IT Student Assistant - Robertson Library

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 18, 2014
Date of Posting: 
August 8, 2014
Robertson Library
IT Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Approximately 5-10 hours per week throughout the Fall/Winter semesters. Shifts will range from 3-4 hours and will primarily include weekends and evenings. Hours may fluctuate with Library requirements but will accommodate students’ courses and exams.

$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included)

Academic year 2014-15 

The Robertson Library requests resumes, with a cover letter, that speak to the responsibilities and qualifications in this job posting for student positions for the 2014-2015 academic year. This competition will also be used to create a list for possible future openings. The list will remain in effect until September 30, 2015. Students hired may be renewed for subsequent terms, based on job performance, and employment eligibility. Some evening and weekend work may be required.


Successful candidates will have the opportunity
• to assist library patrons in the use of hardware and software technology and services in the Library including Windows 7 PCs and Macs, printing, Microsoft Office applications, wireless connectivity, campus-supported web services such as Moodle and GMail, multimedia equipment, and document and microform scanners/readers
• to participate in the basic maintenance of these products and services
• to assist library staff with digital projects as assigned
• other related duties as required


• Computing and multimedia technology experience and strong familiarity with the computing software and systems used on the UPEI Campus.
• Demonstrates: punctuality; strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; ability to take direction; ability to perform repetitive work while retaining careful attention to detail; ability to work as part of a team; physical ability to handle heavy library materials, book carts, computer equipment, etc.
• open and willing attitude; and initiative
• Experience working in an academic library or related public/retail service experience 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 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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