New Job Institutions Analyst In Saskatchewan

Institutions Analyst
Institutions Analyst

Institutions Analyst

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $41.17–$51.60 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Institutions Analyst - RES006829
Employment Type : Permanent Full-time
Location(s) : SK-Rgna-Regina
Ministry : 037 Advanced Education
Salary Range : $41.174-$51.598 Hourly
Grade : SGEU.12.

The Sector Management and Relations Branch is recruiting an Institutions Analyst to the Technical and Indigenous Institutions team to support the work of Saskatchewan’s technical training institution to advance post-secondary, ministry, and government goals.

Institutions Analysts serve as a primary liaison between the Ministry of Advanced Education and post-secondary institutions. A key role is collaborating with partners to achieve a student-focused, accessible, responsive, sustainable, accountable, and quality post-secondary system. These goals include supporting teaching, research, and providing graduates to meet the needs of Saskatchewan’s labour market and communities.

Institutions Analysts are required to develop strong relationships with partners, provide governance support to institutions, encourage system-wide collaboration, and support the Minister and senior officials with written documentation. The positions are also responsible to analyze and develop budgets, financial statements, and policies.

Typically, the knowledge and abilities required for this position would be obtained through the completion of a master’s degree (business, social science, public administration, adult education or economics) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


You will have knowledge of:

  • post-secondary institution operations, education trends and issues in Saskatchewan and across Canada;
  • applicable acts and regulations governing Saskatchewan’s post-secondary system;
  • government structures, processes, responsibilities, and operations;
  • program/policy/project evaluation techniques;
  • board governance policy and practices for publicly or privately funded entities;
  • qualitative and quantitative research methodologies; and
  • financial management practices and tools.

You will have demonstrated ability to:

  • anticipate the need for teamwork and lead/assemble the team to meet goals and objectives;
  • verbally and in writing explain financial, programs, policies, procedures, and regulatory matters to a variety of audiences;
  • consult with other organizations and colleagues to develop positive working relationships, address complaints and advance common goals;
  • articulate strategic directions to link current operation to future directions;
  • clearly and concisely plan and facilitate meetings and respond to questions to promote a greater understanding of issues;
  • ask clear, concise, and relevant questions to obtain and analyze information;
  • clearly define problems; select and apply appropriate methods to analyze and address the problems;
  • analyze trends and issues, identify and develop options and solutions, and make policy recommendations to meet ministry goals and client needs;
  • calmly listen, assess, and clarify concerns and respond appropriately to clients, stakeholders and the public who may be angry, confused, upset or uncooperative;
  • influence, persuade or convince others to work towards a mutually acceptable solution;
  • work independently or collaborate effectively as a team member with co-workers, agencies, and others to consistently meet program and client needs;
  • plan, organize and complete multiple, complex tasks and projects taking into consideration conflicting and changing priorities to meet competing deadlines;
  • analyze financial statements and proposals to develop budgets and assess an organization’s financial health and sustainability;
  • accurately reference and interpret acts, regulations, policies, and guidelines; and
  • create and generate queries, reports and documents using the Internet, word processing databases, spreadsheets, and other software packages.

You will be:

  • a critical thinker, strategic, analytical, detail-oriented, responsible, proactive;
  • client-focused, co-operative, collaborative, dedicated, independent and a team player; and
  • respectful, positive, honest, and diplomatic.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work : A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: Sep 11, 2023, 12:59:00 AM