Employment Opportunities

StFX ATHLETICS VARSITY ATHLETICS

Stay tuned for employment opportunities available for specific StFX varsity teams, such as student managers and video coordinators. As job openings become available they will be posted here.

X-Women Basketball - Volunteer for Practice Management
The X-Women Basketball team is seeking a Team Volunteer to assist with practice management for the 2019-2020 season, including assisting with statistics and clock management, the individual should have a basketball background and be familar with the game. Please contact head coach LeeAnna Osei, losei@stfx.ca if intertested.  

X-Men Football Team Hiring Videographer

The X-Men Football Team is now accepting applications for two open Videographer positions. The successful candidate(s) will assist the team with the filming of practices and games during the 2019 football season. This position is open to both students and community members. Individuals who plan on being in Antigonish starting in early August of 2019 are especially encouraged to apply, as that is when Training Camp begins. The football team will provide all of the necessary training required to execute this role.

Duties will include:

  • Filming X-Men Football practices
  • Filming X-Men Football home games
  • Assisting with the uploading and editing of practice/game film

In return, we will offer the successful candidate:

  • All of the necessary training required to complete this role
  • Instruction on how to use high-level athletics video software
  • Experience filming in an athletic environment
  • Past X-Men Football videographers are now working in the CFL in the same capacity!!
  • You will receive a monetary honorarium

Experience using digital video cameras and/or video software would be an asset, but is not required.  Interested applicants should contact:

Jon Svec
Defensive Coordinator, X-Men Football
jsvec@stfx.ca

 

StFX ATHLETICS GAME DAY STAFF

The StFX Department of Athletics is now accepting applications for the following positions for each varsity sport (football, soccer, rugby, basketball & hockey) for the 2018-19 varsity season:

  • Sport Coordinator
  • Promotions Announcer
  • Game Day DJ
  • Mascot
  • Ticket Scanner
  • 50/50 Seller
  • Game Announcer
  • Webcast Play-by-Play Announcer
  • Webcast Colour Commentary Announcer
  • Webcast Technician
  • Game Videographer
  • Scorekeeper
  • Score Clock Operator
  • Statistician
  • Statistician Spotter
  • Photographer & Game Day Videographer
  • Sports Journalist
  • Hockey Penalty Box
  • Hockey Goal Judge

Application form can be found by Clicking Here.


All game day event staff positions are part-time positions available August – March, with the work taking place primarily on weeknights and weekends during the varsity season. These positions are sport-specific, therefore successful candidates must be very familiar with the playing rules and regulations of the sport to which the role applies.  Experience playing and/or coaching the sport is an asset.  Candidates should be quick thinking, adaptable, attentive and confident in their performance in a fast-paced varsity game setting.  Some roles require candidates to be computer efficient or possess technical skills.  Training will be provided for all positions where needed and we are seeking individuals of any age who are eager, willing to learn and be a part of the varsity athletics game management and/or sports information team for both the current and future varsity seasons. 

Applicants must fill out a StFX Athletics staff application form and submit a resume with their application.  Application forms and resumes may be mailed to: StFX Department of Athletics, PO Box 5000, Antigonish, NS, B2G 2W5, faxed to (902) 867-2455, emailed to lbond@stfx.ca or dropped off to the Athletic Department main office. 

StFX ATHLETIC THERAPY

The StFX Athletic Therapy department provides an opportunity for students to be involved with varsity sports as Student Therapists. These student therapists are hired by the athletic therapists from the Human Kinetics program after their second year of university. Each student is assigned a team for which they are responsible for the day to day taping and care of the team. The student therapists will travel with the teams and take care of the varsity athletes while they are on the road. This position is generally two years in length. For more information on becoming a Student Therapist, contact StFX Athletics Head Therapist Tara Sutherland at 867-2231 or tsutherl@stfx.ca

StFX INTRAMURALS

Currently over 100 students per year are involved in the organization and administration of the StFX Intramural program as activity supervisors, sport officials, scorekeepers and timekeepers. StFX Intramurals wants to involve as many students as possible - the more students involved in student programming the better!  Whether you want to gain some valuable leadership experience, add to your resume, earn some extra money, or just be involved in an exciting area of university life, come see us at the StFX Intramural Office. All applications should be dropped off at the Intramural office or emailed to intramurals@stfx.ca.

StFX RECREATION

StFX Recreation is one of the largest student employer on campus, hiring over 150 students each year to provide leadership in our many programs. Students work part-time in a variety of positions, such as:

• Wellness Centre Floor Staff          • Red Cross First Aid Instructors
• Group Fitness Leaders                  • Lifeguards/WSI
• Yoga Instructors                             • Personal Trainers
• Summer Camp Councilors
• Welcome Desk Membership & Facility Clerks

Benefits of Employment:
• Great training & development.
• Flexible and accommodating work schedules.
• Opportunities for leadership and advancement.

General Expectations:
Although responsibilities and expectations differ for each position, ALL Recreation student positions are governed by the following general expectations:
• Commitment to customer service and cultural diversity, demonstrated through treating all individuals with integrity, dignity, and worth. 
• Willingness to learn.
• Maturity and reliability in performing all job functions.

To apply, please send a cover letter, indicating your job preference(s), along with a resume, and send to fitness@stfx.ca, or drop off application in person to the StFX Welcome Desk. For more information on specific jobs, please contact the appropriate supervisor:

• Gerry Balcom, Manager, Recreation & Club Sports, 902-867-2182, gbalcom@stfx.ca
• Bethany Theuerkauf, Recreation & Aquatics Coordinator, 902-867-3925, btheuerk@stfx.ca 
• Mary-Leigh MacIntyre, Welcome Desk Team Lead, 902-867-5343, mmacinty@stfx.ca
• Joe DeCoste, Intramurals & Wellness Centre Team Lead, 902-867-3642, jjdecost@stfx.ca