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Student Laboratoy Assistants in French and /or Spanish (Up to 4 Positions) - Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 9, 2016
Date of Posting: 
August 17, 2016
Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts
Student Laboratory Assistants in French and/or Spanish
Hours of Work: 

Varied. Please indicate hours available to work. Include current phone number and e-mail address.

$11.54 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 2016 - April 2017

The Department has openings for students of Modern Languages to perform various duties connected with the Language Laboratory in French and Spanish.


• Attending training and orientation sessions
• Assisting professors in language lab learning activities for beginners and proctoring work at the lab
• With the aid of a marking template, scanning assignments to provide feedback of preliminary grade recommendations


• Applicants normally will be third or fourth year students in French or Spanish and/or have a strong background in one of these languages
• Strong interpersonal skills are required
• Reliability and dependability are a must

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual. Applicants must have studied at least two of the languages presently taught by the Department; familiarity with the electronic and computer lab would be an asset.

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, or fax it to (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified student 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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