Student Employment Opportunities at the CAB

The following are the CAB Job Opportunities and a brief description of each one. If you are interested in more information, feel free to contact us by phone, e-mail or stop by the office in the Upper Basement of the CAB.

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This page will inform you of the many opportunities for employment in the CAB!

To Apply, please visit Job Opportunities External Icon at Upstate and select Student Titles.

Should you require additional assistance, feel free to stop by the Campus Activities Office and see Chuck Simpson or Ryan Green or email:

Student Manager

The CAB Student Manager serves as a supervisor and primary point-of-contact for students and patrons during the early morning and evening hours as well as on weekends.  The Building Manager must possess knowledge of all services offered to the Upstate community by the CAB as well as familiarity with building operations, protocols and procedures. The Building Manager must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills, management and decision-making skills; the ability to multi-task, have attention to detail, and be able to effectively work with a diverse population and clientele. Early morning, evening, and weekend hours are available. Starting Salary is $9.00 per hour.


The CAB Lifeguard is responsible for supervising and monitoring all activity in the pool, pool area, and sauna. The Lifeguard must possess as minimum qualifications: current advanced lifesaving and basic life support cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificates from the American Red Cross (or equivalent certifying agency) on the basis of standards set forth by the Onondaga County Commissioner of Health. Day, evening, and weekend hours are available. Starting Salary is $9.00 per hour. 

Information Center Attendant

The Information Center Attendant is a pivotal position within the CAB, working in the building’s “hub”. The Information Center Attendant, in addition to providing students and building patrons with exceptional customer service, has general office responsibilities including answering phones, sorting mail, making photo copies, creating/organizing files, maintaining excel spreadsheets, monitoring building usage; and other projects assigned by the Student Manager or other professional staff members within the Office of Campus Activities. Excellent time management skills, ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and a passion for customer service are a must! Day, evening, and weekend hours are available. Starting Salary is $8.00 per hour.

ID Checker

The CAB’s ID Checker assists the Student Manager in ensuring building security. This position is stationed outside of the cardio room to monitor all students and patrons entering the facilities. The ID Checker assists students and patrons with entering the facilities if they either forgot, or lost their Upstate ID badge, answers general questions about the facilities/services rendered by the facilities, and ensures that all patrons have an optimal work out experience while in the building. The ID Checker also assists the Building Manager as needed with relevant projects/assignments. Effective communication skills, and attention to detail are required. Day, evening and weekend hours are available. Starting Salary is $8.00 per hour.

Nautilus and Fitness Instructor

The Nautilus and Fitness Instructor’s responsibility is to supervise and monitor activity in the Nautilus Exercise and Free Weight Training Rooms. He or she will also assist in the training of the proper use of equipment to new members and students, and be responsible for keeping weight room areas neat, orderly, and clean. He or she should have a strong knowledge of the safe and proper operation of all the exercise equipment in the CAB. Day, evening and weekend hours are available. Starting Salary is $8.00 per hour.

Movie Projectionist

The Movie Projectionist is responsible for showing all films scheduled within the Campus Activities Governing Board’s (CAGB) film series. This staff member is responsible for picking up and returning the cash box used for films to the Office of Campus Activities on screening dates. This staff member also works with volunteers, staff members in the Educational Communications Office, and University Police to ensure that all film screenings are smooth and secure for operating the digital video projection system.  Training on the projection system is provided—and is required for this staff member on the Campus Activities Building team. Starting Salary is $8.00 per hour.