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Recreation

Employment Opportunities

UW Recreation offers many employment opportunities for students. See the current list of offerings below. Questions call (206) 543-4590 or email imajobs@uw.edu. Download the employment application below and email your completed application and resume to imajobs@uw.edu or drop it off at the IMA. It is never too early to apply.

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Job List

IMA Operations Custodian
Lifeguard
Creative Team – Student Digital Communications Coordinator
Member Services – No Positions
Men’s Locker Room – No Positions
Women’s Locker Room – No Positions
UWild Adventures Crags Climbing Center Assistant
Crags Indoor Instructor
Gear Garage Assistant
UWild Adventures Backpacking and Hiking Instructor
UWild Adventures Climbing Instructor
UWild Adventures Mountain Biking Instructor
Waterfront Activities Center No Positions
Golf Driving Range No Positions
Intramural Sports Sports Officials – Summer Quarter: Softball
Sports Officials – Summer Quarter: Soccer
Fitness Aqua Zumba Instructor
Cycling Instructor
Group Fitness Instructors (Ab Lab, Cardio Kickboxing, Circuit Training, Step, Total Toning)
Personal Trainer
Pilates Instructor
Swim Instructor
Water Exercise Instructor
Sports Tennis Instructor

IMA Operations

Position available Custodian
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable – evenings and weekends
Qualifications UW student
Contact person Tim Taylor (taylort@uw.edu; 206.543.6667)
Position available Lifeguard
Pay rate $15.30/hr.
Hours Variable; Winter Quarter: M/W 6:45-9:15 am, F 6:30-10:30 pm
Qualifications UW student; Proof of current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate (preferred), or current Ellis and Associates
Contact person Justin Berry (jberry16@uw.edu)
Position available Creative Team – Student Digital Communications Coordinator
Pay rate $15-16/hr depending on experience
Hours Variable; M-F between 9am-5pm
Qualifications UW student
Contact person Adam Coward (rectech@uw.edu; 206.616.1087)

UWild Adventures

Position available Crags Climbing Center Assistant
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable, early mornings(6:45am – 9:15am), weekends, evenings
Qualifications UW Student, climbing experience desirable. Please submit climbing resume with application.
Contact person Garrett Genereux (ggenereu@uw.edu; 206.616.1143)
Position available Crags Indoor Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable days & times
Qualifications At least 3 years climbing instruction experience
Contact person Garrett Genereux (ggenereu@uw.edu; 206.616.1143)
Position available Gear Garage Assistant
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable, afternoons and evening, weekends
Qualifications UW Student, Gear specialist with at least 1 year outdoor adventure experience and customer service experience. Bike mechanic experience preferred. Please submit cover letter, professional resume, and climbing resume with application.
Contact person Matt Jensen (mcjensen@uw.edu; 206.616.2083)
Position available UWild Adventures Backpacking and Hiking Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable, weekends & evenings
Qualifications At least 2 years of personal backpacking experience, able to confidently hike trails that consist of steep climbs, mud, rocks, roots, sand, able to carry loads up to 65lbs, for 8-10 miles, Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification, and demonstrated ability to teach skill development. Please email Matt for a full position description and submit cover letter, professional resume, and backpacking/hiking resume with application.
Contact person Matt Jensen (mcjensen@uw.edu; 206.616.2083)
Position available UWild Adventures Climbing Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable, weekends & evenings
Qualifications At least 3 years of personal climbing experience, able to lead up to 5.9 on sport and traditionally protected routes, Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification, 1 year customer service experience, institutional/guiding experience preferred. Please email Garrett for a full position description.
Contact person Garrett Genereux (ggenereu@uw.edu; 206.616.1143)
Position available UWild Adventures Mountain Biking Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable, weekends & evenings
Qualifications At least 3 years of personal mountain biking experience, able to confidently ride intermediate trails that consist of buffed dirt, mud, rocks, roots and hits, experience leading group rides and instructor basic bike skills, Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification, and 1 year customer service experience. Please email Matt for a full position description and submit cover letter, professional resume, and cycling resume with application.
Contact person Matt Jensen (mcjensen@uw.edu; 206.616.2083)
 

Intramural Sports

Position available Sports Officials – Summer Quarter: Softball
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable
Qualifications UW Student
Contact person Luis Bowden (lbowden@uw.edu; 206.543.9346)
Position available Sports Officials – Summer Quarter: Soccer
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable
Qualifications UW Student
Contact person Luis Bowden (lbowden@uw.edu; 206.543.9346)

Fitness

Position available Aqua Zumba Instructor
Pay rate $19.00/hr.
Hours Variable, part-time.
Qualifications Aqua Zumba certification; previous teaching experience, FA/CPR/AED required
Contact person Justin Berry (jberry16@uw.edu)
Position available Cycling Instructor
Pay rate $22.00/hr.
Hours Variable, part-time. Early am.
Qualifications Schwinn�, Keiser or LeMond certification; previous teaching experience, FA/CPR/AED required
Contact person Jessica Norman (jlnorman@uw.edu)
Position available Group Fitness Instructors (Ab Lab, Cardio Kickboxing, Circuit Training, Step, Total Toning)
Pay rate $19.00/hr.
Hours Variable, part-time.
Qualifications AFAA or ACE certification; FA/CPR/AED required

If you have no experience please refer to our Fitness Instructor Training page: www.washington.edu/ima/sports-fitness/group-fitness-instructor-tryouts/

Contact person Jessica Norman (jlnorman@uw.edu)
Position available Personal Trainer
Pay rate $25.00/hr.
Hours Variable
Qualifications Required: ACSM/NSCA certification, previous experience working with a broad clientele (including special populations), FA/CPR/AED

Preferred: BA/BS in Exercise Science or related field.

Contact person Carrie Wigton, no phone calls – email cover letter & resume (cwigton@uw.edu)
Position available Pilates Instructor
Pay rate $26.00/hr.
Hours variable, part-time
Qualifications STOTT Pilates certification preferred; FA/CPR/AED required
Contact person Jessica Norman (jlnorman@uw.edu)
Position available Swim Instructor
Pay rate $15.00-17.00/hr. DOE
Hours variable; Winter Quarter: M/W 7:00-8:45 am
Qualifications 2 Years swim lesson instructor experience, proof of current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate, or current Ellis and Associates
Contact person Justin Berry (jberry16@uw.edu)
Position available Water Exercise Instructor
Pay rate $15.00-17.00/hr. DOE
Hours Variable
Qualifications Water Exercise & FA/CPR/AED certification required
Contact person Justin Berry (jberry16@uw.edu)

Sports

Position available Tennis Instructor
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Weekday mornings, afternoons and evenings, Saturdays
Qualifications UW student, tennis experience
Contact person Chris Delaune (delaune@uw.edu; 206.543.9499)