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Employment Opportunities

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Our student employees’ professional development is one of our highest priorities. We commit to the development of our staff by offering challenging jobs, with meaningful leadership experiences and purposeful on-going training. Our student staffing structure is such that if a student has the desire and drive, he or she can move through the ranks to a position of high responsibility and leadership within a four-year span. We also pride ourselves on offering a fun and friendly team-centered environment, with family-like camaraderie. UMaine’s Department of Campus Recreation is the best of both worlds… great work experience and a whole lot of fun too!

Application Period Begins: March 17 2014
Informational Meetings (@ Rec Center):
-  TBA
Application Packets Due: April 4 2014
Interviews: April 14 – 25 2014
Hiring Complete: April 30 2014

All applicants must submit these 3 items in order to be considered:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Completed Application (PDF Format)

If you need help with any of these, contact the Career Center.


Entry-Level Student Job List – Maine Bound & Campus Recreation


AFTER YOU ARE HIRED:

Online Employment/Training Resources

These instructions are written with the assumption that you are a returning student employee. If you have not worked for UMaine before, you’ll have to fill out a W-4ME, W-4, I-9, and Direct Deposit forms. Please visit the Student Employment website for more information. Especially take note of what forms of ID you will need to bring with you.

Step 1: Fill out Work Authorization Form and Return to Supervisor
If you are a NON-WorkStudy student employee, then contact your supervisor (listed below) for your work authorization form.
If you ARE a WorkStudy student employee, then you need to get your form from the Office of Student Employment yourself.

Operations – David Mahan, Assistant Director for Operations
- Front Desk / Maintenance Staff
- Building Managers
- Lifeguards

Fitness – Jillian O’Brien, Fitness Coordinator
- Personal Trainers
- Instructors for Group Ex and Instructional Classes

Intramurals – Thad Dwyer, Assistant Director for Intramurals
- Intramural Assistants and Supervisors
- Intramural Officials

Maine Bound – Lisa Carter, Assistant Director for Maine Bound Adventure Center
- Front Desk / Climbing Wall Staff
- Instructors / Trip Leaders

Marketing – Sharon Kenney, Assistant Director for Membership/Marketing
- Marketing / New Media Staff

Step 2: Complete all online training modules and Email to Supervisor
Click here for instructions.

Step 3: CPR / First Aid / AED (for Adult/Child/Infant) Certification
Make sure your CPR / First Aid / AED training is up to date. If your training was done here at Campus Recreation, it is good for two years. We have several CPR/First Aid training sessions each Semester; the cost is $15 for our employees.  You must register AND PAY in advance.  Stop at the front desk or call 207-581-1082 for dates and times.

Step 4: Attend Staff Training

Fall “All-Staff” Training is usually held on the Sunday before Fall semester classes begin. All-Staff Training generally begins at 8:00 a.m. and finishes up in the early afternoon.  The Fall 2014 All-Staff training is scheduled for Sunday September 1, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Breakfast will be provided.  Area-Specific training is scheduled by each supervisor, so check with him/her for more information.

Spring Employee Training is usually held on the Sunday before Spring classes begin. Area-Specific training is scheduled by each supervisor, so check with him/her for more information.

 

 
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5795 Maine Bound Adventure Center, 46 Sebago Road, UMaine
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-1794
E-mail: maine.bound@umit.maine.edu
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