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We're one of the largest employers of students on the UNT campus, offering a wide range of job opportunities throughtout our program areas. Learn more about the various positions available below.

Applications and job postings for our positions are all located online through the Handshake portal - just search "Rec Sports" and apply today!

 

Jobs at the Rec


Lifeguard
Responsible for the security and safety prevention of the aquatic facility by enforcing pool rules and responding to emergencies. Must be proficient in swimming capabilities and calm under pressure. American Red Cross Lifeguarding with CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and First Aid certification is preferable but can certify on site.

Water Safety Instructor
Responsible for teaching both group and private lessons for ages 9 months and up. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification is preferable but can certify on site. Must have a strong swimming foundation.

Group Exercise Instructor
Instructor responsibilities include but are not limited to planning and leading patrons in safe, comprehensive and fun group exercise classes in a variety of formats. A group exercise certification in/related to the format being taught is required within 6 months of hire date. Experience preferred.

Personal Trainer
Trainer responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting thorough fitness consultations, assessing client needs/abilities, creating individualized workout programs for clients and participating in other fitness programs and small group trainings. A personal training certification from a nationally recognized certifying body is required prior to hire. Experience preferred.

Weight Room Supervisor
Workers in this position are responsible for monitoring participants and enforcing policies in all fitness areas, cleaning and inspecting equipment, and providing a safe environment for all participants. This is an entry level position open to both work study and non-work study students, which does not require previous related experience.

Member Services Staff
Workers in this position maintain participant access to the facility, manage the check-out/check-in of equipment, handle sales, questions and phone calls at the member services desk, and maintain the cleanliness of the facility. This is an entry level position, open to both work study and non-work study students, which does not require previous related experience.

Intramural Sports Official
Basic knowledge of sport, ability to apply conflict resolution practices, previous officiating preferred but not required. Skills will be taught at a clinic prior to every sport where attendance is preferred. Applicants are selected based on a demonstrated ability to officiate the sport.

Outdoor Pursuits Attendant
Assist patrons with instruction and supervision at the climbing wall. Distribute and assist with set up and take down of ropes at the climbing wall. Rent, checkout and maintain outdoor equipment. Register participants for trips and clinics. Handle cash and assist with emergencies. This is an entry level position, open to both work study and non-work study students, which does not require previous related experience.

Sport Club Program Assistant
This position will assist with the organization and administration of the Sport Club program and may include processing Sport Club travel paperwork, UNT P-cards, requisitions and reports, and assist club leaders with the operation of their clubs by providing excellent customer service.