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.

Student Employment Application Form - Coming Soon

Current UREC Student Positions (2016-2017)

  • Business Operations: Administration Assistant
  • Intramural Sports: Officials, Program Assistants, IM Sports Manager
  • Fitness and Wellness:  Fitness Attendant, Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer
  • Facility Operations:  Facility Assistant, Facility Technician, Facility Supervisor, Facility Manager
  • Marketing:  Marketing Assistant, Social Media Assistant, Graphic Designer, Videographer
  • Events:  Reservation Assistant, Event Assistant, Event Supervisor
  • West Georgia Outdoors:  WGO Assistant, WGO Climbing Wall Supervisor, WGO Rental Center Supervisor, WGO Trip Leader

West Georgia Outdoors is currenting hiring for WGO Assistants and WGO Trip Leaders
Please click here to search for current student job openings at UWG

Graduate Assistantships

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

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 here:
UWG Graduate School

GA position descriptions and application form can be found below.  University Recreation will be hiring graduate assistant positions for the 2017-2018 school year (start date August 1, 2017):

Graduate Assistant Application Form
Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Current GA opening for Fall 2017
Position Descriptions