Student Research Assistant, Research and Innovation Office (RIO) & Library

Douglas College

Canada

February 13, 2022

Description

Position Details

Position Title Student Research Assistant, Research and Innovation Office (RIO) & Library

Posting Number 01211SA Location New Westminster 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 See Work Arrangements Work Arrangements

The position is located at the New Westminster 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 RIO Office in NW Library.

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

RIO Student Research Assistants will support RIO and the Library in building faculty scholarly profiles in the Douglas College Institutional Repository. Student Research Assistants will work closely with the RIO Coordinator and the Scholarly Communications Librarian to help collect, describe, make accessible, and promote faculty and student research publications and scholarly works from across the College in all the academic faculties.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision and direction of RIO and Library faculty and staff:

  • Assist with collecting faculty research interests, publications, and photos for use in building faculty scholarly profiles
  • Follow established guidelines to create faculty scholarly profiles
  • Liaise with Scholarly Communications Librarian, NW Library Supervisor- Technical Services, and Library Technicians to create faculty scholar profiles
  • Assist with the promotion of the Institutional Repository to faculty and students
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail and accuracy
  • The ability to work within and follow established guidelines
  • Experience in administrative work
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in a team-based environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional, positive relationships with Douglas College staff, faculty, and students
  • Ability to manage time effectively and maintain a regular schedule
  • A positive, outgoing attitude
  • Ability to manage challenges with maturity and thoughtfulness
  • To be responsible, professional and flexible
  • Familiarity with databases and web based software, Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power point
  • Experience with event planning and delivery is an asset
  • 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 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.

    Link to Full Position Profile Diversity Statement

    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 08/08/2021

    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

    Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // www. douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/8021

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
  • Douglas College Careers Site
  • LinkedIn
  • Indeed
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Personal Referral
  • Agency Referral
  • Professional Association Website
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
  • Douglas College CareerHUB
  • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
  • Other
  • Glassdoor
  • Do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type-in N/A if not applicable).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Being eligible to work please indicate the work terms you are applying for: Fall, Winter, Summer or combination of the above.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • References with Contact Information
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