• Student Employment

    University Recreation is one of the largest employers of students on campus. We continue to seek students who are enthusiastic and dedicated, and exemplify professionalism, responsibility and initiative. UREC student employees benefit from an engaging and supportive work environment, where students can gain professional experiences and vital career development skills regardless of their career path.

    Current UREC Student Positions

    • Intramural Sports:  Officials, Program Assistants, IM Sports Manager
    • Fitness and Wellness:  Fitness Specialist, Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Program Assistant, Lead Supervisor
    • Facility Operations:  Facility Assistant, Facility Technician, Facility Supervisor, Building Manager
    • Marketing:  Marketing Assistant, Graphic Designer, Videographer, Photographer
    • Events:  Reservation Assistant, Event Assistant, Event Supervisor, Lead Supervisor
    • West Georgia Outdoors:  WGO Assistant (Climbing Wall and WGO Rental Center), WGO Supervisor and Trip Leader, WGO Manager and Trip Leader

    Currently Hiring:

    • Events Assistants: Provide on-site support for events hosted in the Campus Center by students, faculty, staff and the community
    • Facilities Assistants: Provide support in overseeing access into the facility, maintaining the safety of patrons, monitoring activities and equipment checkout
    • Outdoor Recreation Assistants: Responsible for climbing wall operations and guest service, equipment rentals and adventure trip leadership

    Job Benefits

    • Networking opportunities
    • Management experience
    • On-the-job training
    • Flexible hours
    • On-campus job
    • Transferable skills
    • Opportunity for advancement/raises

    Preferred Skills

    • Collaborative
    • Willingness to learn
    • Hard working
    • Responsible
    • Problem Solver

    Recruitment Information Sessions

    Come learn about all the opportunities and what you need to know to apply and work for UREC at one of our two recruitment sessions. Please bring a resume and cover letter as some areas may host first-round interviews on the spot.

    • October 22 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom
    • October 23 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom

    For questions, please email urec@westga.edu or call 678-839-5500.

     
  • Graduate Assistantships

    Graduate Assistants

    University Recreation at the University of West Georgia awards graduate assistantships in Competitive Sports, Event Operations, Facility Operations, Operations & Student Development, Fitness and Wellness, and Outdoor Recreation designed to provide practical experience and develop exceptional leaders in their field.

    group picture of 2018-2019 UREC graduate assistants

    Currently Hiring:

    Assistantships are 9.5 month appointments with a stipend of $7,600 in addition to full tuition provided with the option to continue work from May - July. Additional funds are allotted each year for professional development opportunities.

    Offers are contingent upon acceptance into a graduate program at UWG. Application information and deadlines for the graduate programs may be found on the UWG Graduate School website.

    Anticipated start date:  Aug. 1, 2020

    Graduate Assistant positions for the 2019-2020 school year: (application links will be posted at a later date)

    • Facility Operations
    • Operations and Student Development
    • Outdoor Recreation

    For more information, contact urec@westga.edu or 678-839-5500.

  • Full-time Professional Staff

    Professional Staff

    University Recreation at the University of West Georgia is comprised of 11 full-time professional staff including a Director, Associate Director of Operations, Associate Director of Programs, Assistant Director of Facilities and Events, Assistant Director of Competitive Sports, Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellness, Assistant Director of Outdoor Education, Business Operations Coordinator, Marketing and Promotions Coordinator,  Facilities Coordinator, and an Events Coordinator.

    Currently Hiring

    For more information, contact urec@westga.edu or 678-839-5500.