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Employment Opportunity

Gymnasium Attendant

Gymnasium/Student Activities
Competition Number: 13-3114
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding
Start/End: As soon as possible up to May 02, 2014 -
May end early or be extended
Workload: 14 hours per week, may include evenings and weekends
Additional hours, if required, to be submitted on timesheets
Employment Group: Cupe 7
Position: 00055
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Supervise University gymnasium, student and work-study students. Maintain facility operation of the gymnasium complex and maintain all instructional and recreational equipment. Assist in the implementation of student activities. Schedule University athletic vans. Provide clerical support including: typing, reception, file maintenance, photocopying and handling of money. Provide primary first aid for gymnasium and backup for the University. Implement University fire and safety evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency. Coordinate and provide community student housing list. Position requires frequent exposure to many adverse and undesirable conditions. Adherence to safety procedures and precautions required. Participate as an active member of the student activities team.
Required Qualifications: Diploma in Physical Education, Recreation or equivalent from an appropriately accredited institution. Three to five years recent directly related experience. Demonstrated knowledge of sports and fitness equipment, its care, use and repair. Ability to interact effectively with students, staff and community members. Demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts and problem solve. Clerical skills including entry level word processing proficiency. 40 wpm typing speed.
Valid OFA Level 2 Certificate required (or obtain as per CUPE Letter of Agreement #3).

Preferred Qualifications: Degree in Recreation or relevant discipline from an appropriately accredited institution.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications for all items listed on resume
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: October 10, 2013 - October 23, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.