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Adult Recreation Supervisor

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 26, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Student Affairs, Athletics, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Adult Recreation Supervisor Overview
Oversee access, security and safety of primary recreation/athletic facilities—Peterson and Concannon Fitness Center, while assisting in the oversight of Alumni Hall and the Taylor Natatorium,—and supervise team of student workers who assist in ensuring the access and egress of patrons to the facilities. Essential Duties:
1. Act as primary security check point at the entrance to both facilities at the welcome desk located in the Ruane Atrium.

2. Help to facilitate all indoor activities including intramurals set-ups, as well as responding to accidents and emergency protocol.

3. Supervise student workers who are responsible for security access and egress to the facilities, setting up for fitness classes and intramural activities and keeping unauthorized patrons out of facilities. Must also ensure that all doors are secure at closing time.

4. Accommodate to the best of their ability requests and needs of patrons, visitors and other necessary support services. Marginal Duties:
Help to facilitate all indoor activities including varsity practice and event set-ups, as well as responding to accidents and emergency protocol. Education and Experience Required
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Ability to supervise student workers and enforce College policies and practices regarding use and access of facilities.
• Ability to take on a leadership role in ensuring compliance with College procedures on usage of facilities.
• Familiar with operations of recreation/athletic facilities. Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
  • Finger dexterity is required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
  • Communication skills using the spoken word
  • Ability to see within normal parameters
  • Ability to hear within normal range
  • Ability to move about
Employee Status Part-Time/Full Year Union Status Non-Union Shift: Other If other, please enter regular schedule.
This will cover weekends, particularly Saturday night until midnight availability is a must. Occasional Friday evenings and occasional Sundays. EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop,
and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number AS697P Closing Date 09/26/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Weekend and evening coverage required. Supplemental Questions

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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