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Student Assistant - Department of Integrated Communications - Photography

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Date of Posting: 
October 2, 2013
Department of Integrated Communications - Photography
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Up to 15 hours per week, October 15, 2013 to April 30, 2014 Up to 32 hours per week, May 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014

$10.40 per hour (vacation pay included)

October 15, 2013 to August 31, 2014 (possibility of extension)

Works with the UPEI photographer in meeting production deadlines. Will photograph flat copy and still products; scan slides, negatives or prints; print to ink jet and dye sub printers; answer phones; record job requests in calendar; greet walk-in customers and take details of work required; enter work orders and computer file data in computers; create class composite pdf files; take original digital photography of University events, including some Athletics competition, and other photography requests as needed; manipulate digital images; work evenings and weekends as requested. Orientation will be provided.
• Must have basic understanding and experience of photographic principles; must be tidy and attentive to detail and work well under pressure.
• Should have basic skills in computer imaging software i.e. Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, etc. and in other programs, such as Microsoft Office, an asset. Must have samples of previous photographic work.
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 following link:
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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