Applications for fall positions are now open.

Applications for positions will start to open June 22, 2021. Most positions will be posted for 45 days.

Campus Recreation has a wide range of employment, volunteer and work-study opportunities. Positions may become available for the following departments:

Membership Services
Fitness & Wellness
Intramural Sports
Sport Western
Aquatics
Sports Information
Event Staff and Mustangs TV
 

Job postings can be found online NOW at:

Human Resources site
Work Study site

*Work Study students are hired throughout the year and summer positions will be open in August. Anyone interested in a Work Study position can find postings on the work study job bank

 

TIMELINES WILL BE DIFFERENT for 2021-22, due to the current pandemic.

Positions are now posted on the Western Human Resources site.

Membership Services Hiring Timeline: 

  • June : Membership Services postings open
  • July: Interviews and reference checks
    Positions Available:
    Membership Services Shift Leader Western Sport & Recreation is looking for a motivated individual to play an important leadership role in the Membership Services team by providing supervision and direction to the membership services associates. We seek leaders who exemplify excellent customer service, strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability ensure our policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to. Shift Leaders oversee mentoring and training of associates, performance management on shift, and act as the point of contact for emergencies and incidents in our facility. The ideal candidate will be a positive and responsive individual with a professional demeanor who is dedicated to providing the best possible customer experience while modeling appropriate behaviours essential to fostering an inclusive and equitable community at Western.
    Membership Services Associate Western Sport and Recreation is seeking passionate and active individuals to join our Campus Recreation team as Membership Services Associates. Our associates are “on the floor”, accessible and visible throughout the Western Student Recreation Centre while delivering exceptional customer experience and ensuring a welcoming and safe environment. Associates provide customer service to our members and guests at our Welcome Desk, our Equipment Services Desk, and throughout program areas in our facility. Membership Services Associates are key contributors in cultivating a sense of community within the Rec Centre and supporting the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring our services meet the wholistic needs of the community.   

Fitness & Wellness Hiring Timeline:

  • June applications open
  • July: Interviews and reference checks

    Positions Available:
Team Leader Group Fitness The team leader for Group Fitness is a positive, motivated, athletic individual that seeks to share their knowledge and passion for health & wellness with others. This individual’s strong interpersonal skills will be necessary to develop and mentor other individuals interested in becoming fitness instructors. This team leader must have strong written and verbal communication skills as they are responsible for liaising important information to our clients and the other Sport and Recreation team members. Team Leaders are a key contributor in cultivating a sense of community within the Rec Centre that is supportive of building a thriving and equitable campus. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring classes met the wholistic needs of the community.
Fitness Instructors Level 1-3 Campus Recreation is seeking passionate Fitness Instructors who aim to inspire, encourage and educate our members to become the best version of themselves. Instructors must be knowledgeable and passionate fitness professionals with the ability to lead and educate individuals of all abilities. Instructors are responsible for developing new and unique chorography, with a deep consideration for ensuring the health and safety of all. Fitness Instructors will be a key contributor in cultivating a sense of community within the Rec Centre that is supportive of building a thriving and equitable campus. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring classes met the wholistic needs of the community.
Team Leader Personal Training Western Sport and Recreation is seeking a dynamic and knowledgeable leader to mentor new staff members and coordinate on going staff development programs. The Team Leader of Personal Training, under the direction of the Campus Recreation Manager, will assist with the supervision and development of the Personal Trainer team. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, as the lead liaison in providing exceptional service to clients and work alongside the other Sport and Recreation team members to achieve the goals of Campus Recreation. Team Leaders are a key contributor in cultivating a sense of community within the Rec Centre that is supportive of building a thriving and equitable campus. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring classes met the wholistic needs of the community.
Personal Trainer  Western Sport & Recreation is looking for experienced and passionate leaders who are able to provide our members with the motivation, knowledge and one-on-one training to set and achieve their personal health and fitness goals. Personal Trainers will be responsible for designing personalized plans to meet the unique and specific needs and abilities of each client, with a deep consideration for ensuring the health and safety of all. Personal Trainers will be a key contributor in cultivating a sense of community within the Rec Centre that is supportive of building a thriving and equitable campus. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring classes met the wholistic needs of the community.
Fitness Centre Attendant Western Sport and Recreation is seeking passionate, active individuals to join our Campus Recreation team. Fitness Centre Attendants key role is to provide front line supervision for the Fitness Center. The Fitness Centre Attendant will report to the Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness and work to support the daily operations of the Student Fitness Centre while modeling appropriate behaviours essential to fostering an inclusive and equitable community at Western. Successful candidates must have a strong knowledge of our equipment and Fitness Centre policies, as they will be responsible for the orientation of our new members and keeping all members safe. Fitness Centre Attendants are a key contributor in cultivating a sense of community within the Rec Centre that is supportive of building a thriving and equitable campus. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring classes met the wholistic needs of the community.
Fitness Centre Shift Leader The Shift Leader of the Fitness Centre assist with the supervision and development of the Fitness Centre attendant team. These dynamic leaders will mentor new staff members and coordinate on going staff development programs. We seek leaders who exemplify excellent customer service, strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability ensure our policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to. Shift Leaders oversee mentoring and training of associates, performance management on shift, and act as the point of contact for emergencies and incidents in our facility. The ideal candidate will be a positive and responsive individual with a professional demeanor who is dedicated to providing the best possible customer experience while modeling appropriate behaviours essential to fostering an inclusive and equitable community at Western. Team Leaders are a key contributor in cultivating a sense of community that is supportive of building a thriving and equitable campus. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring classes met the wholistic needs of the community.

Intramural Sports Hiring Timeline: 

  • June - July All Intramural Sports Team Leader & Convener postings open
  • August & September: Interviews and reference checks
  • June - August All Intramural Sports Officials postings open
  • August & September: Interviews and reference checks

Positions Available:

Intramural Sports Convener Intramural Sports Convener The Intramural Sports Convener position serves as part of a student leadership team that is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive intramural sports program. The Intramural Sports Convenor is responsible for curating high quality, safe, inclusive intramural sports program while ensuring the delivery is focused on a fun-first sport experience. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring the games held in those spaces meet the wholistic needs of the community.
Intramural Sports Ice Hockey Official Intramural Sports Ice Hockey Officials are responsible for creating an inviting atmosphere in a competitive, yet safe, environment. Officials must have strong interpersonal and communication skills their main responsibility is to implement the Intramural Sports policies and playing rules in order to ensure an appropriate level of control, fairness, and safety. Officials serve as ambassadors of safe play by modelling a positive attitude on-site and good sportsmanship, and always be striving to improve their officiating skills. The Intramural Sports Ice Hockey Officials will be a key contributor in cultivating a sense of community amongst participants that is supportive of building a thriving and equitable campus. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring the space and games held in those spaces meet the wholistic needs of the community.
Intramural Sports Officials Intramural Sports Officials are responsible for creating an inviting atmosphere in a competitive, yet safe, environment. Officials must have strong interpersonal and communication skills their main responsibility is to implement the Intramural Sports policies and playing rules in order to ensure an appropriate level of control, fairness, and safety. Officials serve as ambassadors of safe play by modelling a positive attitude on-site and good sportsmanship, and always be striving to improve their officiating skills. All Intramural Sports Officials will be a key contributor in cultivating a sense of community amongst participants that is supportive of building a thriving and equitable campus. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring the space and games held in those spaces meet the wholistic needs of the community.
Intramural Sports Team Leader

The Intramural Sports Team Leader position serves as part of a student leadership team that is responsible for the successful operation of the Intramural Sports program as a whole, with primary focus on management and development of their staff (Intramural Sports Conveners). The Intramural Sports Team Leader’s performance is measured by their ability to build a staff team capable of delivering a high quality, safe, inclusive and fun-first sport experience. The Intramural Sports Team Leader will be a key contributor in cultivating a sense of community amongst team members and students that is supportive of building a thriving and equitable campus. This role will support the University’s mission to build an equitable and thriving campus by fostering inclusivity and ensuring the space and games held in those spaces meet the wholistic needs of the community 

Aquatics Hiring Timeline: 
  • June: Aquatics postings open
  • July /August : Interviews and reference checks

    Positions Available:
Aquatics Head Guard Western Sport & Recreation is looking for passionate and motivated leaders to play a pivotal leadership role in the Aquatics team by providing supervision, development and mentorship to the Instructor/Lifeguard team. We seek leaders who exemplify excellent customer service, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to ensure sport & recreation policies and safety procedures are implemented and adhered to. The Head Guard will report to the Program Coordinator- Aquatics and work to support the daily operations of the Aquatics department while acting as the first point of contact for facility emergencies or incident management. The ideal candidate will be a positive and responsive individual with a professional demeanor who is dedicated to providing the best possible aquatic experience to the Western community while modeling appropriate behaviours essential to fostering an inclusive and equitable community at Western.
Aquatics Instructor/Lifeguard  Western Sport & Recreation is looking for passionate and motivated individuals to join our Aquatics team as Aquatics Instructor/Lifeguards. Aquatic Instructors monitor all programs in the pool facility to ensure a high level of safety for all participants and respond quickly to all emergency situations while administering first aid care as needed. The Instructor/Lifeguard reports to the Head Guard and delivers high quality instruction in swimming lessons for children, youth and adults. The ideal candidate will be a positive and responsible individual who is dedicated to providing the best possible aquatic experience to the Western community while modeling appropriate behaviours essential to fostering an inclusive and equitable community at Western.

Sports Information Hiring:

Sports Information & Communications Student Coordinator

The Sports Information & Communications Student Coordinator is responsible for a variety of initiatives that support the goals and mandate of the Sports Information area (Sports & Recreation). This role is responsible for helping to ensure complete coverage of Mustangs games and programming. Excellent writing skills is required as this position will be drafting social media and web coverage for individual team games.

Sport Statistician Coordinator

Working with Sports and Recreation, the Sports Statistician Coordinator (Student) is responsible for handling statistical duties at various Mustangs home events using the StatCrew program. The position is responsible for entering statistics at assigned games, on the website, and ensuring they are accurate for use by the OUA, CIS, and media.



Event Staff & Mustangs TV:

Mustang Event Staff Western University is one of the best athletic programs in the country and this exciting opportunity is a chance to be a part of the Mustangs Athletic team As a member of the Events Staff team you will report to the Event Manager and Gameday coordinators and will work all Sports Games and other scheduled special events. Events staff members are responsible for providing a safe and enjoyable event for our athletes, alumni and spectators while ensuring our venues and spaces meet the wholistic needs of our community

Mustang TV Western University has one of the best athletic programs in the country and this is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the Western Mustangs team. As part of the team, you will assist with streaming all Mustangs sports, special events, and convocation ceremonies on Mustangs TV and local television networks. If you are interested in sports and video production then this role will provide you a hands-on work experience in all area of TV production.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job postings can be found online at:

Human Resources site
Work Study site

To view Student Roles, once into the Western HR site, click on 'Student' in the upper left hand corner.