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.
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.
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.
Required character traits: Dependability, thoroughness, and initiative.
Have sensitivity of intercultural communication, and have good interpersonal skills.
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.