Student Assistants - Department of Athletics and Recreation (reposted)

Competition Number: 
104S12
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Date of Posting: 
August 15, 2012
Department: 
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Position: 
Student Assistants (reposted)
Hours of Work: 

Maximum 15 hours per week. Hours vary depending upon facility hours of operation, seven days per week. Shift hours range from 3-5 hours per shift.

Salary: 
$10.40 – 13.11 per hour depending on position (vacation pay included)
Term: 

Fall 2012 semester and Winter 2013 semester

UPEI Athletics and Recreation hire over 50 student assistants throughout the academic year, making us one of the largest employers of students on campus. Student employees have major roles in the overall operation of the Athletic and Recreation facilities. We are looking for dependable and reliable students to help in game day events. These positions report to game day coordinator.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
When applying, please indicate which of the following position(s) you are applying for.
Event Staff – Event staff provide direction and security at the Panther Home Games and Special Events.
Job Descriptions:
I. Sport Coordinator. Coordinators are responsible for game set-up and take-down, in-game promotions, and supervision of staff. Applicants must be good communicators, be friendly and outgoing, and possess excellent organizational skills. Past experience as Event Staff member is a strong asset.
II. Game Announcer. Announcers are responsible for announcing game day line-ups, in-game sponsor announcements and game-related information (fouls, penalties, scoring, etc.). Announcers will remain unbiased in their delivery of announcements and play-by-play is not required. Applicants must be friendly and outgoing, well spoken, enthusiastic and confident in using a microphone in front of large crowds. Please note that in some sports this position may be combined with the Music DJ.
III. Music DJ. Music DJ’s are responsible for setting up and taking down music equipment (provided) and playing music during pre-game warm-ups, during stoppages in game play and post-game. Applicants must be familiar with current music trends, be adaptable and a quick thinker and have an understanding of, or be familiar with, the types of music and sound clips typically played at sporting events. Please note that in some sports this position may be combined with the Game Announcer.
IV. Videographer. Videographers are responsible for videotaping varsity games in their entire duration. Applicants must be familiar with video recording equipment and will be responsible for setting up and taking down the equipment, in addition to digitally downloading to USB’s for coaching staff.
V. Scoreclock Operator. Scoreclock operators are responsible for operating the official game scoreclock throughout the duration of the game (training is provided), including pre-game warm-up time. Applicants must be very familiar with the playing rules & regulations of the sport, be adaptable and quick thinking.
VI. Scorekeeper. Scorekeepers are responsible for tracking all game information and statistics on the official game score sheet. Applicants must be very familiar with the playing rules & regulations of the sport, be adaptable and quick thinking.
VII. Statistician. Statisticians are responsible for recording all game statistics and play-by-play information into the Statscrew statistical computer software application system, proving half-time and post-game stats summaries to coaches, media, etc. and entering post-game stats to the CIS website. Applicants must be very familiar with the playing rules & regulations of the sport, be adaptable and quick thinking, perform well under potentially stressful situations and possess strong computer skills.
VIII. Statistician Spotter. Stats Spotters are responsible for assisting the Statistician with the recording of all game statistics and play-by-play information, as they relay game information to the statistician throughout the entire duration of the game. Applicants must be very familiar with the playing rules & regulations of the sport, be adaptable and quick thinking and perform well under potentially stressful situations.

IX. Event Staff. Event staff are responsible to provide guest assistance in the seating area, have a thorough knowledge of venue policy and procedures, and event requirements. They are required to provide access control, crowd management and ensure the venue is safe for guests. Provide guests with directions or other venue information. Act upon all comments, complaints in a prompt and friendly manner. Other duties as required.
X. Box Office Staff. The box office staff will be responsible for ticket sales, cash handing, and cash balance at end of event.
Note: For all positions, applicants must be willing and available to work weekends as the majority of varsity games take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Some weeknight games will be required as well.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must have excellent customer service skills and positive attitude in serving students and other members. All student staff must have current CPR and AED training or agree to obtain this certification at their own expense.
Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.
 

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to employment@upei.ca. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.
The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.
 

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