Closing Date: January 18, 2023 at 4:30 PM
We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Note: This position was previously posted and closed November 24, 2022. All applications will be resubmitted in the competition. Previous applicants need not apply.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Full-Time | 1 Year Term (with the possibility of extension) | Fredericton | Hybrid
Standard Work Hours:
Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week
$51,821.00 - $67,368.00 per annum
UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, minimum three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.
UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we're proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work from home options.
- Analyze statistics and evaluate findings. Prepare evaluation and monitoring reports for the Aging Secretariat.
- Conduct extensive interviews to obtain information on the status of applied research projects.
- Advise and guide project proponents on challenges or issues arising.
- Provide feedback on progress against intended objectives.
- Develop project evaluation plans in collaboration with personnel from New Brunswick government departments.
- Provide in-depth assessments of community project evaluation plans.
- Advise project proponents of requirements to ensure their evaluation plans meet established standards.
- Develop unit evaluation plan in discussion with the Associate Director.
- Develop evaluation frameworks, reports, and data collection tools.
- Interpret and present monitoring and evaluation results to government officials and external stakeholders.
- Provide advice to the Associate Director on evaluation activities.
- Prepare and deliver training workshops to project proponents on the evaluation framework and reporting guidelines.
- Represent the unit on external committees.
- Other duties as required.
WHAT YOU BRING:
- A Master's Degree in Social Sciences, Public/ Business Administration, or a related field.
- A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience.
- A comparable combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset and will be given preference.
- Experience in program evaluation and in preparing and analyzing progress reports required.
- Experience in project management would be an asset.
- Analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
- Ability to prioritize work, apply standards and meet deadlines.
- Strong computer skills and experience using Microsoft Office and other software packages.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to deal with a wide variety of people in a professional manner.
- Experience in preparing and delivering presentations to groups.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
WHO WE ARE:
At NB-IRDT we offer a creative, dynamic, and meaningful work environment where all team members are valued.
The heart of MEKTU is investigating the quality, usefulness and effectiveness of policies, programs and practices and the process of moving research into practice. MEKTU is a partnership between NB-IRDT and the Government of New Brunswick (GNB). It was developed in support of the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project (HSPP) - a $75 million partnership project between GNB departments of Social Development and Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Since its establishment, MEKTU continues to support the HSPP while expanding to support other projects through helping governments, communities and partners make trusted, evidence informed decisions to improve the lives of citizens.
We inform effective practices, programs, and policies in New Brunswick and beyond through collaboration, monitoring, robust evaluations, and knowledge transfer.
We are engaged in a wide variety of research/evaluation projects in health, education, and other social sciences sectors. Our team has a diverse academic background, including psychology, business, economics, criminology, health sciences, education, gerontology, and kinesiology.
This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.
UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION