University of Central Oklahoma

Outdoor Adventure Student Assistant

Posted Date 6 months ago(8/16/2017 3:09 PM)
Job ID
Org Number
WC Outdoor Recreation
Vice President for Student Services
Job Type
Proposed Salary Range
$7.25 per hour
Targeted Job Start Date
Hours Per Week
up to 25/week Fall/Spring, up to 35/week Summer
Weeks Per Year
Regular Workdays/Hours
Varies, as scheduled by supervisor
Exempt Status

Position Overview

This student position requires heavy, physical and manual labor. This position may require moving furniture, working outside on grounds, and /or helping with preventative maintenance.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The Outdoor Recreation student assistant is responsible for helping plan, coordinate and implement programs and events associated with recreation programs. These responsibilities include enforcing all wellness center policies and procedures, exhibiting excellent customer service skills, and a willingness to go out of their way for others. These responsibilities are paramount to the overall success of the programs and services offered by the department.

The Outdoor Recreation student assistant is additionally responsible for and not limited to setting up for events, communicating with participants and vendors on a regular basis, organizing and cleaning equipment.

Qualifications/Experience Required

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Physical Abilities: Ability to stand and walk regularly for long periods of time. Ability to use hands regularly. Ability to reach with hands and arms frequently. Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl regularly. Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 10 pounds regularly. Ability to lift, push, or pull over 10 pounds occasionally.


Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
Detail oriented.
Required character traits: Dependability, thoroughness, and initiative.
Have sensitivity of intercultural communication, and have good interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.

Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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