UMass Boston

Student Employment

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Research shows students who work on campus have higher grades, are more engaged and more likely to graduate on time.

Recreation hires student employees to operate the facilities and programs in five different areas; Fitness and Wellness, Intramural Sports, Informal Recreation, Member Services, and Communication. Our student employees play a key role in providing the highest quality and most dependable service to the customers/participants. We are looking for the best students to fulfill a number of roles that share the same values that guide and govern us;

  • Respect
  • Positive attitude
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Clear communication 
  • Continuous improvement

Recreation positions and job descriptions.

Position Job Description  Apply Status


Facility Student Supervisor Rec Supervisor Application OPEN
Facilities Facility Cleaning Attendant Cleaner Application OPEN

Member Services

Member Service Attendant (Door Attendant) MSA Application OPEN


Graphics Designer/Social Media Specialist Social Media Specialist Application  CLOSED but accepting


Photographer/Videographer Photo & Video Application CLOSED but accepting

Fitness & Wellness                  

Fitness Attendant Fitness Application OPEN

Fitness & Wellness

Group Fitness Instructor Group Fitness Application OPEN (must possess current certification in order to apply: ACE, ACSM, AFAA, Yoga Alliance, etc.)

Fitness & Wellness

Personal Trainer Personal Trainer Application OPEN (must possess current certification in order to apply: ACSM, NSCA, CSCS, NASM, ACE, etc.)

Informal Recreation

Ice Skating Instructor Ice Skating Instructor Application OPEN for Fall 24

Informal Recreation

Informal Recreation Attendant Informal Rec Application OPEN for Fall 24

Intramural Sports

Intramural Sports Official Intramural Sports Application OPEN for Fall 24