Employment Opportunities

CREATE AN EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE – JOIN OUR TEAM Exceptional. This is the type of experience we strive to provide every participant of IU Recreational Sports. It is a simple as a warm smile, a genuine interest in people and a desire to share what we all value in our organization. Just as we have something for everyone in terms of programs and activities, we also have employment opportunities that will develop skills that can benefit you as a professional no matter where life takes you.  Hiring needs vary by unit. Not all units may be hiring at the time of your application.
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Unit and Position Descriptions 

Be a part of the team that helps people feel safe and comfortable in the water. The aquatics staff create a safe and welcoming environment in our pools. From teaching lessons to new and veteran swimmers, lifeguarding and pool supervision, our staff take pride in providing a great experience for all who visit our aquatic facilities.
Lifeguard Swim Instructor

Our Participant Associates create a safe, welcoming environment so our participants can have the best experience possible. From assisting with strength and cardio equipment to answering questions, you can connect with countless participants and become a familiar face. Help make every workout someone’s best workout!

Participant Associate
Providing top-notch facilities and equipment is a standard of excellence for Recreational Sports, and nobody is more important in achieving this than our Cleaning Associates. The behind the scenes work and attention to detail in keeping facilities and equipment clean and optimally maintained contribute to the overall experience. Help us continue to make our facilities some of the best in the country!
Cleaning Associate
Greeting people with a smile and providing equipment for a seamless participant experience is a vital part of our organization. If you enjoy interacting with participants and helping people feel welcome in our facilities, this might be a great fit for you!
Equipment & Welcome Associate
Be a part of the team that keeps everything running smoothly and interacts with participants more than any other. Our people make the biggest difference in providing an exceptional experience. This team answers questions, completes transactions and provides smiles at every turn. Become an expert multi-tasker, connect with our participants and be a part of an exceptional team.
Member Services Associate
There is no better way to have fun with friends or make new ones than Intramural Sports. Our team makes sure games are on time, fair, safe and, fun! We consistently hear that experiences from Intramural Sports are some of the fondest memories created at IU. If you want to stay engaged with sports you have played or learn new sports from the lens as an official, we would love to have you on our team.
Sport Official
Keeping participants and staff safe in our facility is of the utmost importance to our First Responders. If you are a certified EMT, enjoy working in a diverse environment and contributing positively to the exceptional experience of others, this might be the team for you!
First Responder (EMT)
Be the energetic, motivating force that guides people through their workout! Our Group Exercise team provides a diverse offering of sessions to highlight the wide skill set of our leaders and interests of our participants. Let your dazzling personality shine through as you connect people to an experience that you all will love!
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Help people achieve their aspirations of health and wellness! Our team of certified personal trainers work with clients to create safe, healthy habits for life. Through one-on-one coaching, our personal trainers are able to connect with their clients and provide an exceptional, individualized experience catered for each person.
Personal Trainer
Here at the Tennis Center, we create a one of a kind experience for our participants to make them feel at home. From assisting in providing clinics to answering questions, and everything in between, our team is there to assist participants of all ages achieve their tennis and fitness goals. No matter your role, you’re able to take pride in providing a positive experience for each individual.
Tennis Center Member Services Associate Tennis Instructor
If you love and appreciate what can be gained by participating with Recreational Sports and are eager to help encourage others to do so you might be a perfect fit for our Marketing team! We believe that there is something for everyone and helping someone find their “something” is incredibly rewarding and important. If you have had a great RS experience and want to share it with others, let’s talk!
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The Information Technology team creates convenient, efficient, and enjoyable experiences for our participants. Whether you’re providing technical support or troubleshooting, you are allowing Recreational Sports to be an accessible part of people’s day. Help us continue to innovate and grow to provide an exceptional participant experience!
Information Technology Assistant

HOW TO APPLY There are two steps in the application process for a position with our team: Select the appropriate button below to complete the IU Application at jobs.iu.edu. Complete the RS Employment Questionnaire. You will receive an email with a link to the RS Employment Questionnaire 2-3 business days after submitting the IU application.

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Hiring needs vary by unit. Not all units may be hiring at the time of your application.

WE ALSO OFFER WORK STUDY OPPORTUNITES Click the button below to learn more about work-study and to see if you received a federal work-study award as part of your financial aid package.

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