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Employment Opportunities

Huskies Athletics Employment Opportunities 2022-23 season

The Saint Mary's Huskies Department of Athletics are looking for high energy and outgoing staff for the 2022-23 season. We host more than 100 Huskies home games each season in the sports of football, rugby, soccer, cross country, hockey, basketball, volleyball and track & field.

All positions are part-time running from September – March with games primarily taking place during evenings and weekends. These positions are “sport specific”, and successful applicants will be trained specific to their sport of interest. Saint Mary’s strives to deliver the best game day events! 

If you have experience in any of these areas, or feel you would be qualified to be a part of our game day team, drop off a resume to the Department office located on the 2nd floor of the Homburg Centre, attention Mikayla Nassy-Wong, or send it via email to Mikayla.Nassy-Wong@smu.ca. Only successful candidates will be contacted.  

Positions: 

  • Game Day Events Assistant
  • Game Announcer
  • Game Day Music DJ
  • Score Clock Operator
  • Scorekeeper
  • Social Media/Digital Content Assistant
  • Sports Photographer
  • Sports Writer
  • Statistician (Presto)
  • Statistician Spotter
  • Webcast Play-By-Play Commentator
  • Webcast Camera Operator / Producer

Descriptions of all postions can be found by CLICKING HERE.

Personal Trainer

The Saint Mary's Huskies Department of Athletics are looking for high energy and outgoing Personal Trainer to join the SMUfit team.

If you have experience or feel you would be qualified to be a part of our team, drop off a resume to the Department office located on the 2nd floor of the Homburg Centre, attention Mikaela Henderson, or send it via email to mikaela.henderson@smu.ca. Only successful candidates will be contacted.  

Position Summary  

The Personal Trainer is a member of the Recreation team of SMU Athletics and Recreation which supports internal and external stakeholders by, providing a welcoming and inclusive environment, providing accessible, engaging, meaningful and rehabilitative training sessions, providing a clean and safe environment, and providing friendly and helpful service. 

The Personal Trainer is responsible for creating memorable customer experiences throughout the Homburg Centre and works collaboratively with the rest of the team to inspire healthy, active lifestyles through fun client centered programs. The Personal Trainer is an enthusiastic individual who has a positive attitude and takes pride in a job well done. They also have an outgoing, fun, yet professional attitude. SMUfit Trainers are responsible for providing outstanding front line customer service to both internal and external customers in support of our Athletics and Recreation programs. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Develop and provide personalized programs to each client's individual needs 
  • Improvise and adapt to a variety of clients 
  • Build meaningful relationships by engaging and communicating with clients, assessing client capability, actively listening, showing compassion, building rapport, and offering ongoing coaching/motivation 
  • Demonstrate professionalism (communication, uniform, punctuality) 
  • Identify and report equipment deficiencies, affix signage to prohibit use 
  • Provide customers and clients with information and about various personal training packages, programs, and memberships  
  • Ability to renew clients personal training packages and obtain new clients   
  • Work effectively in a team environment 
  • Orient members regarding equipment usage and facility etiquette  
  • Work varying shifts (evenings/weekends)  
  • Respond to and assist with various first aid situations 
  • Effectively use Fusion software to track client sessions remaining/completed 
  • Attend quarterly staff meetings as well as additional trainings as needed