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Student Research Assistant - Vice-President Academic's Office

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015
Date of Posting: 
April 15, 2015
Vice President Academic's Office
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours a week

$11.11 per hour (vacation pay included)

May 2015 to August 2015

The office of the VP Academic is seeking a student research assistant to provide support to the Academic Planning Group and assist in the research and development of the academic plan.


● Participate in researching higher education trends.
● Support the administrative duties relating to the academic planning document.
● Attend meetings related to academic planning and take minutes.
● Interact with students regarding Academic Planning issues.


● Motivated and successful 3rd or 4th year student.
● Excellent organizational, time management, and study skills.
● Strong English communication skills (written and oral).
● Ability to work with minimal supervision.
● Dependable and reliable.
● Awareness of student supports available on campus.
● Broad student experience on UPEI campus.

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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