New Job Program And Data Coordinator In Alberta

Program and Data Coordinator
Program and Data Coordinator

Program and Data Coordinator

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $5,176–$6,796 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 42588

Ministry: Skilled Trades and Professions

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Permanent

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: June 8, 2023

Classification: Program Services 3

About Us

The Ministry of Skilled Trades and Professions delivers programs and policies to ensure Alberta remains a destination of choice for professionals and a leader in apprenticeship and trades education. The Ministry is responsible for providing apprenticeship, trade and foundational learning programs to Albertans to ensure our province has a skilled workforce to support a thriving and diverse economy.


The Ministry of Skilled Trades and Professions has an exciting opportunity and is looking for a Program and Data Coordinator to join our team!

The Program and Data Coordinator leads and supports multiple projects simultaneously. Integrated project analysis, evaluation and reporting is prepared and presented to the Manager.

This position works with program areas and department or external stakeholder groups regularly to support collaborative and integrated information sharing and decision-making and to facilitate transitions to new or revised program operations. The Coordinator works with a team to support the design and implementation of methodologically sound analytics and monitoring and evaluation activities to assess and inform programs, services, initiatives and policies. The position brings acumen and advice to the division regarding data analysis, research, quality assurance, and program development and implementation.

You will be reporting to the Manager, Program Implementation.

In your role as a Program and Data Coordinator, you will be responsible to:
  • Support the design and redesign of programs and services through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Complete research, data analysis, and forecasting and evaluation activities to understand trends, results and gaps.
  • Identify, evaluate and utilize new or expanded data from internal and external sources to address gaps or emerging issues/opportunities.
  • Working within a team to develop and implement data collection instruments, collection and analysis.
  • Contribute to the development of policy, regulations, or strategies; in particular by applying a data analysis and evaluation lens to the work.
  • Develop and manage the full lifecycle of contracts and grants.
  • Support budget management by providing analysis, data and recommendations.
  • Manage assigned projects, typically smaller in scale, or components of larger projects.
  • Provide the Manager with advice and recommendations for emerging issues, opportunities and challenges.
  • Develop information products, including briefings, narratives, presentations, reporting templates and visuals.


University graduation in a related field plus 2 years of progressively responsible related experience; or equivalent as described below.

Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:
  • 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
  • 1 year of experience for 1 year of education.

Assets Include:
  • Experience in program development, implementation and/or operations.
  • Knowledge and experience in data analysis, evaluation and quality assurance.
  • Experience coordinating projects.
  • Ability to create diverse documents, visuals, tools and presentations to suit diverse audiences, including infographics and diagrams.
  • Knowledge of government contract and grant management policies and procedures.
  • Strong ability to develop clear/concise written reports, briefings, letters, executive summaries, action requests, etc.
  • Organization and prioritization skills to balance multiple ongoing projects at one time, and able to meet tight timelines.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviours 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:

In this role, you will contribute to our team by demonstrating the following behavioural competencies:
  • Agility - Sees the need and readily steps in to help others on the team; anticipates change and adapts behaviour accordingly, is nimble and open to changes; takes advantage of opportunities to improve program development and implementation processes.
  • Build Collaborative Environments - Creates opportunities for project teams and stakeholder to share information; respects others' point-of-view, encourages or facilitates conflict resolution, recognizes performance of all groups involved.
  • Creative Problem Solving - Seeks and suggests new ideas and approaches to proactively identify and address project risks to mitigate their escalation; breaks problems down to facilitate the creation of solutions; shares learnings with others.
  • Develop Networks - Builds relationships by following through on commitments, demonstrating integrity and respect for others; informs key stakeholders of relevant information in a timely manner; seeks and applies the perspectives and needs of colleagues, and stakeholders.
  • Systems Thinking - Considers inter-relationships among initiatives and relation to department priority and expected project outcomes; integrates emerging trends; considers implications of different options when making decisions; thinks broadly about programs to consider how changes will be integrated and transitioned into existing operations.


$2,588.06 to $3,397.76 bi-weekly ($67,548 to $88,681/yearly)


This is a permanent, full-time position working 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

This position is based in Edmonton.

We require you to attach a Cover Letter with your application explaining your qualification and suitability for this role. In your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time or full-time.

Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted, or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in.

Top candidates will be required to undergo security screening.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.
  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week, and modified work schedule agreements
  • Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool -

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:

    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, via email.

    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 Michelle Elliott at [email protected].

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