Are you interested in making a difference? Do you want to be part of the largest student employee team on Campus that is passionate about enhancing the lifestyles of healthy living for the UAB community and beyond?

The UAB University Recreation offers a variety of positions with flexible hours, practical work experience and a fun work environment, all with a great on-campus location. Other benefits of employment within University Recreation include:

  • 10% off Outdoor Equipment rentals
  • 10% off PowerZone items
  • One Intramural fee waived each semester
  • 5 Free F45 passes
  • 2 Free monthly guest passes
  • Free CPRO recertification during employment
  • Occasional Program Discounts
  • Job promotion opportunities

University Recreation is the largest student employer on campus, with over 200 student employees running the day-to-day operations of our facilities, programs and services. With positions ranging from lifeguarding to member services, you will find your place with UAB URec. Explore all available positions below and apply today!

Please note that all positions are posted on Hire-A-Blazer and all applications must be submitted via the Handshake portal.

Positions with University Recreation:

Camp Counselor - Youth Programming

Camp Counselor - Youth Programming

Position Overview

  • Execute day-to-day operations of camp program.
  • Manage a fun and safe environment for children.
  • Lead games, crafts, and other camper activities.

View Job Description

Apply Here

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Facility Operations - Operations Attendant

Facility Operations - Operations Attendant

Position Overview

  • Responsible for allowing proper patrons to enter the facility, enforcing policies, issuing towels and equipment issue.
  • Responsible for maintaining day to day operation of facility, including the fitness center by providing a safe clean, and inclusive environment for all students and members.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of facility (including the fitness center), enforcing policies and procedures throughout the building, and assisting any customer service concerns.

View Job Description

Apply Here

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Member Services - Membership Attendant

Member Services - Membership Attendant

Position Overview

  • Execute day-to-day operations of the Membership Services Desk
  • Assist with handling and selling Memberships to the UAB Community
  • Assist in selling services such as personal training and massage packages

View Job Description

Apply Here

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Aquatics - Lifeguard

Aquatics - Lifeguard

Position Overview

  • Respond to all medical and non-medical emergencies in the aquatics area
  • Perform all necessary lifeguarding skills as certified by American Red Cross
  • Assist in set up, tear down, group management, and swim testing (when applicable) for varied aquatic events

View Job Description

Apply Here

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Jenny Knejfl.

Outdoor Pursuits - Outdoor Pursuits Attendant

Outdoor Pursuits - Outdoor Pursuits Attendant

Position Overview

  • Manage a safe and fun environment at the climbing wall
  • Provide customer service in the Outdoor Pursuits Rental Center
  • Maintain quality of all rental equipment

View Job Description

Apply Here

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Competitive Sports - Intramural Official

Competitive Sports - Intramural Official

Position Overview

  • Officiate and enforce intramural policies at all intramural sports and events
  • Manage a fun, safe, and inclusive environment for all competitive sports participants
  • Monitor nightly practices for Club Sports

View Job Description

Apply Here

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Marketing - Social Media (Unpaid Internship)

Marketing - Social Media (Unpaid Internship)

Position Overview

  • Create, schedule, and post engaging content for all major social media platforms
  • Develop social media campaigns for URec facilities, programs, services, and special events
  • Assist with monitoring social media channels and responding to any inquires

View Job Description

Apply Here

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Marketing - Graphic Designer (Work Study Only)

Marketing - Graphic Designer (Work Study Only)

Position Overview

  • Create engaging print and digital marketing assets
  • Assist with scheduling content for digital signage and social media
  • Assist with distributing printed marketing assets

View Job Description

Apply Here

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Marketing - Photographer/Videographer (Work Study or Unpaid Internship)

Position Overview

  • Capture engaging photos and/or videos to support the creative process of marketing content for all URec facilities, programs, service, and special events including
  • Assist with maintaining a consistent identity of University Recreation by following the departmental brand guidelines while meeting University‚Äôs marketing requirements
  • Think creatively and develop a robust photo and video library for printed and digital content

View Job Description Apply Here

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

URec Student Employee Learning Outcomes:

  • As a result of working for University Recreation, student employees will develop a sense of community by building relationships through effective communication and teamwork to foster resiliency.
  • As a result of working for University Recreation, student employees will be able to demonstrate decision making and problem solving skills acquired through trainings, experiences, and evaluations.
  • As a result of working for University Recreation, student employees will be able to demonstrate professionalism by holding themselves and their coworkers accountable.
  • As a result of working for University Recreation, student employees will be given opportunities for professional development to prepare them for future career.

In alignment with the UAB Division of Student Affairs, University Recreation is committed to the professional development of our student staff and leaders.
Students working for University Recreation will be equipped with many of the following Career Ready Competencies:

  • Professionalism
  • Practical Leadership & Management
  • Cultural Humility & Global Fluency
  • Civic Identity & Commitment to Service
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Technology

IMG 4086