We hire many student employees throughout the year. You can find all of our job positions on 12Twenty.
If you have any questions, please contact the listed supervisor depending on which position you are interested in applying for.
Job descriptions can be found below:
- Intramural Sports Official
Intramural sports officials are responsible for all rules, policies, and procedures of the game being played and should provide excellent customer service to all participants. Requirements include general knowledge of sport(s), interest in officiating, and availability to work evenings and/or weekends. We train our officials for flag football, basketball, softball, volleyball, and floor hockey.
If interested, please contact Cara Caspersen at CC112@rice.edu.
- 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 Maggie McGuffee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 Maggie McGuffee, email@example.com.
- 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 cleanliness of equipment, tidiness of walkways, and 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.
Questions? Please contact Jessica Benoy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
The Aquatics program is always interested in hiring quality lifeguards and water safety instructors. We are looking for 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 Jessica Benoy at email@example.com 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 and seminars to develop their skills. If you have a passion for 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 here: ROPE Trip Leader
Questions? Please contact Kris Cortez at kjc5(at)rice.edu.edu.
- Outdoor Adventure Center Rental Staff
Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) rental staff are responsible for the overall coordination of 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 email@example.com.
- Summer Youth Activity Program Employment (Summer 2023)
If you are at least 17 years of age and considering a career in athletics/recreation, sports management, coaching, teaching, dance, theater, fine arts, child development, child psychology or management of any kind, working for us will provide you with practical, meaningful experience to build your resume. We offer a dynamic work environment with competitive pay. Apply today to join our team of counselors!
Program Dates - Summer 2023
Counselor Training dates: May 31 - June 1
Session 1: June 5-16
Session 2: June 20-June 30
Session 3: July 10-21
Session 4: July 24-August 4
*There will be no camp the following days: June 19; July 3 - July 7
Additional information about the SYAP Counselor position can be found here: recreation.rice.edu/syap/employment