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Campus Recreation hires, trains and schedules for over 75 student positions.  Our primary hiring period is in conjunction with the virtual Job Fair which takes place in late July, but we accept applications throughout the year. Email any questions you may have regarding a position to the appropriate supervisor.

For more information and to see available positions, visit the Handshake website via the Career Services website.

Learn how to apply for our Graduate Assistant-Competitive Sports position for Fall 2021 (PDF).

Campus Recreation 

The following positions are entry level postions for student employees:

Position Position Summary Supervisor
Adapted Recreation Assistant Provide workouts for the work out buddy program and assist with adapted recreation programming  Kara Donbrock
Fitness Center Monitor Monitor fitness center, assist patrons and clean and repair fitness equipment Billy Willis
Recreation Desk Assistant Control recreation access, disperse equipment and conduct minor clerical durites in the Student Union Billy Willis
Outdoor Recreation Logistician Monitor and belay Climbing Wall patrons, provide customer service in Outdoor Resource Center Erin Sherrets
Intramural Official Officiate intramural sporting events and monitor the Student Union Gym Billy Willis
Nutter Center Open Recreation Monitor Nutter Center recreation facilities and participants during open recreation (typically reserved for IM Officials) Billy Willis
LIfeguard Responsible for the care and safety of patrons and pool equipment (must be a certified lifeguard) Billy Willis
Rec Fit Instructor Provide instruction for group exercise classes (non-certified) Kara Donbrock
Personal Fitness Trainer Provide personal training for patrons (non-certified) Kara Donbrock

Campus Recreation Managers

The following positions are opprotunities for promotions within our department.

Position Position Summary Supervisor
Climbing Gym Student Manager Train, schedule, and supervise Climbing Wall staff, set all-level routes on top rope and bouldering wall, teach belay classes

Erin Sherrets

Fitness Center Student Manager Hire, train, schedule and supervise Fitness Center student employees Billy Willis
Intramural Supervisor Supervise intramural officials, league games during intramural sports contests and work shifts in the intramural office. Billy Willis
Recreation Desk Student Manager Hire, train, schedule and supervise Recreation Desk student employees Billy Willis
Challenge Course Student Manager Train, schedule, and supervise Challenge Course staff, manage course and equipment, facilitate programs Erin Sherrets
Outdoor Recreation Office Manager Train, schedule, and supervise Outdoor Resource Center staff, manage office activities Erin Sherrets
Adapted Recreation Student Manager Hire, train, schedule and supervise Adapted Recreation Assistants. Plan trips and activities for the Adapted Recreation Program Kara Donbrock

Campus Recreation Certified Positions

Campus Recreation offers opportunities for those who obtain and maintain proper certifications in their area of employment.

Position Position Summary Supervisor
Intramural Sports Official  Officiate intramural sporting events - while maintaining an OHSAA/state officials certification Billy Willis
Low Ropes Course Facilitator  Facilitate challenge course programs Erin Sherrets
Outdoor Recreation Trip Leader Lead outdoor trips, teach outdoor skills such as backpacking, paddling, climbing, caving, biking, hiking, Leave No Trace, etc., obtrain Wilderness First Aid certification Erin Sherrets
Fitness Instructor II Instruct general Rec Fit sessions with a certification through a recognized organization Kara Donbrock
Personal Fitness Trainer II Provide personal trainings for patrons  Kara Donbrock
Lifeguard Manager Schedule, train, and supervise lifeguard staff

Billy Willis

Special Positions

Special Positions require additional experiences and/or requirements for a undergraduate or graduate level course. 

Position Position Summary Supervisor
Campus Recreation Graduate Assistant Provide support to the Intramural Sports department through Training and Scheduling Staff, Marketing and scheduling intramural sport leagues and events. Provide other assitance to the Office of Campus Recreation Billy Willis
Campus Recreation Intern Provide opportunities to undergraduate and graduate level students experience in campus recreation. A variety of areas available Billy Willis