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Student Help Centre Assistant - Mandarin Speaker - Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Date of Posting: 
December 20, 2012
Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
Student Help Centre Assistant - Mandarin Speaker
Hours of Work: 

up to 6 hours per week for 10 week

$13.11 per hour (vacation pay included)

January 21, 2013 to April 5, 2013 (excluding reading week)

The Department of Computer Science & Information Technology wishes to hire a native Mandarin speaker to work in its Student Help Centre to assist students in succeeding in their computer science coursework.
The successful applicant will typically:
• have superior marks in CS151, CS152 and CS261 (80% minimum in each) and will ideally be a Dean’s List student in their third (or later) year
• have 6 hours per week available to work
• have excellent interpersonal communications skills in Mandarin
• be able to review current assignments and provide assistance with related topics (note: this does not mean that the applicant will walk students through their assignments; the role is consultative and instructive)
• have a genuine interest in programming, and in helping other students improve their skills
Please include with your application a transcript of your achieved marks to date.
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 cover letter, quoting the competition number, a transcript of your achieved marks to date, 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.
The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

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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