Research Assistant IV – Site Coordinator for Let’s Talk Science Outreach

Applications are to be received by:  4:30 p.m. on May 21, 2018 **amended date**

Classification: Research Assistant IV
Employee Group:  PSAC
Wage or Salary:  $21.59 per hour
Department:  Faculty of Science
Start Date:  June 11, 2018 **amended date**
Date Issued:  May 7, 2018

5 hours per week, June 11, 2018 – June 10, 2019 **amended dates**

Join a national network of enthusiastic university and college students working together to make a difference in the science literacy of young Canadians! A coordinator job is highly rewarding and comes with many benefits.


You will be responsible for directing the program at your university, recruiting volunteers and educators; training and supporting volunteers; maintaining site records including finances; acquiring additional funding; writing reports; planning outreach in rural and remote communities; and attending at least one fully funded Let’s Talk Science conference annually, and other related duties as assigned. Training and support are provided.


  • Be registered in a graduate or undergraduate degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics related discipline
  • Have a passion for science, science outreach and education
  • Have strong oral and written communication skills
  • Have strong leadership skills
  • Have outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Have excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Have a high level of computer experience with Internet applications and Microsoft Office Suite

Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter and c.v. to:

Dr. Bernadette Ardelli, Dean of Science


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.


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