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Senior Research Analyst (EXPIRED)

Department of Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories not BA-granting

Job category Other (non-academic) / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Start date As soon as possible
Job description

Salary: $101,829 - $121,622

Department Information

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) provides the residents of the Northwest Territories with access to quality programs, services and support to assist them in making informed and productive choices for themselves and their families with regard to education, training, careers, employment and labour, child development, languages, culture and heritage.

Job Information

The Senior Research Analyst is responsible for establishing and executing system-wide research projects and programs, and participating in research and data-driven activities that will shift the culture of the Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) to one that is data driven and evidence based. The Senior Research Analyst's work is used to help improve the effectiveness and efficiency of existing programs and services and for the development of new initiatives, which further ECE’s efforts and responsibility to provide quality programs and services to Northwest Territories (NWT) residents across the fields of include early childhood development, K-12 and post-secondary education, labour development and standards, income security, Indigenous and French languages, and culture and heritage.

The incumbent will have a highly specialized knowledge in the field of social science research design, statistical analysis, and analytical methodologies; specific research methodologies including, survey, interview, and questionnaire design; and a demonstrated proficiency in SAS or SPSS.

The incumbent will be knowledgeable in determinants of health specific to healthy child development, education, employment, culture and heritage, social supports, and income security; the geographic, social and political factors and issues which affect the delivery of early childhood, K-12 and postsecondary education, official languages, income security and labour programs; and in the area of cross-cultural research, particularly respectful research practices and priorities related to Indigenous peoples.

These qualifications would typically be attained by:

• A Master’s degree in a Social Science field including demonstrated evidence of expertise in social science research methods through advanced coursework, professional development, or other certification.
• At least three (3) years of experience in a research or research-related role (including those undertaken alongside education, such as research assistant roles, fellowships, etc.) involving descriptive and inferential statistical/data analysis, preferably in situations where analysis was used to inform senior decision-makers.
• Of the above three (3) years, have demonstrated progressive writing experience, which may include the creation of research proposals, research reports, policy and position papers, communications materials or briefing documents.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR  
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
jobsyk@gov.nt.ca

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.gov.nt.ca/careers/en/job/19165
Hard deadline October 18, 2020, 11:59pm MST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.gov.nt.ca/careers/en/job/19165
Contact name Sara Weaver, PhD
Contact email
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Time created October 9, 2020, 1:57pm EST
Scheduled expiry date October 18, 2020, 11:59pm MST
Expired on October 20, 2020, 12:46am MST
Last updated October 20, 2020, 2:46am EST
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