Student Event Supervisor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Campus Recreation


The Department of Campus Recreation is seeking Penn State students to fill the position of Student Event Supervisor. Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs that provides fitness, wellness, and recreational programs to the campus community through the operation and administration of the new expanded and renovated 200,000 square foot Intramural Building, the McCoy Natatorium, the 700-acre Stone Valley Outdoor Recreation Area, a Tennis Center including six clay courts and four indoor courts, the White Building, Outdoor Adventures, Aquatics, Club Sports, Fitness and Wellness Programs, and Intramural Sports. Student Event Supervisors oversee events held at Campus Recreation Facilities and Fields. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision of Campus Recreation facilities; working with professional staff in accordance with departmental policies and procedures; providing leadership in dealing with conflicts, emergencies, and enforcement of policies and procedures; setting up and tearing down of all events based on pre-determined event layout (including the setup of tables, chairs, A/V equipment, recreational equipment, staging, and other equipment); assisting outside vendors with needs (including facility access, equipment setup and breakdown); communicating with organization(s) regarding event operations throughout assigned shift(s); communicating with other Campus Recreation staff involved with events (facility staff, lifeguards, building service worker staff); providing exceptional customer service; ensuring facilities/events are safe and secure; maintaining knowledge of Campus Recreation facilities policies, programs, and services to field and respond to questions and patron concerns; assisting in the supervision and access of outdoor fields during open recreation times; conducting pre and post inspection of facilities and equipment; leading emergency response to incident/injuries. Specific knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position include: a genuine interest in serving students and patrons; willingness to learn and be open to training and development; knowledge of recreational sports programs (including policies and procedures for Competitive Sports); positive leadership skills; the ability to effectively supervise and train others; excellent communication skills; conflict resolution skills; the ability to think on one’s feet and make decisions based on training and available information; and professionalism in responding to challenging situations and conversations. Student Event Supervisors are also required to maintain current CPR, First Aid and AED certifications. This position requires flexible work scheduling, to include evenings, weekends, and academic break periods as needed.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088