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Student Assistants - Campus Life Advisors (Up to 2 Positions) - Student Affairs and Webster Centre for Student Success

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Webster Centre for Student Success
Student Assistants - Campus Life Advisors
Hours of Work:
Up to 8 hours per week

$13.00 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


September 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022

Student Affairs is currently seeking two individuals to co-lead the Campus Life Program for the 2021 -2022 academic year. CLA Leads will have the same responsibilities as the CLAs (supporting students and working duty nights in the Campus Life Lounge, receiving the CLA honorarium) and in addition, will be responsible for several other duties primarily to ensure the successful delivery of the Campus Life Program.


CLA Leads will be responsible for the following duties - some of the tasks will be divided between the two successful candidates:

  • Schedule Duty Nights and Administrative tasks
  • Plan the Campus Life Event Schedule for the academic year
  • Manage the Campus Life Facebook Page and other social media platforms as required (2 hr/week May 1 - August 31, then as needed during the academic year)
  • Support each CLA with their events - individual check-in meetings with CLAs
  • Be on-call in case a CLA has an emergency (can't come in for their shift/problem in the lounge)
  • Network with campus groups to collaborate on events
  • Create and Distribute Paper Advertising for the Campus Life Program (handouts/posters)
  • Update Monthly Calendar and Campus Life Banner
  • Assist with NSO Week scheduling of the Campus Life Lounge Activities
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings
  • Other duties in assisting with the delivery and promotion of the Campus Life Program as they arise throughout the year.


  • Previous experience as a Campus Life Advisor, a definite asset
  • 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student in Academic Good Standing
  • Strong social media skills and demonstrates digital leadership
  • Excellent understanding of own interpersonal, listening, and communication skills
  • Enjoys working with students from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Demonstrates creativity and problem‐solving skills
  • Works effectively in a team and independently
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Strong English communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, is dependable and reliable
  • Knowledge and/or experience incorporating equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) practices, an asset

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the 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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website. Applications will not be accepted via email.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume 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.