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Student Employment Opportunities with Campus Rec

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Student Employment

To Apply:

  1. Prepare to submit your resume and cover letter.
  2. Complete the campus recreation job application below.

Job Position Descriptions

Aquatics

Lifeguard

Purpose

The primary responsibility as a lifeguard is to prevent drowning and other injuries from occurring. Candidates must be able to ensure the safety of patrons by minimizing or eliminating hazardous situations or behaviors. This person will need to be able to solve on-the-job issues by utilizing effective critical thinking and decisionmaking skills and possess the ability to work with diverse populations. Lifeguards must be able to enforce pool policies and be able to communicate effectively why policies are in place.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Required.
  • Current CPR/ First Aid/AED Certifications Required.
  • Must be a UNLV student and available to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week.
  • Minimum GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 2.0 Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Physical Demands

  • Ability to react to emergency situations by quick movements, strenuous activity, and on occasion assist or lift persons in distress of varying weights.
  • Required to remain alert to dangerous situations while sitting, standing or walking for various lengths of time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous lifeguarding experience.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Recognize and respond effectively in emergency situations by activating the Emergency Action Plan (EAP).
  • Actively guards and scan the pool area at all times; refrains from socializing while guarding.
  • Communicate and enforce all CRS and pool policies and rules in a personable and professional manner.
  • Dress and appearance are consistent with SRWC standards including wearing your swimsuit, guard shirt, whistle and tube while on duty.
  • Conduct pool inspections and complete pool chemical logs and report imbalances or concerns to the supervisor.
  • Proper radio protocol and response in a timely manner, includes radio communication to the front desk, building managers, and direct supervisors.
  • Record daily participation numbers and complete daily cleaning assignments.
  • Attend and participate in regular in-service trainings.
  • Provide a welcoming environment for all patrons.
  • Document any incidents and/or injuries.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work space
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Staff Development:

  • Must act and represent CRS in a positive and professional manner
  • Maintain a standard of performance on daily tasks.
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings for all areas necessary.
  • Maintain communication with other Aquatics Team members and your supervisors.
  • Communicate clear and concise information as needed to patrons, students, emergency medical service personnel and police services.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and non-negotiables.

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to recognize and respond to emergencies through knowledge and application of lifeguard surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Ability to enforce pool policies while providing a high level of customer service to students, faculty/staff, and community members.
  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manages their time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Arrives prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrates service excellence.
  • Able to assess a situation and make an informed decision independently.
  • Ability to work as a team with other lifeguards, facility staff and management.
  • Positively promotes UNLV and CRS to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Evaluation will be based on self, peer and supervisory evaluations. 

Pay Rate: $12.75 per hour
Minimum Hours: 10-15 hour per week

Lifeguard Instructor

Purpose

Under the direction of the Program Coordinator for Aquatics, and consistent with the Campus Recreational Service’s mission, the lifeguard instructor is responsible for the instruction, leadership, supervision, control, and safety of all class participants. The lifeguard instructor is responsible for the appearance, presentation, and working order of all materials and equipment used for lifeguard instruction. It is the lifeguard instructor's responsibility to observe and direct all class participants, and to provide feedback and appropriate correction as instructed or included in the job description.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Required. 
  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification Required. 
  • Current CPR/ First Aid/AED Certifications Required.
  • Must be a UNLV student. 
  • Minimum GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 2.0 Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Physical Demands

  • Ability to react to emergency situations by quick movements, strenuous activity, and on occasion assist or lift persons in distress of varying weights.
  • Required to remain alert to dangerous situations while sitting, standing or walking for various lengths of time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous Lifeguard instruction experience.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans and organizes personal class teaching outlines, methods and goals that support the general teaching outlines provided by the American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR programs. 
  • Ability to adapt your teaching approach to match the experience and abilities of the participants. 
  • Organizes and directs activities of assigned participants in order to provide a high level of quality instruction for all students. 
  • Ensures that all class students are registered and on the class roster prior to beginning class
  • Resolves simple public complaints in matters related to instruction and refers other complaints to the supervisor.
  • Enforces pool safety standards and facility operational rules for all individuals using the facilities. 
  • Helps organize and assists in the development of special programs, activities or instruction. 
  • Completes and submits records and documentation of completed classes to the Aquatics supervisor and the American Red Cross office.
  • Works with the Aquatics supervisor on an on-going basis to upgrade, improve and refine individual teaching skills related to teaching effective American Red Cross courses. 
  • Performs related duties as required.

Staff Development:

  • Must act and represent CRS in a positive and professional manner
  • Maintain outstanding aquatic skills and proficiency.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with adults.
  • Ability to remain alert, attentive, and responsible.
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings for all areas necessary.
  • Maintain communication with other Aquatics Team members and your supervisors.
  • Communicate clear and concise information to students, parents and guardians.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and non-negotiables

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to put an emphasis on critical lifesaving skills.
  • Ability to control a classroom and give constructive feedback.
  • Ability to empower participants so they can be confident in rescue skills.
  • Foreseeing difficulties in training materials and taking steps to minimize them before participants begin the course.
  • Ensuring that there are lifeguards on duty during trainings.
  • Knowing how to use course materials and training equipment safely and effectively.
  • Ability to inform participants about knowledge and skill evaluation procedures and course completing requirements.
  • Ability to submit the required course documents according to Red Cross procedural guidelines within the specified time frame.
  • Ability to enforce pool policies while providing a high level of customer service to participants.
  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all participants and CRS staff.
  • Arrives prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrates service excellence.
  • Positively promotes UNLV and CRS to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Transferable Skills

  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Understanding and appreciation for human differences
  • Effective leadership
  • Adaptation to unique circumstances
  • Customer Service

Evaluation will be based on self, peer and supervisory evaluations.

Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour
Minimum Hours: Varies

Water Safety Instructor

Purpose

The purpose of being a Water Safety Instructor is to teach people how to be safe in, on and or around water and to teach people of all ages and varying abilities how to swim. Using a logical progression, the instructor will cover the knowledge and skills needed for aquatic skill development, which in turn, leads to safer and better swimmers. This position is responsible for planning, organizing and providing quality swimming and water safety instruction.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification Required.
  • Current CPR/ First Aid/AED Certifications Required.
  • Must be a UNLV student and available to work during Learn to Swim sessions and take initiative to pick up private lessons.
  • Minimum GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 2.0 Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Physical Demands

  • Ability to react to emergency situations by quick movements, strenuous activity, and on occasion assist or lift persons in distress of varying weights.
  • Required to remain alert to dangerous situations while sitting, standing or walking for various lengths of time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous water safety instruction experience. 

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans and organizes personal class teaching outlines, methods and goals that support the general teaching outlines provided by the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program.
  • Ability to adapt your teaching approach to match the experience and abilities of the participants.
  • Organizes and directs activities of assigned students in order to provide a high level of quality instruction for all students.
  • Ensures that all class students are registered and on the class roster prior to beginning class
  • Are on a first-name personalized basis in meaningful instruction for the duration of the session
  • Establishes positive public relations with parents/guardians of class students helping them recognize and understand swimming developments and achievements.
  • Resolves simple public complaints in matters related to swimming instruction and refers other complaints to the supervisor.
  • Enforces pool safety standards and facility operational rules for all individuals using the facilities.
  • Helps organize and assists in the development of special programs, activities or instruction.
  • Completes and submits records and documentation of completed lessons to the Aquatics supervisor and the American Red Cross office.
  • Works with the Aquatics supervisor on an on-going basis to upgrade, improve and refine individual teaching skills related to teaching effective swimming lessons to various age groups and various skill levels.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Staff Development:

  • Must act and represent CRS in a positive and professional manner
  • Maintain outstanding aquatic skills and proficiency.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults.
  • Ability to remain alert, attentive, and responsible.
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings for all areas necessary.
  • Maintain communication with other Aquatics Team members and your supervisors.
  • Communicate clear and concise information to students, parents and guardians.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and non-negotiables

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to put an emphasis on water safety and drowning prevention as the basis of swimming and water recreation.
  • Ability to optimize swim skills so that participants can achieve success at regular intervals.
  • Foreseeing hazards and taking steps to control them before participants step into the water.
  • Ensuring that there are lifeguards on duty during swim lessons.
  • Knowing how to use course materials and training equipment safely and effectively.
  • Ability to inform participants and/or their parents about knowledge and skill evaluation procedures and course completing requirements.
  • Ability to submit the required course documents according to Red Cross procedural guidelines within the specified time frame.
  • Ability to enforce pool policies while providing a high level of customer service to participants.
  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all participants and CRS staff.
  • Arrives prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrates service excellence.
  • Positively promotes UNLV and CRS to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Evaluation will be based on self, peer and supervisory evaluations.

Pay Rate: $13.25 per hour
Minimum Hours: Varies. Teaching at least one LTS session each semester is required. Private lesson hours vary

Outdoor Adventures

Trip Leader

Purpose

This position works collaboratively with the Outdoor Adventures Team and may have the responsibility of leading and/or assisting various outdoor trips including but not limited to: backpacking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, skiing/snowboarding, hiking, surfing, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and camping. This person will provide programming for those that are 18 years or older, with varying abilities and skills, that are part of the UNLV community. By offering a variety of programs, we hope to champion the idea of Leave No Trace, as well as teach outdoor ethics, desert survival, and fun outdoor recreation outlets. The Trip Leader must be able to work with diverse populations and demonstrate cultural competence while representing CRS. While being a Trip Leader requires a time commitment, it is rewarding job where you will meet great people, learn and develop technical and relational skills, and explore unique places!

Minimum Qualifications 

  • General outdoor interest
  • Must be at least 18 years old and an UNLV enrolled student in 6 credits or more.
  • Must attend all Instructor Training workshops/trips
  • Must have a current driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Variety of outdoor experience
  • Strong leadership and group facilitation skills.
  • Technical knowledge with outdoor equipment.
  • Previous experience driving 12 – 15 passenger vans.
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder Certification

Certification Requirement

  • American Red Cross certifications in CPR, First Aid, and AED - full cost covered by the department
  • 12 Passenger Van Driver Safety Training
  • Wilderness First Aid Certification (must be achieved within 3 months from hire) – full cost covered by the department

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain safety of all trips as the number one priority
  • Share the responsibility with driving and co-piloting a 12 passenger van
  • Respond to and follow all risk management/emergency procedures
  • Attend to any emotional or medical needs of trip participants as the first responder
  • Assist in the planning and development of trips/clinics/classes
  • Plan and prepare to lead and guide day, weekend and extended trips, events, clinics and classes
  • Prepare thorough trip planning documentation
  • Prepare alternate plans for trips in the event unpredictable circumstances arise
  • Organize meal plans for trip participants which should include specific dietary needs
  • Use the department p-card to purchase food and supplies for each trip
  • Reconcile receipts and purchases (gas, food, permits, etc.)
  • Must be willing to learn, have a strong desire to work outdoors in all types of weather, and have a high level of professionalism.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and have sound judgment
  • Work well with peers and colleagues to establish a team environment on trips and in the office
  • Ability to resolve conflict in an effective manner
  • Possess group management and risk management skills
  • Conduct pre-trip/event meetings with participants
  • Ability to develop participant’s skills and comfort level in a variety of outdoor settings
  • Ability to empower and challenge all participants to reach beyond their personal limits
  • Provide environmental awareness for all participants
  • Assist in promoting and advertising all Outdoor Adventures and Campus Recreation events
  • Maintain, clean, organize, and repair Outdoor Rental Equipment
  • Provide positive public relations, program promotion and policy education
  • Assist and perform pre- and post-trip logistics and administrative tasks
  • Scout, inspect and prepare trip locations/sites and necessary equipment
  • Maintain files on each event/trip/clinic
  • Assist in developing an outdoor resource library
  • Submit Incident/Injury report forms with appropriate documentation in timely manner
  • Adhere to all UNLV and Campus Recreation policies and procedures on and off campus during all trips/clinics/classes
  • Stay current on outdoor trends and practices
  • Attend all mandatory meetings
  • Complete and submit End-of-the-Semester reports in a timely manner
  • Provide a friendly, upbeat and customer service oriented environment at all times
  • Adhere to all Campus Recreational Services guidelines
  • Able to shadow several trips as a Trip Leader in Training after completing the Trip Leader Training.
  • Other duties as assigned

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to successfully complete Wilderness First Aid and CPR, American Red Cross Professional CPR
  • Certification, Van Safety Training, and Blood Bourne Pathogens.
  • Ability to develop future leadership skills and responsibility within the OA trips program.
  • Ability to utilize time management skills to prioritize tasks and responsibilities in a timely manner.
  • Ability to identify personal strengths and areas that need improvement.
  • Present information verbally in one-on-one settings and small groups.
  • Ability to identify how others might be affected by the decisions you make.
  • Positively promotes UNLV and CRS to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus in order to develop an affinity to UNLV and CRS for yourself and the patrons.
  • Awareness of how personal actions and decisions might impact the surrounding environment.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Leadership & Group Facilitation Skills
  • Problem Solving & Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Organizational Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Communication Skills
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Professional Development

Evaluation will be based on self, peer and supervisory evaluations.

Reports to: Campus Recreation Management (in order) 
1. Outdoor Adventure Program Coordinator 
2. Associate Director for Recreation Programs Outdoor and Aquatics
3. Director of Campus Recreation
 
Pay Rate:  $10.50 per hour in the office and $12.50 per hour for outdoor trip work (differs by trip)
Minimum hours you must be available to work: 10 per week

Rental Attendant

Purpose

This position is responsible for the daily rental operations for the Outdoor Adventures Program, which includes taking reservations and preparing outgoing equipment orders.This person must be able to demonstrate effective decision-making and critical thinking skills to ensure the best customer service and safety for patrons by maintaining, cleaning, organizing, and repairing Outdoor Rental Equipment. Individuals must have general knowledge about outdoor equipment and be able to work collaboratively with the Outdoor Adventures Team. Outdoor Rental Equipment is not only sought out by the UNLV community, but from  visitors worldwide. This individual must be able to effectively communicate with diverse populations, demonstrate a positive and welcoming environment, and demonstrate cultural competence while representing CRS.

Minimum Qualifications

  • General knowledge about outdoor equipment
  • Customer service experience
  • Valid Drivers License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the use and care of outdoor camping equipment, backpacking gear, and canoe/kayak gear

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to successfully complete American Red Cross Professional CPR Certification - full cost covered by the department
  • Ability to successfully complete Blood Bourne Pathogen, and other trainings required. 
  • Provide educational information in regards to the equipment usage and features
  • Understand and represent the mission of the Outdoor Adventures Program
  • Receive and process Outdoor Equipment Reservations
  • Assist participants with signing up for Outdoor Adventures Trips
  • Complete all transactions using RecTrac software and reconcile shift transactions and deposit after each shift
  • Provide positive and accurate information on all Outdoor Adventure Programs
  • Maintain, clean, organize, and repair Outdoor Rental Equipment
  • Accurately track the usage of equipment to ensure repairs and/or replacements occur in a timely manner
  • Have outdoor rental reservation items pulled and available for customers upon their arrival
  • Ensure that all returned items are clean and in working condition before placing them back in the closet
  • Assist in promoting all Outdoor Adventures events
  • Must display good judgment, think independently, and make sound decisions
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed
  • Provide program promotion and policy education
  • Provide a friendly, upbeat and customer service oriented environment at all times
  • Effectively communicate when working with patrons, staff, and supervisors.
  • Positively promote UNLV and CRS to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus.
  • Carry yourself in a professional manner and displays a positive attitude.
  • Follow policies and procedures, arrived prepared and on time, and consistently demonstrates service excellence
  • Promote UNLV community and general public the exciting opportunities that the Outdoor
  • Adventure program has to offer, such as trips and equipment rentals
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings
  • May be asked to work nights and weekends
  • Adhere to all CRS guidelines

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to identify clarifying questions to ask during conversations.
  • Ability to analyze information from multiple sources and perspectives.
  • Ability to determine an action plan in order to achieve a goal or outcome.
  • Ability to utilize time management skills that will help prioritize tasks and responsibilities in a timely manner
  • Ability to accept people unlike yourself.
  • Ability to appreciate “going the extra mile” to ensure a guest has a valuable experience

Transferrable Skills:

  • Communication and Listening Skills
  • Problem Solving & Critical Thinking 
  • Working Independently and with a Team
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Professional Development
  • Organizational Skills
  • Time/Self-Management
  • Customer Service

Evaluation will be based on self, peer and supervisory evaluations.

Reports to: Campus Recreation Management (in order) 
1. Outdoor Adventure Program Coordinator 
2. Associate Director for Recreation Programs Outdoor and Aquatics
3. Director of Campus Recreation
 
Pay Rate: $10.50 per hour
Minimum hours you must be available to work: 10 hours per week

Route Setter – Bouldering Wall

Purpose

This position is responsible stripping holds, cleaning holds and setting new boulder problems on the boulder wall located at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC). This position will be responsible for instructing patrons on various bouldering workshops as assigned. This person must be able to demonstrate effective decision-making and critical thinking skills to ensure the best setting of boulder problems while using industry safety techniques. Individuals must have general knowledge of boulder wall setting and be able to work collaboratively with the Outdoor Adventures Setting Team. This individual must be able to effectively communicate with diverse populations, demonstrate a positive and welcoming environment, and demonstrate cultural competence while representing Campus Recreation Services (CRS).

Minimum Qualifications 

  • General rock climbing experience
  • Must attend all setting trainings
  • Hard work ethic and ability to think outside of the box
  • Must follow all safety policies when setting problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous indoor rock climbing setting experience 
  • Active rock climber
  • Able to set boulder problems in a timely and efficient manner

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Strip holds using an impact driver, clean holds using a pressure washer, then setting new boulder problems using an impact driver.
  • Setters will work as a team and utilize each other to forerun boulder problems to ensure safety and quality of the boulder problem
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workspace
  • Maintain, clean, inspect climbing holds, volumes and hardware
  • Report any damages to bouldering wall, holds and equipment to supervisor
  • Assist in promoting all Outdoor Adventures events
  • Must display good judgement, think independently and make sound decisions
  • Understand and represent the mission of the Outdoor Adventures Program and CRS
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed
  • Provide a friendly, upbeat and customer service oriented environment at all times
  • Effectively communicate when working with patrons, staff and supervisors
  • Carry yourself in a professional manner and displays a positive attitude
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings and trainings
  • Adhere to all CRS guidelines

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to identify clarifying questions to ask during conversations
  • Ability to analyze information from multiple sources and perspectives
  • Ability to continually educate self on bike mechanics by watching instructive videos
  • Ability to determine an action plan in order to achieve a goal or outcome
  • Ability to utilize time management skills that will help prioritize tasks and responsibilities in a timely manner
  • Ability to accept people unlike yourself
  • Ability to appreciate “going the extra mile” to ensure a guest has a valuable experience

Transferrable Skills:

  • Communication and Listening Skills
  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
  • Working Independently and with a Team
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Professional Development
  • Organizational Skills
  • Time/Self-Management
  • Customer Service

Evaluation will be based on self, peer and supervisory evaluations.

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour
Minimum hours you must be available to work: 10 hours per week

Bike Shop Technician

Purpose

This position is responsible for the daily bike rental/repair operations for the Outdoor Adventures Program, which includes inspecting bikes for patrons, presenting a quote for repairs and repairing/ tuning the bike for the patron. Another aspect of this position is to assist patrons in daily rental operations of mountain bikes and to assess the bike before/after the rental transaction. This person must be able to demonstrate effective decision-making and critical thinking skills to ensure the best customer service and safety for patrons by maintaining, cleaning, organizing, and repairing bikes. Individuals must have general knowledge of bike maintenance and be able to work collaboratively with the Outdoor Adventures and Facilities Attendant Team. This individual must be able to effectively communicate with diverse populations, demonstrate a positive and welcoming environment, and demonstrate cultural competence while representing Campus Recreation Services (CRS).

Minimum Qualifications

  • General bike mechanic interest 
  • Must attend all mechanic trainings 
  • Customer service experience 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous bike shop mechanic experience 
  • Active bike rider 
  • Able to perform bike repairs efficiently and adequately

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide customer service through: interacting with patrons, providing accurate quotes with repairs and tuning of patron’s personal bikes 
  • Respond to patrons ringing the bike shop doorbell in a timely manner 
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workspace 
  • Assist patrons with mountain bike rentals 
  • Maintain, clean, inspect and repair mountain bike rentals before and after rental process 
  • Report low inventory to supervisor for reordering purposes 
  • Assist in promoting all Outdoor Adventures events 
  • Must display good judgement, think independently and make sound decisions 
  • Understand and represent the mission of the Outdoor Adventures Program and CRS 
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed 
  • Provide a friendly, upbeat and customer service oriented environment at all times 
  • Effectively communicate when working with patrons, staff and supervisors 
  • Carry yourself in a professional manner and displays a positive attitude 
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings and trainings 
  • Adhere to all CRS guidelines

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to identify clarifying questions to ask during conversations 
  • Ability to analyze information from multiple sources and perspectives 
  • Ability to continually educate self on bike mechanics by watching instructive videos 
  • Ability to determine an action plan in order to achieve a goal or outcome 
  • Ability to utilize time management skills that will help prioritize tasks and responsibilities in a timely manner 
  • Ability to accept people unlike yourself 
  • Ability to appreciate “going the extra mile” to ensure a guest has a valuable experience

Transferrable Skills:

  • Communication and Listening Skills 
  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking 
  • Working Independently and with a Team 
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Professional Development 
  • Organizational Skills 
  • Time/Self-Management 
  • Customer Service

Evaluation will be based on self, peer and supervisory evaluations.

Pay Rate: $12.50 per hour
Minimum hours you must be available to work: 10 hours per week

Facilities

Facility Attendant

Purpose

This position is responsible for the daily front desk operations of CRS. Candidates must be able to demonstrate effective decision-making and critical thinking skills to ensure the best customer service and safety for patrons. Individuals must be assertively friendly and have a working knowledge about facilities and services provided to members and must take pride in the quality of their work by demonstrating effective communication and initiative. Individuals must also be able to work with diverse populations and demonstrate cultural competence while representing CRS. Collaboration and ability to work closely with others is required for success in this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Customer Service Experience.
  • Cash Handling Experience.
  • RecTrac Software Experience.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage entrance into the SRWC, with card swipe into RecTrac Software.
  • Enforce all policies of CRS.
  • Maintain cleanliness of SRWC front desk area.
  • Check-out and check-in equipment from equipment room, using RecTrac Software.
  • Wash and fold towels.
  • Record racquetball reservations.
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start of scheduled shift (except where otherwise stated).
  • Dress and appearance are consistent with CRS standards.
  • Answer guest questions regarding CRS facilities, programs, and services by phone and in-person.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of RecTrac.
  • Handle all cash transactions.
  • Familiarize themselves with and sell all items in the Pro-Shop.
  • Reconcile shift cash transactions and deposit after each shift.
  • Maintain communication with other CRS facility team members in regards to schedule conflicts and any and all work related issues.
  • Report any discrepancies to the Graduate Assistant, Facilities or Facility Coordinator Memberships and Facility Operations.
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Maintain a standard of performance on daily tasks.
  • Check email and WhenToWork on a daily basis.
  • Adhere to all CRS guidelines.

Criteria for Success 

  • Ability to assess situations and make informed decisions.
  • Follows policies and procedures, arrived prepared and on time, and consistently demonstrates service excellence.
  • Carries themselves in a professional manner and displays a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrates effective communication when working with patrons, staff, and supervisors.
  • Positively promotes UNLV and CRS to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Time Management
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Solving
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Work Independently and with a Team
  • Work in a Fast Paced Environment

Evaluation will be based on self, peer, and supervisory evaluations.

Pay Rate: $10.50 per hour
Minimum Hours: 10 per week

Building Manager

Purpose

This position is responsible for daily operations of the SRWC while on shift. Candidates must be able to solve on-the-job issues by utilizing effective critical thinking and decision-making skills. This person will enforce all building policies and be able to communicate to a diverse group of patrons why the policies are in place. A Building Manager is responsible for the supervision of all student employees and will act as an effective leader and mentor to the employees.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have one semester of student employment experience within Campus Recreation at the SRWC in any area (facilities, intramurals, sport clubs, fitness, aquatics).
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certifications Required.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week.
  • Minimum GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 2.0 Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of student employment experience within Campus Recreation at the SRWC in any area (facilities, intramurals, sport clubs, fitness, aquatics).
  • Experience with Rec Trac or a point of sale software program.
  • Experience in multiple positions in Campus Recreation.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Act in the role of a supervisor on duty for the facility.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work space.
  • Arrive at least fifteen minutes prior to scheduled shift.
  • Assist any and all Student Recreation and Wellness Center staff when needed.
  • Responsible for the opening and closing of the SRWC facility.
  • Cash handling and backup to the Cash Drawer Attendant.
  • Dress and appearance are consistent with SRWC standards including wearing a med-pack at all times.
  • Knowledge of all programs, services, and facilities of the SRWC including Rebel Wellness Zone, Fitness, Intramurals, Sport Clubs and Aquatics.
  • Provide tours of the facility upon request of potential members, students, etc.
  • Knowledge of computer software, including Rec Trac, When-to-Work, Time Clock Plus, Google Docs, Gmail.
  • Knowledge of all equipment and equipment set-up and tear-down throughout building for Special Events, Tournaments and Open Recreation requests. (volleyball, badminton, floor hockey, table tennis).
  • First responder to all SRWC emergencies, including preparation of paper work after emergencies.
  • Act in a professional manner by upholding SRWC policy when involved in conflict management with patrons, students and staff.
  • Proper radio protocol and response in a timely manner, includes radio communication to SRWC, Wellness and Custodial Staff.
  • Supervise all on-shift staff members in all SRWC managed spaces (including IM fields).

Staff Development

  • Must act as a role model for fellow staff members.
  • Maintain a standard of performance on daily tasks.
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings for all areas necessary.
  • Maintain communication with other Campus Recreational Services Team members regarding positive recognition, performance reviews, substitution, and schedule conflicts.
  • Communicate clear and concise information as needed to patrons, students, emergency medical service personnel and police services.
  • Practice peer education to develop student staff growth and success.
  • Assist with hiring and training of all new Building Managers.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and non-negotiables.

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manages their time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Follows policies and procedure, arrives prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrates service excellence.
  • Able to assess a situation and make an informed decision independently.
  • Acts in a professional manner and serves as a role model and mentor for CRS staff.
  • Positively promotes UNLV and CRS to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Time Management
  • Ability to Delegate
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Solving
  • Staff Supervision
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Work Independently and with a Team
  • Work in a fast-paced environment

Evaluation will be based on self, peer and supervisory evaluations.

Pay Rate: $12.25 per hour
Minimum Hours: 10-15 hour per week

Fitness & Group Fitness

Fitness Attendant

Purpose

This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations for the Fitness Program, which includes oversight and supervision of the fitness areas. This person must be able to demonstrate effective decision-making and critical thinking skills to ensure the best customer service and safety for patrons by educating patrons regarding policies, procedures and proper equipment usage, and provide general care and maintenance of equipment and facilities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently enrolled student of University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Personal commitment and interest to fitness and wellness
  • Ability to work at least 6 hours per week
  • Must be CPR/AED certified within the first 30 days of employment

Physical Requirements

  • Position requires ability to lift, push, and move equipment approximately 45 pounds in weight
  • Position requires being on your feet and walking

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the use and operations of various fitness equipment and exercises

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor members in designated areas of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center to ensure safety and well-being during participation
  • Utilize RecTrac software to check out equipment
  • Follow established work zone rotations to accomplish assigned tasks throughout facility
  • Clean and sanitize facility space and exercise equipment to provide a safe area
  • Educate patrons on Campus Recreational Services policies, enforcing them when required
  • Report injuries, incidents, member concerns, and feedback forms
  • Employ strong decision-making and conflict resolution skills with members when policies and/or procedures are violated, including hostile patrons.
  • Coordinate emergency and evacuation procedures that include care for injured, initiation of emergency action plan, notification of appropriate university and community authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Complete cleaning and inventory duties
  • Utilize When to Work to communicate work availability to supervisors and co-workers
  • Effectively use time-management skills for all shifts and essential functions
  • Conduct and perform Fitness Assessments
  • Arrive promptly for shifts, dressed in provided uniforms, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude
  • Attend all mandatory in-services and trainings
  • Provide customer service by assisting patrons via spotting, answering questions and demonstrations on fitness equipment
  • Follow procedures set for in the employee handbook, as well as all departmental and university policies

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedure, arrive prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrate service excellence.
  • Ability to work with others and collaborate.
  • Ability to be effective in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to understand and appreciate human differences including race, ethnicity, ability, religion, age, class, educational level, size and appearance. Language and marital status.
  • Ability to assess a situation and make well informed decisions independently.
  • Ability to positively promote UNLV and CRS to peers/patrons and take initiative to be involved throughout campus.
  • Ability to provide superior customer services through all interactions.

Transferable Skills:

  • Communication and Listening Skills
  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
  • Working Independently and with a Team
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Professional Development
  • Organizational Skills
  • Time/Self-Management
  • Customer Service
  • Health & Wellness

Evaluations will be based on self, peer, and supervisory.

Pay Rate: $10.50 per hour
Minimum Hours: 10-15 hour per week

UNLV Wellness Zone Office Attendant

Purpose

This position is responsible for completing administrative duties in the Student Wellness Zone. Wellness Zone Attendants are trained students who work the front desk of the Student wellness Zone to provide positive experiences to those who utilize this area. The Wellness Zone Attendant is responsible for standard office and receptionist duties including filing, data entry, scheduling appointments, cash handling, cleaning and organizing the office space.

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently enrolled student of University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Customer Service Experience
  • Ability to use various computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc. 
  • Must be CPR/AED certified within the first 30 days of employment

Preferred Qualifications 

  •  Ability to work independently

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Staff the Wellness Zone desk, serve as a resource for students, staff/faculty, and members while conducting various administrative duties
  • Provide and perform fitness testing services to walk-in customers including, BMI readings, body fat percentage, height and weight, etc. while working at the desk
  • Track walk-in customers and maintain records while working at the Wellness Desk
  • Utilize When to Work to communicate work availability to supervisors and co-workers
  • Effectively use time-management skills for all shifts and essential functions
  • Conduct and perform Fitness Assessments
  • Arrive promptly for shifts, dressed in provided uniforms, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude
  • Attend all mandatory in-services and trainings
  • Follow procedures set for in the employee handbook, as well as all departmental and university policies

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedure, arrive prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrate service excellence.
  • Ability to work with others and collaborate.
  • Ability to be effective in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to understand and appreciate human differences including race, ethnicity, ability, religion, age, class, educational level, size appearance. Language and marital status.
  • Ability to assess a situation and make well informed decisions independently.
  • Ability to positively promote UNLV and CRS to peers/patrons and take initiative to be involved throughout campus.
  • Ability to provide superior customer services through all interactions

Transferrable Skills:

  • Communication and Listening Skills
  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
  • Working Independently and with a Team
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Professional Development
  • Organizational Skills
  • Time/Self-Management
  • Customer Service
  • Health & Wellness

Evaluations will be based on self, peer, and supervisory.

Pay Rate: $10.50 per hour 
Minimum Hours: 10-15 hour per week

Personal Trainer

Purpose

This position is responsible for providing personalized training sessions to help clients reach specific goals. Personal Trainers will need to have experience conducting fitness assessments and know how to design and implement progressive training sessions. Outstanding time management and customer service skills are also desired.

Level 1 Personal Trainer Job Requirements

  • Currently enrolled student at the University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Successfully complete in-house training demonstrating skills and knowledge required by fitness program
  • Must be CPR/AED certified within the first 30 days of employment

Level 2 Personal Trainer Job Requirements

  • Currently enrolled student at the University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Maintain nationally accredited Personal Training certification
  • Must be CPR/AED certified within the first 30 days of employment
  • Position requires ability to lift, push, and move equipment approximately 45 pounds in weight

Physical Requirements

  • Position requires ability to lift, push, and move equipment approximately 45 pounds in weight  
  • Position require being on your feet and walking

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Personal Training experience preferred but not required
  • Organization skills and ability to maintain a neat presentation of the fitness floors
  • Possess an enthusiastic, passionate, friendly and ambitious personality.
  • Conduct fitness consultations and assessments.
  • Monitoring and educating client during workout sessions.
  • Ensure safe and effective use of equipment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Meeting active clients by managing time and meeting set schedules

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Protect the safety and well-being of each client, while providing the best customer service possible
  • Provide clients with the safest and most effective wellness program to help them achieve their fitness goals
  • Greet clients warmly and enthusiastically to create and maintain an atmosphere that cultivates long-term participation
  • Create customized workout programs based on initial client goals, assessing progress periodically, and modifying workout programs to progress to reach goals
  • Perform physiological assessments/functional movement screenings as directed/needed
  • Enter and update appointment statuses and packages daily on Appointment Plus software in order to track each client’s number of sessions
  • Receive daily communications about potential clients and weekly area updates and respond within established timeframe
  • Seek to increase retention rates and foster client satisfaction and loyalty through service and promotion
  • Inspire and motivate each client to achieve his or her individual fitness goals
  • Ensure the gym equipment is in good working condition and report issues to your supervisor promptly
  • Attend all mandatory in-services and trainings
  • Communicate work availability to supervisors each semester
  • Understand warm-up and cool-down period with activating/stretching of all involved major muscle groups
  • Understand training principles, progressions, adaptations, and basic human anatomy and physiology in order to create effective wellness programs for clients
  • Demonstrate the proper use of exercise equipment in the fitness center
  • Understand and adapt to work with populations at all fitness levels
  • Demonstrate and educate clients on proper body mechanics, contraindications, progressions and modifications
  • Coordinate emergency and evacuation procedures that include care for injured, initiation of emergency action plan, notification of appropriate university personnel and community authorities, and completion 
  • of paperwork
  • Arrive early for client sessions, dressed in provided uniforms, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude
  • Follow procedures set forth in the employee handbook, as well as all departmental and university policies

Job Expectations:

  • Ensure the gym equipment is in good working condition and report issues to your supervisor promptly
  • Attend all mandatory in-services and trainings
  • Communicate work availability to supervisors each semester
  • Understand warm-up and cool-down period with activating/stretching of all involved major muscle groups
  • Understand training principles, progressions, adaptations, and basic human anatomy and physiology in order to create effective wellness programs for clients
  • Demonstrate the proper use of exercise equipment in the fitness center
  • Understand and adapt to work with populations at all fitness levels
  • Demonstrate and educate clients on proper body mechanics, contraindications, progressions and modifications
  • Coordinate emergency and evacuation procedures that include care for injured, initiation of emergency action plan, notification of appropriate university personnel and community authorities, and completion of paperwork
  • Arrive early for client sessions, dressed in provided uniforms, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude
  • Follow procedures set forth in the employee handbook, as well as all departmental and university policies

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to establish meaningful relationships.
  • Ability to plan and organize to overcome any obstacles.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedure, arrive prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrate service excellence.
  • Ability to maintain personal wellness in making lifelong healthy choices and continuing to learn to meet ones physical, nutritional and emotional needs.
  • Ability to assess a situation and make well informed decisions independently.
  • Ability to positively promote UNLV and CRS to peers/patrons and take initiative to be involved throughout campus.
  • Ability to modify exercises pertaining to the different fitness levels of all clients.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Communication and Listening Skills
  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
  • Working Independently and with a Team 
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Professional Development 
  • Organizational Skills
  • Time/Self-Management
  • Customer Service
  • Health & Wellness

Evaluations will be based on self, peer, and supervisory.

Pay Rate: $12.00 - $14.50 per hour (based on certification level)
Minimum Hours: 5-20 hour per week

Group Fitness Instructor

Purpose

Group fitness instructors will lead members, in a group environment, though safe and effective fitness classes for Campus Recreational Services. This position is responsible for providing group exercise fitness instruction and supervision in variety of formats. Candidates must be able to instruct multiple fitness levels and ensure the safety of all patrons in the class. This person will enforce all building policies pertaining to group exercise and be able to communicate these to a diverse group of patrons why policies are in place. The instructor will serve as a resource to educate members on various aspects of fitness and wellness and are responsible in ensuring that safety of the members is not compromised. A group fitness instructor will act as a role model and resource for all patrons and staff.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have completed level 1 Fit Training Course OR
  • Must have a current nationally recognized fitness certification in Group Fitness

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications Required (upon one semester of hire date)
  • Must be available to teach a minimum of 2 classes per week

Preferred Qualifications

  • Flexible availability to teach throughout the day
  • Passion to teach college students in a university setting

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Instruct a variety of group exercise classes.
  • Knowledge of fitness equipment and exercises.
  • Provide patrons with a detailed individualized workout program based on their fitness results.
  • Act in a professional manner by upholding SRWC policy when involved in conflict management with patrons, students and staff.
  • Attend all monthly mandatory meetings and semester trainings.
  • Arriving to class 15 minutes early to prepare and set up.
  • Communication to Building Managers and Pro Staff about cancelled or postponed classes.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and tidiness of the room and equipment.
  • Actively marketing and promoting other group fitness classes and programs. 
  • Provide mentorship and instruction during fit training.

Staff Development: 

  • Maintain a standard of performance on daily tasks.
  • Build relationships with patrons and participants.
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings for all areas necessary.
  • Maintain communication with other Campus Recreational Services Team members regarding positive recognition, performance reviews, substitution, and schedule conflicts.
  • Communicate clear and concise information as needed to patrons, students, and emergency medical service personnel and police services.
  • Continuing education through trainings and offered certification courses.
  • Practice peer education to develop student staff growth and success.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and non-negotiable.

Criteria for Success 

Group Fitness Instructors will be evaluated on their performance each semester. The staff evaluation process consists of a self-evaluation, peer evaluation, and supervisor evaluation. The staff evaluation measures the following objectives:

  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to be effective in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to establish meaningful relationships.
  • Ability to plan and organize to overcome obstacles.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedure, arrive prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrate service excellence.
  • Ability to maintain personal wellness in making lifelong healthy choices and continuing to learn to meet ones physical, nutritional and emotional needs.
  • Ability to assess a situation and make well informed decisions independently.
  • Ability to positively promote UNLV and CRS to peers/patrons and take initiative to be involved throughout campus.
  • Ability to understand and appreciate human differences including race, ethnicity, ability, religion, age, class, educational level, size appearance. Language and marital status.
  • Ability to modify exercises and techniques for all fitness levels in the class.

Transferable Skills

  • Teaching a group of patrons
  • Patron Supervision
  • Oral and Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Policy Enforcement
  • First Aid/CPR/Responder
  • Public Speaking/Presenting
  • Time Management
  • Working with Diverse Populations
Pay Rate: $11.25 - $15.50 per hour (based off certifications)
Minimum Hours: 5-15 hour per week

Intramural Sports

Sports Official

Purpose

This position, under the direction of the Program Coordinator and Graduate Assistant for Intramural Sports, is responsible for officiating and assisting in the administration of all events of the Intramural Sports Program. Individuals holding this position must be able to solve on-the-job issues by utilizing effective critical thinking and decision-making skills. This person will enforce all program and building policies and be able to communicate to a diverse group of patrons why the policies are in place. The Intramural Sports Official is responsible for the effective in game operations on the field or court to which they are assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a current UNLV student enrolled in at least 6 credits.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
  • Must have open availability from 5-11pm Monday through Thursday. May require occasional weekend responsibilities.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. 
  • Must be able to continuously move and be on your feet for 3-4 hours a night.
  • Minimum GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 2.0 Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience participating in high school sports.
  • Experience officiating at any level.

Task

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Officiate various intramural sports and event.
  • Control each game by utilizing sport specific rules and knowledge to ensure proper administration of the rules and policies.
  • Arrive at least five minutes prior to scheduled shift.
  • Responsible for the set-up and tear down of the Intramural Sports events.
  • Dress and appearance are consistent with SRWC standards.
  • Act in a professional manner by upholding SRWC policy when involved in conflict management with patrons, students and staff.
  • Act as the first contact in the resolution of protests and conflicts that may arise during game play.
  • Ensure sportsmanlike conduct and provide written reports on all incidents and ejections witnessed.
  • Confer with Program Assistant to provide sportsmanship ratings.
  • Sign off on each score sheet after each game worked
  • Ensure playing area is always safe for competition.
  • Ensure participants and spectators are safe, in their designated areas, and acting appropriately.

Staff Development

  • Must act as a role model for fellow staff members both in work and play settings.
  • Maintain a standard of performance on daily tasks.
  • Attend all required staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Maintain communication with Intramural Sports Professional Staff members regarding positive recognition, performance reviews, substitution, and schedule conflicts.
  • Communicate clear and concise information as needed to patrons and fellow staff members.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and Intramural Sports policies.

Criteria for Success

Intramural Officials will be evaluated on their performance each semester. The staff evaluation process consists of a self-evaluation, peer evaluation, and supervisor evaluation. The staff evaluation measures the following objectives:

  • Ability to make sound judgments.
  • Ability to maintain composure and handle confrontation in high intensity situations.
  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedure, arrive prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrate service excellence.
  • Ability to assess a situation and make well informed decisions independently.
  • Ability to act in a professional manner and serve as a role model and mentor for CRS staff.
  • Ability to positively promote UNLV and CRS to peers/patrons and take initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Conflict Management
  • Communication (verbal)
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
Pay Rate: $12.00/hour
Minimum Hours: 10 hours per week

Program Assistant

Purpose

This position, under the direction of the Program Coordinator and Graduate Assistant for Intramural Sports, is responsible for assisting in daily operations of the Intramural Sports Program. Individuals holding this position must be able to solve on-the-job issues by utilizing effective critical thinking and decision-making skills. This person will enforce all program and building policies and be able to communicate to a diverse group of patrons why the policies are in place. The Intramural Program Assistant is responsible for the administrative aspect of all Intramural Sport events.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a current UNLV student enrolled in at least 6 credits.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certifications Required.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
  • Must have open availability from 5-11pm Monday through Thursday. May require occasional weekend responsibilities.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Minimum GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 2.0 Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience.
  • Previous high school sport participation.
  • Existing sport knowledge.
  • Organizational skills and penmanship

Task

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Keep scoring and timing for all intramural sports and events.
  • Arrive at least five minutes prior to scheduled shift.
  • Responsible for the set-up and tear down of the Intramural Sports events.
  • Primary person responsible for check-in of players and inspect for proper ID and uniform.
  • Dress and appearance are consistent with SRWC standards.
  • First responder to all Intramural Sports accidents and incidents, including preparation of paper work afterwards and any potential activation of the Emergency Action Plan.
  • Act in a professional manner by upholding SRWC policy when involved in conflict management with patrons, students and staff.
  • Proper radio protocol and response in a timely manner, includes radio communication to Building Managers and Professional Staff.
  • Ensure sportsmanlike conduct and provide written reports on all incidents and ejections witnessed.
  • Confer with field or court officials to provide sportsmanship ratings.
  • Ensure proper completion of all scoring documents including proper signatures.

Staff Development

  • Must act as a role model for fellow staff members both in work and play settings.
  • Maintain a standard of performance on daily tasks.
  • Attend regularly scheduled programmatic meetings and trainings for all areas necessary.
  • Maintain communication with Intramural Sports Professional Staff members regarding positive recognition, performance reviews, substitution, and schedule conflicts.
  • Communicate clear and concise information as needed to patrons, students, and emergency medical service personnel and police services.
  • Practice peer education to develop student staff growth and success.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and Intramural Sports policies.

Criteria for Success

Program Assistants will be evaluated on their performance each semester. The staff evaluation process consists of a self-evaluation, peer evaluation, and supervisor evaluation. The staff evaluation measures the following objectives:

  • Ability to handle policy enforcement at check in.
  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedure, arrive prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrate service excellence.
  • Ability to assess a situation and make well informed decisions independently.
  • Ability to act in a professional manner and serve as a role model and mentor for CRS staff.
  • Ability to positively promote UNLV and CRS to peers/patrons and take initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Conflict Management
  • Communication (written)
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
Pay Rate: $9.75/hour
Minimum Hours: 10 hours per week

Intramural Supervisor

Purpose

This position, under the direction of the Program Coordinator and Graduate Assistant for Intramural Sports, is responsible for daily operations of the Intramural Sports Program. Individuals holding this position must be able to solve on-the-job issues by utilizing effective critical thinking and decision-making skills. This person will enforce all program and building policies and be able to communicate to a diverse group of patrons why the policies are in place. The Intramural Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of all intramural staff employees and will act as an effective leader and mentor to the employees.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a current UNLV student enrolled in at least 6 credits.
  • Must have at least one semester of student employment experience with Intramural Sports.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certifications Required.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week.
  • Must have open availability from 5-11pm Monday through Thursday. May require occasional weekend responsibilities.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. 
  • Minimum GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 2.0 Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of officiating experience across multiple sports.
  • Experience in both the Officiating and Program Assistant position. 
  • Understanding or experience with technology such as I-Pads, Go-Pros, and Microsoft Office

Task

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Act in the role of a supervisor on duty for the program or event.
  • Arrive at least five minutes prior to scheduled shift.
  • Responsible for the set-up and tear down of the Intramural Sports events.
  • Dress and appearance are consistent with SRWC standards.
  • Effective communication and delegation of duties on to Intramural Sports student staff.
  • First responder to all Intramural Sports accidents and incidents, including preparation of paper work afterwards and any potential activation of the Emergency Action Plan.
  • Act in a professional manner by upholding SRWC policy when involved in conflict management with patrons, students and staff.
  • Proper radio protocol and response in a timely manner, includes radio communication to Building Managers and Professional Staff.
  • Supervise all on-shift staff members of the Intramural Sports Program.
  • Assist in the Intramural Sports Office as needed.
  • Assist as needed in the resolution of protests and conflicts that may arise during game play.
  • Ensure sportsmanlike conduct and provide written reports on all incidents, protests, ejections, etc.
  • Ensure proper completion of all scoring documents and daily report forms.
  • Must be willing and able to act as an Official or Program Assistant each day when necessary.

Staff Development

  • Must act as a role model for fellow staff members both in work and play settings.
  • Maintain a standard of performance on daily tasks.
  • Assist with the preparation and implementation of staff training sessions.
  • Perform regular evaluations of student staff as assigned by Professional Staff.
  • Attend regularly scheduled programmatic meetings and trainings for all areas necessary.
  • Maintain communication with Intramural Sports Professional Staff members regarding positive recognition, performance reviews, substitution, and schedule conflicts.
  • Communicate clear and concise information as needed to patrons, students, and emergency medical service personnel and police services.
  • Practice peer education to develop student staff growth and success.
  • Assist with hiring and training of all new Intramural Sports Staff.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and Intramural Sports policies.

Criteria for Success

Intramural Supervisors will be evaluated on their performance each semester. The staff evaluation process consists of a self-evaluation, peer evaluation, and supervisor evaluation. The staff evaluation measures the following objectives:

  • Ability to demonstrate the difference between a supervisee and friend.
  • Ability to promote and enforce program and department policy as written.
  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedure, arrive prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrate service excellence.
  • Ability to assess a situation and make well informed decisions independently.
  • Ability to act in a professional manner and serve as a role model and mentor for CRS staff.
  • Ability to positively promote UNLV and CRS to peers/patrons and take initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Conflict Management
  • Communication (written & verbal)
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Risk Management
  • Time Management
Pay Rate: $13.00/hour
Minimum Hours: 10-15 hours per week

Sport Clubs

Program Assistant

Purpose

This position, under the direction of the Program Coordinator and Graduate Assistant for Sport Clubs, provides direction and support for club officers and members by serving as a liaison between Sport Club Officers and CRS Professional Staff. Individuals holding this position must be able to solve on-the-job issues by utilizing effective critical thinking and decision-making skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  •  Must be a current UNLV student enrolled in at least 6 credits.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week.
  • Must have open availability evenings, Monday through Friday. May require occasional weekend responsibilities.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. 
  • Minimum GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 2.0 Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Previous or current experience as a Sport Club Officer, or relatable knowledge of a majority of the twelve Sport Club programs.
  • Experience in leadership, management, and/or administrative capacities. 
  • American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification.

Task

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership, administrative support, and customer service to the assigned Sport Club(s)
  • Attend Sport Club home events and assist with game management, event set-up/breakdown, and communication between teams, officials, and athletic trainers. 
  • Enforce all policies of the Sport Club Handbook
  • Maintain weekly office hours in order to supervise, advise, and maintain communication among designated clubs.
  • Responsible for making sure that all active teams and their spectators follow all facility, Sport Club, and university policies.
  • Assist with Sport Club daily operations such as opening/closing field space and meeting rooms, setting up areas with equipment appropriate for scheduled activities.
  • At any home event, serve as a first responder in emergencies and follow emergency protocols set by SRWC.
  • Document all incidents or injuries objectively and thoroughly, and collect statements from those involved as well as any witnesses.
  • Act in a professional manner by upholding SRWC policy if involved in conflict management with club athletes, spectators, students, and staff.
  • Maintain dress and appearance that are consistent with SRWC standards.
  • Ensure timely and proper completion of all documents and forms.
  • Other duties as assigned by the professional staff.

Staff Development

  •  Must act as a role model for fellow staff members.
  • Maintain a standard of performance on daily tasks.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings and trainings for all areas necessary.
  • Maintain communication with Sport Club Professional Staff members regarding positive recognition, competition reports, travel schedules, and possible meeting conflicts.
  • Communicate clear and concise information as needed to Sport Club officers.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and Sport Club policies.

Criteria for Success

Sport Club Program Assistants will be evaluated on their performance each semester. The staff evaluation process consists of a self-evaluation, peer evaluation, and supervisor evaluation. The staff evaluation measures the following objectives:

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedure, arrive prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrate service excellence.
  • Ability to assess a situation and make well informed decisions independently.
  • Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to promote and enforce program and department policy as written.
  • Ability to act in a professional manner, serve as a role model, and mentor support UNLV Sport Clubs.
  • Ability to positively promote UNLV and CRS to peers/patrons and take initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Conflict Management
  • Communication (written & verbal)
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Risk Management
  • Time Management
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Work in a fast-paced environment
Pay Rate: $11.50/hour
Minimum Hours: 10-15 hours per week

Youth Camps

Camp Counselor

Purpose

The youth camp counselor position will assist in the implementation of youth camps at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas through the Campus Recreation department. This position will actively participate and supervise the overall daily camp operations, collaborate with the coordinator to administer a comprehensive camp for children, and demonstrate and teach different activities daily. The youth camp counselor will report directly to the Program Coordinator for Youth Programs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a current UNLV student.
  • Meet minimum semester and cumulative GPA requirements: Semester GPA: 2.0 Cumulative GPA: 2.0
  • Completion of Sheriff’s Card, TB test, and mandated reporter training once hired.
  • Adult and child CPR, AED, First Aid (Training will be provided if necessary).
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 20-30 hours per week.
  • Must be creative, innovative, and enjoy working with children.
  • Ability to communicate, supervise, and relate to children of varying ages, abilities, and 
  • backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in Youth Camps or Program.
  • Strong leadership and group facilitation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Learn and follow all Campus Recreational Services policies and procedures.
  • Know the location of all assigned campers at all times.
  • Coordinate pick-up and drop-off amongst parents, campers, and staff.
  • Fill out incident reports and injury reports to be given to program coordinator, when needed.
  • Ability to adjust curriculum for the specific needs of campers.
  • Administer first aid, handle emergency situations, and contact emergency services as necessary.
  • Assist in engaging campers throughout the duration of camp. 
  • Facilitate daily activities that meet the needs and interests of the camps’ target populations and ensure the delivery is in a safe and quality manner.
  • Implement all risk management procedures including but not limited to First Aid/CPR/AED response, emergency evacuations, missing camper procedures (internal and external), mandated reporting, etc. 
  • Responsible for evacuation of camp participants when emergencies occur.
  • Teach and lead various sports, fitness, outdoor activities, arts and crafts, life skills, and teamwork skills.
  • Maintain an open line of communication between campers, parents, and program coordinator

Staff Development

  • Must act as a role model for campers and fellow staff members.
  • Maintain a standard of performance on daily tasks.
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings for all areas necessary.
  • Maintain communication with other Campus Recreational Services Team members regarding positive recognition, performance reviews, substitution, and schedule conflicts.
  • Communicate clear and concise information as needed to patrons, students, emergency medical service personnel and police services.
  • Practice peer education to develop student staff growth and success.
  • Assist with hiring and training of all new Building Managers.
  • Adhere to all SRWC guidelines and non-negotiables.

Criteria for Success

  •  Ability to display a positive attitude for all patrons and CRS staff.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manages their time and balance professional and personal commitments.
  • Follows policies and procedure, arrives prepared and on time for work and consistently demonstrates service excellence.
  • Able to assess a situation and make an informed decision independently.
  • Acts in a professional manner and serves as a role model and mentor for CRS staff.
  • Positively promotes UNLV and CRS to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Time Management
  • Ability to Delegate
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Solving
  • Staff Supervision
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Work Independently and with a Team
  • Work in a fast-paced environment

SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT

These positions are designed for student employees looking to supplement their educational knowledge with on-the-job experience. 

  • Mandatory Training: TBD (late May/early June)
  • Estimated Start Date for Camp: June 6, 2022
  • Estimated End Date: August 12, 2022
  • Hours per Week: 20 – 30 (Dependent on camper enrollment each week)
  • Pay Rate: $11.25/hour

Marketing

Graphic Designer

Purpose

The different areas within Campus Recreational Services include Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Fitness, Aquatics, Outdoor Adventures, and Special Events. The purpose of this position is to allow students the opportunity to use their graphic design skillset and knowledge of design programs to market and promote the programs and services we offer. The Graphic Designer will be able to use their creativity and critical thinking skills to draw the attention of the UNLV community to increase involvement and enhance their collegiate experience. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous graphic design experience (classwork of job experience)
  • Familiarity with the following software/OS: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Windows, Mac
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student taking a minimum of 6 credits at UNLV
  • Knowledge of typography, layout design, DPI, and image resolution
  • Ability to generate original and creative content and ideas

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Familiarity with marketing and/or social media content generation

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Design marketing materials for all Campus Recreation program areas which includes Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Fitness, Aquatics, Membership, Outdoor Adventures, and Special Events.
  • Continue to enhance their working knowledge of design programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Be adept in design research, concept building, brainstorming, revision techniques, layout design, proofreading, and assessment of graphical elements.
  • Provide effective and efficient designs for large and small scale digital/print materials under strict deadlines 
  • Incorporate client’s feedback and detailed specifications into all design projects 
  • Brainstorm new design ideas as requested and bring them to execution 
  • Resolve potential project conflicts through problem-solving, suggestions, and alternative ideas
  • Schedule consultations and oversee the completion of design projects for each department
  • Organize design material and archive projects as they are completed
  • The Graphic Designer must also be able to work with diverse populations and demonstrate cultural competence while representing CRS.
  • Collaboration and ability to work closely with others is required for success in this position. 
  • Adhere to all CRS guidelines.

Types of Projects:

  • Posters, postcards, flyers
  • Logo design, branding, campaigns
  • Digital media (banners, website headers, social media, plasma screens, etc.)
  • Brochures, event calendars, and more

Criteria for Success

  • Ability to be innovative and self-motivated in regards to project design
  • Ability to meet assigned project deadlines
  • Follows policies and procedures, arrives prepared and on time, and consistently demonstrates service excellence
  • Remains open to receive feedback and is able to collaborate with peers and supervisor
  • Communicates with clients, students, staff, and your supervisor in a professional and pleasant manner
  • Carries themselves in a professional manner and displays a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrates effective communication when working with patrons, staff, and supervisors.
  • Positively promotes UNLV and CRS to peers and patrons and takes initiative to be involved throughout campus.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Communication Skills
  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Time Management
  • Customer Service
  • Use of Creativity in Problem Solving
  • Working with a Diverse Constituency
  • Work Independently and with a Team
  • Work in a Fast Paced Environment

Evaluation will be based on self, peer, and supervisory evaluations.

Pay Rate: $11.50 per hour
Minimum Hours: 10 per week

Graduate Assistant

Purpose

The primary responsibility of the Graduate Assistant for Marketing is to work directly with the Assistant Director of Programming and Coordinator of Publicity & Graphic Design to enhance the overall marketing of Campus Recreational 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 unique college audience. This Graduate Assistant will be responsible for a variety of marketing initiatives including advertising, promotions, campus outreach, social media, video production (shooting & editing), 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, Graphic Design, Physical Education, Recreation or related field required.
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud software, familiarity using a variety of social media platforms, 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 social media, photography, and/or videography.
  • Experience with event planning.
  • Experience working within a campus recreational setting and direct management of student employees.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and manage the production and promotion of all programs, clubs, facilities and services for Campus Recreational 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 StudentOrganizations, the student newspaper, Greek Life, etc.)
  • Support and promote Campus Recreational Services by soliciting new members, new sponsorship opportunities and corporate partnerships.
  • Contribute to the creation, promotion and execution of all CRS special events.
  • Assist in managing the department’s social media accounts (@unlvrebelrec).
  • Contribute to website reviews and updates.
  • Provide photography and video support when needed.
  • Work with Student Union Event Coordinators to ensure a positive and successful outcome of special events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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 SUES professional staff and support special event staff assigned to work the events.
  • Must act and represent CRS 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 SRWC 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 interpersonal 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 CRS staff.
  • Positively promotes UNLV and CRS 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 Problem Solving 
• Time Management 
• Customer Service
• Collaboration with Internal and External Customers
• Sales Experience
• Professional Portfolio Enhancement Communication

• Skills (verbal, written, and visual)

TERM OF APPOINTMENT 

July 2022 - May, 2023

Minimum Hours: 20 hours/week, including nights and weekends. There is the potential to work an additional 10 hours/week at $12/hour with supervisor approval.

SALARY

$10,000 Stipend for Masters
$12,000 Stipend for Doctorate.
 

The Graduate Assistantship is a nine month appointment. Summer employment and second year contract assignments are based on performance. Compensation for 80% of credit hours up to nine credits per semester covered. Majority of Student Health Insurance premium is covered.

CAMPUS RECREATIONAL SERVICES INFORMATION

For more about the Campus Recreational Services visit us at rebelrec.unlv.edu.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants must meet academic requirements for the Graduate College at UNLV (2.75 minimum GPA), with the GRE exam completed prior to interview. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit:

1. Resume
2. Cover Letter
3. A portfolio that showcases prior graphic designs and/or marketing materials.
 

E-mail application information and the names and phone numbers of three references to LaToya.Burdiss@unlv.edu and srwc.marketing@unlv.edu.

Preference will be given to applications received by September 1, 2022. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and phone/video interviews will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact Person:

LaToya Burdiss

Associate Director for Recreation Programs:
702-774-7121