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Recreational Services

Recreational Services
Kansas State University
101 Peters Rec Complex
1831 Olympic Drive
Manhattan, KS 66506


Student Staff Positions

Employment requirements

 A variety of student employment opportunities are available with Recreational Services. Positions are filled by students who are currently enrolled at Kansas State University. Students must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours during the fall or spring semester. For summer employment, a student must

  • have been enrolled in no fewer than 6 hours in the past spring semester, or
  • be pre-enrolled in the upcoming fall semester in no fewer than 6 hours, or
  • be enrolled in the summer semester for any number of credit hours, or
  • be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester.

Incoming freshmen and transfer students are eligible to apply for positions before arriving on campus. Graduate assistants are not eligible for employment.

Student hourly wages begin at $7.25 per hour or more, depending on the position. Employees are eligible for a step increase at the beginning of each semester, provided they work the minimum number of hours required and have an above satisfactory work evaluation.

NOW HIRING for the following positions:

Fitness Staff

Group Fitness Instructor

Group Fitness instructors teach a variety of fitness sessions for K-State students and facility cardholders. Group Fitness is a unique leadership opportunity to promote physical activity and well-being to many participants. Session offerings range from traditional land and aqua fitness to mind-body such as Yoga. All instructors are required to complete a semester-long in-house training program, take a written examination, and audition for hire. Upon hire, instructors will co-teach for one semester with an experienced instructor. Within one semester of hire, group fitness instructors are required to obtain national certification. CPR certification is also required. 

For more information regarding hiring dates and information, contact Megan Maransani at maransani@k-state.edu or call 532-6980. 

Building Staff

Maintenance Assistant

The facility maintenance assistant is responsible for the general repair and maintenance of Recreation Complex equipment. The employee is also responsible for the normal upkeep and cleanliness of the weight and cardiovascular equipment.

Apply here.