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 3,500 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 385 Colleges, is one of the top 20 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's 2019 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. Beginning in Fall 2020, Bellarmine's 22 athletic teams will compete in NCAA Division I, through an invitation from the ASUN Conference.
Bellarmine is located on a scenic 145-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood and 46+ acres off-campus in Louisville, KY, which Forbes recently recognized as a "Top 15 City" for affordable living and National Geographic calls one of the "Best Small Cities in the U.S." Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.
Bellarmine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply.
Bellarmine University seeks a post baccalaureate intern for the department of Campus Recreation & Wellness. This person will be responsible for assisting the Director of Campus Recreation, the Associate Director of Campus Wellness, and the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation. Primary responsibilities include:
Assist the Director with all tasks for which he or she is responsible and manage the general operations of the facility in the Director's absence
Assist the Director with managing recreation programs and services
Assist the Assistant Director with the overall supervision of Intramural & Club Sports programs and activities
Assess the recreational needs of students and assist with the development of creative programs to meet those needs; these programs include but are not limited to fitness and/or wellness classes, intramural activities, virtual programming, etc.
Create and implement imaginative marketing techniques to promote recreational programs
Design and execute virtual programming to meet the growing need for online student engagement
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 Director
Assess patrons' feedback and needs, evaluate current programs, and facilitate conflict resolution in regard to patron problems, inquiries, and complaints
Maintain a working knowledge of SuRF Center policies, procedures, and protocols
Supervise student employees and report student employee misconduct, tardiness, or other performance-related concerns in the absence of the Director, Associate Director, and Assistant Director
Register patrons for recreation and wellness programs
Handle/assist with all incidents, accidents, injuries, and emergencies
Provide weekend and evening coverage at the SuRF Center when student employees are unavailable to do so
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Health & Physical Education, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, or a related field is preferable. Applicants who are currently pursuing a degree will also be considered.
Experience working within a Campus Recreation department
Experience with social media marketing and promotions including virtual programming and outreach
An understanding and working knowledge of all cardiovascular and weight training equipment
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 on a team
Strong customer service orientation
Good organization skills and attention to detail
Bellarmine University is committed to core values of diversity, equity and inclusion and embraces diversity in our workforce among members of faculty, staff and administration. We remain committed to affirmative actions, policies, procedures and attitudes necessary to continue to build and retain a diverse and equitable workforce. We will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of our increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential. As part of Bellarmine's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we will seek to ensure that all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, job assignment, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotion, layoff and termination processes remain free of illegal discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
The compensation for this position is $12/hour at [estimated] 20 hours/week and terminates May 1, 2022.
Applications are currently being accepted and review will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest, résumé, and contact information for three professional references to the job posting on Bellarmine University's Human Resources page by clicking on the "Apply Now" button.