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Join the Crimson Crew!

When you’re hired to work for Campus Recreation Services, you will become a member of Crimson Crew – the best staff for the best program on campus.

Contact: Brian.wilkinson@crs.utah.edu 801-585-1753

Crew Positions – View detailed descriptions below

Core Fitness / Gear Central Attendant / Membership Services
Outdoor AdventuresClimbing Wall Specialist
Aquatics / Lifeguard
Marketing Associate
Intramural Sports Official

Recruitment and hiring procedures

  1. Attend Recruitment
    Bring UCard
    Application & available positions will be presented. Recruitment will last 20 minutes.
  2. Submit Application Packet
    Provide cover letter, resume, and application
    Resources for cover letters and resumes can be found at Career Services.
  3. Applicant Review
    Packets are reviewed for job preference and best fit
  4. 1st Round Interview
    With Crimson Council members
    Interview will last 20 minutes
    Candidates should come dressed in business attire
  5. 2nd Round Interview
    With full-time Area Managers
    Interview will last 20 minutes
    May require completing practical skill test and provide certifications
  6. Hiring
    Area Managers will contact new hires
  7. University Paperwork
    Complete W4 tax form, present an original Government issued photo ID, original Social Security Card and sign required University paperwork/forms
  8. Crimson Training: First Crimson Crew work shift located in the HUB schedule is listed. Crimson Crew training is required before area training begins.
  9. Area specific training: Scheduled and determined by Area Manager

Recruitment Schedule

Recruitment Dates

Location: The Hub in the Student Life Center – session will last 20 minutes

Tuesday November 28 10:00 am
Friday December 1 12:00 pm

Crimson Crew Training – must be completed before first shift
Location: The Hub


Tuesday November 28 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday December 7 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Crimson Crew Member Positions

Climbing Specialist

Climbing Wall Specialists are responsible for the supervision of the Summit climbing facility. Climbing Wall Specialists must exhibit excellent customer service and provide a safe inclusive environment for all climbers. Climbing Wall Specialist duties include but are not limited to maintaining a clean workplace, supervision of the summit, teaching skill clinics, and other duties as assigned.

Facility Manager

Facility Managers coordinate and supervise all operational functions, programs, and personnel of the Eccles Student Life Center. They understand all the duties of the student staff positions and the mission of Campus Recreation Services. They understand all facility operations including partner/tenant users.

Core Fitness Center Attendant

The responsibility of the Fitness Center Attendant is to provide excellent service to Campus Recreation Services guests. Attendants are responsible for the supervision of the fitness areas to ensure that a safe and enjoyable environment is maintained.

Fitness Instructor

Fitness Instructors provide group fitness instruction, monitor participants, educate on fitness and safety, and maintain a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants.  This position requires preparation and organization prior to class. Instructors must have strong communication skills including speaking in front of small to large groups. Instructors must be able to demonstrate proper timing, cueing, form, and transitions. Applicants must have a current certification or have gone through our in-house Fitness Instructor Training.

Gear Central Attendant

Gear Central is the equipment checkout desk at the Eccles Student Life Center.  Excellent customer service from front line staff help to enhance the experience for Campus Recreation Services guests. Gear Central Attendants’ responsibilities include equipment rental, locker management, member uniforms, merchandise sales, and  laundry operations.

Head Lifeguard

Head Lifeguards supervise the lifeguard staff and daily operations of the pool areas. They are responsible for the supervision of all lifeguard staff during their shift and the pool area during recreational swimming hours and all other scheduled events in the pool area.

Intramural Sports Official                                                                                                                                                         

Intramural Sports Officials provide quality and decisive supervision of intramural activities. They facilitate a fun, safe and welcoming environment for participants. They assist the Intramural Sports Supervisor with the administration of the Intramural Sports Program.

Intramural Sports Supervisor

Intramural Sports Supervisors are leaders within the program and show a high level of commitment to its success. They have the authority to make decisions regarding the safety and wellbeing of all players and spectators. This position requires exceptional customer service skills. Supervisors must be able to handle highly emotional individuals and groups.

Lifeguard                                                                                                                                                                                       

Lifeguards are responsible for the supervision of the pool area during recreational swimming hours and all other scheduled events in the pool.  Lifeguards are responsible for opening and securing the pool facilities along with ensuring that a safe and enjoyable environment is maintained.

Marketing Associate                                                                                                                                                                              

The Marketing Intern will assist full time staff with the implementation of all marketing related activities.  Interns are expected to learn and use marketing skills and knowledge of campus to ensure optimal implementation and exposure of Campus Recreation Services programs.

Membership Services Associate                                                                                                                                                       

A Member Specialist is responsible for sales to members and guests involving memberships, locker rental and other programs and services offered at the Eccles Student Life Center. This position requires good decision making skills and the ability to work with little supervision. Individuals must be friendly and have an extensive working knowledge of Campus Recreation Services facilities and services.

Outdoor Adventures Attendant

Outdoor Adventures Attendants are responsible for the day to day operations including customer service, equipment rental, cash handling, trip registration, storage, repair and maintenance of equipment. Outdoor Adventures Attendants must be outgoing, friendly and enthusiastic about the outdoors. They must have good written and verbal communication skills, possess patience and provide excellent customer service.

Outdoor Adventures Specialist

Outdoor Adventures Specialist are responsible for the day to day operations including equipment rentals, trip registrations, cash handling, storage with special emphasis on equipment maintenance and repair. Outdoor Adventures Specialists must be outgoing, friendly and enthusiastic about the outdoors.  They must have good written and verbal communication skills, possess patience and provide excellent customer service. They must also be experienced in the maintenance and repair of outdoor equipment.

Personal Trainer                                                                                                                                                                                

Personal Trainers are responsible for the fitness assessment and personal training program with Campus Recreation Services.  They help clients build exercise programs to meet their individual needs. Applicants must be currently certified in Personal Training.

Repair Specialist                                                                                                                                                                              

The Equipment Repair Specialist is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all fitness equipment.  Special attention will be given to regular maintenance checks and risk management procedures to ensure the equipment is in safe working order. 

Special Events Manager

The Special Events Attendant has the responsibility for on-site supervision of events scheduled with Campus Recreation Services. Event Attendants must be outgoing, friendly and have good decision making skills. They must be able to work with little supervision and have an extensive knowledge of both University services and Campus Recreation Services policies and procedures.

 

Last Updated: 11/30/17