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2020-2021 OPENINGS - SERVICE STAFF

The application deadline has passed (10pm, March 1). For those who successfully submitted an application and recommendation form, please see the applicable dates below. All applicants who receive a first-round interview must be available March 25-28. Those selected will be contacted electronically around March 23 to set up a 30-minute appointment.

 IMPORTANT DATES

  • March 1           10pm, Application and recommendation form due
  • March 2-22      Application materials reviewed by Student Advisory Council
  • March 23         First round interview candidates contacted
  • March 25-28    First round interviews
  • March 31-April 9       Second round interviews (dependent upon position)
  • TBD                  Rec Sports 101 for new hires

Most service staff members (exception: graphic designers, Fitness Center supervisors and personal trainers) must complete and pass a criminal background check per UWL requirements. All new team members must attend Rec Sports 101 (date TBD).

SERVICE STAFF POSITIONS

Bike Mechanic
Building Manager
Climbing Wall Supervisor
Customer Service Representative
Fitness Center Supervisor
Graphic Designer
Intramural Sports Supervisor
Outdoor Connection Representative & Trip Leader
Personal Trainer
Sport Club and Event Supervisor

ACTIVITY STAFF

Activity staff positions have been hired for 2019-2020. These positions include intramural sports officials, lifeguards and group fitness instructors. To learn more about applying for these positions, please see below.

INTRAMURAL SPORTS OFFICIALS
Intramural Sports Officials are provided a quality hands-on experience both on and off the court/field while developing skills in conflict resolution, team building, time management, communication, and leadership in a fun and exciting atmosphere with flexible hours.  Officiated intramural sports include basketball, big base (kickball), flag football, floor hockey, futsal, goalball, softball, trenchball, volleyball, and Wiffle ball.

  • complete online interest as posted on "Become an Official" website
  • attend mandatory meeting dates as listed on "Become an Official" website
For additional information regarding intramural sports officials, please contact:

Ali Tackett, Competitive Sports Coordinator
142 Recreational Eagle Center
atackett@uwlax.edu
608.785.5221

LIFEGUARDS

Applications are no longer being accepted as lifeguards have been hired for the 2019-2020 year. Guards are hired each Fall semester to cover adult lap swimming in the Mitchell Hall indoor pool. All interested lifeguards must be currently certified prior to employment. To apply, follow the steps during the application period (start of each fall semester):

  • complete one online application by noon on the first Thursday of the fall semester
  • submit verification of current certifications (lifeguard training, first aid, CPR Pro and AED) to the Rec Sports Office e-mail account at recoffice@uwlax.edu by noon on the first Thursday of the fall semester
  • attend hiring session on the first Thursday of the fall semester at 8pm in the Mitchell Hall pool; come prepared to swim

All applicants are required to attend the hiring night on the first Thursday of the fall semester in the Mitchell Hall pool. Come prepared to get into the water and perform the following tests/skills:

  • 250 yard swim
  • deep water, submerged, unconscious save
  • shallow water, spinal save
  • deep end, active drowning save
For additional information regarding lifeguards, please contact:

Mo McAlpine, Associate Director
130C Recreational Eagle Center
mmcalpine@uwlax.edu
608.785.8698

GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTORS

For information regarding group fitness instructors, please contact:
Nick Berg, Fitness Coordinator
Recreational Eagle Center
nberg@uwlax.edu
608.785.6533