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
Adult Recreation Supervisor
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.
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
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
4. Accommodate to the best of their ability requests and needs of
patrons, visitors and other necessary support services.
Help to facilitate all indoor activities including varsity practice
and event set-ups, as well as responding to accidents and emergency
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.
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
- Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of
- 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
- Communication skills using the spoken word
- Ability to see within normal parameters
- Ability to hear within normal range
- Ability to move about
If other, please enter regular schedule.
This will cover weekends, particularly Saturday night until
midnight availability is a must. Occasional Friday evenings and
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
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Weekend and evening coverage required.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter