2024W Graduate Administrative Assistant (GAA) for DLC

The Department of Language & Literacy Education is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Graduate Administrative Assistant (GAA) in the Digital Literacy Centre for the 2024-25 academic year.

The role of this GAA is to serve as research and teaching support for the Digital Literacy Centre (DLC), working with other DLC GAA research leads to support educational innovation and community outreach for digital literacy projects conducted locally and nationally. Particular duties will include active participation in all DLC related meetings, projects and events: leading workshops; maintaining, systematizing, and expanding the DLC’s digital repository; assisting in data gathering, supporting educational innovations in digital pedagogy and co-creation of related curriculum and teaching materials; and to foster creative approaches to digital practices of arts-based research undertaken through the Centre and in the Department. This GAA will be required to maintain computer resources of the DLC, trouble shoot technical issues arising from the use of new software, join instructional initiatives of the DLC, and to maintain DLC equipment, lending schedules, and inventory DLC hardware. The successful applicant may be called upon to assist the Department in a variety of ways, such as video documentation of events and so on. In addition, the GAA will be expected to produce one research paper and/or present on DLC-related projects in academic conferences at least once during their employment.

Please see the below linked posting for full information and application instructions.

Digital Literacy Centre GAA Job Ad

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from 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.

We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.