Student Tutors (Up to 4 Positions) - School of Mathematical & Computational Sciences

Competition Number: 
136S16
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, December 19, 2016
Date of Posting: 
December 12, 2016
Department: 
School of Mathematical & Computational Sciences
Position: 
Student Tutors (Up to 4 Positions)
Hours of Work: 

3 - 6 hours per week 

Salary: 
$14.41 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

January 2017 – May 31, 2017 

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences is seeking a number of student assistants to provide tutoring in the SMCS Help Centre and in CS 151 and 152 Labs and Tutorials.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidates will report to SMCS Education Facilitators Chris Vessey (CS section) and Justin Gulati (Math section)

• Student tutors working in the SMCS Help Centre will provide assistance to students in either introductory Computer Science courses or introductory Mathematics and Statistics courses. The SMCS Help Centre operates most mornings (for Computer Science assistance) and afternoons (for Mathematics and Statistics assistance)
• Student tutors working in CS 151 and CS 152 Labs will assist the Lab Instructor to provide Lab support to students
• Student tutors working in CS 151 and CS 152 Tutorials will work in a classroom setting to assist students

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Preference will be given to third or fourth-year majors in the School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences who possess the background knowledge in either Computer Science or Mathematics and Statistics. Exceptional second year majors in the School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences are also encouraged to apply
• Applicants should also have good communication and presentation skills

Priority is 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, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified student candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens,  permanent residents and full-tim 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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