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Student Co-op: Graduate Funding Assistant (Administrative Support I)

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Job Title Student Co-op: Graduate Funding Assistant (Administrative Support I)
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Position Details
The ULethbridge School of Graduate Studies invites applications from students registered for co-operative education for a full-time, limited-term Graduate Funding Assistant (AUPE Grade 6) position to begin work August 15, 2024 for a term ending April 30, 2025. (This position will be for eight months, with the possibility of extension.) Applications for terms ending December 31, 2024 may also be considered.

Graduate student funding is a vital part of the student experience at all levels and is a crucial component in the administration of many activities within the institution. Creating and communicating clear information that is accessible to students, award reviewers, Graduate Assistantship coordinators, staff administrators, and other members of the ULethbridge community is key to ensuring the continued success of the institution.

In this role the successful candidate will:
  • Document internal processes related to graduate student funding and employment:
  • Assist in carrying out internal process related to graduate student funding and employment;
  • Manage various email inquiries related to graduate student funding and employment;
  • Maintain and update web content;
  • Assist with and provide administrative support for various graduate award adjudication committees;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

The successful candidate will be part of a team that strives to create a diverse and inclusive community where students, faculty and staff feel welcome, are treated equitably, and can thrive in their various endeavours.

The University of Lethbridge is undertaking a job classification review for Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) positions. As such, the classification level currently assigned for this position may be adjusted as a result of this project.
Position Qualifications
The successful candidate must be eligible for a co-op placement as part of their program of study.

An undergraduate degree is preferred with post-secondary education in a relevant field.

The ideal candidate will:
  • Be a senior undergraduate student or graduate student. Note that this is a co-op position, so the student must be in a program that permits this.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Have strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Have an ability to prioritize tasks and focus on multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Have excellent computer skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite.
Starting Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) $3,648.00 - $4,036.00 monthly
Full Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) $3,648.00 - $4,422.00 monthly (AUPE - Grade 6)
Campus Lethbridge
Employment Group AUPE
Position Category Other
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/30/2024
Close Date 07/02/2024
Open Until Filled
Desired Start Date 08/15/2024
Position End Date (if temporary) 12/31/2025
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity
The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Documents