Student French/Spanish Laboratory Assistants (Up to 9 Positions) - Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number:
123S21
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department:
Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts
Position:
Student French/Spanish Laboratory Assistants (Up to 9 Positions)
Contract:
Hours of Work:
Varied. Please indicate hours available to work.  
Salary:

$15.75 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

Term:

September 13, 2021 – April 5, 2022

The Department has openings for up to 9 students of Modern Languages to perform various duties connected with the Language Laboratory in French and in Spanish.

Applicants wanting to be considered for second term only must apply now and indicate this on their application.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attending training and orientation sessions
  • Assisting professors in language lab learning activities for beginners and proctoring virtual lab work
  • With the aid of a marking template, scanning assignments to provide feedback of preliminary grade recommendations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must have studied at least two of the languages presently taught by the Department; familiarity with the electronic and computer lab would be an asset

For the French Labs:

  • Applicants normally will be third or fourth year students in French and/or have a strong background in French
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required
  • Reliability and dependability are a must

For the Spanish Labs:

  • Applicants normally will be third or fourth year students in Spanish and/or have a strong background in Spanish
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required
  • Reliability and dependability are a must

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 student candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit will be given priority.

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.