Professional Positions

We practice what we preach. We work hard. We push limits. We move fast. We aren’t afraid to fail, and we certainly aren’t afraid to stand out. If this sounds like you, we hope you’ll consider joining our team.

All applications must be submitted on the Jobs at UW website to be considered.

Current Openings

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Marketing & Communications Director, Health & Wellbeing

The Director of Marketing & Communications, Health and Wellbeing, will lead communications for the health and wellbeing theme area within Student Affairs, which is comprised of University Health Services (UHS) and University Recreation & Wellbeing (Rec Well). The health and wellbeing theme area is focused on connecting all students to primary prevention programming, world-class recreation and wellbeing, and evidence-based practices to support their overall health and wellbeing.

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Application closes May 25, 2022 at 11:55 PM.

Coordinator of Aquatics

The Coordinator of Aquatics is a full-time staff employee under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Aquatics. They are responsible for the maintenance and operation of aquatic programing, aquatic event, and safety equipment at Soderholm Family Aquatic Center (Soderholm), Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center (Bakke) pool and Memorial Union Swim Pier. They will provide leadership by creating and managing an aquatic student maintenance team, event operations, equipment inventories, and budget planning. Additionally, this position will directly oversee the pool operations and upkeep at the Bakke pool, as well as provide support at Soderholm as needed. This individual works directly with professional staff, and student staff to coordinate job duties, independently assess problems, and develop solutions.

Primary hours will be Monday – Friday 8am-4:30pm, with the understanding that nights and/or weekends will be required.


Application closes June 3, 2022 at 11:55 PM.

Early Morning Fitness Instructor

This position will be responsible for preparing and teaching an exercise program for active senior women ages 40-85+ at the Lathrop Hall for 5-7 hours a week. The program meets 6:40-7:40 am M-F for dance aerobics, strength, and flexibility classes.



Facilities Technician II

Here in Madison, we believe we are more than a building. We are building a movement. Our vision is to create a culture of healthy habits through inclusion, education, innovation, and connection, and we strive to continue to demonstrate our commitment to inspiring Badgers to play hard, get fit, and live well. As a member of our team, you will support Recreation & Wellbeing’s operations, maintenance, and upkeep of recreational sports facilities and equipment. Your experiences, ideas, and strengths will be valued and leveraged from Day One to deliver mission-driven results. At UW-Madison, we practice what we preach. We work hard. We push limits. We move fast. We aren’t afraid to fail, and we certainly aren’t afraid to stand out. If this sounds like you, we hope you’ll consider applying for our Facilities Technician II position. Thank you and On, Wisconsin!

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This position participates in the delivery of custodial services for Recreation & Wellbeing’s facility services department, provides for the care and cleaning of the division’s facilities and equipment, and ensures cleanliness, orderliness, and safety in assigned areas.

Cleans facilities, removes waste and recycling, and monitors building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours. Ensures cleanliness, orderliness, and safety in assigned areas.

  • 20% Utilizes basic equipment and supplies to clean assigned facility areas and remove waste and recyclables
  • 20% Monitors and secures facility interior and exterior entrances and reports issues to appropriate entities
  • 20% Maintains organization of supply areas and equipment, documents inventory, and requests additional supplies as needed
  • 20% Documents and reports repairs, violations, and pest control needs
  • 20% Maintains clean and clear walkways to ensure they are free of debris, litter, snow, and ice

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Massage Therapist

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide 30, 60, or 90-minute massages to members by appointment
  • Guide members through service offerings and determine which massage would benefit them the most
  • Evaluate members to determine general needs, pain areas or stressed parts of their body
  • Provide a safe and relaxing environment
  • Attend and participant in meetings and training sessionsApply Now

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For more information about submitting your application, please contact our Human Resources Manager Farah Ali at