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Student Research Assistant for Bleeding Out: Experiences of Menstruating on Campus


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Position Information

Position Title Student Research Assistant for Bleeding Out: Experiences of Menstruating on Campus Posting Number 00669SA Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level SA - Pay Level II Salary Range $13.85/hour Position Type Student Research Assistant Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Part Time Posting Category Student Assistants Start Date 09/03/2019 End Date Day of the Week Other Shift N/A Work Arrangements
Hours of work: up to a maximum of 20 hours/week. The work terms for this position are:
1. Fall 2019: September 3, 2019 - December 16, 2019
2. Winter 2020: January 2, 2020 - April 22, 2020
3. Summer 2020: May 4, 2020 - August 16, 2020
This position will be located in the Sociology Department, New Westminster campus.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
The Student Research Assistant ( SRA ) will work closely with Principal Investigators to conduct research into students' experiences of menstruating on campus and the impact, if any, that access to menstrual products has on access to education. Research duties include conducting surveys of students, organizing focus groups, transcribing data, environmental scans, and summarizing research findings.

Responsibilities

SRA will perform the following:
• Survey students at New West, Coquitlam and Anvil campuses;
• Conduct environmental scan of menstrual products on campuses;
• Set-up and organize 3 focus groups of students to discuss their experiences;
• Collect and analyze data from the surveys;
• Transcribe the focus group discussions;
• Organize and summarize research findings;
• Prepare data, charts, tables or research findings to support publications;
• Work under the guidance of the Research Leads (Drs Tribe and Smith).
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
• To be comfortable talking about menstruation in a neutral, non-judgmental way, and invoking comfort and acceptance in survey respondents when they speak about issues related to menstruation;
• To be outgoing and at ease approaching students to solicit their participation in the survey and any follow-up focus groups;
• To be organized, responsible, personable, prompt, and efficient.

Domestic students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:
1. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

2. The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

3. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-secondary institution in British Columbia throughout the work term

International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:
1. The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

2. The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation - "May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W). Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria." Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

An original copy of a Social Insurance Number ( SIN ) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.
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Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/03/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Please include the following:
- Douglas College Student ID number or indicate if you are enrolled in another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C.

- Domestic or International student status

- Being eligible to work please indicate the work terms you are applying for:
1. Fall 2019
2. Winter 2020
3. Summer 2020

- If selected for an interview please bring one of the following:
1. Proof of enrollment for work term from Douglas College OR
2. Proof of enrollment for work term from another post-secondary institution OR
3. Domestic students only: proof of registration for the term immediately preceding the work term and indication of intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting http://www.douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/5085

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