Student Employment

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We want you to know what to expect before joining our Recreation and Wellness Services team.  With that in mind, please review the following information and consider the commitment you are making prior to completing your application materials. Student employees in the Recreation and Wellness Services are entrusted to represent the department and the Kent State University community. In doing so student employees must be professional and demonstrate positive interactions to support students, colleagues, and the community.

Interested in working with us?  Complete the form link below to be added to our list for job posting updates!

Student Employment Interest Form

For more information and to apply online, click on the program area below.

Apply on Handshake

Standard Position Requirements:

  • Handshake Application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Available Resources: 

Complete List of Employment Opportunities & Current Openings:  

Additional job opportunities for the fall semester will be posted after July 1, 2024. 
Please check this website or Handshake for the latest information.

RecWell Student Employment Opportunities
AreaPositionPayApplication
Dates
Handshake
Job #
Adventure CenterAdventure Center Assistant$10.75 / $12  
AquaticsLifeguard$13  
Club SportsClub Sports Assistant$10.75  
Fitness & WellnessGroup Fitness Instructor$13.50 - $25  
Fitness & WellnessPersonal Trainer$13.50 - $22  
Fitness & WellnessWellness Receptionist$10.75  
Guest ServicesGuest Services Specialist$11.50  
Ice ArenaOperations Assistant$10.75  
Ice ArenaStudent Instructor $15.50 - $25  
Ice ArenaMaintenance Assistant$10.75  
Intramural SportsIntramural Sports Official$10.75  
Kent State of Well-beingCertified Peer Educator$10.75  
Outdoor FacilitiesOutdoor Facilities Assistant$10.75  
Outdoor FacilitiesStudent Groundskeeper$11.50  
MarketingMarketing Assistant$10.75Closes July 26, 20249091396
MarketingGraphic Designer$11.50Closes July 26, 20249091391
MarketingVideographer$11.50    
OperationsOperations Recreation Assistant / Tri-Rec Assistant$10.75  
PEAK Summer CampPEAK Summer Camp Head Counselor$13.50  
PEAK Summer CampPEAK Summer Camp Supervisor$12.50  
PEAK Summer CampPEAK Summer Camp Counselor$11.50  
Student PersonnelStudent Personnel Specialist$11.50