Student Assistants - Game Day Coordinator (Up to 3 Positions) - Department of Athletics and Recreation

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Student Assistants - Game Day Coordinator (Up to 3 Positions)
Hours of Work:
 5- 30 hours per week

$15.75 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


September 1, 2021 – March 30, 2022

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 2021-2022  varsity seasons. The Game Day Coordinator is important in creating and enhancing the atmosphere and overall experience of Panther Events.


  • Game Day primary contact for Teams, Officials, Facility, Fans and Emergencies
  • Game Day Staff Leader
  • Game Set Up/Tear Down
  • In Game Social Media Communication
  • Coordinate/Lead In-Game Promotions
  • Work closely with Sports Information for requested Photos and Interviews
  • Game Sheet/Score dissemination to Website, Media and AUS
  • Game Video uploading to Video Exchange services


  • Understanding of all Game Day and Sport Specific related Information and requirements to ensure compliance and a positive Game Day experience
  • Sport Background
  •  Strong Communicator
  • 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 will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the 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. Applications will not be accepted via email.

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 and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. 

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.