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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
20 Client Services Attendant July 20, 2017 to August 30, 2017
10 Facilities Attendant July 21, 2017 to September 1, 2017
8 Fan engagement assistant March 13, 2017 to August 30, 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
1 Social Media Assistant March 10, 2017 to August 30, 2017
3 Stampede Coordinator March 10, 2017 to August 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

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.

Client Services Attendant

Client Services

Posting Dates: Thursday, July 20, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Number of Positions: 20

Hourly Rate: $12/h

Duration: Part-time (less than 24 hours/week) - until April 30, 2018

Job Description:

Provides quality client service by welcoming, informing and registering Sports Services’ clients to various sports activities;

Analyses and determines the needs of the clientele; suggests and sell appropriate services that will suit the customer’s needs;

Receives various requests and inquiries by telephone and by email; transfers these requests to appropriate person;

Controls equipment rentals: lends keys to appropriate individuals whose names are on the list;

Regularly patrols and controls access to the facilities;

Promotes the Gee-Gee brand by advertising programming and events;

Provides First Aid in case of emergency;

 

The position requires to work day, night and/or weekend shifts at both the Minto Sports Complex and Montpetit Hall Facilities.

Essential Qualifications:

Experience in customer service
Experience in using computer systems and software such as Windows, Word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail and Internet
Knowledge of principles directing people and property protection
Knowledge of cash register functions and point of sale terminals
Ability to work independently and in a team,
Interpersonal and communication skills
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)
Valid First Aid and CPR certification delivered by a recognized certification body in Canada 

Send resume to:

There is a mandatory training Week that will take place in August. Date to be confirmed.

Please send your resume to thadgu@uottawa.ca ; Subject line: Client Services: Client Services Attendant.

We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration.

Facilities Attendant

Facilities

Posting Dates: Friday, July 21, 2017 to Friday, September 1, 2017

Number of Positions: 10

Hourly Rate: $22.02 /hour

Duration: Part-time (less than 24 hours/week) - until April 30, 2018

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Supervises daily operations within the sports facilities.

Ensures the facilities are safe and operational at all times.

Installs and secures the sports equipment necessary for the activities identified by the Sports Department and the academic sector.

Acts as the support person for all services in order to ensure efficient operation of the various programs and the needs expressed by customers.

Regularly patrols and controls access to the facilities,

Provides First Aid in case of emergency.

Is able to work outside normal working hours and during peak hours (evenings and weekends), determined by Sport Services scheduling.

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Experience in using computer systems and software such as Windows, Word processing, spreadsheets, databases. e-mail and Internet
  • Knowledge of principles directing people and property protection
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to manipulate and lift loads up to 25 kilograms in weight
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bilingualism - French and English (spoken and written)
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certification delivered by a recognized cartification body in Canada

Send resume to:

Please send your résumé to cquesne2@uottawa.ca; Suject line: Sports Facilities Attendant Application

We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration.

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.

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.

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 (10h/week)

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.

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.

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.