Employment Opportunities

Yates lifeguards pose for a picture.

Yates Field House hires more than a hundred student staff members each academic year for a variety of campus recreation positions. Summer and holiday break opportunities are frequently available for certain positions as well. Please review our list of employment opportunities for more information on each position!

Yates Field House fitness attendants are responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, and fun exercise environment for students and members. Attendants should have a basic knowledge of fitness and exercise. Candidates should be self-motivated and possess excellent communication and customer service skills.

For more information, contact Maegen Stoner.

Certified Group Fitness Instructors teach a wide variety of group fitness classes at Yates Field House. Instructors should have a nationally-recognized Group Fitness Certification (ACE, AFAA, ACSM) and/or additional specialty certification if appropriate (for example: Zumba, Yoga, Mad Dogg Spinning). Instructors must be CPR/AED/First Aid Certified. One or more years of experience teaching Group Fitness classes is desired. Please note that we only accept Mad Dogg Spinning Certifications.

For more information, contact Christie Simoson

IM Officials coordinate and officiate all intramural sports and special events. Officials are responsible for game and equipment set-up, ensure player safety, maintain sportsmanship, and enforce all intramural department policies and procedures. Officials are required to attend necessary sport-specific clinics and meetings as needed. Previous officiating experience is strongly desired but not necessary. Basic rules of various sport events is necessary.

For more information, email intramurals@georgetown.edu

Yates Field House lifeguards ensure safety in the McCarthy Pool area. Lifeguards also monitor access to Yates Field House as main desk clerks and perform other duties are required. Required current certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Lifeguards may be required to attend Yates Field House safety in-service sessions as needed.

For more information, contact Ed Spriggs by calling (202) 687-2487 or emailing at spriggse@georgetown.edu

Yates Customer Service Representatives serve as primary customer-service staff for a variety of student, member, and customer needs. CSRs serve in the Main Office, Front Desk, and ProShop. Job duties include managing membership and class registrations, responding to in-person and phone inquiries, processing sales, patron check-in, and equipment check out. Candidates must have a pleasant personality and great interpersonal skills towards customer service. Attention to detail over a variety of tasks is critical in this position. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is desired. Some weekend work is required.

For more information, contact Tiffani Lewis.

Swim instructors provide instruction for child swim lessons, while also ensuring the safety of all participants. Instructors provide written and verbal evaluations to swim participants and parents/guardians as needed. Candidates must demonstrate skills in swim instructions, and previous professional experience in aquatics instruction is preferred. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification is preferred but not required.

For more information, contact Bethany Bower.

Maintenance Attendants are responsible for maintaining the overall cleanliness and operational capability of Yates Field House. Job duties may include cleaning and lubricating machines, mopping and dusting flooring, vacuuming tennis courts, cleaning pool decks, washing towels, and other maintenance duties as required. Candidates must be able to perform the physical demands of the position.

For more information, contact Ed Spriggs by calling (202) 687-2487 or emailing at spriggse@georgetown.edu.

Certified Personal Trainers design and lead clients through safe and effective individual workouts. They work one-on-one with students and members to help them reach their personal fitness goals and help to promote living a healthy lifestyle. Applicants must carry a current national certification from a reputable certifying organization (for example; ACE, ACSM, NASM, or CSCS), CPR/AED/First Aid certification, be engaging and professional, self-motivated with a passion for helping others, and knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, workout structure, and cueing proper exercise technique/form.

For more information, contact Maegen Stoner.

Certified Health & Wellness Coaches meet one-on-one with clients to evaluate, plan, implement, educate, and engage members in the decision-making process to achieve and maintain health status. They additionally track client progression to ensure the individualized plan meets the client’s needs and facilitate positive behavior change. Certified Health & Wellness Coaches must carry a current Health and Wellness Coaching certification from a reputable agency, be self-motivated, passionate about helping individuals achieve their goals, and have a knowledge of mindfulness-based coaching, motivational interviewing, and listening skills.

For more information, contact Maegen Stoner.