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

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LARC 582C: AutoCAD Workflow for Landscape Construction (GTA)

Instructors: Lisa Lang and Sophie Maguire
2020S - May 5 to June 16
Learn more about this course here

Graduate Teaching Assistant – 1 open position
Approximately 4 hrs per week for 6 weeks
24 hrs total at $31.85/hr
Total pay: $764.40

Attend some lectures; attend work sessions and desk crits; answer AutoCAD related questions with students one-on-one online; prepare base drawings or upload course material for distribution; possibility to give a tutorial.

Previous training in and ability to work proficiently in AutoCAD software is required. Successful completion of LARC 503 Comprehensive Studio or evidence of landscape construction drawing knowledge/experience preferred. Experience in an AutoCAD based landscape architecture office is also preferred. Ability to explain subject matter clearly and logically as well as answer questions related to course material/AutoCAD software in a web-based class format.  Ability to effectively communicate with the instructors will be an asset. 

Complete the online application form and upload a CV, cover letter and a 1-2 page sample of AutoCAD drawing ability.

May 4, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

Updated May 1, 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.

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