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Student Assistants for Introductory Psychology (approximately 6 openings) - Department of Psychology

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Date of Posting: 
July 30, 2014
Department of Psychology
Student Assistants for Introductory Psychology (approximately 6 openings)
Hours of Work: 

Varied.  Up to 10 hours per week.

$10.76 per hour (includes vacation pay)

Fall semester, 2014, with possible extension to Spring semester, 2015

The Psychology Department seeks applications for positions as student assistants
for the proctoring and scanning of tests and exams in Introductory Psychology,
for entering data into spread sheets, and for other duties as required.


• Attending training and orientation sessions. 
• Attend selected introductory classes to assist in proctoring quizzes and exams,
scanning quizzes and exams, using an Excel spreadsheet and other duties as required
• Ongoing communication with instructor or Heather Russell.


• Recent and highly successful experience as a student in Psychology 101 and 102 would be beneficial.
• Open to students with either a pre-psych or Psychology major status.
• Strong interpersonal skills are required.  Reliability and dependability
are a must.
• With application, please include a copy of either your transcript or your
academic audit report.
• Please also include the name of a faculty member who could comment about your suitability for the work if requested to do so.

For more information, please contact Heather Russell in the Psychology Department,
566 0563, hrussell@upei.ca

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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