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Campus Recreation Job Opportunities

Aquatics

Student Rec Center Lifeguard

Description: Under general supervision, the Student Rec Center Lifeguard ensures the safety of patrons of our aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility
  • Communicates with staff and patrons effectively to ensure aquatic safety and an enjoyable experience
  • Responds well to constructive critique and coaching
  • Acts immediately and appropriately to ensure the safety of patrons in the event of an emergency
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services
  • Participates in regular in-service training sessions
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintains a high standard of customer service
  • Performs various maintenance duties as directed
  • Prepares and maintains appropriate reports
  • Completes additional duties as assigned by supervisor
Job Requirements:
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification
  • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
  • Ability to pass pre-employment water skills evaluation as stipulated by Campus Recreation
  • Available to work weekends/holidays
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions
Benefits:
  • Leadership and advancement opportunities
  • Opportunity to work year-round
  • Flexible work hours
  • Future employment references/recommendations
  • Extra hours and opportunities available for employees who exemplify leadership and exceed standard expectations
*Individuals interested in becoming a Campus Recreation Lifeguard MUST have a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification to be considered for employment*

Teacher/Instructor

Description:
Responsible for planning, coordinating, and teaching any combination of water skills ranging from Infant and Toddler Water-Readiness, Learn-to-Swim and water safety.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Be familiar with the American Red Cross curriculum and know how to use course materials effectively
  • Adapt teaching approaches to the age, experience, and ability of participants so they can meet course objectives
  • Provide for the health and safety of participants, including ensuring that all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards and that materials and equipment are safe
  • Communicate regularly with participants and/or parents, as appropriate, to ensure they are aware of progress
  • Participate in regular in-service training sessions
  • Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor
Job Requirements:
  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification is preferred but not required
  • We seek individuals with teaching experience in the following program areas:
    • Parent/child attended infant, toddler and preschool classes
    • One-on-one adult and child private instruction
    • Group fitness
    • Coaching
    • Lifeguard instruction
  • Thorough knowledge and application of swimming and water safety skills
  • Thorough knowledge and application of teaching swimming and water safety skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work without supervision
Benefits: 
  • Opportunity to work year-round
  • $12-$24/hour
Apply to be a Lifeguard
Apply to be a Swim Teacher/Instructor

Competitive Sports

Intramural Sports Officials

Description:  Intramural Sports Officials are employed within the West Virginia University Competitive Sports Program. They are trained to provide administration and judgment of all situations that occur during Intramural Sports activities. Intramural Sports Officials make decisions based on the rules of the game, safety and risk management, WVU Intramural Sports rules differences and the mission and vision of the Campus Recreation Department. Shifts are based out of the Student Recreation Center, Mylan Park, and the Evansdale Recreation Fields. Students who are degree-seeking and enrolled at WVU are eligible for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure the safety of each participant by applying the roles of the game
  • Appraise teams of their sportsmanship during each contest
  • Interpret the principles of advantage/disadvantage during game situations
  • Prepare the facilities for each contest, including set-up/breakdown and risk management evaluation
  • Attend and show active involvement as mandated at New Hire and Sport-Specific Training sessions
  • Attend and show active involvement as required at staff meetings and in-service training
Job Requirements: 
  • Ability to work nights Sunday-Thursday
  • Capability to meet the physical requirements of the job
  • Degree-seeking and enrolled at West Virginia University
Preferred Requirements:
  • First Aid/CPRO Certified
  • Knowledge of officiated sport offerings and rules of play
Benefits: 
  • Leadership and advancement opportunities available
  • $10/Hour
  • Opportunity to work a variety of sports year-round
  • Flexible scheduling (most hours worked Sunday-Thursday nights)
For more information on this position, please contact Competitive Sports Staff via email at competitive.sports.staff@mail.wvu.edu.

Competitive Sports Assistant

Description: Within the department of Campus Recreation, Competitive Sports Assistants ensure successful delivery of all group exercise programming on the Evansdale Fields. Competitive Sports Assistants gain skills and experience pertaining to customer service, time management, effective and efficient communication, and conflict resolution. The following responsibilities listed below will be executed under the supervision of the Competitive Sports Coordinator and Graduate Assistant(s).

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Set up and take down equipment for group exercise classes on the Evansdale Fields
    • Assist Intramural Sports Supervisors with equipment needs
    • Ensure cleanliness of equipment through regular detailing and inspection
    • Represent the Department of Campus Recreation in a professional manner at all times
    • Provide a safe, fun, and clean atmosphere for all members and guests
    • Establish and maintain a welcoming environment for all participants
    • Provide exemplary customer service to all participants
    • Enforce and execute all policies and procedures set forth by the Department
    • Respond as needed to emergency situations and follow the Emergency Action Plan
    • Make sound, time-sensitive decisions based on the Department’s mission and vision
    • Assist with special events taking place on an as needed basis
    • Attend all required meetings and trainings as scheduled
    • Assist with special projects and tasks as assigned

      Job Requirements:

        • Must be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student in good academic standing at WVU
        • Previous customer service experience preferred
        • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others
        • Willing to work morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours as scheduled
        • Possess general knowledge of all Campus Recreation programs
        • American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer, AED & First Aid Certification*
          • Employees within the Department of Campus Recreation are required to maintain levels of certification based on their specific positions. It is the employee’s responsibility to attain and maintain their certifications. All certifications and trainings must be obtained prior to the first official shift.

          Benefits:

          • $10/Hour
          • 5-20 Hours/Week

          Competitive Sports Supervisor

          Description: Competitive Sports Supervisors help keep Club and Intramural Sports running and ensure a safe and pleasant experience for everyone.

          Duties and Responsibilities:
          • Assist with the safe facilitation and organizationally monitor Club Sports Programs
          • Effectivity use technology and applications to track Club Sport data and time management (WhenToWork, Connect2, etc.)
          • Utilize Connect2 and effectively submit appropriate forms when accidents or incidents occur with participants and/or staff
          • Interact with and support all members and staff within Campus Recreation and Mylan Park
          • Enforce policies, risk management protocol, and communication with players, coaches, officials and fans
          • Respond to participant and facility emergencies while on site
          • Oversee all Club Sports operations and events held at Campus Recreation facilities on and off campus
          • Coordinate with undergraduate, graduate and professional staff members of the West Virginia Competitive Sports Program
          Job Requirements:
          • Degree-seeking and enrolled at West Virginia University
          • Active participant of a Club Sport through the West Virginia University Club Sports Federation
          Preferred Requirements:
          • Experience working with software including: WhenToWork, Connect2, Microsoft Excel, Innosoft Fusion
          • First Aid/CPRO Certified
          • Leadership experience within a Club Sport
          Benefits:
          • Leadership and advancement opportunities
          • Opportunity to work year-round
          • Flexible scheduling (most hours worked Sunday - Thursday nights)
          Testimonial:

          “I enjoy being a Club Sports Supervisor because it gives me peer management experiences and enhances my ability to provide superior customer service. Peer and conflict management were among one of my weaker leadership skills before I started this position. Along with these newly formed strengths, the Club Sports Program has allowed me to gain a better understanding of different sports and their processes. I get to work with and meet new people and leaders on campus, which is really cool.” - Larry Cook

          Note: For more information on this position, please contact Competitive Sports Staff via email at competitive.sports.staff@mail.wvu.edu.
          Apply to be an Intramural Sports Official
          Apply to be a Competitive Sports Assistant
          Apply to be a Competitive Sports Supervisor 

          Events

          Reservation Attendant

          Description:
          Works on the reservations side of events held or sponsored by WVU Campus Recreation. Job includes but not limited to assistance in logistics, development, communications and sales of events.
          Duties and Responsibilities:
          • Responsible for the promotion and selling of all aspects of events, upselling add on activates and making alternative suggestions as needed
          • Maintaining a working knowledge of the products and services offered by Campus Recreation.
          • Responsible for checking in appointments, booking services, and checking out appointments daily
          • Response and follow up on generated leads and clients in a timely manner to inform, update, confirm, follow up and other levels of communication via email or phone ensuring that any special requests are communicated and ensured
          • Demonstrate flexibility in meeting potential clients for site visits and for planning meetings prior to the event, at the guest’s convenience, which could include weekend and evening appointments
          • Constructing contracts, obtaining signatures and issuing invoices
          • Make decisions and take action that represent Campus Recreation in a positive way
          Qualifications:
          • Must be an enrolled student of WVU; preferably within a Marketing/Sales, Hospitality Management, Recreation Management or related field
          • Must have the following valid certifications
            • Must have an up to date CPR/First Aid and AED certification
            • Title IX training
            • Policy 49/children on campus training
          Specific Skills that are required to order and carry out the duties of the position:
          • Displays strong oral and written communications skills
          • Strong guest service skills
          • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
          • Ability to work independently
          • Knowledge working with all types of personalities
          • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
          Ability to work in a fast-paced environment:
          • Working with Program Manager and other Special Event Staff to prepare and complete the assigned special event

          Reservation Program Assistant

          Description:

          Oversees the reservations side of events held or sponsored by WVU Campus Recreation. Job includes but not limited to assistance in logistics, development, communications and sales of events. Assists and will become knowledge in the operational side of events held or sponsored by WVU Campus Recreation. Events range in size and times, mostly located at the Student Rec Center.

          Duties and Responsibilities:
            • Responsible for the promotion and selling of all aspects of events, upselling add on activates and making alternative suggestions as needed.
            • Maintaining a working knowledge of the products and services offered by Campus Recreation.
            • Responsible for checking in appointments, booking services, and checking out appointments daily.
            • Response and follow up on generated leads and clients in a timely manner to inform, update, confirm, follow up and other levels of communication via email or phone ensuring that any special requests are communicated and ensured.
            • Demonstrate flexibility in meeting potential clients for site visits and for planning meetings prior to the event, at the guest’s convenience, which could include weekend and evening appointments.
            • Constructing contracts, obtaining signatures and issuing invoices.
            • Make decisions and take action that represent Campus Recreation in a positive way. 
            • Employee will work outside job description when needed to assist other staff members throughout the Student Rec Center. 
              Qualifications:
                Must be an enrolled student of WVU; preferably within a Marketing/Sales, Hospitality Management, Recreation Management or related field.
                • Must have the following valid certifications
                  • Must have an up to date CPR/First Aid and AED certification
                  • Title IX training
                  • Policy 49/children on campus training
                • Must be an enrolled student of WVU; preferably within a Sports Management, Hospitality management, Recreation Management or related field.
                • Must have worked one full year as a Special Events Student Staff Coordinator I
                • Must have the following valid certifications
                  • CPR/AED certification
                  • Title IX training
                  • Policy 49/children on campus training
                  • Funds Handling
                  Specific Skills that are required to order and carry out the duties of the position:
                    • Displays strong oral and written communications skills
                    • Strong guest service skills
                    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
                    • Ability to work independently
                    • Knowledge working with all types of personalities
                    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

                      Complexity and problem solving

                      • Working with Program Manager and other Special Event Staff to prepare and complete the assigned special event.

                      Facilities & Maintenance

                      Facilities Maintenance Technician

                      Description: Within the department of Campus Recreation, Operations Attendants assist with overseeing the daily fitness floor and front desk operations of the Student Recreation Center. Operations Attendants gain skills and experience pertaining to customer service, time management, effective and efficient communication, and conflict resolution.

                      Duties and Responsibilities:

                      • Oversight of facility access by swiping cards
                      • Ensure cleanliness of equipment through regular detailing and inspection
                      • Monitor fitness floors to ensure safety through consistent oversight and walkthroughs
                      • Provide spotting for patrons on an as-needed basis
                      • Represent the Department of Campus Recreation in a professional manner at all times
                      • Provide a safe, fun and clean atmosphere for all members and guests in the facility
                      • Establish and maintain a welcoming environment for all members and guests in the facility
                      • Provide exemplary customer service to all members and guests
                      • Enforce and execute all policies and procedures set forth by the Department
                      • Respond as needed to emergency situations and follow the Emergency Action Plan
                      • Make sound, time-sensitive decisions based on the Department's mission and vision
                      • Provide tours to guests visiting the facility
                      • Maintain accurate Pro Shop inventory and assist with re-stocking as needed
                      • Maintain the quality of the facility and equipment through detailed inspection and reporting
                      • Assist with special events taking place on an as-needed basis
                      • Attend all requires meetings and trainings as scheduled
                      • Assist with special projects and tasks as assigned

                      Job Requirements:

                      • American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer, AED & First Aid Certification
                      • Must be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student in good academic standing at WVU
                      • Previous customer service experience preferred
                      • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others
                      • Willing to work morning, afternoon, evening and weekend hours as scheduled
                      • Possess general knowledge of all Campus Recreation programs

                      Benefits:

                      • $10/Hour
                      • 10-20 Hours/Week
                      Apply to be a Facilities Maintenance Technician

                      Fitness

                      Group Fitness Instructor

                      Description: Within the department of Campus Recreation, Group Exercise Instructors plan and lead group fitness classes to individuals of varying fitness levels. They provide modifications throughout each class in order to make all participants feel successful. Group Exercise Instructors create a safe and enjoyable environment for all participants. For more information on this position, please email fitness@mail.wvu.edu.
                      Duties and Responsibilities:
                      • Design fun, engaging and inclusive classes for participants of all fitness levels
                      • Teach group fitness classes to students, faculty and staff of all fitness levels
                      Job Requirements: 
                      • Applicants will be asked to provide a short demonstration (~20 minutes) of their class format and participate in an in-person interview
                      • Applicants must currently hold one of the following:
                        • General group fitness certification from a nationally-accredited organization (e.g., AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NETA, etc.)
                        • Specialty group fitness certification (e.g., Zumba, Spinning, BODYPUMP, etc.)
                      Note: The SRC will periodically host general and specialty group fitness certification workshops.
                      Benefits:
                      • $20/hr
                      • Opportunity to work year round

                      Personal Trainers

                      Description: Within the department of Campus Recreation, Personal Trainers help clients set and reach their fitness goals. Personal Trainers conduct fitness assessments and design individualized exercise programs. They provide high quality customer service to each client. 

                      Applicants will be asked to engage in a two-part interview process consisting of a formal in-person interview combined with a practical assessment of personal training competency. For more information on this position, please email SRCPersonalTraining@mail.wvu.edu.


                      Duties and Responsibilities:

                      • Lead clients of various ages and abilities through exercises to help them reach their wellness goals

                      • Conduct consultation and comprehensive fitness assessments

                      Job Requirements:

                      • Nationally recognized certification as a certified personal trainer (e.g., ACE, NASM, CSCS, ACSM)

                      • Current CPR/First Aid certification (e.g., Red Cross, AHA, etc.)

                      Benefits:

                      • $16/hr.

                      • Opportunity to gain experience assessing and training clients of various ages

                      • Opportunity to work year round

                      For more information on this position, please email SRCPersonalTraining@mail.wvu.edu
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                      Operations

                      Operations Attendant

                      Description: Within the department of Campus Recreation, Operations Attendants assist with overseeing the daily fitness floor and front desk operations of the Student Recreation Center. Operations Attendants gain skills and experience pertaining to customer service, time management, effective and efficient communication, and conflict resolution.

                      Duties and Responsibilities:

                      • Oversight of facility access by swiping cards
                      • Ensure cleanliness of equipment through regular detailing and inspection
                      • Monitor fitness floors to ensure safety through consistent oversight and walkthroughs
                      • Provide spotting for patrons on an as-needed basis
                      • Represent the Department of Campus Recreation in a professional manner at all times
                      • Provide a safe, fun and clean atmosphere for all members and guests in the facility
                      • Establish and maintain a welcoming environment for all members and guests in the facility
                      • Provide exemplary customer service to all members and guests
                      • Enforce and execute all policies and procedures set forth by the Department
                      • Respond as needed to emergency situations and follow the Emergency Action Plan
                      • Make sound, time-sensitive decisions based on the Department's mission and vision
                      • Provide tours to guests visiting the facility
                      • Maintain accurate Pro Shop inventory and assist with re-stocking as needed
                      • Maintain the quality of the facility and equipment through detailed inspection and reporting
                      • Assist with special events taking place on an as-needed basis
                      • Attend all requires meetings and trainings as scheduled
                      • Assist with special projects and tasks as assigned

                      Job Requirements:

                      • American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer, AED & First Aid Certification
                      • Must be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student in good academic standing at WVU
                      • Previous customer service experience preferred
                      • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others
                      • Willing to work morning, afternoon, evening and weekend hours as scheduled
                      • Possess general knowledge of all Campus Recreation programs

                      Benefits:

                      • $10/Hour
                      • 10-20 Hours/Week
                      Apply to be an Operations Attendant


                      Youth Programs

                      Youth Counselor

                      Description: Within the department of Campus Recreation, Youth Counselors assist with the programming and oversight of all Campus Rec Kids youth programs (Summer Camp, Kids Night Out, Youth Climbing Club, etc.). Youth Counselors are expected to provide positive leadership and role modeling for all youth participants while maintaining a flexible, energetic attitude. Youth Counselors gain skills and experience pertaining to customer service, leadership, teamwork, collaboration and risk management.

                      Duties and Responsibilities:

                      • Responsible for executing overall program operations including teaching instructional lessons, facilitating activities, and addressing behavioral needs of youth participants
                      • Provide a safe, educational, and fun experience for all youth participants
                      • Establish and maintain positive and appropriate relationships with youth participants, parents/guardians, and staff
                      • Represent the Department of Campus Recreation in a professional manner at all times
                      • Enforce and execute all policies and procedures set-forth by the Department
                      • Make sound, time-sensitive decisions based on the Department’s mission, vision, and values
                      • Attend all required meetings and trainings as scheduled
                      • Assist with leading, developing, planning, preparing, supervising, and other general program operations, activities, and initiatives
                      • Assist with special projects and other tasks/duties as assigned

                      Job Requirements:

                      • American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer, AED & First Aid Certification
                      • Policy 49 (Children on Campus Training)
                      • Must be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student in good academic standing at WVU
                      • Training and/or experience in one or more of the following areas are preferred: sport education, childcare, camp counseling, team building, experiential education, recreational activities and arts & crafts

                      Benefits:

                      • $10/Hour
                      • ~40 Hours/Week (Summer Camp)

                      Mountaineer KidZone Classroom Teacher

                      Description:  Within the department of Campus Recreation & Student Family Resources, Mountaineer KidZone ((MKZ) Classroom is flex-care childcare facility for WVU students and employees who are parents. MKZ provides an excellent opportunity to work with children and gain skills and experience pertaining to customer service, leadership, teamwork, collaboration, good work habits and risk management while building their resume’ in a fun and supportive environment. MKZ classroom teachers are expected to provide positive leadership and role modeling for all children while maintaining a flexible, energetic attitude. We appreciate your interest in pursuing this position; being a member of the Mountaineer KidZone team is an exciting and rewarding opportunity. As you consider this position, we would like to provide you with some further details about the program and job requirements.

                      Duties and Responsibilities:

                      • Caring for children of all ages, from six weeks to eight years of ages
                      • Facilitating safe, quality play among small groups of children
                      • Supervising children at all times and interacting in their activities
                      • Executing overall program operations including teaching instructional lessons, facilitating activities and addressing behavioral needs of participants
                      • Providing educational lessons to teach children new skills and a fun experience for all children
                      • Establishing and maintaining positive and appropriate relationships with children, parents/guardians and staff
                      • Maintaining an environment for young children that meets WV state childcare center licensing regulations
                      • Representing the Departments of Campus Recreation & Student Family Resources in a professional manner at all times
                      • Enforcing and executing all policies and procedures set-forth by the Departments
                      • Making sound, time-sensitive decisions based on the Department’s mission, vision and values
                      • Attending all required meetings and trainings as scheduled
                      • Assisting with leading, developing, planning, preparing, supervising, and other general program operations, activities, and initiatives
                      • Assisting with special projects and other tasks/duties as assigned (such as: organizing and sanitizing materials to ensure the facility remains safe and clean)

                      Job Requirements:

                      • Previous experience working with young children
                      • Demonstrate ability to care for and educate young children
                      • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and staff
                      • American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer, AED & First Aid Certification (which can be provided for you by Campus Recreation upon being hired for the position)
                      • Policy 49 -Children on Campus – Child Abuse Prevention Training (which can be provided for you upon being hired for the position)
                      • Title IX -Harassment & Discrimination Prevention Training (which can be provided for you upon being hired for the position
                      • Training and/or experience in one or more of the following areas are preferred: Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field, childcare, camp counseling, team building, experiential education, recreational activities and arts & crafts
                      • Must be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student in good academic standing at WVU
                      • $10/Hour
                      • Hours vary based on availability and the Mountaineer KidZone operational schedule

                      For further details or questions, please send letter of interest email and resume’ to:

                      Victoria Hoover, Operation Coordinator – Youth Programming WVU Campus Recreation 304-293-5063 vicki.hoover@mail.wvu.edu

                      Apply to be a Youth Counselor 
                      Apply to be a Mountaineer KidZone Classroom Teacher

                      Graduate Assistants

                      Email CampusRec@mail.wvu.edu with your cover letter and resume to apply for Graduate Assistant Positions. Now hiring and accepting applications for the following Graduate Assistant positions for the 2022-2024 

                      • Facilities & Events
                      • Fitness & Wellbeing
                      • Marketing & Communications
                      • Operations
                      • Youth Programming

                      Description:  Within the Department of Campus Recreation, Graduate Assistants collaborate with Campus Recreation staff to continue to serve the community as mentioned in our mission statement. Graduate Assistants serve on assigned Campus Recreation and University work teams or committees as needed, including provided evening and weekend operational support and event coordination when necessary. Graduate Assistants produce required information for monthly and annual reports while also submitting marketing requests within established timelines, policies and procedures.
                      Along with other duties as assigned, Graduate Assistants attend and participate in University, divisional and department events, programs and training. Graduate Assistants provide instruction and development opportunities for staff through training, coaching and performance evaluations that incorporate student learning outcomes. Specific outcomes include critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, quality customer service, conflict resolution, initiative, communication, innovation and other transferable skills related to the department work-integrated learning program. 
                      Duties and Responsibilities:
                      • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, development and evaluation of approximately 60 student employees including Program Assistants, Head Lifeguards, Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
                      • Coordinate and oversee aquatic special events and instructional programs to include group and private swim lessons, lifeguard training and other courses as appropriate
                      • Maintain records and reports on the day-to-day operation of the pool, including daily bather load totals, water chemistry documentation and inventories
                      • Handle staff payroll and assist in program area budget development
                      • Develop and oversee lifeguard scheduling to include breaks and holidays
                      • Develop and facilitate monthly in-service training sessions with program assistance
                      • Create resource guides, procedural manuals and other tools for employee reference
                      • Cover lifeguard shifts in emergency situations or get them covered
                      Job Requirements:
                      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
                      • Admittance into a WVU graduate program
                      • Successful completion of criminal background check
                      • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor
                      Preferred Requirements:
                      • Certified Pool Operator
                      • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
                      • Prior experience with Fusion, Connect2Concepts and When2Work
                      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail
                      • Ability to work with and lead diverse groups
                      • Prior supervisory or leadership experience
                      • Prior customer service experience
                      • Prior campus recreation experience
                      • Competent knowledge of general computer programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

                      Description:  Within the Department of Campus Recreation, Graduate Assistants collaborate with Campus Recreation staff to continue to serve the community as mentioned in our mission statement. Graduate Assistants serve on assigned Campus Recreation and University work teams or committees as needed, including provided evening and weekend operational support and event coordination when necessary. Graduate Assistants produce required information for monthly and annual reports while also submitting marketing requests within established timelines, policies and procedures.

                      Along with other duties as assigned, Graduate Assistants attend and participate in University, divisional and department events, programs and training. Graduate Assistants provide instruction and development opportunities for staff through training, coaching and performance evaluations that incorporate student learning outcomes. Specific outcomes include critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, quality customer service, conflict resolution, initiative, communication, innovation and other transferable skills related to the department work-integrated learning program. 

                      Duties and Responsibilities:
                      • Provide day-to-day leadership of Intramural and Club Sports programs and special events with an emphasis on risk and financial management 
                      • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, supervision and evaluation of 40 student employees including officials, supervisors and program assistants 
                      • Train and advise all club officers to assist them in the administration of individual club activities, and successful compliance with campus, conference and governing bodies' policies 
                      • Administer employee and participant related disciplinary action 
                      • Become proficient in the use of Fusion as a management tool for Campus Recreation, specifically as it relates to program administration 
                      • Implement all programs utilizing current recreational sports and student development practices 
                      • Manage facility preparation for home contests, preseason preparation, master competitive schedules of clubs, weekly practice schedules and post-season playoff involvement 
                      • Collaborate with Manager for Operations and Events and Associate Director regarding policies and procedures impacting all Intramural and Club sports related areas and recommend improvements to policies and guidelines 
                      • Schedule and coordinate indoor and outdoor venues for programs 
                      • Coordinate and oversee a risk management plan pertinent to Intramural Sports activity in order to ensure compliance with industry standard of care 
                      Job Requirements:
                      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution 
                      • Admittance into a WVU graduate program 
                      • American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer, AED & First Aid Certification 
                      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail and ability to work with diverse groups 
                      • Competent knowledge of general computer programs including Excel, Word PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. 
                      Preferred Requirements:
                      • Prior experience officiating 
                      • Prior supervisory or leadership experience 
                      • Prior campus recreation experience 
                      • Fusion 
                      • Connect2 
                      • When2Work
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                      Campus Recreation Professional Duties

                      • Collaborate with Campus Recreation staff to help department make the impact mentioned in our mission and vision statements
                      • Serves on assigned Campus Recreation and university work teams or committees as needed
                      • Provide evening and weekend operational support and event coordination as needed
                      • Produces required information for monthly and annual reports
                      • Provide instruction and development opportunities for staff through training, coaching and performance evaluations that incorporate student learning outcomes.  Specific outcomes include critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, quality customer service, conflict resolution, initiative, communication, innovation, and other transferable skills related to the department work integrated learning program
                      • Attend and participate in University, Divisional, and Departmental events, programs, and training
                      • Submit marketing requests within established timelines, policies, and procedures
                      • Other duties as assigned

                      Area Specific Duties

                      • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, development, and evaluation of approximately 15-20 student employees including Events Program Assistants, Facility Maintenance Technicians and Event Staff
                      • Maintain equipment inventory and make recommendations for purchases
                      • Conduct facility inspections and communicate maintenance or custodial needs
                      • Oversee regular (daily/weekly/monthly/annual) maintenance operations including fitness equipment condition, preventative maintenance, trouble shooting and upgrades. Physical facility upkeep, upgrades and overall aesthetics of the facility.
                      • Work along with Facility Maintenance; Maintenance Technician to order equipment parts and needs
                      • Oversee event operations including reservations, invoices, set up and take down, and day of operations
                      • Handle staff payroll and assist in program area budget development
                      • Create resource guides, procedural manuals, and other tools for employee reference
                      • Collaborate across department program areas to ensure Event and Facility staff maintain current and accurate knowledge of programs, services, facility hours, events, and policies

                      Required Qualifications by Employment Date

                      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
                      • Admittance into a WVU graduate program
                      • Successful completion of criminal background check

                      Preferred Qualifications

                      • American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer Instructor
                      • Prior experience with Fusion, Connect2Concepts, When2Work
                      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail
                      • Ability to work with and lead diverse groups
                      • Prior supervisory or leadership experience
                      • Prior customer service experience
                      • Prior campus recreation experience
                      • Competent knowledge of general computer programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
                      • General knowledge of fitness equipment functionality and mechanical function

                      Description:  Within the Department of Campus Recreation, Graduate Assistants collaborate with Campus Recreation staff to continue to serve the community as mentioned in our mission statement. Graduate Assistants serve on assigned Campus Recreation and University work teams or committees as needed, including provided evening and weekend operational support and event coordination when necessary. Graduate Assistants produce required information for monthly and annual reports while also submitting marketing requests within established timelines, policies and procedures.
                      Along with other duties as assigned, Graduate Assistants attend and participate in University, divisional and department events, programs and training. Graduate Assistants provide instruction and development opportunities for staff through training, coaching and performance evaluations that incorporate student learning outcomes. Specific outcomes include critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, quality customer service, conflict resolution, initiative, communication, innovation and other transferable skills related to the department work-integrated learning program. 
                      Duties and Responsibilities:
                      • Develop, promote, execute and evaluate a comprehensive group exercise program including recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating instructors 
                      • Serve as a personal trainer and/or teach group exercise classes as needed
                      • Develop, organize and promote new and on-going group exercise special event programs and services 
                      • In coordination with Office of Student Wellness units and other University entities, develop, organize and promote new and on-going special events, programs and services 
                      • Instruct group exercise instructor and personal training courses      
                      • Assist in researching fitness programming needs of students, faculty and staff; including long-range strategic planning pertaining to fitness and providing recommendations      
                      • Provide assistance for campus-wide initiatives and support campus partners as a resource for: wellness fairs, speaking engagements for halls/departments and service on various committees 
                      Job Requirements:
                      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution 
                      • Admittance into a WVU graduate program 
                      • American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer, AED & First Aid Certification 
                      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to work with diverse groups 
                      • Competent knowledge of general computer programs including Excel, Word PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. 
                      Preferred Requirements:
                      • Prior supervisory or leadership experience 
                      • Prior campus recreation experience 
                      • Fusion 
                      • Connect2 
                      • When2Work
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                      A student centric, experiential education-based media office supporting Adventure WV, Campus Recreation, Collegiate Recovery and WELLWVU.

                      The primary responsibility of the Graduate Assistant for Marketing and Communications is to work directly with the Multi-Media Specialist to enhance the overall marketing for Student
                      Wellness programs and services. This is a production/deadline-oriented position with the need
                      for developing highly creative concepts and progressive use of marketing trends effective for a
                      college audience. This Graduate Assistant will be responsible for a variety of marketing
                      initiatives including advertising, promotions, campus outreach, social media, video creation, and
                      staff training. This person will need to be able to solve on-the-job issues by utilizing effective
                      critical thinking and decision-making skills and possess the ability to work with diverse
                      populations.

                      Minimum Qualifications:

                      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Marketing, Communications, Business Management, Graphic Design, Physical Education, Recreation or related field required.
                      • Experience using Adobe software, task management apps, familiarity using a variety of social media websites, and video editing.
                      • Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
                      • Minimum GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 3.0 Cumulative GPA: 3.0

                      Preferred Qualifications:

                      • Experience with staff recruitment and training.
                      • Experience with team leadership and management.
                      • Experience with event planning.
                      • Experience working within a campus recreational/wellness setting and direct management of student employees.
                      • Strong writing skills and familiarity with AP formatting and style editing.

                      Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

                      • Recruit, train and oversee a diverse student staff. • Develop and manage the production and promotion of all programs, clubs, facilities and services for Student Wellness services.
                      • Oversee graphic design projects such as posters, schedules, digital ads, and apparel designs.
                      • Assist with the development of marketing videos and video advertisements.
                      • Serve as department marketing liaison to student stakeholders (i.e. - registered student organizations, the student newspaper, Greek Life, etc.)
                      • Support and promote Student Wellness services by soliciting new members, new sponsorship opportunities and corporate partnerships.
                      • Contribute to the creation, promotion and execution of all Student Wellness special events.
                      • Administer the department’s social media accounts.
                      • Contribute to website reviews and updates.
                      • Provide photography and video support when needed.
                      • Perform other duties as assigned in GA Committee

                      Staff Development:

                      • Contribute to the execution of programming and membership marketing tactics, customer retention initiatives and all special events.
                      • Ability to promote our vision through the creation and distribution of diverse marketing materials.
                      • Develop a working relationship with SW professional staff and support special event staff assigned to work events.
                      • Must act and represent SW in a positive and professional manner.
                      • Maintain a professional standard of performance on daily tasks.
                      • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings for all areas necessary.
                      • Communicate clear and concise information as needed to patrons and guests.
                      • Adhere to all SW guidelines and non-negotiables.

                      Criteria for Success:

                      • Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
                      • Ability to receive feedback from colleagues to ensure well-rounded promotional materials.
                      • Ability to work closely with fellow team members as well as Student Union Event Services staff members.
                      • Demonstrates strong inter-personal and communication skills as well as attention to detail.
                      • Ability to problem solve, manage multiple tasks and priorities and make an informed decision independently.
                      • Reliability and flexibility related to work schedule.
                      • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and SW staff.
                      • Positively promotes WVU and SW to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus.
                      Evaluation will be based on self, peer and supervisory evaluations.

                      Transferable Skills:

                      • Project Management
                      • Critical and Creative Thinking
                      • Time Management
                      • Customer Service
                      • Sales Experience
                      • Professional Portfolio Collaboration with Internal/External Customers
                      • Enhancement Communication Skills (verbal, written, and visual)

                      TERM OF APPOINTMENT May 1, or August 1, 2022 - August, 2023

                      Minimum Hours: 20 hours/week, including nights and weekends.

                      Campus Recreation Professional Duties

                      • Collaborate with Campus Recreation staff to help department make the impact mentioned in our mission and vision statements
                      • Serves on assigned Campus Recreation and university work teams or committees as needed
                      • Provide evening and weekend operational support and event coordination as needed
                      • Produces required information for monthly and annual reports
                      • Provide instruction and development opportunities for staff through training, coaching and performance evaluations that incorporate student learning outcomes. Specific outcomes include critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, quality customer service, conflict resolution, initiative, communication, innovation, and other transferable skills related to the department work integrated learning program
                      • Attend and participate in University, Divisional, and Departmental events, programs, and training
                      • Submit marketing requests within established timelines, policies, and procedures
                      • Other duties as assigned

                      Area Specific Duties

                      • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, development, and evaluation of approximately 100-120 student employees including Program Assistants, Operations Supervisors, Member Services Assistants, and Operations Attendants
                      • Oversee Front Desk operations including patron access, guest pass and membership sales, equipment checkout, Pro Shop sales, towel, and laundry services
                      • Oversee Fitness Floor operations including cleaning and maintenance, policy development, and enforcement
                      • Handle staff payroll and assist in program area budget development
                      • Create resource guides, procedural manuals, and other tools for employee reference
                      • Collaborate across department program areas to ensure staff maintain current and accurate knowledge of programs, services, facility hours, events, and policies
                      • Maintain equipment inventory and make recommendations for purchases
                      • Conduct facility inspections and communicate maintenance or custodial needs

                      Required Qualifications by Employment Date

                      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
                      • Admittance into a WVU graduate program
                      •  Successful completion of criminal background check

                      Preferred Qualifications

                      • American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer Instructor
                      • Prior experience with Fusion, Connect2Concepts, When2Work
                      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail
                      • Ability to work with and lead diverse groups
                      • Prior supervisory or leadership experience
                      • Prior customer service experience
                      • Prior campus recreation experience
                      • Competent knowledge of general computer programs including Microsoft Office, etc.

                      Campus Recreation Professional Duties

                      • Collaborate with Campus Recreation staff to help department make the impact mentioned in our mission and vision statements
                      • Serves on assigned Campus Recreation and university work teams or committees as needed
                      • Provide evening and weekend operational support and event coordination as needed
                      • Produces required information for monthly and annual reports
                      • Provide instruction and development opportunities for staff through training, coaching and performance evaluations that incorporate student learning outcomes.  Specific outcomes include critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, quality customer service, conflict resolution, initiative, communication, innovation, and other transferable skills related to the department work integrated learning program
                      • Attend and participate in University, Divisional, and Departmental events, programs, and training
                      • Submit marketing requests within established timelines, policies, and procedures
                      • Other duties as assigned

                      Area Specific Duties

                      • Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, development, and evaluation of approximately 40 - 50 student employees including Program Assistants, Summer Camp Directors & Head Counselors, Youth Programs Supervisors & Youth Programs Event Staff, Mountaineer KidZone Supervisors and Mountaineer KidZone Staff
                      • Oversee and develop all Youth Programs including Campus Rec Kids Summer Camp, Kids Night Out, Mountaineer KidZone, Youth Climbing Club, etc…
                      • Develop, organize, and promote new and on-going youth programming events and programs
                      • Oversee Youth Programming event operations including communication/correspondence with Parents, handling reservations & invoices, organization/development of activity agendas, set up and take down, and daily event operations
                      • Handle staff payroll and assist in program area budget development
                      • Create & update resource guides, procedural manuals, and other tools for employee reference as needed to ensure they are current
                      • Collaborate across other department program areas to ensure Youth Programming staff maintain current and accurate knowledge of other programs, services, events, and policies
                      • Maintain inventories of craft supplies, materials and equipment, make recommendations for purchases
                      • Conduct Youth Programming area inspections and communicate maintenance, repairs or custodial needs

                      Required Qualifications by Employment Date

                      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
                      • Admittance into a WVU graduate program
                      • Successful completion of criminal background check, Title IX & Children on Campus training certifications

                      Preferred Qualifications

                      • Prior experience working with children & youth programs
                      • American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer
                      • Prior experience with Fusion, When2Work
                      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail
                      • Ability to work with and lead diverse groups
                      • Prior supervisory or leadership experience
                      • Prior customer service experience
                      • Prior campus recreation experience
                      • Competent knowledge of general computer programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
                      Along with other duties as assigned, Graduate Assistants attend and participate in University, divisional and department events, programs and training. Graduate Assistants provide instruction and development opportunities for staff through training, coaching and performance evaluations that incorporate student learning outcomes. Specific outcomes include critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, quality customer service, conflict resolution, initiative, communication, innovation and other transferable skills related to the department work-integrated learning program. 
                      Duties and Responsibilities:
                      • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, development and evaluation of approximately 60 student employees including Program Assistants, Head Lifeguards, Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
                      • Coordinate and oversee aquatic special events and instructional programs to include group and private swim lessons, lifeguard training and other courses as appropriate
                      • Maintain records and reports on the day-to-day operation of the pool, including daily bather load totals, water chemistry documentation and inventories
                      • Handle staff payroll and assist in program area budget development
                      • Develop and oversee lifeguard scheduling to include breaks and holidays
                      • Develop and facilitate monthly in-service training sessions with program assistance
                      • Create resource guides, procedural manuals and other tools for employee reference
                      • Cover lifeguard shifts in emergency situations or get them covered
                      Job Requirements:
                      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
                      • Admittance into a WVU graduate program
                      • Successful completion of criminal background check
                      • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor
                      Preferred Requirements:
                      • Certified Pool Operator
                      • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
                      • Prior experience with Fusion, Connect2Concepts and When2Work
                      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail
                      • Ability to work with and lead diverse groups
                      • Prior supervisory or leadership experience
                      • Prior customer service experience
                      • Prior campus recreation experience
                      • Competent knowledge of general computer programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.