Student Employment

Find the perfect fit

Recreation and Sport Operations offers a vast number of employment opportunities, particularly for students. Select an item from the list below to gain more information on available positions.

The Department of Recreation and Sport Operations is one of the largest employers on campus, providing experiences that connect academic learning with self-discovery and growth. Recreation provides opportunities for the practical application of skills necessary to be successful both inside and outside the classroom in an environment that is positive, supportive, and fun! We engage the university community in a wide variety of inclusive programs, services, and facilities that allow for social interaction, improved health and overall well-being. Benefits of working for Recreation and Sport Operations include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Skill development
  • Real world experiences
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Financial support for trainings

How to apply

Browse through our many employment positions to find the job that is right for you. Complete an online application by clicking the "apply now" button below. A resume and cover letter are required. Applications will be reviewed and considered when there are open positions in this department.

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Position Descriptions

Accountability

Reports to the Environmental Adventure Center Assistant Director

Responsibilities

The Archery Range Officer is responsible for providing safe access to the Environmental Adventure Center Archery Range, facility orientation and equipment handling.

Specific Duties

  • Conduct a basic orientation of participants related to safety, teaching skills, and archery range etiquette
  • Supervise the facility and users during open hours
  • Organize and promote special events which include archery as a teaching/service component

Expectations

  • Must have the Matthews Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification
  • Federal work study is preferred
  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division II: $8.25per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Environmental Adventure Center Manager

Responsibilities

The Bike Mechanic will organize and maintain outdoor equipment, service customer bikes, serve as support for workshops, special events, rental and lease programs and will assist with bike trips and tours.

Specific Duties

  • Perform maintenance on a wide range of bikes including high end road bikes to mass produced bikes with high maintenance needs.
  • Provide free safety inspections
  • Host bike maintenance workshops and events
  • Manage rental inventory
  • Manage lease bike inventory
  • Purchase supplies for bike shop
  • Keep a clean and safe work environment
  • Communicate appropriately and effectively with customers
  • Exercise good problem solving and decision making skills

Expectations

  • A passion for cycling and the outdoors is required
  • Previous mechanic experience preferred
  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division II: $8.25 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Wellness Coordinator

Responsibilities

The Crest Fitness Center Desk Attendant is responsible for providing quality customer service to fitness center members as well and ensuring a clean, safe, and properly supervised facility.

Specific Duties

  • Serve as the primary customer service representative for the facility
  • Monitor memberships/facility access
  • Complete daily cleaning tasks
  • Straighten equipment as needed during shift
  • Perform frequent facility sweeps to ensure the safety and well-being of participants
  • Launder cleaning rags and member towels
  • Fill/replace personal hygiene materials as needed i.e. shampoo, soap, toilet paper, etc.
  • Be an active member of a “Crest Employee Team” to enhance Crest Fitness Center offerings and facilities. Examples: Marketing, Fitness, Programming and Maintenance
  • Communicate facility needs, concerns, feedback and suggestions to the Fitness Coordinator
  • Be familiar with the department Emergency Action Plan and fill out appropriate reports as necessary i.e. incident and accident reports
  • Enforce Crest Fitness Center facility policies and procedures
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

Expectations

  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division I: $7.25 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Wellness Coordinator

Responsibilities

The Exercise Programmer will create, facilitate, and monitor safe and effective workouts for UW- Eau Claire students, faculty and staff. This position will use Micro-fit to assess their client’s baseline date and develop an exercise program based on their client’s interests and goals. Students finishing up their 300 level Kinesiology classes may apply. Applicant has to have completed community fitness or a similar client program.

Specific Duties

  • Will be responsible for no more than 5 clients at one time.
  • Wear appropriate workout attire during client meetings/sessions.
  • Have a strong knowledge of how to use Micro-fit software and interpret results:
    • Height/Weight
    • Lange Skin-Fold Calipers, lean body mass testing
    • Step Test
    • Blood Pressure/ Pulse
    • Sit and Reach
    • Sit Up- Muscular Endurance
    • Push Up Test
    • Client Profile
    • Micro-fit Wellness Profile
    • Micro-fit Health History
  • Understand emergency protocol and objectively fill out accident/incident reports when necessary.
  • Provide written and verbal communication about your position: appropriately relay any concerns, questions, and suggestions to the Wellness Coordinator.
  • Be responsible for scheduling own clients. All sessions must be during times that accommodate the client and facilitator. Times must correspond with fitness facility hours.
  • Correctly fill out student payroll time sheets

Expectations

  • Attend all meetings/trainings (will provide Micro-fit Training upon hire)
  • Develop, facilitate and assess fitness programs for individuals
  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required.
  • Criminal Background Check will be required.

Qualifications and Salary
Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division IV: $10.00 per hour

Accountability

Reports to Environmental Adventure Center Manager

Responsibilities

The Climbing Wall Facilitator is responsible for providing safe access to the McPhee/Ade Olson sports complex climbing wall.

Specific Duties

  • Knowledge of ALL workings of the climbing wall operation and safety protocol.
  • Knowledge of all systems and procedures necessary to teach participants proper belay skills consistent with UWEC policy and
  • procedures.
  • Factual knowledge pertaining to physical structure (breaking strengths, equipment, equipment wear, knot tying, etc.)
  • Documentation procedures, i.e. activity waiver, orientation / skills check.
  • Establish goals and objectives with students (reference skills sheet).
  • Enforce UWEC policy and procedures to ensure safety of all climbers.
  • Inspect equipment prior to use.
  • Maintain all equipment and report any damage to Environmental Adventure Center Manager.
  • Log ropes consistent with UWEC policy and procedures.
  • Secure wall when not in use.
  • Have a general knowledge of the Adventure Education philosophy.

Certification and Training:

  • 2 ½ day, PCIA Climbing Wall Instructor Certification (provided upon employment)
  • Knowledge of ALL LOP’S (Local Operating Procedures) and systems necessary to set up and lead participating individuals through the climbing wall.
  • Spotting and belaying techniques.
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory proficiency on all technical skills.
  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required.
  • Criminal Background Check will be required.

Qualifications and Salary
Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division IV: $ 8.75 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Environmental Adventure Center Manager

The Course

The Eagle's View Challenge Ropes Course offers a series of activities designed for individual and group participation regardless of age, physical limitation or ability level. The mission of this program is to concentrate on individual and group skill development by presenting a series of activities that involve physical and emotional risk with the opportunity to succeed (or sometimes fail) within a supportive group atmosphere. Participants develop skills in problem solving, communication, decision making, trust, as well as gain a strong sense of self-worth and accomplishment. The Ropes Course promotes calculated risk-taking enhancing leadership and management skills, facilitating organizational change, and building effective teams.

Specific Duties

Facilitators will be working the majority of the time in a physically demanding environment, requiring both strength and
cardiovascular endurance. Consequently, trainers need to be in excellent physical health and possess the following skills:

  • A positive attitude and encouragement among participants
  • The ability to encourage participation while honoring each participant’s right to choose
  • An appreciation of heights
  • Comfortable speaking in front of groups
  • Ability to discuss, establish group goals and develop lesson plans prior to group arrival
  • Monitor the behavior and activity of participants, intervening when necessary

Training/Certification:

  • Each instructor must facilitate a minimum of 50 hours per year; sessions will typically take place on weekends and during the
  • week; facilitators must be available during either times throughout the year, including summer
  • Must be available to work April - November
  • 40 hours of in-house training is required before employment; hired facilitators will be compensated for 20 hours once they have worked the annual minimum of 50 hours described above; all training costs are paid for by University Recreation
    • 40 hour in-house training
    • Current CPR / AED and First Aid certification Provided
    • Belay Certification
    • Criminal Background Check will be required

Training/Certification Dates:

TBD

Qualifications and Salary
Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division IV: $10.00 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Environmental Adventure Center Manager

Responsibilities

The EAC Student Manager position is responsible for reserving, renting, and returning items in a timely and accurate
manner. Customer service is also an imperative part of working at the EAC. The student manager is responsible for
keeping the EAC clean and organized while maintaining an accurate inventory of equipment. Student employees should
be well informed of all activities, programs and trips that the EAC takes part in.

Specific Duties

  • Properly open and close the EAC
  • Complete daily deposits, document total earnings, and balance the cash register
  • Perform periodic inventory
  • Accurately complete rental contracts on the computer
  • Maintain and improve the condition of equipment
  • Clean, set up and/or hang returned rental equipment
  • Check all rental equipment for damages/needed repairs
  • Document all damages and remove damaged equipment from rental circulation
  • Repair damaged equipment if possible
  • Clean and organize rental center counter tops, desks, and floor
  • Answer the EAC telephone and document questions or concerns if they cannot be answered at the time. Direct
  • unknown questions to EAC Program Manager
  • Review Active Contracts and make phone calls to customers with late contracts reminding them of their contract and the possible accumulation of late fees
  • Properly fit and adjust rental equipment to suit individual customers
  • Accurately complete timesheets on time
  • Schedule, reserve, and fill orders for canoes and kayaks (including cargo trailer)
  • Help customers load/unload rental equipment

Expectations

  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Criminal Background Check will be required
  • Attend all training workshops and meetings

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and
the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division IV: $10.00 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Environmental Adventure Center Manager

Responsibilities

The EAC Student Manager position is responsible for reserving, renting, and returning items in a timely and accurate manner. Customer service is also an imperative part of working at the EAC. The student manager is responsible for keeping the EAC clean and organized while maintaining an accurate inventory of equipment. Student employees should be well informed of all activities, programs and trips that the EAC takes part in.

Specific Duties

  • Properly open and close the EAC
  • Accurately complete rental contracts on the computer
  • Maintain and improve the condition of equipment
  • Clean, set up, and/or hang returned rental equipment
  • Check all rental equipment for damages/needed repairs
  • Document all damages and remove damaged equipment from rental circulation
  • Repair damaged equipment if possible
  • Clean and organize rental center counter tops, desks, and floor
  • Answer the EAC telephone and document questions or concerns if they cannot be answered at the time. Direct unknown questions to EAC Program Manager
  • Review Active Contracts and make phone calls to customers with late contracts reminding them of their contract and the possible accumulation of late fees
  • Properly fit and adjust rental equipment to suit individual customers
  • Schedule, reserve, and fill orders for canoes and kayaks (including cargo trailer)
  • Help customers load/unload rental equipment

Expectations

  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Criminal Background Check will be required
  • Attend all training workshops and meetings

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division I: $ 7.25 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Environmental Adventure Center Manager

Responsibilities

The Adventure Trip Leader is responsible for providing inexpensive, fun, educational, and safe opportunities for UWEC students to experience outdoor recreation.

Specific Duties

  • Develop the trip itinerary; prepare and maintain a trip budget
  • Establish goals and objectives for the trip
  • Obtain knowledge and information about the trip destination/terrain
  • Responsible for menu planning, food purchasing and repackaging, and preparing equipment
  • Hold pre-trip meeting with participants, evaluate participants’ abilities and provide group instruction and leadership
  • Take proper measures to maintain a safe environment, properly and responsibly care for participant injuries and conflicts
  • Communicate appropriately and effectively with participants
  • Exercise good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Inventory and maintain all trip gear, assist with equipment clean-up and check-in
  • Evaluate trip upon return

Expectations

  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Required to complete advanced wilderness first aid certification course from WMA, WMI, SOLO or Red Cross within one year to maintain employment.
  • Criminal Background Check will be required
  • Attend all training workshops and meetings

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two years remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division IV: $ 12.00 per hour

Accountability

Payroll and Benefits Specialist through Human Resource and Fitness Coordinator through Recreation and Sport Facilities.

Responsibilities

The Employee Wellness Intern will be responsible for planning and facilitating programs and services that support employee wellness on campus. This is a split position between Human Resources and Recreation. The intern will set up office hours each week that may be spent in one or both departments and report to a representative in that that area. Must be able to commit to 10-12 hours per week.

Specific Duties

  • Assist Human Resources with various projects and events which could include Benefits Fair, onboarding, recruitment, research and Workers Compensation
  • Research and develop a monthly employee newsletter that markets wellness opportunities on campus and in the surrounding community
  • Plan and facilitate 1-2 special programs per semester i.e. brown bag lunch, employee challenge, seminar, etc.
  • Co-facilitate the biometric screening event with a Human Resources representative
  • Plan and facilitate an Employee Wellness Fair (Spring semester only)
  • Develop marketing materials geared toward new hires- work with the on boarding program
  • Assess participation barriers and develop strategies to increase employee engagement in the Employee Wellness program
  • Other duties as assigned- creative ideas encouraged!

Expectations

Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal). Applicants must also have at least 2 semesters left before graduation.

Base Wage: $9.00

Accountability

Reports to the Financial Specialist

Responsibilities

The Financial Assistant is responsible for general cash management and daily deposits of revenues from the Bowling and Billiards Center, Environmental Adventure Center and the Recreation Office.

Specific Duties

  • Complete the required bank reconciliation and deposits along with submission of UWEC revenue reports
  • Balance of cash register(s) daily, prepare revenue reports and data entry on Excel and University eAccounting Systems
  • Maintain complex financial data filing system
  • Complete additional budget reports and other duties as assigned

Expectations

  • Expertise in cash handling preferred. All employees are expected to act responsibly at all times, actions represent the integrity of the entire staff.
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-10:00 am or 8:30-10:30 am
  • Criminal Background Check will be required.

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division II: $8.25 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Environmental Adventure Center Manager

Responsibilities

The CPR / FIRST AID /AED instructor is responsible for the overall development and implementation of the First Aid, CPR, and AED training program offered to the students and full time staff of the Recreation department. This includes, but is not limited to, teaching materials for the courses according to the American Red Cross policies, setting up course schedules at the start of each semester (4-6 classes per semester) maintaining all of the materials needed for the courses, completion of all paperwork, communication with departments regarding enrollees and completions, certification notification to participants.

Specific Duties

  • Establish a schedule for 1 – 4 classes per month for no more than 12 participants per session.
  • Coordinate registration at the Recreation Office.
  • Teach all courses according to the standards and policies of the American Red Cross.
  • Maintain a database of all courses taught through Recreation.
  • Create an inventory checklist at beginning of semester; notify the Financial Specialist of items needing to be purchased.
  • Clean and maintain all necessary items for CPR classes.
  • Be timely and efficient in all aspects of the position.

Expectations

  • Maintain certifications as required to continue as an instructor.
  • Preference given to candidates having one year of instructing experience
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division III: $10.00 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Events and Marketing Coordinator

Responsibilities

The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for developing a variety of promotional materials to promote the facilities and programs in Recreation and Sport Facilities. The internship may last as long as intern is a current UWEC student. Academic credit for this internship is not provided through the Recreation Department and would have to be arranged through an academic department chair.

Specific Duties

  • Plan, develop, design, and produce promotional brochures, posters, flyers, table tents, and handouts for the Wellness Program, Group Exercise, Fitness Centers, Intramurals, Environmental Adventure Center, Sport Clubs, Massage Therapy, the Billiards Center, and special events
  • Select and design giveaways such as water bottles, hats, t-shirts, and headbands
  • Edit, proof, and revise all written materials ensuring accuracy and current information
  • Work with Printing Services on campus to manage all print projects
  • Coordinate Recreation table displays at various campus fairs and events
  • Maintain all bulletin boards and brochure racks in Hilltop, Crest, and McPhee
  • Design marketing materials for special events such as trips, leagues and tournaments
  • Work collaboratively with the Marketing/Social Media Coordinator and IT/Web Developer Interns

Expectations

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Digital photography experience
  • Creative and flexible, available to work 8-15 hours per week
  • Maintain an organized, professional, shared workspace
  • Be familiar with UWEC graphic design standards
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and
the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division II: $8.25 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Fitness Coordinator

Responsibilities

The Group Exercise Instructor is responsible for creating, instructing, and monitoring safe and effective workouts for students, faculty and staff. These workouts can vary, including but not limited to: strength training, cycling, pool exercises and cardio.

Specific Duties

  • Be responsible for no more than five (5) classes per week
  • Develop creative workouts that energize and motivate the participants attending class
  • Have a strong knowledge of form and modification in the class you are teaching
  • Provide clear and detailed written and verbal communication to the Fitness Coordinator
  • Work all scheduled classes; finding coverage if needed.
  • Provide help and support to other employees (Example: help sub for a class)
  • Correctly fill out student time sheets
  • Attend and provide feedback at peer evaluations each semester
  • Attended all meetings/trainings

Expectations

  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC.Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division IV: $12.00 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Recreation Office Manager

Responsibilities

A Customer Service Representative (CSR) is the ‘front line’ of the Recreation and Sport Operations department, serving as the initial contact that most customers encounter when entering Recreation facilities and/or seeking Recreation information. CSRs are responsible for supporting and promoting all departmental programs, policies and procedures.

Specific Duties

  • Serve customers at the counter and on the phone in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Perform sales transactions on the Fusion point of sale system.
  • Utilize the Fusion access system to verify eligibility for users of Hilltop Recreation facilities.
  • Assist customers with memberships, registrations and information related to Crest Fitness Center, McPhee Strength & Performance Center, Group Exercise, Intramurals, the Environmental Adventure Center and other recreation programs and offerings.
  • Schedule massage therapy appointments, using careful, accurate communication with clients, therapists and office staff.
  • Wash, dry and fold towels used for group exercise classes.
  • Provide support to program staff as needed with Word or Excel documents, hanging or removing posters, running errands to other departments on upper or lower campus, etc.
  • Work at Recreation Special Events such as Shamrock Shuffle or Jig’s Up Ice Fishing Contest.
  • Miscellaneous duties as requested or assigned by supervisor or program staff.

Expectations

  • Attend orientations, trainings, and staff meetings.
  • Arrive promptly for work shift and present appropriate workplace behavior and attire.
  • If unable to work an assigned shift, notify supervisor and make every effort to find a replacement.
  • Maintain a positive, cooperative and ‘can-do’ attitude that exemplifies excellent customer service and a fun, professional work environment.
  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications – provided by Recreation.
  • A criminal background check is required of all university employees.

Qualifications and Salary

The ideal candidate should possess strong communication skills, be team oriented, and have experience and/or a willingness to provide excellent customer service to the campus community and guests. Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Beginning wage

$7.25/hour

Accountability

Reports to the Intramural and Sport Clubs Coordinator

Responsibilities

The Intramural Sports Official is responsible for working closely with the Intramural Sports Supervisors and Scorekeepers to effectively run the UWEC Intramural Sports program.

Specific Duties

  • Report to work 15 minutes prior to the start of the scheduled contest, check in with IM Supervisor and obtain necessary equipment and supplies (inform IM Supervisor if you are a sub for another official and identify that official)
  • Collect proper identification (UWEC ID or other ID) from participants
  • Locate team captains and conduct pre-game meeting to highlight important rules, regulations, modifications, and answer any questions that may arise
  • Anticipate problems and seek to prevent or minimize them through quality officiating
  • Attempt to resolve disputes, receive any requests for protests and report it to the IM Supervisor for documentation before the next live play; continue the game as soon as possible
  • Report any misuse of the facility or discipline problems from participants or spectators to the IM supervisor and with IM supervisor, submit a detailed written Sportsmanship Report on the situation
  • Send for the IM Supervisor in the event of an accident. Remain with injured party until relieved
  • Check with IM Supervisor for reassignment in the event of a forfeit or a personal shortage at the beginning of a new shift
  • Maintain a neat and clean environment
  • Strive to maintain positive public relations
  • Return equipment, supplies, and completed score sheet to the IM Supervisor at the completion of contest
  • Sign-out with IM Supervisor. Keep track of your hours

Expectations

  • Intramural Sports Officials are expected to act responsibly at all times. As a member of the IM staff, your actions represent the integrity of the entire staff. Officials should set a positive example for other staff members as well as participants
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division I: $7.25 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Intramural and Sport Clubs Coordinator

Responsibilities

The Intramural Sports Scorekeeper is responsible for working closely with the Intramural Sports Supervisors and Officials to effectively run the UWEC Intramural Sports program.

Specific Duties

  • Report to work 30 minutes prior to the start of the first scheduled contest. Go directly to the court and check in with the IM Supervisor and obtain the necessary equipment and supplies
  • Help set up tables/chairs/score clocks
  • Locate all teams and have each team captain sign in their players and turn in participant ID’s. Let the IM officials know when all player ID’s have been collected so that the game can begin on time
  • Fill out the information on the score sheet completely, including: team name, date, court number and game time. Indicate team name by jersey color
  • Be attentive at all times and seek to prevent or minimize problems through quality scorekeeping
  • Stay in constant communication with the IM officials
  • Properly keep time. This includes following all rules for maintaining the time of game as well as indicating the time remaining throughout the game
  • Correctly keep score. Determine the half time score and the final score based on the results of the score sheet. At the end of the game, complete the information on the bottom of the score sheet
  • Keep track of team and individual fouls.

Expectations

  • Intramural Sports Scorekeepers are expected to act responsibly at all times. As a member of the IM staff, your actions represent the integrity of the entire staff. Scorekeepers should set a positive example for other staff members as well as participants
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division II: $7.25 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Intramural and Sport Clubs Coordinator

Responsibilities

The Intramural Sports Supervisor is responsible for working closely with the Intramural Sports Officials, Scorekeepers, and Coordinator to effectively run UWEC’s Intramural Sports program.

Specific Duties

  • Setup and take down equipment for that shift’s activities, check playing area to ensure safety
  • Check time of arrival at the site for each official
  • Count all equipment at beginning and end of each shift
  • Traffic control – make sure each captain and their team know where they are playing
  • Direct officials and scorekeepers to their areas of work
  • Check participants ID’s
  • Settle conflicts and disputes between officials and/or participants
  • Assist in training and evaluation of officials, timers, and scorers and provide backup in case of an absence or problem
  • Service participants – be of service to all participants. Always treat them with respect, as you would like to be treated. Be approachable and answer questions
  • Administer first aid when necessary
  • Complete all forms accurately and completely
  • Assist with registration and promotional activities for the IM program
  • Conduct/ facilitate Captains’ meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by the IM Coordinator

Expectations

  • Intramural Sports Supervisors are expected to act responsibly at all times. As a member of the IM staff, your actions represent the integrity of the entire staff. Supervisors should set a positive example for other staff members as well as participants
  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division IV: $9.00 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Events and Marketing Coordinator.

Responsibilities

The Information Technology Support/Web Developer Intern is responsible for maintaining all Recreation websites, the App, the on-line registration portal, as well as serving as the support person for all technology needs such as staff support, equipment purchasing, program creation, and software development. This position may be considered an internship and may last as long as intern is a current UWEC student. Academic credit for this internship is not provided through the Recreation Department and would have to be arranged through an academic department chair.

Specific Duties

  • Maintain the Recreation website (http://www.uwec.edu/recreation), Jig’s Up website (Jigsup.org) Rec App (UW-Eau Claire Rec), and the on-line registration portal (recservices.uwec.edu)
  • Analyze, design, implement and test applications, both web-based (Ruby on Rails) and local
  • Make simple hardware repairs
  • Explain and fix technology-related issues (both verbally and writing) to others without the technological understanding
  • Maintain an inventory of computers, printers, and iPads; prepare recommendations and provide price quotes for new technology purchases
  • Respond to emergency computer situations, even if they occur outside of normal hours
  • Gain knowledge on emerging technologies and adapt them into the workplace if needed and/or possible
  • Attempt to resolve day-to-day issues that occur with computers and other technology, this includes both Windows and Apple OSX
  • Serve as a photographer for special events when requested
  • Assist the Marketing Coordinator, Graphic Designers, and office staff as needed
  • Coordinate with LTS and other departments as needed

Expectations

  • Maintain a professional, shared workspace
  • Be an active and involved participant in the student marketing team meetings
  • Must have a basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and an ability to troubleshoot Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX operating systems and software
  • Maintain confidentiality in developing programs and managing usernames and passwords.
  • Able to independently research and become productive with new technologies
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Experience in A/V equipment and/or video editing
  • Follow University and departmental rules, regulations, and guidelines
  • Basic understanding of printing components and software
  • Work as a team with the other IT and Graphic Design staff

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division IV: $10.00 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Sport Facilities Operations Manager

Responsibilities

The McPhee/Olson Lifeguard is responsible for providing a safe and pleasant environment conducive to various types of recreational swim, diving, hydro-aerobics, and various water activities.

Specific Duties

  • Communicate and consistently enforce and promote UW System, UW-Eau Claire, and Recreation & Sport Facilities policies; employ strong decision-making and conflict resolution skills with customers(s) when policies and procedures are violated.
  • Serve as a resource to users by providing accurate and current information regarding the purpose and function of each program and operation.
  • Be aware and alert at all times while on duty. Position yourself around the pool based on participants.
  • Conduct appropriate skills tests for participants as required.
  • Assist the Sport Facility Operations Manager and the Building Manager with facility operations including ID checks, equipment set up and tear down, laundry, cleaning, evacuation, and hourly usage reports.
  • Implement emergency procedures that include care for injured, initiation of emergency action plan, notification of university authorities, and completion of report forms.
  • Report all injuries, damage, equipment needs, and user issues to administrative staff through incident and injury reports as necessary.
  • Work collaboratively with the Building Managers and Open Recreation Representatives.
  • Maintain a positive, cooperative, and customer service oriented attitude that enhances a fun work environment; wear staff apparel and maintain clean, professional atmosphere.
  • Participate in self, peer, supervisory, and participant evaluation process.
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings/in-services as determined at the beginning of each semester.
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Expectations

  • Preference will be given to applicants who are Water Safety Instructors (WSI)
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have extensive experience with lifeguarding
  • CPR/First Aid, AED, and Lifeguard certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division III: $9.00 per hour

Accountability

Reports to the Events and Marketing Coordinator

Responsibilities

The Social Media/Marketing Coordinator is responsible for generating and maintaining campus awareness of Recreation programs, services, and facilities. The Social Media/Marketing Coordinator will work closely with the Graphic Design and Information Technology student staff to continually create content that is both informative and interest-generating.

Specific Duties

  • Maintain active communication with all Recreation departments to stay up-to-date on news, promotions and special events
  • Keep up on all requests on Trello and follow-up with Graphic Design and IT
  • Manage all social media accounts with the goal of increasing user retention and interaction and implement new social media tactics (vs. just looking at increasing the number of “followers” or “likes” etc.)
  • Utilize Hootsuite to manage Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube
  • Formulate digital content for social media that reflects both the needs of the department and the needs of the students, provide accurate details to the graphic designers
  • Be proactive in developing and executing media and marketing strategies, assist the marketing team in coordinating ideas and implementing them
  • Track and analyze the appropriate analytics for each social media account and provide to the Events and Marketing Coordinator on a monthly basis.
  • Serve as a public relations representative for the department, responding to user questions and comments as needed and representing Recreation at various fairs and tabling events.
  • Utilize various promotional outlets such as the UWEC Master Calendar, social media, Visix Screens, and printed material such as posters and table tents
  • Attend RHA meetings 2-3 times each semester to inform them of what we have to offer and to get feedback and suggestions for our programs
  • Attend and represent Recreation at the #UWECSocial meetings with the Integrated Marketing and Communications department
  • Coordinate distribution of promotional materials around campus; make sure all posters are up in a timely manner.
  • Attend Recreation Advisory Council meetings (7am 3-4x/semester)
  • Meet with the Events and Marketing Coordinator weekly to update the Marketing/Social Media Calendar, including: planning new postings for the coming weeks and discussing responses gained from past postings

Expectations

  • Maintain a professional, shared workspace
  • Always uphold a high level of professionalism and reflect the values of UR&SF in all posted content, serving as a voice for the department
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal abilities
  • A dedicated, ambitious and positive attitude toward all projects
  • Have a passion for online communications, digital marketing and pursuing creative endeavors
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary

Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage

Division II: $7.75 per hour

Accountability
Reports to the Sport Facilities Operations Manager

Responsibilities
The McPhee/Olson Building Manager (BM) is responsible for all operations and programs when full-time permanent administrative staff is not on duty, primarily evenings and weekends. The Building Manager will serve in a public relations role with University and community users and will assist as necessary to facilitate programs.

Specific Duties

  • Communicate and consistently enforce and promote UW System, UW-Eau Claire, and Recreation & Sport Facilities policies; employ strong decision-making and conflict resolution skills with customers(s) when policies and procedures are violated.
  • Serve as a resource to users by providing accurate and current information regarding the purpose and function of each program and operation.
  • Serve as a liaison between the scheduling assistant, the building custodians, and recreation program staff.
  • Maintain order, security, and safety of the facility, users, and staff through ID checks and hourly rounds.
  • Open/close McPhee/Olson outside doors as required by the building schedule; open interior doors as determined by the activity schedule; be familiar with opening and closing procedures for each area.
  • Assist on-campus and off-campus groups who have reserved facilities for special programs as needed.
  • Respond to and effectively coordinate all emergency and evacuation procedures that include care for injured, initiation of emergency action plan, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Report all injuries, damage, equipment needs, and user issues to administrative staff through incident and injury reports as necessary.
  • Assist in the set-up and tear down of program equipment (bleachers, tables, chairs, concession, trash removal) when necessary to facilitate programs.
  • Work collaboratively with the Open Recreation staff, Lifeguards, MSPC employees. Provide work breaks for student staff if required. 
  • Maintain a positive, cooperative, and customer service oriented attitude that enhances a fun work environment; wear staff apparel, nametag, and maintain clean, professional atmosphere. 
  • Participate in self, peer, supervisory, and participant evaluation process. 
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings as determined at the beginning of each semester. 
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Expectations

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have previously worked within the McPhee Physical Education Center
  • This position requires evenings, weekends, holidays, and breaks. Schedules are flexible to meet class schedules. 
  • Must be interested in a leadership development position involving many public relation tasks and functions
  • Maintain CPR/First Aid, Blood Born Pathogen, and AED certifications
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary
Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage
Division IV: $10.00 per hour

Accountability
Reports to Physical Education Sports Equipment Coordinator

Responsibilities
The McPhee Equipment/Laundry Room Attendant is responsible for the daily operations of the laundry room which include equipment set-up and tear-down as well as laundry services.

Specific Duties

  • Communicate and consistently enforce and promote UW System, UW-Eau Claire, and University Recreation & Sport Facilities policies with users and co-workers. 
  • Serve as a resource to users by providing accurate and current information regarding the purpose and function of each program and operation.
  • Assist in the set-up and tear down of program equipment for Kinesiology (basketball, volleyball, etc.).
  • Assist with the set-up and tear down of special events in the building.
  • Open and close gym dividers as necessary based on academic schedule.
  • Assist in the locker process; check-in and check – out of locks, cleaning out the lockers at the end of the semester. 
  • Deliver mail packages to Faculty and Staff in the building. 
  • Assist with the laundry process; wash, fold, and put away clean clothes or towels in appropriate locations. 
  • Clean Outdoor Tennis Courts as needed.
  • Repair broken equipment as instructed by appropriate personal. 
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Expectations

  • This position requires you to work mid-day. Schedules are flexible to meet class schedules. 
  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary
Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage
Division II: $7.25 per hour

Accountability
Reports to Sport Facilities Operations Manager

Responsibilities
The McPhee/Olson Facility Open Recreation Representative (ORR) is responsible for providing safe access to the McPhee/Ade Olson sports complex space during open recreation times.

Specific Duties

  • Communicate and consistently enforce and promote UW System, UW-Eau Claire, and Recreation & Sport Facilities policies with users and co-workers. 
  • Serve as a resource to users by providing accurate and current information regarding the purpose and function of each program and operation.
  • Assist the Building Manager with facility operations including ID checks, laundry, cleaning, evacuation, and hourly usage reports. 
  • Serve student recreation needs through organization, exchange, and inventory of sports equipment and intramural jerseys.
  • Implement emergency procedures that include care for injured, initiation of emergency action plan, notification of university authorities, and completion of report forms. 
  • Report all injuries, damage, equipment needs, and user issues to administrative staff through incident and injury reports as necessary.
  • Assist in the set-up and tear down of program equipment (bleachers, tables, chairs, concession, trash removal) when necessary to facilitate programs.
  • Work collaboratively with the Building Managers and Lifeguards. 
  • Maintain a positive, cooperative, and customer service oriented attitude that enhances a fun work environment; wear staff apparel, nametag, and maintain clean, professional atmosphere. 
  • Participate in self, peer, supervisory, and participant evaluation process. 
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings as determined at the beginning of each semester. 
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Expectations

  • This position requires you to work mid-day and evenings. Working some weekends, holidays, and breaks are required. Schedules are flexible to meet class schedules. 
  • Must be interested in a leadership development position involving many public relation tasks and functions
  • Maintain CPR/First Aid, Blood Born Pathogen, and AED certifications
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary
Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage
Division I: $7.25 per hour

Accountability
Reports to the MSPC Coordinator

Responsibilities
The MSPC Desk Attendant is responsible for providing quality customer service to fitness center members as well and ensuring a clean, safe, and properly supervised facility.

Specific Duties

  • Serve as the primary customer service representative for the facility
  • Monitor memberships/facility access
  • Complete daily cleaning tasks 
  • Straighten equipment as needed during shift
  • Perform frequent facility sweeps to ensure the safety and well-being of participants
  • Communicate facility needs, concerns, feedback and suggestions to the MSPC Coordinator
  • Be familiar with the UR&SF Emergency Action Plan and fill out appropriate reports as necessary i.e. incident and accident reports
  • Enforce MSPC facility policies and procedures
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

Expectations

  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary
Work study is required to work at the MSPC desk. Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage
Division I: $7.25 per hour

Accountability
Reports to the Field Maintenance Supervisor

Responsibilities
The Recreation Field Maintenance Assistant is responsible for to set-up, groom, line and maintain outdoor field space for the daily operation of Recreation and Sport Facilities and the departments we support (Simpson Field, Towers Field, and the Bollinger Outdoor Recreation Complex). The individual must have reliable transportation, and be flexible in terms of hours worked (primarily morning/early afternoon).

Specific Duties

  • Set up, groom, line and maintain outdoor recreational space and related equipment for the intramural program, Sport Clubs and Varsity Athletics (including but not limited to):
    • Drag and line six softball/baseball fields
    • Maintain bases, fences, benches, and bleachers
    • Set up and maintain lines/goals on four football, two soccer, one Ultimate Frisbee, one rugby recreational field
    • Maintain outdoor volleyball courts
  • Coordinate with supervisor on daily and weekly projects on outdoor spaces.
  • Assist with set-up, take-down for special events.

Expectations

  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary
Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage
Division II: $8.25 per hour

Accountability
Reports to the Intramural and Sport Clubs Coordinator

Responsibilities
The Sport Club Field Supervisor is responsible for working all Sport Club and community sponsored events which take place on University property including Bollinger Fields and Carson Park and enforcing all Policies as well as maintaining a safe environment for participants and spectators.

Specific Duties

  • Serve as a resource for questions 
  • Take Sport Club Binder to all events; this will contain Accident Reports, the Sport Club Handbook and general information. Return the binder within 24 hours of the event
  • Manage issues that may arise; make immediate contact with University Police if necessary and inform the Intramural and Sport Clubs Coordinator
  • Complete necessary documentation after every event and turn it in to the Sport Clubs Coordinator
  • Appropriately communicate expectations and policies
  • Monitor events and if an incident occurs, appropriately manage the situation
  • Serve as the liaison between the sport club and the University Police should a serious situation arise
  • Train club members on the proper use of the field painter
  • Accurately and thoroughly complete an Event Report after each event

Expectations

  • Handle situations with professionalism and follow through on accurate documentation and notifications
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • CPR/First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Criminal Background Check will be required

Qualifications and Salary
Applicants must be self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others. Applicants must be at least a part-time student (6 credits for federal work study, 1 credit for non-federal) with at least two semesters remaining at UWEC. Work study preferred but not required.

Base Wage
Division III: $8.50 per hour

* Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a federally funded program which gives students with financial need an opportunity for part-time, temporary employment. This employment is intended to allow students to earn money to help pay for their educational expenses. The FWS program encourages students to gain valuable career-related experience as well as promotes community-service employment opportunities. To become eligible for FWS, you must first demonstrate financial need by filling out the Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). Students who are eligible for aid are sent an award letter which indicates the type and amount of aid to be received. If a student is eligible to earn FWS, the amount of eligibility will be listed on the award letter.

** Non-Federal Student Employment allows students to work on-campus under a non-federal work account. This employment is NOT based on need. This employment is intended to allow students to earn money to help pay for their educational expenses and encourages students to gain valuable career-related experience. Any student is eligible for Non-Federal Student Employment. A student is considered to be anyone enrolled in at least one credit of course work.

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