Aquatics

Lifeguard

Hiring - YES

Rec Lifeguard and develop your leadership, communication, and decision making skills while gaining experience as a first responder and risk manager!

UCLA students can apply via Handshake (search UCLA Lifeguard or enter the job ID #3454046). 

Non-students applicants please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Siobhan Goodwell at sgoodwell@recreation.ucla.edu. 

Please fill out your application completely and attach a copy of your resume, Lifeguarding/FA/CPR/AED and any additional certifications you have. If you have any questions please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Siobhan Goodwell at sgoodwell@recreation.ucla.edu. 

*Must be at least 17 years old to become a UCLA Rec Lifeguard.

Interviews will take place at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center (SCRC). Applicants will complete a group interview which includes swimming and skills tests.  If hired, applicants will need to bring their I-9 documents to their hiring session- Click here for the list of acceptable I-9 documents. 

  • 50-meter head up freestyle sprint
  • 200-meter IM (with sidestroke replacing butterfly)
  • Mock rescue scenarios- including First Aid; CPR/AED; passive submerged; suspected head, neck, or back injury; etc.      

Upcoming Group Interview dates:

TBD @ SCRC

 

Pay Rate: $14.29-$16.75/hr

What if I want to be a lifeguard, but I’m not certified? UCLA Recreation offers a number of Lifeguard certification courses throughout the year. Check out our online course list for a schedule of courses. 

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SWIM INSTRUCTOR 

 

Become a UCLA Rec Swim Instructor! 

Interviews will take place at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center's Family Pool. Applicants will complete a group interview which includes swimming and skills tests.  If hired, applicants will need to bring their I-9 documents to their hiring session- Click here for the list of acceptable I-9 documents.

Swim Instructor applicants must be able to complete the following skills : 

  • Must be able to demonstrate swimming 25 yards each of front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and butterfly (15 yards) using proper technique. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to float on back for one minute.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to tread water for one minutes.
  • Successfully complete mock teaching scenarios.

What if I want to be a lifeguard or Water Safety Instructor, but I’m not certified? UCLA Recreation offers a number of Lifeguarding and Water Safety courses throughout the year. Check the Rec Quarterly or call (310) 825-3671 for a schedule of courses. 

Pay Rate: starts at $15/hr. 

Work Hours: Work hours are flexible and include weekends, evenings, holidays, and quarter breaks.   

Contact: Clint Svatos, csvatos@recreation.ucla.edu  or (310) 983-3330 

WATER EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR  

Job Description: Instructors plan and conduct water exercise classes, evaluate student achievement, communicate appropriately with students, and complete necessary paperwork. Work hours are flexible and include weekends, evenings. Preferred certification: AEA Certification or equivalent aquatic fitness certification, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard, Community CPR, First Aid

Competitive Sports

Intramural Sports Official

Hiring - YES (Deadline to apply is September 28)

The Purpose of the Intramural Sports Official is to referee intramural games. Connect with participants while providing a fun experience while enforcing the rules and regulations with unbiased and fair judgement. Currently hiring for flag football, volleyball, and soccer.

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Intramural Sports General Manager

Hiring - YES

The Purpose of the Intramural Sports General Manager is to check in intramural participants to their games, provide excellent customer service, keep score and time of game, and help set up and tear down for events.

 

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Instructional Programs

There are no open positions at this time.

John Wooden Center

Kinross Recreation Center

KREC - FITWELL Consultant

Hiring - YES

The Purpose of the FITWELL Consultant is to supervise and ensure safety of participants in all areas at KREC, including cardio and strength areas. Assist members with general use of strength and cardio equipment including set-up and safety features.

 

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Bruin Fitness Center

BFIT - FITWELL Consultant

 

The Purpose of the FITWELL Consultant is to supervise and ensure safety of participants in all areas at BFIT, including cardio and strength areas, and assist members with general use of strength and cardio equipment including set-up and safety features.

 

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Marina Aquatic Center

Kayaking Instructor

Skilled Sea Kayaking instructors are needed. ACA or BCU instructor certification is desired. First Aid and CPR certification required. Lifeguard certification a plus. Contact Nora Lee for more information. 310.823.0048 OA@UCLA.EDU

Rowing Instructor

Contact: Nora Lee  (310.823.0048 / nlee@recreation.ucla.edu)

Sailing Instructor

Contact: Nora Lee  (310.823.0048 / nlee@recreation.ucla.edu)

Surfing Instructor

Windsurfing Instructor

Contact: Nora Lee  (310.823.0048 / nlee@recreation.ucla.edu)

Marketing

Marketing Assistant

Hiring - No

The Purpose of the Marketing Assistant is to create engaging social media content to promote UCLA Recreation programs and facilities. The candidate will work closely with different unit program coordinators to create and implement social media campaigns. Be a UCLA Recreation brand ambassador.


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Graphic Designer

Hiring - No

The purpose of the Graphic Designer is to design marketing materials for print, web, and social media that promote UCLA Recreation's programs and events. The candidate would work closely with the Marketing team.


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Photographer

Hiring - No

The purpose of the Photographer is to photograph programs and events promoting UCLA Recreation and its partners for use in marketing materials and social media. The candidate would work closely with the Marketing team and other Recreation departments, and be sent out on assignments on campus or occasionally off-campus.


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Videographer

Hiring - No

The purpose of the Videographer is to film programs and events promoting UCLA Recreation and its partners for use in marketing materials and social media. The candidate would work closely with the Marketing team as well other Recreation units, and be sent out on assignments on campus or occasionally off-campus.


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Martial Arts

Operations & Events

Sports Assistant

Description: Provide general maintenance for Pauley Pavilion, Drake Track Stadium, Los Angeles Tennis Center, Sunset Canyon Tennis Courts and Sycamore Tennis Courts. Required to set up and strike bleachers, tables, chairs, mats, and sporting equipment for various athletic events and or cultural special events. Most of the primary duties are physical labor. Required to work early mornings, evenings and weekends. Provide stand by labor for athletic and special events. 

Qualifications: Qualified candidates must be self motivated, able to follow instructions, and work with minimal supervision. Attention to detail is critical. You must be able to work mornings (most shifts begin at 7:30am), evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds. Familiarity with the campus and surrounding community is preferred. Interest in sports is a plus. 

Work Hours: You must be able to work mornings (most shifts begin at 7:30am), evenings, weekends and holidays. 

Contact: Edgar Torres, etorres@recreation.ucla.edu

 

Outdoor Adventures

Challenge Course Program Assistant

Hiring - Now hiring for Summer 2020, with options for employment beyond

START TRAINING IN SPRING, WORK THROUGH SUMMER
CURRENTLY SEEKING STAFF FOR SUMMER 2020, with options for employment beyond.

A challenge course is a unique, exciting tool for adventure, teambuilding, and leadership development. The UCLA Challenge Course is located at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Program Assistants serve as apprentice Facilitators, learning all about the skills (both technical and “soft”) needed to become a challenge course teambuilding Facilitator. This job is pretty special opportunity for motivated students who are excited to work outdoors, connect with others, and grow their own transferable teamwork and leadership skills. Program Assistants will receive direct training, mentorship, and opportunities to shadow professionals. Program Assistants are expected to work towards becoming a Facilitator (see detailed job description below) and to continue to work in that role once attained. Previous experience is not necessary. The ideal applicant will be committed to working with us for at least a year (longer is encouraged!), so as to learn and advance through the ranks.

Select applicants will be invited to attend Challenge Course 101, an event during which introductory challenge course facilitation skills will be taught and staff will be further interviewed Challenge Course 101 is scheduled for April 4, 2020, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM and April 5, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  Applicants are expected to attend the entirety of both days.


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Sales and Service

Front Desk Clerk - Sunset Canyon Recreation Center

The Front Desk Clerk is the first point of contact for all customers entering the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. They must create a friendly and welcoming environment and perform specific duties listed on our full job description

Apply Here: UCLA Recreation Application

Hiring Manager: Jacq Spitzack  jspitzack@recreation.ucla.edu

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Cashier- JWC

If you are organized, punctual, and friendly, this position may be right for you. Please use the link to fill out an application and return it to the hiring manager. Summer availability is preferred.

Apply Here: UCLA Recreation Application

Hiring Manager: Charlotte Burns  cburns@recreation.ucla.edu

Student Activities Center

Operations Assistant (Student Activities Center)

Hiring - No

The position of Operations Assistant is a customer service-focused role, requiring the individual to provide all patrons that use the facility with the best possible experience. Whether the employee will be giving information to a prospective student regarding campus life or unlocking spaces in the facility, Operations Assistants serve to enhance the experience of any client or building occupant.

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Sunset Canyon Recreation Center

Customer Relations Specialist

Hiring - Yes

The Purpose of the Customer Relations Specialist is to be the first point of contact for all customers and patrons entering the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. This position is tasked with creating a friendly and welcoming environment at the front desk and providing patrons with excellent customer service. . 


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Operations Supervisor

Hiring - Yes

The Purpose of the Operations Supervisor is to ensure the safety and satisfaction of Sunset Canyon Recreation Center patrons through general supervision of the facility, addressing maintenance concerns, setting up / striking events, and enforcing all University and Departmental policies. 


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Youth Programs

Little Bruins Clubhouse Staff

Hiring - No

The purpose of the Little Bruins Clubhouse Staff is to provide evening supervision for the clubhouse. The clubhouse, funded in large part by the social justice referendum, provides free and reduced cost evening youth programming for student dependents at the John Wooden Center for children diaper graduate to age 14. This program provides student dependents with a supervised, kid friendly environment for group and independent play or study time with trained youth counselors who engage children in age appropriate activities while student parents attend class or participate in evening programs or study groups on campus.

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