Employment


Current Student Employment Opportunities

Please visit Westminster's online student employment job board (you do not have to qualify for work study to apply for these positions)

Student Employment Job Descriptions

Job Description

Climbing wall instructors are responsible for ensuring safety through adherence to Westminster College.

Climbing Wall Policies and Procedures

Instructors will be required to gain competency in operating CSI software (training provided) to validate members (e.g., all participants must sign an assumption of risk form and pass the belay certification test before climbing), and manage equipment check-out. Climbing wall instructors will also instruct basic skills and safety tactics required for belaying, knot tying, and beginning climbing techniques.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Membership management (check-in, forms, equipment checkout, etc.)
  • Required to belay newcomers to the wall
  • Class/program registration
  • Complete administrative projects as assigned
  • Working relationships
  • There are generally 2 climbing wall instructors working simultaneously
  • Climbing wall instructors are part of the FWRD team, which includes multiple student employee positions

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • Experience working in a climbing facility or with outdoor climbing
  • Great customer service
  • Completion of FWRD belay and climbing certification
  • Responsible
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and nonverbal
  • Ability to learn and be competent in CSI, the membership management software
  • Understanding of programs offered through the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation Department
  • CPR/AED/first aid certification is required within 30 days of hire

Job Description

Camp counselors will serve as the primary adult responsible for youth at camp. Camp counselors will provide group leadership and supervision and transition campers from session to session. Camp counselors will be responsible for carrying out the schedule and implementing programs and experiences for campers in small and large group settings. Most importantly, camp counselors will be responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow camp objectives, rules, policies, and guidelines
  • Assist staff with all camp activities and sports
  • Serve as a positive role model for youth
  • Show a genuine interest in campers
  • Be punctual and organized
  • Participate enthusiastically
  • Work to ensure all youth are comfortable, safe, and included
  • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues
  • Communicate with camp director about concerns with participant’s experiences
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident/accident reports, attendance, etc.
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures associated with the camp program and be familiar with the emergency action plan
  • Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all the program areas. This includes, but is not limited to, being responsible for your campers’ safety and their whereabouts at all times.
  • Ensure that the site is kept clean, organized, and free of littler
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • To have fun

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • Upon hire, completion of CPR/AED/first aid
    education classes or experiences in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field
  • Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement program activities
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Job Description

The facility supervisor's job is to manage, oversee, and monitor all areas of the Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center. The facility supervisor must provide excellent customer service and professionalism when working with employees and members. The facility supervisor will be familiar with the reception attendant and the strength and cardio positions. The facility supervisor will enforce policies to members and enforce employee policies to student employees and ensure the facility runs smoothly. This position will oversee safety, customer service, and procedure adherence for all facility areas while providing guidance and leadership for student staff when full-time staff is not available.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Display and maintain a positive approach in your interactions, duties, and management of others
  • Be knowledgeable and able to educate student staff and members regarding policies and procedures
  • Provide immediate or timely feedback for maintenance concerns as appropriate
  • General supervision of building and patron use to ensure a safe and pleasant environment
  • Keep work areas clean and free from hazards
  • Ensure a clean work environment, including performing cleaning duties and/or delegating duties
  • Support an environment that encourages, values, and delivers outstanding customer service
  • Responsible for opening and/or closing and maintaining the smooth operation of the building
  • Including risk management assessment for all program activities

Pay

  • $9.25/hour

Job Description

Group exercise instructors are responsible for teaching fitness classes to members of the Dolores Doré Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center. Critical to this position, group exercise instructors will incorporate knowledge and application of anatomy, kinesiology, exercise physiology, instructional techniques, and injury prevention. The background and interests on behalf of each group exercise instructor will determine the type of classes one will teach.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create a fun, creative, and professional environment for members
  • Continue to gain and maintain knowledge in the fitness industry
  • Respond to any emergencies and provide the necessary care
  • Note any working relationships
  • Group exercise instructors are part of the FWRD Team, which includes multiple student employee positions

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • Certification from a nationally-recognized organization (i.e., ACE, AFAA, NASM, ACSM, or AFAA)
  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and nonverbal
  • Responsible and professional in nature
  • Comprehensive understanding of programs offered through the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation department
  • A positive and friendly spirit
  • CPR/AED/first aid certification is required within 30 days of hire

Job Description

The role of the intramural official is an exciting opportunity for any students who enjoy sports and working in a fast-paced social setting.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend all required meetings and trainings
  • Referee intramural sports games
  • Enforce all intramural sports rules and policies
  • Set up the activity area at the beginning of every shift
  • Assist the intramural supervisor with checking players’ identification
  • Examine the playing surface before every game to ensure safe playing conditions
  • Use appropriate signals and mechanics
  • Maintain a high level of sportsmanship, and penalize unsporting behavior
  • Communicate any problems or concerns to the intramural supervisor
  • Assist the intramural supervisor in giving sportsmanship grades at the end of every game
  • Tear down the activity area at the end of every shift
  • Communicate any problem, member concerns, or suggestions to the assistant director of Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation
  • Have a thorough understanding of the rules for each sport
  • Ensure participant safety
  • Provide and explain rules of various intramural sports
  • Get games started on time
  • Handle participant requests/questions
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Respond to emergencies

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • Willingness to learn the rules of all intramural sports
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and nonverbal
  • Great customer service
  • Responsible in nature
  • Positive and friendly attitude
  • CPR/AED/first aid certification is required within 30 days of hire
  • Ability to work unsupervised

Job Description

The role of the intramural supervisor is an exciting opportunity for any students who enjoy organization and working in a fast-paced social setting. You do not need to know how to officiate sports for this position. The main duties are to organize and supervise all intramural sports.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up the equipment before intramural games
  • Supervise Intramural games to ensure participant safety
  • Provide and explain rules of various intramural sports
  • Get games started on time
  • Handle participant requests/questions
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Respond to emergencies

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • Willingness to learn the rules of all intramural sports (supervisor does not need to know how to officiate games)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and nonverbal
  • Great customer service
  • Responsible in nature
  • Comprehensive understanding of programs offered through the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation department
  • A positive and friendly spirit
  • CPR/AED/first aid certification is required within 30 days of hire
  • Ability to work unsupervised

Hours

Applicants must be available during the following times:

  • Mondays, 7–11:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 7–11:00 p.m.
  • Most Fridays, 1–5:00 p.m.

Job Description

Lifeguards will be responsible for the safety of the members using the Aquatic Center in the Dolores Doré Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center.
 
Lifeguards will enforce pool rules and state health and safety laws, respond to emergencies, administer first aid and primary care as needed, and complete accident and injury forms.
 
Lifeguards will also be responsible for educating members about water safety and provide a safe area where members can enjoy their use of the pool and/or hot tub.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise swimmers and bathers to prevent accidents
  • Rescue swimmers having difficulty
  • Respond to emergencies
  • Provide first aid and/or CPR if required
  • Enforce safety regulations and facility policies
  • Responsible for the opening and closing of the aquatic facility and ensuring the chlorine and pH are within normal levels before opening
  • Be proactive in looking for potential dangers and unsafe behaviors
  • Maintain rescue equipment
  • Working relationships
  • There is generally only 1 lifeguard working at a time, except for summer camps and large events
  • Lifeguards are part of the FWRD team, which includes multiple student employee positions

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • American Red Cross lifeguarding and first aid certification
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the lifeguard
  • Great customer service
  • Responsible in nature
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of programs offered through the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation department
  • A positive and collaborative spirit

Pay

  • $9.00/hour

Job Description

The director of the Outdoor Program is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and well-organized individual with a passion for the outdoors to assist in all aspects of running Westminster’s Outdoor Program.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and organize events/presentations related to the outdoor industry
  • Maintain outdoor equipment and oversee the resource library
  • Create a welcoming, energetic outdoor recreation space in Eccles HWAC
  • Daily administrative tasks, including trip paperwork
  • Updating the online calendar of events
  • Promotion of outdoor program activities to the Westminster campus and recruitment of student/staff/faculty participants
  • Involvement in the greater outdoor community
    special projects as assigned
  • Working relationships
  • Outdoor Program assistants are part of the FWRD team, including multiple student employee positions

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • Passion for the outdoors
  • Previous experience working/volunteering in outdoor recreation/education is required
  • Excellent organization, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently
  • Flexible schedule which will include weekends and overnight trips
  • A positive spirit and a strong work ethic
  • Competency in operating equipment rental software
  • Westminster College van-certified or the ability to become certified upon hire
  • Comprehensive understanding of programs offered through the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation department
  • CPR/AED/first aid certification is required within 30 days of hire

Job Description

The role of the personal trainer is to provide quality personal training services to members to help them reach and maintain their goals of physical and mental wellness. Responsibilities in this area include:

  • Performing standardized fitness tests/assessments on member clients
  • Following up with evaluations and counseling
  • Prescribing and implementing comprehensive exercise programs specific to the client’s individual needs and goals while staying within the personal trainer’s scope of practice

Personal trainers will also be actively involved in the ongoing marketing process to continually improve the center's services and clientele.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create a fun, creative, and professional environment for members
  • Continue to gain and maintain knowledge in the fitness industry
  • Respond to any emergencies and provide the necessary care
  • Note any working relationships
  • Personal trainers are part of the FWRD Team. which includes multiple student employee positions
  • Personal trainers will be responsible for their schedule and scheduling clients when they are available to train

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • Certification from a nationally-recognized organization (ACE, NSCA, NASM, ACSM)
  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent communication skills. both verbal and nonverbal
  • Attention to detail
  • Responsible and professional in nature
  • Comprehensive understanding of programs offered through the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation department
  • A positive and friendly spirit
  • CPR/AED/first aid certification is required within 30 days of hire

Job Description

The reception attendants are the first people with whom members come in contact upon entering the Dolores Doré Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center.  Customer service and meeting the needs of members is a must! Employees in this position will assist in creating a consistently friendly, inclusive, and helpful environment at the main point of entry to the center. Reception attendants will be critical to the smooth operation of Dolores Doré Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center policies and procedures, including issues pertaining to security.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Membership management (adding/editing new members, point of sale, member check-in)
  • Equipment check-out
  • Identification card production
  • Class/program registration
  • Complete administrative projects as assigned
  • Working relationships
  • There are generally 2 reception attendants working simultaneously
  • Reception attendants are part of the FWRD team, which includes multiple student employee positions
  • The center is open at 6:00 a.m. and closes at 11:00 p.m., so, based on availability, shifts may include early morning, late night, or weekend hours.

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • Great customer service
  • Excellent organization
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and nonverbal
  • Responsible in nature
  • Ability to learn and be competent in CSI, the membership management software application
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Comprehensive understanding of programs offered through the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation department
  • CPR/AED/first aid certification is required within 30 days of hire
  • Proper phone etiquette

Job Description

Swim instructors will be responsible for teaching individual and group swim instruction to the many types of members of the Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center. Swim instructors will cover skills and knowledge in a logical progression for aquatic skill development. Depending on the need of the center, swim instructors should be prepared to teach adults as well as children’s learn-to-swim levels 1–6, parent and child aquatics, and water safety outreach classes.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Swim instructors will incorporate knowledge and application of different teaching styles to the experience, ability, and culture of participants so that they can achieve course objectives
  • Swim instructors will be responsible for preparing the appropriate lesson for the level of class
  • Maintaining attendance and evaluation methods of each participant
  • Enforce safety regulations and facility policies
  • Be proactive in looking for potential dangers and unsafe behaviors
  • Working relationships
  • There are generally 2–3 swim instructors working at a time depending on the attendance of the class
  • Swim instructors are part of the FWRD team, which includes multiple student employee positions

Qualifications Required/Preferred

  • American Red Cross water safety instructor (WSI) training—required
  • CPR/AED and first aid training—required within 3 months of hire
  • Excellent customer service
  • Responsible in nature
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Team player
  • Comprehensive understanding of programs offered through the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation department
  • A positive and collaborative spirit
  • Availability to teach group lessons on:
    • Wednesday evenings, 6–7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday mornings. 9–10:30 a.m.
  • If swim instructors are teaching group lessons, there could be potential to teach private and semi-private lessons during the session that group lessons are occurring

Pay

  • $9.00/hour