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HRC staff

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.

Academic Year Job Openings
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

 

Summer Job Openings
  • 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

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Summer Swim Instructor Aquatics January 13 June 3

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Camp Wildcat Counselor Camp Wildcat January 4 June 3

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Camp Wildcat Specialty Counselor Camp Wildcat January 4 June 3

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Sailing Junior Instructor Sailing Camp January 12 June 3

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Sailing Instructor Sailing Camp January 12 June 3

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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.