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Graduate Assistant – Computer Programming & Electronics – September 2023 to March 2024

The Computer Programming & Electronics GA will report to the Digital Scholarship Commons Manager and will work with a team of staff, librarians, developers, and graduate assistants to further develop our 3D Print & Laser Cutting web application, as well as update the existing workshop curriculum and lead workshops like Intro to HTML/CSS, Intro to Python, and Intro to Arduino.

Candidate Profile:

The successful candidate will work in the Digital Scholarship Commons focusing on updating our 3D print management web application and leading programming-related workshops. Tasks include, but are not limited to: 

  • add features to our 3D print and laser cutting web application using the following tools: PHP, Mysql, HMTL, CSS, Javascript, and GitHub.
  • opportunity to develop and deliver, with trained staff, flipped Digital Scholarship Commons workshops, including: Intro to HTML/CSS, Intro to Aurduino, Intro to IoT.
  • update and add activities in existing flipped Digital Scholarship Commons programming-related workshops.
  • with assistance, develop a new introduction to Python workshop.
  • consult with graduate students and undergraduates (outside of the Computer Science and Software Engineering departments), UVic staff and faculty with their coding problems.

The ideal candidate for this position will: 

  • be currently enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral Program at the University of Victoria.
  • have experience with the following languages (in order of importance): PHP, MySql, Python, HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • be able to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • have strong written and verbal communication skills in English.



The position is available for up to 8/hrs per week, starting as early as September 11, 2023, and ending no later than December 22, 2023, with the possibility for renewal in the following semester. Hours can be flexible to accommodate your class schedule. 

Salary: $30.87/hour (plus 4% vacation pay)

    The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples., people of all gender orientations, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

    Interested candidates who are eligible under the YCW Internship program are asked to apply by email, with a cover letter and CV by September 25, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. to:

    Rich McCue
    University of Victoria Libraries

    Please note that while we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.