RESEARCH ASSISTANT CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to:Alisha FowlerDirector of Operations,firstname.lastname@example.orgAPPLICATION
DEADLINE:Friday, May 22, 2020