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Contact Us

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

SRC Info Desk Phone:
208-885-7529

Outdoor Rental Center Phone:
208-885-6170

Staff Directory Map

Nathan Moody, Assistant Director, Outdoor Program Climbing Center and Programs

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Email: nmoody@uidaho.edu

Web: Climbing Center

Staff Directory Map

Ben Sturz, Director of Recreation & Fitness Services

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-2204

Email: bsturz@uidaho.edu

Web: Fitness Program

Staff Directory Map

Nick Patrick, Coordinator of Intramurals and Sport Clubs

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-2058

Email: npatrick@uidaho.edu

Web: Intramural Sports

Staff Directory Map

Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program and Youth Programs Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Fax: 208-885-2340

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Outdoor Program

Staff Directory Map

Hans Zander, Outdoor Program Coordinator - Rental Center

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6170

Email: hzander@uidaho.edu

Web: Rental Center

Staff Directory Map

Amanda Ferstead, Assistant Director of Health Promotion

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1230
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-1539

Email: amandaf@uidaho.edu

Job Opportunities

Many different job opportunities are available at Recreation and Wellbeing. Learn more from the list of descriptions below.

Job Openings

Job Duties

Duties include the safe and effective assessment, programming, and instruction of fitness and wellness activities for individual and small group training.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a current nationally accredited certification in personal training (ex: ACE, ACSM, NSCA, NASM, etc.).
  • Must maintain active certification throughout employment.
  • Due to the nature of this position, must be 18 years of age to apply.
  • Ability to clearly communicate in writing and verbally.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) certification in First Aid, CPR, AED required within three weeks of hire.
  • Physical ability to bend, stoop, lift and/or otherwise move items weighing up to 50 pounds and standing for long periods of time.
  • Physical ability to move around and within equipment and facilities, including squatting, kneeling and climbing on stools and ladders.
  • Must abide by the University of Idaho Student and/or Employee Code of Conduct.
  • Must be able to pass a preemployment personal training evaluation of skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Starting Wage

Starting wage is dependent on experience.

Application Deadline

Position(s) open until filled. 

How to Apply

Questions

Contact Ben Sturz at bsturz@uidaho.edu.

Job Duties

Duties include the safe and effective assessment, programming, and instruction of fitness and wellness classes for small and/or large groups.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a current certification or certificate in the group fitness format(s) that applicants are interested in instructing (ex: Yoga, Pilates, Indoor Cycling, etc.).
  • Must maintain active certification or certificate throughout employment.
  • Due to the nature of this position, must be 18 years of age to apply.
  • Ability to clearly communicate in writing and verbally.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) certification in First Aid, CPR, AED required within three weeks of hire.
  • Physical ability to bend, stoop, lift and/or otherwise move items weighing up to 50 pounds and standing for long periods of time.
  • Physical ability to move around and within equipment and facilities, including squatting, kneeling and climbing on stools and ladders.
  • Must abide by the University of Idaho Student and/or Employee Code of Conduct.
  • Must be able to pass a preemployment group fitness instruction evaluation of skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Starting Wage

Starting wage is dependent on experience.

Application Deadline

Position(s) open until filled.  

How to Apply

Questions

Contact Ben Sturz at bsturz@uidaho.edu.

Job Description:

Basic Function and Responsibility:

Officiate/Referee intramural sports competitions that are assigned. Sports may include:

  • Flag Football
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling
  • Dodgeball
  • Spike Ball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Floor Hockey
  • Pickleball
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Wiffleball

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work on average 2 to 4 hours/week.
  • Attend all required meetings and clinics, which are conducted in each sport.
  • Maintain minimum performance ratings according to completed evaluations.
  • Prepare properly for all scheduled games.
  • Be at scheduled officiating site in a timely and professional manner.
  • Conduct yourself professionally at all times.
  • Assist the Recreation & Wellbeing office in other areas as assigned.

Supervision Received

  • Direct supervision will be received from the Director of Intramural Sports, Intramural Grad Assistant, and Intramural Supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a student enrolled at the University Of Idaho and be at least 18 years old.
  • Background or interest in recreational events with prior officiating experience is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to learn.

Starting Wage

The starting wage for this position is $9.50 an hour. 

Application Deadline

Position(s) open until filled. 

How to Apply

Apply via Handshake using the job code 6976391

Questions

Contact Ben Sturz at bsturz@uidaho.edu

Job Duties

Vandal Kids Camp Counselors will be responsible for the daily operation of the Kids Camp for Recreation and Well-being. Counselors will be responsible for an assigned group of children ages ranging between 6-11. Counselors will help plan, organize, implement and lead age-appropriate activities. Activities generally include arts and crafts, sports, nature, games and elements of education. Duties include working shifts that are scheduled, checking in and out camp participants, supervising children, overseeing transitions to and from scheduled events and lessons, participating in group exercises and helping facilitate activities throughout the day. Camp counselors will also be responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of campers. The ideal candidate would be an excellent multi-tasker with a genuine passion for working with young individuals. Applicants should be patient, self-motivated and confident in their abilities to assist and lead campers through each week. Dates of employment: Monday – Friday from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the dates of May 13-17, 2024 for training week and then June 10 to July 26, 2024.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Checking in and out camp participants
  • Communicating rules to camp participants
  • Ensuring participants safety during camp events and activities
  • Maintaining we have all the necessary paperwork for each participant
  • Enforcing Vandal Kids Camp policies and procedures
  • Utilize appropriate behavior management
  • Contribute to team environment through performing other duties as assigned
  • Provide first aid when needed
  • Attend all mandatory trainings and meeting
  • Maintain a friendly approachable manner
  • Respond to program inquiries, answering questions, phone calls and emails
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Arriving on time and prepared for all shifts
  • Interact with parents in a professional and polite manner
  • Execute planning and logistics for assigned trips
  • Transport participants safely to and from events, activities and trips
  • Adhere to guidelines in policies and procedures outlined by the Vandal Kids Camp Manual
  • Assist with offsite activities
  • Help execute activities taught by subject experts
  • Facilitate and encourage participation in camp activities

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work mornings, days and early evenings.
  • Must work up to 35-40 hours each week scheduled.
  • Abide by the University of Idaho student Code of Conduct.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Due to the nature of this position you must be 21 years of age to apply.
  • Must have excellent driving record.
  • Ability to clearly communicate in writing and verbally.
  • Experience in providing excellent customer service.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous background as a camp counselor.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certified.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of the team and cooperate with others.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated reliability/dependability through work history, school or references.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Physical ability to bend, stoop, lift and/or otherwise move items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Standing for long periods of time.
  • Physical ability to move around and within equipment and facilities including squatting, kneeling, climbing and swimming.

Hourly Rate

The salary will be determined on the basis of the SRC IH hourly pay schedule and based on experience and level of responsibility. 

How to Apply

Send resume and references to Katie Doman.

Questions

Katie Doman - kdoman@uidaho.edu or 208-885-7057

Position
Graduate Support Assistant for University of Idaho Outdoor Program

Relation to Education Program
This graduate support assistantship will provide the candidate with a multitude of relatable administrative, personnel management and leadership skills, including but not limited to: conflict management; receiving and sharing constructive feedback with others; evaluating student/employee performance; communicating with fellow employees, student employees and participants; recruiting, hiring, scheduling, training and supervising staff; programming facilitation; overnight trip management; risk management; judgment and decision making; financial management and budget planning; program evaluation and assessment. It will also provide the candidate with the opportunity to gain the confidence and competence to work in the outdoor recreation field professionally, and specifically supports the University of Idaho and Student Affairs strategic plans. All of the aforementioned skills are transferable to the candidate’s educational success, individual growth and will be especially valuable for an individual seeking a career in the field of Outdoor Recreation and Education.

Required Qualifications
Acceptance into University of Idaho graduate program in Movement and Leisure Science — Recreation, Environmental Science, Natural Resources or related field; Wilderness First Responder/CPR/AED certification; ability to assist with the coordination and management of a large Outdoor Rental Center, Climbing Center and expansive Trips Program; clean driving record/eligible for campus approval as van driver.

Starting Date
Starting date is August 2024. Summer employment available (preferred) at hourly rate.

Learn more
View the full job description, qualifications and application process here (PDF)

Marketing Graduate Support Assistant job description

Please submit the following to Emily Tuschhoff:

  • Letter of Qualification addressing each of the required qualifications and any additional preferred qualifications and how the position would support your professional goals
  • Current resume/CV
  • Contact information for two references

VHE Graduate Support Assistant job description

Please submit the following to Amanda Ferstead:

  • Letter of Qualification addressing each of the required qualifications and any additional preferred qualifications and how the position would support your professional goals
  • Current resume/CV
  • Contact information for two references

Contact Us

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

SRC Info Desk Phone:
208-885-7529

Outdoor Rental Center Phone:
208-885-6170

Staff Directory Map

Nathan Moody, Assistant Director, Outdoor Program Climbing Center and Programs

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Email: nmoody@uidaho.edu

Web: Climbing Center

Staff Directory Map

Ben Sturz, Director of Recreation & Fitness Services

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-2204

Email: bsturz@uidaho.edu

Web: Fitness Program

Staff Directory Map

Nick Patrick, Coordinator of Intramurals and Sport Clubs

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-2058

Email: npatrick@uidaho.edu

Web: Intramural Sports

Staff Directory Map

Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program and Youth Programs Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Fax: 208-885-2340

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Outdoor Program

Staff Directory Map

Hans Zander, Outdoor Program Coordinator - Rental Center

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6170

Email: hzander@uidaho.edu

Web: Rental Center

Staff Directory Map

Amanda Ferstead, Assistant Director of Health Promotion

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1230
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-1539

Email: amandaf@uidaho.edu