UConn Rec Job Descriptions

Club Sports

Club Sports Site Manager

Club Sports –

Club Sports Site Manager –

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and university policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Attend club sports practices on campus & assist teams as assigned with equipment, monitoring requirements, eligibility waivers, and deadlines
  • Obtain or have general knowledge of specific sport rules
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and trainings
  • Complete applicable reports and forms
  • Supervise and manage home club games
  • Enforce rules and regulations related to facility use and relevant general University policies
  • Complete facility safety checks
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Job Requirements:

  • Schedule will vary. Weekend and evening work required.  Must be able to work late at night and during inclement weather situations.

Facilities & Operations

Customer Service Attendant

Customer Service Attendant

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and university policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service
  • Responsible for assisting the day-to-day operations of the Customer Service Center.
  • Process all financial transactions including guest passes, membership registration, program registration, and fee payments based on process outlined in the manual.
  • Reconcile cash drawer before and after each shift.
  • Greet patrons and verify access with proper identification.
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in job involving cash handling and customer service.

Facility Attendant

Facility Attendant

General Duties:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility and ensuing safety regarding the use of the Student Recreation Center.
  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service
  • Assist with the maintenance of a safe environment for participants
  • Maintain Cleanliness throughout the SRC
  • Supervise activity of participants.
  • Launder items from all areas under UConn Recreation. Follow procedures for operation of washers and dryers.
  • Provide assistance to participants.
  • Other duties as assigned

Lifeguard

 

Lifeguard

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service
  • Responsible for safety and accident prevention of all activities in the pool area
  • Uphold policies of the pool and the principles of the American Red Cross Lifeguard
  • Remain alert and aware of all swimmers
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Job Requirements:

  • Must currently be a Lifeguard certified through the American Red Cross or Ellis Associates.

 

Facility Operations – Maintenance Attendant

Maintenance Attendant

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service
  • Under general supervision, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains all fitness equipment including spin bikes, treadmills, ellipticals, selectorized weight equipment, free weight, and other fitness equipment as directed to ensure the safety of all participants.
  • Maintain repair/maintenance documentations for all fitness, cardio, and selectorized equipment in order to create a clear and concise history of all equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and lift objects/equipment that weighs at least 50 pounds

Group Fitness

Fitness Attendant

Fitness Attendant

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Responsible for educating members about equipment, assisting in upkeep of fitness floors, and enforcement of policy
  • Educate and enforce fitness policies with participants.  Ensure there is no misuse or abuse of machines and equipment.
  • Maintain the organization of the fitness floor by regularly re-racking dumbbells/plates and correcting placement of benches.
  • Be available to provide a spot to member and help with equipment setup.
  • Ensure a safe environment by consistently monitoring each fitness zone.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Group Fitness Instructor

Group Fitness Instructor

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Teach safe and effective group fitness classes in a welcoming environment.
  • Develop a workout routine that is creative and challenging for all levels. Provide modifications and progressions when needed.
  • Ensure a safe workout environment for all participants.
  • Working knowledge of fitness equipment, studio setup, and audio equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Job Requirements:

  • Hold and Maintain at least one current nationally-accredited fitness certification as approved by Group Fitness

Intramurals

Intramural Official

Intramural Official

 

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Officiate intramural sports as outlined by staff during Officials’ Training Clinics.
  • Promote good sportsmanship amongst all participants by enforcing policies & procedures as outlined in the Intramural Handbook.
  • Utilize proper mechanics and signals as instructed during training by UConn Intramurals staff.
  • Scorekeep contests and provide assistance to officials and managers to ensure safe and fair play.
  • Provide sportsmanship rating for each game and document all sportsmanship issues before, during and after contests.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Job Requirements:

  • Have knowledge of sport rules
  • Schedule will vary. Weekend and evening work required.  Must be able to work late at night and during inclement weather situations.
  • Previous officiating experience preferred

UConn Outdoors

Adventure Center Attendant

Adventure Center Attendant

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Responsible for daily operations of UConn Adventure Center (UAC) including event registration, equipment rental, and customer service regarding program offerings from UConn Outdoors.
  • Responsible cash handling and accurate processing of rental and registration transactions.
  • Assist customers with equipment rentals, reservations, and returns.
  • Familiarity with rental equipment: able to instruct on proper use and able to inspect and identify potential damage, dysfunction, or missing parts.
  • Assist with equipment preparation for events, trips, and clinics
  • Other duties as assigned.

Bike Mechanic Assistant

Bike Mechanic Assistant

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Responsible for assisting in maintaining, repairing bicycles for bike fleets, as well as keeping
    accurate log of activities. Preform preliminary checks on bikes to assess damage and perform
    routine maintenance.
  • Assist in the management maintenance, accurate inventory, and repair bike fleets.
  • Identify and report issues with bikes to Mechanic and Outdoor Coordinator.
  • Keep accurate log of work completed each shift.
  • Assist customers by providing necessary maintenance to UAC rental fleet and relevant
    equipment within scope of individuals training.
  • Maintain cleanliness/ organization of UAC bike fleet and relevant equipment.
  • Assist in teaching bike clinics and programs in a clear, comprehensive, and professional
    manner
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Job Requirements:

  • Prior experience as a bike mechanic in a shop

Climbing Center Attendant

Climbing Center Attendant

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Responsible for the daily operation of the Climbing Center including customer service, routine maintenance, providing equipment rentals, and maintaining a safe environment.
  • Monitor facility use and maintain a safe environment for climbers.
  • Perform daily equipment safety checks, cleaning, and maintenance.
  • Remove and report any potential safety issues to Supervisor
  • Assist participants with check-out and check-in of Climbing Center equipment
  • Follow established curriculum for instructional content of orientations and renewals
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Climbing Center Manager

Climbing Center Manager

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Supervise climbs when the climbing center is open.
  • Instruct climbing orientation, belay lesson and other advance climbing clinics.
  • Must be able to evaluate and provide constructive feedback to patrons & staff.
  • Adhere to and implement policy and procedures for Climbing Center.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Job Requirements:

  • Ability to complete CWI (Climbing Wall Instructor Course) within first 3 months of employment (provided by UConn Recreation)
    • Climbing Skill NEED TO COMPLETE CWI TRAINING:
      • Must have taken part in periodic climbing for 2 – 3 years OR a high intensity of climbing in the past few months.
      • Easily put on harness and appropriately tie in to climb
      • Belay with an aperture belay device and an assisted locking device in competent, comfortable and confident manner
      • Comfortably top rope at the 5.9 level on an artificial climbing wall.

Climbing Center Route Setter

 

Climbing Center Route Setter

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Set climbing routes for both top-rope and bouldering problems as directed by Supervisor.
  • Removal and cleaning of holds from climbing wall.
  • Inspect equipment and facility relevant to route setting, remove any potential hazards and report to a supervisor.
  • Maintaining accurate records of climbing route log.
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Job Requirements:

  • Experience working at a Climbing Center

Support Services

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

General Duties:

  • Responsible for enforcing departmental and University policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to UConn Recreation.
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Provide administrative support for all programmatic areas
  • Responsible for the processing of all lost & found items
  • Screen incoming mail and telephone calls
  • Assist the Administrative Services Specialist in the day-to-day business of UConn Rec
  • Serve as a tour guide for events such as Open House, Alumni Weekend, and other scheduled events at the Rec Center

Complete special projects as assigned

Marketing Assistant

Marketing Associate

General Duties:

  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service.
  • Marketing Assistants create and design the marketing materials to support the programs and offerings of UConn Recreation, including graphics and photos for UConn Recreation’s social media and web sites.

Job Requirements:

  • Well versed, advanced experience in Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Ability to think creatively while adhering to brand and department standards.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong design skills.
  • Ideal candidates also have a working knowledge of WordPress, and a medium level of photography experience.

 

Contact Us

recreationjobs@uconn.edu
(860) 486-0002