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Graduate Research Assistant, ARM Learning Outcomes Support

Closes on Monday, October 25, 2021
Faculty of Information, University of Toronto
Part Time (Contract)


Organization Name
Faculty of Information
Job Title
Graduate Research Assistant, ARM Learning Outcomes Support
Job Type
Part Time (Contract)
Posting Date
Submission Deadline
Job Start Date (Expected):
Target Audience
  • Current Students
Job Category
  • Archives
Job Description


Seeking a Master of Information (MI) student in the ARM concentration. The potential candidate can be a full- or part-time student; preference will be given to a student with strong research and organizational skills and experience conducting literature reviews. Knowledge of equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization/reconciliation frameworks is an asset.

RA responsibilities:

The RA will report primarily to Karen Suurtamm, Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) at the Faculty of Information. The selected candidate will work closely with Karen to locate and write an annotated bibliography of recent literature in archives and records management that relates to several identified themes, including material that aligns with EDI and reconciliation frameworks. Specific duties include:

  • Reading the current draft of the ARM learning outcomes
  • Searching for relevant literature
  • Writing a thematically-organized annotated bibliography
  • Providing advice and guidance based on the research
  • Meeting regularly with Prof. Suurtamm

Duration: November 2021 to April 2022
Hours: 10 hrs/week, with some flexibility
Pay/Compensation: $25.00 (+ 4% vacation pay)

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Application Process
If you would like to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Karen Suurtamm at The deadline to submit your application is October 25, 2021.
Any other important information?
Thank you to all participants for applying, however only those under consideration will be contacted.