Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
July 23, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Research Office



Resources

1. Personnel Resources

Primary Contact Person :  Co-ordinator - Research Services

Minimum number of staff required : 2

  • Co-ordinator - Research Services
  • Finance Administrator                  

Maximum Acceptable "Down-time"  :   10  days

Note - During the month of October, between October 10-15 and October 25-31, we would absolutely need access to either the President, VP:Academic, Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, or Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research to sign applications.

At this time, we could be down no longer than 2 days, as SSHRC grants are due October 15 and NSERC grants are due November 1.

Minimum need access to a signatory. 

A  photocopier to save a signed copy of each grant.

Mail services to send to Ottawa.

NSERC grants are submitted through an online system, so before the November 1 deadline. Need access to the Internet.

 

2. Computing Resources

i) Hardware

  • 2 P.C.s., capable of  running software listed in section (ii).
  • One laser printer with regular printer cartridges.
  • Access to a photocopier (does not have to be located in our area)

ii) Software

  • Central Administrative Databases  -  SCT Banner, Novell and email access
  • PC-based - Windows, Microsoft Office (including MS Access)

iii) Networking / Communications

  • Connections between PCs, printers, and central network
  • Internet access

 

3. Information Resources

Access to the Banner database is the critical data needed.

Additional critical files are on the v: drive (Graduate Studies and Research drive)

 

4. Space, Furnishings, and Other "Infrastructure" Needs

Physical space requirements :

  • work space  -   144  square feet

Furnishings (work stations and chairs) for 2 people

2 telephones with long-distance capabilities, and required cabling and communication lines for same

Adding machine/printing calculator

Some kind of filing ability, even if only in the form of "bankers' boxes" temporarily

 

5. Other Forms and Supplies

basic offices supplies and stationery

 

6. Emergency Personnel - on call list

Name:

Home Phone:

Cell (if available)

Office ( Rm #) and Phone

Note: Care should be taken when distributing unlisted phone numbers

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Tasks and Procedures - Pre-disruption

Unit:  Graduate Studies/Research Office

BCP Site Coordinator:  Co-ordinator, Research Services

Process Name:

Information Technology Role:  Access to V; drive and Banner access

No information on specific hard drives of Research Office users is critical to operations should a disruption occur.

Critical information is stored on the v: drive (Graduate Studies drive).  Therefore, no backup necessary for a secure location.

Furnishings needed for staff mentioned in resources.

 

Tasks and Procedures - Post-disruption

Unit: Graduate Studies/Research Office

BCP Site Coordinator:  Co-ordinator, Research Services

Process Name:

Information Technology Role:  Access to V; drive and Banner access

Communication to university community via WLU web-site and global email.

Advise plans for re-establishing operations as we resume "normal" activities in the Research Office.

Establish office area to service research needs of the university community during period of disruption.