Employment

URecFit is one of the largest employers on campus. Each year, more than 100 students are hired to staff facilities and oversee aquatics, fitness, intramural, sports, wellness and youth programs.

While a majority of our positions are work-study-funded, we do hire some part-time student and non-student help. We seek enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working in a customer service-centered atmosphere. All applicants, work-study or non-work-study, must complete a URecFit application (online application below). The application does not guarantee employment. This application is for internal screening only. All non-student applicants will also have to complete an official UMB employment application as well pass a background check and reference screening.  Any jobs involving the care, custody and control of a minor will require a background check and FBI fingerprinting.

Pay rates range from $12.06 to $44.56 per hour depending on the job, experience, and certification requirements.

Click below to see the job descriptions for the positions offered at URecFit and how to apply.

Positions Currently Hiring

Facility Supervisor

Job Description

  • Supervise other part time staff positions during opening, closing and weekend shifts.
  • Ensure a safe and conducive facility for staff and patrons.
  • Maintain ongoing crisis management of all emergency action plans and risk reduction procedures.
  • Maintains knowledge; follows and enforces staffing policies, facility rules and procedures.
  • Provides spot coverage when needed.
  • Serves as an ambassador for the department when diffusing customer conflicts, and issues.
  • Assists with set up and tear down of special events, programs and services in the facility and around campus.
  • Provide first aid and emergency help and report all injuries or problems.
  • Attend all in service trainings and meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain
  • Supervisory experience preferred

Pay Rate

  • $15.28 to $16.00 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding facility supervisor jobs email Cody Sizemore, Sr. Assistant Director.

Fitness Assistant

Job Description

  • Supervise and assist with daily operations of the fitness desk and strength and conditioning room.
  • Maintain and monitor for compliance of all fitness rules, policies and regulations.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment.
  • Provide group and one-on-one fitness equipment orientations.
  • Complete all assignments required during shifts and record participation counts.
  • Refer all injury related, nutrition and eating disorder questions to professional staff.
  • Complete clerical paperwork for any programs or services.
  • Assist with program/special event set up.
  • Performs maintenance and custodial duties as assigned.
  • Attend all in service trainings and meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain

Pay Rate

  • $12.06 to $15.00 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding fitness assistant jobs email Jimmy Mszanski, Assistant Director of Fitness.

Group Exercise Instructor

Job Description

  • Develop safe and effective exercise classes for groups at various fitness levels.
  • Plan routines, select music and choose appropriate movements for various muscles.
  • Offer useful, tactful and safe advice to individuals regarding their class participation and use of equipment.
  • Provide safe and effective instruction of equipment during class.
  • Conduct consultations as needed and assess the training need of each participant.
  • Maintain fitness equipment as needed and report unsafe conditions.
  • Seek client feedback continuously.
  • Attend all in service trainings and meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain
  • ACE, ACSM, AFAA, CSCS, NASM or comparable Group exercise certification (must keep current)

Pay Rate

  • $17.00 to $44.56  per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding group exercise instructor jobs email Jimmy Mszanski, Assistant Director of Fitness.

Lifeguard

Job Description

  • Maintains constant watch of patrons in the pool and enforces all safety standards.
  • Acts immediately and appropriately to ensure safety of patrons in the event of an emergency.
  • Inspects facility and equipment regularly and reports issues.
  • Performs various maintenance and custodial duties as assigned.
  • Performs facility checks in the locker rooms, on the pool deck and other areas adjacent to the pool.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment.
  • Attend all in service trainings and meetings

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current lifeguard certification by a nationally recognized agency (American Red Cross, YMCA, etc.) or willingness to obtain.
  • First Aid, CPR, AED certification or willingness to obtain.
  • Complete a 100 yard untimed swim test, 2 minute treading and brick retrieval with 20 yard swim.

Pay Rate

  • $13.06 to $16.00 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding lifeguarding email Elizabeth Lasker, Assistant Director of Aquatics.

Patron Assistant

Job Description

  • Receive and direct incoming calls and visitors.
  • Respond politely and promptly to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Provide tours of the facility.
  • Validate ID cards and facility access at the check in desk.
  • Maintain membership services including towel service, laundry, registrations and membership renewals.
  • Operates a point of sale register.
  • Process membership information, class registration, and perform general clerical, maintenance and custodial duties.
  • Maintains a clean and safe facility.
  • Attend all in service trainings and meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain

Pay Rate

  • $12.06 to $15.00 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding patron assistant jobs email Brandon Suarez, Program Coordinator.

Personal Trainer

Job Description

  • Develop safe and effective exercise classes for groups at various fitness levels.
  • Offer useful, tactful and safe advice to individuals regarding their exercise program and/or use of equipment.
  • Provide safe and effective instruction of all cardiovascular and weight training equipment.
  • Conduct consultations and assess the training need of each potential client.
  • Conduct equipment orientations.
  • Maintain written documentation of each clients progress and payment purposes.
  • Communicate client program progress and/or problems to professional staff.
  • Seek client feedback continuously.
  • Attend all in service trainings and meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain
  • ACE, ACSM, AFAA, CSCS, NASM or comparable Group exercise certification (must keep current)
  • One year of personal training and program design experience preferred

Pay Rate

  • $17.00 to $44.56 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding personal training jobs email Jimmy Mszanski, Assistant Director of Fitness.

Pratt Desk Attendant

Job Description

  • Supervise and monitor compliance of all Pratt Gymnasium rules, polices and regulations.
  • Conduct safety round to ensure all equipment is in proper working condition
  • Checkout equipment to patrons and keep accurate records using Innosoft fusion
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Perform maintenance and custodial duties as assigned.
  • Assist with program/special event set up.
  • Complete all assignments required during shifts and record participation counts.
  • Diffuses potential problems involving gym participants.
  • Provide first aid and emergency help and report all injuries or problems.
  • Attend all in service trainings and meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain

Pay Rate

  • $12.06 to $15.00 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding pratt desk attendant jobs email Jacob Pridemore, Assistant Director of Sport Programs.

Water Instructor

Job Description

  • Develop safe and effective aquatic exercise classes for groups in various fitness levels.
  • Responsible for instructing all swim lesson and or aquatic fitness participants.
  • Plan routines, select music, and choose appropriate movements for various muscles.
  • Offer useful, tactful, and safe advice to individuals regarding their class participation and/or use of equipment.
  • Provide safe and effective instruction of equipment used during class.
  • Conduct consultations as needed and assess the training need-basis of each participant.
  • Conduct equipment orientations and maintain fitness equipment as needed.
  • Seek client feedback continuously.
  • Maintain the safety of the participant in aquatic classes.
  • Maintain and record participant information and data.
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Attends mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled.

Minimum Requirements

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain

Pay Rate

  • $17.00 to $44.56 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding water instructor jobs email Elizabeth Lasker, Assistant Director of Aquatics.

Wellness Fellow

Job Description

  • Lead daily operations, including website, calendar and other platform updates
  • Lead sustained marketing and promoting efforts
  • Provide tours of the Relaxation and Lactation spaces
  • Prepare reports and tracking of Lactation and Relaxation spaces
  • Assist with coordinating activities, workshops and events around health and wellbeing
  • Assist with the setup and tear down of special events, programs and services
  • Hold office hours to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Wellness Hub at least 5-10 hours a week
  • Work collaboratively with other areas in the division
  • Develop your own wellbeing
  • Communicate effectively with staff and must provide 48 hours’ notice of time off except for cases of emergency
  • Attend all Wellness Hub staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain
  • Ability to work independently and in team setting
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Excellent time management

Pay Rate

  • $15.00 to $16.00 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding wellness programming jobs email Michelle Peralta, Student Wellness Specialist.

Youth Program Assistant

Job Description

  • Supervise and interact with children 17 years old and under.
  • Supervise and assist with daily operations of youth and family programs.
  • Maintain and monitor for compliance of all youth and family programs rules, policies and regulations.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment for all program participants.
  • Complete all assignments required during shifts and record participation counts.
  • Complete clerical paperwork for any programs and/or services.
  • Ensure the safety, well-being, and enjoyment of all participants.
  • Communicate with parents about daily activities.
  • Keep accurate count of youth participants at all times.
  • Enforce rules and procedures as they relate to the youth and family programs and other areas.
  • Provide first aid and emergency help and report all injuries or problems.
  • Attend all in service trainings and meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain
  • Strong interpersonal communication, time management, and conflict resolution skills
  • Applicants must pass a background check and complete a FBI fingerprint check

Pay Rate

  • $12.06 to $15.00 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding youth program jobs email Mark Dixon, Assistant Director of Youth and Family Programs.

Youth Program Supervisor

Job Description

  • Supervise and interact with children 17 years old and under.
  • Supervise and assist with daily operations of youth and family programs.
  • Maintain and monitor for compliance of all youth and family programs rules, policies and regulations.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment for all program participants.
  • Complete all assignments required during shifts and record participation counts.
  • Complete clerical paperwork for any programs and/or services.
  • Ensure the safety, well-being, and enjoyment of all participants.
  • Communicate with parents about daily activitiess.
  • Keep accurate count of youth participants at all times.
  • Enforce rules and procedures as they relate to the youth and family programs and other areas.
  • Provide first aid and emergency help and report all injuries or problems.
  • Attend all in service trainings and meetings.
  • Support and mentor youth program assistants.
  • Assist in overall daily operations
  • Ensure the safety, well-being, and enjoyment of all youth participants.
  • Plan, implement and lead activities for participants.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certified or willingness to obtain
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication, time management, and conflict resolution skills
  • Applicants must pass a background check and complete a FBI fingerprint check

Pay Rate

  • $15.28 to $16.00 per hour

If interested, please complete the online application.  For more information, regarding youth program jobs email Mark Dixon, Assistant Director of Youth and Family Programs.