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Student Assistant - Athletics and Recreations

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017
Date of Posting: 
June 8, 2017
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 


$750 per semester (vacation pay included)

Varies depending on sport 

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


• Provide first aid and taping for a varsity team
• Require to attend all training sessions provided by Panther Sports Medicine Physiotherapy
• To act as a liaise with Panther Sports Medicine regarding sports injuries
• Attend all practices (including preseason) and home/away games (Please note: accommodations will be available to ensure time commitment and best use of time is reasonable)
• Conduct themselves and their work in a pleasant, presentable and professional manner
• Relate positively to Panther Medicine staff and clients


• Must be certified in standard CPR and First Aid prior to September 1, 2017
• Candidates must be dependable, assertive, enthusiastic, outgoing and courteous
• Experience with leadership, first aid, and taping an asset
• Minimum completion of 2 years in Kinesiology

Priority is 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, 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.
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