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Student Mascot - Department of Athletics and Recreation * Amended Closing Date

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 5, 2014
Date of Posting: 
November 27, 2014
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Student Mascot
Hours of Work: 


Per appearance $45 (appearance deemed to be 3 hours in duration). Time per appearance over 3 hours to be compensated at UPEI Student Rates of Pay – Student Basic Rate. Mileage outside of Charlottetown/Stratford/Cornwall area provided

As soon as possible until April 2015

The University of Prince Edward Island Athletics and Recreation Department is looking for at least one (possibly more) student(s) to be Pride the Panther and represent UPEI at various campus and community events throughout the academic year.


• To represent the Department and UPEI in a positive and energetic manner at
o UPEI Varsity Sports Home Games
o UPEI Events
o Community Events


• Dependable, enthusiastic, outgoing, friendly and courteous
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to adjust easily to unexpected circumstances
• Understand and appreciate the need to provide quality client service
• Previous experience working as a mascot will be considered an asset 
• Access to own transportation will be considered an asset as travel may be involved


• Must be able to wear a full body costume and head
• Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays 
• Must be able to work in various weather conditions as the attendance at outdoor events is possible

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 a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. 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.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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