New Job Research Social Planner In Alberta
|Research Social Planner|
Research Social Planner
Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $46.38–$62.06 an hour
Location : Alberta
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.
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
Apply By: December 22, 2022
Job ID #: 306642