Student Assistant - French Conversation (Up to 7 Positions) - Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts

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Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts
Student Assistant - French Conversation (Up to 7 Positions)
Hours of Work:
Up to 7 hours per week

$15.75 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


January 17, 2022 – April 8, 2022

The Department has openings for up to 7 students to perform various duties connected with the French Conversation Classes.


  • Attending training and orientation sessions.
  • Conducting conversation classes in French with students from lower and upper levels.
  • Photocopying, scanning assignments, articles to be discussed in conversation classes
  • Taking notes, giving feedback and evaluating


  • Perfect fluency in French language
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with the electronic and computer lab would be 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.

UPEI will require mandatory full Covid 19 vaccination for all students, staff, and faculty. Exemptions only apply for medical, religious, or cultural reasons in accordance with the UPEI Covid 19 mandatory vaccination policy.

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.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. 

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.