PA Level 3 - Media Specialist - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Date of Posting: 
September 16, 2013
Faculty of Education
PA Level 3 - Media Specialist
Hours of Work: 

5 - 10 hours per week

$18.00 per hour (vacation pay included) (CUPE 1870 grant funded position)

As soon as possible until December 13, 2013 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and project requirements.)

 Working under the supervision of the UPEI Digital Economy Research Team, a part-time Media Specialist is required for Web Design / Video Production and Content Management related to research on A University-College-Government-Community Partnership to Transform Education for Employment in the Digital Economy. This cross-sectorial partnership is being developed to co-create knowledge on how the digital economy changes the kinds of literacies students require to be successful, to increase the socio-cultural imagination of what is possible in schools, and to more accurately identify teacher capacity for innovation.
The successful candidate will:
• Be a lead person for a variety of different multimedia projects;
• Create videos for use on the web;
• Provide assistance in a variety of other content capacities;
• Implement web pages and updates as instructed by the research team;
• Collaborate with the Research Team and the Project Manager to create the videos and web content.
Applicants should possess the following qualifications:
• Competence in videography;
• Experience with video editing software;
• Experience in previous web content management;
• Experience in using the Web Content Management Systems (CMS) “SquareSpace” and up to date technology;
• Be an experienced user of social media and information and communication technology.
• Must have attention to detail;
• Able to work independently with good time-management.
Priority will be given to a candidate who has experience with Multimedia, web design, ICT and/or content management.

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 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.

Successful Candidate(s): 

C. Leggott
J. Weale
A. Morrison

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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