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Student Lab Assistant - School of Nursing

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, October 3, 2016
Date of Posting: 
September 23, 2016
School of Nursing - Learning Resource Centre
Student Lab Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Up to 10 hours per week (includes some evenings)

$11.81 per hour (vacation pay included)

October 2016 - July 28, 2017

The Learning Resource Centre (School of Nursing) is seeking applicants for student lab assistant. This position reports to the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Coordinator and will assist the Clinical Nursing Instructors in the Learning Resource Centre.


• Assisting with instruction of first year and second year nursing students
• Assisting with accessing resources, organizing supplies and equipment
• Setting up equipment for specific labs
• Returning equipment to the storage area post lab
• Equipment and manikin maintenance
• Word processing
• Literature searches
• Photocopying and filing


• Current enrolment in the second or third year of the nursing program at UPEI
• Strong clinical and psychomotor skills required
• Demonstrated critical thinking ability and initiative
• Superior organizational skills
• Flexibility, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills are an asset

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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