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Student Assistant – Office Support - Residence Services - Ancillary Services

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 29, 2012
Date of Posting: 
June 17, 2012
Hours of Work: 

Up to 15 hours per week during the following: Monday – Friday; 9:00am-8:00pm.

$10.40 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 1st, 2012- April 30th, 2013

Residence Services is seeking a Residence Services Assistant for the 2012-2013 academic year (September 2012- April 2013).
The Residence Services Assistant will provide assistance and support to the Residence Services operation during the academic year. Duties during the academic year 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, working with and providing assistance to the staff of Residence Services and Ancillary Services, and 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 work environment
- Familiarity with UPEI’s residences, the university campus, Charlottetown and PEI
- Comfortable with computers (with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel)
- 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 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.
The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

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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