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The Department of Recreation is one of the largest student employers on campus offering a variety of positions that emphasis student development and serving the campus community.

Below is an outline of student positions within the Department of Recreation.  For more information or to inquire about open positions email:

The Department of Recreation certifies all students in American Red Cross Adult First Aid and CPR/AED. Many of the positions below require national and specialty certifications specifically related to the job requirements. For these positions the financial expense associated with the credentials is covered by the Department of Recreation with a commitment to work at least a full academic year.


  • Fitness Operations:
    • Fitness Attendant, L1 – L3
    • Fitness Supervisor, L4 – L5
      • Specialty Areas:
        • Scheduling
        • Training (NCCA personal training certification available)
        • Preventive Maintenance (national credentialing available, fitness equipment technician certification)
  • Personal Training:
    • Personal Training Client Manager, L1-L3
    • Personal Trainer, L4 (NCCA fitness certification required)
    • Personal Trainer Director, L5 (NCCA fitness certification required)
  • Group Fitness Instructor:
    • Group Fitness Instructor, L3-L4 (national credentialing required, related specialty certification)
    • Group Fitness Instructor and Director, L5 (national credentialing required, related specialty certification) 
  • Aquatics:
    • Fitness Swim Instructor, L3-L4 (national credentialing available, previous experience required)  
  • Nutrition:
    • Nutrition Coach, L3 – L4 (national credentialing required)
    • Nutrition Director, L5 (national credentialing required)
  • Tobacco Cessation:
    • Tobacco Cessation Facilitator, L3-L4 (professional training through Florida Area Health Education Centers in tobacco dependence and cessation required)


  • Intramural Sports
    • Intramural Scorekeeper and Official, L1-L3
    • Intramural Official and Special Projects, L3
    • Intramural Supervisor, L4-L5
  • Outdoor Recreation
    • Outdoor Recreation Assistant, L1-L2
    • Outdoor Recreation Student Scheduling Supervisor, L3
    • Outdoor Recreation Trip Leader, L3-L5 (Wilderness First Aid, Leave No Trace Trainer preferred)
      • Specialty areas:
        • Hiking/Backpacking
        • Water Sports (professional credentialing available, American Canoe Association Level 2: Essentials of River Safety and Rescue)
        • Rock Climbing (professional credentialing available, Professional Climbing Instructors Association Top Rope Climbing Instructor)
        • Biking (professional credentialing available, International Mountain Bicycling Association Level 1 Instructor)
    • Outdoor Recreation Project Manager, L4
      • Specialty Areas:
        • Gear/Equipment Rental
        • Trips and Events
        • Outdoor Recreation Spaces and Trails
    • Outdoor Recreation Program Director, L5 (professional credentialing available: LNT Master Educator, American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor)


    • Berry Outdoor Leadership Development
      • BOLD Technician/Assistant Facilitator, L1
      • BOLD Challenge Course Facilitator, L2 (Association for Challenge Course Technology Level I Challenge Course Practitioner required)
      • BOLD Senior Challenge Course Facilitator, L3 (ACCT Level II CC Practitioner required)
      • BOLD Project Manager, L4 (ACCT Level II CC Practitioner required)
      • BOLD Student Supervisor, L5 (ACCT Level II CC Practitioner required)
      • BOLD Director, L5 (ACCT Level II CC Practitioner required; ACCT Challenge Course Manager recommended)


    • Marketing
      • Marketing Assistant, L1-L2
      • Marketing Specialist, L3
      • Marketing Supervisor, L4 - L5
    • Office Administration
      • Budget Manager, L3-L5
    • Risk Management
      • Risk Management Assistant, L1 – L2
      • Risk Management Specialist, L3 (American Red Cross Instructor Certification required)
      • Risk Management Supervisor, L4 – L5 (American Red Cross Instructor Certification required)

    For more information or to inquire about open positions email:

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