Student Employment Overview
Campus Recreation periodically accepts applications for employment. To view current jobs and apply for a position with Campus Recreation, you must do so online through the Student Employment Website link through TUPortal.
How to Apply for Student Employment
We accept applications online through the Temple University Student Employment website. Please complete the following steps to submit an application:
Note: Typical "Primetime" hiring timelines are: August (for Fall Semester) November (for Spring Semester) and April (for Summer Sessions and Fall)
- Log on to TUPortal with your AccessNet user name and password (same as your email information).
- Once in the main TUPortal page, scroll down to TULINKS and click on "Students."
- Click on the link "Student Jobs @ Temple" at the bottom of the middle column, which will open the Temple University Student Employment Website.
- To create an application through the Student Employment Website, you must first select a user name and password.
- Once you have created a user name and password, log on to browse employment opportunities ("Find Jobs") and submit an application.
- Browse for Campus Recreation positions by clicking on "Find Jobs," then search for jobs by selecting the position type "Recreation Specialist." All Campus Recreation positions are listed broadly as "Recreation Specialist" under Student Affairs. There are several subcategories to Recreation Specialist under Campus Recreation, including:
You may view each job position by clicking on the number to the left of the job title. Once you have decided upon which position you want to apply for, click "Apply for this Position," and complete the application online.
- Personal Trainer
- Office Assistant
- Campus Recreation Monitor
- Group Fitness Leader
- Climbing Wall Staff
- Lifeguards and WSI's
- Intramural Sports Official
- Webpage Editor
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Graduate Extern Opportunities
Campus Recreation typically employs graduate extern(s) for the following positions:
- Sport Clubs
- Athletic Training
To access the application for a graduate externship go to: Student Affairs Graduate ExternApplication Page. The 2015-16 Graduate Extern positions are now filled.
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Student Staff Development
Student Staff Development establishes goals, objectives, and action plans for five student-based initiative areas:
- Workplace Safety
- Student Staff Training
- Student Staff Development and Advisory Committee (SSDAC)
- Student Staff Recognition
- Student Leadership
The programs offered by the Student Staff Development component augment the on-the-job experience to provide an environment conducive to developing transferable job and life skills, creating appreciation for diversity, enhancing interpersonal relationships, and advocating social responsibility.
For more information regarding student staff development, contact Anne Wilkinson, Assistant Director, Assessment and Training, at 215-204-4783.
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Customer Service Standards 10
"Visible, Responsible and Valuable"
- Deliver quality service without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, and marital or family status.
- Act respectfully and professionally at all time.
- Answer each phone call in the appropriate manner within two rings.
- Handle patron concerns in an expedient and thorough fashion.
- Provide patron with complete, accurate information about our programs and services.
- Take the necessary time to treat each patron as an individual in order to better address their wants, needs and concerns.
- Provide an explanation and referral in all instances where we cannot meet a patron's request.
- Be courteous and empathetic to all patrons.
- Utilize feedback from patrons on a regular basis to improve services and practices.
- Maintain facilities, space and equipment with diligent care in regard to safety, security, attractiveness, accessibility and cleanliness.
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