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Student Assistant Office Support - Residence Services - Ancillary Services

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, January 26, 2015
Date of Posting: 
January 16, 2015
Ancillary Services
Student Assistant Office Support - Residence Services
Hours of Work: 

Up to 10 hours per week
Monday – Friday 5:00-8:00pm


$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included)

Feb-April 2015 with possible renewal for Sept-April 2015-2016

Residence Services is seeking a Residence Services Assistant(s) for the balance of the 2015 winter academic semester and pending performance the 2015-2016 academic year.


• The Residence Services Assistant will provide assistance and support to the Residence Services operation during the academic year
• Duties during the academic year will include operating student accommodations software
• assisting with residence applications
• receiving and responding to telephone and e-mail inquiries
• receiving and routing residence mail
• contacting students regarding packages
• computer data entry regarding on-line residence room maintenance requests
• supporting students and general public with the UPEI CampusCard
working with and providing assistance to the staff of Residence Services and Ancillary Services
• other such related duties


• Strong customer service skills
• A professional and positive attitude, energetic, courteous, good telephone etiquette and attention to detail
• Able to work well within a team environment as well as independently
• Familiarity with UPEI’s residences, the university campus, Charlottetown and PEI
• Comfortable with computers (with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Drive)
• Experience working with cash
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekdays, and holidays
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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