Weight and Equipment Room Student Assistant
Douglas College
New Westminster, BC, CA
2d ago

Work Arrangements

Hours of work : up to a maximum of 20 hours / week. The work terms for this position are : 1.Fall 2018 : September 4, 2018 December 16, 2018 2.

Winter 2019 : January 2, 2019 April 18, 20193.Summer 2019 : May 6, 2019 August 19, 2019

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms.

It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.

The Role

The Student Assistant Weight Room and Equipment Room will be front line staff for the New Westminster weight room and equipment rooms at both the New Westminster and Coquitlam Campus.

As the first point of contact for people in these areas, there is a significant focus on customer service, oral communication, attentiveness, respectability, and cleanliness.

The successful candidates will be part of the Sport Facilities team that are essential contributors to the effective operations of the gymnasiums, movement studios, and equipment room, as well as in the support of academic and other programs that use these spaces.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the college weight room, equipment rooms, and movement studios, including but not limited to tracking weight room and equipment usage using Activenet software, inventory control, and general equipment cleaning and maintenance.
  • Assist in the support of academic courses when using the gymnasiums, movement studios, and / or weight rooms, including directly communicating with students and faculty.
  • Assist in space planning in the equipment room and weight room- Support activities of the Student Affairs and Services department, as directed by the Sport Facilities Coordinator.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • Exceptional customer service skills.- Be passionate about health and wellness.- Basic understanding of fitness room equipment, including how to adjust machines.
  • To be able to lift up to 50 pounds- Experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel, and Google Docs and Sheets, among other software.
  • Knowledge of the Douglas College physical campus layout is considered an asset- Experience working in an environment with inventory control is considered an asset-
  • An understanding of sport or a sport background is preferred - BCRPA certification and experience with Activenet / CLASS software are considered an asset

    Domestic students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant / Student Research Assistant : 1.

    The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

    2.The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

    3.The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-

    secondary institution in B.C. throughout the work term

    International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant / Student Research Assistant : 1.

    The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

    2.The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-

    secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W).

    Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria. Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

    An original copy of a Social Insurance Number (SIN) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

    Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.

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