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Wellness & Recreation Program
Employment Opportunities

Looking for a place to work, develop skills, make new friends and have fun? The Wellness & Recreation program employs the largest number of Florida Southern College student workers on our campus. Check out our job descriptions to find what is the best fit for you. | Learn more »

Staff and Jobs

Health and Wellness Curriculum 

The Wellness & Recreation program has created a professional development Certificate Program to provide our student workers with additional opportunities for certification and “on the job” skill training. With over 20 courses, staff can choose the courses that best fit with their personal career aspirations(or goals)s. HWC student workers are able to participate in the program. | Learn more »

Recognition

Staff Recognition

Every year the Wellness & Recreation program awards an employee in each program area who has performed above expectations. These staff members are recognized at the end of the year Wellness & Recreation Awards Banquet. Employee of the Year recipient names are also displayed in Tanner Hall and on the end of the year plaque. | Learn more »

General Requirements for Employment

All FSC Wellness staff members are required to fulfill the general requirements as a condition of employment. Staff members who do not meet the minimum competencies at any time will be removed from the schedule and placed on probation until the necessary classes are obtained. All training will be obtained during fall training, prior to hire or within 30 days of employment.

All Staff

  • General Policies and Procedures
  • Standard First Aid
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Customer Service
  • Specific Area Training

Specific Area

  • Aquatics
  • Fitness
  • Front Desk
  • Intramurals
  • Waterfront

Hours of Operation

Wellness Center
Mon.-Wed., 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Thurs-Fri., 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, 12 noon - 10 p.m.

Alumni Hours 
Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m. - 2 p.m
Friday, 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, 12 noon - 10 p.m.

Pool
Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 7  p.m.
Sat. & Sun., 12 noon - 4 p.m.

The Lap Pool hours are:
Monday-Friday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Equipment Check Out
Mon.-Sat, 3 - 5 p.m.
or by appointment

Waterfront
Mon-Fri, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat-Sun., 12 noon - 5 p.m.

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Student Health 101

Jobs Descriptions

Lifeguards – Supervise the conduct of all pool patrons and ensure a safe aquatic recreation environment. Respond to any emergency that happens within the aquatic facility, and assist with any emergency within the HWC if asked. Applicants must be qualified for job placement through the Financial Aid Office. Current certifications in Lifeguard Training and First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and AED administration from the American Red Cross is required to qualify for the position. (the HWC makes this training available on site in August prior to the academic year beginning.

Water Safety Instructors – Teach swimming and water safety to participants that register for the program. Summer swimming lessons for children are the primary need for this position; however, we do offer swim instruction to the FSC student body during the academic year upon request. Summer positions do not require work program placement, but academic year positions do require placement through Financial Aid.

Waterfront - Waterfront Attendants supervise the conduct of patrons using the waterfront facility on Lake Hollingsworth, keep facility usage records, and provide excellent customer service. Staff are trained to respond in an emergency to stranded participants on the lake in addition to caring for the facility and equipment. Waterfront Attendants must maintain American Red Cross Adult CPR and First Aid certifications.

The Fitness Attendant - The Fitness Attendants an integral part of the Nina B. Hollis Wellness Center Fitness Staff. This part time position requires the selected candidate to have a general background in weight lifting, spotting techniques, an understanding of equipment maintenance and quality customer service skills.

Personal Trainers - The personal trainers will manage, administer and implement fitness assessments, fitness training, and consultations. They will review wellness questionnaires and provide feedback. The personal trainers will serve as a resource to all patrons in regards to the wellness programs and incentives that FSC has to offer, as well as research any health related questions that may arise. The personal trainers will also be responsible for marketing and customer service related to the fitness area of the Nina B. Hollis Wellness Center.

Front Desk Attendant - The Front Desk Attendant is the first point of contact for everyone entering the Wellness Center. They monitor who comes in and out of the HWC and enforce our policies, procedures and regulations. They also answer the telephones, operate the cash register, check bicycles in and out and provide exceptional customer service to our patrons.

Intramural Official - The Intramural Official is a vital part of the Intramural Sports program at FSC. The student staff member reports to the Intramural Coordinator and intramural supervisors. They are also responsible for participant supervision, scorekeeping, officiating games, risk management issues, field maintenance, policy enforcement and documentation. Customer service skills and knowledge of sports are crucial to being a successful official. Officiating experience and rule knowledge is preferred but not required.

Intramural Supervisor - The Intramural Supervisor is a vital part of the Intramural Sports program at FSC. The student staff members reports to the Intramural coordinator. The purpose of the supervisor position is to supervise intramural team sports and other activities. Supervisors are responsible for overseeing all areas of intramural sports. They are required to help maintain a safe and pleasant atmosphere for intramural participants, staff and spectators. The intramural supervisors are also responsible for the intramural officials and complete game control.

Lead Guard - Experienced lifeguards with at least one semester of lifeguarding for the Wellness Center are encouraged to apply for the Lead Guard position. This position is a supervisory position working with the Aquatics and Waterfront programs at the HWC. Lead Guards are responsible for ensuring appropriate shift coverage, maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment for patrons, and communicating staff and safety concerns. Lead Guards are given additional training opportunities to gain experience for their position.

Contact Info

Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors & Lead Guards
Maggie Cattell at mcattell@flsouthern.edu or 863.680.3742

Waterfront
Roger Skalko at rskalko@flsouthern.edu or 863.289.1450

Fitness Attendant
Michelle Cash at mcash@flsouthern.edu or 863.680.3894

Front Desk Attendant
Carol Hall at chall4@flsouthern.edu or 863.680.6225

Intramural Official & Supervisor
Alicia Rossow at arossow@flsouthern.edu or 863.680.4123

Staff Health and Wellness Curriculum Program

Mission

The mission of the Health and Wellness Curriculum is to provide formal co-curriculum training and education to improve student development and facilitate an enhanced transition after college.

Want for information about Health and Wellness Curriculum program?
Please check out the: HWC Manual

Purpose

  • To provide students with specific training and education to improve their successfulness and enhance the college experience
  • To provide specific certification opportunities to complement students academic achievements and improve marketability after college
  • To improve the student worker experience by increasing student involvement, satisfaction, retention and service; and
  • To enhance campus services by employing a highly skilled staff

Registration Information

Please visit our registration website to register for classes/course in the Health and Wellness Curriculum program. Registration for each class will be available approximately three weeks before the deadline.

Questions about Health and Wellness Curriculum

If you have any specific questions please contact Alicia Rossow at arossow@flsouthern.edu.

Upcoming Courses

Social Media - Thursday, Jan. 16,  4 - 5 p.m. 

Personal Wellness - Friday, Jan. 31,  3 - 5 p.m.
Public Parks and Rec Day - Wednesday, Feb. 12 
Resumes that Sell - Friday, Feb. 21,  3 - 5 p.m.
Ace Your Interview - Friday, Mar. 21,  3 - 5 p.m.
Stress Management - Wednesday, Apr. 2,  10:40 a.m.

Staff Recognition

Recognition of Service Excellence Staff Recipients

Year Aquatics Fitness Front Desk Intramurals Waterfront Supervisor
2012-2013 Lindsey Smith Alex Cueto Ashley Holbrook Tony North Jr. Ashley Smith Kyle Bellinger
2011-2012 Britty Vukela Kayle Randolph Audrey McCrain Francisco Costa Josh Vaal Kyle Bellinger
2010-2011 Derek Snyder Scotti Musacchio Ana Olascoaga Francisco Costa Jeremy Arnold Kyle Bellinger
2009-2010 Laura Howell Lauren Arsenault Katie Cox Francisco Ortiz   Pierre Momplaisir, Tammy Schafrath, Laquita Washington
2008-2009 Michal Sierens Mona Abdulshafi Tammy Schafrath Tyrone Wright   Pierre Momplaisir
2006-2007 Laura Howell Ryan Payne Timothy Williams Justin Quinn   Courtney Vincent
2005-2006 Jaci Sugg Samantha Julias Mayra Cabrera John Gentile   Kathleen Walsh
2004-2005 Nicole Levesque Jessica Steinke Christine Franklin Jess Leupold   Jackie Decicco
2003-2004 Kristin McClure Elizabeth Bateman Megan Hall Dan Bowers   Matt Lyman
2002-2003 Claudice Leimgruber Erin Pike Louis Rufo Rickie Madden   Ja'ci Quincy
2001-2002 Derek Oxford Matt Lyman Cathalain Tobin Ja'ci Quincy    
2000-2001 Charles Trask Matt Lyman Greg Madsen Jeff Beaudet    
1999-2000 Anthony Miege Bryanna Buckhalt Michael Morrow Taryn Peters