Student Employment

Employment Opportunities

To be considered for Campus Recreation student employment

For all positions except sports official, complete the employment application in its entirety. Submit your application and required paperwork in person to Member Services in the Recreation Center. Application materials may also be emailed, mailed or faxed to the Campus Recreation senior staff for that position. See Contact Us for staff contact information. For sports officials, submitting an application is not necessary; attend the officials clinic.

Campus Recreation
Recreation Center
161 Commonwealth Avenue
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9253
413-577-3871 FAX

Applications are typically kept on file for one semester. Positions are available to UMass students who are eligible for student employment. To be eligible for student employment during the academic year, you must be enrolled for 6 or more credits/semester.

With your application, you must provide:
1. copy of your SPIRE class schedule
2. copy of your workstudy award amount if you have workstudy
3. copy of your certification(s) if applicable

To be hired, you will need to show ORIGINAL documentation (copies not accepted):
(1) an unexpired passport or passport card OR
(2) photo identification AND a birth certificate or social security card

To expedite the payroll process if you are hired, please have the required documentation with you on campus. Direct deposit is mandatory for student employees. Please make sure you have set up a checking or savings account at a bank prior to seeking employment with Campus Recreation. If hired, you will be required to complete the direct deposit form and other hire packet forms.


Lifeguard positions filled
Swim Instructor positions filled

Facility Operations

Facility Operations Assistant positions filled


Group Fitness Instructor positions filled

Intramural Sports

Injury Care Provider positions filled
Sports Official positions filled
Sport Supervisor positions filled

Member Services

Member Services Assistant positions filled

Strength & Conditioning

Personal Trainer accepting applications
Strength & Conditioning Associate positions filled