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 eligible students in the following areas:

  • communications
  • design and digital media
  • event support
  • library and resource collections 
  • research
  • teaching
  • workshop and fabrication

Current job opportunities

Winter 2018 term 1 course support positions (updated September 6, 2018)

Winter 2018 term 2 course support positions (updated June 28, 2018)

We anticipate posting additional positions in the coming weeks. Interested candidates are encouraged to check for updates on a regular basis. Notification about new positions will also be included in the weekly eBlast. Any TA who wishes to be rehired as a preferred candidate must apply in order to be considered.

Before you apply:

  • Ensure that you do not have any scheduling conflicts and that your academic load will allow you to fulfill the duties required
  • Check your eligibility to work at UBC 
  • All UBC Teaching Assistants and Markers are part of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 2278. Familiarize yourself with the CUPE 2278 collective agreement

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

How to apply:

Submit application materials to hr@sala.ubc.ca by the deadline in the postings.

Application materials should include:

  1. Completed and signed application form (for Course Support Graduate Teaching and Academic Assistant positions)
  2. CV 
  3. Individual/unique cover letter for each position along with additional writing or design samples as required.

Please note that you will only be notified if you are offered a position. We will not post results.

If you have any questions about any of the terms for any position, please contact Tracy Satterfield, Student HR Coordinator at hr@sala.ubc.ca.

Other opportunities

We include appropriate third-party job opportunities in our weekly newsletter. Subscribe to it to receive regular updates. You can also check the AIBC classifieds and the BCSLA marketplace.

Contact information

Tracy Satterfield
Student Human Resources Coordinator