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Student Assistant - Panther Sport Medicine - Department of Athletics and Recreation

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Date of Posting: 
April 20, 2016
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Studnet Assistant - Panther Sport Medicine
Hours of Work: 


$750 per semester (vacation pay included)

Varies depending on sport

The Department of Athletics and Recreation and Panther Sports Medicine are looking for a Student Therapist. This is an excellent learning position for students interested in a career in Rehabilitation Sciences.


● Provide first aid and taping for a varsity team
● Required to attend all training sessions provided by Panther Sports Medicine including taping techniques and sport first responder protocols
● To act as a liaise with Panther Sports Medicine regarding sports injuries
● Perform with direct supervision
● Attend all practices and home/away games
● Conduct themselves and their work in a pleasant, presentable and professional manner
● Relate positively to Panther Sport Medicine Staff and customers


● Must be certified in standard CPR and First Aid prior to September 1, 2016.
● Candidates must be dependable, assertive, enthusiastic, outgoing, and courteous
● Experience with leadership, first aid, and taping an asset
● Minimum completion of 2 years Kinesiology

Priority will be given 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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr/).

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, or fax it to (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified student 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.
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