Community Service Learning Facilitator (CSLF) - University 100 Program - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
80E12
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Date of Posting: 
September 19, 2012
Competition Eligibility: 
Non-Union Position
Department: 
University 100 Program - Faculty of Arts
Position: 
Community Service Learning Facilitator (CSLF)
Contract: 
Part-time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

10 hours per week

Salary: 
$22.00 per hour (grant funded)
Term: 

As soon as possible until May 30, 2012 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)

Reporting to the Coordinator of the University 100 Program the CSLF will work with University 100 Faculty to help create community based service-learning projects and internships.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assist with developing community based service learning projects or internships for University 100, 203 and 303 students
• Expand current data base of Professionals from various industries (public and or private) that University 100 students can partner with
• Monitor the impact that the community based learning projects and internships have on the students and community partners
• Assist students in developing and implementing their service learning project.
• Develop and lead service-learning workshops for students
• Provide training for University 100 Faculty regarding the philosophy and pedagogy of service- learning
• Develop materials both print and web-based regarding student projects and internships

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will possess a deep understanding of theory and practice of service-learning pedagogy; hold a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration of courses in the area of service learning. The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills. Be able to interact effectively with University 100 Faculty and students.

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.

Successful Candidate(s): 

P. MacKay

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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