At SALA, we offer a wide variety of rewarding job opportunities for student workers. They add up to over $250,000 in academic assistantships annually. We employ students in the following areas:

  • course support
  • research support
  • workshop and fabrication
  • communications
  • design and digital media
  • event support

Current job opportunities

ARCH 517: Design Media II (GTA)

Instructor: Thena Tak
W2020 Term 2 – January 1 to April 30, 2021 
Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Graduate Teaching Assistant – up to 2 open positions
~7.5 hrs per week - 97.5 hours total at $33.14/hr
Total pay: $3,231.15

Attend class, provide some in-class tutorial assistance, provide administrative support (gather information for students, facilitate grouping of students, provide logistical support), and provide advice and critical feedback to students outside of class (up to 4 hrs/week).

Current SALA student who has successfully completed ARCH 517 or equivalent. Applicants must be organized and have strong communication skills. Applicants need to be familiar with Rhinoceros 3D, Adobe Creative Suite (PSD, AI, IND), and at least one of the following:  Grasshopper, GH plug-ins (Kangaroo, DIVA, Firefly), After Effects and Premiere Pro, and VRay or Lumion. Candidate should possess a demonstrated ability to effectively lead discussion groups which facilitate student learning by enabling different sets of skills, including oral and verbal communications, problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, and planning.

Applicant must be comfortable working with students via digital interfaces such as Zoom, Miro, or other appropriate platforms.

Complete the online application form and upload a CV, cover letter and list of software proficiencies, relevant work samples (up to 5 pages in pdf format)

November 4, 2020 

Posted: October 21, 2020

Reminder: If you have been a Teaching Assistant and have preferred candidacy, you must apply in order to be considered for any subsequent Teaching Assistant position.

Please note that you will only be notified if you are offered a position. We will not post results. All details related to any job posted are subject to change based on enrolment and/or budgetary considerations.

Before you apply:

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, including members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

If you have any questions about any of the terms for any position, please contact Alexandra Gunn, Manager of Administration and Human Resources, at hr@sala.ubc.ca.

Other opportunities

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