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
Special Event Staff

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Assists in the event management, facility supervision, and risk prevention/ response of internal programming, special events, and summer camps within department facilities.  Students looking for an independent working atmosphere are encouraged to apply.  Must be able to work a variable schedule to include nights and/or weekends on a frequent basis.

  • Assist with set up, take down, and clean-up of special events, including opening and closing of facilities.
  • Enforce all building and event policies to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators.
  • Deliver excellent customer service to Recreation Center members and guests.
  • Follow instructions and training to safely work with equipment.
  • Participate in the development of ideas and suggestions for program and facility improvement by using the various facilities and equipment periodically to ensure that they are meeting or exceeding the standards of the department.

 


Student
Challenge Course Facilitator

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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

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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

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Weight Room attendants supervise the strength and cardio areas in the Student Recreation Center. They are available to answer general questions, spot, and provide assistance with how the equipment works. They inspect and clean equipment, enforce policies and keep areas safe, clean and organized. Must be able to work weekends, early mornings and late nights.


Student
Ice Rink Skate Shop/Zamboni Driver

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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
Pool Guards

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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

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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

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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.


Non-Student Jobs

Non-Student
Challenge Course Facilitator

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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 . 


Women's Club Volleyball Head Coach

CU Women's Club Volleyball is looking for someone to coach our A team this upcoming school year. We are a student-run club that practices 2-3 times a week, attend in state tournaments in the Fall, and travel out of state for tournaments and nationals in the Spring. Coaches are paid and all travel expenses are paid for by the club! If you are or know of anyone who is interested in the position, please email coloradowcvb@gmail.com with a resume.