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Student Employment

Campus Recreation offers many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate student employment.

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

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (PRIVATE/SEMI-PRIVATE & SWIM LESSONS)

Job Description

  • Provide WSI based instruction to youth and adults
  • Teach lesson in packs of five, 30-60 minute blocks
  • Consistent weekly schedule

Requirements

  • Certifications (WSI)

Starting pay rate: $16.00/hr

If interested, please complete the PDF application and e-mail to leonardo.torres.1@bc.edu.

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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: $10.00/hr

If interested, please complete the PDF application and e-mail to leonardo.torres.1@bc.edu.

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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, will make the games we play fun, and still have energy to spare at the end of each day.  Applicants should also be patient, approachable, and understand that 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 27 – August 5, 2016
  • Must attend mandatory training & orientation June 21st, June 22nd, and June 23rd

Starting pay rate: $11.25/hr

If interested, submit the following to Emily Charnowski at charnowe@bc.edu.

  • Formal resumé listing 5 years of work experience with children
  • Three (3) positive letters of reference from individuals not related to you
  • Copies of Certifications

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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 a day and will 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, will make the games we play fun, and 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 27 – August 5, 2016
  • Must attend mandatory training & orientation June 21st, June 22nd, and June 23rd
  • Must be able to work in the office roughly 12 hours per week for the month of June

Starting pay rate: $11.75/hr

If interested, submit the following to Emily Charnowski at charnowe@bc.edu.

  • Formal resumé listing 5 years of work experience with children
  • Three (3) positive letters of reference from individuals not related to you
  • Copies of Certifications

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Tennis Instructor

Job Description

  • Instruct private lessons for clients in groups of 1-3, some group lesson instructing is available

Requirements

  • Prior playing experience
  • Prior instructing experience required
  • Flexible hours for private lessons
  • Strong interpersonal skills & enthusiasm
  • Must work well with children    

Starting pay rate: $16.00/hr

If interested, please complete the PDF application and e-mail to kenneth.turbush@bc.edu.

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FITNESS ATTENDANT

Job Description

Fitness Attendants provide customer service to members and facility oversight. They staff the main fitness wing to provide assistance to members by spotting lifts or helping with equipment set-up, maintaining facility organization and cleanliness, enforcing policies, responding to emergencies, and offering fitness area and equipment orientations when scheduled. All staff in this role must be adult CPR/AED certified upon hire, and able to lift 45 lbs.

Requirements

  • Valid adult CPR/AED certification upon hire (okay to complete after hire, but needed before first shift)
  • Ability to lift at least 45 lbs.
  • Availability to work flexible hours
  • Working knowledge of fitness equipment

Responsibilities

  • Provide customer service
  • Maintain positive, upbeat and helpful attitutude
  • Perform shift task lists with regularity, attention to detail, and enthusiasm
  • Prepare the fitness areas for opening and/or closing
  • Maintain fitness center cleanliness
  • Enforce policies
  • Provide emergency response
  • Provide fitness area and equipment orientations upon request
  • No mobile phone use, computers, or tablets allowed during shift
  • Homework/reading only allowed during Summer Break only

Starting pay rate: $10.25/hr

If interested, please complete the PDF application and e-mail Hilary.DeVries@bc.edu.

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CONTROL DESK ATTENDANT

*This position is hiring for fall. There are no open Control Desk Attendant positions for the summer.

Job Description

  • Monitor building access
  • Handle customer service items
  • Serve as an information hub for Campus Recreation
  • Responsible for check-in of various programs including private swim & tennis lessons, personal training appointments, and massages

Requirements

  • Customer focused individuals
  • Willing to work early mornings (starting at 5:45a.m.), nights (until 11:45pm), and weekends
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Outgoing personality
  • Good communications skills

Training will be provided.

Starting pay rate: $10.25/hr

If interested, please complete the PDF application and return to Brian Walsh (Room 25, Flynn Complex) or e-mail to walshqw@bc.edu.

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Facility Maintenance

Job Description

  • Light cleaning, vacuuming, and organizing
  • Facility set-up and breakdown
  • Available shifts are: Monday-Friday 8 - 10:30 am and 10:30 am - 1 pm

Requirements

  • Physically strong and able to perform lifting/moving
  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Works well independently

Starting pay rate: $11.00/hr

If interested, please complete the PDF application and return to terence.gilman.1@bc.edu.