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Student Event Support Staff (Up to 20 Positions) - Department of Athletics and Recreation *REPOSTED*

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Position Type:
Student Position
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Department of Athletics and Recreation
Student Event Support Staff (Up to 20 Positions)
Hours of Work:
Up to 20 hours per week during peak varsity season (Part-time Fall/Winter 2022/2023) Hours may vary

$13.70 - $16.10 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay) (Rate of pay dependent upon position)


ASAP – April 30, 2023 (Term may be extended or reduced depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The Athletics & Recreation Department requires energetic, enthusiastic, and sport-minded Student Event Support Staff for a variety of positions with duties that include working at event and varsity home game days for all sports. Our employees are front-line customer service professionals who strive to provide patrons great experience. Student Event Support Staff are part of a larger team that knows how to have fun, work hard, and take pride in their work.


  • Communication with fans, event organizers, and co-workers
  • Must be able to carry / move / set-up sporting equipment. Physical labour may be required
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions


  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude, dependable, energetic, courteous, with an ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and with other team members as needed
  • Experience in cash handling, sales and working with events is considered an asset
  • Previous experience working with community/sport groups is considered an asset
  • Ability to adjust to quickly changing, unexpected circumstances in event operations
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule, including weekdays, weekends, holidays, and evenings
  • Current CPR and AED certification or agree to obtain this certification at own expense

Please review the Application form for more detail on the various roles responsibilities. All applicants must complete an Application Form and submit along with their cover letter and resume.

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, or fax it to (902) 894-2895.

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.