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TeamREC (Student Employment)

The backbone of ChargerREC is TeamREC, our student employment program. We strive to hire UNH students that truly want to grow as part of our team and are dedicated to the success of the Department. All current undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply for an entry level position. Once hired as an entry level TeamREC member, there are several opportunities for advancement and promotion. 

 Competency Learning Experience

The TeamREC student program is a UNH Competency Learning Experience which focuses on exposing, educating, and assessing our students in the employment skills of leadership, communication, global/cultural awareness, teamwork, resilience, and critical thinking.

 TeamREC Scholarship

Launched in 2009, the department offers scholarships that are designed to offset tuition fees for outstanding TeamREC members. If you would like to 

ENTRY-LEVEL TEAMREC POSITIONS:

  • Facility Staff (Customer Service Attendants & Fitness Center Attendants)
  • Group Fitness Instructors & Personal Trainers
  • RECSports Officials
  • Creative Team

 

  1. Facility Staff

    To be considered for a position, applicants must:

    • Attend a TeamREC Employment Information Session at one of these times:
      Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:30am
      Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 8:30pm
      Friday, February 3, 2017 at noon
      All Facility Staff Info Sessions are in the Beckerman Recreation Center.

    • Submit a typed application, cover letter, and resume by Friday February 10, 2017 at noon to the Welcome Desk at the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center. Applications can be found here. 

    Once applications are received, selected applicants will be contacted for first round interviews.

    View a sample resume and cover letter for ways to help you improve your documents.  You are also encouraged to stop by the Career Development Center or have them reviewed by the Charger Career system. 

    For additional information about the hiring process for Facility Staff please contact Alycia Washington at awashington@newhaven.edu

    Customer Service Attendant

    Job Responsibilities: Provide a welcoming environment to all members and guests; verify memberships; answer general program and facility questions and provide accurate information; complete transactions for memberships, program registrations, locker rentals and retail items; maintain equipment and retail inventory; complete general cleaning duties; follow and enforce all facility policies and procedures; complete necessary forms and checklists; assist in daily opening/closing of the facility; and assist with event set-up and break down.

    Job Qualifications: Dependable and able to work flexible hours; excellent customer service skills; strong reasoning, interpersonal, time management, and conflict resolution skills; positive attitude; willingness and ability to enforce policies; ability to operate cash register; basic computer skills; ability to complete several tasks at once with frequent interruption; CPR/AED/First Aid certification preferred (training provided).

    Fitness Center Attendant

    Job Responsibilities: Provide supervision of Fitness Center and Weight room with specific attention to safety and risk management; follow and enforce all facility policies and procedures; clean and maintain equipment; spot members and guests when needed; complete necessary forms and checklists; serve as second responder to all facility emergencies; submit preventative work orders; assist in daily opening/closing of the facility; and assist with event set-up and break down.

    Job Qualifications: Dependable and able to work flexible hours; excellent customer service skills; strong reasoning, interpersonal, time management, and conflict resolution skills; positive attitude; willingness and ability to enforce policies; ability to lift 45 lbs.; ability to complete several tasks at once with frequent interruption; CPR/AED/First Aid certification required upon start of hire (training provided).

  2. RecSports Officials

    To be considered for a position, applicants must:

    • Attend a RECSports Employment Information Session at one of these times:
       Fall Semester
      Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 9:00pm
      Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 9:00pm
      Spring Semester
      Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 9:00pm
      Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 9:00pm
      **All RECSports Officials Employment Sessions are in Buckman 120 (TCoE)
    • Attend RECSports training dates and times, outline at the information session

    If interested in becoming a RECSports official, please contact Senior Assistant Director of campus Recreation, Jeff Ryder, at jryder@newhaven.edu or 203-931-2962.

    RECSports Official

    Job Responsibilities: Officiate and record score for various intramural team sports; participate in meetings/clinics, on-going training and evaluation process; assist with event set-up and break down; complete game sheets and reports as necessary.

    Job Qualifications: General understanding of sport-specific rules; dependable and  able to work flexible hours; strong reasoning, interpersonal, time management, and conflict resolution skills; willingness and ability to enforce policies; ability to complete several tasks at once with frequent interruption; positive attitude; CPR/AED/First Aid certification preferred (training provided); experience officiating preferred.


  3. Instructors & Trainers

    Applications for Group Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers are accepted year round. If interested in applying for a Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer position please contact Jeff Ryder at jryder@newhaven.edu

    Group Fitness Instructor

    Job Responsibilities: Instruct and lead GroupX classes; instruct to national and program standards; arrive prepared for class; stay current with latest program-specific curriculums and standards; welcome both experienced and novice participants; provide a safe and enjoyable experience to all participants.

    Job Qualifications: Current nationally-accredited group exercise certification (AFAA, ACSM,  ACE, NETA, etc.) required for specific program; Spinning instructors must possess a nationally accredited indoor cycling certificate (Mad Dogg, ACE, ACSM, Nautilus Institute, AFAA, Reaction, etc.); Yoga certification (Yoga Alliance, YogaFit, or AFAA Yoga), Pilates (Stott, NETA, AFAA Pilates, Mind Body Institute, etc.); positive attitude; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate with peers; dependable; able to work flexible hours; previous experience instructing preferred; CPR/AED/First Aid certification required (training provided). Prior to hire, applicants must audition with Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness.

    Personal Trainer

    Job Responsibilities: Instruct personal training clients and Small Group Training Programs; arrive prepared for sessions; schedule and perform administrative tasks associated with program; stay current with latest program-specific curriculums and standards; welcome both experienced and novice participants; provide a safe and enjoyable experience to all participants.

    Job Qualifications:  Current nationally-accredited personal training certification (ACSM, NSCA, ACE, AFAA, NETA or NASM); positive attitude; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate with peers; dependable and  able to work flexible hours; previous experience as  a Personal Trainer preferred; CPR/AED/First Aid certification required (training provided). Prior to hire, applicants must audition with Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness.

  4. Creative Team

    To be considered for a position, applicants must:

    • Attend a TeamREC Employment Information Session at one of these times:
      Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:30am 
      Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 8:30pm 
      Friday, February 3, 2017 at noon 
      All Facility Staff Info Sessions are in the Beckerman Recreation Center. 
    • Submit a typed application, cover letter, and resume by Friday February 10, 2017 at noon to the Welcome Desk at the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center.  Applications can be found here.  

    Once applications are received, selected applicants will be contacted for first round interviews.

    View a sample resume and cover letter for ways to help you improve your documents.  You are also encouraged to stop by the Career Development Center or have them reviewed by the Charger Career system. 

    For additional information about the hiring process for Creative Team Staff please contact Jeff Ryder at jryder@newhaven.edu

    Once applications are received, selected applicants will be contacted for first round interviews.

    Job responsibilities: Develop marketing materials and graphics for overall ChargerREC and individual program areas; update and maintain department website; photograph various department events and programs; other duties as assigned; assist in development and implementation of other marketing avenues (i.e. social media, street team, etc.).

    Job Qualifications: Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, LightRoom, or any other graphic website design or photography software; ability to work independently and as a team; ability to complete several tasks at once with frequent interruption; positive attitude; demonstrated ability to work independently; strong knowledge of all ChargerREC programs and services; dependable and  able to work flexible hours; strong reasoning, interpersonal, time management, and conflict resolution skills; strong ability to relate with peers; Willingness to adapt and embrace changes in implemented technologies; outstanding communication skills; dependable and able to work flexible hours; creative and outgoing personality; experience within department preferred; CPR/AED/First Aid certification preferred (training provided).