Student Job with The Office of Human Rights, Equity & Harassment Prevention

Job description

Student Research Assistant

Office of Human Rights & Equity & Harassment Prevention

The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Harassment Prevention is currently looking to hire a Student Assistant to work part-time from August 2013 to April 2014.

Job Description

Your responsibilities will include assisting the office to update website content in preparation for a transition to Dalhousie’s new web platform by the end of September, doing research on various projects, report writing, event coordination and general office and administrative support.

Requirements and Qualifications

This job requires someone who is highly motivated and has a strong background in research and communication.  Previous experience in these two areas will be an asset. A masters level student with knowledge and/or experience in the fields of Human Rights and Harassment Prevention is highly preferred.

The candidate should demonstrate…

  • Skills in managing tasks, working with time constraints and meeting deadlines
  • Experience in working with a team and having the ability to collaborate with others on ideas and projects
  • Initiative, and the ability to think conceptually  and put ideas into action
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with information retrieval and research using various methods and strategies

This will be a part-time position starting at 10 hours/week (some flexibility) August 2013-April 2014. The position will pay $15.00/hr.

Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women. Please self-identify.

This office handles many sensitive issues – confidentiality must be maintained.

To Apply: Please send a resumé and cover letter to no later than Friday July 19th.  

Office of Human Rights, Equity & Harassment Prevention

Henry Hicks/Academic Administration Building

Dalhousie University

6299 South St, Room 2 (temporarily situated at 5599 Fenwick Place)

Halifax, NS B3H 4H6

Phone (902) 494-6672

Fax (902) 494-1179


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