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University of Massachusetts Amherst Departmental Assistant / Recreation Center Supervisor in Amherst, Massachusetts

Departmental Assistant / Recreation Center Supervisor

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Work type: Hourly

Location: UMass Amherst

Department:Campus Recreation


Categories: Student Affairs & Services, Temporary Non-Benefited

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Summary

Assist with building & facility operations of the Recreation Center under the Campus Recreation Department.

Essential Functions

  • Assist with building & facility operations of the Recreation Center under the Campus Recreation Department.

  • Supervise, evaluate and direct student staff personnel.

  • Supervise recreation participants, including students, faculty, staff, associate members and guests, who use the Recreation Center to ensure that policies and regulations are enforced.

  • Complete daily reports as necessary.

  • Maintain recreation areas and/or equipment including cleaning and minor repair.

  • Respond to accident and/or injury situations and follow procedures.

  • Secure building and recreation areas.

  • Act as a liaison between the campus population and the Campus Recreation staff.

Other Functions

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • High school diploma required.

  • Oral and written communication skills.

  • Interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work variable shift(s): opening (5:30am), morning, mid-day, evening, closing (12:30am)

Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • Current adult first aid/CPR/AED.

  • Experience working with students and/or in a health, fitness, or recreation setting.

  • Knowledge of and experience in risk management.

  • Experience in an educational or recreational setting.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

Typical Campus Recreation Center environment activity

Work Schedule

Variable Shift(s): opening, morning, mid-day, evening, closing

Salary Information


UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Jun 30 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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