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Job Posting: RA for Alumni Engagement Tracking

May 31, 2017

SFU’s Vice President Advancement & Alumni Engagement office and the Beedie School of Business are developing a tracking system to measure alumni engagement. They are looking for a Research Assistant to conduct internal interviews and conduct a global environmental scan of best practices in alumni engagement tracking methods.


  • Attend project meetings with supervisors, to obtain requirements of project and timelines
  • Attend other meetings as necessary, such as with IT support and those who manage alumni relationships
  • Conduct reviews (online and/or via phone and email interviews) of current engagement methods
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Prepare final report, summarizing project results and provide recommendations on suggested methodology
  • Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations
  • Monitor the project budget


  • Academic or work experience related to operations management, marketing analysis, statistics/analytics, or big data
  • Experience with specialized software, such as database systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively via email, phone, and in-person interactions
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of information to identify themes and trends
  • Ability to compare and contrast existing systems with best practices and to form recommendations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data
The work term is around 35 hours to completion by July 31, 2017.  The rate of pay is $22 an hour.
The application deadline is Monday, June 12, 2017 at 4:30 pm. For more information, including how to apply, please see the PDF below. 

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