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

Event Assistant

SALA will be hosting “Firm Handshake”, a professional development event for students on January 22, 2020. The event will give students an opportunity to network with professional firms.

Supervisor: Tara Deans

Event Assistant – 2 open positions
Start/End Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 5PM-9PM
Up to 4 hours max at $18.79/hr

Set-up and take down (including moving tables and some lifting) of event, serve wine, and assist with organizing and guiding students.

Must be a current SALA student. Serving It Right certificate required.

Send short statement of interest (including any previous relevant experience) to tdeans@sala.ubc.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   

Posted December 16, 2019

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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