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Student Mentors - Transition Program - Webster Academic Services

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, June 3, 2013
Date of Posting: 
April 18, 2013
Webster Academic Services - Transition Program
Student Mentors
Hours of Work: 

8 - 15 hours per week

$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 2013 to April 30, 2014

 Webster Academic Services requires student mentors to work with the Coordinator of the Transition Program (TP). The academic student mentors will provide support for students who are enrolled in the Transition Program (TP).
The successful candidate will be part of a team of individuals who provide:
• Academic mentoring to first year students
• Support to students making the transition to university
• Co-teaching of two tutorials per semester with the Coordinator
• Progress Reports to TP Coordinator
• Scheduling of weekly meetings with students
• Motivated and successful 3rd or 4th year student or exceptional 2nd year student
• Excellent organization, time management and study skills
• Strong marks in area of study
• Strong English communication skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Student centered, dependable and reliable
• Strong computer and Moodle skills
Experience working with students and support services will be considered an asset. Successful applicants must be able to attend a half day training session in mid/late August 2013.
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 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.

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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