Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Student Positions


The Department of Recreational Sports is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working student employees who enjoy interacting with our student, faculty, staff members and their guests in a positive way. Our members use the recreation facilities to have fun, stay fit, enjoy friendly competition and relieve stress in a clean, healthy environment. Our student staff is an important component in helping us fulfill and achieve our Mission, Vision and Values. In return, the department provides student employees with valuable work experiences at a fair wage. To apply for a student staff position, please complete the following steps:

  • Log in through your college’s career portal through Buckeye Career Network
  • Search “Department of Recreational Sports-Office of Student Life-Ohio State University”
  • Every active or available position within Recreational Sports will be listed after you’ve completed your search.*

*Please note: Positions will not be listed if they do not appear after completing the search.

The following positions are all listed as of 3/19/18:

Outreach Programs: Rec Sports Ambassadors

Member Services

Aquatics: pool operator and lifeguard 

Special Events

Community Programs: Camp Recky


Fitness: Fitness Room Monitors

RPAC Facility Operations



Outdoor Facilities

Student Life Marketing


To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. Ohio State is an EEO/AA employer. 

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To be considered for a student position at The Ohio State University, the applicant must be enrolled at the university on a full-time or part-time basis.