Employment Opportunities


Campus Recreation often has part-time jobs available. Check this page frequently to see the latest updates.

Background Check Process

Please note that all offers of employment (both student employees and non-student employees) are contingent upon completing and passing a required background check. The offer of employment may be discontinued at any time if the background check conditions are not met.

USD Student Employees

If you are hired and are a current USD student, please note that most USD students will work an average of 10 hours per week, with a maximum of 25 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters set by University policy. All student employees are required to notify their hiring supervisor if they currently have or receive another on-campus job at any point throughout their employment. 

Available Part Time Positions 

Recreation Facilities & Student Development Coordinator 

The Recreation Facilities Coordinator supports the Senior Assistant Director of Facilities and the Intramural Coordinator with supervision of the Sports Center facility and operations during weeknight and weekend hours. This position is responsible for supporting our student staff development plan and goals. Facility operation responsibilities include: staff recruitment and scheduling, staff supervision, facility safety and security, guest service, facility cleanliness and organization, snack bar operations, kiosk operations, equipment room operations and facility opening/closing. Student development responsibilities include: building connections and relationships with our student team members, following our student development motivation system, issuing corrective documentation to student employees, ensuring that our student employees are meeting and exceeding their outlined goals and projects, and checking in frequently with every student who works during your assigned shifts. Potential special event or tournament supervision may be required outside normal hour of operation. Other responsibilities and projects are as assigned as needed.  


Bachelor’s degree required. Candidates should possess the following abilities: knowledge of recreational sports, experience supervising/training staff, computer skills for Windows, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and *Basic First Aid/CPR/AED certifications. Candidates should also be skilled in the areas of risk management and conflict management, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with outstanding customer service abilities. *Proof of Basic First Aid/CPR/AED certifications required by the 30th day of employment.

We are looking for a team player and someone who is comfortable supervising our student employee team as well as the guests in our facilities.

 Pay: $15 per hour
Start Date: 2/20/16
End Date: 8/28/16 with opportunity for extended contract into subsequent semesters based on performance and departmental needs. We are looking for at least a 5-month commitment.


10-20 hours per week - total weekly hours are based on  departmental needs

Weekend availability:

  • Saturdays/Sundays 9:45 AM – 8:15 PM (this is two separate shifts; opening and then a closing shift, ranging from a 5 to 8 hour shift)

Weeknight availability:  

  • Shifts range from 3 - 11 PM Monday - Friday

*Hours will vary depending on needs of department, special event, holiday/closed times, and schedule of other coordinators. 

To apply, send your resume to gregoryz@sandiego.edu. Call 619-260-8849 for more information.

Recreation Fitness Class Instructors 

Instruct recreation and/or fitness classes in the Campus Recreation department. For credit classes: Develop class syllabus and lesson plans; record and submit student attendance, mid-term and final grades. Maintain a safe and healthy instructional environment; ability to effectively communicate, demonstrate and instruct the skills required of the listed course.


  • Past teaching experience in the related field you are applying for
  • Fitness instruction certification (if applicable to the class you are applying for; required to show proof by first date of employment)
  • Current CPR/First Aid/AED certifications (required to show proof by first date of employment)
  • Personal fitness level necessary to teach the assigned course

Pay is set at $20/hour. Dates of classes are 1/25/16 - 5/9/16 unless otherwise indicated.

Classes available SPRING 2016 (NOTE: we cannot change class days/times):

  1. CUrrently we have no open instructor positions for spring 2016. 

We do not hold resumes for future positions.

To apply, please send your resume along with three professional references to Serena Gandara (serenaboyd@sandiego.edu).

Intramural Sports Officials

USD IM Sports is hiring sports officials for the Spring 2016 Intramural season. We have openings in football, soccer, volleyball, softball, and basketball. No officiating experience is necessary, but knowledge of the sport is required. Paid training provided.

To apply, send your resume to bservetnick@sandiego.edu. Call 619-260-4275 for more information.

USD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees are required to complete a background screening test.

Contact Information

Campus Recreation
Sports Center 102
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4533
Fax: (619) 260-2312

Office Hours

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.