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Student Employment Position Descriptions

Students committed to a career in the field and/or studying sport and recreation management, athletic training, or exercise science are given preference on jobs. The base starting salary for student-employment positions range from $7 to $20 per hour.

Job positions that require specific skills and certifications or those that are deemed to have more significant responsibility are evaluated individually to determine starting salary. Original certifications must be provided at time of application.

Provides assistance and supervision to all persons wishing to use the rock climbing wall. Ensuring safety and functionality of the wall and all of its supporting equipment. Belay certification required.

Hours available:

  • Evenings and weekends as needed.

For inquiries, contact Tom Vitucci.

The Divemaster adds supervision and support for the NSU Academic Diving Program's scuba diving classes and scuba diving trips. Assists with pool sessions of various scuba courses. Assists with dive trips of both courses and recreational dives. Conducts dive briefings. Prepares, organizes, and closes the dive locker. Responsible for topside and underwater supervision of students. *Training and certification classes are available.

  • Must hold active certification status as a PADI Divemaster.
  • Current CPR and First Aid.
  • Must hold active Divemaster Professional Liability Insurance.
  • Must hold Diving Accident Insurance at the Master Level or higher.

For inquiries, contact Tec Clark.

To promote and enforce all fitness room policies. To have a working knowledge of the use of free weights; cardiovascular and selectorized machines. To ensure a safe work out environment and perform routine cleaning and maintenance on equipment. To be visible on the fitness room floor during shift to answer questions and provide general assistance.

Hours available:

  • Monday thru Friday from 5:30 a.m. - Midnight
  • Saturday from 8:00a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday from 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For inquiries, contact Taylor Dahlby.

To create and lead safe and challenging group exercise classes. A national certification and an audition are required. Classes held mornings, mid-days, and evenings, 7 days a week.

For inquiries, contact Marcela Sandigo.

To officiate intramural sports games. Experience with sports required. Officiating experience is not required. All training provided.

Hours available:

  • Monday thru Thurs from 5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. and occasional weekends.

For inquiries, contact Michael Birch

Prevent accidents through the enforcement of policies, rules, regulation, and the conduct of persons using the pool. Additional duties include scrub pool gutters, heavy vacuum and hosing deck. American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR certifications required. *Training and certification classes are available.

Hours available:

  • Daily from dawn to dusk.

For inquiries, contact Adam Caldwell.

To enroll new members of the NSU RecPlex. To assist in the processing of membership contracts and payments; to be knowledgeable and explain all membership terms and conditions and facility policies; to be knowledgeable of all membership types; to give facility tours; to answer questions about members accounts.

For inquiries, contact Tom Vitucci.

Operations Assistant for Events is a member of the Division of Student Affairs and is responsible for furthering the mission of Campus Recreation. This position is responsible for supporting several administrative and facility operational components of the Don Taft University Center, Rosenthal Student Center, and the NSU RecPlex. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Operations within Campus Recreation. This position will also have duties assisting with special events utilizing the Flight Deck.

For inquiries, contact Ashley McCafferty.

To provide members with a quality, safe, and effective workout. To maintain written documentation of each client, national certification REQUIRED. Exercise related major preferred. You must pass in-house written exam to qualify. Hours based upon client-base.

For inquiries, contact Marcela Sandigo.

The Scuba Instructor teaches and adds support to the NSU Academic Diving Program's scuba diving classes and scuba diving trips. Prepares lesson plans. Instructs and leads various scuba courses in the classroom and in the pool. Utilizes multi-media and training aids. Leads/assists with dive trips of both courses and recreational dives. Responsible for topside and underwater supervision of students. Responds to student inquiries. Fills scuba cylinders and rinses equipment. *Training and certification classes are available.

  • Must hold active certification status as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Instructor certification (EFR Instructor).
  • Must hold active Scuba Instructor Professional Liability Insurance.
  • Must hold Diving Accident Insurance at the Master Level or higher.

For inquiries, contact Tec Clark.

To answer telephones, manage the operation of the front service desk, answering questions, enforcing facility and program policies, conducting face checks, and distributing information and directions. To maintain the cleanliness of the facility and the upkeep of the facility program space. To conduct set-up and break-down of space as necessary for programs and reservations. To provide facility tours.

Hours available:

  • Monday thru Friday from 5:30 a.m. - Midnight
  • Saturday from 8:00a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday from 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For inquiries, contact Taylor Dahlby.

The Swim Club Assistant Coach teaches stroke technique, coaches swimmers, and adds support to NSU's year round swim club. Demonstrates and teaches stroke techniques. Responsible to multi-task while instructing swimmers of various skill levels. Tracks athletic performance and assesses swimmer's skills. Responsible to understand the major concepts and technical details associated with teaching swimmers.

For inquiries, contact Adam Caldwell.

Swim instructors teach private and/or group lessons. The Position requires the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification. Swim instructors will be responsible for teaching Parent/Child Classes, Children as well as Adults from the American Red Cross Learn to swim program. Swim Instructors help make participants feel comfortable, develop strokes, and create a positive learning environment to be out the best in their students. prerequisite - WSI certification.

For inquiries, contact Adam Caldwell.

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