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These are just a few words students use to describe their experience working at Campus Recreation.
Campus Recreation is one of the largest on-campus employers with over 200 positions available, ranging from lifeguarding to officiating to assisting customers. You will find your niche at Campus Rec.
Student employees play an invaluable role by providing customer service, safety, and fun to our patrons. Campus Rec will provide you with valuable work skills, life-long learning opportunities, and lasting friendships.
Statement of Inclusive Excellence
The Department of Campus Recreation and the Division of Student Development recognize the educational benefits of diversity for students, faculty and staff. We are committed to engaging in reflection, dialogue and experiences that both challenge and affirm multiple perspectives. Our Marianist Charism calls us the value the dignity of every person and to advocate for social justice. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, persons with disabilities and veterans.Top
How to Apply
Campus Recreation is an equal opportunity employer which is committed to having a diverse and customer oriented workforce. We encourage students supporting their academic endeavors through the federal work study process to apply.
1. Submit an Application, Cover Letter, and Resume
Visit Career Services for information about creating a quality resume and cover letter.
If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the respective area to schedule a date and time for the interview. Due to the large number of applications, not every applicant will be selected for an interview.
Interviews may involve practical compenents which will be indicated by each position manager.
All submissions from applicants who are not selected for an interview will remain on file until the next hiring cycle. However, you will need to re-submit your application to be considered for the new posting.
Previous Campus Recreation Applicants
If you would like to apply again for employment with Campus Recreation and/or update your application please visit jobs.udayton.edu.
Adventure Pursuits Assistant - The Outdoor Pursuits Assistant will support with the administrative operation and development of adventure recreation experiences for the Adventure Recreation program at the University of Dayton. This person will assist the professional staff to develop outdoor trip resources and policies, manage social media and marketing efforts, and perform general office tasks. Benefits of this position include experience with logistical support, benchmarking, program development, document preparation, and professional writing.
RecBikes Mechanic - The RecBikes Mechanic assists the Adventure Recreation program in maintaining the RecBike fleet to provide access to high quality and safe cycling experiences to the UD community. This person will manage the organization, repair, and maintenance of all bikes and equipment related to the RecBike program. Benefits of this position include experience with cycling management and repair; the opportunity to practice customer service and teaching skills; the opportunity to learn about other programs and organizations in the field of cycling and outdoor experiential education; an increased understanding of program development; and a working knowledge of Fusion—a popular campus recreation computer software package.
Rock Wall Assistant - The Rock Wall Assistant assists in the supervision of all users in the Rock Wall area during open climbing hours and special events. The Rock Wall Assistant ensures all participants are climbing/bouldering in a safe manner; manages any type of crisis or rescue that may arise related to climbing/bouldering; assesses participant’s belay skills for belaying tests; and teaches general climbing, belaying, and bouldering techniques during open climbing hours and special events.Top
Lifeguard - Lifeguards are responsible for maintaining a safe and positive environment within the Aquatic Center. Lifeguards must work together and have strong communication skills among their co-workers and supervisor, as well as Campus Recreation patrons. Lifeguards must represent the aquatic staff, as well as the Department of Campus Recreation in a professional, mature manner. Lifeguards must be American Red Cross certified.
Swim Instructor - Swim Lesson Instructors are responsible for teaching a large range of skills from basic water safety to stroke refinement. Swim lessons include both group and private lessons available to all ages. Group lesson that are available include Parent Tot, Instructional Levels 1-6 and Adult. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification is preferred.
Lifeguard Instructor - Lifeguard Instructors must be certified Instructors through American Red Cross. The responsibility of the instructor is to plan, prepare, and teach American Red Cross safety courses including Lifeguarding, CPR, and First Aid.
Attendant - Responsible for supervising the Fitness Center in the RecPlex, which includes cardio equipment, weight equipment, and three group fitness studios. Campus Recreation provides a great atmosphere in which to work. Hours are flexible, paid training is available, and advancement opportunities exist within the program, as well as the Department. Training sessions are held to prepare students at the beginning of each semester. CPR and First Aid individuals are required.
Equipment Technician - Repairs and performs basic maintenance of equipment with complex moving parts and sophisticated electronic equipment with minimal supervision. This position includes, but is not limited to: inspecting, lubricating and cleaning as well as repairing or reporting needed repairs.
Group Fitness Instructor - Group fitness instructors design and lead one or many different type of classes. Individuals are preferred to be certified by a nationally accredited organization within a year of hire, if not already. CPR and First Aid certifications are required. A series of auditions are required in addition to the interview process.
Personal Trainer - The personal training program offers only certified Personal Trainers positions. Personal Trainers must be certified through a nationally accredited organization. CPR and First Aid certified individuals are required.
Officials - Responsible for officiating intramural sports contests and tournaments played by students, faculty, and other Campus Recreation members. Officials will set up and tear down playing areas and equipment, enforce sport-specific rules and policies, and ensure that participation takes place in a safe manner. Hours are flexible, paid training is available, and advancement opportunities exist within the program and Department. No experience is necessary, and sport-specific training is provided.Top
Marketing Supervisor - The Marketing Supervisor will work within a variety of UDCR programs to develop, enhance, promote and assess programs and services. This position will work with student and professional staff. This position will have a focus on utilizing social media for student outreach and program promotion and enhancement. Aids in planning, development and implementation of all of UDCR’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Aids in the direction and leadership of the marketing, communications, website, graphic design and photography/videography staff.
Graphic Designer - The graphic designer for Campus Recreation will work within a variety of recreation programs to create awareness, enhance, and promote programs and services. This position will work with student and professional staff. This position will perform marketing and public relations tasks related to the promotion and branding of the Department of Campus Recreation through artistic means as graphic design. This position is responsible for promoting the image of the department to the campus community and beyond.
Media Specialist (Photographer/Videographer) - The Media Specialist will assist with shooting photos and video for the Department of Campus Recreation to be utilized for print and digital communications. This position is responsible for photographing/video recording all Campus Recreation programs, services and events and for maintaining an organized photograph and video database to be used in the promotion and branding of the Department of Campus Recreation
Web Content Specialist - The Web Content Specialist is responsible for creating, editing, updating, improving and maintaining high quality and consistent branding in web content placed across different web pages and digital properties in the context of the University of Dayton Brand guidelines to effectively communicate about all UDCR programs, services and events.Top
Youth and Family
RECkids Camp Counselor - UDCR’s RECKids Camp is a recreationally-based day camp promoting healthy lifestyles for six to twelve year old children. Our goal is to inspire campers to discover their best selves through playful inquiry, cooperative learning, and positive group culture. RECkids Camp Counselors are responsible for providing supervision, while ensuring a safe environment and positive camp experience for all campers. Counselors should have a passion toward working with children and foster an environment for children that promotes a love for learning, growing, and playing. Counselors are expected to assist in activity planning and preparation, participate in staff meetings, and facilitate daily camp activities. Benefits of the position include experience in curriculum development related to educational and camp programs for school age children, ages 6 to 12; the production of tangible document to share with future employers; networking opportunities; and experience in small and large group facilitation, program design, behavioral management and experiential education best practices.
RECkids Curriculum-Instructional Specialist - The RecKids Curriculum-Instructional Specialist is responsible for the overall planning, designing, and developing of content and assessment for RecKids Camp. This person will assist the professional staff in analyzing current RecKids curriculum and policies, reviewing externally produced content and resources, and working to produce new content materials and curriculum for the upcoming summer camp. Benefits of the position include experience in curriculum development and assessment related to educational and camp programs for school age children, ages 6 to 12; the production of tangible document to share with future employers, networking opportunities, and experience in program development and professional writing within the field of outdoor experiential education and camp programming.