Campus Recreation Student Employment
Campus Recreation is one of the largest employers of students on campus. With the wide variety of disciplines offered under Campus Recreation, we must have a large staff and several positions offered to run these areas. Multiple areas include fitness, adventure programming and intramural sports. We look for hardworking and enthusiastic students who want to learn, develop skills and help provide other students with a great experience in Campus Recreation. Apply now and come join us! Email your resume and application form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Front Desk Attendant: The Front Desk staff is responsible for monitoring the desk area and serving as an area supervisor for the main entrance. This includes controlling member access to Campus Recreation, answering questions about Campus Recreation’s programs and policies. The Front Desk Staff also greets patrons, answers the phone, addresses questions about the P.E. Complex facilities, takes messages, and attends to light housekeeping duties.
Equipment Room Attendant: Organize equipment in an orderly fashion. Start a new equipment log sheet every day. Collect and check in all IDs of equipment and lockers that have yet to be retrieved, and make sure they are all written correctly on the sheet. Disinfect all equipment being returned. Wash and dry towels as needed. Provide ice to patrons as needed.
Fitness Center Attendant: Monitor the fitness center to ensure that all facility policies are enforced and that patron safety is maintained at all times. Clean, perform minor maintenance duties, and log the functional status of facility fitness equipment.
Building Supervisor: Oversee the supervision of all P.E. Complex operations, conduct facility inspections, and report maintenance requests. Direct supervision of student facility staff, including Front Desk Attendants, Fitness Center Attendants, and Equipment Room Attendant. Ensure a safe atmosphere in the facility by enforcing facility and departmental policies and procedures and taking a proactive approach to risk management.
Health Education and Promotions (HEPA): The Health Education and Promotion student worker works under direct supervision of the Facilities Coordinator in combination with Graduate Assistants during the normal working hours. This position requires the student to answer phones, be a health resource for incoming students, assisting with marketing health information and the program’s services to the NEIU community. The position also includes miscellaneous tasks as assigned by the Facilities Coordinator and Graduate Assistants. This position requires excellent communication, people, and computer skills. An interest in health is required, but an academic major in a health discipline is not.
Group X Instructor: Lead patrons in safe and effective exercise classes in a large group setting. Instructors are expected to motivate and educate participants in basic exercises mechanics, while staying within the scope of practice for a group fitness instructor.
Intramural Sports Official: Intramural Sports Officials officiate league play and on-campus tournaments for a variety of sports, as well as score keep and assist with registration in these sports. No prior experience is required and training is provided for all activities. Other responsibilities include, professionalism, adherence to a dress code while on shift, attending bi-monthly meetings, event setup/cleanup, and assisting in adherence to sportsmanship. Students will learn interpersonal skills, conflict resolution as well as the rules to various sports including flag football, basketball, softball, volleyball, and handball.
OAP Attendant: The OAP attendant is responsible for the supervision of the Outdoor and Adventure Program. Attendants may also assist in trip planning, coordinating, and conducting clinics. Students should have a working knowledge of wilderness recreation and equipment. American Red Cross AED/CPR and first aid. Wilderness First Responder is highly recommended.
Social Media Assistant: The Social Media Assistant is responsible for designing and maintaining all department marketing and promotion materials for the Campus Recreation and Wellness department. Marketing and promotion materials include but are not limited to posters, brochures, web advertisements, campus video board ads, social media (Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and TikTok) and promotional t-shirts. Must be proficient with Mac computers, Adobe Suite software and video editing.
Student Disability Services, Room D 104
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Ill. 60625
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday