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Winnipeg School Division
About Winnipeg School Division
Winnipeg School Division (WSD) nurtures a welcoming and inclusive culture of people committed to working together to inspire students to reach goals and achieve academic success. WSD is the largest school division in the Province of Manitoba with over 33,000 students and 5,000 employees. To ensure WSD’s continued success as a leader in education and innovation, we’re committed to finding and developing the right people to join our team.
Research, Planning & Technology Services
Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Research, Planning and Evaluation, the Research Officer is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of specific research projects and evaluations; student assessment analysis and reporting; enrolment projections; conducting administrative data analysis; maintaining the Division’s internet mapping websites; performing general administrative duties; and other various duties as required.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Prepares reports, databases and evaluations; provides assistance with program evaluations, surveys, Department databases, map software, statistical analysis and interpretation of results.
Maintains office communications with ongoing contact with staff and staff meetings, and individual meetings as required; reviews procedural and policy changes.
Assists with the development and implementation of specific research projects and program evaluations as identified by the Supervisor and Senior Administration; clarifies program objectives; determines the methodology, types of data and statistical analysis required.
Provides assistance to Division personnel with research methodology, data collection, survey design and data analysis.
As a member of the Assessment Steering Committee (ASC) provides input into issues related to assessment data including reliability, data collection, reporting and analysis.
Determines appropriate methods of data collection, maintains assessment databases, conducts or supervises reliability analysis of instruments, develops assessment reports for teachers, administrators, administration and the Board.
Conducts analysis and presents findings of assessment data for Assessment Steering Committee (ASC) and for program evaluations and research projects.
Responsible for preparing all Division enrolment projections.
Conducts various administrative data analyses such as facility use, catchment area, class size, student suspensions, student demographics, course completion, surveys, census and income tax, etc.
Maintains section’s main website and the mapping websites.
Liaises with various agencies regarding information such as demographic, census data, income tax and birth data.
Keeps abreast of Research and Evaluation and Division policies and procedures.
Performs other related duties within this classification and related classifications not exceeding skills and capabilities, as required.
Requires a Masters degree in
research methods or statistics from a recognized University
A minimum of three years
experience conducting research projects and performing statistical analysis
using univariate statistics, regression analysis, ANOVA and multivariate
analysis is required;
Excellent oral and written
communication skills required;
Excellent organizational skills
with the ability to work in an environment with multiple interruptions or
Demonstrated expertise working with community
partners, government department/agencies and elected Boards;
Ability to communicate sensitive and complex
information to a wide variety of audiences;
Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and
Demonstrated experience analyzing data and preparing
reports and executive summaries for use in organizational and programmatic
Proficiency in utilizing computer applications,
including statistical analysis, spreadsheets, word-processing, statistical
software, and database software
Superior interpersonal, organizational, critical
thinking and communication skills;
Excellent planning, organizational, and project
How to apply:
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Human Resource Services – Staffing Office
Winnipeg School Division
We thank all interested individuals, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Employment is subject to a clear Child Abuse Registry check and Police Information Check
Winnipeg School Division has an Employment Equity policy which strives toward a fair representation of women, Indigenous peoples, persons living with a disability and minorities at all levels within the organization.
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