REC Climbing Wall Coordinator & Rental Gear Specialist

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:UAS Dean of Students & Campus Life
Location: Juneau
Categories: Other, Recreation/Event

Position Summary:

The REC Center is looking for a qualified, energetic person to join the team during the Fall 2021 semester. This flexible position is responsible for the safe operation of the REC's climbing facility and the inventory and maintenance of the REC Center's growing outdoor gear rentals.


We are looking for self-motivated team players that enjoy spending time at the REC Center and taking advantage of its diverse facility offerings. This position is split between providing climbing wall orientations to REC Center members and climbing gym renters and maintaining and inventorying our growing outdoor gear rentals. The gym has been closed during COVID giving us the opportunity for a new paint job and to fix a few things. Be the one to help open this great resource to the UAS community!

Applicants should have the following knowledge/skills/abilities:

  • Experience in rock climbing, preferably in an indoor gym
  • Attention to detail is mandatory
  • Excellent customer service skills and the desire to work with a diverse pubic
  • Must be able to maintain, repair, and warranty rental equipment as needed.

Applicants should be familiar with the services campus recreation provides.  Interested candidates should be enrolled as a student in a minimum of 6 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references. Also, applicants should complete the provided blank schedule (PDF) and return to as an attachment.

We are currently recruiting for Fall Semester 2021. This is a Fall and Spring semester position only. Starting hourly rate is $10.50/hour. 

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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