Student Sales Associates (Up to 9 Positions) - Book Store - Ancillary Services

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Ancillary Services - Book Store
Student Sales Associates
Hours of Work:
35 hours per week for May 2019 to September 2019 term Part-time hours for September 2019 to May 2020 term
$12.25 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)

May 2019 to September 2019, with the possibility of extension in the fall, depending on student eligibility and performance

September 2019 to May 2020, with the possibility of extension depending on student eligibility and performance

The UPEI Bookstore is seeking applicants for the positions of Student Sales Associates. 

Up to 3 vacant positions:  May 2019 to September 2019 Full-Time
Up to 6 vacant positions:  September 2019 to May 2020 Part-Time

Important Note: Please state whether you are applying for summer employment, fall employment or both.


• Handle cash and operate point-of-sale terminal; refunds and exchanges
• Wait on customers
• Restock inventory
• Other related duties


• Retail related experience would be an asset
• Must possess strong organizational and leadership skills
• Must have good oral and written communication skills
• Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, enthusiastic, and creative

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the 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 ( Applications will not be accepted via email.

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.