Employment

Facilities:

Guest Services Attendant:

  • Job Description: To assist in the day to day management of the Recreation Facilities for the benefit of the members and the University community. This position requires a mature individual with good communication and leadership skills. Hours Range: 5 hours to 19.9 hours per week

Facility Monitor:

  • Job Description: To assist in the day to day management of the Recreation Facilities for the benefit of the members and the University community. This position requires a mature individual with good communication and leadership skills.

Weight Room Attendant:

  • Job Description: To assist in the day to day management of the Wilson Weight Room for the benefit of the members and the University community. This position requires a mature individual with good communication and leadership skills. *Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • To Apply: Contact Information: michael.howard@duke.edu and Emily.skoczlas@duke.edu for the Wilson Recreation Center Positions and michael.howard@duke.edu and meghan.weiseman@duke.edu for the Brodie Recreation Center Positions

Aquatics:

Lifeguard:

  • Current Certification Required through the American Red Cross in Lifeguard, CPR/AED, and First Aid.
  • Apply through: Aquatics Director Abi Rutledge at abi.rutledge@duke.edu or 919-684-4620
  • Former lifeguard experience a plus, but not required
  • Duke Students and Non Duke Students applications accepted
  • Prepare yourself for duty by taking the following free online Red Cross Refresher. Print and retain your score for the interview

Swim Instructor:

  • Water Safety Instructor Certification a plus but not required
  • Former swim lesson experience a plus
  • Apply through: Aquatics Director Abi Rutledge at abi.rutledge@duke.edu or 919-684-4620
  • Duke Students and Non Duke Students applications accepted

Outdoor Adventures:

Monitor:

  • Outdoor Adventures Monitors are responsible for coordinating all climbing wall and equipment rental needs. Responsibilities will vary from checking-in climbers, conducting belay tests, facilitating equipment rentals, registering trips participants and general management of Outdoor Adventures activities. Staff will strive to create a fun and welcoming environment by providing top of the line customer service and educating customers on everything Outdoor Adventures and the surrounding Durham area has to offer.

Trip Leader:

  • Outdoor Adventures Trip Leaders are responsible for planning and facilitating our various outdoor trips and clinics. With skills ranging from backpacking to rock climbing Trip Leaders can specialize in an area or train to lead any of our trips. All Trip Leaders must go through the Leadership Development Program or equivalent training.

Outdoor Adventures Leadership Development Program:

  • The Outdoor Adventures Leadership Training Program is designed to teach Duke Students fundamental leadership skills through unique and inspiring wilderness experiences.  Through a variety of hands-on trainings you will learn valuable leadership skills such as group management, decision making, self-awareness, situational assessment and technical skills in variety of outdoor activities. Completion of this training will put you into a leadership role within Outdoor Adventures that aligns with your strengths. Additionally, you will be eligible to work as a Trip Leader for Duke Outdoor Adventures Program. Anyone who is brought into the Leadership Development Program is also offered a paid position with Outdoor Adventures as a Monitor.

Duke Adaptive Climbing Volunteer:

  • Duke Adaptive Climbing is a program that empowers individuals with disabilities through rock climbing experiences. We offer 3 monthly climbs throughout the triangle including Chapel Hill, North Raleigh/Morrisville and here at Duke. All volunteers will go through a training focused on working with individuals with disabilities prior to volunteering
  • Online Employment Application: https://goo.gl/forms/HpUxD0wsdhQtRBgJ2
  • Contact Information: TJ Beezley – tj.beezley@duke.edu

Sport Clubs:

Sport Clubs Field Supervisor:
Responsibilities:

  • Maintain equipment and facility space for participant safety
  • Act as a first responder in emergency situations to make decisions regarding the overall safety and well-being of participants and spectators
  • Enforce departmental and campus policies regarding hazardous weather conditions
  • Daily on-site supervision of participants, facility space, and spectators
  • Organize and inventory the Sport Clubs equipment shed and storage closets
  • Promote the program to the diverse campus population
  • Encourage and promote community service and fundraising opportunities for clubs
  • Arrive to each shift well prepared with proper paperwork, equipment, and keys
  • Be versatile by learning and being well versed in all aspects of the Sport Clubs Program

Requirements:

  • Must be American Red Cross First Aid and American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certified prior to first shift.
  • Must be able to attend all Campus Recreation and Sport Clubs trainings and meetings
  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 50 lbs.

Sport Clubs Office Supervisor:
Responsibilities:

  • Maintain equipment and facility space for participant safety
  • Act as a first responder in emergency situations to make decisions regarding the overall safety and well-being of participants and spectators
  • Enforce departmental and campus policies regarding hazardous weather conditions
  • Daily on-site supervision of participants, facility space, and spectators
  • Assist officers with the understanding and completion of club paperwork
  • Process and manage club dues/payments
  • Assist with the processing and filing of requests and related documents
  • Ensure the accuracy and completion of all required shift paperwork
  • Organize and inventory the Sport Clubs equipment shed and storage closets
  • Promote the program to the diverse campus population
  • Encourage and promote community service and fundraising opportunities for clubs
  • Arrive to each shift well prepared with proper paperwork, equipment, and keys
  • Be versatile by learning and being well versed in all aspects of the Sport Clubs Program
  • Perform non-routine tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA per semester
  • Maintain a minimum of 9 semester credit hours for undergraduate students and 6 semester credit hours for graduate students

Requirements:

  • Must be American Red Cross First Aid and American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certified prior to first shift. Certifications can be maintained upon being hired.
  • Must be able to attend all Campus Recreation and Sport Clubs trainings and meetings
  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 50 lbs.
  • To apply for a position with Sport Clubs, contact Mike Forbes at forbes16@duke.edu or Amanda Pennino at amanda.pennino@duke.edu

Intramurals:

Intramural Sports Scorekeeper:

  • Position Description: Intramural Sports Scorekeepers/Equipment Managers are responsible for checking in participants for games, recording game statistics, equipment check-in and check-out, equipment inventory, and ensuring all equipment is accounted for and properly stored away at the conclusion of intramural game nights. Furthermore, the position requires that all game information and reports be filled out and submitted to the intramural sports office in coordination with the on-site Intramural Supervisor. No prior experience or specific sport knowledge necessary. Training will be provided. Must be available to work a minimum of 2 nights per week.

Intramural Sports Official:

  • Position Description: Sports Officials are responsible for the officiating of intramural sport contests and special events. The Intramural Sport Official is knowledgeable of general sports rules and responsible for enforcing the policies and procedures set forth by the Intramural Department. Sports officials must attend mandatory officials' meetings and clinics to learn rules, mechanics, and positioning. Intramural Sports Officials must be able to manage conflict effectively and efficiently. Furthermore, will manage critical incidents as necessary, officiate highly competitive games, and perform other special duties as assigned. No prior experience necessary. Training will be provided. Must be available to work a minimum of 2 nights per week.

Intramural Sports Supervisor:

  • Position Description: Intramural Supervisor’s primary responsibilities are to act as the site/facility supervisor during intramural sport competitions, monitor competitions, oversee and offer assistance to the officiating and scorekeeping staff, and provide assistance to participant questions, concerns, and/or issues. Further responsibilities will involve handling and reporting risk management issues, completing injury reports, ensuring the proper set-up and clean-up of the game location(s), completing nightly reports, ensuring all reports are completed and turned into the intramural office, and be able to explain/clarify all department policies/procedures and intramural sports rules. Finally, the position will require that the supervisor be able to manage conflict effectively and efficiently.

Requirements:

  • Students interested in becoming an Intramural Sports Supervisor must already be an Intramural Sports employee with Duke Recreation and Physical Education. 
  • Students interested in becoming an Intramural Sports Supervisor must have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in officiating/scorekeeping and be a current employee in the Intramural Sports Program. 
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 2 nights per week.

Intramural Sports Program Manager:

  • Position Description: Program Managers are responsible for assisting in the development, direction, and evaluation of a comprehensive Intramural Sports Program. This position is highly task oriented while providing oversight and continuous feedback on the program’s operations, leagues, events, staff, and more. Further responsibilities include providing continuous staff support, evening management, maintaining accountability and responsibilities among staff, risk management advisement and reporting, logistical support, event development and implementation, and program marketing. The position will require that the manager be able to provide program support, utilize extensive problem-solving techniques, and manage program needs and conflicts effectively and efficiently. Must be available to work a minimum of 2 nights per week.
  • Requirements:  Students interested in becoming an Intramural Sports Supervisor must have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in officiating/scorekeeping and be a current employee in the Intramural Sports Program.
  • How to Apply: Interested in a position with Intramural Sports? Email Shannon Tumelty at shannon.tumelty@duke.edu

Fitness:

Group Fitness Instructor:

  • Position Description: Certified instructors lead classes at Wilson, Brodie, Edens residence hall and other areas as needed throughout campus. Instructors will teach safe, effective workouts that are easily modified for all fitness levels. Other responsibilities include participation tracking, attending in-services, and assisting with special events. You will be required to teach a minimum of two classes per week.

Personal Trainer:

  • Position Description: Certified trainers work with all members of our facilities (both Brodie and Wilson) that request personal training.  You will provide clients with a safe, individualized workout catering to their goals.  Attending monthly in-services, assisting with special events, as well as client tracking are some of the additional job responsibilities.  You will be required to work a minimum of 5 hours per week!

Fitness Counselor:

  • Position Description: This position allows us to provide a free service to students and other patrons that offers easily accessible fitness related knowledge, overall safety and is meant for newly certified personal trainers or those that are interested in becoming certified.  You will serve as a resource for members on equipment usage, proper exercise form, as well as run weekly Fitness Challenges. 
  • How to Apply: Interested in a position with Fitness? Email Leigh Ann Garstecki  at leigh.garstecki@duke.edu or Lisa Jindra at lisa.jindra@duke.edu