Butler University’s Department of Recreation was launched in 2005-2006 and proudly opened its first campus recreation facility, the Health and Recreation Complex (HRC), in August of 2006. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Recreation – Intramural/Club Sports and assists in the daily operations of a dynamic campus recreation program. This internship provides comprehensive, hands-on, learning experiences that further enhances the employee’s development in the field of campus recreation.
Develop new methods for training staff
Assist in creating new sport offerings
Create memorable moments for participants at events
Partner with campus departments or third party organizations to enhance the intramural sports experience for participants and staff
Personnel Management (40%)
Assist with recruiting, hiring, training, motivating and recognizing approximately 20 Intramural Supervisors & 20 Intramural Officials
Help ensure student employees have completed proper payroll forms and complete payroll on bi-weekly basis
Assist with conducting and preparing regular staff meetings
Develop a comprehensive, in-depth training manual for student employees
Develop department wide staff incentive/recognition program
Assist in the preparation and compilation of surveys for student employees
Assist with semester evaluations of student employees
Program Management (40%)
Assist with daily activities
Assist with coordination of repair and maintenance issues for program
Assist with scheduling facility reservations
Attend various special events
Assist with special event preparation and supervision
Assist with the management of the Intramural participants
Oversee day-to-day administrative duties
Complete various reports
Assist with exit interviews and customer service training
Equipment and inventory management
Risk Management (5%)
Assist with training employees in areas of Risk Management
Ensure Department Risk Management plan is implemented
Assist with 1st Aid/CPR Red Shirt Drills
Attend Division of Student Affairs and Department of Recreation & Wellness professional staff meetings
Assist with budgeting/equipment replacement plan development
Development of a special project to leave your mark with the department
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, sports management or related field preferred. Innovative leader that has the ability to think outside the box, provide strong team building, decision making and customer service skills. Candidates that possess an interest in a career in campus recreation are especially encouraged.
Approximately 30 hours/week
Evening and weekend hours required
Preference will be given to applications received by April 15th.
For More Information on our Department and Programs
Visit our website at www.butler.edu/hrc
Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.
About Butler University
Founded in 1855, Butler University is a nationally-recognized master's comprehensive institution located in Indianapolis. The University's six colleges offer more than 65 undergraduate areas of study, 8 pre-professional programs, and 19 graduate programs to a student body of approximately 4,700. The student-to-faculty ratio at Butler is 11:1 and the average undergraduate class size is 20. The University supports over 44,000 active alumni living in all 50 states and nearly 80 countries worldwide.