New Job Research Social Planner In Alberta

Research Social Planner
Research Social Planner

Research Social Planner

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $46.38–$62.06 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary . City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits . Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As a Research Social Planner, you will direct and conduct social research leading to recommendations for social planning, and policy and program development and implementation. Primary duties include:
  • Design and manage innovative research projects.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis and interpret findings in recurrent and one-time reports and presentations for a wide variety of audiences.
  • Analyze information, write reports on social issues, and disseminate information collected and analyzed by others (for example: educational institutions, StatCan, think tanks, consultants, governments).
  • Collaborate and consult with interdepartmental groups and staff on the research and planning aspects of work in progress, including program evaluation and measurement advice.
  • Provide technical consultation and research methodology best practices to community partners and other business units within The City that is professional and easily understood.
  • Represent the department and/or business unit on planning bodies and interagency committees on research matters, including but not limited to data development standards, trend analysis, and findings that result in recommendations.
  • A graduate degree in Social Sciences or a related discipline with a social research and policy emphasis.
  • At least 3 years of related experience conducting and supervising research in an applied human resources setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality deliverables (reports, presentations, evaluation frameworks, data visualization, and briefing notes) for non-technical audiences.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Business Intelligence tools and software; software for statistical analysis (SPSS); and survey design.
  • Strong knowledge of large data sets used for community indicators and benchmarking such as Census data.
  • Previous experience leading complex evaluations/reviews would be considered an asset.
  • Previous experience working across jurisdictions and with multiple partners would be considered an asset.
  • Previous experience with impact evaluation approaches that incorporate analysis of large administrative or demographic datasets would be considered an asset.
  • Project management experience and certification would be considered an asset.
  • Success in this position requires:
    • Strong communication, problem-solving, and adaptability skills.
    • Highly motivated and with ability to work collaboratively and under tight timelines to meet client needs.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Community Strategies

Position Type: 1 Temporary (up to 18 months)
Location: 800 MacLeod Trail SE

Compensation: Pay Grade 13 $46.38 - 62.06 per hour (2023 Rates)
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.

Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week

Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: December 22, 2022

Job ID #: 306642