Student Employment Opportunities
General position requirements
- Complete online application
- Current American Red Cross Adult CPR & AED
- Group fitness or personal training certification (if applicable)
- The most desirable candidates for this position will have interest in Recreation, Physical Education, Exercise Science, Sports Management, Health and/or a related field.
The Customer Representative (CR) is the first person who members meet when entering the Student Activities Center. Customer Representatives perform the basic duties of a desk attendant: greeting patrons, providing patrons and visitors with basic facility and program information, answering the telephone, and assisting patrons and/or refer patrons to the appropriate staff and location to address their concerns. The CR is responsible for properly checking in and checking out sports equipment, assisting patrons with the selection and purchase of merchandise and other Campus Recreation services. They are responsible for monitoring the safety levels of all activities, controlling gym access, and implementing emergency procedures, as well as helping with special projects that align with their talents.
The Customer Representative is expected to have a basic understanding of the Campus Recreation Customer Representative Manual and all training materials. The worker must attend all training sessions, staff meetings and obtain certifications in CPR when offered by Campus Recreation. Customer service skills, ability to relate well with all types of people, flexibility, and a strong work ethic are important qualities for CRs to possess.
Weight Room Supervisors
Campus Recreation Weight Room Supervisors are responsible for maintaining a safe environment by enforcing weight room policies and overseeing cleanliness of the facility. Supervisors must have the ability to answer general fitness and lifting questions, watch for proper form when lifting to prevent injuries, and provide safe and effective instruction on all cardio/machine weight equipment.
Weight Room Supervisors must be CPR/AED certified and are encouraged to have a personal training certification.
Group Fitness Instructor
Group fitness instructors are responsible for providing a fluid, fun and faith focused workout while educating students about wellness in a safe environment.
Current Adult CPR and Adult AED are required. All group fitness instructors must hold a current primary group exercise certifications (ACE or AFAA) and /or specialty certification (Zumba, Turbo Kick, Spinning, etc).
Instructors interested in teaching in Fall 2013 must submit an online application no later than July 31. Auditions will be held the first and second week of August. The Fall 2013 schedule will be posted August 9 and the group fitness instructor orientation will be August 17.
Summer Trainings 2013
- Turbo Kick - July 13 turbokickevents.com
- PiYo Strength- July 14 turbokickevents.com
- Spinning- August 3 spinning.com
- Insanity- August 10 insanitycertification.com
- Email Master Instructor email@example.com for questions regarding TurboKick, PiYo, and Insanity.
Personal Trainers are responsible for designing and implementing fitness programs that are goal-driven, safe, effective, and enjoyable. All fitness programs will be based on American College of Sports Medicine guidelines. Personal Trainers also provide in-depth information on proper form and technique, fitness guidelines/recommendations, physiology and anatomy, exercise modifications, client motivation, and the monitoring and communicating of client progress.
Current Adult CPR and Adult AED are required. All trainers must hold a current national personal trainer certification (ACE, ACSM, NSCA, NASM, or others deemed appropriate by the Director of Campus Recreation).
Intramural Sport Official
The Sports Official is responsible for providing a fair and safe environment for teams during each contest, and will have knowledge and a understanding of the rules of each assigned sport, and will demonstrate the proper mechanics needed to make and interpret the calls. The Sport Official will go through training, which includes rule coverage and mechanics practice, before the sport begins.
The Sport Official should be a motivated individual who is willing to accept a leadership role on the field or court, and conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times. The Official should have the ability to take control of hostile situations and quell any disturbances.
Front Desk Representative for Racquet Club
The front desk representative for the tennis center will be responsible for greeting patrons that check into the facility, sell memberships, merchandise, tennis equipment, clinics, etc. The Lipscomb Racquet Club is currently looking for interviewees that are willing to work evenings and weekends.
The front desk representative should be a motivated individual who is willing to accept a leadership role, who conducts themselves in a professional manner at all times. Tennis knowledge is recommended, but not required.