Graduate Assistantship, Co-op, and Internship opportunities

CLOSED - Co-op Position: Communications and Public Affairs Assistant 

Note: For a co-op position, the position must be registered as a co-op and the student must be admissible to the co-op option (i.e., Master of Arts and Master of Science students only)

Position Information

Projected Start Date
September 04, 2018
Projected End Date
April 30, 2019
Application Deadline
August 20, 2018 11:59 PM
Application Method
Career Bridge

Company Information

Organization
University of Lethbridge (School of Graduate Sudies and Office of Research and Innovation Services)
Job Contact
Danielle Lenaour (Manager, School of Graduate Studies); and
Penny Pickles (Project Manager - Research, Research Services)
Contact Email
artsci.coop@uleth.ca

Job Posting Information

Term Posted
Fall 2018
Job Title
Communications and Public Affairs Assistant
Duration
8 months
Job Location 
Lethbridge, Alberta

Job Description

Faculty members and graduate students are engaged in many important and exciting research projects and professional development opportunities at the University of Lethbridge. The primary goal of the Communications & Public Affairs position is to make these projects and opportunities more easily accessible to both current and prospective uLethbridge students.
In this role, the student will:

  • Research and organize information for use in marketing projects
  • Develop a diverse repository of images, short videos (30-45 seconds), and stories that profile a broad spectrum of graduate student and faculty member research and professional development opportunities at uLethbridge
  • Coordinate and prepare blog posts about students and/or faculty research
  • Coordinate and communicate research projects and related funding/grants with current and prospective graduate students
  • Draft communication related to news releases, fact sheets, and other materials
  • Provide administrative, graphics, and production support for marketing materials
  • Assisting with the creation and development of content for social media outlets, newsletters, and other items.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
Job Requirements
  • Must be a Master of Arts or Master of Science student
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and focus on multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Creative, some graphic design experience would be an asset
  • Ability to use a camera and any experience taking pictures and shooting/editing video would be an asset
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of social media
  • A strong passion for research and professional development and its impact on the student experience

Preferred Academic Level: Graduate

Targeted Degrees and Disciplines: Master of Arts/Master of Science


CLOSED - Co-op: 5946 - Position: Experiential Learning Program Developer

Note: For a co-op position, the position must be registered as a co-op and the student must be admissible to the co-op option (i.e., Master of Arts and Master of Science students only)

Position Information

Projected Start Date
September 04, 2018
Projected End Date
April 30, 2019
Application Deadline
July 30, 2018 11:59 PM
Application Method
Career Bridge

Company Information

Organization
University of Lethbridge
Job Contact
Ms. Kathleen Massey
Contact Title
Assoc VP Student Affairs
Contact Email
artsci.coop@uleth.ca

Job Posting Information

Term Posted
Fall 2018
Job Title
Experiential Learning Program Developer
Duration
8 months
Job Location 
Lethbridge, Alberta

Job Description

Students have many outstanding experiential education opportunities available to them through the University of Lethbridge. The primary goal of the Student Experience Transcript initiative is to make those opportunities more easily accessible to students and to provide them with tools that support their own reflections about their learning and their personal goals. Additionally, the Student Experience Transcript initiative will provide the institution with a tool for quantifying and capturing the diversity of experiential education opportunities at the University of Lethbridge.

In this role, the student will:

  • Research credit and non-credit experiential learning transcript and cocurricular record models across North America
  • Work collaboratively to establish developmental and learning outcomes appropriate to the types of activities to be included on the student experience transcript
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the Student Experience Transcript at the University of Lethbridge
  • Assist with the training and promotion of the SET to U of L staff and students and contribute to the development of best practices for the program
  • Assist by researching and co-developing an assessment framework to be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the Student Experience Transcript.
Job Requirements
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong technical skills and the ability to learn and navigate within web-based systems and tools
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to implement and lead training programs
  • A strong passion for experiential education and its impact on the student experience
  • Thorough understanding of experiential education at the UofL in relation to the University’s mission

Preferred Academic Level: Graduate

Targeted Degrees and Disciplines: Master of Arts/Master of Science