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Student Coordinator, 2016 AVC Vet Camp - Dean's Office - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 8, 2016
Date of Posting: 
December 8, 2015
Dean's Office - Atlantic Veterinary College
Student Coordinator, 2016 AVC Vet Camp
Hours of Work: 

Part time: (4 hours per week for 11 weeks) February 16 – April 29, 2016
Full time: (37.5 hours per week for 16 weeks) May 2 - August 19, 2016
Some weekend and evening work may be required.

$10.92 per hour, (vacation pay included) $13.76 per hour during the four weeks of AVC Vet Camp (July 4- July 29)

February 16, 2016 to August 19, 2016

The Dean’s Office at Atlantic Veterinary College is seeking applications from interested DVM students to work as Student Coordinator for the Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp 2016.


• The Student Coordinator will assist in coordinating, planning and scheduling all activities for the Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp 2016 (AVC Vet Camp) in consultation with AVC staff and faculty.
• The Student Coordinator will also play a key role in communicating with camp participants and their parents, and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of AVC Vet Camp when in progress.
• The Student Coordinator will assist in the evaluation of the program.
• Although AVC Vet Camp will be the student’s main priority, the Coordinator will also be required to assist in the planning of other events including the AVC-CVMA Blue Coat Welcome Ceremony and the AVC Summer Academy.


• A  DVM student is required for this position. Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with the Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment, Policies and Procedures Manual.
• The student must possess strong organizational and leadership skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, be a self-starter, enthusiastic and creative.
• The student must be mature, able to exercise sound judgment and have a demonstrated ability to teach and motivate children, and able to work effectively with their peers.
• Prior experience in event planning and supervising others would be preferred.
• Familiarity with animals and animal handling required.
• Knowledge of the UPEI Campus would be an asset.
• First aid certification also preferred.

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 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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