Campus Recreation

Student Employment

The Department of Campus Recreation encourages students to apply for employment at the Rec Center. Approximately 150 students are employed during the academic year. The Rec Center is a convenient place to work for on-campus students, and affords all students a valuable experience. Below is a list of positions individuals may apply for. To apply, please complete the on-line employment application located at the bottom of this page.

Position Hiring Periods
July, December, April
July, December, April
July, December, April
No Positions Available
No Openings Available

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The Department of Campus Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description: The Facility Assistant provides information regarding facility policies and campus recreation programs to patrons. The Facility Assistant manages access to the facility along with monitoring equipment check out systems. Facility Assistants work as a team with other facility employees to ensure the operation of a safe and clean facility. Responds to incidents and accidents in the facility.
Description: The Fitness Assistant provides assistance and information to patrons utilizing exercise room, free weight room, and cardiovascular areas. They ensure the safety and cleanliness of these areas. Fitness Assistants work as a team with other facility employees to ensure the operation of a safe and clean facility. Responds to incidents and accidents in the facility.

Description: Lifeguards are responsible for supervising activities at Rosenthal Pool. Lifeguards must be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Lifeguards are expected to attend monthly in-services and stay up to date on their skills.

Description: Group Fitness Instructors with the Department of Campus Recreation will be responsible for teaching safe and effective workouts to students and SRC members. Instructors will educate participants and promote fitness through quality instruction and teaching accurate information. Group Fitness Instructors must be professional and exhibit good communication and time management skills.
Qualifications: Group Fitness Instructors must possess a nationally accredited certification from one of the recognized organization such as, AFAA, ACE, or IFTA. In addition, they may have specialized certifications such as Zumba, YogaFit, TurboKick, etc. Instructors must acquire CPR and First Aid certifications before teaching classes.

Description: Personal Trainers with the Department of Campus Recreation will perform one-on-one comprehensive educational fitness programs, which incorporates fitness assessments, assessing client’s current level of fitness, realistic goal setting, motivation, client progress tracking, and health education specific to the client’s needs. Personal trainers will be responsible for instructing clients on proper lifting techniques, contraindications of exercise, and designing programs based on the client’s goals. The personal trainer must be professional and pay close attention during client’s sessions and monitor progress via fitness assessments and program tracking.
Qualifications: Trainers must possess a nationally accredited certification from one of the most recognized organization such as, ACE, ASCM, or NSCA. Trainers must acquire CPR and First Aid certifications before working with clients.


Climbing Wall: These staff members are responsible for the daily operations of the indoor rock climbing facility. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: monitoring the overall safety of participants; issuing climbing equipment; monitoring participant check-in and check-out; instructing participants how to properly use equipment; belaying participants; and instructing participants belaying and climbing skills.

Rental & Trip Center: these staff members are responsible for the daily operations of the Outdoor Adventures Rental & Trip Center. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: processing equipment rental reservations and trip registrations; cleaning, inventory, and maintaining rental and trip equipment; and assisting trip leaders with the preparations of upcoming adventure trips.

Trip Leader: trip leaders are responsible for planning and leading single and multi-day adventure trips in a variety of outdoor activities. To become a trip leader you must first be hired at the Outdoor Adventures Climbing Wall and Rental & Trip Center. Please read the Hiring Information sheet for more details regarding becoming a trip leader.

Click here to view the Outdoor Adventures Hiring Information sheet.

Description: Intramural Sports Officials are primarily responsible for the accurate and impartial enforcement of sport rules and department policies. Officials must assist with field/court set-up and teardown, communicate with all staff, participants, and spectators professionally, maintain game control and sportsmanship, and represent the Intramural Sports Program appropriately at all times.Intramural Sports Officials are not required to have previous officiating experience however a strong understanding of the sport is recommended.

Description: Intramural Assistants are primarily responsible for checking participant identification prior to play and keeping score during events. These staff members are required to assist other intramural staff with emergency and non-emergency situations, enforce all departmental policies/procedures, and communicate with the on-duty supervisor. Additionally, Intramural Assistant are responsible for equipment checkout at the Rec Support Building.

Description: EMT for Club Sports Events are responsible for responding to emergency and non-emergency injuries and illnesses during home Club events. This includes assessing the nature and extent of injuries, providing appropriate medical care, communicating with on-site supervisor and professional medical personnel regarding situation, & completing all required documentation.Qualifications: EMTs must have and maintain a Emergency Medical Technician Certification issued by the State of North Carolina.

Description: Graphic Designers are responsible for working with Campus Recreation Professional Staff and Club Sports Officers to develop a variety of print, electronic, and apparel designs. These staff members must be self-directed, receptive to feedback, able to multi-task and meet deadlines. A proficiency with Adobe Creative Suites and basic photography skills are required.

Description: The Promotion Assistant is a part-time student employment position that is responsible for assisting in the campus-wide promotion of The Department of Campus Recreation. Specific responsibilities include: on-site event coverage to include, but not limited to, managing promotions, posting to social media, and documenting participant experiences (video and written), photographing various events associated with Campus Recreation, conducting table-sits, assist with promotional programs, events and activities in cooperation with Program staff, and develop and update facility bulletin boards/display cases on a regular basis.
Qualifications: Applicants must be knowledgeable about various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Vine, and Instagram. Experience using a DLSR camera and photo editing software including Photoshop, Bridge, and Camera Raw is required.

Description:Team QUEST hires facilitators to provide experiential education programs for group and team development. Team QUEST facilitators utilize experiential education philosophy to design and deliver meaningful programs for groups based on their intended goals and learning outcomes. Team QUEST facilitators may also become challenge course instructors. December/January
Description: CPR Instructors teach  American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR classes. Individuals must be certified and maintain their certifications.