November 19, 2021

Closed - RS Opportunity: Research Support for Tools for Well-being in the Classroom

November 19, 2021


The Tools for Well-being in the Classroom Project Research Support will assist with information management and report preparation related to the Tools for Well-being in the Classroom: Fall 2021 Highlight project. This project engages faculty at SFU to incorporate strategies for supporting student well-being within their classes.


This position is for approximately 100 hours of work between Jan 4th 2022 and March 11th 2022 (approx. 10-15 hours/week). The research support person will primarily work from home, but will have access to a work space at SFU Health & Counselling at the Burnaby campus as needed.

The rate of pay is $22-25/hour (incl. vacation and statutory holiday pay, no medical or dental benefits).


Writing/Reporting and Communications

  • Assisting with reporting and results presentation
  • Review of project documents in preparing summary reports
  • Assisting with communicating to and summarizing results for participating instructors
  • May assist with the coordination of meetings or events related to the project
  • Attending meetings (online or in-person options available) with project leads as needed
  • Communications with participating instructors regarding project activities

Information & Data Management

  • Organizing and updating project participation spreadsheets
  • Preparing data for analysis
  • May assist with analyzing and interpreting results


The research support position will be supervised by Alisa Stanton, the Associate Director of Health Promotion at SFU and will work closely with and/or receive direction from the project team.


  • Experience with data management systems including Survey Monkey and Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Experience communicating with faculty members and instructional staff
  • Experience coordinating events and meetings for participants with conflicting and compact schedules
  • Ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner.
  • Experience working with tact and discretion; working with confidential information and data
  • Interest in health and wellness
  • Be an SFU graduate student
  • Experience and knowledge related to equity, diversity and inclusion is an asset


To Apply: Please submit a 1-page cover letter structured to address the qualifications, duties and role responsibilities as listed above, and a 1-2 page resumé with two references listed. These two items should be organized as one PDF attachment and addressed to ALISA STANTON and emailed to Note: Reference will only be requested from short-listed applicants.

Application deadline: December 1st, 2021. We appreciate all replies to this position posting, however, we will only contact short-listed applicants.

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