Student Employment

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University Recreation commits to foster a learning environment for our student employees that cultivate the skills of ethical reasoning, critical thinking, teamwork, initiative and professionalism. The goal is to help develop students’ transferable skills and create a supportive and challenging environment for students to succeed in and out of the classroom.

University Recreation employs more than 700 student employees in a variety of positions. Becoming a University Recreation Team Member allows students to gain valuable experience working within their area of interest and the possibility for advancement within the department. University Recreation Team Member positions offer flexible scheduling along with the opportunity to work in a dynamic and fun work environment.

In order to be considered for an on-campus student position at University Recreation, applicants must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program in at least a half-time basis (9 credits for undergraduate; 4.5 credits for graduate). Positions are available for both work-study and non work-study students.

Students wishing to join the University Recreation team are encouraged to attend a Student Employee Job Recruitment Fair. The Student Employee Job Recruitment Fair allows students to interact directly with professional staff and student employees, while learning about the job opportunities within University Recreation. Please review the specific information (responsibilities, required skills and qualifications) pertaining to the position you are interested in applying for. Please see the below for available student employment positions.


2016-17 Student Employee Job Recruitment Fair Dates

Student Employment Recruitment Fair Date Time Location Application Open
August Tuesday, August 16 3 – 4:30 P.M. Carmichael Recreation Center Playzone 8 A.M., Friday, August 12 – Midnight, Thursday, August 18
August Wednesday, August 17 3 – 4:30 P.M. Carmichael Recreation Center Playzone 8 A.M., Friday, August 12 – Midnight, Thursday, August 18
October Monday, October 24 3:00 – 4:30 P.M. Carmichael Recreation Center Playzone 8 A.M., Friday, October 21 – Midnight, Thursday, November 3
October Tuesday, October 25 3:00 – 4:30 P.M. Carmichael Recreation Center Playzone 8 A.M., Friday, October 21 – Midnight, Thursday, November 3
January Tuesday, January 10 3:00 – 4:30 P.M. Carmichael Recreation Center Playzone 8 A.M., Friday, January 6 – Midnight, Thursday, January 12
January Wednesday, January 11 3:00 – 4:30 P.M. Carmichael Recreation Center Playzone 8 A.M., Friday, January 6 – Midnight, Thursday, January 12
March/April Monday, March 20 3:00 – 4:30 P.M. Carmichael Recreation Center Playzone 8 A.M., Friday, March 17 – Midnight, Thursday, March 30
March/April Tuesday, March 21 3:00 – 4:30 P.M. Carmichael Recreation Center Playzone 8 A.M., Friday, March 17 – Midnight, Thursday, March 30

Position

Current Availability

Aquatics
Lifeguard Available August 2016
Swim Lesson Instructor Available August 2016
Supervisor Closed
Program Assistant Closed
Facility Operations
Facility Operations Assistant Available August 2016
Facility Maintenance Assistant Available August 2016
Supervisor Closed
Program Assistant Closed
Fitness
Strength & Conditioning Assistant Available August 2016
Group Fitness Instructor Apply Now
Personal Trainer Apply Now
Program Assistant Closed
Marketing
Marketing Assistant Available August 2016
Program Assistant Closed
Member Services
Member Services Specialist Closed
Program Assistant Closed
Outdoor Adventures
Rental Assistant Available August 2016
Bike Mechanic Available August 2016
Climbing Wall Specialist Available August 2016
Trip Leader Closed
Challenge Course Apprentice Available August 2016
Challenge Course Facilitator Closed
Challenge Course Lead Facilitator Closed
Program Assistant Closed
Sports Programs
Scorekeeper Available August 2016
Official Available August 2016
Evaluator Closed
Supervisor Closed
Program Assistant Closed
Training & Development
Certification (CPR, First Aid, AED) Land Instructor Closed
Wellness
Wellness Coach Available August 2016
Wellness Assistant Available August 2016
Program Assistant Closed

After the interview process, students selected for employment with University Recreation will attend orientation. All new employees will need to be prepared to bring documentation and identification to orientation.

Throughout employment with University Recreation there will be opportunities for continuing training, development and recognition through the John F. Miller and Of the Year Employee Awards presented at the Wolfies, University Recreation End of Year Celebration. Visit our past award winners and strive to be recognized at the upcoming Wolfies.