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Student Assistant - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 14, 2014
Date of Posting: 
April 7, 2014
Faculty of Education
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Approximately 2 hours per week

$16.97 an hour as per Student Rates of Pay

April 2014 to May 2015 (approximately 53 weeks)

A student research assistant is needed to help collect and analyze data on the topic of Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 professional learning in Environmental Education.  The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Lyndsay Moffatt in the Faculty of Education and will have the following responsibilities and qualifications.


• Transcribing audio data
• Performing library and Internet searches
• Analyzing and coding data
• Assisting in the writing of research reports


• Required to be enrolled as a graduate student with the Faculty of Education.
• Experience with library searches and the collection of data for literature reviews
• Strong analytical and organizational skills
• Strong writing abilities
• Ability to work independently and perform tasks on short notice
• Familiarity with concepts pertaining to environmental education
• Familiarity with PreKindergarten to Grade 12 school contexts and professional learning in PreKindergarten to Grade 12 school contexts
• Some Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 teaching would be an assert

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 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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