LSU UREC Hiring Process

When you’re hired to work for University Recreation you become a member of the #URECfam which currently employee over 300 students. That means you get more from your time, effort, and experience than just a paycheck. Students from all walks of life make up the #URECfam and it’s those very students who make all the great programs, facilities, and services operate with excellence.


LSU UREC Student Employment Positions

Adventure Education Operations

Adventure Education Assistant

  • Monitor for and mitigate risk in the climbing area through enforcement rules and policies.
  • Instruct and assist patrons with belaying and other climbing related skills.
  • Help patrons with gear rental and tracking inventory in the Adventure Education Center.
  • Effectively utilize and monitor point of sale program for rentals and cash handling.
  • Assist with the facilitation of Challenge Course programs.

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Aquatic Operations

Swim Instructor

  • Provide children and adults with safe and effective instructional swim lessons to enable development of aquatics skills.
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is required.
  • Current Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification is preferred, but not required.
  • Prior swim instruction experience is preferred, but not required.

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  • Monitor and provide a safe swim environment at UREC’s indoor pool, outdoor lap pool, and leisure river.
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is required.

If you are currently lifeguard certified by the American Red Cross:

  • You will need to submit an application, attend a scheduled interview (if selected), and complete prerequisite skills.

If you are currently lifeguard certified by another training provider, have an expired lifeguard certification, or need to obtain a lifeguard certification:

  • You will need to submit an application, attend a scheduled interview (if selected), and complete the American Red Cross prerequisite skills.

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Facility Operations

Facility Operations Assistant

  • Responsible for welcoming members to the facility and serve as a customer service representative.
  • Handle point of sale transactions for membership and pro shop sales.
  • Rent equipment out to members.
  • Answer phone calls to UREC and have a general knowledge of UREC.

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Fitness Operations

Fitness Operations Assistant

  • Supervise all cardio/weight room activity.
  • Enforce weight room policies.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workout environment.
  • Must be able to lift 45 lbs.
  • Serve as a customer service representative when members need help or have questions.

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Group Fitness Instructor 

  • Lead and motivate individuals & groups in UREC fitness classes.
  • Provide safe and effective instruction.
  • Prior exercise class instruction is preferred, but not required.
  • Nationally recognized Group Fitness Certification is required (ACE, AFAA, NASM, NETA).

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Personal Trainer

  • Lead and motivate individual or small group personal training sessions.
  • Must be certified as a national certified personal trainer (ACE, ACSM, AFFA, or NSCA).

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Tennis Instructor

  • Lead and motivate individuals in private tennis lessons.
  • Prior tennis experience is preferred.

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Indoor Maintenance Operations

Indoor Maintenance Assistant

  • Assist with day-to-day maintenance on all UREC buildings.
  • Assist with repairs and preventative maintenance needs.

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IT Operations

IT Assistant

  • Assist with computer hardware and software support.
  • Install and set up new computer equipment in offices and desks.
  • Provide end-user support when needed.

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Marketing Operations

Graphic Designer

  • Collaborate in a team environment to create marketing designs to promote UREC programs.
  • Responsible for promoting the image of UREC across campus.
  • Experience in Adobe Design Suite is required.
  • LSU Graphic Design Students are preferred, but not required.

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  • Responsible for taking pictures when needed for marketing team.
  • Responsible for filming videos and editing videos.
  • Experience in Adobe Design Suites is required, specifically, Adobe Premier Pro.

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Social Media Specialist

  • Create social media content for LSU UREC brand.
  • Grow the number of followers on social media platforms with creative promotions across campus.
  • Be a UREC brand ambassador.
  • Collaborate with a team to create fun and engaging Instagram Stories to promote UREC events and programs.
  • Work in a collaborative team environment.

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Sport Programs Operations

Sports Official

  • Manage game and maintain order to mitigate risk of the participants.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the rules and apply as trained in sport-specific officials’ training.
  • Assist with set-up and breakdown of the intramural sport activity site.
  • Enforce game rules and keep score/time of each game/match.
  • Work with fellow Sport Programs staff to assign a Sportsmanship Rating following each game officiated.
  • Verify and report final score with Sport Programs staff and participants.

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Tiger's Den Kids Summer Camp

Camp Counselor

  • Available to work in the Summer.
  • Enjoys working with kids aged 6-12.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.

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Turf & Landscape Operations

Turf & Landscape Assistant

  • Assist with general upkeep of the grounds at UREC, UREC Field Complex, and the outdoor pool area.
  • Must enjoy working outside.

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International Student Applicants

There are numerous policies pertaining to student employment for international students. International students: please click here to complete steps that will assist you in preparing for employment with LSU UREC.

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