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Campus Recreation is one of the largest employers of students at University Park. Our focus on critical development and leadership exists in our variety of jobs available each semester.

Working for Campus Recreation provides students the opportunity to grow as leaders, gain valuable professional skills, and work in an exciting environment alongside professional staff who are passionate about student development. 

Other benefits include competitive pay, job skills training, leadership development, flexible schedule, and an amazing atmosphere to work in!

Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures

Climbing Wall Managers

Supervise the climbing wall operations and staff members. They teach belay orientations and lessons as well as additional evening programming when needed. They assist the Program Coordinator with scheduling, maintenance, and equipment upkeep while also attending and assisting with mandatory staff meetings and staff technical skill clinics. This position will primarily cover nights and weekends, but may include other shifts as needed. Climbing Wall Instructor (CWI) certification through the AMGA (or equivalent) is required and lead endorsement (L) preferred, but not required. Previous climbing experience is required and related managerial experience is preferred, but not required.

Climbing Wall Monitors

Serve as the main point of contact for climbers at the rope wall and bouldering areas. Wall Monitors staff the climbing wall front desk area (check-ins, membership checks, equipment management), provide necessary equipment (shoes, harnesses, belay devices), and inform/assist climbers with proper fit and use of equipment. They may also have opportunities to teach new climbers. Climbing Wall Monitors must uphold policies and procedures of the indoor climbing facility, monitor and supervise climbers, and conduct daily opening and closing duties. This position will primarily cover nights and weekends but may include other shifts as needed. Climbing experience preferred, but not required.

Trip Leaders

Responsible for planning, preparing, leading, and evaluating outdoor/adventure trips and activities including (but not limited to) hiking, backpacking, caving, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, whitewater rafting, and mountaineering. Leaders must attend mandatory bi-weekly staff meetings and participate in ongoing staff development workshops and trainings. Hours vary depending on trip schedules, but Trip Leaders should expect to work 1-2 evenings per week and 5-6 weekends per semester. Trip Leaders are also expected to work at least one shift of 2-3 hours per week in the Rental Center. Prior outdoor/adventure leadership experience is preferred but not required. Individuals should possess a desire to learn new skills, develop leadership abilities, and interact with others in dynamic and challenging settings. Successful completion of a 10-day Outdoor Leadership Training Course (OLTC), Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR (or higher) certifications are required. WFA and CPR certifications may be obtained within one semester of hire date.

Route Setters

Primarily responsible for setting routes for the rope wall and the bouldering areas as well as maintaining walls and equipment, cleaning holding holds, and maintaining a rotation of routes on a routine basis (6-8 week rotation). Prior climbing experience required while route setting experience is preferred, but not required.

Challenge Course/Team Building Facilitators

Facilitate groups on high and low ropes challenge courses, climbing structures, and through portable team building initiatives at Stone Valley Recreational Area and the University Park campus. Candidates should be creative, motivating, and engaging leaders who will lead groups through a series of elements designed to encourage communication and team building in a non-competitive yet highly challenging environment. The season runs from the end of March through mid-November. First Aid/CPR certifications are preferred, prior facilitation experience is preferred but not required.

Aquatics

Aquatics

Lifeguards

Responsible for ensuring the safety of all members and guests through patron surveillance and preventive lifeguarding. Lifeguards must maintain knowledge of lifeguarding skills according to the American Red Cross and Penn State Campus Recreation policies and procedures. Lifeguards assist in maintain a clean and safe aquatics center by performing assigned light cleaning duties and needed tasks based on the activities of the day. Lifeguards are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with patrons (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally, and professionally, Lifeguards are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team. Lifeguards must obtain and maintain American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, and completion of Penn State Bloodborne Pathogens training and both criminal and FBI background checks (obtained prior to first shift).

Head Lifeguards

Responsible for ensuring the safety of all members and guests through patron surveillance and preventive lifeguarding while also acting as the shift supervisor and holding their self and lifeguards to the department’s expectations. Head Lifeguards must maintain knowledge of lifeguarding skills according to the American Red Cross and Penn State Campus Recreation policies and procedures and will help in leading these skills at in-services and trainings. Head lifeguards assist in maintaining a clean and safe aquatics center by performing and assigning light cleaning duties and needed tasks based on the activities of the day with their team of lifeguards. Head Lifeguards are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with patrons (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally, and professionally, Head Lifeguards are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team. Head Lifeguards must obtain and maintain American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, and completion of Penn State Bloodborne Pathogens training and both criminal and FBI background checks (obtained prior to first shift).

Swim Instructors

Responsible for instructing group and private swim lessons to a variety of ages, experiences, learning styles and abilities of participants and meeting the outlined goals and objectives. Swim instructors must demonstrate confidence and knowledge of American Red Cross Parent-Child, Preschool, Learn to Swim and Adult levels or other certifying agencies standards and know how to use the material effectively. Within all lesson’s instructors are responsible for the safety of participants, including ensuring that all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards and that materials and equipment are safe. Instructors are expected to complete needed paperwork and communicate regularly with participants and their parents, as appropriate, to ensure they are aware of progress and set up private lessons. Swim Instructors are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with patrons (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally, and professionally, Swim Instructors are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team. Swim Instructors must obtain and maintain American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or Basic Water Safety Instructor certification as well as American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification, and completion of Penn State Bloodborne Pathogens training and both criminal and FBI background checks (obtained prior to first shift).

Safety Education Instructors

Responsible for instructing American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED and First Aid Courses and/or American Red Cross Lifeguarding Courses to a variety of ages, experiences, learning styles and abilities of participants and meeting the outlined objectives. Safety Education Instructors must demonstrate confidence and the ability to use course materials effectively, classroom management and know how to use the material effectively. Within all courses, instructors are responsible for the safety of participants, including ensuring that all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards and that materials and equipment are safe. Instructors are expected to complete needed paperwork and assists in the lifeguard pre-employment screenings and in-services. Safety Instructors are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with participants (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally, and professionally, Safety Education Instructors are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team.

Swim School Program Managers

Must understand and demonstrate a strong knowledge of Campus Recreation values and assist in holding the Swim School Team accountable for these values. Swim School Program Managers must demonstrate confidence and knowledge of American Red Cross Parent-Child, Preschool, Learn to Swim and Adult levels or other certifying agencies standards and know how to use the material effectively. Program Managers assist with the administrative needs of the swim program by making sure all classes are accurate in Innosoft Fusion and instructor binders, assist with monitoring enrollment and recommending changes as needed, complete private lesson scheduling, and start of each session of lessons. Assist with lesson analysis and make recommendations for growth of the program. Assist with hiring, training or managing swim instructors; including holding interviews performing reference checks, turning in required paperwork filled out appropriately and in a timely manner. Manage swim instructors during lesson times to make sure accurate attendance is taken and group lessons run smoothly. Swim School Program Managers ensure the Swim Instructor schedule is always fully staffed for program needs, help find staffing coverage and make sure WhentoWork.com is always accurate. The Swim School Program Manager is responsible for the inventory and inspections of Swim School equipment and logging inspections. Program Managers are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with patrons (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally, and professionally, Program Managers are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team. Program Managers must obtain and maintain American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or Basic Water Safety Instructor certification as well as American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification, completion of Penn State Bloodborne Pathogens training and both criminal and FBI background checks (obtained prior to first shift).

Safety Education Program Managers

Must understand and demonstrate a strong knowledge of Campus Recreation values and assist in holding the Safety Education Team accountable for these values. Safety Education Program Managers must demonstrate confidence and knowledge of American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED and First Aid Courses and/or American Red Cross Lifeguarding Courses and experience teaching to variety of ages, experiences, learning styles and abilities of participants and meeting the outlined objectives. Program Managers assist with the administrative needs of the Safety Education program by making sure all classes are accurate in Innosoft Fusion and instructor folders, assist with monitoring enrollment and recommending changes as needed and ensure materials are ready for each class. Assist with course analysis and make recommendations for growth of the program. Assist with hiring, training or managing Safety Education Instructors; including holding interviews performing reference checks, turning in required paperwork filled out appropriately and in a timely manner. Program Managers ensure the Safety Education Instructor schedule is always fully staffed for program needs, help find staffing coverage and make sure WhentoWork.com is always accurate. The Safety Education Program Manager is responsible for the inventory and inspections of all Safety Education materials and emergency equipment in use for all aquatic’s programs. Program Managers are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with patrons (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally, and professionally, Program Managers are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team. Safety Education Program Manager must maintain American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor or CPR/First Aid Instructor or Basic Life Support Instructor Certification as well as American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification or American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification, completion of Penn State Bloodborne Pathogens training and both criminal and FBI background checks (obtained prior to first shift).

Aquatics Program Managers

Must understand and demonstrate a strong knowledge of Campus Recreation values and assist in holding the Lifeguard Team accountable for these values. Aquatics Program Managers must demonstrate confidence and knowledge of American Red Cross Lifeguarding and experience lifeguarding a variety of events. Program Managers assist with the administrative needs of the Aquatics program by making sure aquatics playsheets are prepared for upcoming events and leading event informational meetings for staff working the event. Analyze the weekly schedule for each aquatics facility and prepare patron count sheets based on the Innosoft Fusion schedule and input the data for a monthly analysis. Assist with hiring, training or managing Lifeguard/Head Lifeguards; including holding interviews performing reference checks, turning in required paperwork filled out appropriately and in a timely manner. Program Managers ensure the Lifeguard/Head Lifeguard schedule is always fully staffed for upcoming programming and special event needs, help find staffing coverage and make sure WhentoWork.com is always accurate. The Program Manager is responsible for the staff special event sheet reports and making recommendations for improvement. Program Managers are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with patrons (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally, and professionally, Program Managers are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team. Aquatics Program Manager must maintain American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, and completion of Penn State Bloodborne Pathogens training and both criminal and FBI background checks (obtained prior to first shift).

Aquatics Safety Program Managers

Must understand and demonstrate a strong knowledge of Campus Recreation values and assist in holding the Lifeguard/Head Lifeguard team accountable for these values. Aquatics Safety Program Managers must demonstrate confidence and knowledge of American Red Cross Lifeguarding and hold a current Lifeguard Instructor Certification and have experience teaching to these skills to their peers and an attention to detail. Program Managers assist with the administrative needs of the all pre-employment screenings, 30-second checks, response drills and in-services. Assist with analysis of information gathered and make recommendations for growth of the program and individual staff. Works closely with the Safety Education Program Manger to ensure equipment is ready for in-service trainings and pre-employment screenings are staffed by Safety Instructors. Send all communication out to potential hires about pre-employment screenings and assist with hiring and training Lifeguards/Head Lifeguards; including holding interviews performing reference checks, turning in required paperwork filled out appropriately and in a timely manner. The Safety Education Program Manager is responsible for the inventory and inspections of all uniforms and recommendations for ordering. Program Managers are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with patrons (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally, and professionally, Program Managers are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team. Safety Education Program Manager must maintain American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor or CPR/First Aid Instructor or Basic Life Support Instructor Certification as well as American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification or American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification, and completion of Penn State Bloodborne Pathogens training and both criminal and FBI background checks (obtained prior to first shift).

Competitive Sports

Competitive Sports

Intramural Sports Officials

Responsible for officiating intramural sport competitions in a variety of sports throughout the year. Training will be provided which will cover the rules and mechanics of each sport, and students will be familiarized with the policies and procedures of the Intramural Sports Program. No prior experience necessary.

Competitive Sports Program Assistants

Competitive Sports Program Assistants serve as the first line of communication in providing customer service to participants. This includes overseeing the check-in process, scorekeeping, ensuring playing areas are safe for play, evaluating officials, and monitoring the general welfare of the participants in one playing area. This individual will be the initial first responder in the event of injury and will serve as a liaison to enforce all policies and procedures of the Competitive Sports Program.

Competitive Sports Supervisors

Competitive Sports Supervisors provide on-field supervision of club and intramural competitions and events. This includes overseeing roster and safety checks, reviewing paperwork, evaluating officials, and supervising and managing student staff members. This individual will meet monthly with club sport leaders. They will also serve as a first responder in the event of injury and will be tasked with enforcing all policies and procedures of the Competitive Sports Program.

Competitive Sports Student Managers

Competitive Sports Student Managers provide oversight of the Competitive Sports program within one of the following areas: Officials Development, Office Operations, Risk Management & Wellbeing, Facilities & Special Events, and Club Sports. Under the direct supervision of the Competitive Sports professional staff, individuals in the positions listed will work to enhance their specific area of focus. Tasks may include developing and presenting content to student staff, training club officers, planning and facilitating special events, or managing administrative tasks.

Fitness and Wellbeing

Fitness and Wellbeing

Program Manager

Program Managers must be able to demonstrate leadership skills and uphold Fitness and Wellbeing policies and procedures to the group fitness instructors, personal trainers, and patrons of the Penn State community. They must have knowledge and skills to offer concise information for training and development offerings for Fitness and Wellbeing student staff. Program Managers must be able to work independently and take initiative to provide new ideas and training concepts for the benefit and improvement of the Fitness and Wellbeing program.

Group Fitness Instructor

Group Fitness Instructors will design and implement safe and effective group fitness classes to students, faculty, and staff at Penn State. Instructors will assist participants with equipment set up and provide a motivating and enjoyable environment for participants. Some class formats include Total Body Fit, HIIT, Aqua Fitness, AbSolute Core, Cycling, Yoga, Zumba®, Pilates., etc.

Personal Trainer

Personal Trainers will develop personalized, safe, and effective exercise programs for students, faculty, and staff of various fitness levels at Penn State. Trainers will conduct and assess health and fitness screenings, as well as provide safe and effective instruction in cardiovascular and weight training equipment. Upholding facility policies and procedures and providing quality equipment orientations is also expected.

Junior Instructor/Trainer

Junior Group Fitness Instructors and Trainers will learn how to design and implement safe and effective group fitness classes and personal training sessions to students, faculty, and staff for Penn State. Instructors and Trainers will assist participants with equipment set up and provide a motivating and enjoyable environment for participants.

Tennis

Tennis

Customer Service Desk Representatives

Responsible for greeting customers, granting access, collecting money, scheduling available court hours, simple tidiness and care of the facility. They are the first line of communication with patrons and potential members to the Tennis Center. Customer Service Desk Representatives should be Penn State students. Applicants must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends as necessary.

Racquet Stringers

String/re-string tennis racquets to members and guests of the Tennis Center. Familiarity with the game of tennis and prior experience stringing racquets is preferred but not required. Racquet stringers should be Penn State students. Applicants must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends as necessary.

Instructors

Experienced players who will be on the court in both group and individual settings. The instructor provides a safe and fun environment for the clients to learn. Must possess a knowledge of the game and an outgoing personality. Instructors should be Penn State students. Applicants must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends as necessary.

Facility & Operations

Facility & Operations

Facility Attendants

Responsible for providing operational support for Campus Recreation facilities. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Facilities & Operations, Coordinator for Facilities and Operations, and Student Building Supervisor, Facility Attendants are considered an extension of facility management. A Facility Attendant’s job duties include: Create the “First Impression” for Campus Recreation facilities. Open and close program areas within Campus Recreation buildings, contact appropriate personnel for troubleshooting issues, and provide participants with information on Campus Recreation program areas or direct them to the appropriate staff. Greet and check for proper identification within Fusion software. Answer telephones, issue equipment, complete routine building checks, and enforce policies and procedures. Assist in safety, security, and risk management protocols for facilities. Assist in event set up and tear down. Spot clean facility/fitness equipment as needed and put away any equipment left out by guests. Perform scheduled room checks and counts. Attend staff meetings, and maintain professionalism at all times, either while assisting members or attending to other work tasks. Will provide backup to facility access staff when necessary. Individuals will also provide coverage when needed for special events that go beyond normal operating hours. Facility Attendants must be Penn State University students and possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with excellent interpersonal skills. Must be a team player, willing to cover or trade shifts when necessary. Ability to recognize and identify unruly patrons or unsafe behaviors. Must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends as necessary. American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED certification is required within 30 days of acceptance of the position. Campus Recreation will provide an opportunity at no cost to become certified or may become certified on your own. Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds with or without accommodation. Positions are available year-round. “Applications will be kept on file until the end of each semester and will be reviewed as positions become available. Work study positions are also available.

Student Fitness Equipment Staff

Responsible for providing operational support for fitness equipment in Campus Recreation facilities. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Facilities & Operations and Coordinator for Facilities and Operations, Student Fitness Equipment Staff are considered an extension of Facilities & Operations. The position requires a mechanical aptitude, experience in the use of hand and power tools, and the ability to problem solve while working independently or as part of a team. Job duties include but are not limited to: Assisting in the overall administration and management of the fitness equipment maintenance program. Assembling, moving, cleaning, inspecting, lubricating, and performing general maintenance and repairs on cardio, free weight and selectorized fitness equipment. Collaborating with external service companies performing warranty, maintenance, and repair tasks as needed. Tracking inventory, stocking parts and supplies. Maintaining accurate records on maintenance performed and other detailed reports. Maintaining professionalism, either while assisting patrons or attending to other work tasks. Assisting in safety, security and risk management protocols for facilities. Equipment Staff will be responsible for wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and contributing to a safe work environment. Student Fitness Equipment Staff must possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with excellent interpersonal skills. Must be a team player, willing to cover or trade shifts when necessary. Ability to recognize and identify unruly patrons or unsafe behaviors. Must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends as necessary. Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds with or without accommodation. Equipment Staff must complete in house CPR/First Aid/AED training within 30 days of employment or provide current certification. Campus Recreation will provide an opportunity at no cost to become certified or may become certified on your own. Positions are available year-round. Applications will be kept on file until the end of each semester and will be reviewed as positions become available. Work study positions are also available.

Student Building Supervisors

Assist with the supervision, training, and evaluation of Facility Attendants. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Facilities & Operations and Coordinator for Facilities and Operations, Student Building Supervisors are considered an extension of facility management. In addition to performing the tasks of a Facility Attendant, the Student Building Supervisor helps ensure policies and procedures for Campus Recreation buildings are enforced in a fair and consistent manner particularly on nights and weekends. Student Building Supervisors must attend staff meetings, and maintain professionalism at all times, either while assisting members, working with staff across program areas or attending to other work tasks. Will provide backup to facility access staff when necessary. Individuals will also provide coverage when needed for special events that go beyond normal operating hours. Student Building Supervisors must be Penn State University students and possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with excellent interpersonal skills. Must be a team player, willing to cover or trade shifts when necessary. Ability to recognize and identify unruly patrons or unsafe behaviors. Must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends as necessary. American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED certification is required within 30 days of acceptance of the position. Campus Recreation will provide an opportunity at no cost to become certified or may become certified on your own. Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds with or without accommodation. Positions are available year-round. Applications will be kept on file until the end of each semester and will be reviewed as positions become available. Work study positions are also available.

Membership

Membership

Customer Service Representatives

Responsible for creating the “first impression” for Campus Recreation facilities. Responsible for greeting customers and providing exceptional customer service, including providing information on Campus Recreation program areas or directing customers to appropriate staff when necessary. Answers telephones and helps enforce policies and procedures. Will participate in presentations, attend tabling events, and provide facility tours when needed. Attend staff meetings, and maintain professionalism at all times, either while assisting members or attending to other work tasks. Customer Service Representatives must be Penn State students and possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with excellent interpersonal skills. Must be a team player, willing to cover or trade shifts when necessary. Must be able to workdays, evenings and weekends as necessary. Familiarity with sales procedures is preferred

Stone Valley Recreation Area

Stone Valley Recreation Area

Facility Supervisor

Facility Supervisors are responsible for supervising Facility Attendants and Lead Facility Attendants. Shifts may include overnight hours when overnight facilities are rented. In addition to performing the tasks of a Lead Facility Attendant, the Facility Supervisor helps ensure policies and procedures for Campus Recreation facilities are enforced in a fair and consistent manner. Main functions of this position include: Assisting with staff training; Patrolling rental areas (cabins, lodges, pavilions, etc.); Facilitating late check-in and early check-out; and responding to on-site emergencies. Facility Supervisors must attend monthly staff meetings. Facility Supervisors must be Penn State students and have a minimum of one season’s experience as a Facility/Boating Attendant or two semester’s experience working for Campus Recreation and strong leadership skills. They are self-starters who possess the ability to respond appropriately to situations without the immediate availability of a supervisor. Must be a team player, willing to cover or trade shifts when necessary. Work hours vary including days, evenings, overnight, and weekends. CPR/First Aid/AED certification required or ability to obtain within one month of hire. Classes are offered through Campus Recreation on a regular basis.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without accommodation and have access to a reliable form of transportation. Positions are mostly seasonal in nature with the primary hours available from mid-March through mid-November. We build your work schedule around your class schedule.

Lead Facility Attendant

Lead Facility Attendants are responsible for managing Stone Valley facilities and services when guests are on site. Individuals will provide coverage during overnight hours, and when needed for special events that go beyond normal operational hours. In addition to performing the tasks of a Facility Attendant, the Lead Facility Attendants help with the enforcement of Campus Recreation policies and procedures, as well as becoming familiar with Fish and Boat Commission, and Game Commission regulations. Main functions of this position include: Overseeing assigned area throughout shift, communicating with Facility Supervisors regarding any needs for their area, being the lead staff on the water for water rescue related incidents and acting as a leader for other staff members in their assigned area. Lead Facility Attendants must be Penn State students and have a minimum of one season’s experience at Stone Valley Recreation Area or two semester’s experience working for Campus Recreation. They are able to respond appropriately to emergency situations without the immediate availability of professional staff and attend monthly staff meetings. Must be a team player, willing to cover or trade shifts when necessary. Work hours vary including days, evenings, overnight, and weekends. CPR/First Aid/AED certification required or ability to obtain within one month of hire. Classes are offered through Campus Recreation on a regular basis. Pennsylvania Boating Safety Education Certificate or equivalent preferred. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without accommodation and have access to a reliable form of transportation. Positions are mostly seasonal in nature with the primary hours available from mid-March through mid-November. We build your work schedule around your class schedule.

Facility Attendant

Facility Attendants create the “first impression” for Campus Recreation facilities; Greet customers and provide exceptional customer service. Facility attendants take on many roles within the recreation area including: Opening and Closing facilities and services; Issuing equipment; Performing facility checks and counts; Assisting customers into rental boats; Spot cleaning rental facilities (cabins lodges, pavilions, etc.); and Maintaining recreation equipment. While not requirements for the position, some facility attendants will also be trained to operate the safety boat, and to manage sales. Facility Attendants must possess the ability to accommodate last minute changes/requests to accommodate rental patrons, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Facility attendants also have excellent interpersonal skills and must attend monthly staff meetings. Facility Attendants who are trained to manage sales will have basic computer skills and be familiar with cash handling/sales. Facility Attendants who are trained to operate the safety boat will have excellent boating skills and be able to demonstrate those skills through a practical drill. Must be a team player, willing to cover or trade shifts when necessary. Work hours vary including days, evenings, and weekends. CPR/First Aid/AED certification required or ability to obtain within one month of hire. Classes are offered through Campus Recreation on a regular basis. Pennsylvania Boating Safety Education Certificate or equivalent highly recommended. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without accommodation. Must have access to a reliable form of transportation. Positions are mostly seasonal in nature with the primary hours available from mid-March through mid-November. Hiring preference will be given to Penn State University students and we build your work schedule around your class schedule.

Grounds/Maintenance Worker

Grounds/Maintenance Workers are responsible for maintaining the facilities and grounds of Stone Valley Recreation Area. Main functions of the position include trail maintenance, and providing general grounds keeping and cleaning services at Stone Valley Recreation Area such as mow and trim lawn areas; operate trucks, tractors, powered ground equipment, and pneumatic tools; remove brush, leaves, grass clippings, paper and debris from grounds; may perform minor repairs; assist moving furniture, equipment, and materials; moping, sweeping, and cleaning floors; operating powered janitorial equipment. Grounds/Maintenance Workers must attend monthly staff meetings. Preference will be given to current Penn State students. MVR Check Required. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without accommodation and have access to a reliable form of transportation. Positions are mostly seasonal in nature with the primary hours available from April through September. Applicants must be able to work varied hours including days, evening, weekends, and holidays as necessary. Hiring preference will be given to currently enrolled Penn State University Park students and we will build your work schedule around your class schedule.