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Douglas College

Student Research Assistant, LLPA (Brunswick Point)

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Canada
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Part Time
3 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Student Research Assistant, LLPA (Brunswick Point) Posting Number 01478SA Location Grade or Pay Level SA - Pay Level II Salary Range $16.59/hour Position Type Student Research Assistant Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Student Assistants Start Date 05/09/2022 End Date Day of the Week Other Shift N/A Work Arrangements
The position is located at the New Westminster and Coquitlam Campus. Hours of work: up to a maximum of 20 hours/week. The work term for this position is:
1. Summer 2022: May 9, 2022 - August 20, 2022
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 is responsible for recording, cataloguing, and editing audio and midi capture from the fieldwork location (Brunswick Point).

Responsibilities

• Collect, summarize, and organize research materials and data.

• Regularly visit the site to capture audio recording of birdsong and environmental sound.

• Regularly visit the site to capture midi data from plants (equipment provided).

• Keep a detailed record, naming files to indicate location, date and species.

• Download sounds and catalogue

• Edit sounds to isolate bird calls

• Ensure that all edited audio recordings are useable quality, without clicks, pops, wind noise, distortion etc.

• Ensure all files are carefully labelled

• Upload edited recordings to an online database.

• Upload captured midi files to an online database

• Maintain all fieldwork equipment

• Troubleshoot effectively and resourcefully.

• Meet deadlines as agreed with principal researchers

• Perform other duties as assigned.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
• Able to work collaboratively with researchers, artists, and Indigenous advisers

• Careful attention to detail and a strong sense of responsibility

• Commitment to academic integrity

• Familiarity with College resources, particularly in the music technology area

• Excellent audio recording skills

• Attention to detail

• Strong problem-solving and time management ability

• The ability to organize and catalogue large amounts of audio material

• Experience with Logic X or Pro Tools is preferred

• Interest in at least one of the following research areas would be beneficial: ecology, acoustic ecology, ornithology, field recording, data capture, decolonialization and Indigenous land use.

• Ability to access the remote site (Brunswick Point, Ladner) either by car or by a combination of transit and bike.

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

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 B.C. throughout 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 05/12/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Please include the following:

- Douglas College Student ID number or indicate if you are enrolled in another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C.

- Domestic or International student status

- Being eligible to work please indicate the work terms you are applying for:

1. Summer 2022

- If selected for an interview please bring one of the following:

1. Proof of enrollment for work term from Douglas College OR

2. Proof of enrollment for work term from another post-secondary institution OR

3. Domestic students only: proof of registration for the term immediately preceding the work term and indication of intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://www.douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/9106
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