Children’s Early Years Data Analyst - Temporary (County of Wellington)


Social Services Department
Children’s Early Years Division

Requires a

12 Month Temporary
Children’s Early Years Data Analyst

Reporting to the Director of Children’s Early Years, the Children’s Early Years Data Analyst is a position contracted through the Ministry of Education and is responsible for independently designing and conducting and/or contributing to research, evaluation, data collection and planning in the early years sector. The Children’s Early Years Data Analyst also maintains research, resource and data repository for early years information and ensures data files, research and reports are formatted such that they can be aggregated for regional and provincial uses. The Children’s Early Years Data Analyst also conducts local analysis of Early Development Instrument (EDI) data and support broader use of the EDI through discussions with local boards of education, early years providers and the broader community and facilitates training and workshop sessions for community partners to build awareness and understanding of the of early years research and promote use of local data collection, evaluation and planning activities.

The minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Undergraduate degree in human services, including courses in social statistics.
  • Over one year related experience in data collection, data analysis and research.
  • Working knowledge of social science research methods and statistical analysis, with the ability to analyze and synthesize diverse information from many sources.
  • Experience with ArcView and SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) Version 22.
  • Ability to recommend changes to established methods or procedures.
  • Ability to design and conduct research and complete data reports accurately.
  • Knowledge and experience working with community agencies and programmes.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including developing and delivering presentations, training and/or capacity building sessions.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of computers, software, programmes and databases.

This position offers a benefit package and a salary range of: $66,448.20 to $77,459.20 (2021 Union Compensation Grid), based on a 35 hour work week.

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Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume, clearly marked Posting #046-21 by Friday, April 9 at 4:00 pm.

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The County is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation for disabilities is available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.