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Sport Camp Instructor

Posting ID 119885
Department Recreational Services/Student Life
Jobcode Temp Professional Employee
Working Title Sport Camp Instructor

POSITION SUMMARY:The Division of Student Life; Recreational Services is seeking a Sport Camp Instructor to assist with the daily operations of the Hustling Hawkeyes Summer Camps Program at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center and Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex.

Duties to include:

  • Arrive at shift punctually and leave when replacement arrives or check-out is complete.
  • Instruct sport-based activities for daily groups participating in camps as well as other recreational activities for the entire camp.
  • Assist Supervisor with managing the care and safety of the campers.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and willingness to be flexible in duties and interactions with students.
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times.
  • Focus on working as a team with other instructors, supervisors and any other camp staff.
  • Effectively communicate when meeting with campers, parent/guardians, co-workers, and Supervisors.


Hourly Rate/Range:$10.00


Hours:20-40 hours/week

Shift:Primarily 1st shift; 8 am – 5 pm

Work Week:Monday - Friday

Additional Hours:May work occasional overtime to cover absences and peak periods of operatio

BACKGROUND CHECK:Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

BUILDING A CAREER AND A LIFE AT IOWA:At the University of Iowa, we recognize the important relationship between productive careers and quality personal lives. Please reference the resources on our web page that are designed to assist you to successfully build a career and build a life: (


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Interest/background in sports and recreation.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.


  • Previous day/summer camp work experience.
  • Pursuing degree in education, child psychology, sport management or related fields.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Phone: 319-335-6206
Application Instructions Go to the Recreational Services website to complete an online application:
Ad Start Date 01/15/2020
Ad End Date 06/01/2020