Rapid Testing Program Student Positions

Position Classification: Student Appointment – Part Time, Temporary

Dates/Schedule: September 20 – Dec 31: Up to 12 hours per week

Position/Business Title: Student Rapid Testing Assistant

VP/Faculty:  Faculty of Health and Social Development (FHSD) | Provost & VP Academic

Department: Health and Exercise Sciences

Location: UBC Okanagan Campus

Compensation: $20.00 / hour

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting the FHSD (UBC Okanagan) Rapid Screening Program.

Organizational Status:

Reports to the Director, School of Health and Exercise Sciences

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Rapid Test Program Coordination and Supervision of Testing
  • Attending and providing testing support for rapid screening, including signing in students, conducting rapid testing, and reporting confidential results to students.
  • Provide general administrative support to the FHSD Rapid Testing program
  • Maintain records, correspondence and communication; adhering to strict confidentiality in relation to personal information
  • Ensures that testing space is well maintained; assess and maintain inventory of Rapid Testing consumable supplies and test kits
  • Ensure the effective day-to-day functioning at Rapid Testing Program
  1. Supports COVID-19 Infection Control Measures
  • Communicating COVID-19 control measures to student members of the School of Health and Exercise Sciences
  • Responding to inquiries about the Rapid Screening Program by members of the School and Faculty

Performs other duties as required

Supervision Received:

Reports to the Director, School of Health and Exercise Sciences

Supervision Given:

No supervision.

Working Conditions:

Required to attend rapid screening program to conduct tests


  • Must be a current Full Time Student at UBCO
  • Preference given to students in health services field (Medicine, Nursing, HKin, etc)