CBU Work Study Bursary Program – Organization Management Project Assistant, 2018F019


Title: Organization Management Project Assistant
Department: Organization Management 

The successful candidate would provide research and project assistance to the community-based research projects in which the supervisor is engaged (dealing with affordable housing and homelessness). Much of the work would take place on campus (in the community-engaged research lab lead by the applicant); however, the student would sometimes be asked to attend project meetings held by the Affordable Housing and Homelessness Working Group (currently held in downtown Sydney, by the Dorchester bus stop). Student office space would be available for the successful candidate.

Qualifications: Some basic knowledge of the research process is required, including how to conduct literature searches and how to work with spreadsheets. Candidates must also have strong organizational skills


  • Literature searching
  • Data cleaning
  • Some meeting co-ordination
  • Attendance at most working group meetings is required 

Application Details

Hours: All positions are part-time, hours TBD
Learning Outcomes:

  •  The student will learn about partnered (community-based) research.
  • The student would develop skills in searching and synthesizing academic and grey literatures as well as data management.
  • The student would learn about the work of non-profit organizations in the community.

Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position. If eligible send resume, cover letter and an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program to: awards@cbu.ca Submissions that do not include an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program will not be considered. All applications must also reference the above Job Number.

To determine eligibility and to complete an application go to: http://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/tuition-finances/scholarships-bursaries/work-study-bursary-program/

Deadline for applications is Friday, September 14th, 2018.