Student Assistant - Special Projects - Men's Basketball Program - Department of Athletics and Recreation

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Student Assistant - Special Projects - Men's Basketball Program
Hours of Work:
Varies – Up to total maximum of 235 hours
$12.60 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible – April 30, 2019

This individual supports the Head Coach in coordination and implementation of Special Projects to develop the Men’s Basketball Program. Projects include: U Sports/NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Game day Promotions, Minor Basketball Clinics and support events run by Green and White club.


• Work closely with the coach and Athletic Department to organize and facilitate special projects
• Responsible for acquiring necessary information and producing planning documents, proposals and/or reports
• Where there are personal connections with youth, fans, alumni and Green and White members, this individual will be responsible for supporting the coach in fostering a positive relationship between the individual/groups, the university and the Basketball Program
• Work with campus departments and support staff
• Assist with promotional activities
• Perform general duties as required


• Attention to details
• Adaptable and able to think quickly
• Excellent communication skills
• Possess strong computer skills
• Able to work with minimal supervision
• Experience with the sport of basketball
• Knowledge of the UPEI Men's Basketball program
• Familiar with OSB/NPA and other Prep School teams and leagues across the country. In addition this individual must be able to network with Franchise Managements
• Must be able to work days, evenings and weekends
• Being bilingual is an asset

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the 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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume 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, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit 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.