If you are interested in becoming a student employee for University Recreation (Klotsche Center & Pavilion) please fill out an application from the links below and return appropriately as stated in the application. You must submit an application for the semester in which you wish to start working. Applications do not carry over from semester to semester. In order to be reconsidered for employment you must fill out a new application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Current Opening(s): None at this time.

All Position Requirements: 
• Must be at least a part time student
• Must be available to work 8-12 hours per week including occasional weekends
• Must demonstrate leadership, communication and customer service skills and the ability to work with staff, students and members of a diverse background 
• Must attend all UREC training and orientation sessions

UREC Job Descriptions

Position:Lifeguard: No-Vacancy

Job Summary: The lifeguard(s) on duty is/are responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies.

Required certifications to lifeguard are:

Position: Equipment Room Worker
: No-Vacancy

Job Summary: The purpose of the Equipment Room Worker is to serve our patrons as an attendant in the equipment room. The Equipment Room Worker must be able to use the Class Membership Management equipment check out system to check out and process rental fees. 

Position: Operations: No-Vacancy

Serve our patrons by cleaning activity & other areas of the facility.  Monitor the Klotsche Center and Pavilion for illegal entries and appropriate behavior of patrons.  Assist the Information Center Manager with tasks and errands. 
To serve patrons as a front-line representative of UREC.  Control access to the Klotsche Center and Pavilion through use of the Membership Management System.  Location – Information Center ID swipe desk.

Position: Fitness Attendant: No-Vacancy
The UREC Fitness Attendant will provide a high level of customer service while supervising the UREC Fitness Center, enforcing policies, cleaning equipment, and ensuring a safe environment. Fitness attendants will be attentive and continually observe/walk through the fitness center, while being available to provide assistance to users.

Position: Personal Trainer:

Job Summary: The UREC Personal Trainer will educate clients on proper exercise techniques, conduct fitness testing, and develop safe and effective exercise programs. The trainer will coach, inspire and motivate clients towards established goals. The trainer will also independently manage training appointments and maintain regular contact with clients.  Qualified candidates will hold a Personal Trainer Certification from an accredited national organization.

Group Exercise Instructor: No-Vacancy

Job Summary: The UREC Group Exercise Instructor will design and teach safe and effective group exercise classes to a variety of fitness levels.  Instructors will educate participants on proper form, anatomy, contraindications and modifications, while creating a fun and safe environment. Candidates must complete the UREC Group Exercise Instructor Training program and/or be certified with an accredited national organization.

Sport Clubs Event Assistant: No-Vacancy

Job Summary: The purpose of the Sport Clubs Event Assistant is to support the mission of the Sport Clubs Program to provide a professional and safe experience for all members of the program.  The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide on-site supervision of Sport Clubs practices, competitions and special events.  Qualified candidates will have exceptional customer service skills to effectively communicate with the sports club participants, coaches, and spectators in a courteous and professional manner.

Special Event Worker: No-Vacancy

Job Summary: Set up, supervise and break down for all college/high school athletic and univesity events held in the Klotsche Center.  Special Event staff should ensure a safe/clean environment, and be available to provide patrons and staff assistance during the event.

CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor:No-Vacancy

Job Summary: CPR Instructors will train the UWM community in basic life-saving care. Instructors will teach courses independently or with co-instructors, and should be comfortable with basic classroom management.

Required certifications to CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor are:


WSI Swim Instructor No-Vacancy

Job Summary: With limited supervision by the Associate Director and Operations Program Assistant this person is responsible for conducting instructional aquatic courses aimed at skills and knowledge pertaining to the specific area of instruction, as prescribed by the American Red Cross. An emphasis must be placed on maximizing safety while delivering positive customer service at all times.

Required Certifications:
Water Safety Instructor certification and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, ARC or equivalent is required. Standard First Aid, ARC or equivalent as well as Lifeguard Certification or ARC equivalent are preferred.

The instructor must have:
- Excellent communication and customer service skills.
- Ability to be punctual and work variable hours as necessary.
- Ability to communicate with swim lesson participants and their parents to coordinate lessons times around the open swim pool times.
- Maintain an professional attitude and appearance at all times.

Outdoor Putsuits Logistics and Event Staff: No-Vacancy

Job Summary: Logistics and Event Staff oversee outdoor gear rentals and returns, assist participants with trip sign up and maintain a neat and inviting space. These staff are also responsible for facilitating frequent events and educational programs on campus. 

Outdoor Putsuits Challenge Course Facilitators: No-Vacancy

Job Summary: Challenge Course Facilitators provide 2 hour to half day team building experiences for on campus groups. CCFs are groomed for paid work through an apprenticeship process which focuses on local operating procedures, leadership and group dynamics and developing a program. First Aid, CPR and AED training are minimum requirements for CCFs and is provided in house and free of charge. 

Trip Staff: No-Vacancy

Job Summary: Instructors and Trip Leaders provide safe, fun and developmental outdoor experiences for UWM students. They are groomed for paid work through an apprenticeship process tailored to each applicant's depth of knowledge in a particular discipline. A Wilderness First Aid certification is required for all staff who wish to lead off campus trips. This 16 hour certification is provided in house and free of charge. CPR and AED training is also required and provided in house and free of charge.