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Student Assistant - UPEI Student Union & UPEI Vice-President Administration and Finance

Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, September 25, 2017
Date of Posting: 
September 18, 2017
UPEI Student Union and UPEI Vice-President Administration and Finance
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

10 hours per week

$12 per hour (including vacation pay)

Start Date:  October 2nd, 2017

The Student Assistant is a joint staff appointment under the UPEI Student Union and University of Prince Edward Island. This student will work with the UPEI Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Task Force, a cross-campus working group tasked with investigating the issue of sexual violence on campus, reviewing drafts of a stand-alone sexual assault policy for UPEI, and providing recommendations in regards to education and prevention programming for UPEI.

Under the supervision of the UPEI VP Finance and the UPEISU Vice-President Academic & External, the Assistant will be responsible for working with the Task Force co-chairs on a variety of administrative and research tasks including, but not limited to, taking and preparing meeting minutes, preparing resources and research materials, assisting in the coordination and facilitation of Task Force initiatives, and more.

Duties & Responsibilities:

● Takes and prepares meeting minutes.
● Schedules, organizes, and reports on the status of research activities.
● Writes and edits materials for publication and presentation.
● Meets with co-chair supervisors on a regular basis to maintain ongoing communication.
● Assists in the planning and execution of events and initiatives of the Task Force.
● Performs other related duties as required.

Skills & Abilities:

● Subject knowledge an asset.
● Oral/written communication skills.
● Ability to work independently.
● Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
● Strong research skills an asset.


Application Instructions: 

Deadline for application is 4:00pm on Monday, September 25th, 2017. To express interest in this role, please direct your application form, resume, and class schedule in confidence to:

UPEI Student Union Hiring Committee via e-mail: hiring@upeisu.ca or in person at the Student Union office.

Only applicants that have completed the application requirements will be considered for the position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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