Research Assistant (Part-time)
Sheridan College
Oakville, ON
Job Description
Preference will be given to qualified regular part-time employees within the Part Time Support Staff bargaining unit at Sheridan College. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered.

Research Assistant (Part-time)

Faculty/Department: Centre for Teaching and Learning
Employee Group: Part-time – Regular
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 19/PT/32
Hourly Rate: $27.06 +4%in lieu
Hours/Week: 24hours / week
Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Application Details: Please note this is a 10 month per year position (September to June)
Application Deadline: June 18, 2019

The position reports directly to the Associate Dean, Program Development and Quality Assurance. The incumbent supports the program review and program development teams through the completion of environmental scans.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
  • Compiling key sources of primary and secondary data to inform the review and development of programs;
  • Providing concise analyses of data and presenting conclusions to the Associate Dean;
  • Working collaboratively on departmental research projects, with guidance from the research analyst;
  • Gathering relevant information, analysis, and reporting data in a way suitable to the audience;
  • Problem-solving challenging research situations where standard sources are not available, or up-to-date, or are contradictory;
  • Communicating results verbally and in writing;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher in Social Science, Humanities, Research or a related field
  • Minimum five years’ experience in the collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative primary and secondary data (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience)
  • Strong research skills, with the ability to synthesize data and create written reports on findings
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment is essential
Please apply online: https://www.sheridancollege.ca/working-at-sheridan