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Student Assistant - Human Resources Department

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Date of Posting: 
January 24, 2017
Human Resources Department
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Up to 10 hours per week 

$11.44 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible – April 30, 2017

Approximately 10 hours per week; schedule may vary depending upon the needs of the department during the term.


Under the supervision of the Human Resources Manager, the student will work on a combination of day to day assignments as well as general office and clerical routines, including:

• Filing
• Word processing, data entry, spreadsheets
• Data verification, proofreading
• Assisting with mail-outs and other distribution
• Photocopying, shredding
• Retrieving and inputting information
• Other related duties


• Strong computer skills in Word processing and spreadsheet applications
• Good analytical skills, accuracy, discretion and good interpersonal and communication skills
• Courses in Human Resource Management; and General management and/or related experience would be a definite asset

Priority is given 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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume 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, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit 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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