Campus Recreation employs a large number of students each year to manage their facilities and coordinate programming. The department makes every effort to provide student employees with opportunities for professional development, self-growth, and promotion within the department. Student employees average 15 work-hours per week and do not exceed 20 work-hours per week when class is in session.
Manages the entry desk. Responsible for providing members and guests with information about our facility and programs, selling merchandise, checking out equipment, and cleaning the strength and conditioning room. Students will be responsible for daily cash flow and are expected to present friendly customer service.
Plans and leads RecFitness classes in an enthusiastic and motivating way, while using safe activities geared towards each participant’s fitness level. Group fitness certification preferred (i.e. ACE, AFAA, etc.).
Responsible for maintaining a safe and pleasant playing environment for all participants by enforcing the established rules and regulations for each particular sport.
Responsible for maintaining an accurate record of the game by checking participants into the game, working the scoreboard during the game, and recording information on team score sheets.
Responsible for managing all intramural sports by enforcing all intramural procedures and policies. Intramural Supervisors need to be effective communicators, maintain a positive attitude, and have knowledge of all intramural sports.
Oversees the daily operations of the pool. Lifeguards must have a current lifeguard and CPR for the professional rescuer certification.
Provides excellent customer service to members and guests. Responsible for managing Campus Recreation office, which includes answering the phones, waiting on customers, administrative duties. Students are responsible for all cash flow and making sure the front office is running smoothly.
Responsible for managing the daily operations of the Stark Recreation Center, including the opening and closing procedures. Oversees all student employees working in the facility.
Plan and teach swimming skills to all ages in our Learn-to-Swim program. Water Safety Instructors must have a current WSI certification or equivalent experience.
Non-student employees average 10 work-hours or less per week and do not exceed 20 work-hours per week.
Provide clientele with a customized workout program and one-on-one assistance. Recognized national certification (i.e. ACE, AFAA, ACSM) or completion of MUW Campus Recreation certification required.
Stark Recreation Center1100 College StreetMUW-40Columbus, MS 39701Phone: (662) 241-7494
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439