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Campus Recreation Student Employment

CRW Student Employees group photo Fall 2023


Employment with the Campus Recreation and Wellness department means you are helping your fellow students enjoy the various sports, fitness programs, and outdoor activities offered at WCU.

Please review the requirements and job descriptions for each position as several positions have certification requirements that are a condition of either hire or employment.

If it is a condition of hire, then the applicant must already have the certification at the time of application submission. If it is a condition of employment, if hired the applicant must have the certification by the first day on the job.


How to Apply

Applicants must apply for all student employment jobs at WCU online through Human Resources. Each candidate will be required to upload a current resume, and with the option of uploading copies of their certifications.

Below are the steps to take to apply online:

  1. Navigate to
  2. Select the button "Log In" on the left side toolbar
  3. Select the purple button "Current Employee and Student Log In" and enter your WCU credentials.
  4. Once logged in, select "Search Student Jobs" on the left side toolbar.
  5. Select the job title that you are applying for.
  6. Select "Apply for this Job" at top of the screen.
  7. Complete the application and hit submit.

For more information, please contact Campus Recreation & Wellness at (828) 227.7069 or email

Applications Are Open: March 1st - March 20th

  • The process begins with an application period, where applicants can submit their application (see How to Apply Section above).
  • CRW will be hiring for the following positions:
      • Adventure Shop Specialist
      • Climbing Wall Technician
      • Fitness Assistant
      • Group X Instructor
      • Intramural Official
      • Housekeeper
      • Lifeguard
      • Personal Trainer
      • Recreation Assistant
      • Swim Instructor
  • See theJob Descriptions for each position when you log into

Application Review

  • The CRW Hiring Committee will grade and rank applicants based on their application.
  • Please visit the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) in Reid Gym for help with your application. We will use the CCPD's Professional Handbook as our rubric for grading.
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