A-Z Index   |   Directories 
Sports & Recreation Home                                                Contact Us                   KSU Home

Facilites & Hours

Fitness Programs

Club Sports

Intramural Sports

Nature Bound

Equipment Checkout

Bike Shop

Department of Sports & Recreation
Kennesaw State University
290 Kennesaw State Univ Rd NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 470-578-3207
Fax: 470-578-2206



The Department of Sports & Recreation employs over 100 student assistants between the Student Recreation Center and the Owls Nest making us one of the largest employers of students on campus. Student employees have major roles in the overall operation of the Rec Center and the Owls Nest. We are looking for dependable and reliable students to help facilitate programs and services that are offered.

Applications for the Rec Center, the Owls Nest and Intramural Sports are available at the SRWC Control Desk or the Sports & Recreation main office located in the Sports and Recreation Admin Trailer behind the SRWC. Applications are located at the Owls Nest as well for positions there. Cover letter and resume are required with the application. Interviews are scheduled on an as needed basis.

Applicants must have excellent customer service skills and positive attitude in serving students and other members. Mandatory meetings are scheduled throughout the semester. Most positions require a minimum of 12 hours per week during fall and spring semesters and a minimum of 6 hours per week during summer. Hours worked range from early mornings to late nights and weekends. Students must be enrolled for at least six credit hours during fall and spring semesters.


Facility Manager - Facility Manager is employed to ensure the safe and efficient use and operation of the facility in the absence of full-time staff. Preference will be given to current student staff at the Student Recreation & Wellness Center that demonstrates good leadership skills and experience.

Control Desk Control Desk staff is employed to ensure authorized access and use of the facility. Also, provides accurate information and answers questions regarding hours of operation, programs, and procedures.

Equipment Checkout Desk Equipment Checkout Desk staff is responsible for checking out/in equipment available for the convenience of the patrons; cleaning, inspecting, and ensuring that all equipment is ready for checkout; reporting any broken or damaged equipment to the facility coordinator.

Fitness Floor Attendant - Fitness floor attendants oversee activities and equipment in the fitness areas.  They may also provide basic knowledge, instruction and encouragement to patrons. For specific requirements, please click here.

Office Assistant The Office Assistant will assists in greeting, screening and referring visitors to the appropriate recreation program and staff.

Technician Maintenance Assistants duties include being familiar with the respective cleaning/maintenance procedures and to carry out cleaning and maintenance of the Student Recreation & Wellness Center facility and equipment based on a daily schedule.

Fitness Staff Leader - The Fitness Staff Leader assists the Fitness Coordinator in the management of the group exercise and personal training programs. For specific requirements, please click here.

Group Fitness Instructors - Group Fitness Instructors lead a variety of group fitness classes for the safe and effective participation of Student Recreation & Wellness Center patrons.  All Group Fitness instructors must possess a nationally recognized, current certification.  For specific requirements, please click here.

Personal Trainers - Personal Trainers deliver personal training services to Kennesaw State University students using the recommended methods of nationally-recognized certifying agencies.  All trainers must hold a nationally recognized, current Personal Training certification.  For specific requirements, please click here.

Sport Supervisor Sport Supervisors will supervise student officials and participants at game sites, tend to injured participants, settle on-field and on-court rule protests when possible. Officiating background is preferred. Candidates typically identified among current intramural sports officials.

Sport Official Sports Officials will officiate various team sports, such as flag football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball, team handball, and dodgeball. Employee selects which sports he/she wishes to officiate. Scorekeeping may also be required. Prior experience preferred but not required. Training sessions provided. Interested students must attend appropriate training sessions.

Scorekeeper Scorekeepers will help supervise the game site by checking in participants, setting up playing field/court, enforcing policies and procedures, as well as keeping the scores for each game/match.

Tennis Court Supervisor - Tennis Court Supervisor will be responsible for checking the tennis courts every 30 minutes to check KSU IDs and take count of the number of patrons. Enforce all guidelines and procedures.

Are you interested in volunteering at events? If you or your organization is interested in helping with our special events, please contact our office at 770-423-6913 to find out which events need volunteers.

Student Recreation Control Desk 470-587-3207

  © 2010 Kennesaw State University.
All rights reserved.