Research Assistant – Webinar Host (Fall 2020)

Reports to: The Research Assistant-Webinar Host will report to the program lead.

Job Overview:  The Research Assitant-Webinar Host will work closely with the Webinar Producer on identifying potential guests, planning webinars, developing interview questions and promoting interaction between webinar guests and. Due to COVID-19, all work will be completed remotely; students are expected to attend online meetings with their client(s) and team as needed.


  • Interviewing guests on Zoom or other platforms
  • Answers questions that may arise in the course of the discussion
  • Ensuring webinar interactions remain within the identified theme
  • Moderating or removing derogatory and disparaging messages, posts, comments or questions
  • Expected to have access to the necessary software to complete the task


  • Ability to communicate effectively in front of a camera
  • Prior experience with online workshops, webinars or tutorials
  • Knowledge and understanding of online platforms and moderation tools
  • Excellent communication skills, including online etiquette and proper tone
  • Ability to maintain a positive team-player attitude, remain calm and professional under pressure, work collaboratively and independently with diverse individuals

If you are a Humber student interested in joining the team, please send your digital portfolio, or resume including samples of your work to  and indicate the specific job in the subject line. Please include your student number, program, and semester in your message.

Application deadline:  Friday, June 19, 2020

Candidates will be assessed on their written applications. Virtual interviews will take place only if necessary during June 22- 26, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity; however, only successful candidates will be contacted.