AMP Lab Manager
Want to work in a fun, collaborative Digital Humanities space? The AMP Lab is seeking to hire a Lab Manager GAA (Graduate Academic Assistant) position to assist with lab management and facilitation of research over 2021 Winter terms 1 and 2 (September 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022). The lab, home to the SSHRC-funded SpokenWeb UBCO team (Karis Shearer), is an active research community that also houses 3 other digital humanities projects and their respective research teams: General Historia Project (Francisco Peña), the Aga Khan Museum Project (Hussein Keshani), and the Modernist Remediations Project (Emily Murphy). In all, the lab is home to approximately 20 researchers.
September 1 to April 30: 8-month value: approximately $12,500
$31.59/hr for those enrolled in the Masters Program
$32.79/hr for those enrolled in the Doctoral Program
The successful candidate will support and facilitate PI research from FCCS and IKBSAS, and be involved in the following:
Support of Lab Communications and Public Engagement:
- OpenHouse hour/wk (TBC)
- Coordinating or assisting with AMP Lab workshop / event series (i.e. Tech Talks)
- General Lab Maintenance
- Email correspondence
- AMP Lab Website maintenance
- Social media & communication coordination with FCCS and IKBSAS
- Scheduling space
- Work orders
Supports Lab research affiliates:
- Account set up for research collaborators and RAs
- Orientation for RAs
- Limited supervision of new RAs in lab
- Equipment sign-out and tracking
- Hardware updates and maintenance.
- Scheduling on equipment.
- Scheduling closed-lab team-meetings
- Scheduling of RA work-stations.
- Work orders for IT Services
- Work orders for Facilities
- Project-specific monthly research milestones communications via AMP Lab social.
- Publicizing of project-specific events
- Meeting scheduling
- Assistance with running workshops when availability allows
- Payroll assistance for RAs
- Liaising with UBCO Library and UBCO Studios where support from these areas are required.
Time commitment: 12 hours/wk
Must be enrolled full-time at UBC Okanagan’s campus, be in good academic standing, and should have knowledge and experience relevant to project management, digital humanities, hardware and software, website maintenance.