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Student Sales Associates - Bookstore

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014
Date of Posting: 
February 6, 2014
Student Sales Associates
Hours of Work: 

35 hours per week, May 2014 to September 2014, 4 – 10 hours per week, September 2014- May 2015

$10.40 per hour (includes vacation pay)

May 2014 to September 2014 (with the possibility of extension in fall, depending on student eligibility and performance) September 2014- May 2015 (with the possibility of extension, depending on student eligibility and performance)

Up to 3 vacant positions:  May 2014 to September 2014 Full-time
Up to 6 vacant positions:  September 2014 to May 2015 Part-time

Note: Please state whether you are applying for summer employment, fall employment or both.


• Handle cash and operate cash registers
• Wait on customers
• Process purchase orders, refunds, and exchanges
• Price books and stationary supplies
• Other related duties


• Retail related experience would be 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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