How to Apply

Apply for an entry level position by filling out this application.

Applications are only accepted and reviewed from October 1 to November 1 and March 1 to April 1 each year.  Upon receipt, applicants will be contacted to schedule a group interview in early November and early April.

Note: Prospective sports officials for intramural sports can apply at any time during the year. See below for more detail.

Entry-Level Positions: Job Responsibilities

  • Facility Monitor–The facility monitor is responsible for securing the recreation center by screening who enters, distributing equipment, answering a broad range of questions, and serving as a key role in response to facility emergencies.
  •  Fitness Assistant–The fitness assistant is responsible for maintaining a safe environment within the fitness center by conducting regular checks of the activity space and equipment, answering questions related to equipment use, and enforcing our exercise safety guidelines.
  • Lifeguard–The primary responsibility of a lifeguard is to ensure patron safety by maintaining a safe and secure environment. American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and passing a basic rescue skills test is required.
  • Climbing Assistant–The climbing assistant must ensure the safe set-up and operation of the wall by enforcing our safety guidelines and procedures. They must also serve as a climbing facilitator for patrons of a broad variety of skill levels.
  • Sports Official–Prospective employees may apply to become a sports official at anytime during the academic year. Applications, found here, will be reviewed and applicants informed about attending a scheduled training session just prior to the start of each league. We hire sports officials for basketball, football, floor hockey, and soccer. It is expected that applicants will attend the appropriate training sessions. Email recreation@lafayette.edu for more information.