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The Job

Working under the general direction of Elizabeth Parke, the Senior Research Associate (SRA) for Collaborative Digital Research (CDRS), the graphic and web design assistant will assist with developing digital posters, images, and other graphic elements to promote research activities (events, workshops, keynotes, and seminars) at UTM's Core Research Facilities. The assistant will undertake a variety of design tasks related to research mobilization and dissemination working to raise the profile of the research taking place in the Growth Facilities, Microscope Imaging Suite, CDRS, and the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Suite. Digital and webdesign will be a focus of the assistant's work. Graphic design (UX) and communications experience is an asset. Work can be done remotely or with hybrid proivisions. Pay is $18/hr.

    •    Proficiency with Design Tools (Canva, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign). Software will be made available to    the candidate
    •    Experience creating, maintaining, and updating websites (Drupal, Wordpress)
    •    Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    •    Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
    •    Critical thinking, reading, and writing skills
    •    Ability to prioritize project work/deadlines strategically
    •    Interest in research project management and communication to research stakeholders

    •    reviewing current graphic/web designs for Core Facilities
    •    pitching, scoping, and designing potential additional features (e.g. instructional videos for equipment)
    •    assisting with administrative duties as required
    •    growing the visibility of Core Facilities and research taking place at UTM
We encourage applications from marginalized communities including those who identify as Indigenous, LGBTQ2I+, non-binary, gender non-conforming, Black, racialized, and persons with disabilities.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Interviewed students will be expected to provide 1-2 references.

How to Apply

Apply through the Career Learning portal, following the steps listed below. Required components of the application: resume, cover letter, transcript, a portfolio of relevant work if available (links to). Cover letters can be address to Dr. Elizabeth Parke.

  1. Log into CLNx
  2. Then, access the Work Study Job Board (please ensure you are logged into CLNx first)
  3. Enter Job ID 196606 in the “Search Posting” box (located under the “Enter the job ID you are searching for”)
  4. Click Search
  5. Read the job description
  6. Upload your application package

For more information on the work study program, please email workstudy.utm@utoronto.ca. For technical support with CLNx, please email clnx.utm@utoronto.ca.

Application Period

Applications will open Monday, April 18, 2022 via the Career Learning portal. The deadline for this position is Friday, April 21, 2022 at 4:00pm EST.