Douglas College

Douglas College

Student Research Assistant, FEMMSS8


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Position Information

Position Title Student Research Assistant, FEMMSS8

Posting Number 02116SA Location New Westminster Campus Grade or Pay Level SA - Pay Level II Salary Range $18.95/hour Position Type Student Research Assistant Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Student Assistants Start Date 05/06/2024 End Date Day of the Week Other Shift N/A Work Arrangements

The position is located at the New Westminster campus. Hours of work: up to a maximum of 20 hours/week. The work terms for this position are:

1. Summer 2024: May 6, 2024 – August 18, 2024

This position will be located in the Philosophy and Humanities Department and the Gender, Sexualities and Women's Studies (GSWS) program.

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.

The Role

The Student Research Assistant, FEMMSS8 will provide support to supervisor in monitoring a Discord Server for two weeks. Offer support during a two-day workshop on feminist theory and technology.


  • One week before the workshop, set up and monitor a Discord server for workshop attendees and participants to ask questions, make connections, and collaborate on material before and for a week after the workshop.
  • Assisting the supervisor to answer workshop attendees' emails one week prior to and during the two-day workshop.
  • To provide support to monitor a zoom room over the course of a two-day workshop, keeping an eye on the chat, answering questions as applicable, and helping with any troubleshooting if there are technical difficulties.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • An interest in Technology and Feminist Thought.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience setting up and moderating a Discord server.
  • Familiarity with Zoom is an asset, but not required, as there will be support people from Academic Technology Services present.
  • Domestic students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:

    1. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

    2. The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

    3. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-secondary institution in British Columbia throughout the work term; OR 4. The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post- secondary institution in B.C. in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the institution in the term immediately following the work term

    International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:

    1. The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

    2. The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation – “May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W). Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria.” Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

    An original copy of a Social Insurance Number (SIN) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

    Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.

    Link to Full Position Profile Equity Statement

    Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

    Needs a Criminal Records Check No

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 02/07/2024

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www. Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
  • Douglas College Careers Site
  • LinkedIn
  • Indeed
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Personal Referral
  • Agency Referral
  • Professional Association Website
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
  • Douglas College CareerHUB
  • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
  • Other
  • Glassdoor
  • If you are a current or former student, please enter your student number. (Type N/A if not applicable)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Being eligible to work please indicate the work terms you are applying for: Fall, Winter, Summer or combination of the above.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
  • Yes, I confirm
  • No, I am not able to meet this requirement
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Student Research Assistant, FEMMSS8


    Douglas College




    February 08, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 09, 2024

    Job type



    Social Science

    About the employer

    Douglas College, founded in the year 1970, is one of the largest public degree-granting colleges located in British Columbia, Canada. Douglas College offers degree and university courses in science and arts, programs in healthcare, business, arts, and human services. The institute boasts of two campuses, the main one in New Westminster and the other is the David Liam Campus suburban campus in Coquitlam as well as several smaller training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge.

    The college provides both on-campus and off-campus housing options to the students. They have an extensive library with books and DVDs, articles, research help guides for the students. There is also a Douglas Open Repository, or DOOR, that is a collection of research and creative assets of the college.

    The campus also has a gym, a small box theatre and a large 300 seat proscenium theatre along with a lot of other recreational facilities. Douglas College has over 24,000 students enrolled, among which 17,000 are credit students and 8,500 continuing education students, and around 4210 are international students from 92 different countries. The academic staff consists of around 960 members.

    The college offers as many as 10 bachelor's degree programs in Applied Psychology Psychiatric Nursing, Physical Education and Coaching, Business Administration, Nursing, Therapeutic, Child and Youth Care, Recreation Performing Arts, Criminology and Social Work.

    The Douglas College has catered alumni that have excelled in their career paths. Some of the notable alumni of the Douglas college include poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author Carleigh Baker for short story collection Bad Endings, businessman Frank Guistra, Gold medalist wrestler in Olympic, Daniel Igali, actor Adrian Holmes, and author Sky Lee.

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