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Student Employment

Campus Recreation offers many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate student employment. All prospective applicants should read through the BC Rec Recruitment Slideshow (embedded below), then check out the available positions for Summer 2014.

If you would like to apply for any positions, fill out the PDF application, save it to your computer and hand deliver it to the Member Services Office in the Flynn Recreation Complex. Some jobs may not have a PDF application. Instead, email the listed documents or information to the person listed in the job description.

Please note, all BC Rec employees will be expected to know and understand the information outlined in the Universal Staff Manual. If you have any additional questions about student employment please e-mail campusrec@bc.edu.

 

Available Positions Summer 2014

Camp Counselor
Job Description
Camp Counselors work for 6 weeks over the summer with youth age 7-12.  Boston College Recreational Day Camp runs Monday through Friday between 8:00am-5:30pm.  Counselors will work between 4 to 8 hours each day and average around 28 hours a week.  If more hours are desired students may be able to work in others areas in the building to get close to 40 hours a week.  Counselors will lead the students in active games, board games, arts & crafts, swimming, and themed activities. 

Desired Qualifications
We are seeking energetic and responsible students who enjoy being around kids – people who will make the games we play fun and who will still have energy to spare at the end of each day.  Applicants should also be patient, approachable, and have an understanding the job is to give the campers the best experience possible.  All counselors will need to be able to instill the guiding principles of the Boston College Recreation Day Camp.  We get in the pool daily so we prefer strong swimmers. A creative background is a huge bonus. We love counselors that bring new ideas for games and activities and can enhance the programming we already have. Counselors will also have to research and lead one craft project during the summer.

Requirements

  • Certified in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and First Aid
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Previous camp counselor experience or history working with elementary aged children preferred.
  • Committed to work 30 hours per week for 6 weeks. June 30 – August 8, 2014
  • Must attend mandatory training & orientation June 24th, June 25th, and June 26th

Starting Pay Rate:  $9.50 per hour

If interested, submit the following to Daryl Shreve at daryl.shreve@bc.edu

  • Formal resumé which includes any and all prior work experience with children
  • Three (3) positive letters of reference from individuals not related to you
  • Copies of Certifications

 

Camp Supervisor
Job Description

Camp Supervisors work for 6 weeks over the summer with youth age 7-12.  In addition to leading the campers in activities Camp Supervisors will also oversee the Camp Counselor team. Boston College Recreational Day Camp runs Monday through Friday between 8:00am-5:30pm.  Camp Supervisors work between 4 to 8 hours each day and average between 30-35 hours per week.  If more hours are desired students may be able to work in others areas in the building to get close to 40 hours a week.  Camp Supervisors will lead the campers in active games, board games, arts & crafts, swimming, and themed activities.  Camp Supervisors will also evaluate the Camp Counselors and directly report to the Camp Directors any issues the camp is facing.

We will also be looking for one Camp Supervisor to work in the office 12 hours per week during the month of June to organize paperwork coming in from campers and staff.  During camp this requirement will be reduced to about 4 hours per week.

Desired Qualifications
We are seeking energetic and responsible students who enjoy being around kids – people who will make the games we play fun and who will still have energy to spare at the end of each day.  Applicants must also have strong leadership skills, and be able to evaluate and supervise peers.  Camp Supervisors should develop a strong understanding of the Boston College Recreation Day Camp’s purpose and goals and make sure both campers and Camp Counselors are demonstrating these objectives.  We get in the pool daily, so we prefer strong swimmers.  A creative background is a huge bonus, we have tons of games and ideas, but love staff that can add to the programming we already have. 

Requirements

  • Certified in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and First Aid
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Previous camp counselor experience or history working with elementary aged children preferred.
  • Committed to work 30 hours per week for 6 weeks. June 30 – August 8
  • Must attend mandatory training & orientation June 24th, June 25th, and June 26th
  • Must be able to work in the office roughly 12 hours per week for the month of June

Starting Pay Rate: $10 per hour


If interested, submit the following to Daryl Shreve at daryl.shreve@bc.edu

  • Formal resumé which includes any and all prior work experience with children
  • Three (3) positive letters of reference from individuals not related to you
  • Copies of Certifications

 

Control Desk Attendant
Job Description
• Monitor building access
• Handle customer service items
• Serve as an information hub for Campus Recreation

Requirements
• Customer focused individuals
• Willing to work nights and weekends

Starting pay rate:  $9.00/hr

Control Desk Attendant Application

 

Equipment Desk Attendant
Job Description
•Equipment Sales
•Equipment Rentals
•Court Reservations
•Laundering of towels
•Information Center

Requirements
•Customer Service
•Strong interpersonal skills

Starting Pay Rate:  $8.50/hr

Equipment Desk Attendant Application

 

Lifeguard
Job Description
•Prevent aquatic-related emergencies as a member of a risk management team
•Provide great customer service
•Perform basic maintenance tasks
•Assist with special needs of members and guests in compliance with ADA regulations
•Assist as a member of an event management team

Requirements
•Current CPR/AED, First Aid & Lifeguard certifications
•Pass staff in-service skill test
•Excellent interpersonal communication skills
•Excellent physical and mental strength

Starting Pay Rate: $9.50/hr

Lifeguard Application

 

Marketing/Graphic Design Assistant
Job Description

We are looking for a creative student with an eye for design to assist the Marketing & Communications Manager with production of posters, flyers, tv slides, facility signage, web graphics, etc. Other tasks may include promotion of programs and special events, administrative work, market research and possibly some photography or web updates, depending on experience. 

Qualifications

  • Personable, flexible, outgoing, hard working, passionate
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and loves a good challenge
  • An eye for design and ability to create visually appealing work
  • Capable of taking direction and multi-tasking
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Comfortable working on a PC – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experience with photography and web design are a plus

NOTE: This job requires a part-time commitment  (average of 10 hr/wk). Days available: Monday – Friday, within the hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Occasional evenings and weekends may apply.

Optional, but preferred: In addition to the application, please submit a portfolio with up to three examples of relevant work that you have created using Illustrator, InDesign or Photoshop and provide a quick paragraph outlining your experience with each program, frequency of use and in what capacity (hobby, work, classes, etc). This can be provided via email (to campusrec@bc.edu) or hand delivered to the Member Services Office.

Starting Pay Rate: $10.00 an hour

Marketing/Graphic Design Application

 

Member Services Attendant
Job Description
•Register Employees, Students and Community Members
•Schedule private lessons
•Check in participants for lessons
•Information Desk
•Office Duties

Requirements
•Strong customer service skills
•Outgoing Personality
•Organizational Skills

Starting Pay Rate: $10.00/hour

Member Services Attendant Application


Quonset Hut Monitor
Job Description
•Responsible for Safety and Security of the Facility
•Opening and Closing
•First Responder to all injuries and incidents

Requirements
•Access to Newton Campus
•CPR/AED & First Aid Certified

Training will be provided

Starting Pay Rate:  $10.00/hr

Quonset Hut Monitor Application