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Employment, Graduate Assistants, Internships, & Practicum Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with Campus Recreation. We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated and hardworking students who enjoy interacting in a positive environment. Student employees play an invaluable role by providing customer service, safety, and fun to our guests. Campus Rec will provide you with valuable work skills, life-long learning opportunities, and lasting friendships. 

Graduate Assistant Positions

The Department of Recreation Services at Emporia State University is currently accepting applications for multiple graduate assistant positions. Admission to the graduate school is required before a formal offer can be made. You can learn more about the Emporia State University, graduate school application, admission standards, and Master’s Degree program here:

Overview: As a graduate assistant in the Department of Recreation Services you will be afforded opportunities and experiences in leadership, decision making, and learning opportunities through doing rather than watching. Add to these experiences an accredited graduate degree and we believe you will leave Emporia State University with the tools necessary to become a leader in the field of fitness, leisure, and recreation!

Open positions:

For more information about open Graduation Assistant positions and how to apply click here

Internship & Practicum

This recreation practicum is designed to familiarize the recreation and health promotion majors with the diverse settings and potential career paths. If interested in an internship or practicum at the recreation center please click here

Undergraduate Employment

To be eligible for employment, you must be currently registered as an undergraduate or graduate student. Below are job descriptions for the various positions.

Peer Wellness Educator

Facility Assistant

Personal Training

Group Fitness

Intramural Supervisor

Intramural Officials


Students can apply for open positions here 

Job Descriptions

Facility Center Assistant

Job Description: The Fitness Center Assistant is responsible for being the front line in customer service at the Emporia State Student Recreation. 

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Facility Supervisor

Job Description: The Campus Recreation Facility Supervisor carries the most responsibility of all of our hourly employee positions. Supervisors are responsible for opening the facility on time each day, closing each night and ensuring a fun, safe and hazard-free environment for everyone at the facility, patrons and fellow employees, during hours of operation. 

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Marketing and Promotion Supervisor

Job Description: The marketing and promotion supervisor will develop designs for various posters, fliers, t-shirts, brochures, advertisements, our website, and other promotional materials. 

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Equipment Maintenance Manager

Job Description: Equipment Maintenance manager position is responsible for assisting in the overall administration and management of the cardio free weight equipment. 

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Intramural Supervisor

Job Description: The purpose of the supervisor position is to supervise intramural team sports including flag football, volleyball, sand volleyball, basketball, softball, and other activities. Supervisors are also responsible for overseeing and managing a safe and pleasant atmosphere for intramural participants and for assisting the professional staff when needed. Attendance at mandatory supervisors, officials, and captains meetings is also required. Work under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Recreation Programs. 

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Intramural Sports Official

Job Description: Officiate Intramural Team Sports including Flag Football, Basketball, Softball, and Volleyball. Work under the supervision of the Student Supervisor of Intramural Sports along with the Assistant Director of Recreation Programs. Attendance is required for the mandatory training and evaluation sessions. 

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Fitness/Wellness Program

Personal Trainer

Job Description: Responsibilities include providing personal training services to clientele of all fitness levels, including students, faculty and staff. Personal trainers are expected to adhere to teaching methods accepted as safe and appropriate by Campus Recreation.

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Fitness Instructor

Job Description: Teach group exercise classes to the University community.

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Job Description: Monitor and supervise the pool facilities, enforcing policies and procedures.

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