Employment Opportunities

Recreation advertises jobs for students in Bullseye — an online service that makes it easy for UB students to connect with employers. If you are looking for a job in Recreation, we encourage you to sign up with Bullseye so you can begin to work where you play. 

Employment Positions

CPR Instructor

Job Description

The CPR Instructor job entails creativity and the ability to follow standard BLS (Basic Life Support) curriculum. The instructor should have practice experience in performing the skills taught and the ability to communicate the skills in a clear and precise manner.

Preferably, instructors should have at least 1 year of experience in teaching or training others, although this is not required because we do offer training. 

Facilities Monitor

Job Description

Monitors perform a variety of duties overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Recreation Facilities. Work may include monitoring various events, frequent moderate lifting up to 40 pounds, carrying, standing and/or sitting for long periods of time, bending, stooping and reaching. Must maintain policies and procedures and have excellent customer service skills.

Group Fitness Instructor

Job Description

A Group Fitness Instructor is responsible for leading group fitness classes ranging from yoga to zumba to spinning. This includes counting, cueing, organizing choreography and much more. Duties include providing a safe and fun environment, promoting knowledge of proper group fitness components and providing excellent customer service.

Already having an instructor certification is preferred, but we can help you become certified! 

Intramural Official

Job Description

Officiate Intramural Team Sports which may include: Flag Football, Basketball, Softball, Floor Hockey, Roller Hockey, Dodgeball, Soccer, Volleyball, and other Seasonal Team Sports. Work under the supervision of the Student Head Official along with Assistant Director for Intramurals`(ADI). Attendance is required for the mandatory training and evaluation sessions. Students sports officiating is a seasonal employment opportunity with scheduling based on weekly performance evaluations. All employees must read and sign the Declaration of Commitment in the Intramural Employee Handbook once they have decided to begin work for UB Intramurals.

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

Job Description

Responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies. Must have American Red Cross Lifeguard Training & First Aid, American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Pre-employment testing of lifeguarding skills and knowledge. Must enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations.

The Swim Instructor is responsible for instructing all swim lesson participants. We offer private and group swim lessons. Must have knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate skills as required for class content and use teaching aids such as kickboards, diving rings, life jackets, etc. Must have the ability to positively interact with the general public. Previous aquatic experience is preferred. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification is required.