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Evening Supervisor

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Evening Supervisor
Department/Unit Athletic Centre - Dal AC
Location Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Posting Number S044-24
Employee Group NSGEU Local 77
Position Type Regular, On-Going
Duration of Contract (if applicable)
Employment Type Full Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0 FTE
Salary $25.91 - $32.80 per hour ($47,154 - $59,693 per annum, 35 hours per week)
Classification T7
Provisional Statement
This is a provisional classification. Formal classification procedures will be initiated by the Job Design Unit in approximately six months.
About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
Job Summary
Athletics and Recreation takes a holistic approach to enhancing the Dalhousie experience by creating and sharing ways to engage and connect students through physical activity and wellness, to contribute to student success. Reporting to the Associate Director, Athletic Services, the Evening Supervisor shares responsibility for the operation and delivery of the frontline and retail services provided to Langille Athletic Centre members, students, guests, and visitors, ensuring an exceptional client experience.
Key Responsibilities
  • Address inquiries from current and potential members and guests, acting as first point of contact to resolve issues and concerns, and ensure adherence to policies and procedures. Complete sales transactions, including handling cash. Assist as required with staffing and building emergencies.
  • Plan, facilitate, and implement all intramural programming for the campus community, working with Dalhousie student-focused departments to identify and promote programming. Supervise intramural and recreational programming.
  • Provide game day supervision and support for varsity events. Ensure technical equipment is set up and working. Enter game statistics and write game recaps. Coordinate and book travel arrangements for all varsity teams.
  • Direct and train casual student staff, ensuring adherence to policies and procedures and ensuring staff are well-versed in all current and upcoming promotions, facility schedules and schedule changes.
  • Administer summer camp programs including planning, promotion, registration, payment, and scheduling. Provide day-of facilitation for all camps including drop-off/pick-up, set-up/clean-up, and addressing emergencies.
  • Assist with developing promotional material for the facility and with the monitoring of social media accounts.
Due to operational requirements, the successful applicant is required to work in-person on campus.

The work schedule for this position will be:
September to June
  • Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Monday – Thursday 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
July and August
  • Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Scheduling, including changes in scheduling, will be in accordance with the collective agreement.

The incumbent will be required to work outdoors periodically including during inclement weather, and will be working daily in a busy facility around game equipment such as bouncing pickleballs and basketballs.
Required Qualifications
  • Community Recreation Management diploma plus approximately three years’ relevant experience in a membership-based facility in a customer service and retail capacity (or equivalent combination of training and experience).
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, time management and problem-solving skills with a proven ability to multi-task effectively in busy environment.
  • Experience with MSOffice as well as Canva or similar graphic design platforms.
  • Current Emergency First Aid certification or completion of certification within the first 3 months of employment.
  • Ability to regularly lift, move and set-up equipment weighing up to approximately 50 lbs.

  • Background in athletics.
Job Competencies
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core competencies (, in particular:

- Self-Awareness & Professionalism
- Respect & Inclusion
- Adaptability
- Communication
- Service
Additional Information
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Application Consideration
Bargaining unit employees (NSGEU local 77) are given priority consideration and will be notified on the status of their application following assessment. All other applications will be considered when there is no qualified candidate from the bargaining unit.

We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
Diversity Statement
Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit
Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies One (1)
Open Date 02/12/2024
Close Date 03/04/2024
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter