Employment Opportunities

Become a member of team rec

Do you want to be a part of the largest student employer on Campus? The Marshall Rec offers so much more than just a job!

The Marshall Recreation Center employs over 150 students who play an invaluable role providing customer service, safety and instruction all while having fun and helping our patrons develop healthy lifestyles. Working at the Rec can provide you with the skills desired by employers today. We provide opportunities to develop yourself outside of the classroom. You will be a part of an inclusive community that will result in lifelong friendships. Join our team today!

Benefits of working for Campus Recreation

  • Develop skills in time management, conflict resolution, communication, customer service and leadership
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Tiered system of responsibility (attendants, supervisors and specialty positions)
  • Great work environment focused on integrity, empowerment, inclusion and teamwork

How to Apply

Please note that a cover letter and resume will be required. Resources for cover letters and resumes can be found at the MU Career Center. USE THEM! Preparedness comes through in your materials, be sure they reflect well upon you. The Marshall Recreation Center team is dedicated in hiring the best of the best. Please complete all portions of the application process before submitting.

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The following positions are entry level positions for student employees:

The following positions are opportunities for promotions within our department:

Prerequisites:  None

Reports to: Assistant Director of Facility Operations

Starting Pay: $8.75/hour

Essential Responsibilities:
Maintain cleanliness and safety of the facility and equipment while providing excellent customer service.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Maintaining cleanliness of the facility and equipment
  • Enforcing policies within the facility and ensuring the safe use of equipment
  • Assisting with the set-up for groups and events

Prerequisites: Must have a current Lifeguard Certification.

Reports to: Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety

Starting Pay: $9.00/hour

Essential Responsibilities:
Ensure the safety of patrons at the Marshall Recreation Center Aquatic Facility by preventing and responding to emergencies.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Maintain constant surveillance of patrons
  • Prevent accidents and maintain a safe environment
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as needed
  • Enforce rules and regulations providing an excellent customer experience

Prerequisites: Experience or interest to learn rock climbing and other adventure recreation pursuits.

Reports to: Coordinator of Adventure Recreation

Starting Pay: $8.75/hour

Essential Responsibilities:
Greet and check in patrons at the wall. Advise and assist patrons with their climbing needs.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Provide climbing instruction and supervise proper climbing wall usage
  • Assist climbers as needed with equipment and belaying
  • Check outdoor recreation rental equipment in and out
  • Enforce policies and procedures providing an excellent customer experience

Prerequisites: Knowledge of various sports and the general flow of a game.

Reports to: Coordinator of Competitive Sports & Camps

Starting Pay: $9.00/hour

Essential Responsibilities:
Officiate all intramural sport events providing a fun and safe experience for participants.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Assist with setup and break down of activity playing area
  • Learn basic officiating mechanics, position and signals
  • Enforce activity rules, maintain scores, and manage conflicts
  • Identify and report safety issues

Prerequisites:  None

Reports to:  Coordinator of Competitive Sports & Camps

Starting Pay: $9.00/hour

Essential Responsibilities: Supervise and interact with youth in programs for ages 5-12 years.

 Basic Job Duties:

  • Ensure the safety, well-being and enjoyment of children in camp and youth programs
  • Interact with children
  • Enforce rules and procedures providing an excellent customer experience

Prerequisites:  Knowledge of and ability to swim.

Reports to:  Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety

Starting Pay: $10.00/hour

Essential Responsibilities:
Provide swim instruction for group and private swim lessons following the American Red Cross curriculum.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Teach swimming skills from beginning to intermediate levels
  • Demonstrate skills required for class contents
  • Ensure students safety while providing a positive learning environment
  • Communicate student progress with parents

The following part time positions are specialty positions:

Reports to:  Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety

Essential Responsibilities: Supervise shift lifeguards, provide customer service to patrons and monitor the chemical and mechanical operations.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Assist with hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of lifeguard staff
  • Interact with patrons regarding concerns, problems and inquiries providing an excellent customer experience
  • Perform pool chemical and operation checks, make adjustments as needed, document, and inform management of issues
  • Provide emergency care and treatment to all accidents in the Recreation Center

Reports to:  Assistant Director of Facility Operations

Essential Responsibilities: Oversee the operation of the Marshall Recreation Center which includes staff oversight, customer service, emergency response, cash handling, membership and program knowledge.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Oversee all shift staff members which includes, delegating tasks, troubleshooting problems, managing and documenting discipline issues
  • Implement and document all accident and emergency procedures
  • Manage and document patron concerns and incidents in the facility
  • Manage facility rentals and special events

Reports to:  Coordinator of Competitive Sports & Camps

Essential Responsibilities: Oversee all intramural events, supervising officials, and handling player conflicts.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Set up for scheduled events
  • Check in participants verifying eligibility
  • Supervise officials and provide regular evaluations for performance
  • Provide effective conflict resolution

Reports to:  Assistant Director of Marketing & Membership

Prerequisite: One semester working at the Rec Center before applying.

Essential Responsibilities: Greet and check in patrons, answer questions and provide an excellent customer experience for all.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Greet and check in patrons as they arrive
  • Provide patrons and prospective members with information about facility, memberships and programs
  • Address and solve member issues and requests
  • Assist patrons with purchases and payments as needed

Prerequisites: Experience with outdoor leadership or adventure recreation pursuits, has worked in Adventure Rec for at least one semester.

Reports to:  Coordinator of Adventure Recreation

Essential Responsibilities: Supervise the operations and staff at the Adventure Recreation Area.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Assist with hiring, training supervision and evaluation of Adventure Recreation Center Staff
  • Enforce safety standards, policies, and procedures related to the Adventure Recreation program and facility
  • Provide instruction in proper belaying skills
  • Inspect and inventory rental gear

For more information about Employment Opportunities, please contact:

 


Cindi Tscherne
Associate Director of Programs
Email: tscherne@marshall.edu
Telephone: 304-696-6759