Loyola University Maryland

Department of Recreational Sports

Employment Opportunities

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The department of recreational sports employs between 150-200 student employees each year for both direct hire and work study positions. Employment at the Fitness and Aquatics Center is a great way to get involved on-campus, meet new people, and learn new leadership skills!

Applications have been extended to for the positions listed in the chart below. Please direct any questions to TeamFAC@loyola.edu.

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American Red Cross Certifications Instructor: Coordinates and instructs various American Red Cross (ARC) certification courses to include: Lifeguarding; First Aid/CPR/AED for the Workplace, Schools and Community. Instructor must adhere to the ARC guidelines and protocols for instructing and reporting. ARC instructor certifications required. Reports to the Assistant Director, Aquatics and Special Events. Top

Basecamp Attendant: Provides program support for Outdoor Adventure programs, including program registration, marketing, facilitating equipment rentals, and general office and organizational tasks.  Experience with Outdoor Adventure programs preferred and Microsoft Office skills preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, OAE and Climbing Wall. Top

Building Supervisor: Responsible for the daily operations of the Fitness and Aquatic Center to include: opening and closing of the facility, employee supervision to ensure the facility is staffed appropriately, on-site risk manager, responder for all medical emergencies, policy enforcement, and administrative support to full-time administrator team. Proficiency with multi-tasking required. Microsoft Office skills required. Individuals with current ARC Professional Rescuer, CPR, Basic First Aid, and AED certifications are preferred. Reports to the Associate Director, Facilities, Risk Management, and the Director of Recreational Sports. Top

Climbing Wall Attendant: Responsible for the safety of all climbers. Teaches proper climbing and belaying skills. Belays children ages 7 and up as well as a wide variety of others. Training is provided, but experience at the Department of Recreational Sports climbing wall is preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, OAE, and Climbing Wall. Top

Club Sports and IM Coordinator:  Responsible for all administrative tasks associated with running the intramural program, including: scheduling games and tournaments, creating the staff schedule, communication with team captains and staff, and serving as a back-up intramural supervisor when needed.  Assists with various administrative tasks associated with the club sports program, including:  tracking and processing all club sport athlete paperwork, verifying club rosters, and communicating with club officers.  Other duties as assigned.  CPR/First Aid certifications are required (training provided).  Reports to the Assistant Director, Club Sports, and Intramurals. Top

Equipment Room Attendant: Responsible for the distribution of sporting equipment, daily use locks, and towels to all members. Launders sporting towels, intramural/club sports uniforms, and outdoor equipment. No other previous experience required. Reports to the Assistant Director, Facilities and Special Events. Top

Fitness Center Consultant: Responsible to provide a safe, clean, and fun atmosphere for our members and guests who frequent the Fitness Center. Maintain safety of fitness center participants by enforcing area policies, promoting safe exercise technique, and provide general assistances with cardiovascular and strength training equipment. Consultants are charged with greeting and engaging members and guests to create a positive and productive exercise environment that inspires exercise adherence. No experience necessary. Reports to Assistant Director, Fitness, and Instructional Programs. Top

Group Exercise Instructor: Responsible for designing and leading members through safe and effective group exercise classes. Group Exercise Instructors must have extensive knowledge in: proper fitness programming, safety, participant motivation, and communication.  Nationally recognized group exercise certifications are required. Reports to the Assistant Director, Fitness, and Instructional Programs. (For more information about obtaining group exercise certifications, contact the Assistant Director, Fitness, and Instructional Programs.) Top

Intramural Site Supervisor: Responsible for the on-site supervision of intramural contests, the evaluation of officials, and providing overall event management and support to game officials. “Veteran” officials who have demonstrated skills, knowledge, and leadership preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, Club Sports and Intramurals. Top

Intramural Sports Official: Responsible for officiating and scorekeeping a variety of team sports throughout the course of the year. No experience necessary, but preferred. In-house training provided.  Must be available to work evenings and weekends.  Reports to the Assistant Director, Club Sports and Intramurals. Top

Lifeguard: Responsible for the supervision and education to swimmers, facility supervision,  facility maintenance, and administration of the department emergency action plan. Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification or the equivalent, a current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification, a current American Red Cross First Aid certification, or the equivalents, and be in good physical condition (as determined by a pre-requisite skills test) is required. Also responsible for cleaning and general maintenance, including rust removal of aquatic center equipment and facilities. Reports to the Assistant Director, Aquatics, and Special Events. Top

Marketing Assistant: Responsible for the planning and development of marketing materials, provide resources for departmental use to include social media avenues, design and distribute publications and other media formats, as well as conduct photography assignments. Photography and/or graphic design experience preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, Business and Marketing. Top

Membership Coordinator: Responsible for the supervision of Member Services staff. Ensures efficient and accurate processing of all memberships and daily point-of-sale transactions.  Assists with point-of-sale software use and training. Coordinates the tracking and reconciliation of all membership-related transactions. Responsible for the oversight of the membership master document. Customer service experience preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, Business and Marketing. Top

Member Services Representative: Provides service to prospective and current members of the facility, sells memberships, locker rentals and assists in program registration. Willing to learn about facilities, policies and program offerings as well as conduct facility tours. Strong emphasis is placed on customer service and interpersonal skills. Microsoft Office skills preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, Business and Marketing. Top

Outdoor Gear Assistant: Responsible for maintenance of all equipment for the Outdoor Adventure Experience (OAE) program, including taking inventory, repairing equipment, preparing equipment for OAE trips and rentals, and ensuring all equipment is returned from trips and rentals.  Experience working with outdoor equipment is preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, OAE, and Climbing Wall. Top

Personal Trainer: Responsible for designing comprehensive one-on-one fitness programs tailored specifically to the needs of diverse populations. Personal Trainers must have extensive knowledge of national standards of fitness programming and have a desire to continue to expand their education. Personal Trainers must be able to maintain strict confidentiality standards, a high level of professionalism, and excellent communication skills.  Approved nationally recognized personal training certifications are required. Reports to the Assistant Director, Fitness, and Instructional Programs. (For more information about obtaining personal training certifications, contact the Assistant Director, Fitness, and Instructional Programs.) Top

Risk Management Coordinator: Responsible for obtaining and tracking training documentation for all employees, interns, and volunteers within the Department of Recreational Sports. Ensures all employees meet requirements set forth in the departmental Minimum Training Requirements. Coordinates certification courses with the American Red Cross local chapter and instructors and tracks expenditures. Oversees all emergency action inventories. Microsoft Office skills required. Reports to the Associate Director, Facilities, and Risk Management. Top

Water Safety Instructor: Coordinates, plans, and instructs various American Red Cross (ARC) Learn to Swim lessons for children and adults abd adheres to the ARC guidelines and protocols for teaching and reporting. ARC instructor certification required. Reports to the Assistant Director, Aquatics and Special Events. Top

Welcome Desk Attendant: Responsible for monitoring member/guest authorized access to the facility. Provides general information regarding Fitness and Aquatic Center facilities and Recreational Sports programs. Directs visitors to designated locations throughout the facility. Strong emphasis is placed on customer service and interpersonal skills. Reports to the Assistant Director, Business and Marketing. Top

Welcome Desk Coordinator: Responsible for the supervision of Welcome Desk.  Ensures the efficient and accurate processing of all daily use fees, release agreements and reconciliations.  Assists with member management software and training. Manages the Lost and Found Program. Coordinates staff schedule and overall operations. Microsoft Office experience required, customer service experience preferred. Reports to the Assistant Director, Business and Marketing. Top

A few more reasons to join the team:

  • FAC Olympics!
  • The Department of Recreational Sports hires both work study and non-work study students.
  • No need to worry about transportation to work.
  • Work around your class schedule.
  • Gain valuable experience that will help you in your professional career.

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