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Operations Assistant - Panther Academy - Athletics & Recreation

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Date of Posting: 
May 12, 2015
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Operations Assistant - Panther Academy
Hours of Work: 

40 hours a week

$13.56 per hour (vacation pay included)

June 17, 2015 to September 4, 2015

The Athletics & Recreation Department requires an Operations Assistant for Panther Academy Summer Camps to conduct all administrative duties and work directly with the Camp Coordinator.  

Day camps are offered to children currently in Kindergarten to Grade 6.  Our camps provide the opportunity for campers to learn in a safe and fun environment.


Under the guidance of the Camp Coordinators the Operations Assistant will:
• Conduct all administrative duties & process payments and registrations
• Handle the logistics of daily camp operations
• Be responsible for all purchasing of equipment/supplies
• Update the Panther Academy website
• Develop policies and procedures
• Be primary point of contact for all registration inquiries
• Assist with staff training/orientation sessions and staff meetings
• Have effective business and customer service skills
• Be responsible for submitting weekly reports to the Camp Coordinator.


Priority will also be given to students in accordance with the Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures Manual who possess the following; 

• Previous experience working with children or working in a camp setting (a background in administration work)
• Experience handling large sums of money and preparing cash deposits
• Previous experience developing or leading educational programming for children and knowledge of gym/outdoor games and activities
• Experience in a supervisory role
• Ability to communicate and be assertive, enthusiastic, outgoing, friendly and courteous
• Ability to relate positively to staff, campers and parents
• Adapt easily to unexpected circumstances
• Minimum of one year of post-secondary education is required along
• Criminal Record Check upon hiring


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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