The mission of Recreation Services (RS) is to promote overall student wellness. We accomplish our mission by providing organized and informal programs designed to engage the body and mind for the purpose of fun, fitness, social interaction, competition, skill acquisition, and adventure.
The Risk Management and Building Services intern will assist the Facility Services Team in the administration and management of all risk management and facility operations for the 310,000 sq. ft. CU Student Recreation Center. Some of the responsibilities include training, scheduling, supervising and evaluating student staff; leadership development, risk management, facility and event management, administrative support, maintaining records, communication/collaboration with students, University and community organizations. Early morning, evening and weekend hours required. Terms of appointment are January to mid-May, 2018.
Risk Management: (60%)
Provide assistance to the Assistant Director of Building Services and Risk Management who is the primary safety and risk manager for the Rec department.
Assess the potential safety risks for all Recreation Services indoor and outdoor facilities.
Research and benchmark best practices and industry standards to develop a comprehensive risk management plan.
Assist in providing oversight for all Recreation Services programs, services and operations supporting the departmental goals and objectives.
Provide assistance for planning and implementation of standards and expectations for student training and development.
Schedule monthly staff CPR/AED/First Aid training.
Develop a risk management review system for student staff and implement tracking procedures and documentation.
Ensure the department Risk Management Manual is maintained and updated timely and accurately to meet industry standards and best practices.
Assist the Assistant Director of Building Services and Risk Management in leading the charge to complete Sport Risk’s Best Practices Level 2 to assess department gaps and deficiencies related to comparable institutions and departments.
Create and maintain a database to ensure CPR/AED/First Aid certifications for all Recreation Services staff are current and recorded.
Assist with the development and implementation of risk management initiatives, policies and procedures for the department.
Attend required staff trainings and meetings.
Serve on the department Risk Management Committee.
Attend the Emergency Management Operations Group (EMOG) regular meetings and document meeting minutes.
Building Services (20%)
Assist staff with supervising facility operations for the Recreation Center's 6 gymnasiums, 4 racquetball courts, 1 squash court, 3 outdoor tennis courts, 5 fitness studios, 6 meeting rooms, 1 indoor turf field and athletic training room.
Work closely with the Events and Facility Operations Coordinator and Scheduler on related duties to support special events.
Problem-solve/trouble shoot resolution to issues that arise and resolve conflict.
Administer the emergency action plan as needed.
Make recommendations and enforce facility policies and procedures to ensure safety and proper use of facilities and equipment.
Complete timely work orders to ensure equipment and facilities are functioning properly.
Document and disseminate information through appropriate channels to include completion of reports and daily records pertaining to operations, participation numbers and activities.
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers satisfying service expectations.
Student Staff Supervision (11%)
Schedule, supervise and approve payroll for 8-10 CPR/First Aid/ AED Instructors.
Coordinate scheduling, training, supervision and evaluation of CPR/AED/First Aid Instructors for department staff and FitWell classes.
Train instructors and student staff using the Risk Management Manual on how to conduct risk assessments.
Assist the Assistant Director of Building Services and Risk Management in supervising 15 Facility Supervisors.
Other Duties as Assigned: (9%)
Assist with Recreation Services projects, events, and assigned duties as requested.
Work cooperatively with other areas of the department to achieve established goals.
Recreation Program and Facilities Quality Control (1%):
This position participates in the development of ideas and suggestions for program and facility improvement. The position is required to use various facilities and equipment periodically to ensure that they are meeting or exceeding the department standards.
The University of Colorado is a Tier 1 school offering 85 majors at the bachelor's level, 70 at the mater's level and 50 at the doctorate level. CU-Boulder's main campus is on 600 beautiful acres right in the heart of Boulder, which Forbes Magazine named America's smartest city in 2008. CU-Boulder is a community of over 30,000 students with approximately 26,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduates.