Harvard Recreation Employment
Recreation Center Staff (students see here as well)
Want to work at the MAC or Hemenway?
This position entails, but is not limited to, greeting members, controlling access, providing excellent customer service to members, monitoring fitness areas, cleaning and organizing the equipment, etc. At this time, we are accepting applications for RCS positions at the Malkin Athletic Center and Hemenway Gymnasium. Please contact Dustin Hughes ([email protected]) to begin the application process.
Group Exercise Instructor Training Course - Spring 2018 Edition
Do you think you'd make a good group fitness instructor? Do you love motivating people to get healthy, fit and happy? This fall, we are looking for motivated individuals to enroll in our training course to become group exercise instructors. Upon completion of the course, you will take the ACE Group Exercise Instructor Certification exam. Once certified with ACE, you will have the opportunity to take part in an apprenticeship and audition to teach classes on the Harvard Recreation group fitness schedules, at MAC and Hemenway. The cost for materials and the exam is $240. We will be offering a limited number of scholarships to undergraduates to cover the cost of the program. See below for more details.
Benefits of becoming a group fitness instructors with a nationally accredited ACE certification:
The course will meet Friday afternoons from 1:30-3:30pm, from February 2 to April 27, 2018 at the MAC, as well as Saturday February 10th and Saturday March 24th from 9:00-11:00am. The two Saturday sessions will meet at Hemenway. Applications for the Spring course will be accepted from December 11 to January 25th, or until the course is full, whichever comes first. For additional information, contact Fitness Director Dawn Stenis at [email protected]. And check out this article: 7 SIGNS YOU'RE MEANT TO BE A GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR
Group Exercise Instructors
Harvard offers a full schedule of recreation classes including yoga, Pilates, Cardio Kickboxing, Schwinn Indoor Cycling, water fitness, ZUMBA and more. We are always looking for talented and motivated instructors. Candidates are required to possess a current CPR certification and a nationally accredited Primary Group Fitness certification such as ACE, AFAA, SCWfit, or NDEITA. If you are certified, enthusiastic, reliable, and want to join a fun and supportive team, contact Fitness Director Dawn Stenis [email protected]. Indicate formats taught, certification type and availability in your email.
Malkin Athletic Center and Hemenway Gymnasium, both located on the campus of Harvard University, are looking for an experienced (at least 1 year), full-time personal trainer to work with a diverse University community. He/she must have a current personal training certification through a nationally recognized, IHRSA accredited organization (such as NASM, NSCA, ACSM, etc) as well as have current CPR/AED certifications. This trainer must be open to working a varied schedule, have the ability to effectively manage his/her schedule, work as part of a team, and deliver superior customer service.
Interested individuals can contact Laurel Mathiesen, [email protected].
Water Fitness Instructor
Qualified candidates will have a nationally recognized Water Fitness Certification (i.e., AEA, SCW) and CPR certification. Please contact Dawn Stenis [email protected] to apply and schedule an audition.
Sailing Center Steward
The Harvard Sailing Center is looking for stewards to monitor the boathouse. Responsibilities include: open, close and monitor the Harvard Sailing Center. Greet and monitor recreational members and assist them with rigging if necessary. Monitor boats sailing and assist with capsize recovery/rescue if necessary. Monitor weather and close down if necessary. Lead rigging and facility orientations for new/potential members. Perform small custodial and maintenance tasks during down time. Requirements: rigging, sailing and capsize recovery of small dinghies. Motorboat driving competence. Hourly Pay: $11. Hours: 1-7pm weekends and selected weekdays, June 1-August 31. Contact: Bern Noack, Assistant Sailing Coach at [email protected] or 857-998-0979.
The Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for Lifeguards for the Blodgett and Malkin Pools. Applicants should have current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training including CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers. To schedule a tryout, please contact Miles Keesy at [email protected].
Stadium Bubble Monitor
The Harvard University Department of Athletics is currently seeking front desk monitors for its winter bubble. The bubble serves as an indoor athletic facility for university varsity and club teams as well as various non-Harvard groups from January through mid-March.
Primary responsibilities of the monitor will include:
For more information, please contact Kyle Pasake at [email protected].