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Facility Supervisor

Rate of pay: $10.50/hour

Work location: Campus Recreation & Wellness Center or Field House

What you will learn

You can expect to learn skills such as leadership, conflict resolution, balancing priorities, customer service experience, and working with people from diverse backgrounds as well as part of a team.  Although your job in the Division of Student Life may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume.

Basic job function

To assist in the day to day operation of the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center or Field House for the benefit of the members and the university community.  This position is responsible for monitoring the weight and cardio areas for the safety of patrons, cleaning, and issuing equipment upon request.  Other duties include carefully handling patron identification cards, laundry procedure, perform scheduled checks of the sauna, steam room and locker rooms. 


  • Knowledge of all policies and procedures of the facilities.
  • Responds to all building emergencies (Accidents/Injuries, Inclement Weather, etc)
  • General understanding of the operation of the CRWC or FH.
  • Keep facility in excellent condition while also providing great customer service to our members.
  • Conduct routine cleaning of fitness equipment.
  • Ensures outstanding customer service.
  • Works cooperatively with other areas of the department to achieve established goals.
  • Promotes a safe, clean, functional and marketable facility.
  • Enforces regulations regarding use of equipment and facility policies and procedures.
  • Consistent supervision of laundry supplies.
  • Monitoring and scheduled checks of the locker rooms, sauna and steam room.
  • Informed on the locker rental process.
  • Assist with locker clean out at all recreation facilities.
  • Accurately document and secure all items turned into the lost and found.
  • May be required to work special events outside normal hours of operation.
  • Performs other work as assigned.


  • Outstanding customer service skills; competent computer and audio-visual skills.
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations.
  • Mandatory attendance at training meetings.
  • Ability to use independent judgment when needed.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • At least one year of experience working at Recreational Services is preferred.

Training requirements

  • Criminal Background Check upon hire
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
  • Completion of University of Iowa Bloodborne Pathogens training
  • FERPA training  
  • Cash Handling training  
  • Credit card Security training  
  • UIOWA Security Awareness training
  • Campus Security Authority training   
  • Recreational Service Orientation

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