We are planning a national symposium on academic integrity at the University of Calgary. I’ll be sharing more details about the symposium soon. Right now, we are looking for a Research Assistant to help us with the planning, organization and management of the Canadian Symposium on Academic Integrity – April 17-18, 2019.
A job description is below. We are expecting this role to have an increasing time commitment as we approach the actual event in April, so availability during March and April 2019 is critical.
This position is open to both undergraduate and graduate students, currently enrolled at the University of Calgary. Being currently enrolled as a student at the University of Calgary is a requirement for this position.
There is one position available and the person must be available to work in person on campus. A full job description follows.
Research Assistant – Job Description
Project: Canadian Symposium on Academic Integrity – April 17-18, 2019
Start date: Immediate
Maximum: 12 hours/week (3 hour shifts) – Scheduled as per project needs.
Work term: Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 terms
Work location: University of Calgary, main campus
The Research Assistant is responsible for working as part of the symposium planning team that supports the Canadian Symposium on Academic Integrity
- Attend and actively participate in team meetings.
- Assist with symposium planning and logistics.
- Assist with symposium promotion, including social media.
- Maintain detailed and organized project documentation, including reports, team meeting notes, etc.
- Manage a team of student volunteers.
- Assist with the preparation and publication of peer-reviewed conference proceedings.
- Communicate with conference participants, as needed.
- Assist with clerical work as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Must be currently enrolled as a student at the University of Calgary.
- Previous experience with event planning and/or volunteer coordination is an asset.
- Independent and self-driven candidate is ideal.
- Ability to function independently yet collaboratively within a team.
- Attention to detail is critical.
- Exceptional communication skills required to interact with other staff members, conference participants.
- Excellent oral and written skills in English.
- Commit to being fully available in person for conference preparations April 8—16, 2019.
- Commit to attending the symposium in person for full-days on April 17-18, 2019.
This is a part-time, casual position. We anticipate this role will include a maximum of 175 hours, distributed over shifts of not less than 3 hours and not more than 7 hours, with a maximum of 12 hours per week. There will be no hours scheduled on weekends or statutory holidays.
This is an on-campus position and the successful individual must be available in person for team meetings.
Application deadline: Friday, November 16, 2018
Please submit your cover letter and c.v. to the Symposium Co-Chairs:
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Sarah Elaine Eaton is a faculty member in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada.
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