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Game Day Announcer / DJ - Department of Athletics and Recreation

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Date of Posting: 
August 26, 2013
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Game Day Announcer / DJ
Hours of Work: 

10 – 20 hours per week

$10.40 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible until March 30, 2014

 The Department of Athletics and Recreation is currently creating a list of energetic, outgoing, customer service focused team members to join our Panther Event Staff for the 2013-2013 varsity seasons. The Game Day Announcer / DJ is important in creating and enhancing the atmosphere and overall experience of Panther Events.
• Announcing game day line-ups, in-game sponsor announcements, and game related information (fouls, penalties, scoring, etc)
• Set up and take down of music equipment
• Playing music during pre-games and warm-ups, during stoppages in game play, and post-game
• Must remain unbiased in their delivery of announcements
• Understanding of, or familiarity with types of music and sound clips normally played at sporting events
• Confident in using a microphone in large crowds setting
• Enthusiastic, outgoing, well spoken
• Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays
• Must be comfortable in large crowds
• Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (3-4 hours)
• Must be able to work in various weather conditions as some events are held outdoors
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 references to be received no later than the closing date to employment@upei.ca. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. 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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