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GIS Analyst

Location:
St. Catharines, ON, Canada
Posted:
May 17, 2020

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PHILIP AMPOFO DWOMOH

** ****** **** **., **. Catharines ON L2R 3T7

Phone: (289) 783 – 4540 adc9rq@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Master of Arts Degree in Geography September 2018 – May 2020 Brock University, St. Catharines

• My current research focused on identifying Niagara’s food desert neighbourhoods. Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography September 2011 - May 2015 University of Ghana, Accra

• Past Dissertation/ Group Project

Managing Market Fire in Ghana: A Case Study of Makola Market, Accra.

Impact of Land Cover Change on Land Use: A Case Study of Weija Community, Accra.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant May 2020 – Present

Brock University St. Catharines, ON

• Responsible for the reviewing of articles and analyzing quantitative data.

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Map, Data and GIS Library Student Assistant September 2019 – April 2020 Brock University St. Catharines, ON

• Perform statistical and geospatial analysis using Scientific software such as GIS, R Studio, Power BI, Tableau, SPSS, Minitab, Command line, Python.

• Searched and downloaded statistical data for lecturers and student-related researches.

• Helped students with statistical analysis.

• Presented and created lab projects for online workshops. Projects:

• Identifying Food Desert Neighbourhoods in the Niagara Region. https://pdwomoh.github.io/Philip-Dwomoh-DSL-Project/

• Niagara's Land Cover Change Analysis: An Introduction to Change Detection Analysis.

https://brockdsl.github.io/Change_Detection_Analysis_Remote_Sensing/ Teaching Assistant September 2018 – April 2020

Brock University St. Catharines, ON

• Worked individually with all students who did not score higher than 70% during the first half of the fall term and successfully boosted their averages by at least 25% at the end of the course.

• Improved the writing skills of students from 60% at the beginning of the term to 80% in the final exams.

• Received 100% positive feedbacks on class evaluations. Cashier

Niagara Parks Commission May 2019- August 2019

• Successfully carried out excellent customer services.

• Successfully handled payments and receipts

Research/Administrative Assistant September 2015-August 2016 Centre for Migration Studies - University of Ghana.

• Worked individually as well as a group to statistically analyze data on current migration- related issues in Ghana.

• Successfully help to support the administrative duties of the organization.

• Efficiently served as a resource person at the organization’s library. VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Trustee, CUPE 4207 November 2019 - Present

Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

• Responsible for auditing assets of the labour union. Member, Sexual Violence Prevention Committee October 2019 – April 2020 Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

• Advocate and make recommendations for sexual violence prevention at Brock University. Focus Group Member of President Climate and Equity Survey October 2019 – April 2020 Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

• Made recommendation on how to ensure Equity and a climate of inclusiveness as Brock University.

• Responsible for providing input on how to conduct a campus climate survey. Local, Provincial, and National representative of GSA at CFS May 2019- April 2020

• Act on behalf of Brock Graduate Students’ Association in advocating for the rights of graduate students at all local, provincial and national activities of the Canadian Federation of Students.

Vice President Equity and External Affairs, GSA May 2019 – April 2020 Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

• Advocate for the rights of Equity seeking groups among Graduate Students.

• Responsible for all external activities of GSA

Volunteer, HRE March 2019 – April 2020

Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

• Assist in poster hanging, tabling, and educating students on human rights and equity. International Committee Member, GSA September 2018–April 2019 Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

• Facilitated in organizing events to bring international students together at Brock University Winterfest Volunteer February 2019

Heartland Forest, Niagara Falls, ON

• Assisted with Hot Chocolate and provided passport stamps for children. Volunteer, Celebration of Nations, Brock International Service February 2019 Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

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• Represented Africa during the World Campus Tour

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Mental Health First Aid Adults Who Interact with Youth June 2019 Human Rights and Equity, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON ArcGIS Pro Workshop (The software, a Flu outbreak, and network analysis) June 2019 Digital Scholarship Lab, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON Intercultural workshops January 2019

International Service, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON Mental Health January 2019

Centre for Pedagogical Innovation, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON CLUBS & MEMBERSHIP

Member, InterNations Toronto community November 2018 - Present InterNations, Toronto, ON

Member, Graduate Students’ Association September 2018 – April 2020 Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

Member, Canada Federation of Students September 2018 – April 2020 Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

Member, Canadian Union of Public Employee September 2018 - Present Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

AWARDS

Faculty of Social Science Graduate Award April 2019 Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

Faculty of Social Science Research Award January 2019 Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

Graduate Student Scholarship 2018-2019

Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

CERTIFICATES

Instructional Skills Workshop December 2019

• Issued by the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation, Brock University Campus-Wide Co-Curriculum Certificate of Engagement November 2019

• Issued by Brock University

Mental Health First Aid Adults Who Interact with Youth July 2019

• Issued by the Mental Health Commission of Canada Intercultural Development July 2019

• Issued by Brock University Human Rights and Equity Graduate Student Research award December 2018

• Issued by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Brock University Philip Ampofo Dwomoh (289) 783 - 4540 Page 3

SPECIAL SKILLS

Technical skills

Skills in Statistical Analysis, Microsoft Excel Data Analysis, Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams, Team Working, Data Entry, Research Methodology, Fire Safety, Risk Assessment, Administrative Skills, GIS/ Remote Sensing, R Studio, Power BI, Tableau, SPSS, Minitab, Python, Omeka S, and Environmental Risk and Disaster Management. REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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