Maintenance Student Supervisor | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

Location:             All Recreational Services Facilities and Fields

Supervisor:         Facilities Mechanics

Rate of pay:        $8.25/hour (starting wage)


To assist in the day to day maintenance of all Recreational Services facilities, equipment and grounds.  This position requires a mature individual with good communications and leadership skills.  This position will assist with scheduling and supervising Maintenance Assistants.


  • Assist in the supervision of the Maintenance Assistants.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance and general repair of fitness equipment including prescribed routine cleaning and inspection of equipment.
  • Assist with event set-up and tear down or other needed assistance.
  • Assist with outdoor field and grounds maintenance responsibilities.
  • Assist with locker maintenance.
  • Knowledge of all policies and procedures of the facilities.
  • Promotes a safe, clean, functional and marketable environment.
  • Keep facilities in excellent condition while also providing great customer service to our members.
  • Works cooperatively with other areas of the department to achieve established goals.
  • Maintaining all required records of work orders and scheduled maintenance.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly service area, keeping tools and supplies in proper place.
  • Proper and safe use of tools for repair of equipment.
  • Mandatory attendance at training meetings.
  • Performs other work as assigned.


  • One year experience as Recreational Services Maintenance Assistant
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations.
  • Ability to use independent judgment when needed.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to work breaks and holidays preferred.

Training/Certification Requirements

  Valid driver’s license and ability to meet UI Fleet Services requirements, preferred.