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Student Laboratory Assistants in French And/Or Spanish - Department of Modern Languages

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 4, 2015
Date of Posting: 
August 25, 2015
Department of Modern Languages
Student Laboratory Assistants in French And/Or Spanish
Hours of Work: 


$11.27 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 2015 - April 2016

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 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.

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

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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