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Call for applications: Student Research Assistant Position – Website and Social Media Coordinator

The Transforming the Field Education Landscape: Intersections of Research and Practice in Canadian Social Work Field Education research project, led by Dr. Julie Drolet, invites applications for a Website and Social Media Research Assistant position. This part-time fixed short-term position will be for approximately 3 months, with the possibility of extension.

This position will be working closely with the Project Management Office. This position will assist with website updates, social media, monthly newsletters, knowledge mobilization, develop outreach materials, support with webinars, and various other activities related to the project.

Position Description and Summary of Responsibilities:

– Assist with website updates

– Assist with updating and promoting the project’s social media accounts

– Assist with the development of website and social media content

– Assist with the creation of various knowledge mobilization documents (i.e. posters, brochures)

– Support the Project Management Office with social media activities

– Assist with knowledge mobilization and integrated knowledge exchange

– Assist with newsletter content development

– Assist with outreach and events (creating Eventbrite events and managing registration)

– Assist with knowledge mobilization tracking

Requirements:

– Registered post-secondary university student (all disciplines)

– Website design and content experience – Social media marketing experience

– Experience with Word Press is required

– Ability to prioritize, plan and organize own workload to meet demands and deadlines

– Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team

– Excellent communication via all mediums – Ability to work independently and promote good teamwork

– Event planning experience – Computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

Application Deadline: position will remain open until filled; applications will be reviewed starting December 18th.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your cover letter, resume/cv, and a sample of your academic writing to: TFELproject@ucalgary.ca
Subject Line: Website and Social Media Coordinator – Name
We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes; please note that only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

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Student research assistants and postdoctoral scholars are invited to participate in our partnered training and mentoring activities through various research activities and other events. TFEL recruits multiple student research assistants and postdoctoral scholars in every academic semester. Job postings can be found here.

Student research assistants are involved in coordinating project activities, developing training resources, creating digital stories, conducting literature reviews, recruiting research participants, analyzing survey and interview data, writing various reports, and contributing to planning virtual events, workshops, and webinars. It’s even possible for these paid student research assistant positions to be used as paid practicum opportunities!

Postdoctoral scholars are contributing to TFEL through the three streams of research activities: 1) digital storytelling; 2) national study; and 3) applied practice research. Activities include, but are not limited to, managing research ethics applications and amendments, facilitating a national study and other surveys relevant to the project, analyzing data, supervising and training students, drafting publications and reports, contributing to knowledge mobilization activities such as conference presentations, and other research activities.

We strongly encourage you to apply and reach out to us if you have any questions!

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