Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Beaverton


Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike, Inc. corporate campuses provide environments to maximize employees’ full potential. From meticulous landscaping, to state-of-the-art fitness centers, running trails and more, the Nike Facilities teams keep campuses around the world running at peak performance so employees can operate in an environment that inspires innovation. These teams lead the design and construction of Nike’s corporate buildings, supply project management services, ensure workplace security and much more. The end result: an atmosphere that inspires everyone who sets foot on a Nike campus.

The Nike Rock Gym is a unique environment serving employees at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. The Rock Gym has a solid base of climbers eager to grow in their ability and who desire to be challenged in and out of the gym. Couple this with a dynamic community of employee athletes and you have an environment that will enjoyably keep you on your toes. At Nike, we work hard and play harder.

Nike Rock Gym Coaches core responsibilities fall into three categories: Community development, risk management and gym operations. Coaches shape the fabric of this community and overall climbing experience through member engagement, quality route setting, instruction, and through a positive attitude. Coaches are afforded the opportunity to grow in their climbing, setting and instruction while working with a team that allows them to experience the full spectrum of an indoor climbing gym; You get to do it all.

Community development:
Welcome, greet, and register members and guests in a friendly, expedient, and courteous manner. 
Seek to learn customers’ names so they feel welcomed and remembered. Make personal connections whenever possible.
Exhibit body language and conduct consistent with the Rock Gym’s mission and purpose.
Communication with customers via phone and email should be effective, professional and returned promptly.
Teach or co-teach core climbing courses for members.
Risk management:
Continually monitor users and the area for safety.
Enforce rules and regulations in an even and fair manner while maintaining the highest levels of user safety
Fix loose or broken holds as quickly as conditions allow. 
Understand and enforce proper use of equipment. 
Maintain visibility and awareness of all gym users
Gym operations:
Effectively balance competing priorities of your role with our members as the priority.
Arrive to work on time, well-groomed and in appropriate uniform including nametag.
Maintain all records with detail and organization.
Attend and participate in staff meetings as scheduled. 
Connect with the broader Nike Athletic Center and be willing to help with tasks and activities
Proactively maintain a clean and functional workplace while participating in daily maintenance tasks.
Provide equipment to guests as needed and ensure proper fit and appropriate use.
Be a team player; recognize the skills of other staff members and be willing to help as needed.
Average of 30 hours per week.
Availability to work mornings, evenings, and weekend.
Regular weekly schedule plus the ability to pick up sub shifts

High school diploma or GED
2+ years climbing experience
2 years experience working in an indoor climbing facility and/or outdoor climbing guide
Climbing instruction background with ability to teach belay, lead climbing and technical movement classes
Experience setting and forerunning V4/5.10
Great communication and customer services skills essential
Positive attitude and ability to adapt to changing priorities
Team player, reliable and committed
Youth coaching and instruction background highly desired
Climbing Wall Instructor certification preferred (PCIA or AMGA)

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter

About the company

Nike, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the design, marketing and distribution of athletic and sports-inspired footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories.

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