Employment Opportunities

The Syracuse University Recreation Services Department employs students in a number of programs and activities. Some positions require certification and experience while others allow for little or no experience with mandatory training sessions. Work-study students are always preferred, but in a few cases, (e.g. lifeguarding), non-work study students will be considered. Become part of an exciting team of student employees!

Please contact the person listed for each particular job title for an employment application:

Fitness Center Attendant
Responsible for supervision of participants using the Fitness Center equipment, monitoring facility access  and  ensuring  the cleanliness of machines and facility.
Contact: Aaron Jones

Fitness Instructors
Requires fitness instructor & FA/CPR/AED certification.
Contact: Alena Anthony
Intramural Officials
Referee flag football, outdoor and indoor soccer, softball, floor hockey, volleyball and basketball. Experience or prior training is not required, but a basic foundation in the rules of the game is. Must attend referee clinic prior to start of sport season. 
Contact: Angie Petrie

Lifeguards are staffed at the two campus aquatics facilities.
Lifeguards must have a current certification.
Contact: Terry Neidl

Outdoor Adventure Trip Leader 
Responsible for organizing and leading various outdoor adventure trips.
Contact: Scott Catucci

Challenge Course Facilitator
Responsible for working with teambuilding groups on the indoor and outdoor challenge course.
Contact: Julie DeLeo

Personal Trainers

Certified personal trainers. Requires Exercise Science or Nutrition Majors and/or ACE, ACSM or NASM personal training certification.
Contact: Alena Anthony

Facility Operations Attendant
Welcome, greet and provide assistance to facility users; issue sports equipment to students and patrons with valid ID; laundry service for departmental use; enforce all facility and program policies; perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Contact: Rob Fields

Skate Guards/Pro Shop Attendants
The Tennity Ice Skating Rink hires students as skate guards and pro shop attendants, as well as instructors and hockey officials.
Contact: Kelly Johnson

Special Event Staff
Supervise special events including club sport competitions, softball, flag football, basketball and volleyball activities.
Contact: Aaron Knighton