Recreational Athletics Job Opportunities
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!
Rec Information Session
To be considered for a position with the Drexel Recreation Center beginning Winter 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:
Tuesday, October 24th
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
Winter 2018 Consideration: Online applications for Winter Term employment will be open October 30th through November 10th 2017. 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 Winter term but are not on campus during the Fall, 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.
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:
Group Exercise Instructor
Contact: Lauren Dalton, Coordinator of Group Exercise firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Laura Sherbondy, Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness email@example.com
*Note: Specialized positions are hired on a rolling basis
General Employment Opportunities in Athletics Game Day Operations
Contact: Abby Ferguson, Coordinator of Athletic Operations, firstname.lastname@example.org