Student Employment

Wichita State University Campus Recreation is one of the largest on-campus employers. Our staff ranges from lifeguards to sport officials, facility staff, and fitness instructors. Student employees play an invaluable role by providing customer service, fun, and safety to our guests. Campus Recreation positions give our employees transferrable skills, life-long learning opportunities, and friendships all within a healthy and active environment.

Currently hiring certified lifeguards.
For more information on a lifeguard position contact Beth Albers at beth.albers@wichita.edu

Recruitment Open House • 11 a.m.-1 p.m., November 5  Heskett Center Lobby

TIMELINE: Apply by November 12 | Interviews November 13-20 |
Notice of Hire November 21-22 | Paperwork November 21-27 | Training TBA
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Attend this hiring recruitment session to receive an application and find out more about jobs offered by Campus Recreation.

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Upholding the values and ideals of Wichita State University, SHOCKS Recreation promotes a purposeful approach to student development providing the perfect complement to your educational experience while at Wichita State. The goal of this program is to prepare student members for lifelong success and leadership opportunities grounded in excellence.

We hire front-line student staff based primarily on attitude, talent, and the ability to work in a cohesive team environment. Team members must be dedicated to creating an environment faithful to customer service and safety.

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, programs and/or activities on the basis of age (40 or over), ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.  *   The University also prohibits retaliation for making a complaint of discrimination or participating in a review of a complaint. See Section 3.19, Prohibition of Retaliation.   *   The University will respond to complaints of unlawful discrimination by completing a review of the complaint as set forth herein. Appropriate corrective action will be taken to prevent recurrence of any discrimination or retaliation, and to remedy the effects of any discrimination or retaliation.   *    Students alleging discrimination based on disability may choose to utilize the procedures outlined in University policy Section 8.10, Students With Disabilities.   *   All individuals participating in a discrimination review process may request reasonable accommodations for a disability through the Office of Disability Services or Human Resources.