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Student Assistant - International Relations Office

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Date of Posting: 
August 26, 2014
International Relations Office
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

15 hours per week

$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible until April 30, 2015, with possibility of extension

The International Relations Office is seeking applications for the position of Student Assistant.  This position will focus on providing support to all areas of the International Relations Office.

The student will be responsible for:
• Helping to maintain and build the International Relations Office website and social media outlets
• Helping to coordinate incoming international visits
• Assisting with research on current and future projects
• Assisting in the creation of marketing material
•  Assisting in maintaining filing systems and databases
• Coordinating small meetings and events
• Taking meeting minutes
• Answering phones and responding to correspondence
• Sending information packages, etc. by courier
• Leading campus tours
• Performing other duties as required


• The successful candidate will ideally be in second year and will be familiar with working in a post-secondary educational environment.
• This position requires strong computer, organizational, and administrative skills with a keen eye for detail, as well as excellent communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal abilities.
• S/he will also be able to work in both a team environment and independently.
• The successful candidate must be friendly, responsible, and comfortable conducting campus tours and leading delegations from location to location during visits.

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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