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Applications for the following positions will be available starting on JMU Joblink October 20, 2016 and are due before November 4, 2016.

Adventure Service Specialists
Responsible for managing the check in and check out process of the Adventure Rental Equipment. Staff will play an active role in the maintenance and upkeep of the adventure equipment and service areas. Staff will also assist participants with entering, exiting, and utilizing the bike repair area. Willingness to learn about adventure equipment is a must, personal adventure experience is not required. Hours are 5-15 per week. Contact Coordinator of Adventure and TEAM Programs for more information.

Fitness Assistants
Fitness Assistants supervise the Fitness Center, Cardio Deck, and Multi-Purpose Studio. They educate participants on the components and principles of fitness, provide instruction on use and set-up of facility exercise equipment, enforce policies and procedures related to the operations of the fitness area, and perform preventative maintenance and housekeeping duties. Contact the Coordinator of Fitness Programs for more information.

Marketing Assistants
Marketing Assistants are responsible for the promotion and dissemination of information regarding all University Recreation programs, facilities and services. This includes the design and implementation of various marketing and communication efforts. Experience and/or knowledge of marketing, photography, graphic design, communications, or writing preferred. Contact the Assistant Director for Marketing and Social Media for more information.

TEAM Facilitators
Lead and facilitate activities for groups from both the JMU campus as well as the Harrisonburg community. Facilitation includes games, initiatives, low elements and the brand new high course. Experience with facilitation desired but not required. Completion of JMU TEAM Facilitator training required either before or after hiring. Hours vary depending on program load and will mainly be weekends with some shift through the week. Contact the Coordinator for Adventure and TEAM Programs for more information.

Team Sport Officials
Officials are responsible for enforcing rules of play and providing supervision for safety, fair play, and sportsmanship for various intramural activities. Official training will be available for interested parties prior to the start of each intramural season. Officials also have the opportunity to be a part of the Student Officials Association. Advancement opportunities are available with certification. Visit this page for more information!

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Published: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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