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UREC Student Employment

University Recreation employs over 700 students each year. There is an array of job opportunities within the department, ranging from lifeguards to office assistants to intramural sports officials and more!


UREC Student Employee Recognition


UREC's Mission: We are the playground for App State students developing strength in body, mind, and character.


To get an idea of the employment options check out the area job descriptions below:

Administrative Positions Outdoor Program Positions
Aquatics Positions Intramural Sports Positions
Fitness Positions Informal Recreation Positions
Facility Technician Positions  

Benefits of Working for University Recreation

  • Flexible hours - you can work around your class schedule.
  • A great atmosphere, fun people and a healthy environment.
  • Develop work experience while still in school.
  • An opportunity for public interaction.
  • Leadership opportunities where responsibilities and communication skills are learned.
  • Provide job opportunities for students who desire to work and/or need income.
  • A great location-right in the heart of campus.

Download: UREC Application

Completed applications should be submitted via email to:

Kimberly Anthony
Student Recreation Center
150 Bodenheimer Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
anthonykr@appstate.edu