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Job title: Student Assistant (Up to 7 Positions) – Writing Centre – Student Affairs – Student Experience Hub

Company: University of Prince Edward Island

Job description: The Writing Centre is looking for Student Assistants to work up to 15 hours per week during the 2024-25 school year, with time off during exam periods.Shifts may include weekend or evening hours and both online and in-person tutoring. We are interested in students with strong writing skills and a passion for writing, as well as students from a range of disciplines, including business, engineering, the arts, and the sciences.RESPONSIBILITIES:Writing Centre Student Assistants primarily work one-on-one with undergraduate students from all disciplines, supporting them in their writing and research. Other duties may include the following:

  • Class visits, online or in-person, to promote the Writing Centre
  • Administrative tasks
  • Special writing initiatives
  • Student Assistants work closely with the Writing Centre Coordinator (to whom they report) and are required to attend regularly scheduled training sessions and staff meetings throughout the year

QUALIFICATIONS:

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  • Strong writing skills and a passion for writing
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have completed, or are in the process of completing, courses designated as writing intensive
  • Applicants should also be in good academic standing at the time of applying and during their tenure as Student Assistant
  • Experience working with additional language learners is 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 . 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. If you require accommodation in any part of the process, please direct your inquiries, in confidence, to our HR Officer, .Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Location: Charlottetown, PE

Job date: Fri, 29 Mar 2024 05:16:00 GMT