Student Employment

As one of the largest student employers on campus Wellness and Recreation offers skills training and leadership opportunities through real world experiences. WRC student employees are an integral component of our operations, able to take pride in their work and value to the Department.  

Our staff are expected to demonstrate a positive and friendly attitude and interact accordingly with patrons. Applicants should be enthusiastic about health and wellness; be highly motivated and eager to help users; and be team players who understand that each staff member’s effort and job performance contribute to the overall function and degree of excellence within the department.  

Applicant General Requirements

To be considered for student employment, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled GC student during the current and/or upcoming semester(s) in which student will be employed. 
  • Complete and return required hiring documents to GC Human Resources by designated deadline. Includes original identification documents for I-9. (Government issued photo ID and either birth certificate or social security card, or valid passport).
  • Have active checking or savings account for Direct Deposit and provide bank account and routing numbers (voided check or official bank document) to GC Payroll.

Job Descriptions

Student Supervisor

The highest level student position within this department. This position is hired internally. Student Supervisor's are responsible for overseeing and executing programming operations for the WRC, as well as developing other student staff members. Supervisors are thoroughly trained in all areas of Wellness & Recreation. They are expected to have advanced problem solving skills, communication skills, risk management skills, and customer service. They are expected to serve as active brand ambassadors for Wellness & Recreation. Supervisors are first responders to emergency situations inside the building and outside at the intramural fields for all programs and are responsible for detailed documentation when conflicts/emergency situations occur.

Hourly rate: $8.25

Fitness Assistants
  • Closely monitor all activities on the fitness floor and provide assistance to users as needed.
  • Responsible for insuring the safety and exercise efficacy of all fitness areas through education on weight room etiquette, proper strength and resistance training techniques, correct use of fitness equipment.
  • Maintain cleanliness and maintenance of all fitness equipment and areas.
  • Enforce Wellness and Recreation policies and procedures to provide a safe training environment and quality facility for participants.  

Reports to the Associate Director and works collaboratively with Member Service Reps, Operations Supervisors, GA’s, and Professional Staff.

Hourly Rate: $7.25 | fitness_assistant_job_description.pdf

Group Fitness Instructor
  • Lead group fitness classes for the University community.
    • Class formats include: Boot Camp, Cardio Kickboxing, Zumba®, Spinning®, Pilates, and Yoga.
  • Assist with maintenance of equipment.
  • Enforce facility and program policies.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to conduct safe and effective classes. 
  • Knowledge of strength training and cardiovascular exercise. 
  • Good communication skills. 
  • National fitness certification (ACE, ACSM, AFAA or equivalent).
  • Adult CPR/AED.
  • Audition required.

Hourly rate: $12.00  | group_x_job_description.pdf  |  group_x_2_certification_requirements.pdf

Member Services Representative
  • Serve as front-line resource for inquiries and be the face of Wellness and Recreation.
  • Provide excellent customer service to promote a positive first impression.
  • Enforce Wellness and Recreation policies and procedures.
  • Serve as liaison between participants/members/guests and Wellness and Recreation staff.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication, administration, professionalism and confidence.

Shifts will vary and include weekday mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends

Hourly rate: $7.25 | member_services_1_job_description.pdf 

Personal Training
  • Develop personalized, safe and effective exercise programs for patrons of various fitness levels.
  • Conduct and assess health and fitness screenings.
  • Provide safe and effective instruction in cardiovascular and weight training equipment.
  • Conduct equipment orientations.
  • Develop, document and implement one-on-one, partner, or group workout programs that match the needs and goals of clients. 
  • Instruct clients on basic exercise physiology and inform them as to proper lifting and exercise techniques. 
  • Provide all the necessary information, techniques, and proper procedures for working out and helping patrons stay active and healthy.
  • Enforce facility and program policies.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing comprehensive, customized exercise programs.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • Knowledge of strength & aerobic training, flexibility, exercise selection & training intensity and duration.
  • Good communication skills. 
  • National fitness certification (NASM, ACSM, ACE, ISSA, AFAA).
  • Adult CPR/AED.

Hourly rate: $15.00 | personal_training_1_job_description.pdf

RecSports Officials & Scorekeepers

Officials

  • Officiate intramural games including Flag Football, Basketball, Softball, Soccer, and many more.
  • Responsible for game management, displaying strong communication skills, and demonstrating high knowledge of the rules.
  • Officials are expected to provide customer service to the participants and enforce game rules in order to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for the participants.
  • Officials are expected to have a moderate level of physical fitness to endure the physical demands of the game while maintaining a high level of focus throughout the entirety of the game.
  • No prior experience is required, but a strong interest in sports is encouraged and attendance at trainings are mandatory.

Scorekeepers

  • Keep score and statistics of intramural games including Flag Football, Basketball, Softball, Soccer and many more.
  • Assist with data recording and entry, facility management, and serve as positive brand ambassadors for the intramural sports program with high levels of customer service and enthusiasm for recreational sports.
  • Scorekeepers are expected to be familiar with program policies and basic rules knowledge to assist with game management.
  • No prior experience is required, but a strong interest in sports is encouraged and attendance at trainings are mandatory.

Hourly rate: $7.25

Lifeguards

Details coming soon!

Climbing Wall

Positions not currently available.