Student: Recreation Leader

University of Kentucky

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Student: Recreation Leader
Requisition Number SE01253
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $8.20/Hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience

Students who are available to work all or part of the Christmas Break are preferred.

Hours per Week

15-25 hours per week

Candidates should be available in the evenings and on weekends, but there is flexible scheduling during the week.

Job Summary


A local sports and recreation complex is seeking students who are interested in working as a Recreation Leader. The primary responsibilities for this position include providing instruction and support for guests participating in basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, ice hockey, indoor soccer, or other organized sports. Other duties include team development, working in admissions, simple food service in concessions, as well as maintaining the facility.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


Must be able to relate and enjoy interacting with guests of all ages, which can range from toddlers to grandparents.

Must obtain a Fayette County food handlers permit, but it can be obtained upon hiring.


Students who are familiar with indoor team sports, such as basketball, volleyball, ice hockey etc. are preferred.

Any first aid skills or experience as a sports trainer would also be beneficial.

Deadline to Apply 11/25/2016
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Anticipated Start Date 10/16/2016

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