Student Coordinator - 2013 AVC Vet Camp - Dean's Office - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
138S12
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 11, 2013
Date of Posting: 
November 7, 2012
Department: 
Dean's Office - Atlantic Veterinary College
Position: 
Student Coordinator - 2013 AVC Vet Camp
Hours of Work: 

Part-time (4 hours per week for 11 weeks) February 18 - May 3, 2013; Full-time: (37.5 hours per week for 16 weeks) May 6 - August 23, 2013. Some weekend and evening work may be required.

Salary: 
$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included in salary) $13.11 per hour during the four weeks of AVC Vet Camp (vacation pay included)
Term: 

February 18, 2013 to August 23, 2013

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Student Coordinator will assist in coordinating, planning and scheduling all activities for the Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp 2013 (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 Bluecoat Welcome Ceremony and the AVC Summer Academy.
QUALIFICATIONS:
A DVM student is required for this position. 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.
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.

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