AMP Lab Manager Position

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.