Student Assistant - L.M. Montgomery Institute (LMMI)

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
L.M. Montgomery Institute (LMMI)
Student Assistant
Hours of Work:
Up to 8 hours per week (Flexibility in hours required: some evening and weekend work required)

$17.05 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay


June 1 – August 31, 2024 (Term may be reduced or extend)

The L.M. Montgomery Institute (LMMI) is seeking    an undergraduate Student Assistant to provide online and social media support. The student will be supervised by Dr. Kate Scarth, Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies, and Dr. Philip Smith, Chair of the L.M. Montgomery Institute.  




  • Create and post content regarding activities of the L.M. Montgomery Institute and the Journal of L. M. Montgomery Studies on the Institute website, and on Instagram, Facebook, X, and Threads
  • Forward messages to LMMI mailing lists
  • Perform other duties as required




  • UPEI Bachelor of Arts Student at UPEI
  • Demonstrated competence in posting to the social media sites noted above
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Highly motivated and responsible
  • The ability to work independently and be well organized
  • Familiarity with the life and/or work of L.M. Montgomery


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 below.

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 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. If you require accommodation in any part of the process, please direct your inquiries, in confidence, to our HR Officer, Applications will not be accepted via email.

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