PolicyWise exists to improve the well-being of children, families, and communities by leading, creating, and mobilizing research and evaluation for evidence-informed policy and practice.
We are an innovative not-for-profit organization governed by members representing academia and community. Our employees are experts in data analytics, applied research and evaluation, and knowledge mobilization.
We distinguish ourselves by applying collaborative, multi-sectoral approaches to mobilize evidence to inform policy and practice decisions.
About the Role
PolicyWise currently has an exciting opportunity for a Data Coordinator to join the team in Edmonton, Alberta.
Reporting to the Director of Data Operations, the Data Coordinator is responsible for data and analytics projects that deliver on our mission to generate and mobilize evidence to improve lives. This position will have a significant role in data-related initiatives and ongoing operations. The Data Coordinator will develop new partnership opportunities with external organizations that help them leverage data and analytics to improve service and outcomes.
The Data Coordinator will work with community organizations, researchers and decision makers to make the biggest impact with their data. The role includes project coordination of priority initiatives, stakeholder engagement, data management, development of metadata, data extraction, negotiation of agreements, conducting analysis, preparing tables and figures, assessing disclosure risk, and other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Training and development will be provided to build on the knowledge, experience and transferrable skills of the successful candidate.
In order to qualify for this role, you will have a Masters degree (preferred) or a post-secondary degree in health, social science or other related disciplines(e.g., social work or public health, statistics) combined with a minimum of 2 years of related work experience.
Please note that candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and education may still be considered.
Our ideal candidate will also possess:
In order to be successful in this role, you will have a demonstrated understanding of research ethics, data security, and information privacy. Experience working with diverse populations and in a client-serving, non-profit organization will be considered an asset for this role.
About the Rewards
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive annual salary, based on skills and experience, plus a great host of benefits, including:
And that's not all! You will be welcomed into a supportive and highly collaborative environment. If you think you've got the skills to take on this rewarding and challenging role, Apply today!
PLEASE NOTE APPLICATIONS CLOSE 7TH JUNE, 2019, AT 5:00 PM (MDT).
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