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Aboriginal Student Mentor - Mawi'omi Aboriginal Student Centre - Student Affairs / The Webster Centre For Teaching & Learning

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 2, 2015
Date of Posting: 
September 25, 2015
Student Affairs / The Webster Centre For Teaching & Learning
Aboriginal Student Mentor - Mawi'omi Aboriginal Student Centre
Hours of Work: 

8 – 10 hours per week

$10.92 per hour (vacation pay included)

October 5, 2015 to April 15, 2016

The Mawi’omi Aboriginal Student Centre requires an Aboriginal Student Mentor to work out of the Mawi’omi Centre.  The Mawi’omi Aboriginal Student Centre offers services and supports to First Nations students attending UPEI as well as cultural information and resources to the whole University community.


The successful candidate will work with the Aboriginal Academic Advisor out of the Mawi’Omi Centre and duties will include:
• Assist in planning the annual Connecting Aboriginal Cultures Pow Wow on Campus.
• Social event planning
• Working with the UPEI First Nations community
• Presentations/outreach into the secondary school system and local communities
• Report writing


• Self-motivated student
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Computer skills
• Interest in working with other people, in particular Aboriginal students and youth
• Experience in research an asset

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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