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Student Assistant(s) - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Date of Posting: 
August 23, 2012
Faculty of Education
Student Assistant(s)
Hours of Work: 

Up to 10 hours a week, hours may be reduced during practicum periods.

$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included)

Fall 2012 and WInter 2013 semesters, to begin as soon as possible in September 2012.

The Faculty of Education requires the services of two Bachelor of Education students to work in the Education Learning Commons (ELC). Preferably, successful candidates will be either incoming Year 1 students or Year 2 students who are not planning to complete their final practica off-Island. At least one candidate must be enrolled in the BEd (français langue seconde) program.
Student assistants are responsible for providing circulation services and basic technological assistance to Faculty of Education students, faculty and staff using the ELC, as well as performing other miscellaneous duties as required. Student assistants report to the Coordinator of the ELC.
The successful candidate should be comfortable with or able to learn how to use a variety of technology, including photocopiers, printers, Macs, Inspiration, Moodle, Smart Boards, iPads, and Koha. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated, with strong oral and written communication skills, good time management skills and a positive attitude. Previous experience in a school or university library setting would be an asset, but is not a prerequisite.
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 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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