Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 4,000 students, and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in The Princeton Review's Best 382 Colleges, is one of the top 15 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's 2018 college rankings, and is a top university in Forbes' list of America's best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is "welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone." Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world.
Bellarmine is located on a scenic 175-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, KY, which Glassdoor recently recognized one of the nation's top 10 cities where pay goes the furthest, and National Geographic calls it a top 10 food city. ZipRecruiter calls Louisville a top 10 city for job seekers, thanks in part to its central location and low unemployment. Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.
Bellarmine is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.
Bellarmine University seeks a Recreation Intern for the department of Campus Recreation. This person will be responsible for assisting the Director of Campus Recreation and the Assistant Director of Intramural and Club Sports.
Primary responsibilities include:
Assist the Directors of Campus Recreation with all tasks for which he or she is responsible and manage general operation of the facility and events in the Directors' absence
Assist the Director with managing recreation programs and services
Assist Director of Intramural and Club Sports with the overall supervision of programs
Assess recreational needs of students and assist with the development of creative programs to meet needs. These programs include but are not limited to fitness and/or wellness programs, additional intramural events, etc.
Create and implement imaginative marketing techniques to promote recreational programs
Support the Directors in conducting recreation and wellness workshop/educational sessions for the campus community
Assist in the hiring, training, evaluation, and on-the-job training of student employees
Assist in the general maintenance and cleaning of the facility and its equipment. Identify and communicate equipment maintenance needs to the Management Team
Assess patrons' feedback and needs, evaluate current programs, and respond to inquiries and complaints of center participants
Maintain a working knowledge of SuRF Center Policies and Procedures
Have an understanding and working knowledge of all cardiovascular and weight training equipment
Oversee opening and closing procedures, ensuring the building is secure at closing
Supervise student employees and report student employee misconduct, tardiness, or other performance related concerns in the absence of the Director of Campus Recreation
Register patrons for recreation programs
Facilitate conflict resolution with customer problems and complaints
Handle/assist with all incidents, accidents, injuries and emergencies
Provide weekend and evening coverage to the Sport, Recreation, and Fitness Facility (SuRF Center)
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Health and Physical Education, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, or related field is preferable. Applicants who are currently pursuing a degree will also be considered.
Experience working within a Campus Recreation department
Willing to work evenings and weekends
A strong background in recreation programming and facility management
Red Cross or American Heart Association certified in First Aid, CPR, and Automatic Emergency Defibrillator (AED)
Excellent interpersonal and oral skills
Able to work independently and in teams
Ability to handle details accurately
Strong customer service orientation
This is a 10 month position for the 2018-19 academic year.
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references by clicking on the appropriate link in this posting.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.