Student Employment

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The Herbert Wellness Center is a student-run facility and therefore one of the largest student employers on the Coral Gables campus. A wide variety of student employee positions are available, each with its own set of responsibilities, expectations and learning outcomes.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a student employee for the Department of Wellness and Recreation.

Working at the Herbert Wellness Center

  • Must be a UM student enrolled in at least 6 credits (undergraduate) or 1 credit (graduate). First year law students must get permission from the Dean of Students to work on campus.
  • Be a role model for the University’s values and behaviors (Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork)
  • Have an energetic and outgoing personality with a willingness to help others.

Benefits of Being a DWR Student Employee

Many departments – ours included – offer student employees flexible work hours and on-campus job opportunities, but the Herbert Wellness Center is an on-campus job like no other. Below is a list of other benefits you’ll only see as a student employee with the Department of Wellness and Recreation.

Perks: free towel service, free CPR/AED certification, non-standard business hours, Student Employee Appreciation Week, student employee contests and student employee recognition.

Skills/Outcomes: critical thinking and problem-solving skills, collaboration and appreciation for diversity, professional development, risk management and emergency response, and understanding and enforcing rules and policies.

Read more about the many benefits of working at the Herbert Wellness Center.

Positions Available

A wide variety of student employee positions are available, each with its own set of responsibilities, expectations and learning outcomes. Before submitting your application, we encourage you to view the Student Employee Recruitment Videos available below to gain an understanding of the expectations and responsibilities of each position.

Written job profiles for each position are available for you to review.

Operations Assistant

Sales Representative

Fitness Assistant

Pro Shop Assistant


Front Desk Assistant

Fitness Program Assistant

Admin Office Assistant

Intramural Referee

How to Apply

Although we appreciate and value applications from students receiving Federal Work Study or that are a part of Miami Commitment, neither are a requirement for employment at the Herbert Wellness Center and all applications are reviewed. Positions that require specific skills and certifications are evaluated individually to determine starting salary, and original certifications must be provided at the time of application.

Student Employee Application

Contact Information

Department of Wellness and Recreation
DWR Payroll Office
Herbert Wellness Center - Room 210
Coral Gables, Florida 33124