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Student Assistants - English Academic Preparation (EAP) Program

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, February 4, 2013
Date of Posting: 
January 30, 2013
English Academic Preparation (EAP) Program
Student Assistants
Hours of Work: 

2-3 hours training in February 2-3 evenings for one week in February, one week in March, and one week in April

$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included)

February 18, 2013 to April 19, 2013

 The EAP program is seeking student assistants to carry out email and Skype communications with potential UPEI international students to provide basic information about living and studying in PEI. Students will be provided with information and training for this pilot project by the International Relations Office.
• initial contact with applicants via email
• respond to inquiries from applicants via email or Skype
• provide accurate information about living in PEI (i.e. finding housing, weather conditions, getting settled) and studying at UPEI (facilities/services available, campus atmosphere, etc.)
• participate in a two to three hour training session
• 3rd or 4th year international student
• bilingual (English/Putonguah)
• ability to work independently, ability to make sound judgments, strong organizational and 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 cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to employment@upei.ca. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. 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.
The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

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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