Graduate Assistantship (Non-Teaching) and Internship opportunities

Graduate Assistant (Non-Teaching), Limited Term Position

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title: Graduate Assistant (Non-Teaching), Limited Term Position

The School of Graduate Studies at the University of Lethbridge is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant for a four-month position starting October 15, 2017.

Position Details: This position will play a key role in developing and implementing a Graduate Student Ambassador Program for THRIVE – Professional Skills Program for Graduate Students.

The main duties of the position are:

  • Research existing Student Ambassador Programs to determine best practices
  • Develop a Graduate Student Ambassador Program framework and structure
  • Draft marketing and recruitment materials
  • Create web content
  • Prepare a communication plan
  • Develop strategies for recruiting graduate volunteers
  • Prepare operational materials and documents (e.g., volunteer application form, training materials, program evaluation form, etc.)
  • Other duties as required

The incumbent will also collaborate with the Experiential Learning Coordinator for this initiative and report to the Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies.

The candidate must be a registered graduate student in good standing in a master’s or doctoral degree program for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 terms.

Position Qualifications: The successful candidate must possess strong project management, organizational, written and oral communication, and team skills, and have experience with digital asset development. Abilities to build and maintain strong working relationships with staff and students are essential. The successful candidate must be a self-starter and work with minimal supervision.

Rate of Pay: $3,600 for 120 hours of work

Campus: Lethbridge

Position Details

Application Open Date: September 25, 2017

Application Close Date: October 4, 2017

Special Instructions: Submit cover letter, CV and references to sgs@uleth.ca with the subject line of “THRIVE Ambassador Program”.


Graduate Assistant (Non-Teaching), Limited Term Position

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title: Graduate Assistant (Non-Teaching), Limited Term Position

The School of Graduate Studies at the University of Lethbridge is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant for a four-month position starting October 15, 2017.

Position Details: This position will play a key role in designing an interactive micro-website for the THRIVE - Professional Skills Program for Graduate Students.

The main duties of the position are:

  • Develop project plan for the initiative in consultation with IT and Experiential Learning Coordinator
  • Determine best practices by benchmarking the proposed micro-website via systemic reviews of the Professional Development Programs for Graduate Students websites of other post-secondary institutions
  • Create website assets for interactive micro-website (e.g., images, videos, graphics, etc.)
  • Prepare web content and other website assets (e.g., forms, graphics, interactive materials)
  • Draft an Individual Professional Development Plan (IDP) workbook/tool and related materials
  • Populate content and rollout micro-website
  • Other duties as required

The incumbent will also collaborate with the Experiential Learning Coordinator for this initiative and report to the Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies.

The candidate must be a registered graduate student in good standing in a master’s or doctoral degree program for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 terms.

Position Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a strong background in digital and website design and have working experience with web development tools. In addition, strong project management, organizational, written and oral communication, and team skills are essential. The successful candidate must be a self-starter and work with minimal supervision.

Rate of Pay: $3,600 for 120 hours of work

Campus: Lethbridge

Position Details

Application Open Date: September 25, 2017

Application Close Date: October 4, 2017

Special Instructions: Submit cover letter, CV and references to sgs@uleth.ca with the subject line of “THRIVE Microsite Designer”.