Utah State University

Campus Recreation Aggie Rec Camp Counselor

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/26/2024 11:35 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
29 or less per week
Student Affairs
Campus Recreation
Advertised Salary
$12.00 per hour
Telework Eligible


Join us for an exciting summer adventure at Aggie Rec Camp, a dynamic 10-session program running from the first week of June to the second week of August (excluding Juneteenth, July 4th, and Pioneer Day). As a counselor, you'll play a pivotal role in creating a safe and enjoyable environment for up to 50 campers each day. From engaging indoor activities to thrilling outdoor adventures and virtual offerings, you'll lead a variety of experiences that promise fun and learning.


  • Lead and supervise up to 50 campers daily, ensuring their safety and enjoyment.
  • Organize and facilitate indoor and outdoor activities, including arts and crafts, games, and field trips.
  • Contribute to virtual programming by leading activities such as scavenger hunts and interactive sessions.
  • Collaborate with fellow counselors and camp staff to plan and execute engaging experiences.
  • Assist with camp preparation tasks and scheduling, as needed.

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Monday to Friday schedule, with flexible hours totaling 23-28 per week, including camp prep work and time off.
  • Competitive compensation package.


  • Energetic, responsible, and passionate about working with children.
  • Previous experience in camp counseling, childcare, or related fields preferred.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • CPR and First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain upon hiring).

Join Our Team: Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to be part of the Aggie Rec Camp experience! We're seeking enthusiastic individuals who are ready to make this summer unforgettable for campers and the USU community. Apply now to embark on a rewarding journey filled with fun and growth!


  • Engage campers in interactive and enriching activities, including hands-on projects, exciting field trips, and supervised swimming sessions at USU Campus Recreation Facilities and in the Logan Community, as well as through virtual platforms.
  • Maintain a vigilant presence to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all campers, adhering to established protocols and procedures.
  • Monitor and manage inventory of camp supplies, promptly reporting any needs for replenishment or additional purchases to the Camp Director and Program Coordinator.
  • Foster positive interactions with parents/guardians during drop-off and pick-up times, providing updates and addressing any concerns or inquiries.
  • Prioritize the well-being of participants by ensuring they stay properly hydrated, monitoring playing areas for hazards, and promptly addressing any safety concerns.
  • Adhere strictly to all Campus Recreation facility policies and procedures, promoting a culture of safety and compliance.
  • Complete necessary paperwork as required, maintaining accurate and detailed daily logs for End of Day Reports to track camp activities and participant engagement.


  • Availability Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm is essential.
  • Commitment to attending mandatory training sessions scheduled for early May.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain the following certifications within 30 days of hire:
    • American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
    • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Clery Act Training
    • Sexual Assault Training
  • Opportunity for internship and practicum hours to fulfill academic credit requirements.
  • Job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check 

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV” 


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$12.00 per hour


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023


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