Campus Recreation Student Employment

Campus Recreation student worker

Employment with the Campus Recreation and Wellness department means you are helping your fellow students enjoy the various sports, fitness programs, and outdoor activities WCU offers. Please review the requirements and job descriptions for each position. Several positions have certification requirements that are a condition of either hire or employment. If it is a condition of hire, then the applicant must already have the certification at the time of application submittal. If it is a condition of employment, if hired the applicant must have the certification by the first day on the job.

Please also keep in mind that each application is reviewed following specific criteria for each position to determine who will move on to our interview rounds. The quality of your application materials and their contents are essential to your success as a candidate.  

CRW student staff positions may require working during mornings, nights, weekends, and university breaks.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit all of the listed materials completed in full and on time for employment consideration. Incomplete applications are not accepted. Submit all applications materials via the Jobcat website.  For more information, please contact Campus Recreation & Wellness at (828) 227-7069 or email

Hiring Process Timeframe

Application Review: March 28th and 29th

1st Stage Interviews: March 31st

2nd Stage Interviews: April 6th, 7th, 10th, and 11th.

List of Positions for Summer and Fall 2017:

  • Adventure Shop Specialist
  • Certified Lifeguard 
  • Certified Personal Trainer 
  • Climbing Wall Apprentice
  • Design Assistant 
  • Field Technician
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Intramural Sport Official
  • Office Assistant 
  • Peer Educator
  • Recreation Assistant
  • CRC Supervisor (Internal Only)
  • Intramural Sport Supervisor (Internal Only)
  • Club Sport Supervisor (Internal Only)

Complete List of Job Descriptions

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