Student Employment

Working at UConn Rec

UConn Recreation is one of the largest student employers on campus, employing well over 400 students each year. Job opportunities exist in all departments during the academic year, and during all break cycles.  We hire students to work in Customer Service, the Outdoor Adventure Center, the Climbing Center, Fitness Centers, and with Intramural and Club Sport programs.

Jobs include Customer Service Representatives, Floor Monitors, Attendants, Lifeguards, Fitness Instructors, Intramural Officials, and more.

Hiring Process

UConn Rec has two major recruitment periods.  The fall recruitment period identifies employment opportunities for Winter Break and Spring Semester.  The spring recruitment period details the job opportunities for the Summer (May-August) and Fall Semester. Applications are only accepted during the designated recruitment period. Once the period begins, our online application opens. At that time you are asked to complete the application and submit your resume.

Dates for the recruitment periods will be posted to this page, as well as specific job openings and their position descriptions.

Student Employment

NEED A SUMMER BREAK OR FALL SEMESTER JOB?

APPLY MARCH 22ND THROUGH APRIL 11TH!

We are seeking Administrative Assistant, Customer Service Representative, Facility Attendant, Lifeguard, Fitness Attendant, Adventure Center Attendant, Bike Mechanic Assistant, Climbing Center Assistant, Intramural Official, Club Sports Site Manager, Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT), and Marketing Assistant

Training provided for qualified applicants.

Application Process

The process of applying for a job at UConn Recreation begins with completing an online application.

The application deadline is Sunday, April 11th.

Our employment portal will only be open during this recruitment period.
A full and complete application will include:

  1. A complete application submitted online
  2. A résumé attached (the Career Center has staff available to assist in resume preparation).

NOTE: WE HAVE MANY OPENINGS FOR SUMMER & FALL!

Completed applications must be submitted by midnight, Sunday, April 11, 2021.

 

Qualified candidates will be contacted by a UConn Recreation staff member via Email to schedule a Video Conference Interview.

First round interviews will start on April 26th and offer letters will be sent out the week of May 17th.  

Good luck and thank you for participating in our recruitment process. 

 

Application is currently closed.

Coming Soon!

Application will open on Monday 3/22!

Student Employment Awards

We’re Hiring!

Apply Now through April 11, 2021!

Application Form »

Form is available now through
April 11th at Midnight.

Contact Us

recreationjobs@uconn.edu
(860) 486-0002

UConn Rec Student Positions:

Group Fitness

Fitness Attendant
Group Fitness Instructor

Club Sports

Club Sports Site Manager

Intramurals

Intramural Official

Facilities & Operations

Customer Service Attendant
Facility Attendant
Lifeguard
Facility Operations - Maintenance Attendant

Support Services

Administrative Assistant
Marketing Assistant

UConn Outdoors

Adventure Center Attendant
Bike Mechanic Assistant
Climbing Center Attendant
Climbing Center Manager
Climbing Center Route Setter