RecSports - OPS Massage Therapist

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Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Facilities Operations/Skilled Trades, Recreation/Event Services
Department:04020000 - SL-RECREATIONAL SPORTS

Classification Title:

OPS Time-Limited

Job Description:

University of Florida Department of Recreational Sports

The Department of Recreational Sports is currently looking for a Massage Therapist to join our energetic team and move Gators toward lifelong wellbeing! Massage Therapists at the Department of Recreational Sports are provided with room, electric massage table, sheets, oil, and a laundering service. Therapists will also have access to RecSports marketing channels and materials for promotional opportunities. Therapists are provided access to all RecSports facilities, fields, and programs, including group fitness, weight and cardio rooms, Lake Wauburg, intramural sports, and more!

RecSports Team Members Responsibilities

  • Develop professional relationships with co-workers, participants and guests.
  • Uphold and exceed the expectations of the Cornerstones of RecSports Service: accountability, anticipating needs, attitude, and atmosphere.
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and apply knowledge as a RecSports ambassador.
  • Take ownership of RecSports facilities and programs by exhibiting a responsible work ethic.
  • Promote and maintain cleanliness and appearance within and surrounding RecSports facilities.
  • Enforce RecSports policies and procedures to promote participant safety and satisfaction.
  • Respond to all emergency situations and adhere to established protocol including pre- and post-incident procedures.
  • All RecSports employees are expected to abide by the RecSports Student Staff Code of Conduct that clarifies shared expectations and standards in effort to best serve our patrons, develop each team member, and prepare student employees for future career endeavors.

Unit Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain active, clear Florida Department of Health Massage Therapist license.
  • Massage therapists are paid an hourly wage for client contact hours. For every massage therapy appointment, massage therapists are expected to arrive 15 minutes before and stay 15 minutes after the scheduled appointment time; therapists will be compensated accordingly for this time.
    • Arrive to work 15 minutes prior to each appointment to prepare massage table and room.
    • Stay 15 minutes after each client to prepare massage table and room for next session, write SOAP notes and ensure that all equipment is cleaned and placed in its respective area.
  • Ensure massage therapy sessions are safe and effective for client.
  • Know scope of practice and act accordingly.
  • Keep client information private.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Know and enforce all Recreational Sports policies and procedures.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and continuing education sessions.
  • Act professional and responsibly.
  • Wear clean RecSports Massage Therapy uniform.
  • Be or assist first responder in emergency situations.
  • Communicate any problems and/or concerns to supervisor as soon as possible.
Advertised Salary:

$29-31 per hour

Minimum Requirements:
  • State of Florida Massage Therapy License - active & clear
  • First Aid, CPR, AED certification or ability to attain it within first week of employment
  • Interest in health and wellness, recreation, fitness, and campus involvement
  • All Massage Therapists are required to have the availability for at least four one-hour massage therapy appointments for a total of 6 hours per week (one-hour appointments will require 1.5 hours of available time).
    • Operating Hours: Monday through Friday 8 AM – 8 PM, Saturday & Sunday 8 AM – 4 PM
  • Complete and maintain UF online certifications in GET803, OOC101, PRV802, ITT102, GET811
Preferred Qualifications: None
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants applying for this requisition may be hired as either Student Assistants or OPS employees. If hired, applicants who are full-time University of Florida students will be hired as Student Assistants; all other applicants will be hired as OPS employees.

This position is open to all students who are eligible to work on campus and will be employed through student Other Personnel Services (OPS) and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Registered students are employed on a part-time basis, up to 20 hours per week.

This is a time-limited position.

For more information please reach out to Leah Shelley (

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No


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