Working at Campus Recreation is so much more than an on-campus job. Over 300 student employees are the backbone of daily operations at Campus Recreation.
Maintain safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Create a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with Campus Recreation user guidelines and procedures. Must hold current Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid certifications.
By following the American Red Cross curriculum, Safety Instructors will teach safety course material for those seeking certification for CPR, AED, First Aid and/or Lifeguarding. Must hold current American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructorcertification OR American Red Cross CPR/AED with First Aid for Professional Rescuers Instructor certification.
Water Safely Instructor
Responsible for planning, coordinating, and teaching learn-to-swim and water safety courses. Individuals will vary in age ranging from six months through adults. Patrons will range in skill level from beginner to advanced. Must hold current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification.
ALL positions require an American Red Cross certification upon applying.
Intramural Sports Official
Officiate Intramural Sports contests including: basketball, flag football, futsal, soccer, softball, and volleyball. Maintain a high sense of integrity while consistently and fairly enforcing the rules of the game. No prior experience is required, as training will be provided.
Sport Club Supervisor
Assist in the management of the Sport Clubs Program by advising clubs and coordinating important aspects of the program including travel, home events, and risk management.
Welcome Desk Attendant
Welcome Desk Attendants provide exceptional customer service and support to patrons by providing information about campus recreation programs, services, and facilities. Attendants will be the first point of contact to patrons for access to the facility, programming questions, and any immediate patron issues or concerns. Must obtain American Red Cross – Professional Rescuer for the Health Care Provider (CPR/AED/First Aid) certification within 30 days of first shift.
Perform daily facility operations responsibilities that include: supervise and set-up/teardown of informal recreation activities; complete facility walkthroughs including headcounts; manage, setup, teardown down and supervise reservations and events; complete preventive maintenance tasks; maintain a safe and enjoyable facility environment; and other duties as assigned. Must hold current certifications in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider/AED and First Aid.
Fitness Floor Attendant
Fitness floor attendants are responsible for the overall safety, cleanliness, providing customer service and oversight of over 22,000 square feet of fitness space. Must be certified in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider/AED and First Aid within 30 days of employment.
Group Fitness Instructor
The role of the Group Fitness Instructor is to provide safe and effective group fitness instruction to patrons promoting a commitment to healthier lifestyles and upholding the mission of Campus Recreation by creating a welcoming, inclusive environment. A successful group fitness instructor will stay current on industry information, attend meetings/trainings, and retain participant interest with motivating classes and trainings. Group Fitness Instructors are overseen by the Group Fitness Manager and Group Fitness Coordinator. Instructors must possess and maintain a nationally recognized Group Fitness Instructor certification (AFAA, NETA, ACE, Fitour etc.) or a specialized fitness certification (Zumba, Les Mills, Yoga, Barre, etc.) Must certify and maintain skills in CPR/AED and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer within in 30 days of being hired.
Personal trainers are responsible for creating safe and effective fitness programs for clients based on their goals and assessment results. Possess and maintain a nationally recognized Personal Training certification (ACE, NASM, NSCA, ACSM, AFFA, NETA or similar). Must be certified in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider/AED and First Aid within 30 days of employment.
As a member of the Marketing team, the Graphic Designer is responsible for the creative design of marketing materials to promote Campus Recreation programs and services. The Graphic Designer will work closely with the Graphic Design Program Assistant and the Marketing and Communications Graduate Assistant to produce high-quality print and digital designs. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of graphic design elements and software.
Street Team Member
As a member of the Marketing team, the Street Team facilitates marketing outreach through flyer distribution and face-to-face promotions. The successful candidate must be passionate, energetic, and willing to become well-versed in Campus Recreation programs and services. Must complete TU Ladder Safety Program.
As a member of the Marketing team, the Videographer supports Marketing and Communication initiatives by capturing visual representations of Campus Recreation programs, facilities and events. The successful candidate will haveexperience in videography and have a knowledge ofvideo editing software.
As a member of the Marketing team, the Photographer supports marketing and communication initiativesby capturingvisual representations ofCampus Recreation programs, facilities and events.The successful candidate will have a working knowledge ofphotographic composition and photo editing software.
Social Media Assistant
As a member of the Marketing team, theSocial Media Assistantis responsibleforsupportingthe implementation of Campus Recreation marketing and communication strategiesthrough social media. This position is responsible fordeveloping andmanaging Campus Recreation’s main social mediaplatforms,including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.The successful candidatemust be familiar with and have experience using social media platforms.
Guest Services Attendant
Guest Services Attendants able to provide exceptional customer service, be an innovative leader and provide dynamic support to members and patrons through information in campus recreation programs, services, and facilities. Campus Recreation offers a variety of services to ensure TU students, faculty, staff, and alumni members have access to a variety of offerings and equipment within Campus Recreation. Guest Services Attendants serve as the liaison between the program areas of Campus Recreation and the faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Must obtain an American Red Cross – Professional Rescuer for the Health Care Provider (CPR/AED/First Aid) certification within the first 30 days of work.
Belay Attendants are the primary point-of-contact for participants at the Climbing Wall. Belay Attendants first role is to provide belays for participants and maintain a space where all risks are managed appropriately. Belay Attendants are also responsible for the education and community-building of the participants at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Successful Belay Attendants have developed a strong sense of climbing at the OAC, select appropriate routes for climbers, and make all participants feel included and welcome to the OAC. Must pass a Top-Rope Belay Skills Check prior to first day of work. Must be certified in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider/AED and First Aid within 30 days of employment. Applicants are subject to a background check, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of the completion of the background check.
Desk Attendants oversee participant access to the Outdoor Adventure Center, teach participants how to use climbing equipment, manage risks through explaining and managing waivers, and are able to troubleshoot and answer general questions about Campus Recreation and Outdoor Adventures.
Gear Rental Attendant
Gear Rental Attendants are the front line of customer service for the Gear Rental program that Towson University offers to students, faculty, and staff.Successful Gear Rental Attendants are able to independently problem solve,take initiative in finding tasks to complete, communicate to other student employees the Gear Rental process, and maintain an organized workspace of a variety and high volume of equipment.
Challenge Course Facilitator
This position works collaboratively with other staff to plan and implement team-building programs on the Glen Arboretum Challenge Course, the Climbing Wall, and indoor locations across campus.
Outdoor Trip Leader
Outdoor Trip Leaders are volunteers for Campus Recreation.In their role, theyare responsible for planning and leading day and overnight Outdoor Trips.In addition to leading trips, Outdoor Trip Leaders are responsible for assisting with new Outdoor Trip Leader trainings as well as leading Project Explore.
Student Personnel Manager
Management oriented. Focus on idea generation, program area support, a point of contact for program areas, customer service, public figure for department, risk management and safety, and administrative tasks. Will still need to do some of the things the Office Assistant does when they are not present or if the Office Assistant is busy. Must obtain an American Red Cross – Professional Rescuer for the Health Care Provider (CPR/AED/First Aid) certification within the first 30 days of work.