Sheridan College Research Assistant Part Time in Oakville, ON

Sheridan College

Branch Oakville ON CA

Research Assistant
Oakville, ON

The incumbent supports the program review and program development teams through the completion of environmental scans. Faculty/Department:….

Employee Group: Part-time

Faculty/Department: Centre for Teaching and Learning
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/PT/22
Hourly Rate: $27.06
Hours/Week: 24
Application Deadline: April 17, 2018

The position reports directly to the Associate Dean, Program Development and Quality Assurance. The incumbent supports the program review and program development teams through the completion of environmental scans.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Compiling key sources of primary and secondary data to inform the review and development of programs;
  • Providing concise analyses of data and presenting conclusions to the Associate Dean;
  • Working collaboratively on departmental research projects, with guidance from the research analyst;
  • Gathering relevant information, analysis, and reporting data in a way suitable to the audience;
  • Problem-solving challenging research situations where standard sources are not available, or up-to-date, or are contradictory;
  • Communicating results verbally and in writing;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree or higher in Social Science, Humanities, Research or a related field, with a minimum of two years’ experience in the collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative primary and secondary data (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience). The incumbent will have strong research skills, with the ability to synthesize data and create written reports on findings. The candidate must possess strong organizational skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to work in a team environment is essential.

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Oakville, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-03
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