Graduate Assistantship, Co-op, and Internship opportunities

Two Graduate Assistant (Non-Teaching), Limited Term Positions

Position Information

Projected Start Date
January 7, 2019
Projected End Date
April 30, 2019
Application Deadline
November 19, 2018

Company Information

Organization
Writing Centre
Contact
Rebekah Eckert
Contact Email
rebekah.eckert@uleth.ca

Job Posting Information

Position Title
Graduate Assistant (Non-Teaching), Limited Term Position
Duration
Four months
Rate of Pay 
$3,600 for 112 hours of work

Job Description

The Academic Writing Program (AWP) at the University of Lethbridge is seeking applications for two Graduate Assistants for four-month positions starting on January 7, 2018.

This positions will allow the strengthening and expansion of the AWP’s work in operating the Writing Centre. 

The main duties of the positions include:

  • Tutoring students who attend the Writing Centre, adhering to the tutoring model used by the Centre
  • Assisting in the creation of materials to teach citation styles, particularly in the building of a digital stand-alone module
  • Preparing and delivering classroom presentations on the writing process upon request of instructors and as time permits
  • Other duties as required

The incumbents will collaborate with the Coordinator of the Academic Writing Program for this initiative and report to the Coordinator of the Academic Writing Program. 

The candidates must be registered graduate students in good standing in a master’s or doctoral degree program for the Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 terms.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills, teaching abilities, and interest in student undergraduate writing.  The successful candidate must be a self-starter and work with minimal supervision.

Application Method

Submit cover letter, CV, and references to rebekah.eckert@uleth.ca with subject line: Writing Centre Graduate Student Position


Co-op position: School of Graduate Studies THRIVE Project Assistant

Position Information

Projected Start Date
January 2, 2019
Projected End Date
December 31, 2019
Application Deadline
TBD
Application Method
Career Bridge

Company Information

Organization
School of Graduate Studies
Contact
Helen Kelley
Contact Email
helen.kelley@uleth.ca

Job Posting Information

Position Title
THRIVE Project Assistant
Duration
12 months
Rate of Pay 
$25/hour

Summary

The purpose of this job is to provide cross-campus assistance with planning and organizing various professional development workshops and events that are under the THRIVE – Professional Skills Program for Graduate Students umbrella (e.g., workshops, events, competitions, orientation, etc.).  In addition, this position will assist with the implementation of the THRIVE program as part of the University’s Experiential Learning Transcript.  Duties and responsibilities will include, but is not necessarily limited to,  all initiatives under the THRIVE umbrella, assisting with reporting outcome measures, preparing required internal and external reports, scheduling and communicating professional development activities, updating the THRIVE micro website, and supporting activities to inform the planning of the future directions of professional development for graduate students.  This position serves all faculties, units, departments and partners delivering programming and providing resources for the professional development of graduate students.

Major Tasks

  • Supporting and assisting with the implementation of the THRIVE Program as part of the University’s Experiential Learning Transcript, executing the day-to-day operations, and supporting activities for the ongoing direction of professional development and experiential learning opportunities for graduate students. This includes assisting with preparing data collection protocols, gathering and analyzing primary data collected from graduate students and THRIVE partners, drafting and preparing communication materials, and executing various plans.
  • Assisting with data collection for specific outcome measures, gathering and analyzing data for reporting purposes, and supporting the preparation of internal and external reports.  This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, preparing survey instruments, preparing internal survey application form, analyzing primary data, collating data submitted by THRIVE partners, and reporting summarized data in tabular form.
  • Assisting with the delivery of the THRIVE – Professional Skills Program for Graduate Students.  This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, assisting with the planning, organizing, and timetabling of modules/sessions, booking spaces, preparing materials for meetings, and updating information on the micro website and in the events calendar. 

Job Requirements

  • Must be a Master of Arts or Master of Science student
  • Research skills for gathering primary data and for analyzing data.
  • Strong writing skills, crucial for supporting the preparation of meaningful reports and program materials.
  • Strong and personable communication skills which facilitate success in working with a diverse range of THRIVE partners, both internal and external to the University.
  • Knowledge of professional development skills and transferable skills for graduate students seeking career opportunities.