Graduate Assistantship, Co-op, and Internship opportunities

Current Opportunities

Research Assistant

Dr. Caroline Hodes, Department of Women & Gender Studies, is currently seeking a Research Assistant to work on a project about the material and digital culture of law with an emphasis on Indigenous rights and title cases. The successful candidate will assist with interviewing litigants, lawyers and archivists about the contents and storage of legal documents and their roles in different court cases.

This project is funded by the University of Lethbridge CREDO program and has received approval by the HPRC in accordance with University of Lethbridge policy and the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.

Eligibility
To be eligible you must be enrolled as an MA, PhD or currently be an exceptional senior undergraduate student at the University of Lethbridge, a JD or JID student enrolled in a Canadian law school or a student in archival science with an interest in legal documents. 

All applicants must have excellent grades, exemplary organizational skills, have strong interpersonal skills, a strong interest in Indigenous rights and title, some experience in qualitative interviewing and recruiting research participants, and be comfortable using digital technology.  

Some understanding of trauma informed, reflexive, relational ethics an asset, but not required.  Applicants, however, must have an interest in developing these skills.

All applications are welcome, preference will be given to Indigenous applicants in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Act, s. 10.1 (a).

Application Procedure
To apply please submit the following to caroline.hodes@uleth.ca:

  1. A cover letter identifying who you are, why you are interested in the position, and any experience that you think would contribute to the research project.
  2. A copy of your resume
  3. An unofficial transcript showing your enrolment status, degree and grades
  4. A sample of written work, this can be a course paper or publication

Deadline for Submissions
Applications will be considered until December 15th, 2021.  Thank you to all applicants in advance, but only those who will be interviewed will be contacted.

Term
Spring 2022 possibility of continuing through summer and fall of 2022.

Compensation
$7, 200 ($2, 400 per term) over 1 year inclusive of benefits and vacation pay.

Exam Supervisor with the Accommodated Learning Centre (ALC) & Proctor with the Testing Centre

Applicants will be responsible for all aspects of supporting student examinations within the ALC or Testing Centre from student check-in and ID verification to logging students in and ensuring that policies of the Test Centre and ALC are adhered to. The delivery of assessments on campus is a high stakes and stressful part of student life. We are looking for applicants who understand the  pressures of supporting students in this type of environment and will be able to help create an environment that helps reduce these pressures. They will ensure the integrity and security of each exam while cultivating a positive, supportive and equitable experience for all students.

Qualifications

  • enrolled in graduate studies; undergraduate students will be considered based on experience
  • strong organizational skills including attention to detail and ability to handle multiple priorities
  • problem solving
  • customer service skills
  • exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • maturity and responsibility
  • technical proficiency
  • good academic standing
  • high degree of availability and flexibility

ALC Exam Superrvisor Job Details

  • regulates the exam environment to reduce distraction and set up accommodations for students with disabilities
  • invigilation of ALC hosted Moodle and paper exams
  • flexible schedule
  • pay rate will be in line with University of Lethbridge scales
  • casual non-classified student position

Testing Centre Proctor Job Details

  • invigilation of Moodle exams
  • flexible schedule
  • pay rate will be in line with University of Lethbridge scales
  • casual non-classified student position

Exclusions: Students registered with the Accommodated Learning Centre who currently access exam accommodations would be considered in conflict for ALC positions but may apply to work at the Testing Centre.

When applying for the position, please specify whether you would like to work for the ALC, theTesting Centre, or both. Please restrict all communications to email. It is currently not be possible to accept in-person or phone inquiries.

Recruitment is ongoing. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to exam.accommodations@uleth.ca.