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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

Rental Center Phone:
208-885-6170

Phone: 208-885-6381

Email: recwell@uidaho.edu

Web: Recreation and Wellbeing

Staff Directory Map

Nathan Moody, Trips and Climbing Center Coordinator

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, Assistant Director of Programs

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

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

Phone: 208-885-9355

Email: bsturz@uidaho.edu

Web: Fitness Program

Staff Directory Map

Butch Fealy, Director of Competitive and Recreational Sports

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

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

Phone: 208-885-8979

Email: bfealy@uidaho.edu

Web: Intramural Sports

Staff Directory Map

Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Interim 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

Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Assistant Director

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

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

Phone: 208-885-6170

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Rental Center

Staff Directory Map

Emily Tuschhoff, MS,CHES

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

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1230
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Phone: 208-885-4146

Email: emilyt@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

Ensuring the safety of patrons and proper use of equipment in the Student Recreation Center (SRC). Checking IDs, giving facility tours, issuing equipment, selling memberships and other products and services. Equipment and facility cleaning, including laundry duties. Please see the full job description on our application.

Job Requirements

  • Willingness to work occasional mornings, evenings, weekends &/ or holidays.
  • Must work a minimum of 2 shifts (8+) hours per week.
  • Must be a student at the University of Idaho for the semester you wish to begin and throughout employment.
  • Must abide by the University of Idaho Student Code of Conduct.
  • 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.

Starting Wage

The starting wage for this position is $10 an hour.

Application Deadline

Positions open until filled.

How to Apply

Download the application <PDF>

Questions

Contact Ben Sturz at bsturz@uidaho.edu.

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

Please send a resume to Ben Sturz at bsturz@uidaho.edu.

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

Please send a resume to Ben Sturz at bsturz@uidaho.edu.

Questions

Contact Ben Sturz at bsturz@uidaho.edu.

Job Duties

Officiating U of I intramural football, volleyball, floor hockey, soccer, basketball, softball, etc. Multiple officiating jobs available. 

Job Requirements

  • Must be willing to attend instructional clinics.
  • Previous experience helpful. Will train if needed. 

Starting Wage

The starting wage for this position is $8.50 an hour. 

Application Deadline

Position(s) open until filled. 

How to Apply

Please send a resume to Butch Fealy at bfealy@uidaho.edu.

Questions

Contact Butch Fealy at bfealy@uidaho.edu.

The Graduate Support Assistant for University of Idaho Outdoor Program that provides 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.

Job Duties

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. 

All of the aforementioned skills are transferrable to the candidate’s educational success, and individual growth, and will be especially valuable for an individual seeking a career in the field of Outdoor Recreation and Education.

Starting Date

Starting date is August, 2022. Summer employment available (preferred) at hourly rate. This is a nine-month position.

About the Job

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

Job Duties

Vandal Kids Camp Counselors will be responsible for the daily operations of the Kids Camp for Recreation and Wellbeing. 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.

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 through performing other duties as assigned.
  • Provide firs aid when needed
  • Attend all mandatory trainings and meeting
  • Maintain a friendly approachable manner.
  • Respond to program inquiries, answering, questions, phone calls, and emails.
  • Arriving on time and prepared for all shifts.
  • Interact with parents in a professional and polite manner.

Download Vandal Kid Counselor Job Description (PDF)

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work mornings, days, and early evenings.
  • Must work up to 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 other.
  • 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, and climbing.
  • Those hired will be working with children.
  • Final applicants may be required to pass a criminal background check.
  • If hired, you will need to completed a "Working with Minors" course.

Dates of Employment

June 6 - Aug. 5, 2022

Hourly Rate

The hourly wage for this position is $10 per hour

Questions

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

Vandal Health Education is dedicated to providing high-quality health education outreach and services to empower students to make informed decisions about their own health and engaging the campus community in health promotion initiatives to foster a safe, inclusive, and healthy environment.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Graduate Assistant will assist in the development, administration, and oversight Vandal Health Education workshops and programs. Key focus areas of responsibility may include:

  1. Supervision and management of undergraduate peer education program
  2. Implementation of programs, services, and trainings
  3. Program evaluation
  4. Assisting with conducting needs assessments
  5. Collaborating with campus stakeholders through campus-wide health focused committees and task forces

About the Job

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

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

Rental Center Phone:
208-885-6170

Phone: 208-885-6381

Email: recwell@uidaho.edu

Web: Recreation and Wellbeing

Staff Directory Map

Nathan Moody, Trips and Climbing Center Coordinator

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, Assistant Director of Programs

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

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

Phone: 208-885-9355

Email: bsturz@uidaho.edu

Web: Fitness Program

Staff Directory Map

Butch Fealy, Director of Competitive and Recreational Sports

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

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

Phone: 208-885-8979

Email: bfealy@uidaho.edu

Web: Intramural Sports

Staff Directory Map

Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Interim 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

Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Assistant Director

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

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

Phone: 208-885-6170

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Rental Center

Staff Directory Map

Emily Tuschhoff, MS,CHES

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

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1230
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Phone: 208-885-4146

Email: emilyt@uidaho.edu