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Student Employment

Recreational Athletics Job Opportunities

Student Employment

Recreational Athletics is committed to providing opportunities for students to develop leadership, customer service, and interpersonal skills through a diversity of job offerings. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated students who promote an environment of wellness and community for our students and members at the Recreation Center. As one of the largest student employers at Drexel, we have a lot to share with you, both as a student and employee! 

Recreation student staff members are the face of our department and are instrumental in helping us live our mission and values every day. In return, we strive to provide students with opportunities for personal and professional development while they gain valuable experiences in customer service, safety, and dynamic decision making.

Our Mission “To promote healthy, active lifestyles to the Drexel community by fostering a culture committed to engagement, experiential learning and diverse programs.

Our Values “Leadership, Teamwork, Community, Wellness, Fun” 

Our Student Employment Process

Recreational Athletics recruits for the majority of our student employment positions one term ahead. We host Rec Information Sessions to introduce prospective student employees to our culture and job opportunities. Our job applications are open online through Dragon Link during a set timeline each term.

Please see below for a schedule of our upcoming Rec Information Session opportunities and Hiring Timeline. Check out our job listings below!

Job Listings

Rec Information Session

To be considered for a position with the Drexel Recreation Center beginning Spring Term 2018 students are strongly encouraged to attend our upcoming information session. The Rec Information Session provides an opportunity to learn more about our department, positions available, and the application process. Our upcoming Rec Information Session is scheduled for:

Wednesday February 7th 2018

Time: 6pm

Room: DAC Hospitality Suite

All sessions are held in the DAC Media Room from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Students are encouraged to dress business casual and expect to meet prospective employers. Attendance at an Information Session is strongly recommended, however not required to apply and be considered for a position.

Our Hiring Timeline

Spring 2018 Consideration: Online applications for Spring Term employment will be open February 12th through February 23rd, 2018. During the application period, the link to our application on this website will show all job applications available. Following the online application process, student applicants will be contacted if selected for an interview and notified of their application status before the end of the term.

Students Not on Campus: If you are interested in working for Rec Athletics during Spring term but are not on campus during the Winter, we encourage you to still apply. If not on campus and selected for an interview, our hiring supervisors are able to accommodate with phone or skype interview opportunities. You must be an eligible, enrolled Drexel student come Winter term to be employed with our department.

Specialized Positions

Our Specialized Positions include Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer. These positions are not included on our Student Staff Hiring Application and both student and non-student applicants are considered. Candidates with qualifying experience and certifications are encouraged to submit a statement of interest with resume to the hiring managers listed below:

  1. Group Exercise Instructor
    Contact: Lauren Dalton, Coordinator of Group Exercise
  2. Personal Trainer
    Contact: Laura Sherbondy, Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness

*Note: Specialized positions are hired on a rolling basis 

General Employment Opportunities in Athletics Game Day Operations 
Contact: Abby Ferguson, Coordinator of Athletic Operations,