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Student Mentors - 2 positions - Mawi'Omi Aboriginal Student Centre - Webster Centre for Teaching and Learning

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 31, 2012
Date of Posting: 
August 20, 2012
Mawi'Omi Aboriginal Student Centre - Webster Centre for Teaching and Learning
Student Mentors - 2 positions
Hours of Work: 

8 -10 hours per week

$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 10, 2012 to December 30, 2012

The Webster Centre for Teaching and Learning requires student mentors to work with the Coordinator of the Mawi’Omi Aboriginal Student Centre. The student mentors will provide support for Aboriginal students who are enrolled in studies at UPEI.
The successful candidate will work out of the Mawi’Omi Centre and be part of team that provides:
• Ongoing academic and social support for Aboriginal students
• Planned activities/socials for Aboriginal students
• Presentations/outreach into the secondary school system and local communities
• Report writing
• Self motivated 3rd or 4th year student (exceptional 2nd year students are welcome to apply)
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Computer skills
• Interest in working with other people, in particular Aboriginal students
• Dependable
• Reference letter from a UPEI professor
Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual. Self-identifying Aboriginal students will be given additional consideration.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a 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.

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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