We are looking for a field worker to work on this project with the project coordinator. The incumbent will also work one day on the destabilise heteronormativity project which end at the end 2019. Below is the list, but not exhaustive, of activities for the position:
Community engagement with science
Assist with recruiting, supporting and retaining of post graduate students (PG)
Organise, and conduct, capacity building workshops for PG students
Pursue own academic program
Organize regular research team meetings in and outside WITS campus
Present, and support other team members to present at conferences
Develop research proposals and support execution of research
Support WITS’s involvement in the State of South African Fathers’ (SoSAF) report work
Support the team’s media strategy
Support students’, and the team’s, community engagement with science activities
to research publication; both academic and non-academic
In addition to these, and together with the project leaders and the project coordinator, the Field Worker will contribute to resource mobilisation, project administration and management of team’s finances.
Responsibilities + Skills
Education, skills and competencies requiredEducation: The incumbent will have a minimum graduate Diploma (NQF 6), Degree in a related field.Skills: The incumbent must work with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Internet and email and other computer programs.
Other competencies: Deadline driven, Ability to work flexibly (after hours), general knowledge of SRHR, Be non- judgmental, Knowledge of relevant South African Laws, Ability to network, Ability to work with University Students and Academics across the region and internationally. Knowledge of local languages is essential. She/he/they must have experience in working with communities and recruiting young people for research and academic purposes. Availability to travel and valid travel documents.