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Oklahoma State University
Department of Wellness

America's HEALTHIEST Campus®

Employment

The Department of Wellness is one of the largest student employers on campus. We have a wide range of positions available each semester: grounds staff, operations staff, intramural officials and staff, group fitness instructors, personal trainers and more.

Check below for position descriptions and to apply online!

Intramural Sports

Officials/Check-In Staff

Applications are currently Open. If closed, please check back later.

Officials

Individuals with an extensive playing background are encouraged to become an intramural official, but previous officiating experience is not required. Mandatory training clinics prior to each team sport covers rules, mechanics and procedures. You may officiate and continue to play intramural sports. Opportunities available include officiating Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Floor Hockey, 2-ball Indoor Soccer, Team Handball and Volleyball.

Check-In Staff

Work study students only. Position will require training and strict attention to detail, no prior experience required. As check-in manager you will have to check-in players for their intramural games & swipe ID cards for entry into the Annex. Must have excellent hand writing, customer service skills, and be able to work outside on fields.

Intramural Supervisor

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Students who possess excellent interpersonal skills, familiarity with organized sports, demonstrate leadership experiences and a strong commitment to student services. Anyone with at least one (1) year of experience with our program as an official can apply for our supervisor positions.

Office Staff

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Office Staff – Office duties such as filing, greeting customers, answering phones, and some paperwork.

Office hours are M-F 8a-8p (varying shifts)

Operations

Operations Staff

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Operations staff work at several different positions at the Colvin Recreation Center and Seretean Wellness Center: Customer Service Desk, Equipment Room, Fitness Attendant, and Weight Room Attendant. Each position requires excellent customer service and a dedication to making the experience of the facilities a positive one for every member and guest. Ops staff students are the face of the Department of Wellness.

IT Student Employee

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Information Technology employees at the Department of Wellness assist with day to day website, server, and workstation support and management under the supervision of the IT coordinator. Successful candidates will support the professional and operational staff of the department with their IT needs along with assisting in coordination with vendors and campus IT services.  They must have a passion for IT and understand that the position has a lot of variability requiring and building upon a general skill set.

IT Technician duties involve day to day troubleshooting and repair, and assisting in complex IT projects under the supervision of the IT Coordinator. Web development, server administration, networking, and IT security experience are all important things that can be developed in this position. We would prefer you have an existing background in working on and maintaining computer systems.

Communications/Marketing Student Employee

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The Department of Wellness is looking for a self-motivated, creative and professional Strategic Communications and/or Marketing student to fulfill their needs as a communications/marketing student employee. This is a paid student employee position expected to work approximately 15 hours per week. Hours can be flexible to fit your academic schedule.

This position is responsible for writing news releases, designing fliers, posters and other promotional pieces, updating social media- Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, updating the OSU calendar with events, updating the department website, working special events, photography, new student orientation promotion and other miscellaneous assignments. From this position, the student will have the opportunity to enhance your personal portfolio and gain hands-on real world experience.

REQUIREMENTS:
MC 2003- Media Style and Structure (must have already taken)
SC 3353- Persuasive Writing (must be enrolled currently or have already taken)
SC 3753- Graphic Design (must be enrolled currently or have already taken)
MKTG 3213- intro to Marketing (must be enrolled currently or have already taken)

Must be available to hold this position starting Sept. 26-May 2017.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sept. 19, 2016

To apply or for more information, email Jennifer Hladik at Jennifer.hladik@okstate.edu

Aquatics

Lifeguard

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Lifeguards work at both the Outdoor Leisure pool (typically opened from Spring Break to Fall Break) and the Indoor Pool (opened year round). Must be a certified lifeguard, preferably through American Red Cross.

Swim Instructor

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Swim Instructors will teach private and group lessons at our Outdoor Leisure Pool. Instructors will work May thru August, with the possibility of staying on during the school (No certification required!).

Fitness & Wellness

Wellness Internships

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Internships are available to students with backgrounds in exercise science, health/wellness, health promotion, physical education, marketing/advertising, nutrition, computer science, or student personnel.

Interns will gain experience and have responsibilities in the following areas: fitness testing, facilities operations, exercise prescription, health promotion, exercise program orientation, wellness counseling, exercise supervision, marketing, development and implementation of special programs, organization and distribution of health education materials

Personal Trainer

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Department of Wellness Personal Trainers will be expected to create, maintain and modify top-notch program designs by creating work-out programs, completing appropriate assessments, goal setting and education of proper use of fitness equipment. They will be expected to demonstrate excellent customer service by displaying the following aspects in training: Motivational skills/empathy, confidence, personal interaction and professional attire. Personal Trainers are required to have a Nationally Recognized Certification (ACSM, ACE, NASM, etc) and a Current CPR/AED Certification. The ACE Preparation Course offered by OSU and First Aid Certification is recommended.