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Student Alumni Association Coordinator - Department of Advancement

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2012
Date of Posting: 
October 4, 2012
Department of Advancement
Student Alumni Association Coordinator
Hours of Work: 

5 hours per week

$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included)

October 2012 to May 2013

 The Alumni Office in the Department of Advancement is hiring a student for the position of Student Alumni Association Coordinator. The Student Alumni Association (SAA) is the Alumni Association’s connection to current students on campus. Through this position we aim to enhance our relationship with students before they graduate and become our alumni.
The SAA Coordinator will further promote the ambitions of the SAA by:
• Developing a strong campus presence – social media, website updates, physical presence
• Organizing events to encourage student engagement
• Enhancing the student experience by adding to school spirit on campus through a variety of avenues (e.g. free give-aways for students, participation in existing campus events, promotion of Alumni Office events, etc.)
• Maintaining a strong connection between the Department of Advancement and the Student Union
• Supporting our existing mentorship program: SHARE
• Connecting current students to the Alumni Office and UPEI alumni
• Other opportunities as they arise/duties as required

The chosen candidate will be creative, enthusiastic, professional and reliable. They will excel with public speaking, writing for the web, and social media. This person will work well within budgets and timelines and will always perform as if they are representing UPEI and the Alumni Association.
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.

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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