Student Mentors (Up to 8 Positions) - Department of Student Affairs and Webster Centre for Teaching and Learning

Competition Number: 
115S16
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, September 19, 2016
Date of Posting: 
September 12, 2016
Department: 
Department of Student Affairs and Webster Centre for Teaching and Learning
Position: 
Student Mentors
Hours of Work: 

5 – 10 hours per week for the academic year

Salary: 
$11.18 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

September 2016 – April 30, 2017

Student Affairs requires student mentors to work with the Coordinator of Pathways to Academic Success.  Student mentors will provide academic support to first year students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be part of a team of individuals who provide:
• Academic mentoring to first year students
• Support to students making the transition to university
• Progress Reports to Coordinator
• Scheduling of weekly meetings with students
• Attend scheduled staff meetings

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Motivated and successful 3rd or 4th year student or exceptional 2nd year student
• Excellent organization, time management and study skills
• Strong English communication skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Student centered, dependable and reliable
• Strong computer and Moodle skills

Experience working with students and support services will be considered an asset. Successful applicants must be able to attend a training session on September 24, 8:30 - 4:00 pm. 

Priority will be given 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 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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