Working at Reed

Sports Center Supervisor

Student Activities

The Sports Center Supervisor administers one or more aspects of the college Athletics, Fitness and Outdoors Programs including vehicle coordination, aquatics and supervision of student workers. This position reports to the Director of Athletics, Fitness & Outdoor Programs. For more information about the Reed College Athletics, Fitness & Outdoor Programs, please visit our website.

This is a part-time position working 29.5 hours per week, 9 months (August through May) per year. The starting pay for this position is $20.87 per hour.

Likely the workweek schedule will be (schedule will change multiple times throughout the school year):

  • Monday - 2:30pm-10:30pm 
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - 6pm-10:30pm
  • Friday - 1:30pm-9:30pm 

Reed College offers an exceptional benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with 10% employer contribution (after one year of service), retiree medical plan, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, paid holidays, paid vacation and many other campus amenities, such as membership to the campus fitness center for employee and spouse, discounted Trimet bus passes and access to onsite daycare provided by Growing Seeds.


  • Supervises the recruitment, training, and evaluation of student staff and interns
  • Fosters positive relationships with our patrons by encouraging active engagement with our programs by students, faculty and staff
  • Organizes, coordinates, and manages wellness and sports events
  • Assists the Director of Athletics, Fitness and Outdoor Programs with the day-to-day operations of the department
  • Ensure all team and recreational equipment and facilities are in good working order, and facilitate regular maintenance, cleaning, replacement and repairs as needed
  • Implements and adheres to appropriate risk management policies and safety procedures
  • Write, edit and produce communications materials to support other department initiatives such as student-athlete communications and activities, and other department work such as calendars, materials, reports, handbooks, and compliance manuals
  • Maintains student worker files and records; documents all pertinent student information: updates computerized information system regarding changes to student status


  • Demonstrate leadership and supervisory skills
  • Strong organization, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills, self reflective and accountable
  • Act with diplomacy and respect even in difficult situations
  • Display a willingness to listen, collaborate, educate, and work closely with colleagues towards a common purpose and departmental goals
  • Committed to working with people from diverse cultural, racial, and economic backgrounds
  • Work independently
  • Availability to work nights and weekends


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and three years of experience in communications, public relations, administrative assistant, or sports facility management; or any combination of experience and education.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License
  • Consistently lift and carry 50 pounds or more
  • Background or interest in athletics, fitness or outdoor programs preferred
  • Current CPR/First Aid certifications preferred
  • Certified Pool Operator License a plus


Click below to apply. A resume and cover letter are required for submission. In your cover letter please address the following:

  • How would this position contribute to achievement of your long-term professional goals?
  • Which professional accomplishment are you most proud of?

As you apply online, you will also be expected to provide an answer to the following:  

  • All members of Reed's community are expected to contribute to a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus. Employees who experience the most success at Reed are comfortable interacting with a diverse group of students, colleagues and community members. How would you use your skills and experience to contribute to community growth?

Applications will be considered as they are submitted, so applicants are encouraged to apply early. 

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Reed College values cultural diversity and intellectual pluralism as critical components of academic excellence. We welcome applications from members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, persons who have served in the military and others who would bring additional dimensions of experience to our community.