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Student Assistant - Development & Alumni Engagement

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Date of Posting: 
August 26, 2014
Development & Alumni Engagement
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

10 hours per week

$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 9, 2014 to April 30, 2015

The Department of Development & Alumni Engagement at UPEI exists to promote relationships across campus, the greater community, with donors, prospects, alumni and friends that will enhance the vision, mission, reputation, and resources of the University.

The Development & Alumni team is responsible for a wide range of functions including raising more than $5 million per annum in support of student success.  The Alumni Office within the Department is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with former students across generations with a goal to engaging them with each other and the university in meaningful ways.


The office of Development & Alumni Engagement is seeking a part-time student assistant to assist with:
• special projects
• data entry
• media monitoring
• event planning
• on-campus errands
• general office duties
• research


• As a detail-oriented person, the candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to implement project initiatives from start to finish. 
• S/he will have previous and successful writing and research experience as well as knowledge of other forms of communication (i.e. web, social, and digital media). 
• The candidate will be comfortable performing general office duties including on-campus deliveries, on-line research, sitting in on planning meetings, performing general office duties, and planning events.

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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