Employment

Campus Recreation is one the largest on-campus employers with almost 350 student employees, ranging from lifeguards to officials to facility staff to ice rink supervisors. Student employees play an invaluable role by providing customer service, safety, and fun to our guests. Campus Recreation will provide you with valuable work skills, life-long learning opportunities, and lasting friendships.

Open Positions:

Student Jobs

Student
Administration Office

July 26, 2016

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Front desk assistant position is customer service oriented. In addition to greeting and directing patrons, answering phones and data entry, assistance is needed in processing the payroll.


Student
Marketing: Social Media Manager

April 17, 2017

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The Department of Recreation Services is currently looking for a qualified individual to fill the Social Media Manager position. This position will assist in a variety of areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Manage and produce content for all our social media accounts: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat.
  • Schedule content and messaging, focusing on audience engagement
  • Be creative, develop new ideas for media posts, Rec promotion, and marketing campaigns
  • Work with the Assistant Director of Marketing and other department staff to produce creative and engaging promotion
  • Work well with others and be flexible in marketing strategies
  • Also responsible for daily office tasks

Student
Marketing: Communications Manager

April 17, 2017

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The Department of Recreation Services is currently looking for a qualified individual to fill the Communications Manager position. This position will assist in:

  • Develop messaging for all communication materials
  • Craft write-ups for weekly newsletter, CU Boulder Today, social media sites, and events
  • Quality wordsmithing; must be eloquent, informative, and engaging
  • Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications and other department staff to develop creative and professional written communication
  • Work well with others and be flexible in marketing strategies
  • Also responsible for daily office tasks

Student
Marketing: Sponsorship and Analytics Manager

April 17, 2017

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The Department of Recreation Services is currently looking for a qualified individual to fill the Sponsorships and Analytics Manager position. This position will assist in a variety of areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Reach out to local restaurants and businesses, and develop good partnerships
  • Obtain sponsors for Rec Center events, sports games, campaigns, and programs
  • Must be good with customer service and professional interactions
  • Track growth and engagement with social media sites: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Create analytics for all our media content: website, newsletter, social media
  • Identify successes and failures, and find creative solutions to improve social media strategies
  • Work with the Assistant Director of Marketing and other department staff
  • Work well with others and be flexible in marketing strategies
  • Also responsible for daily office tasks

Student
Marketing: Photographer

April 17, 2017

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The Department of Recreation Services is currently looking for a qualified individual to fill the Student Photographer position. This position will assist in:

  • Photographing, editing, and documenting Rec Center programs and events
  • Ensure all photo requests are well captured and completed by deadline
  • Have a flexible schedule: events, sports games, and programs will determine work hours
  • Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications and other department staff to unique, creative, and high-quality photographs
  • Work well with others
  • Also responsible for daily office tasks

Student
Challenge Course Facilitator

January 25, 2016

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Challenge course facilitators guide groups through a series of activities involving problem-solving, group decision making, leadership, teambuilding and positive risk taking. Activities take place on our challenge course including low ropes, high ropes, and a climbing tower. This job requires excellent interpersonal skills, customer service, a commitment to safety, and the ability to work with diverse groups. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to challenge@colorado.edu . 


Student
Outdoor Program Instructors

May 9, 2014

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To be considered for a position as an instructor, you must have professional experience or training with your desired position. If you are interested, you may drop off a professional resume at the Outdoor Program office.


Student
Weight Room Attendants

May 9, 2014

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Weight Room attendants supervise the weight room and fitness areas in the Student Recreation Center. They are available to answer any questions, spot, provide general assistance, and perform fitness orientations. They enforce policies and keep areas safe, clean and organized.


Student
Ice Rink Skate Shop/Zamboni Driver

May 9, 2014

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Current drivers license, American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications. As a rink supervisor your primary responsibility is for the safety of any person using the ice arena. Responsibilities include diligent and consistent rule enforcement, providing emergency intervention, equipment check out, pulling goals on and off the ice, and recording equipment room readings. Ice resurfacer driving instruction and ability to pass driver test required within first 30 days of employment. Working one open/close and/or weekend shift as well as at least one “break” period per semester.


Student
Intramural Office

May 9, 2014

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Intramural Office Assistant acts as first contact for customer service in the office of intramural sports. Aids office manager in day - to - day responsibilities of intramural registration, roster creation, updating scores, and game sheet creation.


Student
Pool Guards

May 9, 2014

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Current American Red Cross, Ellis & Associates, or NASCO in lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR. As a lifeguard your primary responsibility is for the safety of any person using the swimming pool and diving well. Responsibilities include supervising recreational swimmers through proper scanning and consistent rule enforcement, preventing accidents and injuries and providing emergency intervention. Assist in maintaining pool cleanliness by participating in cleaning duties as assigned. Attend all in-service training sessions, complete mandatory weekly 500 yd. swimming and working one open/close and/or weekend shift as well as at least one “break” period per semester.


Student
Equipment Services

May 9, 2014

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Provide front line customer service by distributing sports equipment to patrons. You must be able to work weekends, early mornings, and late nights. Previous customer service preferred but not required.


Student
Guest Services

May 9, 2014

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Provide customer service in selling membership, classes, intramurals, and lockers. You must be able to work weekends, early mornings, and late nights. Previous customer service preferred but not required.


Student
Club Sports Media Intern

May 9, 2014

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Responsible for interviewing student athletes and coaches to gather appropriate information for writing articles and press releases and submitting these to the local media.


Student
Club Sports Office

May 9, 2014

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Responsible for providing excellent customer service to student athletes and coaches by addressing their needs through processing forms, reports, handling equipment and uniforms, and answering questions as well as other duties as assigned. 


Student
Intramural Sports Official

February 26, 2014

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The Intramural Sports Official officiates and may keep accurate records and scores of those contests sponsored by the Intramural program. The official must maintain orderly conduct, an environment that promotes safety and fairness on the court or field to which he/she is assigned, and will perform other duties as assigned. No experience necessary - we will train you. All officials must attend all meetings and trainings.


Non-Student Jobs

Non-Student
Challenge Course Facilitator

January 25, 2016

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Challenge course facilitators guide groups through a series of activities involving problem-solving, group decision making, leadership, teambuilding and positive risk taking. Activities take place on our challenge course including low ropes, high ropes, and a climbing tower. This job requires excellent interpersonal skills, customer service, a commitment to safety, and the ability to work with diverse groups. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to challenge@colorado.edu . 


Non-Student
Club Sport Coaches

May 9, 2014

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Responsible for coordinating and facilitating practices as well as developing competition game plans while following all University and departmental policies and procedures. Coaches may be paid (temporary/part - time) or voluntary and do not receive any University benefits.