Program Area Positions

There are no deadlines to apply to work at Campus Rec, as we accept applications on a rolling basis. However peak hiring times include August/September for the Fall, January/February for Spring, and April for the Summer. Choose up to two program areas of interest within your application. If one or both units are not currently hiring, your application will stay on file and reviewed when positions become available.

Important Information

  • Social security card or passport will be required upon offer of employment.
  • Applications are active for one academic year and will expire June 30.

Application Instructions

Step 1. Online Information Session

This pre-employment presentation details what to expect during the application process, available positions including special requirements or skills needed, instructions for what to include in your application, and even tips for writing a resume and cover letter. Please complete the information session carefully as applications that do not meet minimum requirements will not be considered.

Applicants with a University ID: Information session will save once it has been graded, even if you don’t submit your application. You will be able to log back in and continue your application without completing the information session again.

Applications without a University ID: Information session will not be saved; therefore if you do not complete the information session and submit your application at the same time, you will have to complete the information session again in order to submit an application.

Step 2. Submit an Online Application

Once you have completed the online session, you will be given access to the online application. Remember you must include a resume and cover letter with your application.

Paper applications are not accepted.

Step 3. Interview

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the respective unit to schedule a date and time for the interview. Due to the large number of applications, not every applicant will receive an interview.

Resume and Cover Letter

Need help with your resume or cover letter?
Campus Recreation and the Career Center have teamed up to supply you with all the resources you need to exceed in your job search.

QUICK TIP: Address your cover letter to Angela Reggans.

Reapplying at Campus Rec

If you would like to reapply for employment with Campus Recreation, you can do so here, login. You’ll need to update your availability, semester applying to, resume and cover letter, and unit preferences before resubmitting.

Disability Accommodation for Applicants to Campus Rec

Campus Recreation is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the alternative email address below to contact us about your interest in employment at campusrecemployment@illinois.edu, or you may send your resume to campusrecemployment@illinois.edu, or you can call us at (217) 333-4066.

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