Position Title Student Research Assistant, Research Ambassador (LLPA) Posting Number 01220SA Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level SA - Pay Level II Salary Range $16.43/hour Position Type Student Research Assistant Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Student Assistants Start Date 09/07/2021 End Date Day of the Week Other Shift N/A Work Arrangements
The position is located at the New Westminster and Coquitlam Campus. Hours of work: up to a maximum of 20 hours/week. The work terms for this position are:
1. Fall 2021: September 7, 2021 - December 18, 2021
2. Winter 2022: January 4, 2022 - April 27, 2022
3. Summer 2022: May 9, 2022 - August 20, 2022
This position will be located in the Faculty of Language, Literature, and Performing Arts.
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 Student Research Assistant - Research Ambassador ( LLPA ) is responsible for promoting, supporting, and participating in research in the Faculty of Language, Literature, and Performing Arts, under the supervision of the LLPA Student Research Committee.Responsibilities
• Participate in research committee planning meetings.
• Assist with organizing events aimed at promoting undergraduate research and creative production.
• Participate in department and Faculty-wide meetings as the student representative of undergraduate research in LLPA .
• Liaise with and participate where appropriate with relevant College associations and committees (HiPE, DSU , Student Engagement, etc.)
• Assist with the creation of online research resources and videos.
• Assist with the design and preparation of materials to advertise speaker series, research events, and/or artistic performances and showcases.
• Assist with researching, collecting, and developing online resources to raise public awareness of faculty research initiatives, including creative projects and performances.
• Contribute to faculty research and departmental initiatives through tasks including compiling and summarizing scholarly literature; reviewing and developing notes on current research, as well as educational and pedagogical projects; developing and maintaining bibliographies.
• Collect, summarize, and organize research materials and data.
• Assist with the research, design, and creation of materials for online teaching and assist in developing more comprehensive virtual environments for teaching stagecraft and theatre.
• Attend and/or present at the monthly Research Cafes organized by the HiPE Committee.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
• Able to work collaboratively with researchers, students, artists, and faculty members
• Careful attention to detail and a strong sense of responsibility
• Commitment to academic integrity
• Experience in conducting undergraduate-level research (this can include writing research essays for classes)
• Familiarity with College resources
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• Public speaking skills
• Strong problem-solving and time management ability
• The ability to organize large amounts of research material
• Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite is preferred
• Interest in at least one of the following research areas would be beneficial: theatrical design, climate change and sustainability, decolonization and Indigenization, local and GVRD history, brewing history. 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 B.C. throughout the work termInternational 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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Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Needs a Criminal Records Check No
Open Date 08/12/2021 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 2021
2. Winter 2022
3. Summer 2022
- 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
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