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  • Adventure Pursuits

    • Challenge Course Facilitator

      Work with other members of the staff to facilitate initatives and elements of the challenge course and high ropes for diverse and dynamic populations. Desire to teach groups of peers, adults and students in an outdoor setting.

      Qualifications: Current CPR, First Aid and Belay training (can be obtained during training period)

    • Challenge Course Lead Facilitator

      Develop a program outline and itinerary based on the groups goals and needs. Safely and effectively execute group programing including, but not limited to, facilitating and debreifing activities.

      Desire to teach a diverse group of peers, adults and students in an outdoor setting. Background facilitating experiential education programs including ropes/challenge courses, ground initiatives and games, environmental education and ethics.

    • Challenge Course Manager

      Manage all Challenge Course activities. Knowledge of low ropes elements and the equipment associated with them.

    • Climbing Clinics Instructor

      Teach participants the proper techniques for the appropriate clinic according to the standards set forth by the Coordinator of Adventure Pursuits.

      Must have strong knowledge of the sport of climbing, bouldering and its equipment. To be able to pass the belay test and lead certification test at the climbing gym prior to the first day of work.

    • Climbing Gym Floor Staff

      Check participants in and out of the gym using their TU One Cards and a sign in sheet. Remain in a harness and be prepared to offer belays to participants throughout entire shift. Perform applicable opening and closing responsibilities which include but are not limited to: tying ropes and anchors, finishing paperwork, putting away equipment, vacuuming, cleaning windows, dusting, sweeping and mopping.

    • Climbing Gym Manager

      Supervise all employees including Gym Supervisors, Floor Staff, Instructional Staff and Route Setters. Participate in hiring and selection process for new climbing gym staff and oversee the development of current staff.

    • Climbing Gym Supervisor

      Enrich participants' experiences by meeting and greeting them on the floor, giving them advice on a climb, or introducing them to an appropriate clinic/outdoor trip. Manage floor staff.

    • Head Route Setter

      Take down old routes and replace them with fresh routes. Set quality rock climbing and bouldering routes and grade them appropriately.

    • Kayak Clinic Instructor

      Instruct participants on proper kayacking skills including strokes, braces wet exits, rolls, self and assisted rescue, fit and equipment. Handle all duties before and after clinic including pulling and returning boats and gear, returning lane lines, cleaning gear, hanging skirts and cleaning and making sure boat storage areas are secured, organized clean.

    • Office Assistant

      Complete paperwork required for Adventure Pursuits programs. Research information pertaining to Adventure Pursuits.

    • Office Supervisor

      Assist in the marketing all program areas of Adventure Pursuits. Assist with development, implementation and evaluation of training for trips and challenge course program areas.

    • Outdoor Trip Center Manager

      Manage operations of the Outdoor Trip Center including but not limited to: equipement rental, bouldering, staffing and risk management. Responsible for Outdoor Trip Center funds. Participate in hiring and selection process for new employees.

      Qualifications: Currently an Adventure Pursuits Outdoor Trip Leader.

    • Outdoor Trip Center Staff

      Observe bouldering, make sure that everyone is climbing and spotting correctly and enforce safety policies. Manage check-in desk by accessing the database to check participants in and out and follow all procedures associated with this process. Register participants for Outdoor Trips, collect the money and place it in the appropriate binder located in the safe.

    • Outdoor Trip Leader

      Demonstrate knowledge of group dynamics by: facilitating group activities, guiding discussions, properly debriefing an initiative, and more. Learn and teach specific camp craft skills (e.g. tent and tarp setup, bear bag, etc...).

      Qualifications: Must be able to make decisions for everyday and emergency situations.

    • Outdoor Trip Manager

      Manage operations of the Adventure Pursuits Outdoor Trips including, but not limited to: marketing, event scheduling, staffing and risk management.

      Qualifications: Previous experience as an assistant/lead instructor on Outdoor Trip Leader Trainings

    • Route Setter

      Take down old routes and replace them with fresh routes. Set quality rock climbing and bouldering routes and grade them appropriately.

      Qualifications: Must have a strong knowledge of the sport of climbing, bouldering and its equipment.

    • Training Supervisor

      Create manuals, training binders and materials. Research information pertaining to Adventure Pursuits.

  • Aquatics

    • Swim Instructor

      Provide swimming instruction to help meet adult participant goals while educating about water safety.

      Swim Instructor Certification. Proof of previous adult swim lesson experience required.

    • Lifeguard

      Maintain safety of participants using aquatic facilities.

      Must hold current Red Cross lifeguard training certification or equivalent, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid.

    • Aquatics Program Assistant

      All responsibilities of standard lifeguard. Complete duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Aquatics.

      Must have two semesters of Towson CRS lifeguard experience.

  • Facilities & Informal Recreation

    • Recreation Attendant

      Monitor access points of Burdick Hall at appropriate locations by verifying TU OneCard identifications. Provide excellent customer services to patrons and and inform the Facility Manager of any patron or safety concerns. Manage equipment inventory by checking in/out items.

    • Facility Manager

      Maintain general safety and security in Burdick Hall by monitoring access and caring for the appearance and overall environment of all indoor and outdoor facilities. Accurately report, provide care for and document injuries and incidents. Educate patrons and enforce Burdick Hall policies and procedures. Must be certified in CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens.

      Must have one semester of experience working for Towson University Campus Recreation Services.

    • Facilities Program Assistant

      Maintain facility documents and update facility spreadsheets on a regular basis. Complete duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Facilities and Aquatics.

      Must have two semesters of experience working as a Facility Manager for Towson University Campus Recreation Services.

  • Fitness & Wellness

    • Certified Group Exercise Instructor

      Plan assigned classes, employing new music and safe, effective choreography to maintain member interest. Enhance knowledge through continuing education.

    • Certified Personal Trainer

      Prepare and conduct effective, personalized training sessions for clientele. Administer fitness assessment using TriFit system.

    • Group Exercise Manager

      Assist with hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, discipline and evaluation of Group Exercise Instructors. Organize, schedule, manage and compile study materials for Instructor Trainee program. Assist with he organization of storage space, custodial upkeep of spaces and assessment of equipment wear and tear.

    • Fitness Floor Staff

      Enforce policies and promote safety of the Fitness Center. Serve as a spotter for patrons. Lead Fitness Center Orientations when needed.

    • Fitness Floor Staff Manager

      Assist with the hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, discipline, and evaluation of Fitness Floor Staff. F & W special events & projects.

    • Personal Trainer

      Prepare and conduct effective, personalized training sessions for clientele. Possess and maintain a nationally recognized Personal Training certification.

  • Intramural Sports

    • Program Assistant

      Oversee an intramural game site during assigned shifts. Assist game officials in the set-up and tear-down of the game site. Keep the official score of each game. Act as a first responder to all injuries at game site.

    • Sport Official

      Referee intramural sports games. Enforce all Intramural Sports rules and policies and maintain a high level of sportsmanship and safety. Set up the activity area at the beginning of every shift. Maintain a high level of sportsmanship, and penalize unsporting behavior.

    • Supervisor

      Work with the Assistant Director and Graduate Assistant of Competitive Sports to train and evaluate officials. Oversee facility set-up and break down. Supervise intramural staff during competition. Proactively enforce equipment and risk management.

  • Main Office

    • Student Office Assistant

      Manage and support day-to-day office operations; complete administrative tasks; serve as point-of-contact for students, faculty, staff, alumni and surrounding community; assist with special projects as assigned.

      Qualifications: Excellent Customer Service skills and strong attention to details. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and basic office equipment. Prior office experience is preferred.

  • Marketing

    • Program Assistant

      Manage the Campus Recreation Services Marketing Street Team activities to promote Campus Recreation Services' facilities, programs, events and opportunities for student employment and development. Assist with creating and posting content to Campus Recreation Services’ social media sites.

    • Marketing Street Team Member

      Assist with managing the Campus Recreation Services' brand by promoting programs and events to the TU community through a variety of marketing tactics. Street Team members should be creative, energetic and passionate about Campus Rec!

    • Multimedia Designer

      Design print marketing collateral including but not limited to posters, flyers, brochures, t-shirts, newspaper ads. Assist with web site editing and designing graphics for the web.

    • Photographer

      Shoot and edit an assortment of photos of programs, facilities and special events. Assist with maintenance of the Campus Recreation Services image gallery.

    • Video Assistant

      Shoot, edit and produce an assortment of videos of programs, facilities and special events.

    • Web Developer

      Develop and maintain the Campus Recreation Services website while performing day to day updates.

      Qualifications: Proficent in Dreamweaver and Photohop while having a strong working knowledge of HTML and CSS.

  • Sport Clubs

    • Supervisor

      Work with the Sport Club Coordinator and Graduate Assistant of Competitive Sports to efficiently manage sport clubs. Assist in the coordination of practice schedules, travel itineraries, liabilities, fund-raising approvals, logo use approvals, and budget preparation. Educate club personnel and enforce Sport Club policies and procedures.

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