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Research Coordinator, Women's and Gender Studies

Classification: Administrative 1
Hiring Range: $23.62 - $26.59 per hour
Position Category: Part-time, Continuing
Probation/Trial Period: 910 working hours or six (6) months, whichever occurs first.
Salary Range: $23.62 - $31.31 per hour
Start Date: As soon as possible
Status: Existing
Hours: 15 hours per week
Department: Women's and Gender Studies
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Job Type: Part Time
Description:

Note: To safeguard the health of the UWinnipeg community — and support public health efforts — during the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the campus is closed until further notice. Staff are working remotely to deliver most services online and only some essential services remain open. The work described in this posting will be conducted remotely during this time.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide logistical support including budgetary and expense management for program of the Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Culture and Public Memory.
  • Manage database(s) and research records associated with project development.
  • Maintain centralized records for the inter-university partnership, including:
  • In collaboration with the Research office, prepare and interpret MOUs for research grants and letters of partnership for grant and project-based partnerships.
  • Coordinate space booking for events and activities of the Director and Centre for Research in Cultural Studies (CRiCS) members; provide technical assistance as required.
  • Research, create, revise, and enact policies of CRiCS
  • Write internal and external grant reports
  • Facilitate communications between university partner organizations, Principal and Co-Investigators, and other potential collaborators and community partners.
  • Facilitate communications with the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC), the centre sharing space with CRiCS on campus.
  • Draft news releases and promotional content for publishing to the university community.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining news media archive, website and other social media platforms.
  • Work with various co-applicants and collaborators in the various granting funded projects to plan and organize meetings, workshops, and other research activities
  • Assist with planning and facilitating participant/collaborator involvement in meetings, workshops, and activities for grant activities.
  • Support development of research activity, such as video, audio, and image-based knowledge mobilization tools.
  • In conjunction with the CRC, develop internal grant applications and provide assistance for the development of external grant applications.
  • Supporting the application of external grants for the CRC and CRiCS.
  • Train/mentor Research Assistants’ across projects and for CRiCS.
  • Coordinate Research Associates and Post-Doctoral Fellows affiliated with CRiCS.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Cultural Studies or related field preferred
  • Master's in Cultural Studies or related field would be an asset
  • Experience with research project coordination in a University context
  • Experience with research grant development required (SSHRC experience an asset)
  • Experience in working with various webpage platforms (e.g: Cascade) and content authoring tools (Garageband, Final Cut Pro, InDesign, Photoshop etc.)
  • Experience with Google Drive, Dropbox, Basecamp, and other online collaboration tools
  • Experience with video and audio recording equipment
  • Experience in academic writing and editing
  • Experience with or knowledge of the following or similar tools considered as assets:
  • UW admin and financial management systems
  • UW Webgrants application system
  • Online SSHRC applications
  • Library Refworks archiving
  • Knowledge of UW NAV Accounting Role Centre, Canada Foundation for Innovation applications, and the online Canadian Common CV, considered as assets
  • Familiarity with cultural studies research approaches/methodologies an asset
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities may be considered.

Application Closes August 28, 2021

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