Transition Program Student Mentors (2 positions) - Enrolment Services

Competition Number: 
79S15
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, June 15, 2015
Date of Posting: 
June 8, 2015
Department: 
Enrolment Services
Position: 
Transition Program Student Mentors (2 positions)
Hours of Work: 

up to 10 hours per week for academic year.

Salary: 
$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included).
Term: 

September 2015 – April 30, 2016

UPEI Enrolment Services requires student mentors to work with the Coordinator of the Transition Program (TP).  The academic student mentors will provide support for students who are enrolled in the Transition Program (TP).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be part of a team of individuals who provide:
• Academic mentoring to first year students.
• Support to students making the transition to university.
• Progress Reports to TP Coordinator.
• Scheduling of weekly meetings with students.
• Attend scheduled staff meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Motivated and successful 3rd or 4th year student or exceptional 2nd year student.
• Excellent organization, time management and study skills.
• Strong English communication skills.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Student centered, dependable and reliable.
• Strong computer and Moodle skills.
• Experience working with students and support services will be considered an asset. 
• Successful applicants must be able to attend a half day training session on September 19th, 8:30 -4 pm. 

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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