoppages of play and intermission.  This position works closely with the Director and Assistant Director of Recreation and Sport Facilities to provide an exciting atmosphere in Hunt Arena during Falcon Hockey.  Time commitment for this position includes mostly night and weekend hours with at least 14 home hockey games between October and March.

Compensation: $30.00/game (approximately $10.00/hour)

Video Production

The Video Technician is in charge of the Video Replay Board in Hunt Arena. They work closely with the Sound Engineer and Camera Technician to create an exciting atmosphere at Hunt Arena. They also assist in the creation of highlight videos, movie clips, and other in-game and intermission entertainment. Strong computer skills are required for this position.  Time commitment for this position includes mostly night and weekend hours with at least 14 home hockey games between October and March.

Compensation: $30.00/game (Approximately $10.00/hour)

Contact Us

Recreation and Sport Facilities
Email us
715-425-4289
Event Calendar/Hours
Knowles Center/Hunt Arena
1110 S. Main Street

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