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Colgate University Lead Monitor in Hamilton, New York

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Job Category
Casual Wage

Position Title
Lead Monitor

Full Time/Part Time
Part Time


Recreation Sports

Department Statement
Colgate University is a special place to work and offers many unique opportunities, including the ability to work with and among world class faculty and staff at a highly selective residential liberal arts institution. This position provides an opportunity to become familiar with the variety of regular positions that are available at the University, as well as the ability to add employment at a distinct University to your resume.

Successful candidates for this position will earn sick leave, paid time off, free parking, and a University 'Gate Card that provides access to fitness facilities, athletic and cultural events, as well as a discount on many items at the University Bookstore.

This type of appointment is not approved to work more than 999 hours per year for all positions combined. Should incumbents work more than a total of 999 hours in a year the appointment may not continue beyond one year of service.

The Lead Monitor is responsible for carrying out all of the responsibilities of operating Colgate's primary & seasonal recreational facilities during the late afternoon and weeknight hours throughout the year on an as needed basis. Primary responsibilities are to provide supervisory oversight to the recreation facilities including Huntington, Trudy Fitness Center & Lineberry Pool. Assisting in daily Cage operations as needed and management of seasonal facilities.

Open and secure buildings and unlock/lock facilities and rooms within whenever necessary.
Provide point of emergency contact if Campus Safety or ambulance is needed.
Launder and disburse towels of faculty, staff, and members as per policy. Launder gear for OERC and clothing for swim teams, rowing teams, intramurals and club sports.
Maintain an orderly system and control for the check in/out of all user items & lost/found items. Including key rings, rental equipment, and club sports & intramural equipment.
Provide preventative maintenance support for all facility equipment and machines which includes but is not limited to, cardio & strength machines, basketball hoops, group fitness cycles, and rental equipment.
Abide by and enforce all recreation and university policies.
Carry out other assignments as needed and requested by the Assistant Director of Recreation Facilities.


Professional Experience/ Qualifications
Experience working in a recreation setting.
Proficient computer skills including; Microsoft Excel, internet, and Google (Drive, Documents, E-Mail and Calendars).
Demonstrated ability of working with computers for 6 months or more. Ability to operate a cash register and handle money.
Working knowledge of repairing a broad spectrum of machines and equipment.
Qualifications include the ability to effectively meet and deal with the public, ability to communicate verbally and in writing, ability to handle stressful situations.
Ability to provide superior customer service.
Must be a self-starter capable of following through on assignments and duties assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

Highschool diploma or GED required.

Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift 50 pounds, be on feet for extended period of time.

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Clery Act

The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at . You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at: .

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It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.