Data Analysis Coordinator (Northumberland County)

Located an hour east of Toronto, the thriving Southeastern Ontario community of Northumberland County has a rich history of agricultural production, world-class manufacturing, and economic viability. As the upper tier of municipal government, we weave together seven diverse yet complementary municipalities.

Currently, we are looking to fill the following vacancy:

Data Analysis Coordinator (DAC)
Permanent, full-time position
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Hourly start rate: $38.55/hour (as per the CUPE 3725 Collective Agreement)

At Northumberland County Community and Social Services Department, we are looking for a talented Data Analysis Coordinator to add to our Community Services Division.

Duties & responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Manager of Community Services, you will contribute to the planning and implementation of the County’s 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan, Community Safety and Wellbeing Plan, service agreements and other departmental or divisional plans as required. Using your education and experience you will work closely with all divisions in Community and Social Services, County departments and Community Partners to implement the objectives of these plans, meeting both Corporate and provincial legislative/program requirements to improve program outcomes, accountability, risk management and financial responsibility. You will provide direction in the development, establishment and implementation for standard processes for collecting, updating and managing data to support evidence-based recommendations and planning.

You will be responsible for the creation, maintenance, storage and use of data bases containing sensitive, personal client and organizational information. You will ensure data integrity of applications, implementation of software and collection of required data and statistics to ensure quality and accuracy for data and statistical integrity.

You will be responsible to lead various projects, conduct local analysis of related data, conduct ongoing review and monitoring of indicators and outcomes within pilot and system programs, provide predictions, recommendations and summaries based on evidence and data. You will support and participate in financial recording, reporting and planning including the attainment of targets, and the use of data and research to make recommendations about budgeting and financial allocations.

You will have advanced writing and presentation skills in order to formally present detailed information to a wide variety of audiences, while building cooperative relationships with other employees and external stakeholders through internal and community liaison.

Qualifications & skills:

  • You have a University degree in Social Sciences, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field that includes statistics, survey methodology, data collection and evaluation.
  • Three years experience in the role or in research methodology, design, analysis and evaluating.
  • Experience working with computer software used for assembling statistical databases, data manipulation and analysis.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills to use MS Office Suite, and comfortable to work with or learn new provincial computer software/systems.
  • Experience in the application of statistical research methodologies.
  • Ability to establish processes that ensure data integrity.
  • Ability to be flexible in order to adapt to changing work requirements.
  • You have excellent interpersonal, project/time management, analytical, record keeping, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, accuracy and precision in work processes.
  • Demonstrate respect of confidentiality for privileged and sensitive information and/or data.
  • Your relevant experience in qualitative and quantitative analysis, knowledge mobilization, presentation and analysis of data and related information and research is complemented by knowledge of the social determinants of health.

The successful candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal background check prior to the commencement of employment. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

A valid Class G driver’s licence with a clean abstract and access to a personal vehicle is required. An acceptable driver’s abstract must be submitted with your resume. Resumes submitted without an acceptable driver’s abstract will not be reviewed.

When emailing your application, please ensure your cover letter, résumé and any other supporting documents are submitted in one file, preferably MS Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe (.pdf).

We invite you to submit a resume and cover letter by 4:30pm on Friday, April 9, 2021 to:

Human Resources
County of Northumberland
555 Courthouse Road
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J6

fax: 905-372-3046

Please note that accommodations are available, upon request, to support applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please e-mail your request to or call 905-372-3329 ext. 2327. Alternative formats of this job posting are available upon request.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection, in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.