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The Department of Campus Recreation at the University of New Hampshire is an organization that strives to provide extraordinary recreational programs and services that enhance a healthy lifestyle. Whether it is teaching a group exercise class, leading a trip to the White Mountains, officiating flag football, interacting with participants of the Hamel Recreation Center, driving a Zamboni, teaching a cooking class, there is a role for everyone.
Thousands of participants engage in Campus Recreation programming every day. UNH Campus Recreation relies upon 250 staff members to ensure that every participant has a positive and safe experience. The goal of employment with UNH Campus Recreation is that student employees have developmental work experience that provides staff with skills that can be carried into their professional careers.
Find Your Fit at UNH Campus Recreation
UNH Campus Recreation is seeking staff who are committed to providing extraordinary services and are ready to approach their work with a positive attitude.
How to Apply
Hiring timeline and application information are listed below. If the best fit position isn't currently available, be sure to check back throughout the year, as positions may become available. Click on the "apply now" button to apply through Handshake. Positions that are open to apply from outside of UNH, click on the highlighted text for a PDF of job description and how to apply.
|Position||Program Area||Application Open||Application Closes|
|Group Exercise Instructor||Fitness||Rolling||Rolling||Apply Now|
|Facilities Team||Facilities||May 2, 2022||October 31, 2022||Apply Now|
|Personal Trainer||Fitness||Rolling||Rolling||Apply Now|
|Youth Program Counselor||Instructional Programs||May 2||September 9||Apply Now|
|Tennis Instructor||Instructional Programs||Rolling||Rolling||Apply Now|
- Recruitment bonus of $50.00 is available for every currently employed CREC student/ adjunct hourly employee (2 employees would be $100) who refers a peer that attends training and works at Campus Recreation through July.
- HRC Summer Staff, Lifeguards, and Swim instructors may earn an additional $100.00 for working a minimum of 20 hours a week during the first two weeks of August (August 1 – 7 & August 8 -14) and $150 during the last two weeks of August (August 15 – 21 & August 22 – 28).
|Position||Program Area||Application Opens||Application Closes|
|Campus Rec Summer Staff||Hamel Rec Center, Mendums Pond, UNH Outdoor Pool||February 17||June 3||Apply Now|
|Campus Rec Summer Staff Supervisor||Hamel Rec Center, Mendums Pond, UNH Outdoor Pool||February 17||June 3||Apply Now|
|Summer Facilities Assistant||Facilities||May 2||June 17||Apply Now|
|Outdoor Adventures Summer Program Assistant||Outdoor Adventures||February 8||June 3||Apply Now|
|Summer Lifeguard||Aquatics||January 13||June 3|
|Summer Swim Instructor||Aquatics||January 13||June 3|
|Camp Wildcat Counselor||Camp Wildcat||January 4||June 3|
|Camp Wildcat Specialty Counselor||Camp Wildcat||January 4||June 3|
|Sailing Junior Instructor||Sailing Camp||January 12||June 3|
|Sailing Instructor||Sailing Camp||January 12||June 3|
Student Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcome: Risk Management - Through ongoing participation in risk management training, Campus Recreation student staff members will be able to identify risks associated with facilitating program activities, mitigate risk factors, and implement departmental protocols
Learning Outcome: Leadership - Through participation in ongoing staff training, Campus Recreation student staff will apply leadership skills to facilitate programs and services.
Learning Outcome: Organizational & Professional Development - Through participation in ongoing training, Campus Recreation student staff members will demonstrate knowledge of accessibility, inclusivity, multiculturalism and cultural humility.