RESEARCH ASSISTANTS - TOURISM RESEARCH CENTRE - SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (reposted)

Competition Number: 
93S12
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Date of Posting: 
June 19, 2012
Department: 
TOURISM RESEARCH CENTRE - SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Position: 
RESEARCH ASSISTANTS (resposted)
Hours of Work: 

Varies

Salary: 
$11.51 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

June 2012 – September 30, 2012

The Tourism Research Centre (TRC), housed in the School of Business Administration on the UPEI campus, is an independent body providing timely, accurate and professional research on the tourism industry. From June to September 30, 2012, the TRC requires vibrant individuals who will, under the supervision of the Research Manager, serve as Research Assistants.
The Research Assistants will be primarily involved in field work distributing and collecting surveys onsite at various festivals, events, and performances across PEI. The schedule is not consistent from week to week, but work will be available most weekends and evenings throughout the summer with a high possibility of work during the day Monday to Friday. The successful candidates must be extremely comfortable approaching strangers, reliable, and have strong verbal communication skills. Conversational French would be an asset. The student(s) will be expected to provide his or her own transportation. This position will require evening and weekend work.
Although it is not mandatory that you are available for work during the school year, part time work will definitely be available through the end of September.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Field work collecting data/circulating surveys
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Comfortable working with the public and approaching strangers
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Communication skills
• Conversational French would be an asset
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 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.
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