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Student Assistant - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 7, 2013
Date of Posting: 
May 30, 2013
Faculty of Education
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

35 hours per week

$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included) (Summer Career Program)

Anticipated start date June 17, 2013 to August 23, 2013 (10 weeks)

 The Faculty of Education requires the services of a student to work in the administrative office and on special projects in the Administrative Office, and Education Learning Commons (ELC) and Faculty Recruitment, Admissions & Alumni.
Administrative Office (On average two days per week): The student assistant will digitize and purge practicum records in the administrative office, and assist with other organizational tasks as needed. The student will report to the Assistant of the Dean.
ELC (On average two days per week): The student assistant will be responsible for organization, cataloguing and inventory of the manipulatives and realia collection, and other duties as required. The student will report to the Assistant of the Dean.
Recruitment, Admissions & Alumni (On average one day a week): The student assistant will help with planning summer reunion activities in coordination with the Advancement Office, and help out with the Dean’s Honours & Awards, which will be presented at the summer reunion. The student will report to the Assistant of the Dean.
The successful candidate must be a returning student between the ages of 15 and 30. Priority will be given to students in the Faculty of Education.
The successful candidate should be comfortable with or able to quickly learn how to use a variety of software and other technologies, including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and Google Docs. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated, with good time management skills and a positive attitude.
Previous experience in a school or university library setting would be an asset, but is not required.
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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