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Campus Recreation hires, trains and schedules for over 75 student positions. Our primary hiring period is during the summer as we prepare for the school year, 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 2023 (PDF).
The following positions are entry level positions for student employees:
|Adapted Recreation Assistant||Provide workouts for the work out buddy program and assist with adapted recreation programming||Billy Willis|
|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 duties 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)||Billy Willis|
|Personal Fitness Trainer||Provide personal training for patrons (non-certified)|
The following positions are opportunities for promotions within our department.
|Climbing Gym Student Manager||Train, schedule, and supervise Climbing Wall staff, set all-level routes on top rope and bouldering wall, teach belay classes|
|Facility Manager||Oversee all indoor recreation facilities and assist the recreation desk attendants||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||Billy Willis|
Campus Recreation offers opportunities for those who obtain and maintain proper certifications in their area of employment.
|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., obtain Wilderness First Aid certification||Erin Sherrets|
|Fitness Instructor II||Instruct general Rec Fit sessions with a certification through a recognized organization||Billy Willis|
|Personal Fitness Trainer II||Provide personal trainings for patrons||Billy Willis|
|Lifeguard Manager||Schedule, train, and supervise lifeguard staff|
Special Positions require additional experiences and/or requirements for a undergraduate or graduate level course.
|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 assistance 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|