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Student Assistant Office Support - Residence Services - Ancillary Services

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Date of Posting: 
May 5, 2016
Residence Services - Ancillary Services
Student Assistant Office Support
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week
Monday – Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

$10.92 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible – September 9, 2016

Residence Services is seeking a Residence Services Assistant for the summer months of 2016 and pending performance the 2016-2017 academic year.


• The Residence Services Assistant will provide assistance and support to the Residence Services operation during the summer months and the academic year
• Duties will include operating student accommodations software
• Assisting with residence applications
• Receiving and responding to telephone and e-mail inquiries
• Receiving and routing residence mail
• Contacting students regarding packages
• Computer data entry regarding on-line residence room maintenance requests
• Supporting students and general public with the UPEI CampusCard
• Working with and providing assistance to the staff of Residence Services and Ancillary Services
• Other such related duties


• Strong customer service skills
• A professional and positive attitude, energetic, courteous, good telephone etiquette and attention to detail
• Able to work well within a team environment as well as independently
• Familiarity with UPEI’s residences, the university campus, Charlottetown and PEI
• Comfortable with computers (with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Drive)
• Experience working with cash
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekdays, and holidays
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

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 a reference list to be received no later than the closing date, via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr/).

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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