Campus Recreation Assistant - Summer Student Assistant B

Campus Recreation is looking for self-motivated team players that enjoy spending time at the REC and could envision themselves working to make improvements in the services that campus recreation provides. Looking for summer and fall 2020 staff, apply now! Summer hires receive Campus Housing subsidy if summer employment is maintained in good standing. Duties: 10Assist with academic class and activity set-up when needed. Assist with event set-up, ticket sales and event take down when needed. Attend appropriate staff workshops and meetings. Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.Essential 20Use the cash register when selling concessions, memberships and other equipment. Assist with reconciliation and create deposit report.Essential 30Roam facility areas for safe use of equipment and safety of participants. Maintain and inventory equipment on a scheduled basis. Perform regular inspection and light cleaning of REC Center exercise equipment.Essential 40Oversee the safe usage of the Recreation & Student Activities Center. Monitor entry and exit of users of the Recreation Center Facility. Rent equipment from the Outdoor Recreation Center and assist with repairs when requested.Essential The Campus Recreation Assistant is responsible for monitoring facility access and ensuring the safe usage of the REC Center. This is a mid-level entry position that requires experience with cash handling. Knowledge of customer service, recreation, and wellness. First Aid and Adult CPR certification is preferred, or a willingness to obtain this certification. Responsible for renting REC Center outdoor equipment, monitoring the entrance and exit, checking in guests and members, and maintaining a clean, friendly environment. Other responsibilities may include cardio/weight room inspection and cleaning, event set-up, and display creation. We are looking for self-motivated team players that enjoy spending time at the REC Center and taking advantage of its diverse facility offerings.

Applicants should be familiar with the services campus recreation provides. Qualified applicants should be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits in the current semester OR for summer employment, enrolled in at least 6 credits in fall 2020. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

Staff will assist with the opening and closing of the REC Center. We are looking for two employees to share summer shifts of 10:45am to 3:30pm and 3:30pm to 8:00pm Monday through Sunday. Summer REC Center employment includes a summer campus housing subsidy if REC Center employment is maintained. This position can easily transfer to the academic year if a positive employment record is maintained.

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The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

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The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

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Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.