Talent Management

Talent Management Associate

The Talent Management Team provides an internal service to our student employees and professional staff members. Student employees are at the heart of our focus and we directly impact the employee experience in some capacity from start to finish. Talent Management's projects and initiatives include components related to hiring and recruitment, onboarding, training, development, recognition and belonging, and offboarding.

Area Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development of student staff recruitment campaigns
  • Aid in the onboarding process for 120-200 new student employees each semester by developing and updating new employee checklists, interview guides, and training modules
  • Design evaluation and assessment tools to measure progress and success of student staff satisfaction and skill development
  • Actively participate in the RecSports Student Leadership Council which focuses on improving the student employee experience
  • Plan community service events for RecSports student staff members
  • Assist in coordinating large-scale departmental events such as Team Training Day, RecStravaganza, Big Pink Volleyball, and various staff appreciation experiences for over 800 student employees
  • Assist in managing the RecSports uniform inventory
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Talent Management Administrative Staff

RecSports Team Member Responsibilities

  • Develop professional relationships with co-workers, participants, and guests
  • Uphold and exceed the expectations of the cornerstones of RecSports service: Accountability, Anticipating needs, Attitude, and Atmosphere
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and apply knowledge as a RecSports ambassador
  • Take ownership of RecSports facilities and programs by exhibiting a responsible work ethic
  • Promote and maintain cleanliness and appearance within and around RecSports facilities
  • Enforce RecSports policies and procedures to promote participant safety and satisfaction
  • Respond to all emergency situations and adhere to established protocol including pre- and post- incident procedures
  • All RecSports employees are expected to abide by the RecSports Code of Conduct process that clarifies shared expectations and standards in effort to best serve our patrons, develop each team member, and prepare student employees for future career endeavors


  • University of Florida Undergraduate or Graduate student
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Timeline for Fall Start Date:

  • Interviews in July
  • Department-Wide Onboarding in late July
  • Program Area Trainings in mid-August

Timeline for Spring Start Date:

  • Interviews in November
  • Department-Wide Onboarding in early December
  • Program Area Trainings in mid-December or early January

Timeline for Summer A Start Date:

  • Interviews in March
  • Department-Wide Onboarding in April
  • Program Area Trainings in late April or early May

Timeline for Summer B Start Date:

  • Interviews in late May or early June
  • Department-Wide Onboarding in mid-June
  • Program Area Trainings in late June