Director – Galen Piper



Assistant Director – Melissa Hazzard

717-477-1123, ext. 3732


Graduate Assistants – Spring 2019

Tim Atkinson - Club Sports

Kaitlyn Yoder - Student Personnel & Group Fitness

Tyler Hewitt - Intramurals


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  • On-campus employment opportunities and applications are posted online with the Career, Mentoring, and Professional Development Center ( 
  • We encourage applicants to apply once class schedule and availability have been finalized.
  • Applicants will be added to a waiting list should a hiring opportunity not be immediately available.   


Staff are scheduled to work at both the entrance desk and the cardio/strength desk in ShipRec. General responsibilities include access management, policy enforcement, marketing and promotion, membership sales, equipment distribution, special event set-up, emergency and incident response, and maintaining the cleanliness of the facility (i.e. cleaning and inspecting equipment).  Hours are scheduled based upon staff availability.  


Instructors are responsible for planning and instructing safe, fun and effective group fitness classes, supervising group fitness participants, and creating a supportive exercise environment.  All classes are held in ShipRec room 107.  Hours are flexible around instructor and room availability.


Intramural staff are responsible for the facilitation of all intramural sports activities.  Duties include game oversight, officiating, equipment distribution, policy and rule enforcement, emergency and incident response, and scorekeeping.  Shifts are typically Sunday – Thursdays from 6pm - midnight.  Attendance at staff meetings is required.


Assigned to the Heiges Field House pool.  Duties include performing life-saving duties as needed, monitoring and enforcing pool rules and policies, maintaining order and cleanliness within the pool area, managing pool access, and ensuring proper opening and closing of the facility.  Current lifeguard and CPR/First Aid certification required. The Department of Recreation recognizes the American Red Cross, the YMCA and Jeff Ellis and Associates, Inc. as lifeguard certifying authorities.  Applicants should have some availability Monday through Friday 12p-2p and/or 6p-10p.