The Department of Recreational Sports offers students an opportunity to get involved with university life by becoming a part of the Recreational Sports staff. We hire students to fill several positions, ranging from facility staff to sports officials.
Rec Sports will hold Hiring Expos throughout the year for any current UTD student interested in working for the department. An application can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. You can find out more information about the positions available by visiting us at one of our information sessions below.
Rec Sports Employment
When & Where:
Sunday October 13th, 2013 at 5pm
Activity Center Main Gym
Contact Greg Melton for questions
Students work within the day-to-day operations of the Activity Center. Employees are trained to work in specific areas, including control desk, building attendant, gym attendant, and fitness attendant. All employees are expected to be positive representatives of Recreational Sports and to uphold the department's policies and procedures at all times. Employees must exhibit outstanding customer service skills as the primary contact with patrons to the Activity Center.
Student lifeguards are responsible for the daily operation of the Natatorium. All lifeguards must have current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Student officials enforce the rules and regulations for sports offered by the Intramural Program. It is the responsibility of the official to keep the games running and maintaining a safe atmosphere. Anyone interested in becoming an Intramural Official must attend the training clinic for the sport of their choice. Clinic dates can be found on the Intramural Line-up distributed each semester.
Group Fitness Instructors
Group Fitness Instructors are responsible for developing fun, enthusiastic programs that are fitness oriented. Instructors should be certified in Group Exercise Instruction and have knowledge in Cardio-Kickboxing, Yoga, Body-Pump, Jazzercise, or other types of aerobic training. Instructors will be required to perform various portions of their routine at the time of the interview.
Personal Trainers are responsible for working one-on-one with clients to achieve fitness goals. Trainers must be a certified personal trainer with knowledge to address nutrition, create workouts, assess results, and educate on the proper techniques. Personal Trainers must be able to commit to their clients and the overall Fitness Program.
Club Sports Manager
Responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Club Sports Program; including verifying waivers and medical insurance of all participants, attending practices, assisting the Club Sports Council, and planning/working events to promote the Club Sports Program.
Water Safety Instructors
You must hold a current American Red Cross WSI Certification and be at least 16 years old. All instructors teach adult and children swim classes, private lessons, and give water safety presentations to children and their parents.