Strategic Research Development Officer
Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI), University of Toronto, August 2021-Present.
As part of U of T’s network of strategic research administration, I support the JHI in fostering the coordination and expansion of research supports, services and programming for the JHI community of Fellows and for humanities scholars more broadly across the tri-campus.
Research Grants & Communications Officer
Department of History, University of Toronto, April 2019-August 2021.
I oversaw the financial and administrative aspects of faculty research grants. I also wrote for, edited and published the department’s bi-annual news magazine, History Current (readership of over 14,000 current students, faculty members, community stakeholders, and university alumni). I also managed the department’s presence on social media.
Executive Assistant to the Chair
Department of History, University of Toronto, August 2017-March 2019.
I provided administrative and HR oversight for faculty members, visiting professors, and postdoctoral research fellows. I also coordinated large-scale symposia and conferences, speaker series, and departmental events.
Semaphore Research Cluster, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, January 2013-August 2017.
I implemented financial, administrative, and policy oversight for over $2 million in grant funding, strategic planning and project management for 3 faculty members with 6 multi-year funded research projects, grant-writing expertise, and have hired and supervised 14 graduate-level research assistants.
Project Manager & Research Associate
The Yellow Nineties Online, Centre for Digital Humanities; Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), 2012-2013.
Children’s Literature Archive and The Yellow Nineties Online; Centre for Digital Humanities; Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), 2010-2012.
I designed workflow schedules and action plans, and tracked project deliverables from a team of 3 faculty members and 5-10 research assistants.