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Student Assistants (2 positions) - International Relations Office

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Date of Posting: 
February 17, 2016
International Relations Office
Student Assistants (2 positions)
Hours of Work: 

10-15 hours per week until end of school semester; 37.5 hours per week during the summer months

$10.92 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible until September 2, 2016, with possibility of extension in the fall semester (approximately 15 hrs/wk in fall and winter, dependent on performance and funding)

The International Relations Office is seeking applications for the position of Student Assistant(s). Reporting to the Administrative Assistant of this area, this position will focus on providing support to all areas of the International Relations Office.


• Planning and participating in English language program activities
• Coordinating incoming international visits, small meetings and events
• Maintaining and building the International Relations Office website and social  media outlets
• Assisting with research on current and future projects
• Assisting in the creation of marketing material
• Assisting in maintaining filing systems and databases
• Answering phones and responding to routine correspondence
• Sending information packages, etc. by courier
• Leading campus tours
• Performing other duties as required


• The successful candidate will ideally be in second year, have cross-cultural experience and be familiar with working in a post-secondary educational environment
• Strong computer, organizational, and administrative skills with a keen eye for detail
• Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal abilities
• Ability to work in both a team environment and independently and be willing to work occasional evenings and/or weekends
• Must be friendly, responsible, and comfortable conducting campus tours and leading delegations from location to location during visits

Priority will be 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, or fax it to (902) 894-2895.

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