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Title Researcher
Division Applied and Institutional Research
Category Support Staff
Type Temporary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary $26.92 - $31.21 per hour
Band G
Hours 35 hours per week
Campus St. James
Effective Date ASAP – Oct. 18, 2013
Duties Reporting to the Manager of Institutional Research:
  • Acts as the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) College Contact; responsible for organizing the distribution and administration of over 7,000 student KPI surveys, ensuring that all Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ (MTCU) protocols are met; coordinates with external providers the release of KPI related reports.
  • Coordinates the accurate delivery of electronic course evaluation surveys for all College courses and ensures that faculty and departments obtain their reports in a timely manner.
  • Gathers data required for analysis including enrolment statistics, KPI results, financial information, etc.
  • Defines and designs ongoing research and one-time research projects that respond to the academic research needs of the College.
  • Liaises with other researchers and relevant bodies in the College and University system.
  • Prepares summaries and presentation material for research projects.
  • Writes reports and gives presentations on the data collected.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Four year degree from a recognized post secondary institution in Statistics, Psychology, Mathematics, Business or related sciences or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education.
  • Minimum three years of practical experience in supporting research projects, preferably in education.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills; strong technical knowledge of Excel, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) or database software is required to be able to work with, organize and analyze large data sets, e.g. student enrolment statistics.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical and problem solving skills are a must; ability to anticipate, identify, and solve inconsistencies with data.
  • Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to lift up to 11 lbs, e.g. packages for KPI surveys.
  • Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered.
 
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
 
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
 
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 12-186
Closing Date Now Posted Externally Until Filled
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