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The Recreational Sports & Services (RSS) team is comprised of many dedicated people, including over 250 student staff, 7 graduate assistants, and 20 professional staff. We are the #2 student employer at SIU!

Are you interested in joining the RSS team? Whether you are looking for an on-campus job or a graduate assistantship, RSS has a wide variety of experiences that are bound to meet your needs and help you achieve your goals. This is a place to learn and develop professional skills, meet new people, build your resume, and grow as a student within a positive, friendly, and supportive environment.

Read the information below to find out more about these opportunities:

    Current Opening for an Assessment Assistant - Apply Now Online   
        View the Job Description


 Current Graduate Assistantship Openings. Deadline to apply is December 15, 2016.

Graduate Assistantship    
Hours per week    
Start Date    
Aquatics & Safety Programs/Facilities    20 January 2017
Competitive Sports/Special Events 20 January 2017


    Summer 2017 Hiring Blitz will be held April 17 – 20, 2017



Recreational Sports and Services is excited to announce a new way to hire our student employees! We will be providing an “RSS HIRING BLITZ” three times a year to hire the students that we need to work for us. On-line applications will be available to complete only during certain times through the year. The Hiring Blitz Schedule for 2016/17 is as follows:

Dates You can Apply
Blitz Period (Hiring for What Time Period)   
April 17 - 20, 2017    Summer 2017 employment
July 17 - 20, 2017 Fall 2017 employment
TBD    Spring 2018 employment


Please note that all applications must be completed in full. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applications can only be taken on-line. No hand-written applications will be accepted.

Recreational Sports and Services will keep your application active for 1 year unless you request removal. If your contact information changes, if you gain additional work experience or earn additional certifications that may enhance your application, please bring that information to the RSS Administrative Office or submit a new application.

Student Employment Questions:
Linda Floro, Student Employment and Contracts, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 618-453-2585