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!

*Please note - "Students who have a Resident Assistant or Internship position which provides free room may not work in another campus job during the academic year."

Click here for the Employment Application

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

We are only accepting application for the Lifeguard position only.  Our next full application period will be in October 2019 for employment to begin in January 2020.  We encourage you to check back in October and submit an application at that time.  

Any questions should be directed to Justin Fletcher, Assistant Director, Aquatics & Student Development at jfletch1@ashland.edu or 419-207-6375.

Employment Opportunities and Position Descriptions

Hiring Dates and Timeline

We are currently only accepting application for Lifeguards.   Our next full hiring process will open in October 2019 for employment to begin in January 2020.  We encourage you to submit an application at tha time.  

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 Ashland University Career Connect at www.ashland.edu/career.

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 Justin Fletcher, Assistant Director, Aquatics & Student Development at jfletch1@ashland.edu  

Rec Center Hours

Fall Hours

August 24th-December 12th

Facility Hours

Mon - Thu: 6am-11pm

Friday: 6am-10pm

Sat: 10am-10pm

& Sun: Noon-10pm

Pool Hours

Mon - Thu: 11am-2pm/6-10pm

Friday:11am-2pm/6-9pm

Sat: Noon-9pm

Sun: 2-9pm

Climbing Wall Hours

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun: 3-8pm



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