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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Policy and Strategic Planning Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent, 1 Temporary
Job Code:    20PEC - Ecomcs & Stat (Ama Unit) PEC20
Salary:    $76,666.00 - $99,591.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    47208
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Consider this challenging opportunity with the Strategic Planning and Research Branch in the Research and Evaluation Unit at the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, leading program evaluation and research initiatives.

What can I expect to do in this role?

• coordinate evaluation, statistical activities and reports for senior management and central agencies
• support the development of the ministry's strategic plan
• monitor the achievement of defined goals, objectives and deliverables
• support the ministry's research contracts and project management capacity
• support the coordination of federal, provincial and territorial justice sector relations for the National Justice Statistics initiative
• develop performance measures and customer satisfaction surveys
• act as a team leader to other staff

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:
• you have knowledge of project management, program evaluation techniques and social science research methodologies to provide leadership for research projects and provide expert advice to senior management
• you have the ability to acquire and understand government and justice sector issues and priorities relevant to research and evaluation

Research and Analytical Skills:
• you have knowledge of a range of research, analytical and statistical methodologies to conduct and coordinate research studies
• you have excellent analytical and conceptual skills to interpret findings, assess implications and make recommendations

Communication and Stakeholder Management:
• you have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders to negotiate and resolve issues
• you have excellent communication and presentation skills to prepare and oversee the preparation of reports, presentations, briefing material and option papers
• you have the ability to translate complex information to common language

Computer Proficiency
• you have knowledge of PC based software including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Visio, Acrobat, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and NVIVO (qualitative data analysis software) to conduct research studies

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 25 Grosvenor Street, 9th Floor, Toronto, Toronto Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 25 Grosvenor Street, 9th Floor, Toronto, Toronto Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Policy and Analysis
Posted on:   Thursday, November 8, 2012
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, November 23, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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