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Sports Servics Job Fair - March 30.

Number of Positions Job title Posting Dates
1 Aerobics Instructor
September 1, 2016 to December 1, 2017
1 Campus Rec Promotions assistant
March 10, 2017 to August 26, 2017
1 Communications Assistant
March 10, 2017 to April 7, 2017
1 Communications Assistant - Alumni Relations
March 10, 2017 to April 7, 2017
2 English to French translator
March 10, 2017 to August 30, 2017
1 Equipment Manager
March 10, 2017 to June 30, 2017
1 Fan and Community Engagement Coordinator
March 13, 2017 to April 7, 2017
8 Fan engagement assistant
March 13, 2017 to August 30, 2017
Fitness Attendant
March 10, 2017 to March 31, 2017
1 Football Video Coordinator
March 22, 2017 to April 5, 2017
4 Game-Day Announcer
March 10, 2017 to August 26, 2017
2 Game-Day Host
March 10, 2017 to August 26, 2017
4 Game-Day Statistician
March 10, 2017 to August 26, 2017
1 Gee-Gee the Mascot
March 10, 2017 to August 30, 2017
1 Head Referee - Basketball
March 10, 2017 to August 12, 2017
1 Head Referee - Flag Football
March 10, 2017 to August 12, 2017
1 Head Referee - Hockey
March 10, 2017 to August 12, 2017
1 Head Referee - Volleyball
March 10, 2017 to August 12, 2017
3 League Supervisor
March 10, 2017 to June 30, 2017
15 Lifeguard
March 10, 2017 to April 7, 2017
1 Personal Trainer
February 27, 2017 to April 10, 2017
1 Promotions and Marketing Assistant
March 10, 2017 to April 7, 2017
1 Social media assistant
March 10, 2017 to August 30, 2017
1 Social Media Specialist
March 10, 2017 to April 10, 2017
2 Sports Information Assistant
March 10, 2017 to April 7, 2017
3 Stampede Coordinator
March 10, 2017 to August 30, 2017
1 Student mentor
March 10, 2017 to June 30, 2017
3 Varsity Event Game-Day Manager
March 10, 2017 to August 26, 2017
14 Varsity Event Staff
March 10, 2017 to August 26, 2017
4 Webcast Camera Operator
March 10, 2017 to April 7, 2017
3 Webcast Director
March 10, 2017 to April 7, 2017

Aerobics Instructor

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates:

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Friday, December 1, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: TBD

Duration: August 2016 – April 2017

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa is looking for aerobics instructors to teach 2-5 classes per week.  Our schedule runs seven days a week with classes available throughout the day.  Bilingualism is an asset but not required.  Our group fitness classes are a great way for students and members to have fun and stay in shape!

*All candidates must possess a valid First Aid, CPR level C, and group fitness certificates. 

Applicants should be:

  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Reliable and flexible
  • Personable and Independent
  • Outgoing personality with a willingness and desire to have fun
  • Represent the University of Ottawa in a positive way
  • Ability to communicate non-verbally and obtain a crowd interaction
  • Available to start September 2016

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to instruct@uOttawa.ca. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Campus Rec Promotions assistant

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $12.00

Duration: Summer 2017 / September 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Job Description:

The Campus Rec Promotions Assistant will help with Sport Services recreational activities, under the supervision of the Campus Rec Promotions Officer.

The Campus Rec Promotions Assistant will assist the Campus Rec Promotions Officer in creating and implementing a promotional plan for Sports Services to build school spirit and promote participation in campus rec programs focusing on students, alumni, uOttawa faculty/staff and the general public. He/she must be very detail oriented, a self-starter and passionate his work.

Required skills:

  • Have a great understanding of campus recreational programs and activities of the University of Ottawa.
  • Be able to work with tight deadlines and under pressure.
  • Demonstrate leadership and ability to work autonomously, and as part of a team.
  • Have previous experience and/or knowledge in marketing and in working with different social media platforms.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Studies in the field of Marketing, Communication, Business, Human Kinetics or Sport Administration
  • Knowledge of the graphic design software as InDesign, Photoshop, etc.
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset

Description of tasks:

  • Coordinate the dissemination of promotional information of recreational programs through the University campus and through various social media platforms.
  • Promote our recreational activities, promotions and events by creating web content (articles, contests, surveys, etc.) available to the university community and to the general public.
  • Develop, in consultation with Campus Rec Promotions Officer, the calendar of events / themes recreational sector.
  • Participate in the design of promotional items (brochures, posters, etc.) and help build relationships with the community when necessary.
  • Collect auction prizes for the Sports Services and Protection golf tournament
  • Other related tasks asked upon request.

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to ggpromo@uOttawa.ca for consideration.

Communications Assistant

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $11.40

Duration: September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Communications Officer, the Communications Assistant will participate in Spots Services communications activities. This includes: update of the Gee-Gees website, write articles, informational documents, and promotional content, liaison with other Student Services at the University of Ottawa, etc.

Required skills

  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Excellent writing abilities
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Good understanding and interest of sports.
  • Experience working with softwares such as Microsoft Word or Photoshop (an asset).
  • Ability to work autonomously and be self-driven.

Description of tasks

  1. Update the Campus Rec Calendar on the Gee-Gees website.
  2. Write descriptive paragraphs to promote Campus Rec activities.
  3. Participate in the promotion of varsity and recreational programming
  4. Create visual content for the website and Sports Services and Student Services TV screens.
  5. Participate in the archiving of the previous Gee-Gees website.
  6. Other tasks upon request.

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to abastien@uottawa.ca for consideration.

Communications Assistant - Alumni Relations

Interuniversity Sports

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $12

Duration: Summer 2017 / September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

Supports the implementation of various projects and participates in the development of alumni communication materials as well as marketing and event organization for alumni related projects. The successful candidate will also update the alumni contact information and will oversee logistical support for events (mail, telephone and electronic invitations and registration). He/she will also take part in the annual donation campaign.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relations skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience in project management and event coordination
  • Experience in customer service
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Works well under pressure
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to solve problems
  • Experience in using computer systems and software such as Windows, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail and Internet
  • Bilingualism – English and French (spoken and written)

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Ariane.Thibault@uottawa.ca for consideration. All candidates must qualify for the work-study program.

English to French translator

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Number of Positions: 2

Hourly Rate: TBD

Duration: Summer 2017 / September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

The French Communications Assistant will help with Sport Services communication and translation activities, under the supervision of the Communications Officer. This includes the translation of texts pertaining mainly to varsity team programing, as well as texts related to the recreational sector and web pages for the Gee-Gees web site. The French Communications Assistant can also be asked to edit, revise, and translate documents aimed at the university student population. He/She must be very detail-oriented and master the French language.

Required skills

  • Have excellent knowledge of French grammar and rules.
  • Be able to work with very tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrate leadership and ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Have good understanding of sports, varsity teams and recreational sector of the University of Ottawa.
  • Studies in translation or communication are an asset.

Description of tasks

  1. Translation of Gee-Gees games recaps
    1. Includes translation of "weekend preview" articles, translation of game recaps, sending to media, and online publication of articles, as specified in the procedure.
  2. Update French content of the CLASS registration software every two weeks.
  3. Translation of articles for the recreational sector and other documents upon request of the Communications Officer.
  4. Other related tasks upon request.

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to abastien@uottawa.ca for consideration. All candidates must qualify for the work-study program.

Equipment Manager

Interuniversity Sports

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, June 30, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $11.40

Duration: September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa men’s hockey team is looking to add a new member to its team. An equipment manager is a vital part to the proper functioning of a hockey team. This is a 10-hour a week work-study position, any extra hours spent would become valuable work experience.

The equipment manager is required to do these tasks:

  • Equipment maintenance and repair
    • Be on the lookout for repair. Prevention is better than quick fix.
    • Be able to perform minor repairs, such as visor, helmet, skate, goalie straps, jerseys, etc.
  • Skates
    • Sharpen skates on the road (we offer training)
    • Blade replacement
    • Check rivets
  • Stick management
    • Manage stick inventory 
  • Tape management
    • White, black and plastic tape allowed during games and practice
  • Soap and shampoo management
    • Make sure there is enough and notify when we need to buy more
  • Equipment for travel
    • Make sure everything is on the bus (skate sharpener, jerseys, equipment trunk, etc.)
  • Home game room preparation
    • Set up the room with game jerseys and socks
    • Make Gatorade
    • Fill bottles
  • Practice support
    • Fill water bottles
    • Bring laundry from the laundry room to the dressing room

Send resume to:

Please send your resume to Patrick Grandmaitre at patrick.grandmaitre@uottawa.ca. All candidates must qualify for the work-study program.

Fan and Community Engagement Coordinator

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Monday, March 13, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: 15.89$

Duration: Summer 2017 / September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

The uOttawa Gee-Gees are looking for a passionate, hardworking and outgoing individual who will assist in developing and implementing the uOttawa Gee-Gees varsity fans and community engagement strategy.

The objective is to increase attendance at Gee-Gees varsity games and participation in Gee-Gees varsity sports camps through campus engagement and community outreach.

In collaboration with the Marketing, Alumni and Annual Giving Officer, the Events and Ticketing Officer and the Sports Information Officer, the incumbent will oversee other work-study students to maximize campus engagement and fan experience at identified games.

Responsibilities

  • Actively engage students and employees on campus in an effort to drive attendance at varsity games and summer camps registrations;
  • Establish and implement a community outreach strategy by reaching out to minor sports organization, community service groups and local schools;
  • Enhance fan experience at key games by organizing entertainment, contests and activations;
  • Solicit local sponsorships for key games to enhance fan experience
  • Work with each varsity team coaching staff to engage their student-athletes in self-promotion and manage complimentary ticket allotments;
  • Collaborate with the Campus Rec Promotions Officer to engage intramural league participants in varsity games;
  • Assist in organizing and promoting the established theme games (beach night, Bell Let’s Talk, Think Pink, etc.).

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills including strong written and verbal skills;
  • Must be outgoing, creative and a team player;
  • Experience in managing a team;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Social media experience is an asset;
  • Bilingualism –English and French (spoken and written).

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jtam@uottawa.ca for consideration. Please indicate the name of the position in the subject of the email.

Fan engagement assistant

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Monday, March 13, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Number of Positions: 8

Hourly Rate: $12

Duration: September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

The uOttawa Gee-Gees are looking for a passionate, hardworking and outgoing individuals who will assist in implementing the uOttawa Gee-Gees varsity fans and community engagement strategy in collaboration with the Fan and Community Engagement Coordinator.

The objective is to increase attendance at Gee-Gees varsity games and participation in Gee-Gees varsity sports camps through campus engagement and community outreach.

In collaboration with the Fan and Community Engagement Coordinator, the incumbents will oversee other work-study students to maximize campus engagement and fan experience at identified games.

Eight positions are available; one for each of the Gee-Gees sports for which tickets are sold.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the efforts of the Fan and Community Coordinator in actively engaging students and employees on campus in an effort to drive attendance at varsity games and summer camps registrations;
  • Assist in the implementation of a community outreach strategy by reaching out to minor sports organization, community service groups and local schools;
  • Assist in enhancing fan experience at key games by organizing entertainment, contests and activations;
  • Collaborate with the Campus Rec Promotions Officer to engage intramural league participants in varsity games;
  • Assist in organizing and promoting the established theme games (beach night, Bell Let’s Talk, Think Pink, etc.).

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills including strong written and verbal skills;
  • Must be outgoing, creative and a team player;
  • Must be able to work independently;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Bilingualism –English and French (spoken and written) an asset.

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jtam@uottawa.ca for consideration. Please indicate the name of the position in the subject of the email.

Fitness Attendant

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017

Hourly Rate: $11.73/H

Duration: Casual/Part-time

Job Description:

The Fitness Attendant is the first point of contact with all members entering the University of Ottawa’s fitness centres. Their presence in the fitness centres serves many purposes, most importantly helping members by answering questions and ensuring the proper use of equipment. Attendants must also ensure that members observe proper gym etiquette and follow fitness centre rules. Furthermore, attendants will ensure that the fitness centres and all equipment are well maintained by periodically checking and cleaning throughout their shifts. Fitness attendants must also be certified and be ready to provide first aid should such a situation arise. Fitness attendants may be asked to work day, evening and/or weekend shifts at the Sport Services fitness centres.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • A background in physical fitness, physical education, exercise physiology and/or health promotion
  • Some specialized training in the areas of personal training and/or exercise physiology
  • Current CPR - C certification
  • Current First Aid certification
  • Fluently bilingual in both French and English (written, spoken, read)
     

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise all members of our fitness facilities and maintain a safe and friendly environment
  • Give orientations to our new members to familiarize them with our facilities
  • Assist in maintenance of all fitness/wellness equipment (including personal training, health/activity, group fitness, and fitness equipment)
  • Assist in the cleaning of all fitness equipment
  • Advise the manager of malfunctioning equipment and needed replacements
  • Communicate with leaders and staff by providing them information on equipment, and feedback from participants on an on-going basis
  • Conduct daily inspections of fitness equipment
  • Bring requests for equipment from participants/clients to the attention of the manager

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to sjulien@uOttawa.ca for consideration.

Football Video Coordinator

Interuniversity Sports

Posting Dates:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 to Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $18.00

Duration: One year contract

Job Description:

Working in a holistic environment in developing student-athletes, the Video Coordinator (VC) will support the Head Coach in order to meet the Football program objectives.  Working with all coaches, the VC ensures that all video tasks are completed as directed by the Head Coach as well as ensuring that uOttawa is in full compliance with the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) guidelines and requirements for University Football. The VC will also be responsible for the functioning and maintenance of all required video equipment and ensure the optimal operation of the various software programs, primarily DV Sports and HUDL used within OUA Football and the University of Ottawa. The VC is present for all practices, games and road trips.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Filming of all games and practices (meet the required U SPORTS/OUA standards)
  2. Immediate exchange of digital copies of University of Ottawa home games for the visiting U SPORTS teams
  3. Transfer of film to digital database, editing and preparation of film
  4. Uploading of prepared game film to DVSport exchange and any other required networking platforms including Hudl
  5. Manage and produce creative video needs of the Football team. This includes filming, editing and producing highlight videos for use at team functions, as well as recruiting and team meeting videos as requested
  6. Oversee all of the video and digital equipment
  • Research and oversee necessary additions and upgrades to equipment
  • Coordinate maintenance of equipment and oversee possible repairs and troubleshooting
  • Maintain video library of highlights and coaching footage.
  1. The central liaison between the following groups for all issues related to film
  • DVSport support staff
  • University I.T. staff
  • OUA, U SPORTS and CFL staff with video/film related concerns
  1. Provide Technical support to football coaches and staff as necessary. Troubleshoot audio, visual, or technical issues in the football building and during roads trips or any other related football travel.
  2. Optimization of facilities to facilitate filming and editing processes
  • Improving and preparing filming locations
  • Addressing all safety related concerns for filming and suggesting modifications/improvements
  • Facilitating access to filming locations and required equipment for visiting teams

Contract information:

  1. Initial One year contract, renewable
  2. The work is intermittent with a heavy concentration in the fall and to a lesser extent in the spring.
    1. The video coordinator would be required to be full time from the week prior to the commencement of training camp (mid-August) until one week past the end of the season (end of November), approximately 16 weeks.
    2. The video coordinator would be required to be full time for the Spring practice schedule– end of February to end of March as well as the last weekend in April, approximately 5 weeks.
    3. Other duties throughout the year will be on an on-call basis and could represent 3-4 hours weekly
  3. In addition the VC should be present to perform any pre-season and post-season activities that will be necessary in preparation for the season and in closing the season.

Required Qualifications:

  • Work experience in the operation and maintenance of audio visual equipment.
  • Training in electronics
  • Demonstrated advanced computer skills.
  • DVSport computer software experience will be an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated good verbal communication skills.
  • Must be efficient and well organized and understand the work flow requirements and time constraints of the OUA/CIS.

The successful candidate must also provide a current and valid police record check (within the last 6 months).

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to jbarresi@uottawa.ca. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Game-Day Announcer

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017

Number of Positions: 4

Hourly Rate: Honorarium

Duration: September 1st 2017, to March 15th 2018

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa is seeking individuals to work as game-day announcers for Gee-Gees hockey, volleyball, and basketball games. As a member of the Gee-Gees Varsity Events Staff, you will be responsible for the announcement of information over the in-house PA systems at the scorer’s table: introduction of players, coaches, and officials names; game-related announcements; and sponsorship promotion announcement.

The Varsity Event Staff team coordinates logistical support for teams and fans whist providing a safe, enjoyable and efficiently operated venue for all Gee-Gees varsity home events. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals to work in a high-energy, team-based sport environment at the University of Ottawa. Please note that the majority of events take place on the weekends. The successful candidates will be required to commit to 2-5 hours per event, arriving a minimum of 30 minutes prior to game.

Responsibilities:

  • Announce programs, players’ names, and player substitutions, as well as game-related announcements (such as fouls, goals, penalties, touchdowns, etc.).
  • Learn to pronounce the names of players, coaches, and officials.
  • Understand the rules and language of the sport.
  • Understand emergency protocol in order to instruct and calm crowds in event of an emergency
  • Review script and announce sponsorships at requested times
  • Work with the game-day minor officials and statisticians, and the DJ to enhance the game-day experience of the fans.

Qualifications:

  • A self-starter with a mature, professional attitude and can adapt to new situations quick and efficiently
  • Ongoing awareness and responsiveness
  • Outgoing and positive personality and team spirit
  • Prior knowledge of football, hockey, volleyball, and/or basketball
  • Speech Clarity in both French and English
  • Bilingualism is required (French and English)

Send resume to:

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to ggevents@uottawa.ca . Please note your full name and position title in the subject line of your email. 

Game-Day Host

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017

Number of Positions: 2

Hourly Rate: $12

Duration: September 1st 2017, to April 15th, 2018

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa, Sports Services is seeking high-energy students who will be responsible for the promotion and support at Gee Gees events. The Game-Day host will be responsible for managing the fan experience at the events, while working hand-in-hand with the event staff as part of the event staff team, as well as the minor officials, DJs and announcer.

The Gee-Gees Game-Day Host promotes attendance at varsity events and creates an exciting fan experience. This is an amazing opportunity for students to work in an energetic, team-based sport environment at the University of Ottawa. Please note that the Gee-Gees Game-Day Host will mostly be working weekends and evenings at varsity games. Applicants will need to have a flexible schedule.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Promote the Gee-Gees on campus by attending various events and handing out promotional items
  • Create an exciting fan experience by engaging with fans and starting Gee Gee cheers
  • Assist in the game-day operations and facility and event set-up/ tear-down of varsity events.
  • Organize and run half-time shows, games, and promotions
  • Supervise and ensure safety of Mascot
  • Assist in organizing and promoting pre and post-game events
  • Assist with event set-up and tear-down as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a registered University of Ottawa Student
  • Must be eligible for the Work-Study Program
  • Bilingualism is a strong asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, strong interpersonal skills and teamwork
  • Outgoing personality and comfortable with public speaking & cheering
  • Experience in customer service
  • Knowledge with social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and lift over 20 pounds
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work minimum 10 hrs/ week, during the week, evenings, and weekends.
  • Knowledge of OUA athletics, specifically Gee Gees varsity sports, considered an asset

Send resume to:

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to ggevents@uottawa.ca. Please note your full name and position title in the subject line of your email.

Note that priority consideration will be given to students eligible to the Work-Study Program.

Game-Day Statistician

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017

Number of Positions: 4

Hourly Rate: Honorarium

Duration: September 1st 2017, to March 15th 2018

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa is seeking individuals for the game day stats crew for Gee-Gees hockey, volleyball, and basketball games. You will be responsible for the recording and reporting of game stats and/or game clock at the scorer’s table.

The Varsity Event Staff team coordinates logistical support for teams and fans whilst providing a safe, enjoyable, and efficiently operated venue for all Gee-Gees varsity home events. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals to work in a high-energy, team-based sport environment at the University of Ottawa. Please note that the majority of events take place on the weekends, therefore applicants must be available to work on the weekends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that game sheets are correctly filled out and signed by coaches and officials before and after the game
  • Filling out game sheets during the game
  • Updating both online and table stats reporting
  • Operation of clock and score board
  • Liaise with sport officials

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently within a team environment
  • Successful at delivering under time pressured deadlines, utilizing time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Prior knowledge of hockey, volleyball, and/or basketball
  • Prior knowledge and/ or experience in scorekeeping and/or sports stats is an asset (i.e. stats programs, live game stats, score clock operation)
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Available Positions:

Hockey

  • Game clock operator
  • Game stats and scorebook
  • Online game stats

Basketball

  • Game clock operator
  • Game stats and scorebook
  • Online game stats

Volleyball

  • Game clock operator
  • Play caller
  • Play recorder
  • Online game stats

Send resume to:

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to ggevents@uottawa.ca . Please note your full name and position title(s) in the subject line of your email.

Note that priority consideration will be given to students eligible to the Work-Study Program.

Gee-Gee the Mascot

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $11.40/hr

Duration: August 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

The last time you were at a sporting event did you spot the mascot out of the corner of your eye and wonder just how much fun they were having? Now you can find out! The Gee-Gees are searching for an enthusiastic, dependable, organized, outgoing and motivated individual to provide top quality fun and entertainment as the team’s mascot.

As the mascot you will:

  • attend Gee-Gees games and other special events
  • provide entertainment and interact with fans to create positive school spirit
  • distribute promotional items designed to increase school spirit and attendance at games and events
  • maintain confidentiality
  • represent the University of Ottawa in a positive way
  • assist with event set-up and tear-down as required
  • have fun!

* Please note that the Gee-Gees mascot will be making appearances on campus weekdays, evenings and would mostly work weekends, so you will need to have a flexible schedule.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated independence, strong interpersonal skills and teamwork
  • Outgoing personality with a willingness and desire to have fun
  • Motivated individual with a desire to gain experience in enhancing school spirit
  • Experience in dance, theatre or tumbling is an asset
  • Comfortable with bringing a character to life and making larger than life movements
  • Ability to communicate non-verbally and create spontaneous crowd interaction
  • Athletic and physically fit, able to stand for long periods of time
  • Available to start the week of September 1, 2015

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to ggpromo@uottawa.ca for consideration. All candidates must qualify for the work-study program.

Head Referee - Basketball

Intramurals

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 12, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $14.28/h

Duration: 10 hours/week, September - April

Job Description:

All referees are required to apply and enforce the rules established for their sport to the best of their abilities. The Basketball Head Referee is tasked with hiring, managing, and supervising all basketball referees and ensuring a high level of officiating is maintained and consistent.  The successful candidate must also verify all game sheets, settle any disputes that arise, and sit in on Disciplinary Committee Meetings. Additionally, the Basketball Head Referee will ensure that all Intramural Program policies and league procedures are upheld to provide an enjoyable and safe playing environment. The Basketball Head referee  will report to the Intramural Programs’ Coordinator and Assistant Coordinators while working in conjunction with League Supervisors.    

Experience / skills required:

  • Recognized Basketball Referee Certification;
  • Significant experience working as referee (3+ years);
  • Previous experience in an Intramural  or Recreational Program (participant and/or official);
  • CPR and/or First Aid
  • Excellent organizational, communication,  and interpersonal skills;
  • Leadership and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Good language competency (oral, written and comprehension) in both English and French;
  • Experience in a supervisory and/or in a customer service role;

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Before the season:

  • Hire and train basketball referees;
  • Organize training sessions at the beginning of each term to review rules and general guidelines for the leagues;
  • Ensure all referees are given jerseys. The head referee must also ensure that these jerseys are returned at the end of the season;
  • Gather pertinent information from referees, including direct deposit slips and proof of certification;
  • Create referee schedules in advance;
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and information sessions;
  • Review league rules & make any specific modifications after coordinator approval

During the season:

  • Remain updated on all current rules and procedures;
  • Ensure league rules and procedures are followed fairly by all participants and employees;
  • Find replacements, or replace referees that are unable to attend games;
  • Lead by example when refereeing games;
  • Verify all basketball game sheets;
  • Continually communicate with Assistant Coordinators throughout season;
  • Perform evaluations of all basketball referees twice per semester and provide constructive feedback;
  • Submit referees’ hours to the Assistant Coordinator  by deadline to ensure payment;
  • Be in contact with League Supervisors to ensure the leagues run smoothly;
  • In the event of a major incident, the Head Referee must collect all relevant documents and data and meet with the Disciplinary Committee;
  • Work in conjunction with league supervisors to ensure leagues run smoothly;
  • Inform team captains and the League Supervisor of any decisions made regarding a league incident;
  •  Professionally deal with any questions, comments, or concerns from players and/or referees.

Note: Referees cannot play in a league in which they officiate

 

Send resume to:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to intramur@uottawa.ca.

Head Referee - Flag Football

Intramurals

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 12, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $14.28/h

Duration: 10 hours/week, September - April

Job Description:

All referees are required to apply and enforce the rules established for their sport to the best of their abilities. The Football Head Referee is tasked with hiring, managing, and supervising all Football referees and ensuring a high level of officiating is maintained and consistent.  The successful candidate must also verify all game sheets, settle any disputes that arise, and sit in on Disciplinary Committee Meetings. Additionally, the Football Head Referee will ensure that all Intramural Program policies and league procedures are upheld to provide an enjoyable and safe playing environment. Head Referees will report to the Intramural Programs’ Coordinator and Assistant Coordinators while working in conjunction with League Supervisors.   

Experience / skills required:

  • Recognized Football Referee Certification;
  • Significant experience working as referee (3+ years);
  • Previous experience in an Intramural  or Recreational Program (participant and/or official);
  • CPR and/or First Aid
  • Excellent organizational, communication,  and interpersonal skills;
  • Leadership and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Good language competency (oral, written and comprehension) in both English and French;
  • Experience in a supervisory and/or in a customer service role;

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Before the season:

  • Hire and train football referees;
  • Organize training sessions at the beginning of each term to review rules and general guidelines for the leagues;
  • Ensure all Football referees are given jerseys. The Head Referee must also ensure that these jerseys are returned at the end of the season;
  • Gather pertinent information from referees, including direct deposit slips and proof of certification;
  • Create referee schedules in advanced;
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and information sessions;
  • Review league rules & make any specific modifications after coordinator approval

During the season:

  • Remain updated on all current football  rules and procedures;
  • Ensure league rules and procedures are followed fairly by all participants and employees;
  • Find replacements, or replace referees that are unable to attend games;
  • Lead by example when refereeing games;
  • Verify all football game sheets;
  • Continually communicate with Assistant Coordinators throughout season;
  • Perform evaluations of all Football  Referees twice per semester and provide constructive feedback;
  • Submit referees’ hours to the Assistant Coordinator  by deadline to ensure payment;
  • In the event of a major incident, the Head Referee must collect all relevant documents and data and meet with the disciplinary committee;
  • Work in conjunction with league supervisors to ensure leagues run smoothly;
  • Inform team captains and the League Supervisor of any decision made regarding a league incident;
  •  Professionally deal with any questions, comments, or concerns from players and/or referees.

Note: Referees cannot play in a league in which they officiate

 

Send resume to:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to intramur@uottawa.ca.

Head Referee - Hockey

Intramurals

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 12, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $14.28/h

Duration: 10 hours/week, September - April

Job Description:

All referees are required to apply and enforce the rules established for their sport to the best of their abilities. The Hockey Head Referee is tasked with hiring, managing, and supervising all hockey referees and ensuring a high level of officiating is maintained and consistent.  The successful candidate must also verify all game sheets, settle any disputes that arise, and sit in on Disciplinary Committee Meetings. Additionally, the Hockey Head Referee will ensure that all Intramural Program policies and league procedures are upheld to provide an enjoyable and safe playing environment. The Hockey Head referee will report to the Intramural Programs’ Coordinator and Assistant Coordinators while working in conjunction with League Supervisors.    

Experience / skills required:

  • Recognized Hockey Referee Certification;
  • Significant experience working as referee (3+ years);
  • Previous experience in an Intramural  or Recreational Program (participant and/or official);
  • CPR and/or First Aid
  • Excellent organizational, communication,  and interpersonal skills;
  • Leadership and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Good language competency (oral, written and comprehension) in both English and French;
  • Experience in a supervisory and/or in a customer service role;

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Before the season:

  • Hire and train hockey referees;
  • Organize training sessions at the beginning of each term to review rules and general guidelines for the leagues;
  • Ensure all referees are given jerseys. The head referee must also ensure that these jerseys are returned at the end of the season;
  • Gather pertinent information from referees, including direct deposit slips and proof of certification;
  • Create referee schedules in advance;
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and information sessions;
  • Review league rules & make any specific modifications after coordinator approval

During the season:

  • Remain updated on all current rules and procedures;
  • Ensure league rules and procedures are followed fairly by all participants and employees;
  • Find replacements, or replace referees that are unable to attend games;
  • Lead by example when refereeing games;
  • Verify all hockey game sheets;
  • Continually communicate with Assistant Coordinators throughout season;
  • Perform evaluations of all hockey referees twice per semester and provide constructive feedback;
  • Submit referees’ hours to the Assistant Coordinator  by deadline to ensure payment;
  • Be in contact with League Supervisors to ensure the leagues run smoothly;
  • In the event of a major incident, the Head Referee must collect all relevant documents and data and meet with the Disciplinary Committee;
  • Work in conjunction with league supervisors to ensure leagues run smoothly;
  • Inform team captains and the League Supervisor of any decisions made regarding a league incident;
  •  Professionally deal with any questions, comments, or concerns from players and/or referees.

Note: Referees cannot play in a league in which they officiate

Send resume to:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to intramur@uottawa.ca.

Head Referee - Volleyball

Intramurals

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 12, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $14.28/h

Duration: 10 hours/week, September - April

Job Description:

All referees are required to apply and enforce the rules established for their sport to the best of their abilities. The Volleyball Head Referee is tasked with hiring, managing, and supervising all volleyball referees and ensuring a high level of officiating is maintained and consistent.  The successful candidate must also verify all game sheets, settle any disputes that arise, and sit in on Disciplinary Committee Meetings. Additionally, the Volleyball Head Referee will ensure that all Intramural Program policies and league procedures are upheld to provide an enjoyable and safe playing environment. The Volleyball Head referee  will report to the Intramural Programs’ Coordinator and Assistant Coordinators while working in conjunction with League Supervisors.    

Experience / skills required:

  • Recognized Volleyball Referee Certification;
  • Significant experience working as referee (3+ years);
  • Previous experience in an Intramural  or Recreational Program (participant and/or official);
  • CPR and/or First Aid
  • Excellent organizational, communication,  and interpersonal skills;
  • Leadership and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Good language competency (oral, written and comprehension) in both English and French;
  • Experience in a supervisory and/or in a customer service role;

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Before the season:

  • Hire and train volleyball referees;
  • Organize training sessions at the beginning of each term to review rules and general guidelines for the leagues;
  • Ensure all referees are given jerseys. The head referee must also ensure that these jerseys are returned at the end of the season;
  • Gather pertinent information from referees, including direct deposit slips and proof of certification;
  • Create referee schedules in advance;
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and information sessions;
  • Review league rules & make any specific modifications after coordinator approval

During the season:

  • Remain updated on all current rules and procedures;
  • Ensure league rules and procedures are followed fairly by all participants and employees;
  • Find replacements, or replace referees that are unable to attend games;
  • Lead by example when refereeing games;
  • Verify all volleyball game sheets;
  • Continually communicate with Assistant Coordinators throughout season;
  • Perform evaluations of all volleyball referees twice per semester and provide constructive feedback;
  • Submit referees’ hours to the Assistant Coordinator  by deadline to ensure payment;
  • Be in contact with League Supervisors to ensure the leagues run smoothly;
  • In the event of a major incident, the Head Referee must collect all relevant documents and data and meet with the Disciplinary Committee;
  • Work in conjunction with league supervisors to ensure leagues run smoothly;
  • Inform team captains and the League Supervisor of any decisions made regarding a league incident;
  •  Professionally deal with any questions, comments, or concerns from players and/or referees.

Note: Referees cannot play in a league in which they officiate

 

Send resume to:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to intramur@uottawa.ca.

League Supervisor

Intramurals

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, June 30, 2017

Number of Positions: 3

Hourly Rate: $12.00

Duration: September 2017 - April 2018

Job Description:

Number of positions: 3-7

Intramural League Supervisors are the Intramural Program’s representatives during games. They must promote communication between Intramural Programs’ administration staff and participants. Supervisors are in charge of managing the leagues and ensuring they run smoothly throughout the season. This includes preparing game sheets, taking out and putting away all necessary equipment, completing incident/accident reports when necessary and being available to answer questions from participants. Supervisors must know the rules and regulations of their sport(s) and facilities, and apply them whenever disputes may arise. They will also post all scores and standings and notify affected parties when there are changes to the schedule. Supervisors must administer first-aid , when necessary, and complete appropriate accident forms. They will promote a safe and fun environment for all participants. Supervisors will attend all required training sessions and assist during registration week. The League Supervisors report to the Intramural Programs’ Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator.

Experience / Skills Required:

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong communication skills
  • Leadership skills and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Good language competency (oral, written) in both English and French;
  • Experience in a supervisory and/or in a customer service role;
  • Good understanding respective sport(s) and its associated rules
  • Passion for respective sport(s)
  • First Aid/CPR qualifications or willing to obtain

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Before the season

  • Attend all mandatory meetings and training sessions.
  • Assist with the pre-season registration and assist in organizing team t-shirts or jerseys.
  • Attend the captain’s meeting once all teams are registered.
  • Organize league binders

During the season

Before games:

  • Relay the rules and regulations of the league & facility to employees and participants
  • Print out weekly standings, suspensions, updated team lists and fill out game sheets.
  • Contact team captains for all schedule changes/updates
  • Remain in contact with the Head Referee and the Intramural Programs’ administration staff throughout the season
  • Pick up keys for the equipment
  • Retrieve two-way radios, first-aid kits, and equipment cages
  • Assist Client Services with equipment set up
  • Sign-in & check uOttawa IDs of all participants
  • Inspect facilities for safe game play

During games:

  • Attend all scheduled games & ensure they run smoothly
  • Keep score and keep track of penalties during each game, on the game sheet
  • Liaise with facility staff when problems occur & assist in settling disputes
  • Fill out incident and/or accident reports when necessary.
  • Make yourself available to answer any questions from participants in your league
  • Distribute prizes when necessary
  • Administer first aid , when required

After games:

  • Ensure captains sign the game sheet after every game
  • Fax all game sheets as well as any incident or accident reports
  • Assist in putting away all equipment & ensure all equipment is returned
  • Enter team scores and standings at the end of every shift
  • Report any equipment malfunctions
  • Return all keys

Other:

  • Get to know as many participants as possible.
  • Distribute playoff schedules.
  • Hand out league evaluations near the end of the season
  • Present a positive and approachable attitude
  • Show enthusiasm for your league(s)

Send resume to:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to intramur@uottawa.ca.

Lifeguard

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017

Number of Positions: 15

Hourly Rate: $13.98

Job Description:

The lifeguard is responsible for the overall safety of all users. The lifeguard is to reinforce all health regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to the Aquatic Centre. The lifeguard is under the direct supervision of the Head Lifeguard and the Manager.

Minimum qualifications

  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C
  • Airway Management
  • Automatic External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Lifesaving Society’s Swim Instructor preferred, or other

Send resume to:

Please send you CV and cover letter to chloe.watt@uOttawa.ca.

Personal Trainer

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates:

Monday, February 27, 2017 to Monday, April 10, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $20

Duration: Part-time

Job Description:

The Certified Personal Trainer is responsible for establishing realistic goals with their clients, designing, tailoring and implementing fitness programs for them. Each client has specific needs and it is left up to the trainer to prescribe specific programs to their clients in order for them to achieve their goals. The trainer is a professional in the fitness field and they are to teach their clients how to train safely, by demonstrating and teaching proper technique and using appropriate cues to guide their clients through their workouts.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in the areas of personal training &/or exercise physiology
  • Valid level 1 Personal Training certification by an accredited association (CanFitPro, SPI, NCSA, CSEP, ANIE etc…)
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Valid First Aid certification
  • A background in physical fitness, physical education, exercise physiology or comparable equivalent
     

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Personal Trainer should be professional and responsible at all times;
  • Fill out all pertinent documentation in regards to their clients health history in order to be able to tailor the fitness program specifically for the client;
  • Be able to assess clientele, design and implement programming for the client(s);
  • Introduce yourself to new people, smile and greet them Get to know as many participants as possible;
  • Report any malfunction of equipment to the appropriate supervisor;
  • Know the rules and regulations of the facility, and relay them to all clients. If someone is violating rules, causing disturbance, and or mistreating staff, equipment, or other members, inform them of the rules and politely ask them to follow them;
  • Be prepared to respond to an emergency that may occur during a session by using current university procedure;
  • Be aware of literature and trends in fitness and fitness-related fields;
  • Be available to answer questions pertaining to her/his clients;
  • Encourage safety at all times.

Send resume to:

Lenny Sabourin
Manager - Fitness and Instructional Programs

Simone Julien-Sparks
Assistant Manager – Fitness Programs

Promotions and Marketing Assistant

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $12.00

Duration: Summer 2017 / September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

The Promotions and Marketing Assistant will help with Sport Services Marketing activities and Sponsorship activities, under the supervision of Marketing Agent.

The Promotions and Marketing Assistant can also be asked to provide support in promotional activities, season tickets, community outreach for varsity sports. He/she must be very detail oriented, a self-starter and passionate his work.

Required skills

  • Have a great understanding of sports and of the varsity teams of the University of Ottawa.
  • Be able to work with tight deadlines and under pressure.
  • Demonstrate leadership and ability to work autonomously, and as part of a team.
  • Have previous experience and/or knowledge in sales or marketing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Must be comfortable approaching new clients and partners in-person or by phone.
  • Studies in the field of Marketing, Communication, Business, Human Kinetics or Sport Administration.
  • Knowledge of graphic design software.
  • Experience working with social media.
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset

Description of tasks

  • Contacting local businesses to create new partnerships.
  • Assist with the development and execution of various marketing plans.
  • Assist in season ticket sales, high-profile games and community outreach as needed.
  • Research, develop and implement a marketing and promotional strategy to sell season tickets.
  • Research, develop and implement a marketing strategy that will target minor community sport leagues and increase their attendance at varsity sporting events.
  • Other related tasks asked upon request.

Send resume to:

 Please submit a cover letter and resume to Ariane.Thibault@uottawa.ca for consideration. Please indicate the name of the position in the object of the email.

Social media assistant

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $12

Duration: September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa Sports Services is seeking a high-energy, organized individual who will assist the Social Media Specialist with varsity and campus rec online community strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in generating awareness of all Gee-Gees varsity games and campus rec scheduling and programming to uOttawa students, alumni and fans;
  • Assist the Social Media Specialist in promotional initiatives within the marketing department;
  • Support the evaluation of different social media strategies.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of how to use social media for promotional and informational purposes (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram);
  • Excellent communication skills including strong written, verbal and editing skills;
  • Experience working with design software (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.);
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong knowledge of sports including rules of the game, statistical information and sport-specific vocabulary;
  • Oral and written communication skills in French and English are a requirement;
  • Flexible schedule - candidates for this position must be available weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to ariane.thibault@uottawa.ca for consideration. Please indicate the name of the position in the subject of the email.

Social Media Specialist

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Monday, April 10, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $15.89 (20h/week)

Duration: May 1st 2017, to April 30th, 2018 (possibility of an extension)

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa Sports Services is seeking a high-energy, organized individual who will assist in developing and executing the uOttawa Gee-Gees varsity and campus rec online community strategy, as well as being the lead for its implementation.

The incumbent will act as the uOttawa Gee-Gees expert in social media and online engagement. This position will also serve to identify accounts of those who are very active and encourage an online conversation. The strategies adopted should contribute to Sports Services’ vision 2020 plan to enrich the overall university experience while engaging our community in active living and sports on online platforms.

In collaboration with the Marketing, Communications and IT team, the Social Media Specialist will assist the development, management and monitoring of the uOttawa Gee-Gees main engagement channels (varsity and campus rec) while researching platform tools for future use and grow the amount of followers on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. They will act as resource person to Sports Services’ employees on inquires related to social media and ensure compliance with the established branding and image standards. The Specialist will also develop digital graphics to be used on various platforms.

The Specialist will be required to attend practices, games and special events.

 Responsibilities:

  • Generate awareness of all Gee-Gees varsity games and campus rec scheduling and programming to uOttawa students, alumni and fans;
  • Create an online audience for the uOttawa Gee-Gees and continue to build that audience as well as engage new ones through viral campaigns and other online outreach programs;
  • Assist in promotional initiatives within the marketing department;
  • Effectively conceptualize, communicate and implement promotional strategies to increase attendance at all home games;
  • Evaluate the success of different social media strategies, and taking the appropriate steps to further solidify the effectiveness of our various online campaigning.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of how to use social media for promotional and informational purposes (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram);
  • Ability to formulate, implement, monitor and evaluate various social media techniques and strategies;
  • Excellent communication skills including strong written, verbal and editing skills;
  • Experience working with design software (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.);
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to adapt and problem solve on a daily basis;
  • Strong knowledge of sports including rules of the game, statistical information and sport-specific vocabulary;
  • Oral and written communication skills in French and English are a requirement;
  • Experience with video editing and production is an asset;
  • Flexible schedule - candidates for this position must be available weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Send resume to:

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to ariane.thibault@uottawa.ca before April 10th, 2017. Please note your full name and position title in the subject line of your email. 

Sports Information Assistant

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017

Number of Positions: 2

Hourly Rate: $11.40/hr

Duration: September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

The Sports information assistant will provide support to the communications team with tasks that can include the development of content for social media programs and media guides, the update of biographical information for the website, the execution of ongoing projects in varsity sports, writing general interest stories, entering data into league and Sports Services websites. They may also be assigned to cover a varsity team for the season, including writing game previews and recaps for publishing to the Gee-Gees website. All candidates must be eligible for the uOttawa Work-Study program.

The incumbent will:

  • demonstrate leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills
  • have the abilities to work autonomously as well as on a team
  • have knowledge related to sports and Gee-Gees teams
  • demonstrate excellent writing and communications skills
  • be bilingual, preferably

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jennifer.elliott@uottawa.ca for consideration.

Stampede Coordinator

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Number of Positions: 3

Hourly Rate: $12

Duration: September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

The uOttawa Gee-Gees Stampede Club is a new initiative brought forward by past Stampede Leaders to better involve the student population in all sporting events and activities on campus. This team’s main focuses are to promote school pride by bringing the noise to each and every on campus game and/or sporting event, to increase student participation and involvement in all sporting and athletic opportunities on campus and to build a sense of community among students from all corners of campus who show enthusiasm through their appreciation for competitive and recreational sports. Its thirty enthusiastic Stampede Leaders will be led by three Stampede Coordinator, hired by Sports Services.

These coordinators will be kicking-off this project, which means we are looking for students with initiative, team building skills and leadership to take on these roles.

The coordinators’ tasks are varied. They are responsible to organize in-class presentations, be part of ticket sales kiosks, lead the Stampede social media presence and take part in a range of promotional activities on campus.

Note: There will be a limit of work hours dedicated to attending Gee-Gees games.

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to ariane.thibault@uottawa.ca for consideration. Please indicate the name of the position in the subject of the email.

Student mentor

Interuniversity Sports

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, June 30, 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Duration: September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

Each student mentor will become an integral part of a particular U SPORTS team‘s staff. While the mentor will remain a peripheral support member of the staff, he/she will be a valuable part of the overall success and goals of U SPORTS at the University of Ottawa. Specifically, the student mentor will work individually or in groups with students to help them develop learning strategies, and habits needed for their personal, professional and academic development. They are also there to help students define their goals and refer to other services that can contribute to their success at the University of Ottawa.

Qualifications

  • Be an officially registered student in at least second year
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Qualify for the Work-Study Program
  • Display leadership, initiative, communication, and organizational skills
  • Display a good understanding and awareness of the demands and unique environment facing student-athletes at the University of Ottawa.
  • Have a proven ability to work effectively both individually and in a team environment
  • Be willing to work within the schedule set out by the U SPORTS team’s coaching staff
  • Bilingualism an asset but not required (English and French)

Specific Duties

  • Meet with (assigned) students individually or in groups to assess needs and direct strategies related to all aspects of academic support and the demands at university of a student-athlete in a U SPORTS program
  • Attend compulsory training sessions presented in association with SASS personnel
  • Meet regularly with the coordinator of the PPSC and the other student mentors to discuss shared strategies and ideas in support of clients
  • Support student-athletes in developing personal goals for career planning
  • Assist student-athletes in fully realizing their academic potential
  • Help student-athletes with strategies to reduce anxiety related to exams and other academic requirements
  • Prepare and facilitate team study skill workshops
  • Liaise with other services and units on campus that can provide further support and strategies for student-athletes (SFUO, library, SASS, academic advisors, professors, etc.)

Send resume to:

Please send your resume to Danika SmithStudent-Athlete Services and Compliance Officer.

Varsity Event Game-Day Manager

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017

Number of Positions: 3

Hourly Rate: $12

Duration: September 1st 2017, to March 31st, 2018

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa, Sports Services is seeking high-energy, organized individuals who will be responsible for the management day-to-day operations of all Gee-Gees home Football, Soccer, Rugby, Ice Hockey, Volleyball and Basketball varsity events in addition to special department activities.

The Varsity Event Game Day Manager provides leadership to the varsity event staff group. This group is responsible for logistical support for teams, providing customer service to fans, and ensuring a safe and enjoyable venue for all Gee-Gees varsity home events. The Game Day Manager ensures proper procedures are followed during all staff operations. Please note that the majority of events take place on the weekends, therefore applicants must be available to work most weekends.

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership of the varsity event staff during event operations including set-up & tear down
  • Supervise ticketing and will-call, as well as event financial reconciliation
  • Supervise access control, crowd management, and security
  • Provide general game support as required for each event
  • Liaise with minor officials
  • End of game staff reporting and sign-out

Qualifications:

  • Must be a registered University of Ottawa Student
  • Must be eligible for the Work-Study Program
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work 12 hours per week (or up to 20 hours per week), predominantly evenings and weekends
  • Flexible and comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and ability to delegate responsibilities & supervise six or more staff members
  • Ability to exercise initiative, discretion, and good judgment
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and lift over 20 pounds
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Experience in customer service, and in sales and/or handling cash
  • Knowledge of OUA athletics, specifically Gee Gees varsity sports, considered an asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Send resume to:

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to ggevents@uottawa.ca. Please note your full name and position title in the subject line of your email.

Note that priority consideration will be given to students eligible to the Work-Study Program.

Varsity Event Staff

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017

Number of Positions: 14

Hourly Rate: $11.40

Duration: September 1st 2017, to March 31st, 2018

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa, Sports Services is seeking high-energy, organized individuals who will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of all Gee-Gees home Football, Soccer, Rugby, Ice Hockey, Volleyball and Basketball varsity events in addition to special department activities.

The Varsity Event Staff team coordinates logistical support for teams and fans whilst providing a safe, enjoyable, and efficiently operated venue for all Gee-Gees varsity home events. This is an exciting opportunity for students to work in an energetic, team-based sport environment at the University of Ottawa. Please note that the majority of events take place on the weekends, and as such applicants must be available to work most weekends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Game day operations
  • Facility and event set-up/ tear-down
  • Ticket sales and will-call
  • Event access control, crowd management, and security
  • Merchandise sales
  • General game support

Qualifications:

  • Must be a registered University of Ottawa student
  • Must be eligible for the Work-Study Program
  • Ability to work 10 hours per week, predominantly evenings and weekends
  • Ability to exercise initiative, and good judgment
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and lift over 20 pounds
  • Experience in customer service, as well as in sales and/or handling cash
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Gee-Gees varsity sports considered an asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Send resume to:

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to ggevents@uottawa.ca. Please note your full name and position title in the subject line of your email.

Note that priority consideration will be given to students eligible to the Work-Study Program.

Webcast Camera Operator

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017

Number of Positions: 4

Hourly Rate: $11.40

Duration: September 2017 - March 2018

Job Description:

Operate a camera to capture live game action and work within the webcast team to create dynamic and engaging broadcasts for OUA.tv viewers.

Training on video, audio, and broadcast equipment will be provided, no past experience required. Applicants will be required to commit to working a large portion of the schedule of varsity home games for football, basketball, volleyball, and hockey, which are predominantly on weekends. Please consult the schedules to consider your level of commitment.

Please note this position does not require appearing on camera or providing commentary. It is a behind-the-scenes position which will provide an exciting experience in sports communications and live event production. If you are interested in on-camera experience, please send an email to Jennifer.elliott@uOttawa.ca to discuss.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Ability to follow instructions of webcast director, follow a general plan and adapt to specific situations within a game
  • Knowledge of football, basketball, volleyball, hockey

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jennifer.elliott@uOttawa.ca.

Webcast Director

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates:

Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017

Number of Positions: 3

Hourly Rate: 14.00

Duration: September 2017 – March 2018

Job Description:

Sports fan with technical skills required to oversee live webcasts of Gee-Gees varsity games. Direct a dynamic and engaging broadcast by switching between camera angles, creating custom graphics, clipping instant replays, and monitoring fan engagement through social media.

Training on video, audio, and broadcast equipment will be provided, no past experience required. Applicants will be required to commit to working a large portion of the schedule of varsity home games for football, basketball, volleyball, and hockey, which are predominantly on weekends. Please consult the schedules to consider your level of commitment.

Please note this position does not require appearing on camera or providing commentary. It is a behind-the-scenes position which will provide an exciting experience in sports communications and live event production. If you are interested in on-camera experience, please send an email to Jennifer.elliott@uOttawa.ca to discuss.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of football, basketball, volleyball, hockey

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jennifer.elliott@uOttawa.ca.