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Accessibility Services Student Mentors - Department of Student Affairs, Webster Centre *Amended Closing Date*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, March 23, 2015
Date of Posting: 
March 4, 2015
Department of Student Affairs, Webster Centre
Accessibility Services Student Mentors
Hours of Work: 

8-15 hours per week for academic year

$11.11 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 2015 – April 30, 2016

Student Affairs requires student mentors to work with the Coordinator of Accessibility Services and the Lead Student Mentor. The academic student mentors will provide support for students with disabilities who are enrolled with Accessibility Services.


The successful candidate will be part of a team of individuals who provide:
• On-going academic, transition and social support for students
• Academic mentoring of students
• Scheduling one-on-one meetings with students
• Adaptive technology support
• Scanning of textbooks for Kurzweil software
• Progress reports to Coordinator
• Mandatory attendance of monthly meetings


• Self motivated 3rd or 4th year student – (exceptional 2nd year students)
• Excellent organization, time management and study skills techniques
• Strong marks in area of study
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Student centered, dependable and reliable
• Strong computer and Moodle skills
• Knowledge of disability related issues and provision of support services considered an asset

Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment, Policies and Procedures Manual.  Copy of degree audit required.

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 below. 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.

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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