Departments

Aquatics: Leadership opportunities and scheduling flexibility is available in this department. If you are currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding or Water Safety Instructor, contact Dr. Pam Footit, pam.footit@mtsu.edu or (615) 898-2255.

Challenge Course Facilitator Facilitator works on the Alpine Tower and low elements of Campus Recreation's Challenge Course. This person is responsible for leading group challenge and initiatives and leadership building through guiding groups through a catered challenge program. Prior facilitation training is helpful not required, but an interest in outdoor leadership and ability to go through training required. For more info, contact Mike Bowen, mike.bowen@mtsu.edu or (615) 904-8473.

Climbing Wall Attendant : This position works on the 30ft tall Campus Recreation climbing wall and is part of the Outdoor Pursuits program. It involves belaying participants, marketing the climbing wall, keeping up with safety standards, setting routes, and being a member of the Outdoor Pursuits team. Must have a passion for the outdoors. For more info, contact Mike Bowen, mike.bowen@mtsu.edu or (615) 904-8473.

Rec Staff: Students will be assisting Rec Center members as they enter the building, learning good customer service skills by staffing the front and equipment desks, answering the phone, handing out equipment and giving out locks while following facility procedures. Students will be the first responders to any emergencies in the facility. For more information, contact Andy Allgrim, andy.allgrim@mtsu.edu or  (615) 898-2104.

Fitness: This department has need of certified Personal Trainers and Exercise Instructors. Flexible hours, 7 days a week, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.. For more info, contact Jerry Langham, jerry.langham@mtsu.edu or (615) 898-5548.

Intramural Sports Scorekeepers / Officials: Officials and scorekeepers are needed for Soccer, Volleyball, Flag Football, Basketball, and Softball. Students are trained by Intramural Sports staff over 4-5 day periods for each sport. Evening hours are standard, as well as some weekend activities. Contact David Tippett, david.tippett@mtsu.edu or by phone at (615) 898-5341.

Intramural Sports Supervisor: Student supervisor positions provide direction and support for approximately 25-30 Intramural Sports activities by serving as a liaison between players, captains, and the Intramural Sports office. Specific duties include providing supervision, first response medical support and activation of departmental emergency protocols for Intramural Sports activities. Evening hours are standard, as well as daytime help and occasional weekend activities. Contact David Tippett, david.tippett@mtsu.edu or by phone at (615) 898-5341.

Marketing : Students in the Campus Recreation marketing department perform a variety of tasks that informs the public of programs, activities and events scheduled. These tasks include, but are not limited to, Web site maintenance, public relations and other media releases and updates, flyer and poster production, bulletin board maintenance, sponsorship sales and event planning. Students also perform a variety of tasks related to general office management. For more info, contact Jenny Crouch, jenny.crouch@mtsu.edu or (615) 904-8472.

MTSU Mascot : Work in the Spirit Program as Lightning, the MTSU Mascot. These positions require previous mascot and/or cheerleading experience and flexible hours. This position involves attending all home football and basketball games, community events and appearances, travel for away games, and attending summer cheer and mascot camp. For more information, contact Doug Daigle, doug.daigle@mtsu.edu or (615) 494-8907.

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Office Workers : Students will handle a variety of administrative and customer service duties including informing members/guests of our many Rec Center programs, answering phones, using cash register, maintaining databases and spreadsheets, using Microsoft Office software to create various documents, and other office tasks. Will be asked to serve as a messenger for on- and off-campus sites. This is a leadership position that requires students to work well with other university students, faculty and staff, so a friendly, helpful attitude and a desire to offer great customer service is a must. Must have availability M-F between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info, contact Shannon Hardebeck, shannon.hardebeck@mtsu.edu or (615) 898-2104.

Outdoor Equipment Rental Center Attendant : This position works in the 6,000 square foot rental center and is part of the Outdoor Pursuits program. It involves checking out outdoor adventure equipment to the MTSU community and the general public. Also involved is having local knowledge of outdoor destinations to translate to our customers. No experience required, but a passion for the outdoors is a must! For more info, contact Mike Bowen, mike.bowen@mtsu.edu or (615) 904-8484.

Sports Clubs : The student supervisor provides direction and support for approximately 24 sport clubs by serving as a liaison between the individual sport teams and the sport clubs office. Specific duties include providing supervision, first response medical support, and activation of epartmental policies/procedures for sport club practices and games. Evening and weekend hours are standard. Contact David Broadstone, david.broadstone@mtsu.edu or (615) 898-5492.