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Employment

Campus Recreation is now hiring. Submit your application today! 

Hiring Timeline - Please read carefully!

Campus Recreation generally hires a semester in advance. RECxpo (the Campus Recreation Job Fair) is held in fall and spring each year. 

This year's RECxpo will be held on October 18 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the MAC gym.

Talk to students who are an integral part of the Recreation and Wellness Center, the professionals who manage the programs, and the experts behind the scenes.

Depending on your interests, we offer multiple employment opportunities. Browse the job expo to learn about these options and to find your niche, from customer service to belaying climbers at the climbing wall.

Team members from the following areas will be at RECxpo to offer information and to answer questions:

  • Aquatics
  • Auburn Outdoors
  • Competitive Sports
  • Facilities
  • Group Fitness
  • Marketing
  • Membership
  • Olympic/Powerlifting
  • Personal Training

To help us find your fit, we’ll ask you to complete a quick screening. Be prepared to tell us if you have prior experience, training, or certifications. If we make a connection, someone will contact you for the next step in our hiring process.

Persons attending RECxpo and completing the online screening in the fall are applying for spring. Persons attending RECxpo and completing the online screening in the spring are applying for summer and/or fall. Applicants should specify the semester in which they would like to start on the online screening form. Please note that to fill vacancies or add additional staff when necessary, some departments may hire throughout the year. 

The online screening form is your initial application for a position with Campus Recreation and will be distributed to hiring managers for selections and interviews. 

If selected, you will then be asked to complete an official application via Auburn University Human Resources, which includes the onboarding process for all university employees. This process will be initiated centrally, via email, after you have confirmed your interest in the position. 

Application Process

Review the position you're interested in. Complete the application, and attach your resumé. If selected for an interview, we'll contact you using your Auburn email. Not all program areas have availability every semester and may not be listed as an option on the application.

The online screening form is your initial application for a position with Campus Recreation and will be distributed to hiring managers for selections and interviews. 

If hired, you will then be asked to complete an official application via Auburn University Human Resources, which includes the onboarding process for all university employees. This process will be initiated centrally, via email, after you have confirmed your interest in the position. 

Student Employment Screening

This is the initial application/screening sent to each department for interview selection. If hired, you will then be asked to complete an "official" application with Human Resources.

Click the job title below for details, responsibilities, and a quick video about working for a specific program or service area. 

Student Jobs at Campus Recreation

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Location Job Title Description
Aquatics Lifeguard Ensure safety of all members by preventing and responding to incidents and emergencies at the Campus Recreation outdoor leisure pool, and providing quality customer service.
Auburn Outdoors Attendant Responsible for assisting members at the Outdoor Rental Shop and Climbing Wall. Will assist members by renting outdoor recreational equipment, preparing for safe outdoor outings, and supervising climbing at the wall.
Auburn Outdoors Climbing Wall Technician Responsible for the safety of operations, teaching climbing workshops, route setting, and inspections of equipment at the Campus Recreation Climbing Wall.
Auburn Outdoors Bike Technician Responsible for maintenance of the bicycle rental fleet and instruction of basic maintenance skills to members.
Auburn Outdoors Manager Responsible for assisting the professional staff in running normal operations in the Climbing Wall, Bike Shop, Rental Shop and Trip Program, with an emphasis on training staff members and developing Auburn Outdoors.
Competitive Sports Supervisor Responsible for overseeing all aspects of competitive sports programming and the assigned playing venues, supervising all staff present and enforcing all policies and procedures.
Competitive Sports Assistant Responsible for the daily operations of the competitive sports program by officiating intramural sports, providing support to multiple playing venues, officials, and equipment during intramural sport contests and club sport practices and games.
Facilities Facility Supervisor Facilitates the day to day operations of the RWC and its programs by overseeing safety, customer service, and procedure adherence while providing guidance and leadership to all student staff on shift.
Facilities Facility Attendant Responsible for monitoring facility access in the Rec & Wellness Center, ensuring safety and cleanliness of fitness equipment, recreation areas, and walkways while providing excellent customer service and enforcing department policies.
Facilities Operations Supervisor Maintain the formal operations of the RWC by monitoring and enforcing policies, attending weekly meetings, providing logistics for events, and support for all program areas.
Facilities Turf and Landscape Attendant Responsible for monitoring Sportsplex and IM Fields, ensuring safety and cleanliness of equipment, recreation areas, and walkways, while providing excellent customer service and enforcing department policies. Mowing, trimming, and maintaining grass, and other duties assigned by the Campus Recreation Turf and Landscape Manager.
Group Fitness Program Assistant Acts as a liaison between the professional staff and the student instructor staff by assisting with daily operations, communication, and Group Fitness events.
Group Fitness Instructor Lead effective and safe fitness classes for the AU Group Fit pass holders while building rapport with members and ensuring a positive class experience.
Group Fitness Instructor Trainer An advanced position for experienced, certified instructors with an aptitude to train new instructors in a specific AU format. Trainers prepare materials, facilitate the 4-5 hour intensive AU format training, mentor, and evaluate novice instructors.
Marketing Marketing Assistant Performs high-level marketing tasks in the areas of social media, graphic design, copy writing/editing, videography, photography, experiential marketing, and web design.
Marketing Marketing Manager Carries out high-level team responsibilities for marketing strategies, tasking/assignments, mentoring, creative direction, and meeting deadlines for specific areas of responsibility with Team Marketing (ex. social media platforms, experiential marketing, graphic design, photography, and videography).
Membership Membership Manager Serves as a liaison between the professional staff and student staff members through scheduling and assisting with training.
Membership Membership Specialist Serves as the face of the Recreation and Wellness Center, greeting incoming members and guests, leading tour groups through the facility, and providing quality customer care using their knowledge of all available memberships and services.
Membership Membership Supervisor Responsible for selling all memberships to new members and directing other membership staff to ensure quality customer care through scheduled tours and greeting of members.
Olympic/Powerlifting (OPL) Facility Attendant (OPL) Responsible for monitoring facility access to the Olympic and Powerlifting facility while ensuring student safety and facility cleanliness.  Ensure facility policies and procedures are being followed by all members.    
Personal Training Personal Training Lead In addition to providing clients with a safe and effective exercise program, this position will utilize their practical experience and leadership skills to mentor and develop fellow personal trainers.
Personal Training Personal Trainer Responsible for providing clients with a safe and effective exercise program. In addition to safety, the primary duty of the trainer is to motivate, encourage and assist each client in attaining his/her personal fitness goals, as well as improve upon their current fitness level.
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