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Student Assistant, Counselling Services - Department of Student Affairs

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, May 29, 2015
Date of Posting: 
May 22, 2015
Department of Student Affairs
Student Assistant, Counselling Services
Hours of Work: 

35 hours per week

$11.11 per hour (vacation pay included)

June 2015 – Sept 4, 2015

The Department of Student Affairs is seeking a student assistant to help in the development and implementation of programs initiated through Counselling Services.  The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written skills, strong computer skills, ability to work independently as well as part of a team and sensitive to the confidential nature of the work involved.  The student coordinator will responsible for creating and developing intentional programming to promote a diverse, healthy, and vibrant community at UPEI. 


• Help with the logistics of launching programs like Bringing In The Bystander and other programs. 
• Coordinate details of sessions lead by the Counselling team, such as room bookings, food orders, marketing of programs being offered
• Communicate with various departments on campus to coordinate the scheduling of sessions
• Develop feedback surveys
• Develop stronger working relationships with Community Agencies
• Update mental health resources in the lobby area of Student Affairs and online
• Develop a Counselling Services pamphlet


• Self motivated, independent, and creative student in 2nd yr or higher
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Academically in "good standing" (according to Academic Regulation 17), strong academics an asset
• Ability to work in a confidential environment
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Work well in a team environment
• Show initiative and work with minimal supervision
• Student centered, dependable, and reliable
• Knowledge of UPEI campus and services

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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