SMU Huskies

Employment Opportunities

The Department of Athletics & Recreation requires varsity game day staff for the upcoming 16/17 season.  If you have experience in sports and are qualified for these areas, please fill out the form, attach a short resume and return it to the Department office located on the 2nd floor of the Homburg Centre.

Games Day Events Assistant

Game Day Positions – various for all sports

Varsity Game 50/50 & Merchandise Coordinator

The varsity season runs from September – March and includes mostly evenings and weekends.
 

Game Day Events Assistant

 

As the Events Game Day assistant you will contribute towards the successful operation of game day functions.  You will assist in the execution game day activities, organize promotional activities, provide assistance to outside groups, assist in sports communication related duties, and provide on mic services when required.

 

You should have a strong knowledge of a variety of sports, possess excellent organizational, leadership, verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to work varying hours as well as weekends.

 

Specific duties will relate to, but not be confined to:

 

• Assist in game day staffing

• work with game day operations staff to ensure set up is complete

• AUS/CIS  post game reporting procedures

• Plan and execute varsity game day promotions with Events Assistant

• Plan and organize on-campus promotions

• Assist in coordination of groups/ teams attending events

• Welcomes and team announcements for varsity teams

• Engage minor teams participation and attendance at varsity games

• Assist minor game officials when required – invoices/game sheets/water

• Ensure lineups/programs are available/visible at all games

• Manage game timing and activities related to game (ie. Opening ceremonies, special guests, puck drops, etc)

• Assist mascot when needed

• Assist Coordinator of Varsity Events with AUS/CIS game requirements

• Player of the Game - coordinate with game staff

 
Approximately 70 home games per season, September – mid March
 
Name:  ______________________________________     Year of Study/Degree:  _______________
 

Cell #:  _________________   Email:  ________________________________________________________

 
Indicate the position(s) that are applying for as well as the sport in the list below.
 

___________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Explain a few details about you and why you’d be a good candidate for the position(s)

 

____________________________________________________________________________________________

 
 

To complete the application, please attach a resume and return to:

Lori Forbes

Department of Athletics & Recreation, 2nd floor Homburg Centre

Saint Mary’s University

Halifax, NS  B3H 3C3

Or email to:  lori.forbes@smu.ca

 

Please note the review of application is ongoing, and only successful candidates will be contacted. 

 

Additional Game Day positions
 
The Department of Athletics & Recreation requires varsity game day staff for the upcoming 16/17 season.  If you have experience in any of these areas, or feel you would be qualified, please fill out the form, attach a short resume and return it to the Department office located on the 2nd floor of the Homburg Centre.
 

• Webcast Technician – set up and operate webcasting equipment     

• Statistician - all sports (live game day stats program)              

• Statistician Spotter – all sports, assist in the data entry                       

• Scoreclock operator - basketball / volleyball                 

• Scorekeeper – basketball             

• Sports Writer – all sports 

• Music DJ – basketball/volleyball             

• Videographer – all sports, film games

• game announcer - soccer / volleyball / basketball

• webcast play by play commentator                    

• Mascot – all sports, most be enthusiastic!           

 

These positions are “sport specific”, therefore successful candidates must be very familiar with the playing rules and regulations for the sport related to the position. 

 
 

Name:  ______________________________________     Year of Study/Degree:  _______________

 

Cell #:  _________________   Email:  ________________________________________________________

 
 

Indicate the position(s) that are applying for as well as the sport in the list below.

 

___________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Explain a few details about you and why you’d be a good candidate for the position(s)

 

____________________________________________________________________________________________

 
 

To complete the application, please attach a resume and return to:

Lori Forbes

Department of Athletics & Recreation, 2nd floor Homburg Centre

Saint Mary’s University

Halifax, NS  B3H 3C3

Or email to:  lori.forbes@smu.ca

 

Please note the review of application is ongoing, and only successful candidates will be contacted. 

 

Varsity Game 5050 & Merchandise Coordinator

Department of Athletics & Recreation

 

The Department of Athletics & Recreation requires a Coordinator of our 50/50 and Merchandise programs for Football and Men’s Hockey Games.    If you have experience in this area or feel you would be qualified, please fill out the form, attach a short resume and return it to the Department Office located on the 2nd floor of the Homburg Centre.

 

50/50 Ticket Program

We operate a computerized 5050 ticket sales system at our football and men’s hockey games to generate revenue for the department. Duties required for each game

  • Setup the system for the upcoming game.
  • Confirm the ticket sellers for the game.
  • Setup the main selling stations and ensure all handheld units are ready.
  • Prepare selling packages for the ticket sellers.  Train sellers on the system
  • Close sales down, do the draw, prepare winner’s prize package.
  • Prepare master sales sheet, close system and secure cash.
 

Merchandise Table

  • Setup the merchandise table
  • Sell merchandise, prepare master sales sheet, secure cash and merchandise at end of game.
 

Position requires you to work all of our football and men’s hockey games.   Skills required would be customer service, supervisory and experience with computer systems and troubleshooting issues.

 

Name:  ______________________________________     Year of Study/Degree:  _______________

 

Cell #:  _________________   Email:  ________________________________________________________

 
 

Explain a few details about you and why you’d be a good candidate for the position(s)

 

_________________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________________

To complete the application, please attach a resume and return to:

Dana Clements

Department of Athletics & Recreation, 2nd floor Homburg Centre

Saint Mary’s University

Halifax, NS B3H 3C3

Or email to:  dana.clements@smu.ca

 

Please note the review of application is ongoing, and only successful candidates will be contacted.