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Student Holiday Break Programmer - Ancillary Services - Residence Services - International Relations

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, November 24, 2014
Date of Posting: 
November 17, 2014
Ancillary Services - Residence Services - International Relations
Student Holiday Break Programmer
Student will receive a $600.00 stipend.

Dec.15/14 to Jan.15/15

Ancillary Services and the International Relations Office are looking for a Holiday Break Programmer for December 2014 – January 2015.
The incumbent must work with the Residence Life Coordinator, Residence Housing Coordinator, International Student Advisor, Manager of Residence Services, and other university staff in creating a social and supportive environment during the Holiday Break and with the January 2015 international new student arrival.


• Planning and implementing a calendar of activities throughout the Holiday Break - schedule of activities to be posted before the end of exams 
• Advertise and participate in planned activities during the Holiday Break
• Providing support to students away from home during the Holiday Break
• Being available in residence to welcome newly arrived students
• Assisting with orientation activities for new students in January through the International Relations Office
• Participating in airport pick-ups for incoming students
• Communicating regularly with the Residence Life Coordinator, Residence Housing Coordinator, International Student Advisor, regarding which students are in the buildings and providing activity updates.
• Communicating with Security Services regarding any immediate maintenance concerns in residences and situations regarding student and campus safety.
• Bringing community standard violations to the attention of the Residence Life Coordinator and Residence Housing Coordinator.
• Work with Residence Life Coordinator to organize the Holiday Break budget.


• Full-time student status
• Ability to serve as a positive role model
• Sound knowledge of the university, campus services, residence life program, the local community, and different student activities
• Preference will be given to those who are BOTH International Students and living in Residence

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, addressed to Erica Stanley and Haley Doherty, 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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