College Mascot Job Posting for 2017-18

Bethune College Council is currently seeking a responsible student to hold the position of College Mascot during SU 2017 and the FW 2017-18 academic year.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform as “Normy the Dragon” Mascot at community appearances and Bethune Dragons athletic and social events.
  • Commit entirely to the assigned scheduled opportunities for “Normy” to appear at on-campus and off-campus events.
  • Assist in creating routines for promotional entertainment.
  • Distribute Bethune College promotional items designed to help increase school spirit and attendance at games and events.
  • Personally interact with students/staff/faculty you encounter.
  • Work events throughout the year, including summer if applicable.

Key Characteristics:

  • Warm & engaging personality
  • A professional demeanour and image to prove compatible with Bethune College Council
  • Independent and self-motivated, while flexible and adaptable
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to priorities
  • Able to work both individually and within a team
  • Excellent teambuilding skills

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in at least 18 credits (a minimum of 9 in the Fall and 9 in the Winter terms), and maintain this status throughout the FW16 terms.
  • Ability to attend all BCC events when needed
  • Ability to attend all BAC sporting events when needed
  • Can be available to work during the SU term for promotional events
  • Ability to work scheduled event dates, including outside of semesters if necessary.
  • Ability to work nights and weekend work as required.
  • Must be available for the entire duration of Academic and Social Orientations (September and January), York Fest and Frost Week
  • Must attend a Basic Peer Leader training session to work in this position.

Interested applicants must submit a completed application package which includes:

  • A resume
  • A cover letter outlining why you are interested and suited for the position
  • 2 reference letters verifying the applicant’s qualifications.
  • A list of promotional ideas utilizing the college mascot
  • Be required to perform a creative routine in the mascot costume

The deadline for submitting applications is March 22, 2017 at noon .  All applications packages must be submitted online at bethune.yorku.ca/hiring.