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Student Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Department of Recreation. If you are interested in a position, please review the options below and contact the corresponding hiring manager.

Department Required Skills

Qualified candidates are able to demonstrate:

  • Commitment to customer service
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrate integrity, ethics, and commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Maintain clean, appropriate and professional attire
  • Commitment to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle
  • Current Fairfield University Student

Recreation Positions

Building Staff

Provide high-level customer service to all RecPlex patrons. Greet patrons, keep the building clean and operating smoothly, check out equipment, and perform other tasks as needed. This is a Federal Work Study Award preferred position. Contact: Brian Kabel (


Provide a safe environment for all bathers. Patrons include open swimmers, high school swimmers, youth aquatic groups, and collegiate club swimmers. Must have a current lifeguard certification with a nationally recognized association. Contact: Brian Kabel (

Group Fitness Instructors

Energetic, encouraging students who have a passion for leading others to establish and maintain healthy lifestyles. Group Exercise Instructors must have extensive knowledge in: proper fitness programming, safety, participant motivation and communication. Nationally recognized group exercise certifications are required.

Club Sports Positions

Club Sports Event Supervisor

Responsible for game day site supervision. Check-in with team officers, game officials, and athletic trainers to be sure everything is ready to go and answer any questions they may have, have game officials complete the proper paperwork, ensure AED and team medical kits are on site, be a presence for the recreation department and club sports program, other duties as assigned. Federal Work Study Award preferred position. Contact: Chelsey Wright (

Intramural Official

Provide a fun yet competitive atmosphere for Fairfield University students. Responsible for officiating various intramural sports, maintaining equipment, and attending mandatory officials trainings. Must have knowledge of various sports and their statistics. Assist in setting up for intramural events. Federal Work Study Award preferred position. Contact: Ethan Godfrey (

Intramural Scorekeeper

Provide accurate scores/times pertaining to various intramural sports. Provide a clear understanding of the rules of various intramural sports. Must attend mandatory training. Must have knowledge of various sports. Provide assistance in setting up for intramural events. Federal Work Study Award preferred position. Contact: Ethan Godfrey (

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