Student Employment

Student Employee Appreciation Week: April 14-18

Please help us recognize our student employees - stop by and say hello to the staff!

If you would like to send a thank you to a specific staff member, please e-mail us at Be sure to include their name and which program area they work for. Thank you!

Job Opportunities
We hire many student employees throughout the year. You can find all of our job positions on 12Twenty.

Intramural Sports Official

Intramural sports officials are responsible for all rules, policies, and procedures of playing the game and should provide excellent customer service to all participants. Requirements include general knowledge of the sport(s), interest in officiating, and availability to work at leas six hours a week, including evenings and/or weekends. We train our officials for flag football, basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball, and floor hockey.

If interested, please contact Faustina Ho at

Outdoor Facilities Assistant

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Identify potential accident hazards on the fields
  • Be alert or prevent accidents (risk management)
  • Monitor all patrons within the field perimeters
  • Enforce all field and facility policies and procedures in a consistent manner.

If interested, please contact Cara Caspersen at

Operations Assistant

Looking for a position on campus with flexible hours? Apply to be an OPS Assistant today!

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Cara Caspersen at

Weight Room Attendant

Join the Gibbs Recreation Center team as a Weight Room Attendant! We're looking for students that are self-motivated, friendly, and enjoy working independently in a busy environment. Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment for Rec Center patrons to exercise in.
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of equipment and the tidiness of walkways, as well as keeping stock of various items within the space.
  • Observing the Cardio/Weight Rooms and enforcing building policy.
  • Providing excellent customer service to patrons through knowledge of the space and equipment.

Compensation: $9.00 / Hour

Questions? Please contact Jessica Benoy at

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

The Aquatics program is always interested in hiring quality lifeguards and water safety instructors. We seek Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors with current American Red Cross certification. If you are not certified, we encourage you to sign up for one of our certification courses or seek out local places that offer the certification.

Please contact Maggie McGuffee at with any questions.

Outdoor Adventure Trip Leader

ROPE trip leading is a developmental experience through which staff members build leadership, decision-making, and outdoor skills while facilitating outdoor trips for the university community. Our trip leaders lead 2-3 trips each semester and attend additional training trips each semester to develop their skills. If you are passionate about the outdoors, facilitating a good time, and teaching others, stop by the OAC to talk to us about the experience.

Additional information and application can be found at ROPE Trip Leader.

Questions? Please contact Kris Cortez at

Outdoor Adventure Center Rental Staff

Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) rental staff coordinate outdoor equipment rentals, outdoor trip registrations, educational clinics, and the OAC facility. This small community maintains a warm and welcoming atmosphere in the OAC, manages rental needs, and assists with adventure trip logistics. This position requires critical thinking skills and the ability to work independently and offers a direct connection to our outdoor programming.

Questions? Please contact

Group Exercise Instructors or Personal Trainers

Interested in leading participants through exercise classes to improve their health? Successful applicants for this position are energetic, positive, and comfortable leading groups of people. This position requires previous experience with group fitness instruction.

If interested, please email us at