Enjoy flexible hours, fun people, professional development, and advancement opportunities.

Rec Sports is one of the largest employers of students on campus and we highly value student development. We provide leadership opportunities and transferable skills that students can apply to almost any job upon graduation. Every day we practice customer service, problem solving, critical thinking, professionalism, team building, and many more skills. Join our team at one of the best places to work on campus!



Now hiring! Applications due December 3.

Rec Sports is looking for lifeguards to work at the SERF and Nat pools. Applicants must be currently certified in American red Cross Lifeguarding/CPR/AED and pass a screening test. Rec Sports lifeguards will guard during open lap swim times, UW Swimming and Diving practices, sport club practices, swim meets, and special events. 

Intramural Sports. 


Official & Scorekeeper

Now hiring! 

Intramural Sports hires over 100 officials per semester for basketball (+ scorekeepers), broomball, flag football, floor hockey, futsal, ice hockey, soccer, softball, and volleyball. We provide full training and mentoring for new officials.  Sport officials may be promoted to a leadership role as a Competitive Sports Supervisor.

Member Services & Operations.

Facility Attendant 

Not hiring at this time.

The Facility Attendant is responsible for overseeing the access points and fitness space at the Nat and SERF. This position will rotate between the ID checker position and fitness monitor position on each shift. You will enforce Rec Sports policies and be in charge of maintaining, cleaning and checking the fitness areas. The Facility Attendant creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for members and guests. 

Custodial Crew

Now hiring!

Rec Sports Custodial Crew is responsible for keeping our facilities clean while also providing customer service. Although we do have a full time maintenance crew, our student custodial staff is a helping hand when maintenance is not in the building. A normal shift involves sweeping, disinfecting and restocking supplies throughout the building. 



Personal Trainer

Now hiring!

Rec Sports Personal Trainers work directly with clients to help them achieve their fitness goals. All trainers on staff are students, and must pass a certification exam and complete a mentoring program prior to working with individual clients.

If you are interested in becoming a certified personal trainer sign up for our ACE® Personal Trainer Exam Prep Course.

Group Fitness Instructor

Floor Instructor Tryouts: October 25 or November 1
Mind-Body Instructor Tryouts: November 7 or 14
Cycling Instructor Tryouts: February 7 or 14

Watch what our instructors are saying about leading Group Fitness classes!

Inspire, energize, and motivate your fellow Badgers! Students are hired to teach classes such a cardio, yoga, group strength, box blast, powerflow, core crunch, group cycling, water fitness and more! Candidates must go through a tryout process and those hired will begin our Group Fitness training and mentoring program.

Marketing & Communications.


Graphic Designer

Not hiring at this time.

Rec Sports is looking for creative and talented students to visually represent the Rec Sports brand through graphic design. Graphic Designers develop materials to increase brand recognition and exposure for a large audience, including current UW-Madison students, prospective students, faculty/staff, and community members. You will work closely with our marketing team to ensure a cohesive message and brand image across all materials.


Not hiring at this time. 

Rec Sports is looking for creative and talented students to help tell the Rec Sports story through photography. Photographers should have some understanding of the balance between art and communication, with a passion for capturing inspiring and compelling moments on camera.


Not hiring at this time.

Rec Sports is looking for creative and talented students to help tell the Rec Sports story using video. Videographers will produce content that highlights Rec Sports programs and events and that features individual participants. Most video will be short-form content/series.

Multimedia Marketing Assistant

Not hiring at this time.

Rec Sports is looking for a creative, talented, and motivated student to lead a multimedia team of 8-10 photographers and videographers. You will develop and produce visual content that supports the Rec Sports brand vision and strategy.


Not hiring at this time.

Rec Sports is looking for a detail-oriented student to manage the divisional website. Primary responsibilities will include maintenance and weekly updates, as well as interpreting analytics and insights into solutions for improving the user experience. You will collaborate with photographers, videographers, designers, and communication leads to integrate the website into the Rec Sports brand.

Brand Ambassador

Not hiring at this time.

Rec Sports is looking for enthusiastic, energetic, and outgoing individuals to represent our brand. Brand Ambassadors will help increase the brand value of Rec Sports by building relationships with members of the campus community including current students, prospective students, faculty/staff, and more.