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New Job Alis Outreach & Evaluation Specialist In Alberta

Alis Outreach & Evaluation Specialist
Alis Outreach & Evaluation Specialist

Alis Outreach & Evaluation Specialist

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $5,366–$7,014 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 32354

Ministry: Community and Social Services

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Permanent

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: September 16, 2022

Classification: Program Services 4 Market Adjustment

About Us

The ALIS careers, learning, and employment website, at

Housed within the Employment Services branch of the Community and Social Services ministry, the ALIS team of cross-functional project and product managers collaborates closely with partners in Education, Advanced Education, Labour and Immigration, and other ministries across government.


The Employment Services branch is seeking an insightful relationship builder to demonstrate the ALIS website to diverse stakeholders, evaluate how different audiences are using it, and bring that knowledge back to the ALIS team to inform continuous improvement of the site.

The world of work is constantly evolving. Applying design thinking, software-as-a-service, and continuous improvement principles from the private sector, we’re evolving with it. Using both virtual and in-person methods, you will be responsible for promoting ALIS and demonstrating different aspects of the site to a wide variety of audiences. This includes leaders and front-line staff across government, teachers, career counsellors, career development practitioners, campus career centers, contracted career services providers, community organizations, and stakeholder groups, with the goal of helping them better serve the career, learning, and employment needs of Albertans.

On your own, in partnership with other areas of government, and through contracts that you procure and manage, you will apply a variety of active listening, facilitative, and evaluative techniques including business analysis, design thinking, focus group testing, and outcomes-based evaluation, to gain a rich understanding of how ALIS is being used in the wild. This includes understanding what’s working, what isn’t working, and how the tools, data, and content on the website can continue to be improved to better meet the needs of Albertans and the career advisors who serve them.

Regardless of where in Alberta you’re working from, you’ll be surrounded and supported by a diverse team of experienced innovators who are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives and careers of Albertans. The Employment Services branch is highly distributed across 17 different offices throughout rural and urban Alberta – connecting virtually comes naturally to us. You’ll be assigned to a nearby government office and hybrid working from home schedule may be considered, as long as you can remain productive and deliver results. Some travel to in-person events will be required.


Suitable candidates require a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field plus 4 years of progressively responsible related experience. Equivalencies will be considered, for example:

  • a Master’s Degree in a related field plus 3 years of related experience; or
  • a diploma in a related field plus 6 years of related experience; or
  • a certificate in a related field plus 7 years of related experience; or
  • 8 years of related experience.

Valuable experience, competencies, certifications, and training for this role can include:

  • Business Analysis
  • Facilitation
  • Design Thinking
  • User-Centered / Citizen-Centered Design
  • Knowledge Translation
  • User Experience
  • Certified Career Development Professional (CCDP)
  • Social Work (particularly career and employment services delivery)

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

Develop networks, creative problem solving, and build collaborative networks are particularly important competencies for this role:

Develop Networks

Builds trust to fairly represent every party:

  • Uses network to identify opportunities
  • Establishes credibility and common purpose with a range of people
  • Actively represents needs and varying groups
  • Creates strategic impression by inspiring and connecting with values and beliefs

This role is accountable for building, inspiring, and maintaining critical networks with diverse groups across the province to identify opportunities, build common purpose, and to identify and represent needs.

Creative Problem Solving

Creates the environment for innovative problem solving:

  • Generates new ways of thinking; ensures right questions are being asked about a problem
  • Eliminates barriers to creativity and innovation
  • Encourages a culture of innovation

The understanding that this role builds regarding user needs, the questions they ask of diverse stakeholders, and the design thinking that they apply will empower the ALIS team to identify and develop innovative solutions.

Build Collaborative Environments

Involves a wide group of stakeholders when working on outcomes:

  • Involves stakeholders and shares resources
  • Positively resolves conflict through coaching and facilitated discussion
  • Uses enthusiasm to motivate and guide others
  • Acknowledges and works with diverse perspectives for achieving outcomes

ALIS serves the needs of all Albertans—from highly skilled professionals to those facing severe barriers to employment—throughout their lifelong journey. The work of ALIS takes a one-government approach that spans multiple ministries (including both the social and economic sectors), together with their respective stakeholders, needs, initiatives, priorities, and outcomes.


$2,683.10 to $3,507.06 bi-weekly ($70,029 to $91,534 per year)


This is a full time permanent position. Hours of work are 36.25 hours weekly.

You are encouraged to provide a cover letter outlining what you will bring to this role.
Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening. Due to wait times to receive a completed Criminal Records Check (CRC) that includes Vulnerable Sector screening check, applicants who are invited for an interview are encouraged to request a completed CRC (level 1) that includes Vulnerable Sector screening check from their local RCMP/Police detachment prior to their interview. The CRC will only need to be provided upon request.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Pension plans:
    • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Nadine Uwimana, TAS Administrator at [email protected]

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check