Campus Recreation

Student Employment

There are many opportunities for students to obtain employment within the Department of Campus Recreation. Hiring of new employees remains constant, as positions become available due to changing class schedules and graduations. Find descriptions of each job below. Click “Apply Today!” to view current job openings within Campus Recreation. 

Unit Areas

Aquatics

Level 1: Lifeguard
  • Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies. Applies constant lifeguarding surveillance of patrons; acts immediately and appropriately utilizing rescue techniques to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Performs various cleaning and maintenance duties as directed to ensure a clean and safe facility.
  • Prepares and maintains various reports (e.g., head counts).
  • May require the application of basic organizational or technical knowledge, operation of simple equipment or performing routine tasks • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Very little independent decision making with regular supervision • Attends all mandatory in-services as scheduled.

Required Job Qualifications

  • Entry level position requires basic skills attained through on the job training. No previous work experience or coursework required.
  • All aquatics staff must have current Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid/AED Certification from one of the following nationally recognized organizations or other organization approved by Campus Recreation:
    • American Red Cross
    • Ellis and Associates
    • YMCA
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment lifeguard physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department.
  • Current University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Entry Level
  • Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour
  • Certifications: Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid/AED certification cost range is $250-$350; maintaining certification requires bi-yearly exam or completion of continuing education credits
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume
  • Optional Documents: Cover Letter – Strongly Encouraged
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Pitt Talent System
Level 2 – Aquatic Manager
  • Completes all lifeguard responsibilities as listed above.
  • During Aquatic Manager shifts, acts as head lifeguard demonstrating leadership qualities overseeing lifeguard staff in the completion of their duties. For example, ensures cleaning and maintenance duties are completed and/or reports issues to Aquatic Coordinator.
  • Assists with staff recruiting, hiring, training, and evaluating.
  • Coordinates and manages shift coverage of Lifeguards and Aquatic Managers for daily operations and special events.
  • Assists with event planning, set-up, tear down, and debrief.
  • Assists the Aquatic Coordinator in the various day to day activities of the pool operations.
  • Assists with development and implementation of aquatic programs and events.
  • Assists in planning and delivering mandatory in-services.

Job Qualifications

  • All aquatics staff must have current Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid/AED Certification
  • Current University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student AND current campus recreation lifeguard for at least one semester
  • Prefer employment experience as head lifeguard, team lead, and/or leadership experience in aquatics operation.
  • Preferred Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) and or willing to obtain LGI within 6 months of employment

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current campus recreation Lifeguards
  • Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Aquatics Coordinator. Internal applicants only.
Level 3: Student Supervisor, Aquatics

The Aquatic Student Supervisors serve in an administrative capacity providing leadership to front line student employees in the Aquatic Manager and Lifeguard roles. Student Supervisors maintain staff schedules, assist with hiring, and lead training of new student staff members.

Aquatic Student Supervisor Job Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain student staff schedules
  • Assist with hiring, interviewing, and onboarding new Lifeguards and Aquatic Managers
  • Lead on site training of new Lifeguards and Aquatic Managers
  • Assist with developing and facilitating on going meetings and trainings for all Aquatic Staff
  • Coordinate risk management procedures and trainings for all Aquatics and Facilities Staff
  • Maintain inventory of first aid supplies, various aquatic equipment, and staff supplies
  • Maintain 1-2 shifts per week as an Aquatic Manager

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability

Job Qualifications

  • All aquatics staff must have current Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid/AED Certification
  • Current University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student AND current campus recreation aquatics manager for at least one semester

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current Aquatics Managers
  • Pay Rate: TBA
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; days/times TBD
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Aquatics Coordinator. Internal applicants only.
Level 1 – Swim Instructor
  • Responsible for organizing, leading, instructing, and motivating students in exercise activities including swimming techniques, shallow and deep-water swimming, aquatic fitness, and conditioning
  • Prepare pool and pool deck for class
  • Must adhere to University Campus Recreation policy for teaching, attendance, and student-instructor conduct

Class Designation

  • Beginner and Intermediate Swimming
  • Swimming for Fitness

Required Job Qualifications

  • All instructors must have current CPR/First Aid/AED Certification or obtain within 3 months of hire
  • Swim Instruction Certification from Red Cross or other certification approved by Campus Recreation – examples include: o Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
    • USA Swimming o Safety Training for Swim Coaches (STSC)
    • Star Guard
    • YMCA Swim Instructor
  • All instructors must meet instructional standards demonstrated through sample lesson plans and review of previous instructional experience
  • Preferred but not required: Swim lesson experience greater than 6-months
  • Instructors must present complete lesson plan structured for the duration of the assigned classes
  • Applicants will be asked for job references related to previous teaching experience

Additional Notes:

  • Position Type: Previous experience required
  • Pay Rate: TBA
  • Lifeguard Certifications: Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid/AED certification cost range is $250-$350; maintaining certification requires bi-yearly exam or completion of continuing education credits
  • Swim Instructor Certification: Certification exam cost range is $200-$300. Maintaining certification requires bi-yearly renewal or in some cases instructor can submit proof they are currently teaching a swim curriculum which may fulfill re-certification requirements
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter and List of References
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Pitt Talent System
Level 2 – Swim Instructor
  • Responsible for organizing, leading, instructing, and motivating students in exercise activities including swimming techniques, shallow and deep-water swimming, aquatic fitness, and conditioning
  • Prepare pool and pool deck for class
  • Must adhere to University Campus Recreation policy for teaching, attendance, and student-instructor conduct

Class Designation

  • Advanced Swimming

Required Job Qualifications

  • All instructors must have current CPR/First Aid/AED Certification or obtain within 3 months of hire
  • Swim Instruction Certification from Red Cross or other certification approved by Campus Recreation – examples include:
    • Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
    • USA Swimming
    • Safety Training for Swim Coaches (STSC)
    • Star Guard
    • YMCA Swim Instructor
  • All instructors must meet instructional standards demonstrated through sample lesson plans and review of previous instructional experience
  • Preferred but not required: Swim lesson experience greater than 6-months
  • Instructors must present complete lesson plan structured for the duration of the assigned classes
  • Applicants will be asked for job references related to previous teaching experience

Additional Notes:

  • Position Type: Previous experience required
  • Pay Rate: TBA
  • Lifeguard Certifications: Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid/AED certification cost range is $250-$350; maintaining certification requires bi-yearly exam or completion of continuing education credits
  • Swim Instructor Certification: Certification exam cost range is $200-$300. Maintaining certification requires bi-yearly renewal or in some cases instructor can submit proof they are currently teaching a swim curriculum which may fulfil re-certification requirements
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter and List of References
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Pitt Talent System

For more information regarding student employment in aquatics or as a swim instructor contact Alycia Miller, Aquatic Coordinator at anmiller@pitt.edu.

Aquatic unit job descriptions pdf

Bike Cave

Level 1: Bike Cave Attendant

Bike Cave Attendants oversee the daily operations of the Bike Cave, patrons, and programs while on duty. This overnight provides promoting an inclusive environment for students and public, cleaning and shop maintenance, and programming.

Bike Cave Attendant Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor activities and usage throughout the Bike Cave
  • Be knowledgeable of all campus recreation policies and guidelines, enforce policies as needed
  • Complete bike cave cleaning and daily tasks to maintain cleanliness of the facility
  • Maintain organization of equipment within bike cave
  • Wear appropriate staff uniform and model professional work behaviors
  • Respond to emergency situations according to established departmental protocols that include care for injured, initiation of Emergency Response Plans, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings

Does this position require FWS award? No

Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Pitt Talent System

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Entry Level
  • Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume
  • Optional Documents: Cover Letter – Strongly Encouraged

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • Current University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds and stand on your feet/be mobile for up to 4 hours
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends
  • Prior bike repair experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Initiative
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
Level 2: Bike Cave Manager

Bike Cave Managers oversee the daily operations of the bike cave, patrons, and programs while on duty. In addition, Bike Cave Managers supervise on shift personnel.

Bike Cave Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Provide direct supervision and guidance to Bike Cave Attendants.
  • Ensure staff are present, in uniform, in designate position and completing assigned tasks
  • Contact missing Bike Cave Attendants and fill in onsite positions as needed
  • Ensure all facility policies and guidelines are being upheld.
  • Complete hourly participation counts and all accompanying manager paperwork.
  • Collaborate with Assistant Director, Outdoor and Adventure Pursuits as needed to handle accidents and incidents within the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
  • Ensure facility is opened and closed properly according to daily facility hour schedules
  • Assist with events and facility reservations taking place on shift
  • Respond to emergency situations according to established departmental protocols that include care for injured, initiation of Emergency Response Plans, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings

For more information regarding student employment at the bike cave contact Sarah Brown, Assistant Director, Outdoor and Adventure Pursuits @ sjb239@pitt.edu

Does this position require FWS award? No

Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Assistant Director, Outdoor and Adventure Pursuits. Internal applicants only.


Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current Climbing Wall Attendants
  • Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds and stand on your feet/be mobile for up to 4 hours
  • Teamwork, critical thinking, and communication skills are key aspects of performance in this role • Provide onboarding training to Bike Cave Attendants
  • Situational Awareness
  • Professionalism

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Leadership
  • Conflict Management
  • Collaboration

For more information regarding student employment at the bike cave contact Sarah Brown, Assistant Director, Outdoor and Adventure Pursuits @ sjb239@pitt.edu.

Bike Cave Unit Job Descriptions PDF

Climbing Wall

Level 1: Climbing Wall Attendant

Climbing Wall Attendants oversee the daily operations of the facility, participants, and programs while on duty. This oversight includes policy enforcement, cleaning, climb wall maintenance, and providing care to patrons in the event of an injury.

Climbing Wall Attendant Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor activities and usage throughout the facility
  • Be knowledgeable of all campus recreation policies and guidelines, enforce policies as needed
  • Complete climbing wall cleaning and daily tasks to maintain cleanliness of the facility
  • Maintain organization of equipment within climbing wall facility
  • Wear appropriate staff uniform and model professional work behaviors
  • Respond to emergency situations according to established departmental protocols that include care for injured, initiation of Emergency Response Plans, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings

Does this position require FWS award? No

Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Pitt Talent System

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Entry Level
  • Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume
  • Optional Documents: Cover Letter – Strongly Encouraged

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • Obtain Belay Certification within 30 days of start date.
  • Current University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds and stand on your feet/be mobile for up to 4 hours
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Initiative
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
Level 2: Climbing Wall Manager

Climbing Wall Managers oversee the daily operations of the facility, participants, and programs while on duty. In addition, Climbing Wall Managers supervise on shift personnel.

Climbing Wall Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Provide direct supervision and guidance to Climbing Wall Attendants.
  • Ensure staff are present, in uniform, in designate position and completing assigned tasks
  • Contact missing Climbing Wall Attendants and fill in onsite positions as needed
  • Ensure all facility policies and guidelines are being upheld.
  • Complete hourly participation counts and all accompanying manager paperwork.
  • Collaborate with Assistant Director, Outdoor and Adventure Pursuits as needed to handle accidents and incidents within the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
  • Ensure facility is opened and closed properly according to daily facility hour schedules
  • Assist with events and facility reservations taking place on shift
  • Respond to emergency situations according to established departmental protocols that include care for injured, initiation of Emergency Response Plans, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings

Does this position require FWS award? No

Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Assistant Director, Outdoor and Adventure Pursuits. Internal applicants only.

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current Climbing Wall Attendants
  • Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • Provide onboarding training and belay certifications to Climb Wall Attendants
  • University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds and stand on your feet/be mobile for up to 4 hours
  • Teamwork, critical thinking, and communication skills are key aspects of performance in this role
  • Situational Awareness
  • Professionalism

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Leadership
  • Conflict Management
  • Collaboration

For more information regarding student employment at the bike cave contact Sarah Brown, Assistant Director, Outdoor and Adventure Pursuits @ sjb239@pitt.edu.

Climbing Wall Unit Job Descriptions PDF

Competitive & Recreational Programs

Level 1: IM Official / Ops Support

Officials / Ops Support are the front line in making intramural programs fair, safe, and fun. They will use their sport knowledge/rule understanding to enforce rules, encourage fair play, and ensure safety of all participants.

IM Official / Ops Support Job Responsibilities

  • Intramural Official/Operations Support will be responsible for officiating.
  • To register and check in all participants prior to the start of contests.
  • Accurately keep the time/score
  • Ensure that the playing surface is safe and free from obstacles/obstructions.
  • Assist with set up and take down of intramural events.
  • Security for all intramural sports and assist the Intramural Supervisor with resolving conflicts that may arise during game play.
  • Must have a positive mindset and maintain strong integrity whenever tested by a participant.

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Entry Level
  • Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week
  • Required Documents: N/A
  • Optional Documents: Resume/Cover Letter – Strongly Encouraged
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Pitt Talent System

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • Current University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Initiative • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism
Level 2: Intramural Supervisor

Intramural Supervisors oversee the facilitation of all intramural programs, with or without professional staff supervision. Supervisors are responsible for overseeing officials, handling conflicts between participants and staff, submitting incident and accident reports when necessary, field/court set-up and tear-down, and other duties as assigned. Supervisors will have learned (through being an official) how to run a full slate of IM programming.

Intramural Supervisor Job Responsibilities

  • Intramural Supervisor will assist the Intramural Program Coordinator with the operation and administration of the Intramural Sports programs, which include the planning, promoting, organizing, and evaluating of programs.
  • Supervisors will also be in a leadership position, delegating tasks and providing constructive feedback to officials, scorekeepers, and security.
  • To apply to be an Intramural Supervisor, we prefer you to have AT LEAST one year of intramural officiating or scorekeeper experience.

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current Officials / Ops Support staff
  • Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Intramural Program Coordinator. Internal applicants only.

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student AND current campus recreation student employee
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Leadership
  • Delegation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Initiative

For more information regarding student employment in Competitive & Recreational programs unit contact Sean Scott, Intramural Program Coordinator at ses379@pitt.edu.

Competitive & Recreational Programs Unit Job Descriptions PDF

Facilities

Level 1: Facility Attendant

Facility Attendants oversee the facility upkeep and equipment management of all Campus Recreation facilities including Baierl Student Recreation Center, Trees Hall, William Pitt Union, Bellefield Hall, and Sports Dome. This oversight includes fitness floor upkeep, preventive maintenance, cleaning, and functionality audits.

Attendant Job Responsibilities

  • Be knowledgeable of all campus recreation fitness equipment usage, layout, functionality, and troubleshooting measures.
  • Complete fitness equipment cleaning and daily tasks to maintain the cleanliness of fitness spaces. • Maintain organization of equipment within fitness center spaces including but not limited to reracking weight plates, dumbbells, barbells, stability balls, kettlebells, and accessories.
  • Audit facility equipment throughout operations including but not limited to equipment checkout items, basketballs, nets, and lockers.
  • Ensure facility meets or exceeds professionalism standards including proper sign posting, organized accessories, collaborate with custodial on addressing cleanliness needs, etc.
  • Ensure reservable spaces inventory is at proper levels and in working order.
  • Wear appropriate staff uniform and model professional work behaviors
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Initiative
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • Current University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Entry Level
  • Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume
  • Optional Documents: Cover Letter – Strongly Encouraged
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Pitt Talent System
Level 2: Facility Manager

Facility Managers lead the facility upkeep and equipment management of all Campus Recreation facilities including Baierl Student Recreation Center, Trees Hall, William Pitt Union, Bellefield Hall, and Sports Dome. In addition, Facility Managers supervise on shift personnel.

Attendant Job Responsibilities

  • Provide direct supervision and guidance to Facility Attendants.
  • Lead training of new Facility Attendants
  • Ensure staff are present, in uniform, in designate position and completing assigned tasks
  • Contact missing Facility Attendants and fill in onsite positions as needed
  • Assist in creation of preventative maintenance tasks and rotations
  • Review active work orders in Connect2Concepts
  • Assist in management of Connect2Concepts C2IT Asset Management Inventory and Work Order Management systems
  • Audit facility equipment throughout operations including but not limited to equipment checkout items, basketballs, nets, and lockers.
  • Ensure facility meets or exceeds professionalism standards including proper sign posting, organized accessories, collaborate with custodial on addressing cleanliness needs, etc.
  • Ensure reservable spaces inventory is at proper levels and in working order.
  • Wear appropriate staff uniform and model professional work behaviors
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Initiative
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student AND current campus recreation student employee
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current Facilities Attendants
  • Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Facilities & Operations Coordinator. Internal applicants only.
Level 3: Student Supervisor, Facilities

The Student Supervisor of Facilities serve in an administrative capacity providing leadership to front line student employees in the Facility Attendant and Facility Manager roles. The Student Supervisors for facilities also assists in creating and managing facility schedules, recruiting, hiring, and lead training of new facility attendant and facility manager student staff members.

Student Supervisor Job Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain student staff schedules
  • Assist with hiring, interviewing, and onboarding new Facility Attendants
  • Lead on site training of new Facility Attendants
  • Assist with developing and facilitating on going meetings and trainings for all Facilities Staff
  • Assist with facility rental intake and special event logistics
  • Assist with management of facility schedules • Serve onsite for special events and reservations as needed

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student AND current campus recreation operations student employee
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current campus recreation facilities staff
  • Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; days/times TBD
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Facilities & Operations Coordinator. Internal applicants only.

For more information regarding student employment in the facilities unit contact Robert McCarl, Facilities & Operations Coordinator at RDM102@pitt.edu.

Facilities unit job descriptions pdf

Member Services

Level 1: Member Services Attendant

The Department of Campus Recreation is seeking applications for our member services role who will be expected to provide top tier customer service and interact with patrons on a daily basis. This position monitors the front desk and all customer service responsibilities within the Baierl Recreation Center.

Attendant Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain high level of professionalism for all customer interactions
  • Monitor access control and facility entrance requirement
  • Assist patrons with all problems, questions, and concerns both in person and over the phone
  • Oversee equipment checkout procedures
  • Provide accurate information about Department of Campus Recreation programs and services
  • Respond to emergency situations according to established departmental protocols that include care for injured, initiation of Emergency Response Plans, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Customer Service
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • Current University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student. • Ability to effectively communicate and problem solve.
  • Attention to detail and a customer service mindset are key aspects of performance in this role

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Entry Level
  • Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume
  • Optional Documents: Cover Letter – Strongly Encouraged
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Pitt Talent System.
Level 2: Member Services Manager

Membership Services Managers oversee daily front desk operations within Baierl Recreation Center and the future Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. Managers operate the point-of-sale station within the front desk and serve as the lead troubleshooter in all customer service-related operations. In addition, Membership Managers supervise on shift membership services personnel.

Membership Services Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Provide direct supervision and guidance to Member Services Attendants.
  • Ensure staff are present, in uniform, in designate position and completing assigned tasks
  • Contact missing Member Services Attendants and fill in onsite positions as needed
  • Maintain high level of professionalism for all customer interactions
  • Complete Fusion sales always using proper software and cash handling procedures
  • Maintain highest frontline Fusion Software knowledge and ability to trouble shoot all areas of Point-of-Sale, Access Control, and Equipment Checkout
  • Ensure facilities are opened and closed properly according to daily facility hour schedules
  • Collaborate with Operations Manager as needed to handle accidents and incidents withing the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
  • Respond to emergency situations according to established departmental protocols that include care for injured, initiation of Emergency Response Plans, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Leadership
  • Conflict Management
  • Collaboration
  • Situational Awareness
  • Professionalism

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student AND current campus recreation student employee
  • Prior baseline knowledge of Fusion software
  • Teamwork, critical thinking, and communication skills are key aspects of performance in this role

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current Member Services Attendants
  • Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Member Services Coordinator. Internal applicants only.
Level 3: Student Supervisor, Member Services

Member Services Student Supervisors serve in an administrative capacity providing leadership to front line student employees in the Member Services Management and Attendant roles. Student Supervisors maintain staff schedules, assist with hiring, and lead training of new student staff members.

Student Supervisor Job Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain student staff schedules
  • Assist with hiring, interviewing, and onboarding new Member Services Attendants and Member Services Managers
  • Lead on site training of new Member Services Attendants and Membership Managers
  • Assist with developing and facilitating on going meetings and trainings for all Facilities and Operations Staff
  • Troubleshooting equipment and software issues
  • Oversee Equipment Checkout Inventory Management
  • Coordinate risk management procedures and trainings for Member Services Staff
  • Maintain 1-2 shifts per week as a Member Services Manager

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student AND current campus recreation member services student employee
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and significant fusion knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and motivate, train and lead others are key aspects of performance in this position.

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current Member Services Managers
  • Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours per week; days/times TBD
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Member Services Coordinator. Internal applicants only.

For more information regarding student employment in the member services unit contact Hamza Ziglar, Member Services Coordinator at HLZ9@pitt.edu.

Member services unit job descriptions pdf

Operations

Level 1: Operations Attendant

Operations Attendants oversee the daily operations of all Campus Recreation facilities including Baierl Student Recreation Center, Trees Hall, William Pitt Union, Bellefield Hall, and Sports Dome. This oversight includes policy enforcement, fitness floor upkeep, cleaning, and providing care to patrons in the event of an injury.

Attendant Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor activities and usage throughout the recreation facilities
  • Be knowledgeable of all campus recreation policies and guidelines, enforce policies as needed
  • Complete fitness equipment cleaning and daily tasks to maintain cleanliness of fitness spaces
  • Maintain organization of equipment within fitness center spaces including but not limited to reracking weight plates, dumbbells, barbells, stability balls, kettlebells, and accessories.
  • Wear appropriate staff uniform and model professional work behaviors
  • Respond to emergency situations according to established departmental protocols that include care for injured, initiation of Emergency Response Plans, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Initiative
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • Current University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds and stand on your feet/be mobile for up to 4 hours

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Entry Level
  • Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume
  • Optional Documents: Cover Letter – Strongly Encouraged
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Pitt Talent System
Level 2: Operations Manager

Operations Managers oversee daily operations of all campus recreation facilities including Baierl Student Recreation Center, Trees Hall, William Pitt Union, Bellefield Hall, and Sports Dome. In addition, Operations Managers supervise on shift personnel.

Operations Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Provide direct supervision and guidance to Operations Attendants.
  • Ensure staff are present, in uniform, in designate position and completing assigned tasks
  • Contact missing Operations Attendants and fill in onsite positions as needed
  • Complete continuous rounds of facilities to supervise staff and activity areas.
  • Ensure all facility policies and guidelines are being upheld.
  • Complete hourly participation counts, laundry, and all accompanying manager paperwork.
  • Collaborate with Member Services Manager as needed to handle accidents and incidents within the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
  • Ensure facilities are opened and closed properly according to daily facility hour schedules
  • Assist with events and facility reservations taking place on shift
  • Respond to emergency situations according to established departmental protocols that include care for injured, initiation of Emergency Response Plans, notification of appropriate university authorities, and completion of paperwork.
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Leadership
  • Conflict Management
  • Collaboration
  • Situational Awareness
  • Professionalism

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student AND current campus recreation student employee
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds
  • Teamwork, critical thinking, and communication skills are key aspects of performance in this role

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current Operations Attendants
  • Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; minimum requirements of 6 hours per week; days/times TBD based on facility hours
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Facilities & Operations Coordinator. Internal applicants only.
Level 3: Student Supervisor, Operations

Operations Student Supervisors serve in an administrative capacity providing leadership to front line student employees in the Operations Manager and Operations Attendant roles. Student Supervisors maintain staff schedules, assist with hiring, and lead training of new student staff members.

Student Supervisor Job Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain student staff schedules
  • Assist with hiring, interviewing, and onboarding new Operations Attendants and Operations Managers
  • Lead on site training of new Operations Attendants and Operations Managers
  • Assist with developing and facilitating on going meetings and trainings for all Operations staff
  • Coordinate Lost and Found procedures
  • Coordinate risk management procedures and trainings for Operations Staff
  • Maintain inventory of first aid supplies, various fitness equipment, and staff supplies
  • Maintain 1-2 shifts per week as an Operations Manager

Professional Skills to be gained:

  • Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability

Required Job Qualifications

  • All campus recreation staff must have current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.
  • University of Pittsburgh undergraduate or graduate student AND current campus recreation operations student employee
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds
  • Ability to work independently and motivate, train and lead others are key aspects of performance in this position

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Promotional Opportunity for current Operations Managers
  • Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour
  • Work Schedule: Not to exceed 20 hours a week; days/times TBD
  • Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
  • Does this position require FWS award? No
  • Application Instructions: Must submit all required documents to the Facilities & Operations Coordinator. Internal applicants only

For more information regarding student employment in the operations unit contact Cal McCarthy, Facilities and Operations Coordinator at CAM608@pitt.edu.

Operations unit job descriptions pdf

To browse job postings visit the Pitt Talent Center. For questions and general information about student employment with Campus Recreation contact Jennifer O’Neil, program assistant, jao39@pitt.edu.

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