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SISCO - RESEARCH ASSISTANT CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY

May 14, 2020

RESEARCH ASSISTANT CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY

 

June-August, 2020

 

We are looking for a passionate and qualified Research Assistant to join our team at SISCO.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: Position Research Assistant Term Temporary (3-months), Full-Time or Part-Time with Possibility of Renewal

 

SupervisorDirector of Operations

Location During COVID-19, this will be an entirely remote position, with available office space provided at SISCO office in London Ontario post-COVID-19.Summary

 

Responsible for assisting with planning, organizing and conducting research; helping to prepare presentations; organizing community engagements; writing reports and briefings; and any other miscellaneous tasks required to support SISCO’s business operations.

 

ABOUT SISCO: SISCO is a consulting firm specializing in community-based work with and for Indigenous communities, organizations and people. We provide research, evaluation, planning, facilitation, and web development services.

 

Please visit our website to learn more: siscoconsulting.caWe are committed to fostering a balanced, supportive and fun work experience.

At SISCO we offer 30-35 hour work weeks, flexible work schedules and remote work opportunities.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with:

 

Research and analysis, including conducting document reviews, interviews, focus groups, asset mapping and other primarily qualitative methods;

Policy review, analysis and development;

Meeting and community engagement organization, coordination (on-site), scribing and note-taking, briefing development;

Developing presentations to First Nations’ Chief & Councils, committees and at conferences and other events as required;

Writing and editing reports, planning documents, toolkits and proposals;

Administration support services, such as dataAny other miscellaneous tasks as required

Please note, responsibilities for this role may change with project work and business needs.

 

STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Basic Requirements (Mandatory & Minimum):

 

Some post-secondary education in related field;

Some experience and interest in conducting research;

Ability to use word processing and excel;

Excellent organizational skills; and Positive attitude, strong work ethic and willingness to learn and grow, as well as share your knowledge with the team.

 

Rated Requirements:

Demonstrated interest in community-based research and work;

Knowledge of Indigenous cultures, histories and settler-colonial context; and Experience working with First Nation communities in southwestern Ontario an asset.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Reliable access to internet, laptop computer and cell phone; and Ability to sit for long periods of time in office environment at a desk, computer terminal, or in meetings, as required for this job.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

$22/hour for 30-35 hours of work per week.

 

SISCO does not offer benefits packages to temporary employees.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to:Alisha FowlerDirector of Operations,alisha@siscoconsulting.caAPPLICATION

 

DEADLINE:Friday, May 22, 2020

 

https://siscoconsulting.ca/employment-opportunities/

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