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Student Assistant - Experiential Education and English Language Centre - Student Experience Hub

Competition Number:
REQ 14
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Experiential Education and English Language Centre
Student Assistant
Hours of Work:
Up to 15 hours per week

$13.70 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


September 19, 2022 – December 9, 2022

The English Language Centre is seeking applications for the position of student assistant.  The English Language Centre hosts international groups (high schools and universities) for short-term customized language programs. 


  • Greeting students and/or guests in a friendly manner, answering inquiries and directing people to the appropriate staff person
  • Planning and participating in English Language Program socio-cultural activities
  • Collaborating with Homestay and Activities Coordinator and with instructors to align activities with academic content
  • Engaging with students during program activities
  • Organizing transportation, booking tickets
  • Helping to maintain social media
  • Assisting with research on current and future projects
  • Performing other duties as required


  • UPEI Student, continuing as student in 2022-23 academic year
  • Experience organizing events
  • Strong computer skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in both a team environment and independently and be willing to work occasional evenings and / or weekends
  • A customer-service orientation and be comfortable interacting with people from many countries
  • Cross-cultural experience and familiarity with working in a post-secondary educational environment is a definite asset
  • Ideally, the candidate is a second-year student

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 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.

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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.