Student Assistant - AVC Dean's Office/Biomedical Engineering - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Date of Posting: 
April 26, 2016
AVC Dean's Office/Biomedical Engineering
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

$10.92 per hour (vacation pay included)

May 24, 2016 to August 18, 2016

Applications are invited for a summer student to assist with updating, organizing and compiling of the AVC equipment database.


• The successful candidate will audit and update medical, laboratory, and research equipment data in the unit’s inventory database
• Duties also to include general organization of the unit’s operation as required (i.e. service manual library, parts inventory, office files etc.)


• The candidate must have good organizational, communication and computing skills
• Familiarity with database programming, computers, medical and laboratory equipment would be an asset
• Must have completed at least one year of University
• Familiarity with veterinary medical devices would be an asset but is not essential

Priority will be given 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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, or fax it to (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified student candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit 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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