Student Employment

Employment Opportunities

To be considered for Campus Recreation student employment

Complete the employment application in its entirety. Application materials may be emailed, mailed or faxed to the Campus Recreation senior staff for that position. Depending on the position, the application may be an online form. For sports officials, go to intramural sports employment for details. See Contact Us for staff information.

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 not accepting applications
Swim Instructor not accepting applications

Facility Operations

Facility Operations Assistant not accepting applications


Fitness Floor Assistant accepting applications
Group Fitness Instructor not accepting applications
Nutrition Advisor not accepting applications
Personal Trainer not accepting applications

Intramural Sports

Field Operations Assistant not accepting applications
Injury Care Provider not accepting applications
Sports Official not accepting applications

Member Services

Member Services Assistant

not accepting applications

Adventure Programs

Climbing Instructor

accepting applications