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Graduate Student Teaching/Research Assistants (Inquiry Studies) - 2 positions - First Year Experience

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Date of Posting: 
July 30, 2015
First Year Experience
Graduate Student Teaching/Research Assistants (Inquiry Studies) - 2 Positions
Hours of Work: 

Up to 15 hours per week

$17.22 per hour (vacation pay included)

1 August 2015 – 31 July 2016

First Year Experience seeks applications for two part-time graduate student teaching/ research assistants.


• Administer, evaluate and analyze pre/mid/post-term assessments using both quantitative and qualitative approaches.
• Maintain the course grade database and tracking grade trends.
• Serve as liaisons between the coordinator, professors, learning facilitators and students by ensuring timely responses to inquiries and concerns.
• Track, schedule and take detailed notes at planning & assessment meetings and during focus groups.
• Aide the coordinator in addressing registration, enrollment, and space issues.
• Search out, collate, and post materials to moodle.
• Photocopying/scanning.
• Aide the coordinator in preparing correspondence, reports & funding applications.
• Assist in the recruitment, maintenance, and monitoring of a complement of undergraduate learning facilitators.


• The position is most suited to a senior Masters or PhD student with previous experience in the administration and implementation of a student-oriented program as well as data collection and analysis. 
• Experience in collecting and analyzing both qualitative and quantitative data is essential.
• The successful student must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Be able to function effectively in a team environment.

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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