Employment Opportunities

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Looking for a job? At the Rec Center, we do not offer “jobs,” we provide opportunities for growth, development and fun. Develop a sense of responsibility, gain valuable work experience to enhance your resume and earn money at the same time!


Click here for the Employment Application

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Department of Recreational Services!

We are accepting applications now!

Applications for Fall Applications due July 2nd

Any questions should be directed to the Department of Recreational Services at recservices@ashland.edu or 419.289.5440.

Employment Opportunities and Position Descriptions

Hiring Dates and Timeline

07/02/2021 Fall 2021 Employment Applications Deadline
09/27/2021 Spring 2022 Employment Application Opens
10/19/2021 Spring 2022 Employment Application Deadline


Employment Q&A's

Do I have to be certified in First Aid, CPR and AED to apply?

No, applicants are not required to be certified in these areas. For any applicants hired who are not fully certified, they must attend a Red Cross certification course on campus (lifeguards have different requirements).

Are there other employment opportunities on campus?

Yes, there are numerous opportunities for student employment on campus. They can be found using Handshake through the Career Center for Life Calling.

Do all parts of the application need to be filled out to be considered for an interview?

All required application materials must be submitted in order to considered for employment (resume, cover letter, three references).  Specific information that incoming freshman and transfer students do not know yet (ID number, etc.) can be understandably omitted.  Contact us for specific questions.

Questions can be directed to Recreational Services at recservices@ashland.edu

Rec Center Summer Hours

May 7, 2021-August 27, 2021

Mon-Fri: 9am-8pm

Sat/Sun: 1-7pm

Pool Hours

Mon-Fri: 11am-1pm/4-6pm

Sat/Sun: 1-4pm

Climbing Wall Hours


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