Fun'N'Fitness/Sport Head Counselor - Panther Academy - Department of Athletics and Recreation

Competition Number: 
60S16
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, May 16, 2016
Date of Posting: 
April 27, 2016
Department: 
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Position: 
Fun'N'Fitness/Sport Head Counselor - Panther Academy
Hours of Work: 

40 hours per week

Salary: 
$13.76 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

June 20 – September 6, 2016

The Athletics & Recreation Department requires a Head Counselor for the Panther Academy Summer Camps to be responsible for and lead all Fun ‘N’ Fitness/Sport camp offerings.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the guidance of the Coordinator, Sales & Panther Academy, the successful candidate will:
• Assist in the development of the Fun ‘N’ Fitness/Sport camps curriculum
• Provide mentoring to new staff and support during staff training
• Conduct themselves and their work in an enjoyable, presentable and professional manner
• Have effective behavioral skills and be prepared to deal with various behavioral issues
• Perform duties without direct supervision
• Be responsible for submitting daily reports to the Coordinator, Sales & Panther Academy and performing other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Previous experience working with children or working in a camp setting
• Developing or leading indoor/outdoor games and sports programming for children (knowledge of specific sport rules & implementation is required)
• Ability to communicate and be assertive
• Enthusiastic, outgoing, friendly and courteous personality
• Ability to relate positively to staff, campers and parents
• Adapt easily to unexpected circumstances and additional duties
• At least one year of post-secondary education is required along with a Criminal Record Check upon hiring

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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