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DOSA offers student employment opportunities for spring

DOSA offers student employment opportunities for spring

As students prepare to begin this spring semester, those moving back to or near the Athens campus and considering part-time work during the academic year have a number of opportunities available to them. Ohio University’s Division of Student Affairs departments are seeking skilled and motivated student employees for a variety of positions available. There are opportunities ranging from working in one of Culinary Services many facilities to working directly with students living on-campus through a position with Housing and Residence Life to taking on a leadership role with Campus Recreation. Read on for current open positions, but also be sure to check the Ohio University jobs website in the future as other opportunities might become available!

Culinary Services has openings for multiple positions. Culinary Services provide a variety of needed amenities on OHIO’s campuses. They work closely with students providing flexibility in schedules and pay raises with longevity of work and initiative. Culinary Services has a large number of roles to fill in the department, with wages ranging from $8.80 to $9.65 per hour. Jobs could be available at the Central Food Facility, campus cafes and markets, and more! For more details, visit the Culinary Services student employment webpage.  

Housing and Residence Life has opportunities available for Resident Advisors, Housing Ambassadors and Student Services Ambassadors.

The Residence Advisor (RA) is responsible for their floor and living area in the residence hall. As the front-line staff member in the assigned area, the RA is responsible for serving as a mentor and guide to their residents while also cultivating a cooperative and inclusive community.

This is a position in which the RA is expected to be a community builder, educator, conflict and policy manager, equity and inclusion advocate, role model and team member. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The wage for this position is $3,223 per academic year, cost of single room paid for by HRL, and also includes three hours of paid tutoring per week at the Academic Achievement Center.

Campus Recreation has positions available for a Ping Center Maintenance Specialist, a Member Services Assistant: Golf and Tennis Center and Driving, an F45 Coach, Personal Trainers, and Group Fitness Instructors.

Ping Maintenance Specialists assist in maintenance operations at the Charles J. Ping Recreation Center including preventative and corrective maintenance, equipment repair, facility work orders, facility cleaning and shop projects. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Grounds and Maintenance and works in close conjunction with the Assistant Director of Operations and Engagement and Ping Center facility staff. This position pays $8.90 per hour.

The Member Services Assistant primarily serves as a customer service representative for the facility, providing a quality experience to members and guests to include daily transactions and reservations of the Golf and Tennis Center, set up and tear down of the golf course and tennis courts, and is responsible for general oversight of the clubhouse and golf cart fleet. This position pays $8.90 per hour.

F45 Coaches at Campus Recreation will be responsible for leading at least one F45 class per week. They will create a safe, enjoyable, and inclusive fitness experience by giving clear explanations of the exercises, providing different options for each exercise, coaching through exercises, providing positive feedback, and maintaining a high-energy environment, which includes appropriate music selection and control. The Coach will also answer any questions from participants to the best of their ability. An in-house training will be provided to make sure the instructor is prepared. F45 Coaches are not required to hold a Personal Training or Group Fitness Certification; however, they must possess CPR & First Aid Certifications and go through the in-house training provided by either the Fitness Graduate Assistant or the Assistant Director of Well-Being & Fitness. CPR Certifications are available to Campus Recreation employees. To apply, email cover letter and resume to the Assistant Director of Well-Being & Fitness at gregorya1@ohio.edu. This position pays $10.85 per hour. 

The role of the Personal Trainer is to promote and instruct fitness in a healthy and safe way to patrons and clients of the Ping Recreation Center. The Personal Trainer performs a variety of fitness programs that are both educational and motivational. The Personal Trainer provides customer service which promotes patron well-being in accordance with Ohio University Campus Recreation’s policies and procedures to create a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment. To apply, email cover letter and resume to the Assistant Director of Well-Being & Fitness at gregorya1@ohio.edu. Students without a certification are still encouraged to apply. This position pays $15.70 per hour.

The role of the group fitness instructor is to provide valid and current fitness knowledge to class participants and all patrons of the Ping Center. Fitness instructors are expected to set an example of proper and safe exercise skills and to promote a healthy fitness lifestyle. To apply, email cover letter and resume to the Assistant Director of Well-Being & Fitness at gregorya1@ohio.edu. Students without a certification are still encouraged to apply. This position pays $12.85 per hour.