UBC RECREATION - UBC CAMPS
Job Title: Program Assistant: Marketing and Multimedia
Work Term: May 25 – Sept 4, 2020
This individual will work directly with several of the UBC Camps management team to photograph and share camper experiences with parents and the community using the UBC Camps website, newsletters, and various social media channels. While photography will be the primary focus of this position, creating a weekly newsletter in consultation with the UBC Camps Manager to promote upcoming programs, along with sending a weekly program evaluation survey to camp participants will also be expected. Additional responsibilities will include creating content for, and managing, social media channels, designing promotional materials for use online and in print, and assistance as needed with Picture Perfect camp.
Additional information about UBC Camps and programming offered can be found on our website: www.camps.ubc.ca
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Photography / Videography
Newsletters / Evaluation
This role is integral to the operations and goals of the Department of Athletics and Recreation, including excellence in customer service, participant recognition, and program management. The role will interact with staff, community users, and camp participants and parents. Students working in this role are required to provide first-class customer service and professionalism while interacting with patrons. As a representative of UBC Athletics and Recreation it is vitally important the student assists our patrons in a knowledgeable and professional manner.
$1,350.00 semi-monthly salary
*Semi-Monthly Payroll: UBC pays semi-monthly employees on the 15th day of the month and the last day of the month. Employees who work a portion of a semi-monthly period will receive a pro-rated semi-monthly paycheque. For example, employees who work August 1 – 10 will receive a pro-rated paycheque on August 15.
Monday – Friday; 9:00am – 5:00pm
Occasional evenings and weekends may also be required
This position reports directly to the Manager – UBC Camps, with additional support from the Coordinator - UBC Camps. This position works under direct supervision both independently and in a team environment. The employee works under a set of policies and procedures and is expected to defer to the supervisor when any judgment or decision making outside these parameters is required. The role maintains regular contact with the supervisor through email, phone and in-person interactions.
Education and Experience
· Previous recreational programming experience
· Previous experience working in a camp environment
· Previous photography and/or multimedia experience
Knowledge, Skills and Ability
ANTICIPATED LEARNING OUTCOMES
· Enhanced understanding of (youth) recreation programming
· Enhanced photography, multimedia, and marketing skills and abilities
· Enhanced communication techniques
· Enhanced customer service skills
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a cover letter, resume, along with the appropriate documents to answer the pre-screening question below, and three references with contact information to Michael Carroll, Manager – UBC Camps, Athletics and Recreation by submitting an online application at www.camps.ubc.ca/employment or in person at 3065 Wesbrook Mall (National Soccer Development Centre), Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3 by January 30, 2020 at 4:00pm. Due to a large number of applicants, only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Late or incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Interviews will be conducted February 5, 2020.
1. Create an Instagram Post
2. Photography or Videography Examples
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $2,700.00 /month