Facility Operations Job Descriptions

Cage Attendant

Reports to:       

  • Facility Manager
  • Facility Intern
  • Facilities Coordinator

Basic Function

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility and ensuing safety regarding the use of the Student Recreation Facility.
  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Issue equipment to patrons and collect appropriate ID.
  • Inspect the condition of equipment prior to loan as well as upon return. Report any lost or damaged equipment to the Facility Manager.
  • Clean equipment during opening shift.
  • Sweep floors during opening shift.
  • Complete equipment count sheet during opening shift.
  • Launder items from all areas under UConn Recreation. Follow procedures for operation of washers and dryers.
  • Provide assistance to participants.
  • Fold and store towels.
  • Verify the validity of patron ID cards when swiping in.
  • Assist Facility Manager during emergency situations
  • Attend job specific training.
  • Demonstrate competency of required skills.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Must have or be willing to obtain and maintain CPR/AED certifications
  2. Must be an enrolled student.

Floor Monitor

Reports to:       

  • Facility Manager
  • Facility Intern
  • Facilities Coordinator

Basic Function

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility and ensuing safety regarding the use of the Student Recreation Facility.
  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clean fitness equipment.
  • Check and maintain spray bottles are filled and cleaning rags are available throughout the facility.
  • Check and replace hand sanitizers.
  • Keep work out areas clean and free of obstruction.
  • Inspect (gender specific) locker rooms, garbage containers, and towel bins at the beginning of each hour.
  • Report to the Facility Manager of any exercise equipment malfunctions.
  • Provide assistance to participants regarding basic fitness equipment functions.
  • Set up and take down equipment in the activity areas (Guyer Gym, Greer Gym, and Racquetball Courts).
  • Monitor reservations of all activity areas (Guyer Gym, Greer Gym, and Racquetball Courts).
  • Assist Facility Manager during emergencies.
  • Attend job specific training.
  • Demonstrate and maintain competency of required skills.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Must have or be willing to obtain and maintain CPR/AED certifications.
  2. Must be an enrolled student.

Lifeguard

Reports to:   

  • Facilities Manager
  • Facilities Intern
  • Facilities Coordinator

Basic Function:

  • Responsible for safety and accident prevention of all activities in the pool area.
  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to the Student Recreation Facility.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Remain alert and aware of all swimmers.
  • Uphold policies of the pool and the principles of the American Red Cross Lifeguard.
  • Monitor activities in and near the water through patron surveillance.
  • Recognize and respond quickly and effectively to all emergencies.
  • Assist Facility Manager in pool evacuation in the event of a facility related emergency.
  • Rinse and organize flotation cabinet at the end of each shift.
  • Keep pool area free from obstruction- report any issues to Facility Manager and Facility intern.
  • Empty garbage can at the end of each shift.
  • Test pH and Chlorine water levels at the beginning of each shift and complete record sheet.
  • Report any issues within Brundage Pool to the Facility Manager.
  • Attend job specific training.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must maintain a current lifeguard certification.
  2. Must maintain a current First Aid, CPR and AED certification.
  3. Must be an enrolled student.

Manager

Reports to:   

  • Facilities Intern
  • Facilities Coordinator                   

Positions Supervised:

  • Facility Monitors
  • Lifeguards
  • Customer Service Staff
  • Climbing Center Staff
  • BodyWise Staff

Basic Function:

  • Responsible for supervising the student staff and facility.
  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend job specific training.
  • Attend, as a member, the SRF Leadership team meetings.
  • Responsible for opening, closing, and maintaining the operation of the building.
  • Lock and unlock facility doors for all events.
  • Ensure that facility safety guidelines are adhere to by conducting half-hour building inspections.
  • Tend to equipment mal-functions, including taking it out of service if deemed necessary.
  • Record any equipment or building repairs on the equipment malfunction form.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of department policies and procedures.
  • Keep facility staff engaged and busy by delegating and overseeing tasks.
  • Assist in Fall and Spring staff training.
  • Assist with coverage of special events
  • Provide immediate response to staff disciplinary issues. Report to Facility Intern or Coordinator for further action.
  • Responsible for organizing all staff and delegating tasks in the event of an emergency.
  • Provide IT support to all subordinate staff.
  • Complete daily forms. (I.e. Incident and injury reports, inventory log, equipment malfunction forms, etc.)
  • Administer First Aid/CPR according to procedures and notify emergency medical personnel when necessary.
  • Retrieve and administer keys to other program areas.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service. Demonstrate professionalism in the workplace.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. CPR/AED and First Aid certification.
  2. 2 full semesters of prior work experience in UConn Recreation.
  3. Must be an enrolled student.
  4. Receives an overall rating of Good or better in all performance evaluations.