Are you interested in gaining valuable leadership experience through on-campus employment? University Recreation employs nearly 250 students each year! We offer flexible scheduling, opportunities for professional development, and a fun work environment.
1. Take a look at the positions we offer and decide what fits your interests.
2. Visit Hire-A-Niner and search for "University Recreation" to see our current openings and apply.
Brand Ambassadors are responsible for the distribution and implementation of all marketing strategies for University Recreation. Members of this team will prepare and staff promotion tables, update all departmental signage around campus, and act as guest experience experts for our services. This group will also maintain all social media platforms for the department. The Brand Ambassadors should be dedicated to learning all facets of the department and hold an interest in promoting these offerings. This group will also work closely with the Creative Group and the Assistant Director to plan and execute signature events for the department, such as RecFest, the Gold Rush 5k, and the On the Green Golf Tournament. Members of the Brand Ambassador group will hold significant influence and responsibility in representing key pieces of the promotion and brand of the new recreational facility that is slated to open in Fall 2019.
Questions? Contact AJ Kirby for more information.
The Creative Group is responsible for the development of all print and digital marketing materials, the management of the department's social media accounts, and the creation of promotional videos for our programmatic areas. Members should be dedicated to learning all facets of the department and possess an interest in promoting these offerings. This group will also work closely with the Brand Ambassadors and the Assistant Director of Marketing to plan and execute signature events for the department, such as RecFest, the Gold Rush 5k, and the On the Green Golf Tournament. Members of the Creative Group will hold significant influence and responsibility in designing key pieces of the promotion and brand of the new recreational facility that is slated to open in Fall 2019.
Questions? Contact AJ Kirby for more information.
Questions? Contact Matt Shilling for more information.
A Fitness Assistant is responsible for enforcing the rules and policies of the fitness center. Fitness Assistants are responsible for monitoring the fitness center and all the participants. They must be able to learn and independently demonstrate proper use of the all weight and cardio machines to patrons and be able to provide assistance when needed. Fitness Assistants are responsible for correctly identifying which muscle groups each machine targets. Additional responsibilities include cleaning the machines and cardio equipment, and practicing exceptional customer service. Each Fitness Assistant must be able to independently recognize an emergency and provide appropriate care in a timely fashion. Morning, night and/or weekend hours are required. All Fitness Assistants must be First Aid/CPR/AED certified within 30 days of hire date.
Questions? Contact Liz Rosenberger for more information.
A Group Fitness Instructor is responsible for the leading multiple group fitness classes that range in variety and levels from Yoga to Hip Hop. This includes counting, cueing, organizing choreography, and much more.
Interested in becoming an instructor?
Questions? Contact Tori Lord for more information. You can also visit the certification page for upcoming certifications at UNC Charlotte.
Intramural Sports Officials are responsible for enforcing the policies and procedures of Intramural Sports. He/she must learn and enforce all rules of each sport. All Officials must attend training sessions to learn rules, mechanics, and positioning.
Questions? Contact Tina Mata for more information.
An Office Assistant is responsible for helping the front desk during school hours. The Office Assistant will be required to greet patrons as they enter the office, answer phones and handle registration.
Questions? Contact Gail Holford for more information.
A Personal Trainer is responsible for tailoring a plan to specifically meet the fitness needs and goals of their client. Trainers are to lead the client and ensure the client meets their exercise goals by providing hands-on education and support.
Applications will be posted on NinerTalent.
Are you interested in becoming a Personal Trainer?
Questions? Contact Liz Rosenberger for more information on our shadowing process. You can also visit the Certifications page for information on certifications in the Charlotte area.
The purpose of this job is to assist sport clubs in their efforts to be a successful student-run organization. This position requires you to be a liaison between the sport clubs, University Recreation personnel and the UNC Charlotte campus as a whole. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
Questions? Contact Liz Urcinas for more information.
UNC Charlotte University Recreation is seeking individuals who have experience teaching swim lessons to all ages and currently hold a Lifeguard certification. This individual should feel comfortable teaching group, private and semi-private lessons and should have previous experience in creating lesson plans. They should be comfortable working with participants of all ages. They will have a general knowledge of pool policies and will aid in creating a positive and welcoming environment in the UREC pool.